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General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-1890
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    • 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...
    • 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'l W. T. Sherman.

    • Gen'l W. T. Sherman.

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

    • Engraved portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891), Major General of the Union Army during the United States Civil War. He is well known for leading his troops in the capture (and burning) the city of Atlanta in 1864, then marching to the...
    • Gen. William E. Strong, U.S.A.

    • Gen. William E. Strong, U.S.A.

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

    • Portrait of William Emerson Strong (1840-1891), who served as Inspector General and later Chief of Staff of the Army of the Tennessee (Union) during the United States Civil War, 1861-1865. He was brevetted brigadier general.
    • Gen. W. T. Clarke [sic], U.S.A.

    • Gen. W. T. Clarke [sic], U.S.A.

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

    • Portrait of William Thomas Clark (1831-1905), a soldier and politician who served as a brigadier general in the Union army during the United States Civil War. After the war he moved to Texas where he helped organize the first national bank, and...
    • Gen. W. P. Carlin, U.S.A.

    • Gen. W. P. Carlin, U.S.A.

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

    • Portrait of William Passmore Carlin (1829-1903), a career soldier from the state of Illinois who served as a brigadier general in the Union Army during the United States Civil War and in the postbellum United States Army. He led a brigade and then...
    • Gen. U. S. Grant, U.S.A. (at Vicksburgh [sic]).

    • Gen. U. S. Grant, U.S.A. (at Vicksburgh [sic]).

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

    • Portrait of Major General Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), who served as military commander during the Civil War and post-war Reconstruction periods and was elected the 18th President of the United States (18691877). Under Grant's command, the Union...
    • Gen. Thomas H. Hubbard, U.S.A.

    • Gen. Thomas H. Hubbard, U.S.A.

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

    • Portrait of General Thomas H. Hubbard, a lawyer and Union soldier (brevet brigadier general) in the United States Civil War. After the war, he resumed legal practice and became a successful executive for the Southern Pacific Railroad Company.
    • Gen. Samuel J. Crawford, U.S.A.

    • Gen. Samuel J. Crawford, U.S.A.

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

    • Portrait of Samuel Johnson Crawford (1835-1913), a Union general (brevet brigadier general) in the United States Civil War and the third Governor of the state of Kansas (18651868). He also served as one of the first members of the Kansas...
    • Gen. S. B. Holabird, U.S.A.

    • Gen. S. B. Holabird, U.S.A.

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

    • Portrait of Brigadier General Samuel Beckley Holabird (1826-1907), who served as a quartermaster during the U.S. Civil War and was named the 17th Quartermaster General from 1883-1890. In this capacity he helped make significant improvements to the...
    • Gen. Rufus King, U.S.A. Corps of Engineers

    • Gen. Rufus King, U.S.A. Corps of Engineers

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

    • Portrait of Rufus King (1814-1876), a newspaper editor, educator, U.S. diplomat, and a Union brigadier general in the United States Civil War. He was appointed by President Abraham Lincoln as Minister to the Papal States in 1861. While on his way...
    • Gen. Robert C. Schenck, U.S.A.

    • Gen. Robert C. Schenck, U.S.A.

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

    • Portrait of Robert Cumming Schenck (1809-1890), who was commissioned Brigadier General of Volunteers in the Union Army of the United States Civil War. He was promoted to major general in 1862. Postwar he was elected to the 38th Congress and served...
    • Gen. Robert Anderson, U.S.A. (Fort Sumpter [sic]).

    • Gen. Robert Anderson, U.S.A. (Fort Sumpter [sic]).

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

    • Portrait of Robert Anderson (1805-1871), a brigadier general in the Union Army of the United States Civil War. He born in "Soldier's Retreat," near Louisville, Kentucky. He was the commanding officer of Fort Sumter during the attack by...
    • Gen. Richard Busteed, U.S.A.

    • Gen. Richard Busteed, U.S.A.

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

    • Portrait of Richard Busteed (1822-1898), a journalist, Methodist preacher, attorney, and soldier who served as a brigadier general in the Union Army during the United States Civil War. He was a lawyer before and after the war, and also served as...
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