Carte de visite of an unidentified officer of the 4th Regiment Michigan Cavalry taken by Raymond's Gallery, Detroit

Raymond's Gallery, 205 Jefferson Ave., Detroit, (1862). Item #99-8358

4 x 2.5". Light image, light soiling, wear and corner creasing else good condition. Shown is a young man in uniform (late 20s/30s?) posing with his saber in his right hand, his left hand resting on a pillar next to his hat (Hardee?). The hat has crossed sabers with "4" above and "C" below with a hat cord. The regiment, which was comprised of various Michigan companies, arrived in Detroit July 29, 1862. It would be under the command of Colonel Robert H.G. Minty. They were mustered in on August 29th and left on September 26th, the destination being Louisville, Kentucky. The men participated in over 75 engagements and captured Jefferson Davis, President of The Confederacy on May 10, 1865 under the command of Brig. Gen. Benjamin Dudley Pritchard. The regiment mustered out on July 1, 1865. Carte de visite was found in a Michigan family's album of images from the same era.

Price: $150.00

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