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Two Signed CDVs, Pennsylvania BBGs: John I. Curtin and John P.S. Gobin
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Curtin, John Irwin (1837-1911). Curtin enlisted in August 1861 as a Captain in Co. A, 45th PA Infy. He remained with the unit until the end of the war (m/o 7.17.65), but transferred to F&S in 1862. He received promotions to Major (7.30.62), Lt. Col. (4.13.63), and Col. (4.13.63). His brevet BG came in Oct. 1864. Backmark of Brady, Washington, DC. Signed on front "Yours truly, Jno. Curtin, Bvt. Brig. Gnl."

Gobin, John Peter Shindel (1837-1910). Gobin enlisted on Lincoln's first call and was commissioned as 1st Lieut. in the 11th PA Infy., a 3-month unit. After that unit mustered out, and after a short vacation, he was commissioned into the three-year 47th PA Infy. as Capt. of Co. C. In July 1864 he transferred to F&S with the rank of Major. In Nov. he was promoted to Lt. Col., and Colonel in January 1865. He received his brevet BG in March 1865. He mustered out on Christmas 1865. The cdv is inscribed on verso "Truly Yours J.P. Shindel Gobin, Capt Co. C 4th P.V." With backmark of Whitehurst Gallery, Washington, DC.


Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Both with pencil ID on verso. Gobin with some toning. Curtin near excellent.
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