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Four CDVs: Francis Fessenden, James Forsyth, John Foster, Robt. S. Foster
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 4: Maj. Gen. Francis Fessenden, verso with autographed salutation and B.F. Smith & Son, Portland, ME imprint, Col. 25th & 30th Maine; led a brigade at Pleasant Hill, severely WIA at Monett's Ferry and credited with "saving the retreating army."  Brady/Anthony CDV of Bvt. Maj. Gen. Robt. S. Foster, ink identifed beneath portrait, Col. 13th Ind.; prominent in 1863 Charleston operations, later led a brigade and division in the 10th Corps in front of Petersburg. With CDVs of Gen. James Forsyth, no studio mark, and John Foster, by Brady/Anthony.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Fessenden cdv has lightened. Forsyth cdv with small stain in top left portion of albumen. John Foster cdv slightly trimmed along bottom and side edges. Robert Foster cdv, small tear along bottom edge of mount that extends into "R" of ink identification.
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