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Five CDVs: Tho. G. Stevenson, Chas. Stolbrand, David Stuart, Thos. Sweeny
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 5: Autographed carte of Brig. Gen. Carlos (Carl) J. Stolbrand, ink signed beneath portrait, by Fredricks & Co., New York; Swedish expatriate rose to 15th Corps Chief of Artillery prior to Atlanta, captured at Kingston and later escaped, "Marched to the Sea," personally promoted to Brig. Gen. by Lincoln at behest of Gen. Sherman. Unheralded western artilleryman. Anonymous view of Brig. Gen. David Stuart, Col. 55th IL; led a brigade at Chickasaw Bluffs and assumed division command in charge during the assault on Arkansas Post; Senate inexplicably rejected his appointment to Brig. Gen. and he resigned in disgust. Uncommon view of Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Sweeny, by Scholten, St. Louis, MO, as Capt., 2nd US Inf., Col. 52nd IL; led a brigade at Shiloh and by Atlanta elevated to division command in the 16th Corps. Afterwards placed in arrest by corps commander Grenville Dodge but acquitted of charges, never restored to field duty. Arrested in 1867 for his involvement with the Fenian Movement while still on active duty. With a CDV of Thomas G. Stevenson, by J.W. Black, Boston, plus another civilian view identified as Sweeny but likely not so.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Overall VG+ to near EXC.
Sold: $540.00
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