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Benjamin W. Grover, Colonel, 27th Missouri Mounted Infantry (Union).

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Identifier: P0232-2991

Title: Benjamin W. Grover, Colonel, 27th Missouri Mounted Infantry (Union).

Description: Photograph of Benjamin Grover in uniform. Subject is seated and shown from chest up looking toward the left. Handwritten notation below photo: "Colonel Benjamin Whiteman (sp?) Grover, 27th Missouri Infantry, U.S. Volunteers, who died Oct. 30, 1861 from wounds received in the defense of Lexington, MO Sept. 19, 1861. Col. Grover and Gen. U.S. Grant were (illegible) friends, and the uniform coat worn in this picture and in which he was buried, was presented to him by Gen. Grant when he received his promotion to Brigadier General."

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: 1861

Type(s): Photograph
Image

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: vertical
black and white
sepia
indoors
studio portrait
Civil War, 1861-1865
Colonel Benjamin W. Grover
Union
veteran
soldier
Armed Forces
uniform
27th Missouri Mounted Infantry
Missouri Commandery of the Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
MOLLUS

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