Halbert E. Paine (1826-1905)

Halbert Eleazer Paine was a major general in the Union Army and a U.S. representative from Wisconsin. In June 1863 he lost a leg at Port Hudson, for which he was brevetted major general in 1865. Paine was elected as a Republican to three terms in Congress (1865-71). It was he who established the practice of taking meteorological observations indoors.

Date:
1865 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Glass Negative Print
Item#:
MES19690
Photographer:
Mathew Brady
Height:
1221px
Width:
889px
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