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    Confederate Brigadier General Martin Witherspoon Gary: Civil War Period Carte de Visite. Approximately 2.5" x 4". No backmark. The general, in uniform, is shown from the waist up. Martin W. Gary (1831-1881) was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives as a secessionist in 1860. When the state seceded he joined the Hampton Legion as a captain, taking control of the Legion after the First Battle of Manassas. Refusing to surrender with Lee at Appomattox, he and his 200 men escorted Jefferson Davis and his cabinet to Greensboro, North Carolina. Some toning to mount, otherwise a superb image in excellent condition.

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    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
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