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    Confederate Cartes-de-Visite: George B. Crittenden, Basil Wilson Duke and Thomas Fenwick Drayton. Three (3) cartes including George B. Crittenden (1812-1880); Basil Wilson Duke (1838-1916) (bottom part of card cut off without loss of image); and Thomas Fenwick Drayton (1808-1891). All cartes by E & H.T. Anthony, New York. Duke rode with Morgan's Raiders, both being captured at the same time. Upon Morgan's death, after being exchanged, he took command of that cavalry unit. Neither Crittenden nor Drayton acquitted themselves well in the conflict. At Port Royal, Drayton was opposed by his own brother, Percival Drayton, who commanded the leading Union warship. From the collection of Dr. Michael Krane.

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    September, 2016
    17th Saturday
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