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Two CDVs of Gettsyburg Interest: Wm. Wells, Alpheus S. Williams
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 2: An anonymous vignette of Maj. Gen. William Wells, Col. 1st VT Cav.; part of Farnsworth's brigade at Gettysburg with Wells as major. Wells assumed command in June 1864 and fought under Sheridan in the Shenandoah where his reputation was made at Winchester and Cedar Creek. Two wartime brevets. Bvt. Maj. Gen. Alpheus S. Williams, CDV by Schwing & Rudd, Army of the Cumberland; commanded a division successively in the 2nd Corps and later the 12th Corps at Gettysburg. Transferred west and led a 20th Corps division, and temporarily the corps, during the Atlanta campaign and the "March to the Sea."

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Wells about VG, with pinhole near top left corner.  Williams trimmed at top with clipped corners, about VG.
Sold: $1,762.50
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