100th New York Infantry
Brevet Brigadier General
(1814-83) Born in Onondaga County, N.Y., he was an architect and builder by trade. During the Civil War he served as lieutenant colonel of the 100th New York Infantry, and was promoted to rank of brevet brigadier general, Mar. 13, 1865.
Wet plate, albumen carte de visite photograph, mounted to 2 3/8 x 4 card. Full standing view in uniform wearing a double breasted frock coat with rank of lieutenant colonel, eagle sword belt plate, sash, and holding his sword at his front. No imprint. Light age toning. Scarce.