Gen. John Pope, U.S.A. Corps of Topogr. Engin.

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Title:Gen. John Pope, U.S.A. Corps of Topogr. Engin.

Portrait of John Pope (1822-1892), a career Army officer and Union major general in the United States Civil War. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of Nathaniel Pope, a prominent Federal judge in early Illinois Territory and a friend of lawyer Abraham Lincoln. He was the brother-in-law of Manning Force and second cousin-in-law of Mary Todd Lincoln. At the outbreak of the Civil War, Pope was one of four officers selected to escort the president-elect Lincoln to Washington, D.C.

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.19

Types:Albumen prints | Cabinet photographs
Subjects:Portraits | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union | Generals--American--1860-1870 | Generals | Military uniforms | Military officers | Pope, John, 1822-1892
Collection:General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-ca. 1890
Institution:University of Louisville Libraries
Original Material:

4.25 x 6.5 in. b&w cabinet card. Item Number ULPA 1986.87.19 in the General Orlando M. Poe Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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