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A carte de visite image of Union General George B. McClellan and his staff, left to right: Captain Clark, General McClellan striking a napoleonic pose, Captain Van Vliet and Major Barry. Information printed on the bottom of image: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862, by M.B. Brady, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the District of Columbia."
Fremont was given command of the Mountain Department in Western Virginia in early 1862. He resign his post in the Fall of 1862.
Sigel commanded the Federal forces in the Shenandoah Valley during the Spring of 1864, with many West Virginia units under him. After his defeat at New Market, Virginia, Sigel was reassigned to the Department of West Virginia, protecting the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
Milroy commanded the Cheat Mountain District in 1861, losing his first battle at Camp Allegheny. He surprised Stonewall Jackson at the Battle of McDowell in early May of 1862, inflicting heavy casualties.
Rosecrans was responsible for several Union victories including the Battle of Rich Mountain during the Summer of 1861 in Randolph County, Virginia (West Virginia).
Inscription at the bottom of the image, "Yours ... John Hinebough". The 6th West Virginia Cavalry served in the mountains and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia during the war.