Gettysburg Hero General Joseph B. Carr Cabinet Card

$ 395.00

Gettysburg Hero General Joseph B. Carr Cabinet Card. Civil War Union General Bradford Carr, Cabinet Card Photograph, by "Sarony, New York", Choice Extremely Fine.. Joseph Bradford Carr (1828 - 1895), was a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Minor rubbing of the lower left corner with slight loss to albumen to the left of right shoulder, overall in quite good condition. Identified in pencil on the blank back. Carr was Distinguished for Gallantry at Gettysburg, where he was wounded and his men stubbornly held their ground near the Peach Orchard. He commanded the 3rd Division of III Corps in the Autumn campaigns of 1863. Lt. General Ulysses S. Grant reassigned Carr to the Army of the James, under Major General Benjamin Butler. Carr Commanded a division of African-American Soldiers in the XVIII Corps and briefly Commanded the Defenses of Yorktown, in the Department of Virginia and North Carolina. A nice Cabinet Card for display. A very rare Cabinet Card Photograph.. Joseph Bradford Carr (1828 – 1895), was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Carr was born in Albany, New York, the son of Irish immigrants, and worked as a tobacconist. While living in Troy, New York, he became interested in military affairs and by 1861 was a colonel in the Ne