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    Commanders of the 4th Army Corps Carte de Visite. On October 9, 1863, the 4th Army Corps (Army of the Cumberland) was formed from many veteran fighting brigades. The division took part in numerous battles and campaigns, and saw many excellent officers in its control. Some of the major battles the unit was involved in were: Missionary Ridge, New Hope Church, the Siege of Atlanta, and the Occupation of Texas. In this photograph eight division officers are pictured. From right to left, starting with the seated row: Samuel Beatty, Thomas J. Wood, David Stanley, Nathan Kimball. Standing: W.S. Elliot, unidentified, S.B. Bradley, Emerson Opdyke. All in full uniform, wearing double-breasted coats, and several wearing cavalry boots. An excellent photograph of one of the Union's most rugged and distinguished units. In very fine condition; Morse's Gallery of the Cumberland imprint on verso; pencil notations on verso; ink notations on recto; image very clean and crisp; double lined gilt border; square corners.

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    December, 2006
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