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General Philip Kearny

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General Philip Kearny

$14.99

Photographer: Brady.
Engraver: Unknown.
Publisher: Patterson & Neilson, New York.
Source: Battles of America by Sea and Land with Biographies of Naval and Military Commanders.
Date: 1878.
Size: approx. 8 1/8 x 11 inches.

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Photographer: Brady.
Engraver: Unknown.
Publisher: Patterson & Neilson, New York.
Source: Battles of America by Sea and Land with Biographies of Naval and Military Commanders.
Date: 1878.
Size: approx. 8 1/8 x 11 inches.

Description: Original steel-plate engraved print of the Union General Philip Kearny, Jr. (June 1, 1815 – September 1, 1862) who was a United States Army officer, notable for his leadership in the Mexican-American War and American Civil War.

He was killed in action during the Battle of Chantilly in 1862. He had been inspecting a whole in the Union line when he was confronted and shot while riding away on his horse. General Lee sent his body back to Union forces, with a condolence note.

There is a cut out below the portrait which is titled Chantilly.

Condition: Very Good –
Some browning/foxing. Water stains to the bottom corners and top edge.

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