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General Orlando M. Poe collection

 Accession
Identifier: 1986_087-PA

Content Description

88 items: 80 Civil War era cabinet card portraits of military officers. Portraits; one cabinet card of Thomas Nast; one Civil War-era stereocard and two mounted albumen prints of General Poe with fellow soldiers and officers; one mounted albumen print of Poe with his West Point classmates; one engraved portrait of W.T. Sherman; two 5 x 8 inch glass plate negatives of General Poe. Civil War era military. Corps of Engineers officers. Collected by West Point alumnus, engineer, and Civil War veteran Orlando Metcalfe Poe (1832-1895).

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

False

Dates

  • 1861, 1890

Creator

Extent

88 photographs (2 boxes)