Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) George M. Love as brigadier general, seated 1/2 length portrait wearing medal and neckerchief
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Medal on chest is the Congressional Medal of Honor. Graphite inscription on verso "1726" "Geo. M Love Col 116th NY & Bv't Brig Gen." Ink inscription on verso "George M. Love, 1st Sg't. Co. D. & Sg't Maj. 21 N.Y. Vol. Inf. May 13, 61; 1st Lieut. 44th N.Y. Vol. Inf. Aug. 23, 1861; Capt. Jan. 2, 1862; Maj. 116th N.Y. Vol. Inf. Sept. 5, 1862; Col. July 16, 1863; Bv't Brig. Gen. U.S. Vols. Mch. 7, 1865; 2nd Lieut 11 U.S. Inf., Mch 7, 1867; 1st Lieut 16 Inf., Mch 1, 1875; Retired for disability in line of duty Mch. 15, 1883." Photographers imprint on verso: "Published by E. & H.T. Anthony 501 Broadway New York from Photographic Negative in Brady's National Portrait Gallery."
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