War Between the States

Photographed as colonel

(1825-1907) Born in Keene, N.H., he graduated from Dartmouth College and the Harvard Law School, in 1846. He enlisted on April 30, 1861, and was commissioned lieutenant colonel, of the 2nd New Hampshire Infantry. Promoted to brevet brigadier general, for gallantry and meritorious service, Mar. 13, 1865.

Wet plate, albumen carte de visite photograph, mounted to 2 1/4 x 3 5/8 card. Excellent full standing, outdoor view, wearing a double breasted frock coat with shoulder straps, kepi, leather gloves, and his sword attached to belt. He poses in front of tent with the letters, Colonel 2nd N.H.V. clearly visible at the top center. Large wooden chest is visible at lower right, inside of the tent, as well as some other furniture in the back. No backmark. Card is trimmed. Very sharp image. Rare.

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