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    CARTES DE VISITE OF NOTABLE UNION SOLDIERS. A group of four images of important Civil War personalities including a remarkable mounted CDV-sized albumen image of Major General George Armstrong Custer, seated with his slouch hat in his lap, no studio marks present, a clear, sharp image in fine condition; a sharp Matthew Brady CDV portrait of General Oliver O. Howard, in fine condition; a CDV portrait of General Joseph Hooker published by E. Anthony of New York from a Brady negative, clear and sharp in fine condition; and a CDV portrait of Thomas "Boston" Corbett, the soldier who shot and killed Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth. Corbett is featured standing, in uniform with his kepi resting on a table at his side. The image has faded slightly and a former owner has penciled "Boston Corbett - Union soldier who shot J. Wilkes Booth the assassin of Abe Lincoln" on the verso, else a very good image.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
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