General William Stark Rosecrans photograph   Save
General William Stark Rosecrans photograph
Description: This carte de visite photograph of General William Stark Rosecrans is from the William T. Sherman Photograph Album, ca. 1865-1880. Rosecrans is wearing a formal frock coat or overcoat consistent with a Union General's uniform from the Civil War-era. Rosecrans, also known as "Old Rosy," was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1819. He rose to the rank of Major General in the Union Army after several decisive victories in the Civil War; however, his military career ended after a devastating loss to Confederate forces at the Battle of Chickamauga. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04284
Subjects: Generals--United States; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works; Military officers
Places: Delaware (Ohio); Delaware County (Ohio)