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Six CDVs: Geo. Thomas, Wm. Tibbits, Davis Tillson, Jno. B.S. Todd, Alfred Torbert, Dan'l Tyler
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 6: Schleier, Nashville, TN view of Bvt. Maj. Gen. Davis Tillson, Chief of Artillery, Dept. of the Ohio, supervised gun emplacements at Knoxville while commanding an infantry brigade in the 23rd Corps, elevated to division command at end of war. Brig. Gen. John B.S. Todd '32, CDV by Scholten, St. Louis, MO; commanded district of N. Missouri, appointment expired July 1862. Anonymous view of Bvt. Maj. Gen. Alfred T.A. Torbert '51, ink identified beneath portrait, Col. 1st NJ; dynamic officer who initially commanded an AOP infantry brigade until 1864 when he was given a cavalry division. He particularly excelled in the mounted service, rising to Chief of Cavalry in the Shenandoah after exceptional service during the gritty Overland campaign. Torbert earned six wartime brevets including Gettysburg, Hawe's Shop, Winchester and Cedar Creek. Unmounted albumen of Brig. Gen. Daniel Tyler' 16; early service in the west commanding a brigade, later held administrative posts at Harpers Ferry, Baltimore, and District of Delaware. With CDVs of George Thomas ink identified beneath portrait, no backmark, and William Tibbits, by Rockwood & Co., New York.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Thomas CDV, some mottling. Tyler view, an unmounted albumen.
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