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    Robert E. Lee: Composite Photographs and Bonus. 1) Unmarked carte-de-visite [CDV] titled "Generals of the South" featuring copy-image, retouched portraits of Lee and six other prominent Confederate commanders. Circa 1864-1865. 2) CDV featuring Beauregard, surrounded by Lee and seven other Confederate commanders. Titled "Confederate Group." on verso with J. O. Kane of New York back mark. Circa 1861. 3) Cabinet card dated 1885, titled "Confederate Commanders". Published by Notman of Albany and given away as a premium by the Travelers Insurance Company of Hartford. Great condition. 4) 4" x 4.25" manuscript label originally placed around a packet of Confederate General Orders No. 95 dealing with quartermasters on the march. Inscribed: "Hd. Qrs. Army No. Va. Near Brandy Station Oct. 29th/63. R. E. Lee General Genl. Order No. 95. This order in regard to Quartermasters on the march. Received Nov 14th 1863." The handwriting is likely in the hand of Walter H. Taylor, Lee's adjutant.
    From the collection of Dr. Donald Hopkins.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2019
    4th-5th Saturday-Sunday
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