Gen. H. A. Barnum, U.S.A.

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Title:Gen. H. A. Barnum, U.S.A.

Portrait of Henry A. Barnum (1833-1892), a Union brigadier general (brevet major general) in the United States Civil War and recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. His citation read: "Although suffering severely from wounds, he led his regiment, inciting the men to greater action by word and example until again severely wounded."

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.51

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 | Barnum, Henry A. 1833-1892
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 1986.87.51 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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