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CDV of Brigadier General Nelson Sweitzer.   From the personal album of Major General
Robert O Tyler.  Sweitzer a regular from West Point served with the 1st Regular Cavalry
before becoming Colonel of the 16th NY Cavalry, fighting in most of the major Cavalry
actions in the East.  
$300
"Charles Davis Jameson (February 24, 1827 – November 6, 1862) was an American Civil War general and Democratic Party
candidate for Governor of Maine. He contracted "camp fever" (typhoid) at the Battle of Fair Oaks, returned to his native
state of Maine, dying in transit or soon after.  
Jameson was born in Gorham, Maine, but his family moved to the lumbering and sawmilling center of Old Town, Maine
when he was still a child. Jameson became a successful lumberman, and in 1860 was a delegate to the Democratic
National Convention from Maine. With the outbreak of war in 1861 he was elected Colonel commanding the 2nd Maine
Volunteer Infantry Regiment, the first Maine unit to leave the state for the front. He led his regiment into the First Battle of
Bull Run and was soon made Brigadier General of Volunteers.  In the months after Bull Run the Democratic Party of Maine
split into anti-war and pro-war factions, and Jameson became the gubernatorial candidate of the "War Democrats". He lost
the election to Republican Israel Washburn, Jr. from the neighboring town of Orono, but narrowly beat the anti-war
Democrat, John W. Dana. In 1862, however, with the war going badly, Jameson was largely abandoned by Democratic
voters when he ran again, though the anti-war Democratic candidate was narrowly defeated by Republican Abner Coburn.  
Later that year at the Battle of Fair Oaks, Jameson was wounded and subsequently disabled by "camp fever" (likely typhoid
fever) and allowed to return to Maine. He died in Old Town on November 6, 1862 and is buried at Riverside Cemetery in
Stillwater, Maine.[2] Some sources report that Davison actually died on the steamship carrying him home between Boston
and Bangor"
$125
Absolutely Mint Brady view of Vi Corps Commander Horatio Wright.  They don't come any
sharper than this.
$475
Brady CDV of Brigadier General Hiram Berry of Maine killed at Chancellorsville while leading
a charge.
$350
CDV of General Grenville Dodge with a scarce photographer of G W Armstead Corinth MS
which would have been taken around the time of the Confederate defeat at Corinth where
General Rosecrans's army of the Mississippi drove off the Confederates under Van Dorn.  
Very few Union Generals taken by this Confederate photographer.
$350
Anthony Brady view of the famed John Buford, Cavalry commander in the Army of the
Potomac who started the battle of Gettysburg on July 1 1863.
$550
From life CDV of the one armed Phil Kearny killed at the Battle of Chantilly by Addis
Washington DC.
$150
CDV of Union General and Irish Revolutionary Michael Corcorin.  Commanded the 69th New
York at Bull Run where he was taken prisoner, he was held inprison under Union Guns by
the Confederacy which created an incident where the North placed Southern prisoners in
the same situation.  Exchanged he commanded the Second Irish Brigade in the command of
John J Peck in Suffolk VA.  Involved in an incident where he killed the Lt Colonel (Kimball) of
the 9th New York Militia Hawkins Zouaves when challanged at a picket post by the drunken
Kimball.  Never charged or tried, he died while riding his horse with Thomas Meagher in
1863 from a fall.  Anthony/Brady bm.  (5/12)
$350
CDV of Brigadier General Egbert B Brown, Lt Colonel 7th Missouri Infantry, Brigadier
General Missouri Militia 1862, BG Vols 1862.  Wounded 1/3/63 at Springfield Mo in the face,
later was hit in the shoulder and hip and being severely disabled from his injuries.  St Louis
MO bm.
$300
CDV of General Barton S Alexander by Alexander Gardner.  "Barton Stone Alexander
(September 4, 1819 – December 15, 1878) was an American engineer commander during
the American Civil War who rose to the brevet rank of brigadier general in the regular army.
He was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and served in the United
States Army's Corps of Topographical Engineers, which at times was both a part of and
separate from the United States Army Corps of Engineers. After graduating from West Point
as a second lieutenant in the Class of 1842, he served in the Mexican-American War,
building fortifications to protect American supply lines in the advance on Mexico City. After
the end of the war, he was stationed in Washington, D.C., where he served as architect for
the Scott Building and Quarters Buildings at the U.S. Soldiers' Home and took over the
completion of the Smithsonian Institution Building after dissatisfaction with the pace of the
first architect caused him to be dismissed.  After the completion of the Smithsonian in 1855,
he traveled to New England, where he supervised the rebuilding of the Minot's Ledge
Lighthouse, a project widely considered to be one of the most difficult to be attempted by
the U.S. Government up to that time.  During the American Civil War, he served as an
advisor to the Engineering Brigade of the Army of the Potomac and became chief engineer
of the defenses of Washington, D.C. Following the conclusion of hostilities, he served as
chief engineer of the Military Division of the Pacific, making him the head engineer for every
military construction project on the West Coast. In later years, he persuaded the U.S.
government to acquire Pearl Harbor from the Kingdom of Hawaii and supervised numerous
irrigation and land reclamation projects in California's central valley. He died on December
15, 1878, in San Francisco, California."
