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14348 Major General Lawton and Family - 1899 Stereo card
captures Major General Henry Ware Lawton and his wife Mary
Craig in the Phillipine Islands. During the Civil War Lawton
received the Medal of Honor for his bravery at the Atlanta
campaign. He was selected by Nelson Miles to lead the expedition
that captured Geronimo. He later served in both the Spanish
American war and the Philippine Insurrection. The side of the card
reads “James M. Davis, New York, St. Louis, Liverpool, Toronto,
Sydney.” The back mark reads, “Photographed and Published by B.
W. Kilburn, Littleton, N.H.” $45