War Between the States

(1815-81) Graduated #3 in the West Point class of 1835. On August 9, 1861, he was commissioned brigadier general of volunteers and fought throughout the Peninsular campaign in command of a brigade of General Heintzelman's 3rd Corps. He was military governor of Washington, D.C., and later commanded a division of General Baldy Smith's 18th Corps at Cold Harbor, Bermuda Hundred and Petersburg, subsequently commanding the corps itself until health problems forced him to resign. He was brevetted major general for gallantry at Malvern Hill.

Wet plate, albumen carte de visite photograph, mounted to 2 3/8 x 4 card. Bust view in uniform. 1862, J.E. McClees and R.W. Addis imprint on the front mount. Backmark: J.E. McClee's, Philadelphia. Bottom 2 corners of the mount are very slightly trimmed. Very fine.

Cdv General John H. Martindale

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