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    Union Major General Thomas Howard Ruger: Civil War Period Carte de Visite. Approximately 2.25" x 4" with a C. D. Fredricks & Co., New York backmark. General Ruger is shown posed standing in uniform (with brigadier general rank). Thomas Ruger (1833-1907) was an 1854 graduate of West Point. He participated in several engagements including the Maryland and Shenandoah Valley Campaigns, Antietam, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg among others. After the war he became superintendent of the Military Academy at West Point. Top right corner slightly clipped, otherwise a beautiful, clear image in fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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