Oliver O. Howard (1830-1909)

Oliver Otis Howard was a major general in the Union Army. He was awarded a Medal of Honor for his leadership at the Battle of Seven Pines, where he lost his right arm. After commanding at Antietam and Fredericksburg he earned a promotion to major general. His role at Gettysburg won him a Thanks of Congress citation. Howard's devotion to African Americans led him to establish Howard University in Washington, DC.

Date:
1863 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Glass Negative
Item#:
MES17572
Photographer:
Mathew Brady
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2544px
Width:
1666px
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