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BRADY CDV IDENTIFIED OFFICERS

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EXCEPTIONAL OUTDOOR CARTE-DE-VISTE BRADY IMAGE OF 3 IDENTIFIED OFFICERS, 72ND NEW YORK INFANTRY EXCELSIOR BRIGADE, IN FRONT OF THEIR TENT. FRONT ENTITLED "ILLUSTRATIONS OF CAMP LIFE, BRADY, WASHINGTON". WRITTEN IN PENCIL ON THE REVERSE IS "S.R.N.Y. N.Y. OFERS CAPT. GRECHENECK, LT. GROSSINER, LT. BARNETT". CAPTAIN GEORGE GRECHENECK ENLISTED AT NEW YORK CITY ON 05/23/1861 AND WAS WOUNDED IN ACTION ON 05/05/1862. HE DIED OF HIS WOUNDS ON 05/17/1862. LT. GROSSINGER ENLISTED ON 05/22/1861 AT NEW YORK CITY, AND WAS DISCHARGED ON 06/23/1862, LT. BARNETT ENLISTED ON 05/27/1861 AT NEW YORK CITY, AND WAS ABSENT AT MUSTER OUT, BUT WAS PROMOTED TO 1ST LT. AND CAPTAIN. THE 72ND NEW YORK INFANTRY WAS PART OF THE FAMOUS EXCELSIOR BRIGADE FROM NEW YORK. AT WONDERFUL EARLY IMAGE OF THE 3 OFFICERS SMOKING PIPES. VERY GOOD CONDITION OVERALL. CLEAR IMAGE. TRIMMED TO 2 3/4" x 4". NO BACKMARK, OTHER THAN PENCIL IDENTIFICATION. PAPERWORK ON THE OFFICERS & 72ND NEW YORK ACCOMPANIES.