Wednesday, December 23, 2009

William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh ShermanSherman as a major general in May 1865. The black ribbon of mourning on his left arm is for President Lincoln. Portrait by Mathew B. Brady. (1822 – January 15, 1896) Download High Resolution PDF Access Restriction(s): Unrestricted, Use Restriction(s): Unrestricted
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Creator(s): War Department. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (08/01/1866 - 09/18/1947) Type(s) of Archival Materials: Photographs and other Graphic Materials

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Coverage Dates: ca. 1860 - ca. 1865, Part Of: Series: Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes, compiled 1921 - 1940, documenting the period 1860 - 1865

General Note(s): Use War and Conflict Number 125 when ordering a reproduction or requesting information about this image. Variant Control Number(s): NAIL Control Number: NWDNS-111-B-1769

Index Terms:

* Subjects Represented in the Archival Material:
o American Civil War, 1861-1865

* Contributors to Authorship and/or Production of the Archival Materials:
o Brady National Photographic Art Gallery (Washington, D.C.) (1858 - ?), Photographer.

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