: This carte de visite photograph is of Major General Gordon Granger, from the William T. Sherman Photograph Album, ca. 1865-1880. Granger is pictured wearing a dress frock coat with shoulder boards indicating his military rank.
Granger was born in Wayne County, New York, on November 6, 1822. He was educated at the United States Military Academy, graduating in 1845, and served his country during both the Mexican War and the American Civil War. His many engagements included the Siege of Corinth and the Battle of Missionary Ridge, but he is most noted for his success at the Battle of Chickamauga.
He died in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on January 10, 1876, and was buried in Lexington, Kentucky. View on Ohio Memory.
: AL04330 Subjects
: Generals--United States; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Soldiers; Military officers; Civil War 1861-1865 Places
: Gordon Granger carte de visite photograph