Union general (1816–1894) who led forces at Shenandoah, Red River, and elsewhere. Prior to the Civil War, he served as governor of Massachusetts and speaker of the US House of Representatives. Civil War-dated original 2.5 x 4.25 carte-de-visite bust portrait of Banks in uniform, by Warren of Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, signed at the bottom in black ink, “N. P. Banks, 4th Nov: 1864.” In fine condition, with a subtle central block of toning and mild silvering to dark areas of the image. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.