Civl War buffs get a big bang for you bucks with this incredible collection of (11) Union Army General photos. These CDV type photographs measure approximately 2-1/2 x 4" and feature some of the most prominent commanding officers of the Civil War, with four who reached the top position of General-in-Chief, the highest rank in the U.S. military during the 1800s. This well-preserved group ranges as (GD to VG-EX) with an average of VG. All (11) are solid with distinct images and five have photographer credits on the reverse, including three that were taken by Mathew Brady and published by E.&H.T. Anthony of New York.
The (3) Brady photos are Major General John G. Barnard, Brigadier General Edward M. McCook and Major General Nelson A. Miles (General-in-Chief 1895-1902)
Other top brass that reached the position of General-in-Chief are (2) Major General George B. McClellan (1861-1862), Major General Phillip H. Sheridan (1883-1888) and (2) Major General William T. Sherman (1869-1883)
The balance are Major General Ambrose E. Burnside, Major General Jefferson C. Davis (not the CSA president) and Major General Joseph Hooker