War Between The States War Between The States is very pleased to offer for sale a rare autographed cdv photograph of Union General Ulysses S. Grant, Commander-in-Chief of the Union Armies during the Civil War. This image c
News-Antique.com - May 09,2010 - War Between The States is very pleased to offer for sale a rare autographed cdv photograph of Union General Ulysses S. Grant, Commander-in-Chief of the Union Armies during the Civil War. This image comes out of a fantastic collection of Civil War photography that will be continued to be offered in the coming months at:
Ulysses S. Grant: (1822-1885) He graduated in the West Point class of 1843, and fought in the Mexican War. Was Commander-in-Chief of all Union armies 1863-65. He fought in the Civil War battles of Shiloh, Vicksburg, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor and in the Appomattox campaign. He received the formal surrender of Confederate General Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Court House, on April 9, 1865. Served as 18th President of the United States 1869-1877.
Wet plate, albumen carte de visite photograph, mounted to 2 3/8 x 3 1/2 card. Top of the card is trimmed. Superb quality 3/4 seated view in uniform. Beautifully autographed in ink on the front mount, U.S. Grant, Lt. Gen. U.S.A. Backmark: E. & H.T. Anthony, New York, made from a photographic negative from Brady's National Portrait Gallery. Extremely sharp image with outstanding contrast and clarity. Other than the trimming, this is a fantastic looking signed Grant!
Len Rosa, the proprietor of War Between The States, is proud to be celebrating his 32nd year in business as one of America's leading Civil War cdv photograph and memorabilia dealers. He is highly respected and has a superb reputation for authenticity, customer service, and excellent quality material.