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Five CDVs, Including Staff Officer BBGs: Sylvester Churchill, John Cox, Charles Crane, George Drake, Thomas Duncan
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 5: Bvt. Brig. Gen. Sylvester Churchill, Inspector General of the US Army, previous service in the War of 1812 and the Mexican War, brevetted for actions in the latter, had been Inspector General of the US Army for 20 years at the start of the Civil War, but died of natural causes in late 1862, early copy carte by Brady. Bvt. Brig. Gen. John C. Cox, Lt. Col. & Chief Commissary of Subsistence, 17th Corps, autographed beneath portrait Truly Yours, John C Cox / 17th Army Corps. Bvt. Brig. Gen. Charles H. Crane, Surgeon & Medical Officer, after the war appointed Surgeon General of the US Army, carte uncredited. Bvt. Brig. Gen. George B. Drake, Lt. Col. & AAG US Volunteers Adjutant General Dept., earlier service in 6th US Inf. and 12th MA Inf., postwar copy carte. Bvt. Brig. Gen. Thomas Duncan, Maj. 3rd US Cavalry, previous service in the Black Hawk War (at the age of 13!) and Mexican War, postwar service with 5th US Cavalry, carte by Addis Gallery, Washington.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Cox's with trimmed corners, foxing, and a few stray marks.  Drake's with incorrect inked identification on verso. Others with light soiling and/or corner wear, else very good.
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