Photograph album 83

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1863

GUSN

GUSN-268711

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Description

Carte de visite album of Civil War officers. It is inscribed in the front with "Sarah's New Year's gift from Father, 1863." The album is lacking its front cover but the photos are generally in good condition.

There is a carte de visite of an engraving of Andrew Jackson and also General U.S. Grant. The names of the officers in the album are Burnside, Butler, Dan Sickle, G.F. Train, Bayard Taylor, Shields, Hantoglemon, Maj. Theodore Winthrop, Sprague, Michael Corcoran, Porter, W.C. Buell, Baker, Pope, Capt. Wilkes, Hallock, Lyon, J.C. Fremont, Stanton, Douglass, Ellsworth, Lieut. Worden, Lieut. Wallace, Kearney, Hunter, Curtis and Scott.

Details

Descriptive Terms

civil wars
officers (military officers)
gifts
New Year's Day
military uniforms
photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.083

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of the New England Historic Geneological Society, from Walter Watkins

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Other People

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885

Subjects

Civil War

Description Level

Item