The figures in the picture are (left to right) General John Gibbon, General George Armstrong Custer, Colonel Cyrus B. Comstock, Colonel Orville E. Babcock, Colonel Charles Marshall, General Robert E. Lee, Colonel Walter H. Taylor, General Philip H. Sheridan, General Ulysses S. Grant, General John A. Rawlins, General Charles Griffin, unidentified, General George Gordon Meade, Colonel Ely S. Parker, General James W. Forsyth, General Wesley Merritt, Colonel Theodore S. Bowers, and General Edward O. C. Ord. The man not identified in the picture’s legend is thought to be General Joshua Chamberlain, a hero of Gettysburg who presided over the formal surrender of arms by Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia on April 12, 1865.


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