George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826 – October 29, 1885) Major general during the American Civil War. He organized the famous Army of the Potomac & served briefly as the general-in-chief of the Union Army. McClellan played an important role in raising a well-trained & organized army for the Union. Although he was meticulous in his planning & preparations, these characteristics may have hampered his ability to challenge aggressive opponents in a fast-moving battlefield environment.
Major General Sherman, 2nd commander of the Army of the TN - Immediately after Chattanooga, Grant ordered Sherman to take command of a mixed force, including part of the XV Corps & proceed to break the siege that other Confederate forces had mounted against Ambrose Burnside's command at Knoxville, TN. Sherman's mere approach resulted in the lifting of the siege, allowing Sherman to return to Chattanooga with the XV Corps troops.
Large Hmong hook earrings; early 1900s, predominately found in Laos, but also in some parts of southern China. These later evolved to the smaller ones we now see worn by elderly Hmong women in SEA and the US.