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Pauline Cushman, Major (Union).

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Identifier: P0084-0109

Title: Pauline Cushman, Major (Union).

Description: Half-length portrait of a woman in uniform. "Pauline Cushman" (written below image). "MISS MAJOR PAULINE CUSHMAN, The Union Spy and Scout, who was captured and sentenced to death as a Federal Spy, and was rescued at Shelbyville by the Union Army under Gen. Rosecrans." (in type 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.

Rights:

Place: United States

Dates: 1861-1865

Type(s): Photograph
Image

Maker/Creator: E. and H.T. Anthony

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

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