Civil War CDVs
1861 CDV Title “The Generals of the United States Army”
1861-Dated Civil War, Carte de Visite with Printed Title, “The Generals of the United States Army”, by D Appleton & Co., Very Fine.
Rare Civil War Period Carte de Visite, measuring 2.5” x 4” being titled, “The Generals of the United States Army.” Shows 9 Portrait Photo Images each in oval and each fully identified on the reverse in pencil. Images include: Union Generals Halbeck, Banks, Hunter, Butler, McClendon, Rosecrans, Anderson, Burnside and McDowell. Back stamp of D. Appleton and reads, “Carte de Visite / D. Appleton & Co. / 443 & 445 Bway / New York / A.A. Turner Photographer”. Stamp also has the Official Seal of New York. Some light wear with slightly rounded corners, 2 trivial pinholes at top, and of an important historic design missing in most Civil War collections.