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    Carte de Visite of Union Generals Irvin McDowell and James Shields. Head-and-shoulders images mounted on the deeply embossed photographer's mount of A.E. Alden of Rhode Island. Embossed "frames" around the images, US flags, eagle with spread wings, and shield. McDowell and Shields joined forces at Cross Keys and Port Republic (June 8-9, 1862), but were unable to move quickly enough to thwart Stonewall Jackson's retreat following his brilliant Valley Campaign. Light age toning and soiling. Generally fine.

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    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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