Up for sale is a rare original Autographed Civil War CDV image of Colonel and later Brig General Granville Moody of the 74th Ohio Infantry O. Granville Moody Enlisted on 12/10/1861 as a Colonel and was commissioned into Field and Staff of the 74th Ohio. He was also commandant at Camp Chase Prison in 1862. He later rose to the rank of Brig General and was referred to as the Fighting Parson for his bravery at the battle of Stones River Tenn. The CDV image is is nice condition with minimal fading.
Edges and corners show very little to no wear. On the rear signed by Granville Moody himself, reads: Col.Great image to add to your collection of one the harder figures to find of the American Civil War. Moody was born in Portland, Maine, the son of William and Harriet Brooks Moody. He moved to Ohio at the age of eighteen and became a Methodist minister in 1833. Her served at the Greene Street M. In 1862, he was commissioned a colonel and took command of the 74. Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment which had formed in Xenia. In 1862, he also served as the commandant of Camp Chase, a prisoner of war camp located west of Columbus.
While serving with his regiment in Tennessee, he participated in the Battle of Stone River. For his bravery during the battle he became known as the "Fighting Parson". Moody would be awarded the rank of Brevet Brigadier General in March of 1865. At a convention in Philadelphia in c. 1863-64, Moody met President Lincoln.Never afraid of expressing his opinion, Moody was a featured speaker at a local Republican Union Party rally in 1863. He responded to comments about southern sympathizers having their rights trampled upon, Rights! Let me tell you, my friends, that the only rights those people have is to be hanged in this world and damned in the next. Reverend Moody used his brief meeting with Lincoln to later request a political favor. Moody wrote a letter to the president in March of 1865 requesting the appointment of Joseph M.
Patterson as the Piqua postmaster. Moody's letter relates that First Sergeant Patterson Company A, 110. Regiment had lost his arm after the Battle of the Wilderness. Lincoln granted Moody's request and Patterson served as Piqua's postmaster from 1865 to 1879. In June of 1865, Rev.Moody opened the Ohio Republican Union Party Convention in Columbus. Moody retired from the active ministry in 1883 and wrote his autobiography, published in 1890, entitled, A Life's Retrospect. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs"." and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.