Brigadier General Benjamin G. Humphreys CDV

As the Colonel of the 21st Mississippi Infantry, Humphrieys led his regiment in most of the early battles the Army of Northern Virginia participated in.† At Gettysburg, he found himself leading Barksdale brigade after Barksdale was killed.†† He was promoted to Brigadier General on August 12, 1863.† His brigade fought under General Longstreet in Georgia and Tennessee and was under General Early in the Shenandoah Valley campaign in 1864.† He was wounded at Berryville in Sept. 1864.† Humphreys was the first elected Governor of Mississippi after the war.† He was inaugurated on October 16, 1865, after receiving a pardon from President Andrew Johnson.† He was ejected from office in 1868 after the President's reconstruction plan collapsedunder fire from the Radicals in Congress.†
General Humphreys is in civilian attire.† There is no†backmark on the image†but "Jno. J. Hood - Meridian Miss" is written in period ink on the back of the image.† John J. Hood was the owner of the photographic album this image came out of.† John J. Hood was a Major in the 13th Mississippi Infantry.

Shipping Weight: 1 lb
Price: $850.00 USD

Cash, Check, Money Order, and PayPal
We now accept PAYPAL for those of you who would like to use credit cards!  Please send to .
Your satisfaction and happiness is our major concern.  We will be glad to refund your purchase price if you are not happy with your purchase if returned within fifteen days of your receipt.
You can order through our web site or you can call 803-431-1798 for your order.  Sales are complete when we confirm items are still in stock.
We ship using the United States Post Office.
Featured Item
The Society of the Army of the Potomac Badge

Catalog update 02/09/24
 Civil War Items
 Civil War Photographs
 Civil War Reference Books
 Grand Army of the Republic
 Indian War and Western
 SOLD Items
 United Confederate Veteran
 War of 1812
About Us!
Contact Information
Home Page
Your Account

Copyright © 2024 The Veteranís Attic
Powered by Web-Cat Copyright © 1996-2024 GrayCat Systems