CDV – Colonel James L. Selfridge 46th PVI- Photographed “IN DIXIE”

Col. Selfridge was awarded a brevet brigadier general rank at the end of the war.

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CDV – Colonel James Selfridge 46th Pennsylvania Infantry. Selfridge was first commissioned a captain in the 1st Penn. Infantry; a three month regiment.  He was mustered in with the 46th Penn. Infantry on August 8,1861 as a Lt. Col. and later promoted to Colonel. The regiment fought quite a few big named battles in the east, such as Antietam, Cedar Mountain, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg, before being sent to re-enforce General Sherman’s army on its march to the sea.  Selfridge received a brevet of brigadier general at war’s end.

Photographed by A.R. Henwood, “IN DIXIE”

Very good condition for image, but heavily trimmed at top, and signature removed by trimming at bottom.

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Weight .5 lbs