Cdv of 1st Minnesota Infantry Colonel and General Alfred Sully.
Another very scarce Minnesota General. Pre and post war Indian fighter, Sully also had a great civil war record. Please see his biography below for more details of his superb military career.
No b/m, wear as shown in the photograph.
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Sully, Alfred, brigadier-general, was born in the state of
Pennsylvania in 1821. Graduating at the United States military
academy in 1841, he served with his regiment, the 2nd U. S.
infantry, in the Florida war against the Seminole Indians, the
Mexican war, the Rogue River expedition in Oregon, and in
campaigns against the Sioux and Cheyennes in Minnesota and
Nebraska. During the Civil war, as a colonel and later as
brigadier-general of volunteers, he participated in the siege
of Yorktown, the affair at West Point, the battles of Fair
Oaks, Peach Orchard, Savage Station, Glendale, Malvern hill,
Chantilly, South mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg and
Chancellorsville, and the marches and campaigns incident
thereto. He was ordered to Dakota territory in 1863 and
commanded the expedition against the hostile Indians of the
northwest, defeating the combined tribes at White Stone hill,
for which engagement he was brevetted a brigadier-general in
the regular service, having already been made a brevet major-
general of volunteers. Gen. Sully died at Vancouver barracks,
Wash. Ter., April 27, 1879.
Source: The Union Army, vol. 8