Hans Mattson (1832-1893)

Hans Mattson was born in Sweden and emigrated to the United States in 1851. After two years Mattson bought land in Minnesota. He was a strong opponent of slavery and became a colonel in the 3rd regiment of the Union Army. After the war he was director of the Minnesota state immigration office and then became secretary of state of Minnesota (1870-72). He was U.S. Consul General in Calcutta from 1881 to 1883.

Date:
1863 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES18186
Photographer:
Mathew Brady
Height:
1204px
Width:
726px
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