CDV WILLIAM STARKE ROSECRANS

$65.00

Quantity Available: 1

Item Code: 885-37

Shipping: Determined by Method & Location of buyer

To Order:
Call 717-334-0347,
Fax 717-334-5016, or E-mail

Three-quarters view as a civilian. Wearing long coat and holding top hat and cane.  Backmark reads: “L. GRAY PHOTOGRAPHER 75 So. 7th Street, WILLIAMSBURGH”.  Very fine condition; small pencil mark at bottom of mount.

William Starke Rosecrans (September 6, 1819 – March 11, 1898) was an American inventor, coal-oil company executive, diplomat, politician, and U.S. Army officer. He gained fame for his role as a Union general during the American Civil War. He was the victor at prominent Western Theater battles, but his military career was effectively ended following his disastrous defeat at the Battle of Chickamauga in 1863. Following his humiliating defeat, Rosecrans was reassigned to command the Department of Missouri, where he opposed Price's Raid. He was briefly considered as a vice presidential running mate for Abraham Lincoln in 1864. After the war, he served in diplomatic and appointed political positions and in 1880 was elected to Congress, representing California.

He died on March 11, 1898 at Rancho Sausal Redondo, Redondo Beach, California. His casket lay in state in Los Angeles City Hall, covered by the headquarters flag that flew over Stones River and Chickamauga. In 1908 his remains were interred in Arlington National Cemetery.    [jet]

 

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,

MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM.

FOR OUR POLICIES AND TERMS,

CLICK ON ‘CONTACT US’ AT THE TOP OF ANY PAGE ON THE SITE,

THEN ON ‘LAYAWAY POLICY’.

THANK YOU!

Inquire »

Inquire About CDV WILLIAM STARKE ROSECRANS

should be empty

featured item

CIRCA 1820-25 ENGLISH KEYED BUGLE

Doubtless one of the finest examples extant. The piece was professionally restored a number of years ago and remains in pristine, almost new condition. Measures 20” overall, with a copper body with brass trim including 1 3/8” floating rim. All… (801-01). Learn More »

Upcoming Events

21
Jun

Coming up June 30 - July 1: Summer Gettysburg Show at the Allstar Complex at the Eisenhower Inn Learn More »