David Sloan Stanley portrait   Save
David Sloan Stanley portrait
Description: Photograph of David S. Stanley, a Civil War Army Major General, ca. 1861-1865. Stanley, a Wayne County, Ohio, native, is wearing a shell jacket or frock coat with shoulder boards. David Stanley began his military career in 1852, when he graduated from West Point. Prior to the Civil War, Stanley served in the US Army, primarily in the western states. He continued to serve through the Civil War, and eventually retired from military service in 1892. General Stanley received the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1893 for his service at the Battle of Franklin. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04296
Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Military officers; Portrait photography
Places: Wayne County (Ohio)