Benjamin F. Butler New Orleans Back Mark
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Benjamin F. Butler CDV semi profile view in uniform. Back marked I.I Prince, New Orleans. Butler was made military governor of New Orleans (1862), but his harsh rule caused his removal. Making this a rare back mark. He commanded (1864) the Union expedition to seize Fort Fisher, N.C., but it failed, and he was removed from command. As a U.S. representative from Massachusetts he favored the radical Republican policy of reconstruction and led the impeachment proceedings against Pres. Andrew Johnson.
Shipping Weight: 0.25 lb
Item # 22441
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