A very nice CDV of Major George Washington Finley Harper.† George Washington Finley Harper of Caldwell County enlisted at the age of twenty-seven in May 1862. In 1863 he was promoted to captain of Company H, Fifty-eighth Regiment North Carolina Troops, Army of Tennessee. He participated in all the major battles in the west until wounded at Resaca, Georgia, in May 1864. After returning to duty, he fought at Bentonville on March 19-21, 1865.† Harper was the regimental historian.† athe image is a bust shot with a majors star on his collar.† Written on the back of the CDV is "G.W.F. Harper - 58th N.C. Regt".† The backmark is "R.A. Lewis, 160 Chatham Street, New York".† Harper went on to have signifigant political career in North Carolina and was mayor of Lenoir, North Carolina for a time.† A very clean CDV.
Price: $650.00 USD