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    Union Major - General John A. Dix Civil War Era CDV & Autographed CDV, signed while Governor in 1874. Both 2.5" x 4". The Gurney & Son image pictures Dix in uniform seated with photographer's backmark and tax stamp on verso. Minor corner damage else excellent. The second image pictures an older Dix as Governor of New York. This example appears lightly soiled with a scratch across the left side of the oval. The backmark reads "R.E. Churchill, Photographer, 520 Broadway, Albany, NY." Overall the image is very crisp.
    In 1861 Dix was appointed Secretary of the Treasury and left that post to command the Departments of Maryland and the East during the Civil War.


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    December, 2014
    12th Friday
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