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    Confederate Surgeon Major Samuel Houston Caldwell's Collection of Confederate Generals CDVs. Surgeon to General Nathan Bedford Forrest, Caldwell was active after the war in the United Confederate Veterans and collecting Civil War mementoes. Part of his collection includes these ten cartes de visite of Confederate generals. All are of the 2½" x 4" size and are in good condition. As follows:
    General Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), West Point (USMA) Class of 1829, leader of the Confederate armies, later President of Washington College;
    General Joseph E. Johnston (1807-1891), USMA 1829, he was commander of the Army of Tennessee and signed an armistice with General Sherman in April 1865;
    General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson (1824-1863), USMA 1846, the hero of the Confederacy who was accidentally killed by his own men at Chancellorsville;
    General Albert Sidney Johnston (1803-1862), USMA 1826, killed at the Battle of Shiloh;
    General Braxton Bragg (1817-1876), USMA 1837, led an invasion of Kentucky and fought at Perryville and Stones River. This is an image of him as a younger officer;
    General Ambrose Powell "A.P." Hill (1825-1865), USMA 1847, killed at the defense of Petersburg;
    General Sterling Price (1809-1867), defeated Steele, fought at Iuka, Corinth, Helena and Red River;
    General Simon Bolivar Buckner (1823-1914), USMA 1844, led his troops at Chickamauga;
    General John Marmaduke (1833-1887), USMA, a Missourian, he led his troops in Arkansas and at Shiloh;
    General Albert Pike (1809-1891), an Arkansas general who led a force of Indians at the Battle of Pea Ridge.

    This is an excellent grouping of Confederate general officer photographs collected by the Confederate surgeon who rode with General Nathan Bedford Forrest.


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