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Brig. Gen. Sweeney [Sweeny]
Civil War stereographs, 1861-1865.
American & foreign portrait gallery. Prominent portraits.
E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm)
New-York Historical Society
Stereograph: Portrait of General Thomas William Sweeny, face turned to profile .
Sweeny, Thomas William, 1820-1892--PhotographsGenerals--PhotographsArmed Forces--Officers--PhotographsPortraits--PhotographsUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--PhotographsSoldiers--Photographs
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Thomas William Sweeny (December 25, 1820-April 10, 1892) Officer in the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War who served as a brigadier general for the Indian Home Guard, a brigade he assisted in organizing. He gained praise for defending a gap in the Union line during the Battle of Shiloh.