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    Thomas Sweeny Signed Carte de Visite. 2.5" x 4", a seated portrait in uniform, with a Charles D. Fredricks & Co., New York backstamp on verso. Signed below the image: "T.W. Sweeny, U.S.A."

    Thomas William Sweeny (1820-1892) was an Irish native who lost his right arm at Churubusco. He was wounded again at Wilson's Creek and Shiloh. He survived a court-martial for assaults on fellow officers and later led an abortive attempt to capture Canada from the British.

    Condition: Light edge toning. Bumping to corners and edges. Pencil and ink notations on verso.


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