Major General John Sedgwick of 2nd Regular Army Cavalry Regiment in uniform


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Major General John Sedgwick of 2nd Regular Army Cavalry Regiment in uniform

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Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, photographer

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A half-body photographic print of Union Major General John Sedgwick in uniform

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Half-body photographic print of General in uniform

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Major General John Sedgwick "Uncle John"
(1813 - 1864)
Home State: Connecticut
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1837;Class Rank: 24
Command Billet: Commanding Division
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Division, II Corps
On the Campaign-He commanded the Second Division in Sumner's Second (II) Corps. He was wounded in combat and relieved by BGen Howard in command of the Division.

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