In May 1863 he was promoted to Colonel and commander of the 116th, replacing Colonel Edwin Payson Chapin, who was killed in action. Severely wounded during the 1863 Siege of Port Hudson, Louisiana, while in command of his men during the October 19, 1864 Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, he captured the Battleflag of the 2nd South Carolina (CSA) Infantry, an act he was awarded the CMOH for on March 6, 1865. Brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers the next day, March 7, 1865, he was honorably mustered out of the Volunteer service on June 8, 1865. He enlisted in the Regular Army in 1867, being commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 11th United States Infantry. Retiring as a 1st Lieutenant in 1883, he received brevets up to Colonel, US Regular Army.The item "Civil War CDV Union Major & BBG George Maltby Love, 21st/44th/116th NYVI" is in sale since Monday, March 11, 2019. 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.