O.O. Howard


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O.O. Howard

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A full-body glass plate negative portrait of Union Brigadier General Oliver Otis Howard in uniform

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Full-body glass plate negative of General in uniform

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Glass plate negative

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Brigadier General Oliver Otis Howard
(1830 - 1909)
Home State: Maine
Education: Bowdoin College (1850), USMA, Class of 1855
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, II Corps
On the Campaign-Gen Howard was in command of the Second Brigade of the 2nd Division of MGen Sumner's II Corps, and relieved BGen Sedgwick in command of the Division when that General was wounded in his attack on the Confederate positions in and around the West Woods.

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