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    Civil War German Silver Bugle Inscribed to Lt. Col. (Bvt. Maj. Gen) Robert Avery, 102d New York Vol. Inf. 11 ½" overall, double twist with prominent dove tailed seam, ¾" floating rim. Excellent condition, just some old scattered minor dents, retains the original mouthpiece. Inscribed in flowery script at the top of the bell "Robert Avery". Avery enlisted as a Capt. In the 102d on July 8, 1862 and was discharged for disability on June 27, 1864. He was promoted to Lt. Col. Jan. 1, 1863 and brevetted to Maj. Gen. for action at Lookout Mountain, Tn., March 13, 1865. Avery was wounded at Chancellorsville, where the regiment lost 90 men, and severely wounded at Lookout Mountain resulting in the amputation of his right leg. Also included is a stunning pristine CDV of Avery in regulation frock coat with shoulder straps, holding a magnificent Tiffany presentation sword. Rare and unusual inscribed artifact about which a most interesting history will emerge with diligent research.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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