New York, East
12 May 1999
[BRADY STUDIO - MAQUETTE]. Union Cavalry Leaders and Raiders. The original maquette for Brady's composite image, comprising 12 cartes-de-visite, mounted together on card, 21 x 17 in., backing slightly worn at edges with small losses to extreme corner. Rare.
UNION CAVALRY LEADERS. A gallery of celebrated and lesser-known Union cavalrymen. Pictured are (l to r, top to bottom): William Wood Averell, Hugh Judson Kilpatrick, August Valentine Kautz, John Irvin Gregg, Philip D. Sheridan, George Armstrong Custer, Abel D. Strieght, Benjamin Henry Grierson, James Wilson, George Stoneman, Wesley Merritt and Alfred Thomas Torbert. Each carte-de-visite mounted on scalloped paper and labelled with the subject in ink.
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