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    Carte de Visite of Confederate General John Echols. Head-and-shoulders image of Echols in uniform at the start of the war. Commissioned as a lieutenant colonel, Echols was a brigadier general by war's end, having commanded the 27th Virginia Infantry and leading the regiment in the fighting at the First Battle of Manassas. He was soon promoted to colonel, serving in the Valley Campaign, where he was severely wounded. Later, he served with distinction at the Battle of Droop Mountain, the Battle of New Market, and the Siege of Petersburg. Image published by E. and H.T. Anthony of New York. Lightly age toned; two-cent revenue stamp on verso. In fine condition.

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    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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