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EBAY: James P. Alcorn - 1st Pa. CVD
Posted by: Delanie Alcorn-Jones Date: April 20, 1999 at 23:19:39
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I'm not the seller, I just regularly search for ALCORN and report items for sale so they can be reunited with family. This CVD is one of a set of 22 being sold. Go to It's item #93012138. Auction ends 04/25/99 18:45:55 PDT.

These 22 identified & 2 unidentified CDV's from Battery B, must have come from an album at one time. I aquired them loose without an album. Twenty of the identifications are in period ink and two are in period pencil. There are also two unidentified images which came with the group. Battery B "Cooper's Battery" saw action in the 1st Army Corps at Mechanicsville, Gaines Mill, Glendale, Gainesville, Second Bul Run, South Mt., Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Mine Run, Willderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna, Bethesda Church, Petersburg & Weldon Railroad. Here is a list of the names: H.T. Danforth, James P. Alcorn, Francis M. Hoover, Wm. W. Officer, Wm. Lusk, James A. M'Cready, Lee S. M'Cleary, J.W. Allen, Wm. H.H. Davis, Benj. Oswald, D.H. MCluskey, David P. Needler, Quinton A. Dangan, Wm. Myers, Wm. M. Patterson, George J. McGinnis, John, A. Meanor, John A. Weston, Jeremiah Lysheon & Wm. E. Hudson. I have a short general history on each individual showing his service with Battery B(Mustered in, Wounded, Mustered out). Three of the cards have some light soiling the rest are in very good condition. The photographers back marks include Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Reading, Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, Alleghany City, New Castle Pa. & Alexandria Va. Lucky buyer to pay postage and insurance. Money order PLEASE allows next day shipping. New York State residents to pay state sales tax of 8%.


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