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    Carte de Visite Brigadier General Thomas Edward Greenfield Ransom, Illinois 11th Infantry. A beautiful bright and clear image of Ransom posed seated in uniform. E. & H. T. Anthony, New York studio imprint on the verso. From a photographic negative by Brady. Contemporary note on the verso reads: "Brig Gen Ransom has been wounded four times in as many engagements". Ransom enlisted on April 26, 1861 as a Captain and mustered into E Company, 11th Illinois Infantry, shortly thereafter he was commissioned into Field and Staff of the regiment. He was promoted Brigadier General by brevet on September 1, 1864. He was wounded at Charleston, Missouri, Fort Donelson, Shiloh and Sabine Crossroads. He never recovered from the latter wound and died on September 29, 1864 at Rome, Georgia.

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    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
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