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Group of Civil War era photos including TN Governor Brownlow and staff, and assorted images of Union Officers. 1st group: Albumen print of Governor Brownlow (second from left) and with his staff including son James Patton Brownlow (seated to his right) and his other son John Bell Brownlow ( seated fifth from left) during one of his terms as Tennessee governor. Image titled "Gov Brownlow — family", photo identified as of him and his staff in the book "Nashville: From the Collection of Carl and Otto Giers, Volume II" by James Hoobler, published 2000. A single photograph is mounted to the top margin with printed description "A later addition." Main photo – 8 1/2" x 10". Includes a Carl C. Giers, Photographic Art Gallery, Nashville, Tenn. envelope with illegible address, 4 1/8" x 6". Note: this image is pictured on page 24 of the book "Nashville: From the Collection of Carl and Otto Giers, Volume II" by James Hoobler, published 2000. 2nd group: 4 albumen prints of officers, one labeled on reverse " Giers & Co., National Portrait Gallery, Nashville, Tenn", 1 cabinet card size image of a man in a uniform with epaulets and sword, and 3 CDVs including one illustration labeled "General Foster and the Flag of Truce," one illustrated image of several officers at a camp, and one image of a man in uniform with sword and hat, standing in front of an illustrated battle scene backdrop. Sizes – 4" x 2 1/2" to 10" x 8". Provenance: the estate of Giers descendant Sarah Hunter Hicks Green, formerly of Historic Devon Farm, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: All with surface grime, some fading and/or foxing and losses at edges. Albumen print of Governor Brownlow and his staff with fold break lower left corner, ink touch up at center loss, losses to image at center, 1/2" x 3/4" to 3/4" to 7/8" and lower center, 1-1/4" x 4-1/2", plus loss to upper right edge, 2 1/4" to 1/2".