General James B. Ricketts in Union uniform and his wife, Frances Lawrence Ricketts

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General James B. Ricketts in Union uniform and his wife, Frances Lawrence Ricketts

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Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, photographer

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1861-1865

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A family portrait photograph of Union General James B. Ricketts in uniform with his wife, Frances Lawrence Ricketts, at his side

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Family portrait photograph

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Library of Congress

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Brigadier General James Brewerton Ricketts
(1817 - 1887)
Home State: New York
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1839;Class Rank: 16/31
Command Billet: Commanding Division
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Division, I Corps
On the Campaign-He commanded the Second Division of the First Army Corps in Maryland. He was injured when a horse fell on him at Antietam on 17 September 1862, but remained on the field.

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