Portrait of Brig. Gen. John Gibbon, officer of the Federal Army (Maj. Gen. from June 7, 1864

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Portrait of Brig. Gen. John Gibbon, officer of the Federal Army (Maj. Gen. from June 7, 1864

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Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, photographer

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1860-1865

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A half-body glass plate negative portrait of Union Brigadier General John Gibbon in uniform

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Glass plate negative portrait of general in uniform

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Glass plate negative

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Library of Congress

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Brigadier General John Gibbon
(1827 - 1896)
Home State: North Carolina
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1847
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: 4th Brigade, 1st Division, I Corps
On the Campaign-He led the 4th ("Black Hat") Brigade in the First Division of the First Army Corps. After this campaign his Brigade was known as the Iron Brigade.

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