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Four CDVs, Including Staff Officer BBGs: John Sprague, Anson Stager, William Strong, William Thurston
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 4: Early war view of Bvt. Brig. Gen. John T. Sprague as company grade officer, by S.J. Thompson, Albany, NY, Col., 7th US Inf., received single brevet. Post-war copyshot of Bvt. Brig. Gen. Anson Stager, by Dodge, Chicago, with inked information on verso, Chief of U.S. Military Telegraphs; ADC to Halleck at War Dept. in Washington 2/62; originated and developed the military telegraph cipher system; received single brevet. Before the war, Stager was general superintendent of Western Union and later vice president. Brady carte of Bvt. Brig. Gen. William E. Strong, ink signed Strong on verso, Capt., 2nd Wisconsin; Lt. Col. and Asst. Inspector Gen., 12th Wisconsin Inf., Field and Staff; received single brevet. Addis, Washington, D.C. carte of Bvt. Brig. Gen. William H. Thurston, inked Thurston on verso, Capt., 52nd Indiana Inf.; Lt. Col. and Asst. Inspector Gen., U.S. Vols.; received single brevet. 

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Sprague CDV, light edge and cornerwear. Strong CDV, lower left corner bumped. Thurston CDV, edges and corners trimmed.
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