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Five CDVs: J.B. Carr, Samuel P. Carter, Silas Casey, Wm. T. Clark, Cassius M. Clay
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 5: Bvt. Maj. Gen. Joseph B. Carr, identified in ink beneath portrait, with Brady/Anthony backmark. Bvt. Maj. Gen. Samuel P. Carter, ink identified beneath portrait, with C.D. Fredericks & Co., New York backmark. Obscure cavalry officer who commanded a division in the 13th Corps, better known for his naval service as Rear Admiral . Maj. Gen. Silas Casey '22, best known for his Infantry Tactics adopted in 1862. Carte with Whitehurst Gallery, Washington, D.C. imprint. Bvt. Maj. Gen. Wm. T. Clark, staff officer & adjutant to Gen. McPherson; brevetted for Atlanta. CDV lacks studio mark. Maj. Gen. Cassius M. Clay, in civilian dress, with Brady/Anthony backmark; staunch Lincoln supporter in pivotal KY, Minister to Russia, 1863-69. 


Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Carr cdv, loss to albumen in lower right corner. Casey cdv with edge and corner wear to mount. Clark cdv with clipped corners. Clay cdv, light spotting. 
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