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Pauline Cushman, Major (Union).

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Identifier: P0084-0108

Title: Pauline Cushman, Major (Union).

Description: Full-length portrait of a woman in uniform with sword. "Major Pauline Cushman" (written below image). "Major Cushman" (written on reverse side of image). There is a 2 cent stamp on reverse side of image. Pauline Cushman was a Union spy and scout who was captured and sentenced to death by Confederate officials, but was rescued at Shelbyville by Gen. Rosecrans' Army. She was given an honorary title of major and is in uniform posing with a sword in this image.

Rights:

Place: United States

Dates: 1861-1865

Type(s): Photograph
Image

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Pauline Cushman
Civil War, 1861-1865
Major
Portrait
woman
Armed Forces
Union
uniform
sword
spy
scout
prisoner of war
Shelbyville
Women

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