Does anyone recognize Captain Greene?

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I purchased this at an antique store. Does anyone recognize Captain Greene?
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No idea. Great photos, though. I suppose removing the frame backing to look at the reverse sides reveals nothing?

The two photos are framed with similar lettering, implying a relationship of some kind. Do you know anything about Capt. Armstrong, or is he a mystery also?

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I purchased this at an antique store. Does anyone recognize Captain Greene?
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This could be Albert A. Green of Company L, 7th Michigan Cavalry
Captian George A. Armstrong was commanding Company D, 7th Michigan Cavalry on served on General Kilparick's Staff.

This could have an image for Greene and Armstrong.


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No idea. Great photos, though. I suppose removing the frame backing to look at the reverse sides reveals nothing?

The two photos are framed with similar lettering, implying a relationship of some kind. Do you know anything about Capt. Armstrong, or is he a mystery also?

Roy B.

These are not original images and appear to be good scans or copies. They were priced accordingly so I knew what I was purchasing. Capt. Armstrong came from the 6th Michigan Cavalry and he was aide to General Kilpatrick. I do not have all the Michigan Brown books so I ca only research about halve the "Greenes" in Michigan companies. William M. Greene became a Second Lieutenant when he left the 20th Michigan Infantry but I do not know what happened to him. I think there was a Captain Greene with Custer at the Little Bighorn but I might be wrong about this.
 

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These are not original images and appear to be good scans or copies. They were priced accordingly so I knew what I was purchasing. Capt. Armstrong came from the 6th Michigan Cavalry and he was aide to General Kilpatrick. I do not have all the Michigan Brown books so I ca only research about halve the "Greenes" in Michigan companies. William M. Greene became a Second Lieutenant when he left the 20th Michigan Infantry but I do not know what happened to him. I think there was a Captain Greene with Custer at the Little Bighorn but I might be wrong about this.
A Jacob Green was Custer's Bestman.
 

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Perhaps the Albert A. Green., East Saginaw. Enlisted in company L, Seventh Cavalry, May 16, 1863, at East Saginaw, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered June 11, 1863. Taken prisoner at White's Ford, Va., Sept. 22, 1863. Died at Richmond, Va., Jan. 23, 1864. Buried at Richmond, Va.
 
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The officer sitting on the steps has the proper facial hair for Captain Green.

I was also thinking of the officer sitting on the steps as a possible for Capt. Greene.

I'm kind of liking the fellow standing next to Kilpatrick for Armstrong, based on his mustachio design. I'm wondering what some of the uniform aficionados around here might be able to discern from a comparison of the portrait photos with the group shot -- maybe @Package4 or @ucvrelics?

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Nice buys. Did you get these when you got the Ashley Wilkes Doll?

I liked the doll. I have a Madame Alexander doll of Scarlett. Have had it for over 40 years.

I got these a different day at a different antique mall.
 

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I was also thinking of the officer sitting on the steps as a possible for Capt. Greene.

I'm kind of liking the fellow standing next to Kilpatrick for Armstrong, based on his mustachio design. I'm wondering what some of the uniform aficionados around here might be able to discern from a comparison of the portrait photos with the group shot -- maybe @Package4 or @ucvrelics?

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The thing that I noticed immediately about the image in the OP is the thin BINDING barely visible on the front edge of Greene's uniform coat - it's the same as Armstrong's as well as the man standing next to him in the group photo. It's probably yellow - the color of the cavalry - although the backgrounds of his shoulder straps appears to be black instead of cavalry yellow. However, this might be explained if indeed Greene is also an officer on Kilpatrick's, Custer's, or someone else's staff, since BLACK is the "color" associated with members of the staff.
 

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The thing that I noticed immediately about the image in the OP is the thin BINDING barely visible on the front edge of Greene's uniform coat - it's the same as Armstrong's as well as the man standing next to him in the group photo. It's probably yellow - the color of the cavalry - although the backgrounds of his shoulder straps appears to be black instead of cavalry yellow. However, this might be explained if indeed Greene is also an officer on Kilpatrick's, Custer's, or someone else's staff, since BLACK is the "color" associated with members of the staff.

An interesting suggestion. The images in post #1 and #2 are on photo paper and based on the yellowed tape holding them in place perhaps were mounted 15 to 20 years ago. I have no clue what the person went to the trouble of framing these. The games do not match as one frame is black and one frame is brown.

I really only purchased these because I live in Michiga and the one has a Michigan conection.
 

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The thing that I noticed immediately about the image in the OP is the thin BINDING barely visible on the front edge of Greene's uniform coat - it's the same as Armstrong's as well as the man standing next to him in the group photo. It's probably yellow - the color of the cavalry - although the backgrounds of his shoulder straps appears to be black instead of cavalry yellow. However, this might be explained if indeed Greene is also an officer on Kilpatrick's, Custer's, or someone else's staff, since BLACK is the "color" associated with members of the staff.

These are great details. I love that you "immediately" noticed these things -- hats off!

Roy B.
 
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