2024-01 Raynors Americana Auction
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Born on April 6, 1821, in Braddock Heights, Maryland, Hagan moved with his family to Shepherdstown, Virginia when he was still quite young. By 1847 he had married Hester Ann Lemen and settled in Cumberland, Maryland. They returned to Shepherdstown sometime later. Hagan joined Company "F" of the 1st Virginia Cavalry on April 18, 1861. He served 3 months and on July 24, 1861, he was attached as a corporal to Stuart's headquarters. He was given the post of commander of Stuart's escort. He frequently earned his commander's praise over his conduct in the face of the enemy. The position of commander of Stuart's escort would not be given to just anyone, the post required a responsible, intelligent individual whom Stuart could count on in emergencies. Hagan apparently had those qualifications. Document Signed "Corpl Henry Hagan", 8" x 3-1/2", in large part, "Reced of Danl Scanlan, Two grey horses & One two horse carriage & Harness for service of the Confederate States, the same to be appraised and said Scanlan to receive the appraisment. Fairfax Co. Va., Nov. 1 of '61..."
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Impressing Horses By Order of Brig Gen’l J.E.B. Stuart

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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $292.50
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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