Sauvan was fifty-six years old when he was commissioned in July 1863. Records indicate he was mustered out just one month later.
In this carte by Meade Bros. Of New York, Sauvan is seen dressed in a frock coat with epaulettes and a plumed Hardee hat with infantry horn badge.
He wears a sash and sword belt with 1851 eagle belt plate. His M1850 foot officers sword his held before him. The carte is in very good condition. The top two corners are slightly clipped and it exhibits minor toning and foxing.
It measures about 2 1/2 x 4. Please see my other items for more Civil War CDVs. The item "Civil War CDV of Captain John J. Sauvan, 17th New York Plumed Hardee Hat" is in sale since Thursday, January 31, 2019.
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