Original General Joseph Hooker CDV Mathew Brady Photograph

Original General Joseph Hooker CDV Mathew Brady Photograph
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Price: $125.00

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Description: This “from life” CDV photograph displays the profile of Joseph Hooker (1814-1879), a career soldier who rose to the rank of Major General of the Union Army during the Civil War. Though he had a reputation for serving with distinction, Hooker is best remembered for his unfortunate defeat by Confederate General Robert E. Lee in 1863 at the Battle of Chancellorsville. 
 
 “Published by E & H. T. Anthony, 501 Broadway, New York. From photographic negative in Brady’s National Portrait Gallery” imprint on verso. 3 ¾” x 2 ½”. Item #P00089.
 
Condition: Pencil identification at bottom blank margin, two small spots at upper left edge, ruled line trimmed at lower edge, otherwise good condition.