CDV – Signed By Brevet Brigadier General Martin Burke

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Colonel of the 3rd U.S. Artillery, and brevet brigadier general in 1865.

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CDV – Signed on the reverse, “Martin Burke / Bvt Brig. Genl U.S. Army.”   Brevet Brigadier General Martin Burke. Entered the U.S. Army in 1820 as a 2nd Lt. in the 8th U.S. Infantry. Transferred to the 3rd Artillery in 1823. He saw service in the Mexican War, and was lt.col. of the 3rd U.S. Artillery during the Civil War, retiring in 1863.  Entered service from Maryland.

Photographed by Farrish & Bro., Brooklyn, NY.

Very good condition. Light around the face.

Gil Barrett Collection.

 

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Weight .5 lbs