Lot 325    

CDV of Capt. Irving F. Wilcox, 1st Michigan & VRC, Lost Eye,
2004, Fall Historic Americana / Dec 2-3
by Brady with flowing ink inscription on verso that reads, Yours Truly/I F Wilcox/14th Regt. VRC. Wilcox enlisted in the 1st Michigan as Company A. First Sergeant in July 1861 and was present at Gaines Mill where he was wounded. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant Wilcox fought at 2nd Bull Run where he lost his left eye. The young officer convalesced and became Adjutant of the 1st Michigan before joining the Veteran Reserve Corps in September 1863 rising to the rank of Captain when this photograph was taken. Notice the scars from the August 1862 wound as well as the replacement glass eye.

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Cartes with trimmed borders and minor soiling, still VG in light of history and content.
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