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General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-1890
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    • Ft. Sanders, Knoxville, Tenn.

    • Ft. Sanders, Knoxville, Tenn.

    • Battlefields; Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Generals--American--1860-1870; Generals; Military officers; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

    • Stereograph view of Orville Elias Babcock (1835-1884) sitting on a stump and Orlando M. Poe (1832-1895) standing. The men are facing each other. In the background are rolling hills, apparently ravaged and covered with tree stumps. Inscribed on...
    • Col. O.M. Poe, 2nd Mich. Inf. Vols.

    • Col. O.M. Poe, 2nd Mich. Inf. Vols.

    • Drawings; Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Generals--American--1860-1870; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers

    • Sketch of two military men, one sitting on a camp stool, the other standing beside him. In the background a soldier is standing guard with a rifle on his shoulder. A photo of Orlando M. Poe is pasted on the body of the seated man and another photo...
    • Hook used to destroy railroad iron.

    • Hook used to destroy railroad iron.

    • Equipment; Steel, High strength; Steel, Heat resistent; United States--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction & pillage

    • E. Moliter, noted Civil War lithographer, drew this image of the hook used by Sherman's Army on the March to the Sea (1864) and Campaign of the Carolina's (1865), for twisting and destroying railroad iron. Many of Moliter's illustrations were drawn...
    • Gen. E. P. Gaines, U.S.A.

    • Gen. E. P. Gaines, U.S.A.

    • Portraits; Military uniforms; Military officers

    • Portrait of General Edmund Pendleton Gaines (1777-1849), a United States army officer who served with distinction during the War of 1812, the Seminole Wars and the Black Hawk War. He is also known for capturing Aaron Burr, who had killed Alexander...
    • Orlando M. Poe, circa 1890.

    • Orlando M. Poe, circa 1890.

    • Portraits; Military uniforms; Military officers; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

    • Profile portrait of Orlando M. Poe around 1890. Poe was Sherman's chief engineer during the Civil War and was brevetted brigadier general. He oversaw the burning of Atlanta. After the war in 1870 Poe was responsible for much of the early lighthouse...
    • Orlando M. Poe, circa 1890.

    • Orlando M. Poe, circa 1890.

    • Portraits; Military uniforms; Military officers; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

    • Portrait of Orlando M. Poe around 1890. Poe was Sherman's chief engineer during the Civil War and was brevetted brigadier general. He oversaw the burning of Atlanta. After the war in 1870 Poe was responsible for much of the early lighthouse...
    • Gen. Gustavus W. Smith, C.S.A. Corps of Engineers

    • Gen. Gustavus W. Smith, C.S.A. Corps of Engineers

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Confederate; Generals--Confederate States of America; Generals; Military officers

    • Portrait of Gustavus Woodson Smith (1822-1896), a career United States Army officer, a civil engineer, and a major general in the Confederate States Army during the United States Civil War. His home state of Kentucky was a border state and he...
    • Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, C.S.A., Corps of Topogr. Engin. U.S.A.

    • Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, C.S.A., Corps of Topogr. Engin. U.S.A.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Confederate; Generals--Confederate States of America; Generals; Military officers; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers

    • Portrait of Joseph Eggleston Johnston (1807-1891). When Johnston's native state of Virginia seceded from the Union in 1861, Johnston resigned his commission as a brigadier general in the regular army, the highest-ranking U.S. Army officer to do so....
    • Gen. Gustavus W. Smith, C.S.A. Corps of Engineers.

    • Gen. Gustavus W. Smith, C.S.A. Corps of Engineers.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Confederate; Generals--Confederate States of America; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers

    • Portrait of Gustavus Woodson Smith (1822-1896), a career United States Army officer, a civil engineer, and a major general in the Confederate States Army during the United States Civil War. His home state of Kentucky was a border state and he...
    • Gen. James Longstreet, C.S.A.

    • Gen. James Longstreet, C.S.A.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Confederate; Generals--Confederate States of America; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers

    • Portrait of James Longstreet (1821-1904), one of the foremost Confederate generals of the United States Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse."
    • Gen. John B. Gordon, C.S.A.

    • Gen. John B. Gordon, C.S.A.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Confederate; Generals--Confederate States of America; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers

    • Portrait of Major General John Brown Gordon (1832-1904), one of Robert E. Lee's most trusted Confederate generals during the United States Civil War. After the war, he was a strong opponent of Reconstruction.
    • Gen. B. H. Robertson, C.S.A.

    • Gen. B. H. Robertson, C.S.A.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Confederate; Generals--Confederate States of America; Generals; Military uniforms; Military officers

    • Portrait of Beverly Holcombe Robertson (1827-1910), a cavalry officer in the United States Army on the Western frontier and a Confederate general during the United States Civil War.
    • Adm. (Capt.) Theodorus Bailey, U.S. Navy.

    • Adm. (Capt.) Theodorus Bailey, U.S. Navy.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Admirals--American--1860-1870; Admirals; Military uniforms; Military officers

    • Portrait of Rear Admiral Theodorus Bailey (1805-1877), a member of the U.S. Navy who commanded the steam frigate (steam-powered warship) USS Colorado which became flagship of the Gulf Blockading Squadron. He patrolled the Florida panhandle and then...
    • Commodore C. R. P. Rodgers, U.S. Navy.

    • Commodore C. R. P. Rodgers, U.S. Navy.

    • Portraits; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union; Admirals--American--1860-1870; Admirals; Military uniforms; Military officers

    • Portrait of Rear Admiral Christopher Raymond Perry Rodgers (1819-1892) of the United States Navy. He served in the Mexican-American War, the United States Civil War, as Superintendent of the Naval Academy, and Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific...
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