Frank and Virginia Williams
This is a black and white illustration of E. E. (Elmer Ephraim) Ellsworth, a United States Army officer and law clerk who was the first conspicuous casualty and the first Union officer to die in the American Civil War. Ellsworth is depicted in his Union uniform, including a double breasted coat, a belt, a sword, and a hat. His signature is depicted beneath the illustration. This illustration is from volume four of Abraham Lincoln : A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay.
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New York : The Century Co
Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, 1837 – 1861
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln, Volume 4
The Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana
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"Illustration, E. E. (Elmer Ephraim) Ellsworth" (1890). Images. 168.