RR Auctions Hugh Judson Kilpatrick Signed Carte-de-Visite Photo

07 Jan

RR Auctions Hugh Judson KilpatrickAmerican military officer (1836–1881), who, as a general in the Civil War, earned the sobriquet ‘Kill-Cavalry’ for his gung-ho disregard for the lives of the soldiers under his command. Civil War-dated original 2.5 x 4 carte-de-visite full-length portrait of Kilpatrick in uniform, by Brady of New York, signed in the lower border in black ink, “Jud Kilpatrick.” On the reverse, Kilpatrick added his rank, “Colonel 2nd N. Y. Cav., ‘Harris Light,’ June 1863.” In fine condition, with slight corner tip dings and some mild spotting to the finish. RRAuction COA.


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