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Portrait of General Benjamin F. Butler inside a blue and red ink star. Creator unknown.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893
Butler was a prominent Union general perhaps most noted for his leadership in the Battle of Fort Hatteras and the capture of New Orleans, where he was military commander until December 16, 1862. After the Civil War he became governor of Massachusetts and was later elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Printed envelope, 3 x 5.5 inches, Alfred S. Lippman Collection of Civil War postal covers, Manuscripts Collection 993, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. Louisiana Research Collection.
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