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This is a black and white photograph of Joseph E. Johnston, an American career army officer, an executive in the railroad and insurance businesses, and a Democrat in the United States House of Representatives, serving a single term. He was appointed as commissioner of railroads under Grover Cleveland. In the photograph, Johnston is seated, facing the left and wearing a dark suit and white shirt. The photograph is mounted on a black board and Johnston's signature is in the white border directly beneath the photograph. A typed descripton of the photograph and a brief biography of Johnston is on the back of the board.
Johnston, Joseph E., 1807-1891
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections Division, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Confederacy/Civil War Subcollection
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Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Archives and Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University