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Collection Reference Number GLC07740.02
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1865 
Title Albumen of a military commission
Date ca. 1865
Document Type Photograph; Newspapers and Magazines
Content Description Photograph enclosed in a letter from Lew Wallace to A. E. Allen. The letter (GLC07740.01) identifies the individuals in the portrait as (from left to right) General Thomas M. Harris, General David O. Hunter, General Augustine V. Kautz, Brevet Brigadier General James A. Ekin, General Lew Wallace, Mr. John Armor Bingham, General Albion P. Howe, Brevet Colonel Charles H. Tomkins, General Joseph Holt, Mr. Henry Lawrence Burnett, and General Robert Sanford Foster. the photograph is mounted on board along with the letter and four newspaper clippings. The extent described is that of the actual photograph.
Subjects Lincoln Assassination  Assassination  President  Prisoner  Military Law  Judiciary  Union General  
People Lincoln, Abraham (1809-1865)  Harris, Thomas Maley (1817-1906)  Hunter, David (1802-1886)  Kautz, August Valentine (1828-1895)  Ekin, James A. (1819-1891)  Wallace, Lewis "Lew" (1827-1905)  Bingham, John Armor (1815-1900)  Howe, Albion Parris (1818-1897)  Holt, Joseph (1807-1894)  Robert, Foster (1834-1903)  Tompkins, C.H. (fl. 1865)  Burnett, Henry L. (1838-1915)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; The Presidency
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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