CDV OF GENERAL IRVIN McDOWELL

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Image shows a waist-up view of General Irvin McDowell. He is wearing a double breasted frock coat with shoulder straps. Reverse has photographer’s imprint that reads, “CHARLES D. FREDRICKS & CO.” Two cent tax stamp is also present.

Image is clear with good contrast. Shows light surface dirt or smudges.

Irvin McDowell (October 15, 1818 – May 4, 1885) was a career American army officer. He is best known for his defeat in the First Battle of Bull Run, the first large-scale battle of the Civil War. In 1862, he was given command of the I Corps of the Army of the Potomac. He fought unsuccessfully against Stonewall Jackson's troops during the Valley Campaign of 1862, and was blamed for contributing to the defeat of United States troops at the Second Battle of Bull Run in August.  [sl]

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