Portrait of Maj. Gen. Winfield S. Hancock, officer of the Federal Army


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Portrait of Maj. Gen. Winfield S. Hancock, officer of the Federal Army

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Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, photographer

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A full-body glass plate negative of Union Brigadier General
Winfield Scott Hancock 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 Winfield Scott Hancock
(1824 - 1886)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1844
Command Billet: CO, Brigade (then Division)
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, VI Corps
On the Campaign-He commanded the 1st Brigade of the 2nd Division/Sixth (VI) Corps and assumed command of the 1st Division/Second (II) Army Corps after MGen Richardson was wounded.

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