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Caleb Dorsey, Colonel (Confederate).

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Identifier: P0084-0122

Title: Caleb Dorsey, Colonel (Confederate).

Description: Bust portrait of a man. "Col. Caleb Dorsey" (written below image). "Col. Caleb Dorsey Pike Co. Mo. Edward Dorsey's son from Pike County Gift of Mrs. John Dorsey Ewing, Stockton, Cal." (written on reverse side of image). Col. Dorsey commanded a regiment of Confederate soldiers at a battle near Mt. Zion Church in Boone County, Missouri. On Dec. 28, 1861 his forces were routed by less than 500 Union mounted troops and sharpshooters.

Rights:

Place: United States

Dates: 1861-1865

Type(s): Photograph
Image

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Caleb Dorsey
Civil War, 1861-1865
Portrait
man
Armed Forces
uniform
confederate
colonel
Boone County battle
soldier
Battles

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