Union general (1815-1872) best known for leading his troops to a commanding victory over Lee's Confederates at Gettysburg in one of the pivotal battles of the Civil War. Choice 2.5 x 4 carte-de-visite half-length portrait of George Meade in his two-star general uniform, signed in the lower border in black ink, "Geo. G. Meade, Maj. Genl." Published by J. Gurney & Son of New York. In fine condition. Encapsulated in a PSA/DNA authentication holder.