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    Two Union General Frank Wheaton Cartes de Visite (One Signed). Both feature the young general in uniform. On the reverse of one, he has written in ink, "Yours faithfully / Frank Wheaton / B. Maj. Genl. / U.S.A. / June 28, 1865." Also on the reverse is the imprint of photographer John Goldin & Co. The other albumen print, which was part of the series The War for the Union, is mounted on a larger paper card, which measures 4.25" x 6.5" overall. Backstamped on the reverse by publisher John C. Taylor of Connecticut.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    12th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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