Gen. Geo. L. Andrews.

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Title:Gen. Geo. L. Andrews.

Portrait of George L. Andrews (1828-1899), a professor, civil engineer, and a soldier in the Union Army of the United States Civil War. He was assigned to organize the African American troops in the Army of the Gulf, forming the Corps d'Afrique. To recruit African Americans, Andrews dispatched soldiers to plantations throughout his district to enlist freed slaves. President Andrew Johnson nominated Andrews to brevet major general, U. S. Volunteers.

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.18

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 | Andrews, George Leonard, 1828-1899
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 1986.87.18 in the General Orlando M. Poe Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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