General Benjamin H. Grierson
Grierson, Benjamin H. (Benjamin Henry), 1826-1911
American Civil War (1861-1865)
United States. Army. Cavalry
United States. Army.
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.
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Benjamin Grierson Collection
carte de visite
10 x 6 cm
Gardner, Alexander, “General Benjamin H. Grierson,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 27, 2021, http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/25502.