Two Autographed CDVs: Gen. Wm. H. Emory & Gen. Hugh B. Ewing

Lot of 2: Maj. Gen. Wm. H. Emory '26, autographed in ink on verso, with Brady backmark. An old army regular, topographical engineer and cavalryman, Emory earned four Civil War brevets for Hanover CH, Fisher's Hill and Cedar Creek while commanding a division in the 19th Corps. Bvt. Maj. Gen. Hugh B. Ewing, ink identified beneath portrait, with Schwing & Rudd, Army of the Cumberland backmark; Col. 30th OVI; successively commanded a brigade and division with distinction at Antietam and later in the west at Chattanooga where his command was Sherman's spearhead.
Emory cdv with heavy soiling on verso, few horizontal creases, bottom right corner of albumen lifting slightly from mount. Ewing cdv, some soiling on recto and verso, albumen lifting from mount along bottom edge, mount appears to have been slightly trimmed.
The Robert Trownsell Collection