comprising four cartes identified in ink on the album sleeves with a lithograph of General Blenker. First is a an excellent shot of “Lt Mintie” carrying sword identified in ink on verso with the salutation, “With Compliments/A.E. Mintie/1st Lieut. & Aide-de-Camp/Major Genl. Butterfield’s staff” with imprint of Webster & Popkins, Hartford, Conn. Alexander E. Mintie joined the 20th Connecticut as sergeant in Company H. in August 1862. He was wounded and captured at Chancellorsville on May 3, 1863 and paroled a short time later. Mintie was commissioned lieutenant in November 1863 and served with the regiment and on the staff of General Butterfield until discharged in May 1865. The next shot is identified as “Lt. Parker U.S.A.” This is brevet Major Richard Cloyd Parker by Fredericks, NY who had early service with the 5th Pa. before being commissioned into the 12th US Infantry as a lieutenant in May 1861. Parker was brevetted for “gallantry” at Chancellorsville and again at the end of the war for “meritorious” service. He remained in the regular army as a captain until retiring in March 1879. Third is “Lt. C. Evans” with imprint of E. Gutekunst, Philadelphia. This officer is either Lieutenant Charles R. Evans of the 142nd Pennsylvania (wounded at Gettysburg) or Lieutenant Clay W. Evans who served in both the 129th ... read more