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Samuel Harriman

Samuel Harriman | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Brigadier General Samuel Harriman, 13th Wisconsin Volunteers. The 13th Wisconsin was organized during the spring of 1864 in Madison, Wisconsin under the supervision of then-Colonel Harriman. The regiment first saw action at the Siege of Petersburg, where the unit received heavy casualties. In April 1865, following the successful capture of Fort Sedgwick, Harrison was given a brevet promotion to Brigadier General for his action since Petersburg.
DESCRIPTION
Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Brigadier General Samuel Harriman, 13th Wisconsin Volunteers. The 13th Wisconsin was organized during the spring of 1864 in Madison, Wisconsin under the supervision of then-Colonel Harriman. The regiment first saw action at the Siege of Petersburg, where the unit received heavy casualties. In April 1865, following the successful capture of Fort Sedgwick, Harrison was given a brevet promotion to Brigadier General for his action since Petersburg.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:72755
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Fuller, John S., ca. 1815-1902
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 6050.76
Original Dimensions:2.5 x 4 inches
SUBJECTS
Officers
Military uniforms
Portraits
Civil War, 1861-1865
Beards
Hairstyles
Indoor photography
Men
Moustache
Portrait photography

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