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Three Autographed CDVs: Robt. B. Potter, Calvin E. Pratt, Thos. E. Ransom
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 3: Gurney & Son, New York CDV of Maj. Gen. Robert B. Potter ink signed on verso. Addis, Washington, D.C. view of Brig. Gen. Calvin E. Pratt, ink signed on verso, Col. 31st NY; WIA Mechanicsville, commanded a brigade at Fredericksburg, resigned in April 1863. Brady CDV of Brig. Gen. T.E.G. Ransom, autographed beneath portrait with notations on verso in another hand, Col. 11th IL; a much underrated soldier who rose from captain to temporarily lead the 5th Corps during the Atlanta campaign and later the 17th Corps. Twice wounded, Ransom died of illness and exhaustion while returning to his command.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Potter CDV with bumped lower left corner, otherwise Potter and Pratt cartes near EXC. Ransom about VG, with trimmed lower right corner.
Sold: $528.75
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