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Three Autographed CDVs: Andrew Porter, Fitz John Porter, Robt. B. Potter
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 3: Brady view of Brig. Gen. Andrew Porter, autographed beneath portrait with lengthy salutation on verso; AOP Provost Marshal General under McClellan, thereafter rear-area posts. The unfortunate Maj. Gen. Fitz John Porter, ink autographed beneath portrait with 1862 date and notation on verso as well as Addis, Washington, D.C. backmark. Maj. Gen. Robert B. Potter, ink autographed on verso, with Schleier's Galleries, Knoxville, TN backmark. Col. 51st NY; served the entire war in the 9th Corps, distinguished at Roanoke Island, WIA New Bern, fought throughout 1862 and was particularly notable at  Fredericksburg. Commanded a division at Vicksburg, Knoxville and the Overland campaign where he assaulted the Crater. Severely wounded at end of war, Potter was slighted for reasons unknown receiving only a single brevet.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Three CDVs VG+. Fitz John Porter CDV, small pinholes in top right and left corners, possibly trimmed along top and bottom edges.
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