Jacob D. Cox portrait   Save
Jacob D. Cox portrait
Description: Carte de visite portrait of Jacob Dolson Cox (1828-1900) in military uniform, taken by Warner & Elliott of Columbus, Ohio. 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 from 1866 to 1868, and served as Secretary of the Interior from 1869 through 1870 in the presidential cabinet of fellow Ohioan Ulysses S. Grant. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SC2288_001_01
Subjects: Military Ohio; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Military officers; Generals--United States; Governors--Ohio;
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)