$175
Mint Condition CDV of Samuel Crawford as an Early War Asst Surgeon which he was at the
time of Fort Sumter.  All other views are as a Brigadier General of Infantry.  Anthony/Brady
bm and very Rare.
$600
CDV of General Francis E Patterson of Pennsylvania.  From a famous Military family, he
served in the Mexican War, was Colonel of the 17th Pennsylvania Vols at the start of the
War, commanded a Brigade in the III Corps in 1862.  "His career came to an end in 1862
after he allegedly conducted an unauthorized withdrawal at Catlett's Station due to
unconfirmed reports of Confederate forces nearby. He was criticized by his division
commander Daniel Sickles, who relieved him of command and called for an inquiry on the
matter. Before an investigation could be conducted however, Patterson died from a gunshot
wound in his tent near Occoquan, Virginia, either due to an accidental weapon discharge or
suicide."  Backmark by Gutenkunst with a McAllister & Bros label.
$200
Rare view of One-armed General Thomas Sweeney.  Irish Fenian he served out West and
fought at Wilson's Creek and Pea Ridge.  Later invaded Canada for the Irish cause against
England.  Rarely seen view.  Backmark by Fredericks NY. (1/14)
$400
CDV of Major General Wesley Merritt, one of the Boy Generals of 1863 raised from Captain
to BG by Alfred Pleasanton along with Custer and Gettysburg KIA Farnsworth.  Wonderful
history as a Cavalry commander during the War and eventually rose to command the whole
US Army.  Anthony/Brady.
$500
General Alfred Duffie; "When the American Civil War broke out, Duffié enlisted in the Union
Army. He first joined the 2nd New York Cavalry (also known as the Harris Light Cavalry), on
August 9, 1861, and was soon promoted to the rank of captain. The somewhat quarrelsome
Duffié was placed under arrest several times for confrontations with other officers; in one
incident, he challenged General Fitz John Porter to a duel.  In July 1862 Duffié was
appointed to command the 1st Rhode Island Cavalry, with the rank of colonel, by that state's
governor,  Assigned to the command of General William Averell, they saw action against
Confederate troops under Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson in August 1862, in fighting near
Cedar Mountain, Virginia.  At the Battle of Kelly's Ford in March 1863 Duffié ordered a
charge, against Averell's orders to keep on the defensive, which forced the opposing
cavalry into retreat. When the Union cavalry was reorganized under Alfred Pleasonton,
Duffié was promoted to divisional command. On June 9, 1863, Duffié's division was
assigned to the left wing of an intended assault on the Confederate cavalry, but initially lost
its way, putting them behind schedule.  Meanwhile, the Union right wing had opened the
Battle of Brandy Station. Arriving on the field, Duffié was ordered toward the town of
Stevensburg; there his division was halted by a smaller Confederate force.  As a result, he
was demoted back to regimental command. On June 17, 1863 he led the 1st Rhode Island
on a reconnaissance mission toward Middleburg, Virginia. There he came close to capturing
Confederate cavalry commander J.E.B. Stuart; after his narrow escape, Stuart returned to
Middleburg and inflicted a decisive defeat on Duffié's regiment, only 61 members of the 1st
Rhode Island got back to the Union lines.  . His division of West Virginia volunteers saw
action around Lewisburg in December 1863 and as part of General David Hunter's 1864
campaign in the Shenandoah Valley. He also took part in operations against Confederate
guerrilla leader John S. Mosby, promising to capture the so-called "Gray Ghost" and bring
him back to Washington.   Instead, it was Duffié who was captured by Mosby's men near
Bunker Hill, West Virginia, on October 20, 1864.   Anthony/Brady bm.  
$495
     
Rare view of Boy General Wesley Merritt by Goldin Washington.  Promoted to General
along with Custer and Farnsworth he went on to a long and noted career in the Army.  
$475
Brigadier General Charles Devens.  Colonel of the 15th Mass Vols at Balls Bluff where he
was wounded.  Brigade commander in the XI Corp seriously wounded at Chancellorsville
during Jackson's flank attack.  Boston bm.
$250
Brady CDV of Union KIA General David Russell VI Corps Army of the Potomac killed at the
Battle of Cedar Creek in 1864.  
$250
CDV of John G Parke, IX Corps Commander after Burnside.  Brady.
SOLD
Scarce cdv of General William Haines Lytle of Ohio who was killed at Chickamauga.  
Nationally known poet his death was mourned by both sides.  BM by  Hogue and Quick
Cincinnati.  
$350
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