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    Signed Carte de Visite of Col., Later Brig. Gen., Thomas Scott Allen 5th Wisconsin Inf. Backmark of Fuller, Madison, Wisc. this bust portrait of Allen wearing the rank of Col. is signed by him on both the front and back. Allen was promoted to Col. on December 25, 1862, and retained the rank until his promotion, by brevet, to Brig. Gen. March 13, 1865. Wounded at Rappahanock Station, November 7, 1863. Originally enlisting as a Captain in the 2d Wisc. on April 27, 1861, Allen served with the 2d and the 5th through heavy fighting with the Army of the Potomac, the 5th losing 195 men killed and mortally wounded, the 2d 238. Scarce image in fine condition and especially desirable signed.

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