General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-ca. 1890

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Creator:Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe), 1832-1895
Title:General Orlando M. Poe collection, 1836-ca. 1890
Description:

The collection, donated to the University of Louisville Special Collections in 1986 by Poe's family, consists of 80 cabinet card portraits of military officers, most dating from the Civil War era; one Civil War-era stereocard; one cabinet card of Thomas Nast; three mounted albumen prints; one engraved portrait of W.T. Sherman; two 5 x 8 inch glass plate negatives of General Poe; a list of "delinquencies and demerits" accrued by Poe while attending the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1854-1855; an account book of Poe's expenses while a West Point cadet (1852-1856); Poe's picture of the hook used by Sherman's Army; and the Register of the officers of the Army of the United States, dated August 1836.

Subjects:Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe), 1832-1895 | United States. Army--Officers | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Institution:University of Louisville Libraries
Original Material:

General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1986.87, Special Collections, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

Rights and Usage:

The materials in this collection are in the public domain, so may be freely used, although we would ask that they be cited using the following format: [Image Number], General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1986.87, Special Collections, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. To cite the digital version, add its Reference URL (found by following the link in the gray header above the digital file).

Researchers are welcome to visit Special Collections to view the physical photographs and manuscripts, or may order high-quality print or digital reproductions for a small fee. For further information, go to Special Collections, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville."

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.library.louisville.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/poe/