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William Tecumseh Sherman portrait
Description: Portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman in military uniform, painted by George Peter Alexander Healy (181301894), ca. 1865-1870. This painting is a watercolor study for an oil portrait that hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC. The watercolor is part of the fine art collection of the Ohio Historical Society. Sherman was a prominent nineteenth-century military leader born on February 8, 1820, in Lancaster, Ohio. He played an important role for the Union during the Civil War, including during the Battle of Shiloh, the Battle of Chattanooga and the "March to the Sea" following the fall of Atlanta in 1864. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL05053
Subjects: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891; Civil War 1861-1865; Ohio History--Military Ohio
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