A nice signed Prang & Co. Boston & Washington lithograph album card of Col. Edwin Cooley Mason as commander of the 7th Maine Volunteer Infantry. A man who surely moved around in his military service, Ohio born Edwin Mason enlisted at age 21 and was commissioned on April 29, 1861 as Captain of Co. F 2nd Ohio Infantry. On May 14,1861he was commissioned as Captain in the 17th Regular Army. On November 5, 1861 Mason was commissioned as Colonel in command of the 7th Maine. He resigned that post on August 31, 1862 and on August 21, 1864 he was commissioned into the Field & Staff 1st Maine Veteran Infantry. On September 21, 1864 Mason was commissioned as Colonel in command of the 176 Ohio Infantry. Breveted Brigadier General June 3, 1865, Mason's last regiment mustered out June 14, 1865. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!

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