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Autographed CDV of Chief Railroad Constructor Herman Haupt
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Brig Gen. (declined) Herman Haupt '31, autographed in blue ink beneath Brady portrait; engineer par excellent, pioneering Chief Constructor of US Military Railroads through Sept. 1863 and the unheralded driving force behind ultimate victory.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
VG+.
Sold: $998.75
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