James B. Steedman portrait   Save
James B. Steedman portrait
Description: This illustration shows Major General James B. Steedman in dress uniform. His formal frock coat has epaulettes at the shoulders, with two stars denoting his rank of Major General. Steedman was a newspaper publisher in Napoleon, Ohio, before his appointment as Public Printer of the United States by President James Buchanan. Steedman served in the Union Army during the Civil War, commanding the 14th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was also involved in Reconstruction efforts in the South after the war. The original image appeared in Henry Howe's "Historical Collections of Ohio," 1907. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04298
Subjects: Newspaper publishing; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Military officers; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Places: Napoleon (Ohio); Henry County (Ohio)