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Four CDVs: John W. Geary, James I. Gilbert, Alvan C. Gillem, Quincy Gillmore
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 4: Henzey & Co., Philadelphia CDV of Bvt. Maj. Gen. John W. Geary, Col. 28th Pa., commanded a division in the 12th Corps at Gettysburg and later fought in the west.  Bvt. Maj. Gen. James I. Gilbert, ink autographed with rank beneath portrait, no studio mark, Col. 27th IA; the solitary star to emerge from the Red River disaster, Gilbert later distinguished himself at Nashville and added to his laurels during the Mobile campaign. Giers & Co., Nashville, TN CDV of Maj. Gen. Alvan C. Gillem '47, Col. 10th TN. (US); primarily a staff officer during the war, he still earned five wartime brevets, later fought the Modocs under Canby and was responsible for clearing the Lava Beds held by Captain Jack. With Brady/Anthony CDV of Gen. Quincy Gillmore.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Geary CDV with trimmed corners and edges. Gilbert CDV, light, scattered spotting, some edgewear to oval-shaped albumen. Gillem cdv, some scattered spotting. Gillmore CDV with corner and edgewear, including crease in lower right corner of mount.
Sold: $411.25
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