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Anonymous : Steel Engraving Portrait. "Horace Porter"

Engraved from a photograph, circa 1900s (5 x 7 inch) of Horace Porter (1837-1921), seated in civilian clothing, from Pennsylvania. He served as an ordinance officer rising up the ranks and receiving field promotions along with the Medal of Honor at the battle of Chickamauga. Served as aide-de-camp under General Grant and was a close friend. Porter was a noted eloquent speaker and after Grant left the Presidency went to work with the Pullman Car Company and other railway firms. He was instrumental in bringing back John Paul Jones' body from France.. Illustr.: W.T. Bather. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: No Binding

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