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Colonel John Corson Smith, 96th Illinois Infantry, Autographed CDV
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Bvt. Brig. Gen. John Corson Smith, Lt. Col. 96th Illinois Infantry, carte by T.F. Saltsman, Nashville, TN, autographed beneath portrait and on verso as Bvt. Col. 96th Illinois and affixed with revenue stamp on verso.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Very good.
Sold: $499.38
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