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Frederick West Lander photograph
Description: Carte de visite of General Frederick West Lander, who served the Union Army during the Civil War. Originally from Salem, Massachusetts, Lander conducted secret mission for General McClellan, and was eventually promoted and tasked with protecting the upper Potomac River. After being wounded during fighting near Hancock, Maryland, Lander caught pneumonia. After hearing no response from command regarding being relieved due to health issues, Lander died on March 2nd, 1862 in Paw Paw, West Virginia. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV200_b03_f33_20
Subjects: Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military officers--Union
Places: Ohio; Salem (Massachusetts)