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    Major General William Buel Franklin CDV. 2.5" x 4", no photographer's backmark, signed "Maj. Gen. W. B. Franklin" in pencil on the verso, lightly toned with age, else near fine. Franklin was a corps commander in the Army of the Potomac who saw action at the Peninsula Campaign, Battle of Antietam, and Fredericksburg. It was at this last battle that was blamed for his inability to break Stonewall Jackson's line and the remainder of his wartime career suffered for it. Following the Civil War, General Franklin relocated to Connecticut and became the general manager of the Colt Firearms Manufacturing Company.

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    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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