Gen. P. St. Geo. Cooke, U.S.A.

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Title:Gen. P. St. Geo. Cooke, U.S.A.
Description:

Portrait of Philip St. George Cooke (1809-1895), a career United States Army cavalry officer who served as a Union general (brevet major general) in the United States Civil War. He is noted for his authorship of an Army cavalry manual, and is sometimes called the "Father of the U.S. Cavalry." His service in the Civil War was significant, but was eclipsed in prominence by the contributions made by his famous son in law, J.E.B. Stuart, to the Confederate States Army.

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.33

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 | Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895
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 1986.87.33 in the General Orlando M. Poe Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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Related Materials:

Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-1890

http://digital.library.louisville.edu/collections/poe/

http://american-south.org/

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