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    J.E.B. Stuart Carte de Visite. 2.5" x 4", with a J. Gurney & Son, New York imprint on verso. An oval seated portrait of the celebrated general wearing knee-high boots, gauntlets, dress sash, while clutching his saber and ostrich plume adorned hat. Stuart served under Stonewall Jackson and became famous as the eyes and ears of General Robert E. Lee. He fought at the Peninsula Campaign, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. Stuart was killed May 11, 1864 outside of Richmond at Yellow Tavern, and his death was a major blow to the Confederate cause. From the Bret J. Formichi American Civil War Rarities Collection.

    Condition: Lightly toned throughout. Minor wear and soiling to the corners and mount edges. Spotting throughout the background of the image. On verso has been written in pencil, "Gen. Stuart." Overall good.


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    October, 2019
    26th Saturday
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