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The Magnet and the Iron: John Brown and George L. Stearns The Stories Behind the Busts

Major George L. Stearns

Date:
1863
Exhibit Description:
Photograph of Major George Luther Stearns in his military uniform. Stearns received his rank while serving as "Recruiting Commissioner for the U.S. Colored Troops" for the War Department in 1863.
Source:
West Virginia State Archives
Attribution Statement:
Image courtesy of the West Virginia State Archives, John Brown/Boyd B. Stutler Collection
Source URL:
http://www.wvculture.org/history/rules/rulesform03.html
Exhibit Tags:
George L. Stearns, Civil War, photographs, and West Virginia State Archives