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Three Signed CDVs of USCT BBGs: Llewellyn F. Haskell, John H. Holman, and Milton Smith Littlefield
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 3: Bvt. Brig. Gen. Llewellyn F. Haskell, Col. 41st USCT & Lt. Col. 7th USCT, previously 84th NY Inf., 5th MO Inf., 27th MO Inf., rising from Pvt. to Bvt. Brig. Gen. in the course of the war, carte by Richard Walzl's, Baltimore, signed on both sides as Lt. Col. 7th USCT. Bvt. Brig. Gen. John H. Holman, Col. 1st USCT, previously 2nd Lt. 4th MO US Reserves, carte by S. Masury, Boston, signed on verso Head Quarters 1st U.S.C.T., Camp near New Bern N.C., April 6th 1864 / Yours Truly, John H. Holman / Col. Comdg 1st U.S. Colored Troops. Bvt. Brig. Gen. Milton Smith Littlefield, Col. 21st USCT, previously Capt. 14th IL Inf., after the war known as the "Prince of Carpetbaggers" for his involvement in several railroad bond scandals, carte by E.P. Hipple, Philadelphia., signed on verso .

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Light soiling.  Holman's with trimmed corners.
Sold: $381.88
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