Gen'l W. T. Sherman.

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Creator:United States. Bureau of Engraving and Printing (engraver)
Title:Gen'l W. T. Sherman.

Engraved portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891), Major General of the Union Army during the United States Civil War. He is well known for leading his troops in the capture (and burning) the city of Atlanta in 1864, then marching to the sea, finally accepting the surrender of all the Confederate armies in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida in April 1865. Postwar, he served as Commanding General of the Army (1869-1883), overseeing the Indian Wars in the western United States.

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.81

Types:Engravings (prints) | StillImage
Subjects:Portraits | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union | Generals--American--1860-1870 | Generals | Military uniforms | Military officers | Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Collection:General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-ca. 1890
Institution:University of Louisville Libraries
Contributors:University of Louisville. Photographic Archives
Original Material:

Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-1890

6 x 8 in. b&w engraving. Item Number ULPA 1986.87.81 in the General Orlando M. Poe Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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