Confederate officers photographs, 1861 - [1864?].

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Confederate officers photographs, 1861 - [1864?].

Images of Confederate officers were taken during the Civil War and then mass produced into a card form. These cards, called cartes-de-visites, were collected by individuals and many were kept in albums. These cartes-de-visites were donated from the Robert Steiner III estate and include twenty-three original cartes-de-visites of Confederate commanders.

23 photographs (1 folder).

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Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875

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John Cabell Breckinridge (January 16, 1821 – May 17, 1875) was an American lawyer, politician, and soldier. He represented Kentucky in both houses of Congress and became the 14th and youngest-ever vice president of the United States, serving from 1857 to 1861. He was a member of the Democratic Party, and served in the U.S. Senate during the outbreak of the American Civil War, but was expelled after joining the Confederate Army. He was appointed Confederate secretary of war in 1865. Breckinrid...

Hampton, Wade, 1818-1902

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Wade Hampton (1818-1902) was a planter, Confederate officer, governor of South Carolina, and United States senator. From the guide to the Wade Hampton Papers, ., 1813-1891, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) South Carolina governor. From the description of Letter : Columbia, S.C., to Gen. Conner, 1880 October 31. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140158 Confederate Army off...

Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891

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Confederate general. From the description of Letter (copy), 1861 Sept. 11 : Manassas, Va., to G.T. Beauregard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489351 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Selma [Alabama], to Colonel Blanton Duncan, 1867 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489683 From the description of Letter, October 9, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 443082432 Benjamin Stoddert E...

Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh, 1837-1891

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William "Rooney" Henry Fizhugh Lee (1837-1891) was a farmer, politician, soldier, and General in the Army of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Lee was the second son of the famous Civil War General Robert E. Lee and Mary Anna Randolph Custis. ...

Lovell, Mansfield, 1822-1884

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Confederate general. From the description of Telegram, 1862 Apr. 22, New Orleans, La., to G.T. Beauregard, Corinth, Miss. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122626029 Born 1822 in Washington, D.C.; with U.S. Army during the Mexican War; resigned the Army and worked in civilian positions in Trenton, N.J. and New York City; joined the Confederate States Army as Major General; given command of forces defending New Orleans; held no later command but served thr...

Confederate states of America. Army

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The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...

Lee, George Washington Custis, 1815-1874.

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Preston, William, 1816-1887

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Lawyer, soldier, Kentucky Whig legislator and congressman; U.S. Minister to Spain, 1858-1860; Confederate general; and Confederate Minister to Mexico. From the description of Letter, 12 Nov. 1858. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49299916 U.S. representative from Kentucky. From the description of Autograph : Washington, 1852 Dec. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618973 U.S. representative of Kentucky, C.S.A. diplomat, and army o...

Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873

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Confederate brigadier general, from Selma (Dallas Co.), Ala. From the description of Papers, 1863-1871. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19657442 Confederate general. From the description of Official report of the battle of Perryville, 1862 Dec. 1. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49253061 Confederate lieutenant general; served in Mexican War; commanded cadets, West Point, 1856-1861; author of book of military tactics. ...

Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872

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Lieutenant-general, Confederate Army, during Civil War. From the description of Letter : Richmond, Va., to Hugh [W.] Sheffey, 1865 March 14. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30366216 U.S. and Confederate Army officer. From the description of Richard Stoddert Ewell papers, 1838-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063194 Benjamin Stoddert Ewell was born in Georgetown, D. C., 10 June 1810, the son of Thomas Ewell and Elizabeth ...

Hollins, George Nichols, 1799-1878.

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Anderson, George Thomas, 1824-1901.

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Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864

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James Ewell Brown (Jeb) Stuart, soldier, was born 6 February 1833, on "Laurel Hill" plantation, Patrick County, Virginia. He died 12 May 1864 and is buried in Richmond, Virginia. Stuart graduated from the U.S. Military Academy (1850); received his commission (1854); and transferred to the Cavalry (1855). He married Flora Cooke, a colonel's daughter, in 1855, and the couple had three children. Stuart became Robert E. Lee's aide (1859) and resigned from the U.S. Army to be commissioned a lieutenan...

Cheatham, Benjamin Franklin, 1820-1886

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Benjamin Franklin Cheatham (1820-1886) was born in Nashville, Tenn. He served in the U.S. Army as captain and colonel in the Mexican War, later going to California, 1849-1853, and returning to Tennessee to serve as major general in the state militia during the 1850s. Cheatham became a major-general in the Confederate Army in 1862 and served under Polk, Hardee, and Hood. From the description of Benjamin Franklin Cheatham papers, 1834-1893 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 27190212 ...

Thomas, Edward Lloyd, 1825-1898.

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Lee, Stephen D. (Stephen Dill), 1833-1908

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Planter, U.S. and Confederate army officer. From the description of ALS : Columbus, Miss., to Charles Colcock Jones, 1883 Dec. 23. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442865 From the description of ALS : Columbus, Miss., to Charles Colcock Jones, 1883 Nov. 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156169 Lieutenant General, C.S.A.; President, Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College; and Mississippi state legislator; nat...

Loring, William Wing, 1818-1886

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Florida legislator and Confederate brigadier general. From the description of Papers, 1861-1862. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903019 Born in Wilmington, North Carolina, on December 4, 1818. Member of the Florida legislature. Member of the Mount Rifles, 1846-1848. Colonel in U. S. Army 1856-1861. Resigned from U. S. Army in 1861. Commanded First Division Department of Norfolk, Confederate States of America, 1862, and the Department of Southwestern Virginia...

Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876

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Confederate Army officer, planter, and engineer. From the description of Braxton Bragg papers, 1833-1879 [microform]. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 44880220 Confederate General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mobile, to H. Storm, 1873 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133497 Army officer. From the description of Braxton Bragg papers, 1861-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455179 G...

Confederate States of America. Navy

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Built in Philadelphia as the Habana, the CSS Sumter was originally used as a blockade runner in New Orleans. In 1861, she was purchased for use by the Confederate Government. Under the command of Raphael Semmes, she captured a number of Union flag merchant ships off the coasts of Cuba and South America, as well as other locations in the western hemisphere. When her boilers became unfit for use and repairs and supplies could not be obtained, she was sold at public auction at Gibraltar on December...

Hill, A. P. (A. Powell)

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Confederate general. From the description of Civil War letter, 1863 June 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973315 Confederate army general. From the description of Letter, 1856-1862. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38196552 ...

Wilcox, Cadmus M. (Cadmus Marcellus), 1824-1890

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Confederate army officer. From the description of Cadmus M. Wilcox papers, 1846-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80602302 ...

Steuart, George Hume, 1828-1903.

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Army officer, of Baltimore, Md. From the description of Papers, 1817-1882; (bulk 1847-1861). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188619 ...

Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879

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Commander of the 4th Texas Regiment. From the description of Letter, 1862 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973320 Army officer. From the description of Note of John Bell Hood, 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450985 Confederate Army officer, stationed at Nashville (Davidson Co.), Tenn. From the description of Papers, 1862-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19793299 John Bell Hood (b. June 1, 1831, Bat...