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Five CDVs: U.S. Grant, Henry Halleck, Chas. S. Hamilton, Winfield S. Hancock, James A. Hardie
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 5: Fassett's Gallery, Chicago CDV of Maj. Gen. Charles S. Hamilton, Col. 3rd WI.; sacked by McClellan, transferred west and served creditably at Corinth in command of a division. Political machinations forced his resignation in April 1863. Gurney & Son, New York CDV of Maj. Gen. Winfield S. Hancock '40; honored with a joint Resolution of Congress "for the skill and heroic valor which at Gettysburg (he) repulsed, defeated and drove back" the enemy. Wounded at Gettysburg, Hancock brilliantly re-deployed the shattered 1st & 11th Corps, anchoring the line while maneuvering and throwing back critical Confederate attacks. Bvt. Maj. Gen. James A. Hardie '39, ink identified beneath portrait, no imprint; ADC to McClellan and well regarded staff officer. With cartes of U.S. Grant, by Whipple, Boston, and Henry Halleck, verso including autograph and Appleton & Co., New York imprint.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Hancock CDV with some toning, trimmed corners. Grant CDV, with remnants of paper affixed on verso, indicating this was once affixed to an album page, very light smudge in top right corner of albumen.
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