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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3305M Marlborough
November 4, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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124th New York Carte-de-visite, Book, and Document Collection Identified to Lieutenant John W. Houston, Company D, 124th New York Volun

$4,613$3,750
Auction: Sale #3305M - 3305M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

124th New York Carte-de-visite, Book, and Document Collection Identified to Lieutenant John W. Houston, Company D, 124th New York Volunteer Infantry, c. late 19th to early 20th century, a CDV album with Houston's name and "1863" on the first page, a total of fifty images including an image of Colonel Augustus Van Horne Ellis, killed at Gettysburg, Major Cromwell, Major Birney, General Hancock, and many other officers in the regiment, Houston's copy of the 124th New York's regimental history, a handwritten manuscript from 1892 of Houston's short sketches of his wartime experience including the Battle of Chancellorsville, a copy of The Weldon Raid, six of Houston's letters, and invitation from the State of New York to attend the dedication of the General Slocum monument at Gettysburg in 1902.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Images have some slight foxing but are in overall very good condition, the album has some damage, letters and documents have some folds but are in good condition.


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Keywords

John W. Houston, Weldon, Birney, Chancellorsville