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    Confederate Major General Earl Van Dorn Carte de Visite, blank back with inscribed identification, Confederate manufacture. Clipped upper corners as made, lower edge somewhat crimped. Overall light toning, very good condition. Mississippian Earl Van Dorn (1820 - 1863) graduated from the U. S. Military Academy in 1842, serving in both Mexico and, later, against Comanches. An able cavalry general in the Western Theater, Van Dorn was killed by a jealous husband rather than a uniformed foe.

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    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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