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    Union Cartes-de-Visite: Emory Upton, Horatio Phillips Van Cleve, Robert Ogden Tyler, Daniel Tyler, Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, George Henry Thomas, Lorenzo Thomas, Alfred Howe Terry, Erastus Barnard Tyler and Henry Goddard Thomas. Ten (10) cartes including Emory Upton (1839-1881) by R. W. Addis, Washington, D.C.; Horatio Phillips Van Cleve (1809-1891) by Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul; Robert Ogden Tyler (1831-1874) by Brady's National Portrait Gallery, New York; an unmarked full-standing Daniel Tyler (1799-1882); Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert (1833-1880) by Brady's National Portrait Gallery, New York; a full-standing Lorenzo Thomas (1804-1875) by J. W. Black, Boston; George Henry Thomas (1816-1870) by Morse's Gallery of the Cumberland, Nashville: an unmarked Alfred Howe Terry (1827-1890); Erastus Barnard Tyler (1822-1891); and Henry Goddard Thomas (1837-1897). The cartes of Tyler and Thomas are by Anthony, New York, from negatives from Brady's National Portrait Gallery. Upton wrote "The Military Policy of the United States" and distinguished himself at Spotsylvania Court House, introducing a new line of attack upon entrenchments. He also fought at Blackburn's Ford (wounded), the Peninsula, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Rappahannock Station, the Wilderness, Third Winchester (wounded) and at Columbus, Georgia, the last full scale battle of the war. Van Cleve was a surveyor and engineer who fought at Corinth, Murfreesboro (wounded) and Chickamauga, where his division took heavy losses during the Confederate breakthrough of September 20th. Robert Tyler, an artillery specialist, performed admirably at the Peninsula, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg (his 130 guns pounding Pickett's advancing troops), Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor (wounded). Daniel Tyler (West Point Class of 1819) was an expert on artillery and ordnance. He also was extremely adept at turning struggling companies into profitable ones. He fought at First Bull Run and Corinth. Torbert received a commission in the Confederate army, but chose to remain loyal to the Union. He fought throughout the war, leading cavalry raids under Phil Sheridan in the Overland and Shenandoah Valley campaigns. Alfred Terry organized the 7th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. He fought at First Bull Run, Charleston, Fort Wagner, New Market Heights and, most notably, Fort Fisher. Henry Thomas is best known for his recruitment of African American troops. He was the first officer of the Regular Army to accept a colonelcy of colored troops, fighting in the Overland Campaign and the Crater. Erastus Tyler worked in the fur trade before the war and was Colonel of the 7th Ohio Volunteers (elected over James A. Garfield). He fought at Kernstown, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and the defenses of Baltimore. From the collection of Dr. Michael Krane.

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