Edmund Gibson Ross, serving in Company E of the 11th Kansas Cavalry. Ross helped raise and then served in the Eleventh Kansas during the Civil War. After James H. Lane's death by suicide in 1866, Ross was appointed and subsequently elected to the Lane seat in the U.S. Senate. While serving as senator from Kansas in 1868, Ross won fame as the senator who cast the deciding vote for acquittal in the impeachment trial of President Johnson.
Date: Between 1861 and 1865
Item Number: 818
Call Number: B Ross, Edmund *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 818
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1861-1869
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Congress - Senate - Ross, Edmund G.
Military - Service - Army - Cavalry
Military - Wars - Civil War
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson), 1826-1907
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Type of Material - Photographs