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Robert Anderson photograph
Description: Carte de visite of General Robert Anderson, who served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Anderson, originally from Louisville, Kentucky, was a pro-slavery, former slave owner, but remained loyal to the Union. He is primarily known as being the commander of Fort Sumter, the fortress bombarded by the Confederacy to begin the war. After Fort Sumter, he primarily worked to recruit soldiers to the Union cause. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV200_b03_f33_30
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; Louisville (Kentucky)