George Gordon Meade (1815-1872)

George Gordon Meade was a West Pointer who fought in the Seminole and Mexican wars. At the outbreak of the Civil War, Meade was appointed brigadier general of volunteers. He commanded at Glendale (where he was wounded), 2nd Bull Run, Antietam, and was promoted major general of volunteers in 1862. After he saw duty at Fredericksburg and Gettysburg he was made major general in the regular army (1864).

Date:
1863 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES17968
Photographer:
Mathew Brady
Height:
1085px
Width:
731px
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