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    Union Cartes-de-Visite: George Armstrong Custer and George Crook. Two (2) cartes including a full-view sitting George Armstrong Custer (1839-1876) by Styles' Vermont Gallery of Art, Burlington; and George Crook (1828-1890) by Ewing & Company, Cumberland, Maryland. The Custer view is K-78, taken by Mathew Brady in Washington, D.C. on May 23, 1865. Like Custer, Crook fought in the Indian Wars, but could not defeat Geronimo. In the Civil War, he headed the Department of Western Virginia and was a corps commander. While stationed at Cumberland, Maryland, he was captured by Jesse McNeill's "Partisan Rangers" and whisked off to Richmond along with Union General Benjmain F. Kelley. From the collection of Dr. Michael Krane.

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    17th Saturday
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