- Stereograph: House with log sheds attached and with soldiers outside. Half stereo, Benjamin Franklin Butler (5 Nov. 1818-11 Jan. 1893) Elected to the Massachusetts state senate in 1858 and served as a delegate to the Democratic convention in Charleston in 1860. Butler served as a general in the Massachusetts state militia prior to the Civil War and was appointed brigadier commanding general of the Massachusetts militia by the Governor when the War began. In April 1862, Butler captured and controlled New Orleans, Louisiana until being recalled by President Lincoln in December of 1862. After the Civil War, Butler was elected from Essex County to the House of Representatives in November 1866 and reelected in 1868. He was elected Governor of Massachusetts in 1880 as a Democrat.
- Stereograph: Lieut. Gen. Grant looking at map or other document, with chief of staff, General Rawlins, at his headquarters, at Cold Harbor, Va., John Aaron Rawlins (February 13, 1831-September 6, 1869) A practicing lawyer prior to the Civil War. A close aide to General Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War, in which he attained the position of brevet major general. After the Civil War, Rawlins served as Secretary of War under President Grant from March 13, 1869 until his death from tuberculosis on September 6, 1869. Ulysses S. Grant (April 27, 1822-July 23, 1885) Graduated from West Point in June 1843 and served with Zachary Taylor in the Mexican-American War from 1845-1847. Grant resigned from the Army in April 1854 and rejoined the Army in 1860 at the outset of the Civil War by organizing a volunteer infantry company in Galena, Illinois. In 1862 he was promoted to the rank of Major General. Following Grant's capture of Vicksburg in 1863, Tennessee, Lincoln promoted him to the rank of lieutenant general, a grade last held by�George Washington, and appointed him general in chief of all Union armies. After the Civil War, he served as interim Secretary of War under President Andrew Johnson from 1867 to 1868. Grant was elected President of the United States in 1868 and was reelected in 1872.
- Stereograph: Soldiers in front of the John Minor Botts residence, men and women on the porch., John Minor Botts (September 16, 1802-January 8, 1869) Served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1833 to 1839. Represented Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1839 to 1843 and from 1847 to 1849. Supported the Union in the U.S. Civil War.