Quincy Adams Gillmore (1825-1888)

Quincy Adams Gillmore graduated first in the West Point class of 1849. He achieved the rank of major general during the Civil War. Gillmore was regarded as the preeminent military engineer of his day. He was the first to demonstrate the power of rifled cannon against masonry works. He received a Ph.D. in mathematics from Rutgers College in 1878.

Date:
1863 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Glass Negative Print
Item#:
MES16937
Photographer:
Mathew Brady
Height:
10225px
Width:
6049px
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