Gen. J. G. Barnard, U.S.A. Corps of Engineers.

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Title:Gen. J. G. Barnard, U.S.A. Corps of Engineers.

Portrait of John Gross Barnard (1815-1882), a Union brigadier general and career engineering officer in the United States Civil War. He became Chief Engineer of the Army of the Potomac, 1861 to 1862, Chief Engineer of the Department of Washington from 1861 to 1864, and Chief Engineer of the armies in the field from 1864 to 1865. President Lincoln nominated, and Congress confirmed, Barnard for the honorary rank of brevet major general in 1864. Barnard later served in the honor guard at President Lincoln's funeral.

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.01

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 | Barnard, J. G. (John Gross), 1815-1882
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 1986.87.01 in the General Orlando M. Poe Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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