Cavalry, on the 11th Oct. 1863 at Brandy Station Va Under the Command of the Intrepid Major Wm.
Hall -Inscribed By John Devine, Co. Member of the Regiment; in the Original Frame. New York City: Henry C. A dramatic hand-colored lithograph of this battle scene, titled below; with the ink inscription, Regards of John Devine Co.
Cavalry'; Foster was present at Carr's death and mentions this artwork and his enlistment in the regiment in Company F - along with the inscriber John Devine - Foster and others were from Long Island, NY although the majority of members of this Union cavalry company came from western New York state & Pennsylvania; the regiment was in dozens of actions during the American Civil War; Foster claims that... More engagements stand to our credit than any other regiment... "; see also the more detailed 1908 "History of the 6th N.
Cavalry (Second Ira Harris Guard) Second Brigade - First Division - Cavalry Corps - Army of the Potomac 1861 - 1865" compiled from various records by Hall, Besley & Wood; the image size 11 1/4" 17 aprox. + text area at bottom and about 1 margins around; overall framed size 16. In a wood and gilt frame, with the original wood-slat backers; the frame chipped and worn, some scratching; image with old darkened-lines from the acidity of the backer-boards; the colors still very good and vibrant; unexamined out of the frame; in very good condition. The item "1863 6TH NEW YORK CAVALRY CHARGE INSCRIBED CIVIL WAR BRANDY STATION VIRGINIA" is in sale since Monday, April 13, 2015.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Posters & Prints". The seller is "475today" and is located in Westhampton, New York.
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