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Two CDVs of Gettysburg Interest, Plus Signature: Jno. H. Ward, Alexander S. Webb, CMOH
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 3: Brig. Gen. John H.H. Ward, Col. 38th NY, carte by Payne, Warwick, NY; led a 3rd Corps brigade until the Wilderness, twice wounded including Gettysburg, relieved in May 1864 for conduct unbecoming. Accompanied by J.H.H. Ward signature clipped from the docketing of a letter, dated April 23, 1863. 

Brady CDV of Bvt. Maj. Gen. Alexander S. Webb CMOH '51; six wartime brevets including two for heroism at Gettysburg where he commanded a brigade in the 2nd Corps. Webb was positioned in the "copse of trees" during Pickett's Charge and gained immortality amidst the ferocious carnage of the "high tide," being wounded and winning a Medal of Honor for his conduct. Wounded again at Spotsylvania, he became Meade's Chief of Staff near the end of the war.


Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Both cartes VG.
Sold: $1,116.25
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