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Two CDVs, Indiana BBGs: George P. Buell and Newell Gleason
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
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Buell, George Pearson (1833-1883). A native of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, Buell enlisted as Lt. Col. of the 58th IN Infy. in Dec. 1861. He was promoted to Col. in June 1862. A civil engineer before the war, he received a brevet as BG in Jan 1865 for "able management of pontoon trains," plus brevets as Col. (3.2.67) for service at Missionary Ridge, and BG for faithful service during the war (3.2.67). He mustered out of volunteer service in July 1865. He continued to serve, becoming Lt. Col. of the 29th US Infy in July 1866. He transferred to the 11th Infy. in March 1869 and promoted to Col. in command of the 15th US Infy. He died in 1883 while on duty in Nashville, TN. He was a cousin of Don Carlos Buell. Cdv with backmark of Anthony, New York.

Gleason, Newell (1824-1886). Gleason enlisted in August 1862 as a Lt. Col. and was commissioned into F&S of the 87th IN Infy. He was promoted to Col. (3.22.63) and received his brevet BG in 13 March 1865. He mustered out with the unit in June 1865. Signed in lower margin on recto as Col. 87th IN. Backmark of Giers, Nashville, TN.


Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Buell with both ink and pencil IDs on verso. Gleason with old ink price on verso. Both with a bit more than average toning and handling wear.
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