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Portrait photo of Major General William Hemsley Emory USA [cabinet card]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.1376 Author/Creator: Place Written: [Boston, Ma.] Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 photograph 16.5 x 10.8 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.1376 Author/Creator: Place Written: [Boston, Ma.] Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 photograph 16.5 x 10.8 cm

Summary of Content: The image shows General Emory seated in his Union uniform. His body is turned to the right, but he is looking directly at the camera. Inscription on recto: "Conly Boston." Inscriptions on verso: "Maj. Gen. W. H. Emory" and "C.F. Conly 465 Washington St. Boston, Mass. Negatives Preserved Duplicated Can Be Had At Any Time. Enlargements in Ink or Crayon. Porcelain Lenographs a Specialty."

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesPhotographyUnion General

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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