Gen. Geo. W. Morell, U.S.A. Corps of Engineers.

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Title:Gen. Geo. W. Morell, U.S.A. Corps of Engineers.

Portrait of George Webb Morell (1815-1883), a civil engineer, lawyer, farmer, and a Union general in the United States Civil War. At the start of the war he was appointed colonel and then promoted to brigadier general. His support of his corps commander in a court marshal adversely affected his military career. He was appointed a major general but the appointment expired the following year without confirmation by the United States Senate. He commanded the Draft Depot in Indianapolis, Indiana for most of 1864.

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.22

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 | United States. Army. Corps of Engineers | Morell, George Webb, 1815-1883
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 1986.87.22 in the General Orlando M. Poe Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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