Carte-de-Visite of a bust portrait of Major Benjamin Watkins Leigh in uniform. Inscription on front: Major Benj. Watkins Leigh. Killed at Gettysburg. Inscription on back: Benjamin Watkins, son of Julia Wickham and Benjamin Watkins Leigh born in Richmond Jan. 18' 1831 killed at Gettysburg July 3rd 1863. He had dashed forward to rally were [illegible] troops, up to a breastwork-where both horse and man were killed instantly. Their bodies were found [illegible] the next day by a clergyman-who buried the officer and informed his family of Major Leighs death. He said that his attention was attracted to the officer's splendid figure and face; Julia P. Wickham; B W Leigh son of Senator B W Leigh and brother of Mrs. Conway [illegible]; cv 324 p112.