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Six CDVs: Lew Wallace, Cadwallader Washburn, Jos. D. Webster, Godfrey Weitzel, Frank Wheaton, A.W. Whipple
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 6: Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn, ink autographed on verso with rank, with Taft, Memphis, TN backmark. Col. 2nd WI Cav.; served in Missouri and then advanced to command the Dept. of West Tennessee during which time he led a portion of the 16th Corps during early Vicksburg operations. Anonymous view of Bvt. Maj. Gen. Joseph D. Webster; Grant's Chief of Staff from Belmont to Shiloh; served as administrative director of railroads during the Vicksburg campaign, thereafter Chief of Staff to Gen. Sherman during the Atlanta campaign. Fredricks & Co. carte of Bvt. Maj. Gen. Frank Wheaton, ink identified beneath portrait, Col. 2nd RI; brigade and division commander with five wartime brevets including the Wilderness, Cedar Creek, Petersburg and twice to Maj. Gen. Addis, Washington, D.C. carte of Maj. Gen. Amiel W. Whipple '37, Topographical Engineer; three wartime brevets for Bull Run, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville (posthumous) where he was mortally wounded on May 4, 1863 while in command of a 3rd Corps division. With CDVs of Lew Wallace, by Fredricks & Co., and Godfrey Weitzel, by Brady.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Webster CDV trimmed, else G+. Washburn soiled with wear, G+. Wheaton with heavy mottling, G. Whipple trimmed top damaged, G. Weitzel showing wear and mottling with top edge damage, G.
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