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Jacob D. Cox portrait
Description: General Jacob D. Cox served as governor of Ohio from 1866 to 1868. From "Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio" by Henry Howe, 1907. Cox also served with the Union Army during the Civil War. Originally from Montreal, Canada, Cox emigrated to the United States, and attended Oberlin College. After several pre-war political positions in Ohio, he joined the Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Cox fought at Antietam, South Mountain, and Atlanta, and eventually became military supervisor for the District of Ohio and the District of Michigan. He went on to become the 28th Governor of Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04231
Subjects: Governors--Ohio; Ohio History--State and Local Government;Ohio History--Military Ohio, United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)