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Armed View CDV Image of Confederate General Benjamin Franklin Cheatham
Item #: A4810
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This is an original CDV image of Confederate General Benjamin Franklin Cheatham. Cheatham was born on October 20th 1820 in Nashville. At the outbreak of the War he became a Major General of the Tennessee Militia. He was appointed a Brigadier General in Confederate service on July 9th 1861 and Major General on March 10th 1862. He commanded in the Army of Tennessee all the way from Shiloh until Atlanta. Then he went to try to help General Hood save Middle Tennessee. He died in Nashville on September 4th 1886 and is buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Nashville. The image shows Cheatham in his general's uniform with the stars on the collar. Around his waist he wears the 1851 pattern eagle sword belt and buckle. He cradles his model 1840 artillery saber in his arm. It is a wonderful image of the General. The back of the cardstock is photographer marked by the Quincy, Illinois Photographer, J.T. Bradshaw and notes that he was the successor to G. Moses. The overall size of a CDV image is approximately 2.5 inches by 4 inches in size. This is a Confederate General CDV that you don't see offered very often.

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$195.00 USD

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