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Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) [General George Meade and 35 staff members at Cold Harbor]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0045 Author/Creator: Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Place Written: Cold Harbor, Virginia/Washington, D.C. Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 albumen : b&w ; 26.8 x 34.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One photograph taken by Mathew Brady dated June 12, 1864. According to Photographic History of the Civil War Vol. 2, p. 1067, image is of Union General George Meade who is seated at center with legs crossed, surrounded by his staff. Major General Andrew A. Humphreys is seated on Meade's right, and seated to the right of Humphreys is the army's provost marshal, Brigadier General Marsena Patrick. Standing immediately on Meade's left is his quartermaster, Brigadier General Rufus Ingalls. Second to Ingall's left is Meade's artilleryman Brigadier General Henry J. Hunt. Pencil inscription on recto reads "G.H.S. in rear; head only shows" with an arrow pointing down to Captain George Henry Sharpe. All are in uniform.

People: Brady, Mathew B., 1823-1896
Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872
Humphreys, Andrew Atkinson, 1810-1883
Patrick, Marsena Rudolph, 1811-1888
Ingalls, Rufus, 1818-1893
Hunt, Henry Jackson, 1819-1889
Sharpe, George Henry, 1828-1900

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion GeneralUnion ForcesUniformsMilitary UniformsMilitary PersonnelMilitary Camp

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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