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Gen. G.H. Thomas, (the Rock of Chickamauga.')
Civil War stereographs, 1861-1865.
Photographic war history. The war for the Union.
Taylor & Huntington
ca.1861-ca.1865, published later
New-York Historical Society
Stereograph: Portrait of Gen. G.H. Thomas.
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George Henry Thomas (31 July 1816-28 Mar. 1870) Graduated from West Point in 1840. Officer in the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War who ultimately attained the rank of major general. Well known for destroying General�John B. Hood's Army of the Tennessee, resulting in demoralization of the Confederacy in the western theater of war. This accomplishment garnered Thomas the official thanks of Congress and the nickname 'Sledge of Nashville.'