Portrait of Maj. Gen. Romeyn B. Ayres, officer of the Federal Army


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Portrait of Maj. Gen. Romeyn B. Ayres, 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 Captain
Romeyn Beck Ayres in uniform

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Half-body glass plate negative of soldier in uniform

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Glass plate negative

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Library of Congress

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Captain Romeyn Beck Ayres
(1825 - 1888)
Home State: New York
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1847;Class Rank: 22/38
Command Billet: Divisional Chief of Artillery
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: 2nd Division, VI Corps Artillery

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