Frank and Virginia Williams
This black and white illustration is of Edwin Vose Sumner, a career United States Army officer who became a Union Army general and the oldest field commander of any Army Corps on either side during the American Civil War. Sumner is depicted as wearing a dark, double-breasted military uniform with a high collar and shoulder boards. There is s some light shading just behind Sumner's shoulders and the illustration is in a thin lined frame. "General E. V. Sumner" is captioned beneath the illustration. This illustration is in volume six of Abraham Lincoln : A History by John G. Nicolay and John Hay.
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New York : The Century Co
Sumner , Edwin Vose, 1797 – 1863
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Nicolay and Hay’s Abraham Lincoln, Volume 6
The Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
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"Illustration, Edwin Vose Sumner" (1890). Images. 294.