New Orleans bm, spectacularly tinted, the best I have ever seen. Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Entered the Civil War as a Private in he 7th New York State Militia regiment, but soon procured a commission as a 1st Lieutenant in the 11th United States Regular Infantry. At this rank he served as an Aide-de-Camp on the staff of Maj. When the United States Congress authorized the raising of African-American troops, he accepted a commission as Colonel and commander of the 77th United States Colored Troops.
However, he finished his Civil War career as commander of the 10th United States Colored Heavy Artillery. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on December 2, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services during the war". He remained in the Regular Army after the end of the conflict, dying while on active duty in Castroville, Texas in 1876 while at the rank of Captain. His older brother was Union Brevet Brigadier General Alfred Stedman Hartwell."Guaranteed Civil War image from the 1860's". The item "Civil War Era CDV Union Colonel BBG Charles G Hartwell Autographed" is in sale since Saturday, October 6, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "civil_war_photos" and is located in Midland, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.