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This cabinet card shows William Wallace Cranston, (1838-1907). Cranston a Civil War captain served with Company A of the sixty-sixth regiment of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He fought in the battles of Chickamauga, Antietam, and Chancellorsville. Cranston was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for carrying a wounded Confederate officer within the enemy's line. After the war, he eventually moved to Parsons, Kansas. In 1888, Cranston was elected to the Kansa House of Representatives from the 28th District,(1889-91).
Creator: Martin, T.H.
Date: Between 1889 and 1890
Item Number: 210529
Call Number: B Cranston W.W. *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210529
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1880s - 1889
Date - 1890s - 1890
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Republican
Government and Politics - State Government - Legislature - House of Representatives
Military - Service - Army - Infantry
Military - Wars - Civil War
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Cabinet cards
Places - Cities and towns - Parsons
Places - Counties - Labette
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Cabinet cards