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Photograph

George B. McClellan

George B. McClellan | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General George B. McClellan holding his sword in his left hand. At Major General in the Regular Army. After the First Manassas be was promoted to Commander of the Army of the Potomac, and by November 1861 he was appointed General-in-Chief of the Armies of the United States, where he would serve until November 1862 when the War Department ordered him home to await orders.
DESCRIPTION
Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Major General George B. McClellan holding his sword in his left hand. At Major General in the Regular Army. After the First Manassas be was promoted to Commander of the Army of the Potomac, and by November 1861 he was appointed General-in-Chief of the Armies of the United States, where he would serve until November 1862 when the War Department ordered him home to await orders.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:72990
Creation Date:  
Creator Name:Addis, R. W. (Robert W.), -1874
City:Washington
County:
State:District of Columbia
Collection Name:State Historical Society of Wisconsin, collector : Civil War photographs, circa 1861-circa 1865
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 6050.76
Original Dimensions:2.5 x 4 inches
SUBJECTS
Civil War, 1861-1865
Military uniforms
Officers
Portraits
Clothing and dress
Hairstyles
Indoor photography
Men
Moustache
Studios and dark rooms
Weapons
Photography

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