General John Sedgwick was a famous General during the US Civil War.
He was also a descendant of General Robert Sedgwick.
More about General John Sedgwick

The three photos marked [LOC] are from the Library of Congress website.

More photos: The Monuments Honoring General John Sedgwick

 


Left: Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick, bet 1860 - 1864
Brady National Photographic Art Gallery (Washington, D.C.) [LOC]
Right: Apparently from the same sitting
New Haven Colony Historical Society Sedgwick Collection MSS-B46 Box 19 Folder B


New Haven Colony Historical Society
Sedgwick Collection MSS-B46 Box 19 Folder B


CDV of General John Sedgwick, sold on eBay
used by permission of the seller, who produced the scan.


CDV of General John Sedgwick, has Backmark "Anthony from Brady"
sold on eBay used by permission of the seller, who produced the scan.


From a collection of genealogical data collected as early as the 1870's
by the family of Ruth Sedgwick DeBevoise of Ohio


This photo was found in a Civil War photo album that was being auctioned at eBay.
Used by permisssion of the seller, who produced the scan.


Did you know?
In the late 1800's tobacco was packaged with Civil War hero trading cards, much like the baseball cards we used to buy with bubble gum. This card has been dated to 1888. It was recently auctioned at eBay. The seller graciously sent me a color copy, from which I made this scan.


Brandy Station, Va. Gens. George G. Meade, John Sedgwick, and Robert O. Tyler
with staff officers at Horse Artillery headquarters
Created/published 1864 February. [LOC]
General Sedgwick is near the right in the round top Derby hat.
Note: I saw on eBay a copy of this photo with the date "December 10, 1863."


Harrison's Landing, Va., Col. Albert V. Colburn, Col. Delos B. Sacket, Gen. John Sedgwick
Woodbury, D. B. (David B.), d. 1866, photographer [LOC]
Created/published 1862 August.


General John is the second from the left in the front row. Can anyone identify the others?
This photo owned by the descendants of General John's older brother, Philo Collins Sedgwick.
Scan provided by Debby Lynne (Tapley) Pauley-Ammacher.

 


A woodcut of General John Sedgwick from Harper's Weekly
Linked at Don Harvey's Civil War website.


For more Matthew Brady photos of General John Sedgwick at the National Archives,
go here: http://www.archives.gov/research_room/arc/index.html

Select: ARC Basic Search
Search on "Sedgwick not Kansas"
Set "Only Descriptions Linked to Digital Copies"

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