Cdv of General Henry M. Naglee, who was wounded at the Battle of Fair Oaks in 1862.
Nice imprint on lower mount, dated 1863.
Image taken by McAllister & Brother, Philadelphia b/m.
In fine condition with wear as shown in the scan.
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"Naglee, Henry M., brigadier-general, was born in
Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 15, I8I5. He was graduated at the
United States military academy in 1835, but resigned on Dec. 3I,
of that year, and engaged in civil engineering until 1846. At
the beginning of the Mexican war he was commissioned captain in
the 1st N. Y. volunteers, and he served throughout the war, in
California, afterwards engaging in banking in San Francisco
until I86I. He was appointed lieutenant-colonel of the I6th U.
S. infantry, May 14, I86I, but did not join his regiment;
resigned his command, Jan. 10, 1862, and was appointed
brigadier-general of volunteers, Feb. 4. He served in the
defenses of Washington, and in the Virginia campaign of I862,
commanding a brigade at Williamsburg, at Fair Oaks, where he was
wounded, and in the Seven Days' battles about Richmond, June 26
-July 2, I86I. He then commanded a division in the Department
of North and South Carolina, in 1863; was in command of the 7th
army corps, July and Aug., 1863, at Harper's Ferry; and from
Aug. to Sept., 1863, commanded the District of Virginia. He was
on waiting orders from Nov., 1863, to April 4, 1864, when he was
mustered out of the service. He subsequently resumed his
banking business in San Francisco, became interested in grape
culture and engaged in distilling brandy. He died in San
Francisco, Cal., March 5, 1886.
Source: The Union Army, vol. 8"