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Autographed CDV of Gen. Wm. W. Belknap
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Carte is ink signed beneath portrait, verso with dedication and Alexander Gardner backmark. Post-war, Secretary of War under scandal ridden Grant administration.


Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Image has lightened a bit. Signature remains strong. 
Sold: $300.00
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