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17217 Gen. Daniel Sickles  CDV, waist up
view, of the general in uniform.  He is known
as the man who in 1859 shot his wife’s lover,
the son of Francis Scott Key, for which he
was later acquitted. In 1861 he was
appointed brigadier general of volunteers, a
reward for his support of Pres. Lincoln’s
war policy and for raising a brigade of
soldiers in New York. He advanced to major
general and division command.  He was
severely wounded at Gettysburg and lost his
leg,  for which he received the Medal of
Honor.  Back mark E& HT Anthony, Brady’
s National Portrait Gallery. The reminent of
a tax stamp and mounting traces on the
verso.   $200