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Carte de visite portrait of Delos Bennett Sackett

Identifier: RG-2023-015

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Carte de visite portrait of Major General Delos Bennett Sackett, ca. 1870. Recto: [handwritten] D B Sackett Major General US Army. Verso: [stamp] From Garrett's, Wilmington, Del. In ordering duplicates, please designate the No. [handwritten] 10109 [stamp] Unless this Negative is purchased, it will be preserved only one year from the time of taking. Sackett served in the Mexican American War, then, from 1849-1850, was stationed with the 1st Dragoons at Dona Ana where he was a scout against the Apache. He is credited with surveying and laying out the townsite of Las Cruces during this time.

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  • ca. 1870


1 Photographic Prints : Carte de visite ; 2.5 x 4 inches