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Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) [Photograph of John Alexander Logan and his family]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03975.02 Author/Creator: Brady, Mathew B. (ca. 1823-1896) Place Written: s.l. Type: Photographs Date: 1870 ca. Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Depicts Logan, his wife Mary, and his children Mary Elizabeth "Dollie," and John Alexander Logan, Jr. A note on verso, written in pen, indicates that this photo was taken when John Logan, Jr., was five years old (1870). Remarkably clear, depicting the family seated together. Possibly created in Washington, D.C.

People: Brady, Mathew B., ca. 1823-1896.
Logan, Mary Simmerson Cunningham, 1838-1922.
Logan, John Alexander, 1826-1886.
Logan, Mary Elizabeth "Dollie," 1858-1940.
Logan, John Alexander, Jr., 1865-1899.

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Union General, Children and Family, Photography

Sub Era: Reconstruction