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    Union General George H. Thomas: Two Cartes de Visite. In the first, a 2.5" x 4" vignetted portrait, Thomas is seen from the chest up wearing the uniform of a Union general. Morse's Gallery of the Cumberland backstamp and two-cent revenue stamp on the verso. The second, 2.25" x 4", features General Thomas (standing second from the left) and nine members of his staff on "Lookout Point . . . March 22nd 1865." Thomas (1816-1870) served with distinction throughout the and earned several nicknames including "The Rock of Chickamauga," "The Sledge of Nashville," and "Slow Trot Thomas," the later acquired as a consequence of his slow, deliberate nature of command.


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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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