Portrait of Brig. Gen. Andrew A. Humphreys, officer of the Federal Army (Maj. Gen. from July 8, 1863

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Portrait of Brig. Gen. Andrew A. Humphreys, officer of the Federal Army (Maj. Gen. from July 8, 1863

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Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, photographer

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1860-1865

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A full-body glass plate negative of Union Brigadier General
Andrew Atkinson Humphreys in uniform

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Full-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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Brigadier General Andrew Atkinson Humphreys
(1810 - 1883)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1831;Class Rank: 13
Command Billet: Commanding Division
Branch of Service: Engineers
Unit: 3rd Division, V Corps
On the Campaign-His Division was not immediately at Sharpsburg, but arrived the morning of the 18th as ordered. Some time later, Gen McClellan intimated that one of the reasons he did not attack the Confederates on the 18th was because Hunphreys was slow in arriving. Humphreys defended his honor with vigor

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