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Colonel John T. Wilder, 17th Indiana, Commander of Wilder's Lightning Brigade, CDV
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Bvt. Brig. Gen. John Thomas Wilder, Col. 17th Indiana Infantry, or "Wilder's Lightning Brigade," his famed swift-moving mounted infantry unit armed with Spencer repeating rifles; carte by Morse's, Nashville, inked on verso Received Feby 4th 1864.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Very good.
Sold: $881.25
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