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    Joseph E. Hamblin Signed Carte de Visite. 2.25" x 4", a profile bust portrait in uniform, with an A. Jorrel, Boston backstamp. Signed on the photograph below the image: "Yours Jo. E. Hamblin Comdg 3 Brigade 1 Div 6 Corps." On verso has been written in another hand "Bvt Brig Genl Jo. E. Hamblin Comdg 3' Brigade 1' Div 6 Corps." With a green 3 cent George Washington stamp on verso.

    Joseph Eldridge Hamblin (1828-1870) served with the Union Army during the Civil War and commanded a brigade in the Army of the Potomac. He was wounded at the Battle of Cedar Creek and was brevetted brigadier general. After his brave leadership at the Battle of Sailor's Creek he was brevetted major general.

    Condition: Light edge toning. The lower corners have been clipped and the top corners are bumped. Minor paper loss to the stamp on verso.


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