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Armed cdv of Gettysburg hero (Medal of Honor) General Alexander Webb
Armed CDV of Gettysburg hero General Alexander Webb, who was awarded Congressional Medal of Honor “For distinguished personal gallantry at the Battle of Gettysburg” where he was wounded. Excellent view of Webb as a line officer early in the war.
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Alexander Stewart Webb Brevet Major General U.S. Army 1835 – 1911 Commanded 69th, 71st, 72nd, and 106th Pennsylvania Infantry (Philadelphia Brigade) which resisted Longstreet’s Assault – July 3, 1863

Cadet U.S.M.A. July 1, 1851, Brevet Second Lieutenant Forth U.S. Artillery July 1, 1855, Second Lieutenant Second Artillery Oct. 20, 1855, First Lieutenant April 26, 1861, Captain Eleventh Infantry May 14, 1861, Lieut.-Colonel Forty-Fourth Infantry July 28, 1866, Fifth Infantry March 15, 1869, Honorably discharged at his own request Dec. 5, 1870.

Major First Rhode Island Light Artillery Sept. 14, 1861, Lieut-Colonel Asst. Inspector General by assignment, Aug. 20, 1862 to June 28, 1863.

Brig.-General U.S.V. June 23, 1863, Honorably mustered out of volunteer service Jan. 15, 1866.

In command of 2nd Division, 2nd Corps in the Rapidan Campaign, and 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Corps in the Wilderness. Severely wounded at Spotsylvania May 12, 1864. Chief of Staff, Army of Potomac Jan 11, 1865 to June 28, 1865. Asst. Inspector General, Division of the Atlantic July 1, 1865 to Feb. 21, 1866.

Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor “For distinguished personal gallantry at the battle of Gettysburg” where he was wounded.

Brevetted Major, U.S.A. July 3, 1863, “For gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Gettysburg, Pa.” Lieut.-Colonel Oct. 11, 1863 “for gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Bristoe Station, Va.” Colonel May 13, 1864, “For gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Spotsylvania, Va.” Brig.-General March 13, 1865 “for gallant and meritorious services in the campaign terminating with the surrender of the insurgent army under General R.E. Lee.” Major-General March 13, 1865 “For gallant and meritorious services during the war.”

Brevetted Major-General U.S.V. Aug. 1, 1864 “For gallant and distinguished conduct at the battles of Gettysburg, Pa., Bristoe Station, The Wilderness, and Spotsylvania, Va.”