Gen. E. W. Serrell, U.S.A.

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Title:Gen. E. W. Serrell, U.S.A.

Portrait of Edward Wellman Serrell (b. 1826), a civil and military engineer and Union general (brevet brigadier general) in the United States Civil War. Prior to the war he accompanied the 1848 expedition that laid out the railroad route across Panama. He built several suspension bridges. In 1887 he became president and consulting engineer of New York's Washington County railroad.

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.55

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 | Serrell, Edward W. (Edward Wellman), b. 1826
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 1986.87.55 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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