2024-01 Raynors Americana Auction
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Color Printed Broadside, 15-1/2" x 21", Near Fine. Headline, "MARTIN'S SOLDIER'S RECORD" for Company D of the Forty Fourth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Below the lettering is beautiful color artwork centered around a spread-winged eagle holding a snake in its talons superimposed over a scene consisting of Sibley tents, drums and cannon at center flanked by views of Mount Vernon with Washington's Tomb on one side and a Naval battle scene with a land fort showing infantry drilling in line on the other. Below the art work are two columns wrapped in US flags and each one is topped by a portraits of former US Presidents, Andrew Jackson, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. The column at left has Columbia at top while the one at right has a Union sailor. Both are done in color. Running horizontally across the top of the columns is a riband that reads "Company D of the Forty Fourth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry" The left and right columns list the Privates. The middle column Lists the Company Officers. At bottom center, Mustered into service by Lieut. J.H. Purcell, U.S. Infantry, November 1, 1864 followed by the copyright information, 1862 by Samuel W. Martin, Wisconsin. The 44th WI Infantry was organized at Camp Randall, Madison, in the fall of 1864. Co. A left the state Oct. 10, and was followed by Cos. B. F. D and C, successively, the last reaching Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 30. The other companies reached Nashville in Feb. 1865, and the regiment was employed in post and guard duty until March 9, when it was ordered to Eastport, Miss., to escort the Union prisoners to be turned over by Forrest, but not getting them it returned to Nashville and left on April 3 for Paducah, Ky., where it remained on picket duty until Aug. 28, when it was mustered out.
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The Wisconsin Soldier’s Record ForThe 44th Wisconsin Infantry, Company D

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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