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This is a photograph of William Tecumseh Sherman who was a partner, with his brother-in-law, Thomas Ewing, Jr, in the law firm Sherman, Ewing and McCook in Leavenworth, Kansas Territory. Sherman came to Leavenworth in September 1858 and he left 14 months later in 1859 to take a position at a military school in Louisiana. The military school was forerunner of what is now Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge. Later, Sherman gained fame as a Union general in the Civil War (1861-1865).
Creator: Kuhn Bros.
Item Number: 90746
Call Number: B Sherman William Tecumseh *4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90746
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Town development
Military - Wars - Civil War
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Ewing, Thomas, Jr.
People - Notable People - Sherman, William Tecumseh
Places - Cities and towns - Leavenworth
Places - Counties - Leavenworth
Type of Material - Photographs