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    Union Brigadier General Joseph Abel Haskin Signed Carte de Visite. Approximately 2.5" x 4" with an Alexander Gardner studio mark on the verso. The albumen image features a bust portrait of the general in uniform. Signed on the verso: "Washington, D. C. / Oct. 12th 1865 / J. A. Haskin / Brig. Genl. Vols." Three cent George Washington tax stamp affixed to verso. Contemporary identification in ink beneath the portrait. Minor foxing and one small loss at the upper right corner, otherwise an excellent image. Haskin (1818-1874) was an 1839 graduate of West Point, wounded in the Mexican-American war. For his efforts in the defense of Washington, he was promoted to Brigadier General in 1864.

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    December, 2014
    12th Friday
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