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Gettyburg Interest: CDV of Gen. Byron R. Pierce
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Anonymous view of Bvt. Maj. Gen. Byron R. Pierce, Col. 3rd MI Inf.; WIA five times including Gettysburg where he lost a leg, "distinguished for gallantry" at Chancellorsville, led a brigade during the Overland campaign and brevetted  for Sayler's Creek.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Bottom severely trimmed with clipped top corners.
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