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    Union General Gordon Granger Clipped Signature and two Cartes de Visite. Signature clipped from a letter, "Very Respectfully you obt Servt G. Granger", 4" x 1". Tightly trimmed, in bold ink; tiny mounting remnants and previous dealer's notations in pencil on verso. Together with two CDV images of Granger. The first is a head and chest portrait with an E. & H.T. Anthony backmark measuring 2.4" x 4". With surface soiling to the albumen and mount, including a rust stain at top. The mount has been trimmed at corners. With pencil identification and biographical notes on verso. The second CDV is a formal seated portrait in uniform measuring 2.4" x 3.75", with great detail. Webster & Bro. of Louisville backmark, light soiling, with the corners clipped slightly. Granger was a career army man. He graduated from West Point in 1845 and served in the Mexican War. He is best remembered for his gallantry during the Battle of Chickamauga. On the second day of the battle, September 20, 1863, he reinforced, without orders, Major General Thomas's Corps on Snodgrass Hill, staving off Confederate forces until dark, and making possible the safe retreat of Federal forces.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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