Signed CDV of Bvt Brigadier General Embury D. Osband, 4th Illinois Cavalry & 3rd U.S. Colored Cavalry

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Signed CDV of Bvt Brigadier General Embury D. Osband, 4th Illinois Cavalry & 3rd U.S. Colored Cavalry

225.00

Item No. 3752837

A nice CDV of Brevet Brigadier General Embury D. Osband, who was a captain in the 4th Illinois Cavalry and later recruited the 1st Mississippi Colored Cavalry, becoming its colonel (this regiment was later designated the 3rd U.S. Colored Cavalry). He was promoted Brevet Brigadier General in October 1864. The image is signed in ink by Osband. The photographer’s embossed mark is at the lower right (army photographers Barr & Young). The reverse is blank. The carte is in very good condition with a clipped top edge and light foxing primarily to the right of Osband’s portrait. Measures about 2 1/2” x 3 3/4”.

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