Photographic portrait of General William Stark Rosecrans, [s.d.]. He can be seen from the knees up standing at center with his left hand resting on his holstered(?) sword. His right hand can be seen by his side. He has a short beard and is partially bald in the front. He is dressed in his Union soldier uniform.; "Union general and excellent strategist early in the American Civil War (1861-65); after his defeat in the Battle of Chickamauga (September 1863), he was relieved of his command. Rosecrans resigned his army commission in 1867, serving as minister to Mexico during the next two years. Later he represented California in the U.S. House of Representatives (1881-85) and served as register of the U.S. Treasury (1885-93)." -- Encyclopedia Britannica.