(1834 - 1891)
Thomas Benjamin Pope was active/lived in New York. Thomas Pope is known for landscape, genre and still-life painting.
Biography Thomas Pope
The following biographical information, submitted December 2005, is
being provided by Richard F. Lease, a collector of the works of Thomas
"Thomas Benjamin Pope was born in New York City in 1834, a son
of Benjamin Pope. Prior to the War Between the States, he moved
to Newburgh, NY.
When the Civil War began, he enlisted in the Union
Army, becoming a 2nd Lieut. in the first company of the 56th NY
Volunteers. This was the famous Tenth Legion, under the command
of Captain Thomas S. Marvel. Pope was wounded during the raid
made by Stewart's Cavalry in the valley of the Potomac.
After Appomattox, he retur
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