Raynors HCA 2017-02
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 2/23/2017
CDV of John reynolds, waist up vignetted image with backmark of R.W. Addis of Washington DC. A regular with Mexican War and lengthy frontier experience, Reynolds (1820-1863) held a variety of brigade and division-size commands during the first two years of the war before being promoted to Major General in November 1862. At Gettysburg, Reynolds had overall command of the vanguard of the Army of the Potomac, consisting of his own 1st Corps (under Doubleday) with the 3rd (Sickles) and 11th (Howard) in echelon. While placing the 2nd Wisconsin on the field during the morning of July 1st, Reynolds was picked off by a rebel sharpshooter and killed.
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