May 22, 2014 - Sale 2351

Sale 2351 - Lot 32

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
GENERAL GRANT'S AIDE-DE-CAMP PARKER, ELY SAMUEL. Photograph Signed, "E.S. Parker / Col & A.D.C.," bust portrait by Gutekunst, carte-de-visite, showing him in uniform. Inscribed in the image at lower edge. 3 1/2x2 1/2 inches (image), 4x2 1/2 inches overall; corners of mount cut off affecting upper corners of photograph. Np, [1866-69]

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Parker (1828-1895) was a Seneca sachem, engineer, and Union brigadier-general who helped draft the surrender terms at Appomattox, later briefly serving as Commissioner of Indian affairs.