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    Union General Benjamin H. Grierson Carte de Visite. 2.4" x 4". Alexander Gardner published by Phil & Solomons backmark. A standing pose in uniform. Untrimmed mount, gently toned, with a few spots of foxing on the verso. Grierson entered the army as a volunteer aide de camp to General Benjamin Prentiss. Most notably, in April of 1863, under orders from General Grant, Grierson left LaGrange, Tennessee in command of 1700 troops and commenced a raid southward through the heart of the Confederacy. They marched 800 miles in 17 days, wreaking havoc and destruction all along the way; arriving in Baton Rouge on May 2. He was rewarded with a promotion to brigadier general.

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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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