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    Union Cartes-de-Visite: August Valentine Kautz, Henry Moses Judah, Richard W. Johnson, Rufus Ingalls, Stephen Augustus Hurlbut, Thomas W. Hyde and David Hunter. Seven (7) cartes including August Valentine Kautz (1828-1895) by E & H.T. Anthony, New York (soiling, rounded corners); Henry Moses Judah (1821-1866) by Brady National Portrait Gallery, New York; Richard W. Johnson (1827-1897) by C.C. Giers, Nashville; Rufus Ingalls (1818-1893) by Alexander Gardner, Washington, D.C.; Stephen Augustus Hurlbut (1815-1882) by Anthony, New York, from a negative form Brady's National Portrait Gallery; Thomas W. Hyde (1841-1899), by Whitehurst Gallery, Washington, D.C.(horizontal crease, signed on the mount); and David Hunter (1802-1866) by Charles D. Fredricks & Company, New York. Kautz fought at the Peninsula and led both cavalry and infantry troops. He played an important role in severing Confederate railroad tracks around Petersburg. Judah served primarily as an Inspector General in the Armies of Tennessee and Ohio. He fought at Shiloh, Corinth and the pursuit of Confederate raider John Hunt Morgan. Richard Johnson also pursued the raider Morgan, but was himself captured and exchanged. He fought at Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, New Hope Church (badly wounded) and Nashville. Ingalls served admirably as a Chief Quartermaster during the war with responsibility for supplying all armies operating against Richmond. Hurlbut commanded the XVI Corps and the Department of the Gulf, fighting at Shiloh and Corinth. He was generally seen as corrupt and more interested in lining his pockets than anything else. The Hyde card is signed on front and inscribed on the back side "Maj. 7th Me. V." Hyde fought at the Seven Days battle, Antietam (awarded the M.A. for leading his regiment on a charge on September 17, 1862), Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Petersburg. Hunter was wounded at First Bull Run, commanded the Departments of the West, South and West Virginia, fought at Fort Pulaski, Sesessionville and Piedmont. His retreat at Piedmont opened the door for Jubal Early to raid Washington. He is best known for issuing an unauthorized and repudiated Emancipation Proclamation in 1862 and chairing the Lincoln Assassination Conspirators tribunal. From the collection of Dr. Michael Krane.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    17th Saturday
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