Portrait of Maj. Gen. Edwin V. Sumner, officer of the Federal Army


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Portrait of Maj. Gen. Edwin V. Sumner, officer of the Federal Army

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Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, photographer

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A half-body glass plate negative of Union Major General Edwin V. Sumner in uniform

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Half-body glass plate negative of General in uniform

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Glass plate negative

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Library of Congress

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Major General Edwin Vose Sumner "Bull"
(1797 - 1863)
Home State: Massachusetts
Education: Milton (MA) Academy
Command Billet: Corps Commander
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Unit: Second (II) Army Corps
On the Campaign-Commanded the Federal Second (II) Army Corps

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