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    General John A. Rawlins: Carte de Visite of Grant's Closest Confidant. Posing in civilian clothes, this CDV has a "Bogardus Photographer" backmark (New York). Starting as an aide-de-camp, Rawlins worked with General Grant throughout the war years and was appointed Secretary of War when Grant was elected president. He had contracted tuberculosis during the Civil War and died after only five months in the cabinet position. Excellent detail and contrast, extremely fine.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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