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    Union General Alexander S. Webb Carte de Visite Signed "Alex. S. Webb Brig. Genl.". 2.5" x 4", with a Brady's, New York imprint on verso. A three quarter portrait of a seated Webb dressed in his military uniform, holding his hat in his lap. Webb graduated from West Point in 1855 and rose to become a Brevet Major General in the Union Army. He was thrust into the thick of the fighting at Gettysburg, and on July 2, 1863, he successfully defended Cemetery Ridge. The following day he found himself holding the Federal center against Pickett's Charge. In 1891, Webb received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his gallantry in the field at Gettysburg. From the Bret J. Formichi American Civil War Rarities Collection.

    Condition: Rounded corners, with light toning throughout. Faint pencil writing on verso is illegible. Else very good.


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    October, 2019
    26th Saturday
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