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Colonel John D. Stevenson making a speech to the Ladies of Lexington, Missouri, after being presented with a flag.

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Identifier: P0084-2414

Title: Colonel John D. Stevenson making a speech to the Ladies of Lexington, Missouri, after being presented with a flag.

Description: Shows street scene with armed soldiers and onlookers. Stevenson is shown on the opposite side of the street with his back turned, addressing a crowd. Stevenson was colonel of the 7th Missouri Infantry Volunteers before his promotion to brigadier general in April 1863. He was ordered to Lexington by Gen. John Pope on Feb. 1. Pasted on back is description: "A picture taken by Mr. White of Lexington Missouri. It represents Col. John Dunlap Stevenson making a speech of thanks to the ladies of Lexington Missouri who presented a flag to him in token of their appreciation of his kindness to them while he was in command at Lexington, Missouri in 1862. Virginia E. Stevenson June 6, 1920. This picture may be given to the Missouri historical Society. V.E. Stevenson."

Rights:

Place: United States
Missouri

Dates: 1862

Type(s): Photograph Copy of A Tintype
Image

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
colonel
John D. Stevenson
John Stevenson
Lexington
photograph of a tintype
crowd
Soldiers
guns
bayonets
Women
Men
speech

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