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General Winfield Scott Hancock, Francis Barlow, David Birney, and John Gibbon.
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In this 1864 photograph, Major General Winfield Scott Hancock, seated, poses with John Gibbon, F.C. Barlow and William Birney, three of his friends, division commanders all, poses near the site of the battle of Cold Harbor.

Credit: Library of Congress

In this 1864 photograph, Major General Winfield Scott Hancock, seated, poses with three of his division commanders near the site of the battle of Cold Harbor. Francis Barlow stands with his sword on Hancock's right. To his left are David Birney and Pennsylvanian John Gibbon. In 1880, Hancock would run for President on the Democratic ticket, losing to Republican James A. Garfield by only 10,000 votes.

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