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    Confederate General Samuel Cooper: Carte de Visite and Clipped Signature. Includes: (1) CDV bust view of Cooper, in civilian clothes (likely taken before the war), approximately 2.5" x 4", with a C. D. Fredricks & Co., New York, backmark. Slightly trimmed at the top and bottom, minor scuff on the verso, otherwise in excellent condition. (2) Clipped signature, 2" x 1.5", mounted to a stiff board backing. Signed as Adjutant General, pre-Civil War. Samuel Cooper (1798-1876) resigned his commission in the U.S. army on March 7, 1861 and was immediately appointed a general in the Confederate army. He was the highest ranking Confederate general during the Civil War, reporting directly to Jefferson Davis.

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    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
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