Authentic Civil War Union Officer. This listing is an opportunity for you to add a named Civil War Union Officer photograph to your beginning or established collection.Civil War Union Brevet Major General. Prominent pre-war businessman who participated in helping runaway slaves escape to Canada. Served as Colonel and commander of the 91st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry.
Wounded at the battle of Chancellorsville while leading his regiment, and missed the Battle of Gettysburg because of it. Rose to command his V Corps brigade of which he was in command at the end of the Appomattox Campaign.
He received the brevet of Brigadier General, US Volunteers on September 30, 1864 for " gallant and distinguished services in the battle of Poplar Spring Church, near Petersburg, Va", and received the brevet of Major General, US Volunteers on August 9, 1866 for gallant conduct in the battle of Five Forks, Va. Named as the first Assistant Commissioner of the Freedman's Bureau in Texas after the end of the war, but he faced strong opposition from former slaveholders, who succeeded in ousting him in a vicious smear campaign. His grave was unmarked for over 100 years until a standard issue government issue marker was placed there. Birth: 1 Jan 1804, Sand Lake, New York.
Death: 7 Nov 1871 (aged 67) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Burial: Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Frame has a break in the plaster as shown in photo #1 and some chips. Frame measures 11 1/2" x 9 1/2". Photo measures 9" x 9". Photo was taken by Jas. 18 S Eighth St, Philada. This photography company was apparently the premier company that took photos of officers. Please view all photos carefully as they are part of the description and condition. Ask any questions you may have and we will gladly help the best we can in answering them. We don't claim to know everything about anything! We work very hard earning and keeping our 100% customer feedback.
We will work with you 110% in making it correct. The item "Named Civil War Union Officer Gen Edgar Mantlebert Gregory Framed Photo" is in sale since Sunday, March 31, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "timegonebycollectibles" and is located in Memphis, Tennessee.
This item can be shipped to United States.