Gen. Manning F. Force, U.S.A.

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Title:Gen. Manning F. Force, U.S.A.

Portrait of Manning Ferguson Force (1824-1899), a lawyer, judge, and soldier from Ohio. He became known as the commander of the 20th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Union Army during the United States Civil War, and was a recipient of the Army Medal of Honor for gallantry in action. He was brevetted major general in 1865. In 1892 he received the Medal of Honor. The citation read, "Charged upon the enemy's works, and after their capture defended his position against assaults of the enemy until he was severely wounded."

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.20

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 | Force, M. F. (Manning Ferguson), 1824-1899
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 1986.87.20 in the General Orlando M. Poe Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-1890

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