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Six CDVs: Thos. A. Smyth, Jno. W. Sprague, Jno. Starkweather, Frederick Steel, Isaac Stevens, Thom. G. Stevenson
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 6: J. Gurney & Son, New York CDV of Bvt. Maj. Gen. John W. Sprague CMOH, Col 63rd OVI; led a brigade from April 1864 and won the CMOH "for saving the corps trains at Decatur, Georgia on July  22, 1864."  "Marched to Sea" and brevetted Maj. Gen. Brig. Gen. John C. Starkweather, CDV by Sherman, Milwaukee, WI, Col. 1st WI; led a brigade from Perryville to Chattanooga; bested by Forrest at Pulaski, TN, unemployed thereafter. Shew, San Francisco CDV of Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele '39, Col. 8th IA;  divisional commander through Vicksburg, cleared Arkansas of Confederates and emerged untainted from the Red River campaign, invested Mobile as temporary corps commander, a much underrated officer. Anonymous view of Brig. Gen. Isaac Stevens '35; Col. 79th NY; engaged at Port Royal and commanded at Beaufort, SC; KIA at Chantilly Sept 1, 1862. J.W. Black, Boston carte of Brig. Gen. Thomas G. Stevenson, Col. 24th Mass.; fought under Burnside in North Carolina operations, heavily engaged at Morris Island during the Charleston siege; KIA at Spotsylvania May 10, 1864 while commanding a 9th Corps division. With Anthony CDV of Thomas A. Smyth.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Smyth CDV, with scattered spotting. Sprague CDV, scattered creases, few stains, rounded corners. Starkweather CDV, scattered staining. Stevens CDV, lightened, corners clipped.
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