Portrait of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, officer of the Federal Army


Type - photograph or illustration


Title - caption or label given by the creator

Portrait of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, officer of the Federal Army

Creator - photographer or artist

Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, photographer

Date Created


Abstract - summary of image contents

A half-length portrait photograph of Union Major General George Meade

Subject - ex: soldier(s) in uniform, landscape, city street, interior scene, etc.

Half-length portrait photograph

Format - ex: ambrotype, glass plate negative, copy print, etc.

Glass plate negative

Rights - a statement of any use restrictions or ownership

This item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States because copyright has expired, but we have not determined its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. You are responsible for your own use.

Source - owner or repository of original or digital image

Library of Congress

Description - notes, provenance, or other information about the image

Brigadier General George Gordon Meade
(1815 - 1872)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1835;Class Rank: 19
Command Billet: Commanding Division
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Division, I Corps
On the Campaign-He was in command of the Third Division in the First (I) Corps, and relieved the wounded Maj. Gen. Hooker in command of the I Corps on the 17th.

Item sets