George H. Thomas Signed Carte de VisiteClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionGeorge H. Thomas Signed Carte de Visite. 2.25" x 4", a bust portrait in uniform, with a J.W. Campbell, Army of the Cumberland backstamp on verso. Signed below the image: "Geo. H. Thomas Maj: Genl. U.S.V."
George Thomas (1816-1870) 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.
Condition: Clipped corners. Lightly toned with minor foxing. Scratching and wear to the backstamp.
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