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Identifier: P0083

Title: Grand Army of the Republic, Ransom Post No. 131 Portrait Collection: Civil War

Description: Founded at Springfield, Illinois in 1866, the Grand Army of the Republic was the largest and most influential organization of Union veterans from the Civil War. The first G.A.R. post in Missouri was established in St. Louis in 1880. The Grand Army of the Republic, Ransom Post No. 131 Portrait Collection contains 205 identified cabinet card portrait photographs of Civil War veterans from a disbound album. It also contains two photograph albums with identified cabinet card portraits. One volume has about 85 photographs, and the other album has about 240 photos. A complete inventory and the disbound album's original table of contents are stored in its box. See also the Grand Army of the Republic Collection in the MHS Archives. Subjects include: G.A.R.; W.T. Sherman; Julius Pitzman; E.G. Scudder; H.S. Jacobi; August Iserman; August Nagel; Andrew McBurney; G.W.J. Knight; H.T. Hesse; James Dodd; Charles H. Gleason; Benjamin H. Brownell; George E. Smith; Emil A. Becker; (more).

Rights: UND

Place:

Dates: ca 1865 - 1898

Type(s): Cabinet Cards
Collection

Maker/Creator: Scholten (St. Louis); F.W. Guerin (St. Louis)

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