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    Confederate Cartes-de-Visite: James Lawson Kemper, Samuel Jones, John Marshall Jones and Joseph Brevard Kershaw. Four (4) cartes including an unmarked James Lawson Kemper (1823-1895); Samuel Jones (1819-1887) by E & H.T. Anthony, New York; John Marshall Jones (1820-1864) by Anthony, New York; and Joseph Brevard Kershaw (1822-1894), which an 1 5/8" piece was cut from a CDV and pasted in the middle of a 9.75" x 7" engraving along with another Confederate officer. Kemper, a VMI graduate, was a veteran of the Mexican War who later served as Governor of Virginia. He fought at First Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg and Gettysburg. At that pivotal battle, he commanded a brigade in Pickett's division and was severely wounded and taken captive following the failed charge. Samuel Jones, a tactical instructor at West Point, served under Beauregard and Earl Van Dorn. He commanded the Departments of Western Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. John Marshall Jones served under Magruder, Ewell and Early. He was wounded at Gettysburg, near's Culp's Hill, received a second wound at Mine Run and was killed at the Wilderness on May 5, 1864. Kershaw, a member of the South Carolina planter aristocracy, participated valiantly in particularly all the major battles of the Eastern theatre, including Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg (his brigade suffering huge casualties at the Peach Orchard), Chickamauga, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor and Petersburg. From the collection of Dr. Michael Krane.

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    September, 2016
    17th Saturday
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