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James H. Wilson photograph
Description: Carte de visite of General James H. Wilson, who served in the Union Army during the Civil War. After spending much of the war serving as an engineer, he became a cavalry commander, and fought with great distinction under Sheridan in the Shenendoah Valley, led a large and mostly successful cavalry raid attacking Confederate supply lines near Petersburg, defeated noted Confederate cavalry commander Nathan Bedford Forrest at the Battle of Franklin, and captured Confederate President Jefferson Davis who was fleeing through Georgia. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV200_b03_f33_10
Subjects: Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Photographs; Wilson, James H., 1837-1925
Places: Shawneetown (Illinois)