John Adolph Dahlgren carte de visite photograph   Save
Sherman Family Photographs
Description: This carte de visite photograph shows Admiral John Adolph Dahlgren (1809-1870). Dahlgren is seen from the shoulders up, wearing a formal frock coat or jacket with shoulder boards on top. This photograph is from from the William T. Sherman Photograph Album, ca. 1865-1880. Admiral Dahlgren is known as the "Father of American naval ordnance" because of the gun and cannon designs he contributed to Union effort during the Civil War. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04320
Subjects: United States. Navy--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Military officers
Places: Sherman Family Photographs