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    Andrew A. Humphreys Signed CDV, "A.A. Humphreys Brig.Genl.", Brady's Galleries, New York & Washington, D.C. backmark. A standing ¾ figure portrait of the general. Bold, dark signature in lower margin. Excellent tonal contrasts. Fine condition. A. A. Humphreys (1810 - 1883) was a career soldier, graduating from West Point in 1831. An engineer by training and experience, he served variously as a divisional commander at Gettysburg, as Meade's chief of staff and as commander of the 2nd Corp during the war's final months in Virginia. In 1866 Humphreys was promoted to brigadier general in the Regular Army and became its Chief Engineer.

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    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
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