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    Union Major General George Henry Thomas Pair of Cartes de Visite. Includes: (1) Superb image of Thomas seated in uniform with sword, approximately 2.5" x 4", with a Morse's Gallery of the Cumberland, Nashville studio mark on the verso. Top edge trimmed, else very good condition. (2) CDV bust image in uniform with a Morse, Nashville studio mark on the verso. Interesting inscription, in pencil on the verso: "J. B. from / Mrs. Genl Baird [presumably the wife of Medal of Honor recipient Absalom Baird] / Sunday night / Dec / 1864". Some toning to image, else very good. George Thomas was an 1842 graduate of West Point. He served with distinction during the Mexican-American War and in several campaigns during the Civil War. He earned the names "Rock of Chickamauga", "Slow Trot Thomas" and "Sledge of Nashville" for his actions during the war.

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    December, 2014
    12th Friday
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