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CDV. Fantastic profile pose of Gettysburg hero, General Winfield Scott Hancock by Matthew Brady Studio. Hancock also was in charge of handling the hanging of the four convicted Lincoln conspirators. While enjoying hero status and extremely popular during his military career, in 1880 he ran unsuccessfully for President of the United States.
General George Sears Greens graduated from West Point July 1st 1823, he was second in a class of thirty-five. Commanding a brigade he saw service in the battles of Antietam, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. At Gettysburg he was the oldest Union General on the field, his men calling him “Old Pop“ or “Old Man Greene“. At Gettysburg on the evening of the second day it was Greene’s defense of Culp’s Hill that saved the Union right flank.
Winfield Scott Hancock (February 14, 1824 – February 9, 1886) was a career U.S. Army officer and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 1880. He served with distinction in the Army for four decades, including service in the Mexican-American War and as a Union general in the American Civil War. Known to his Army colleagues as "Hancock the Superb", he was noted in particular for his personal leadership at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863.