John Fulton Reynolds (1820-1863)
John Fulton Reynolds was a major general of volunteers in the Union Army. A West Pointer, he taught there after the Mexican War. Promoted to major general in 1862, he heard rumors that he was to be given command of the Army of the Potomac. He hurried to Washington and informed Lincoln that he would only accept the post if the strings attached to the capital were cut. Reynolds was passed over. Returning to combat at Gettysburg, Reynolds was killed by a Confederate shot.
- 1863 circa 5 years
- Original Format:
- Carte de Visite
- J. E. McClees (Philadelphia)
- download hi-res watermarked image
All Licensed images are available for download as jpeg files at 300 dpi of original size.
If your project requires an image at higher resolution, please contact us (be sure to include item number). Custom requests may require an additional charge.