Army Born 4 September, 1845 in Kent, Connecticut Died 4 January 1928 Lieutenant Colonel 1901 Colonel 1903 During the Civil War he participated in the battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. He was the first officer to enter enemy´s fortifications at the capture of Savannah. Served with 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, XII Corps, Army of the Potomac. Served with XX Corps, Army of the Cumberland.
Commanding Officer, 3d Military District (Sulu & Archipelago), Philippines 1899-01 Commanding Officer, 28th Infantry Regiment 1903-09 Commander, Fort Snelling, Minnesota, 1904-06 Commander, Mantanzas Owen Jay Sweet of Connecticut Appointed from New York, Second Lieuetnant, 137th New York Infantry, 6 September 1862 First Lieutenant, 19 March 1863 Captain, 12 March 1864 Honorably mustered out, 9 June 1865 Appointed Second Lieutenant, 40th United States Infantry, 27 May 1867 Transferred to 25th United States Infantry, 20 September 1869 First Lieutenant, 19 August 1873 Captain, 19 October 1886 Major, 23 United States Infantry, 2 March 1899 Lieutenant Colonel, 21st United States Infantry, 13 April 1909 Colonel, 28th United States Infantry, 18 February 1903. The item "1860s Civil War Brig General Owen Jay Sweet / Gettysburg / Signed + Tax Stamp" is in sale since Sunday, January 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\CDVs". The seller is "jack_mord" and is located in Woodinville, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.