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Three CDVs of Gettysburg Interest: John C. Robinson, David A. Russell, John Sedgwick
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 3: Anonymous CDV of Maj. Gen. John C. Robinson, CMOH, assumed command of 1st Corps on July 1. Brady view of Bvt. Maj. Gen. David A. Russell '41; Col. 7th Mass.; led a brigade in the 6th Corps only lightly engaged at Gettysburg but still brevetted for same.  Later personally led his division in a charge at Rappahannock Station, capturing eight enemy battle flags and artillery. Commanded division during the Overland campaign and sent to the Shenandoah to repel Early; killed at Winchester Sept. 19, 1864 while at the front of his men. A stellar officer awarded five wartime brevets including two as major general. Anonymous view of Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick '33, commanded 6th Corps at Gettysburg and later the 5th and 6th Corps at Rappahannock Bridge where he shattered elements of Confederate division, taking numerous prisoners and trophies. KIA at Spotsylvania May 9, 1864. 

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Robinson CDV, even toning. Russell CDV, few smudges. Sedgwick CDV, corners clipped, light soiling.
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