General Benjamin H. Grierson

Title

General Benjamin H. Grierson

Subject

Grierson, Benjamin H. (Benjamin Henry), 1826-1911
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Soldiers
United States. Army. Cavalry
United States. Army.
Military uniforms

Description

Benjamin H. Grierson, a cavalry general in the United States Army from 1861-1890, poses in uniform. Grierson served as a commanding officer during the American Civil War and Indian Wars. In 1863 he led the successful Grierson's Raid as part of the Vicksburg Campaign. Grierson organized the 10th Cavalry Regiment, one of two regiments known as the Buffalo Soldiers.

Creator

Gardner, Alexander

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

403857
Benjamin Grierson Collection

Original Format

carte de visite
b&w
2

Physical Dimensions

10 x 6 cm

Citation

Gardner, Alexander, “General Benjamin H. Grierson,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 27, 2021, http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/25502.