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Unknown [Winfield S. Hancock]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06350.02 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Photographs Date: 1875 ca. Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Photograph of Union General Winfield Scott Hancock. Mounted on cardboard.

People: Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Union General, Union Forces

Sub Era: Reconstruction