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    Union Cartes-de-Visite: Alfred Pleasonton, Francis Engle Patterson, Marsena Rudolph Patrick, John Grubb Parke, Innes Newton Palmer and P. C. Petrie. Six (6) cartes including Alfred Pleasonton (1824-1897) by C.D. Fredricks & Company, New York; a full-standing Francis Engle Patterson (1821-1862) by McAllister & Brother, Philadelphia; Marsena Rudolph Patrick (1811-1888) by Brady's National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.; John Grubb Parke (1827-1889) by Brady's National Portrait Gallery, New York; Innes Newton Palmer (1824-1900) by E & H.T. Anthony, New York, from a negative from Brady's National Portrait Gallery; and P. G. Petrie by Fred K. Law, New York. Pleasonton was a cavalry commander who defeated J. E. B. Stuart at Brandy Station and Sterling Price in Missouri and Kansas. The failure of Samuel Curtis and Pleasonton to pursue the retreating Price in that campaign resulted in Pleasonton's demotion. Patterson was Colonel of the 17th Pennsylvania Regiment. He fought at First Bull Run, Williamsburg and Seven Pines. He ordered an unauthorized retreat due to faulty intelligence and, with an investigation in the works, committed suicide on November 22, 1862. Patrick headed the New York State Agricultural College. He served as inspector, military governor and Provost Marshal General of the Army of the Potomac, a position he excelled in. Parke was an engineer and served as Commandant of West Point in the post-war years. He was Chief of Staff for Ambrose Burnside and fought at South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Knoxville, the Wilderness, Hatcher's Run and the Appomattox Campaign. Palmer was a brigade and corps commander who fought in many battles of the war, notably Williamsburg, Seven Pines, White Oak Swamp and Malvern Hill. We can find no information on Captain P. C. Petrie. From the collection of Dr. Michael Krane.

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    September, 2016
    17th Saturday
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