Up for sale is a rare Civil War CDV image of Brigadier General James Cooper. Also included with the image is a clipped autographed signature of Cooper. Abraham Lincoln appointed Cooper Brig. General of volunteers and authorized him to recruit a brigade of Loyal Marylander's in May of 1861. During the Stonewall Jackson campaign in the spring of 1862, General Cooper commanded in Franz Sigel's division of N.Early in march he was commanded to take charge and become commandant of paroled Prisoners at Camp Chase in Columbus, Ohio due to failing health. As his health continued to decline, he would end up dying at Camp Chase in March of 1863. The image is in almost pristine condition with minimal aging. Only slight wear to the corners. On the rear is a Mc Allister & Brothers stamp of Philadelphia. The photo measures 4" x 2 1/2". Camp Chase was a military staging and training camp established in Columbus, Ohio.
In May 1861 after the start of the American Civil War. It also included a large Union-operated prison camp.For Confederate prisoners during the American Civil War. James Cooper was born in Frederick County, Maryland on May 8, 1810. He lived much of his life in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. And was its Speaker for a year.
In both the United States Senate. When the American Civil War. Started, Cooper raised a brigade. And was appointed brigadier general.
Of volunteers in May 1861. His brigade served in Franz Sigel. During the Shenandoah Valley Campaign. In poor health, he was assigned as commandant of Camp Chase. A military staging, training and prison camp near Columbus, Ohio.
Where he died in 1863. James Cooper is buried in the Mount Olivet Cemetery. Near his birthplace in Frederick, Maryland. The item "ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CDV OF BRIG. GENERAL JAMES COOPER + AUTOGRAPH DIED CAMP CHASE" is in sale since Saturday, August 21, 2021.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs"." and is located in Carroll, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.