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Four CDVs, Staff Officer BBGs: John A. Campbell, N.P. Chipman, John S. Clark, Cyrus B. Comstock
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 4: Campbell, John Allen ( d 1880). Enlisted as 1st. Lieut. 10.31.61. AAG Vols. 10.27.62. With "Your friend, J.A. Campbell" in large letters on verso. Signed over backmark of Hoelke & Beneke, St. Louis, MO. Campbell received BG brevets for "courage in the field and marked ability and fidelity." and two more for "gallant and meritorious service." (Plus brevets as Maj., Lt. Col.) Resigned 4.15.69.

Chipman, Norton Parker (1836-1924). 2nd Lt. 2nd Iowa 5.28.61, commissioned Colonel and ADC 4.16.62 to staff of MG Curtis. BBG 3.13.65. Period copy shot printed by D.R. Coover, Chicago. On deluxe card with gilt edges.

Clark, John S. Enlisted 5.18.61 as a Colonel. Commissioned into F&S. Resigned for promotion 11.18.61, ADC to  Gen. Banks. Resd. 16 Aug. 1865. Pencil signed with rank dated Jan 1863 at top of verso. Cdv with backmark of Fowler's studio, Auburn, NY and later pencil ID on verso.

Comstock, Cyrus Ballou (1831 - 1910). Enlisted as 2nd Lieut. 7.1.55 commissioned into 1st Battn. Engr. US Army. ADC to Grant and Sherman 3.29.64. Three brevets - two BG, one MG. Promoted to full Colonel 7.25.66. Retired 2.3.95. Carte trimmed to fit slightly smaller albumen; backmark of T.F. Saltsman, Nashville, TN and pencil ID on verso.


Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Copy cdv excellent. One trimmed as noted above. Others very good.
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