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Sergeant Major Lewis H. Douglass

Case, John G. and Getchell, William Henry1863/1865

Museum of African American History, Boston and Nantucket

Museum of African American History, Boston and Nantucket
Boston, United States

Carte de visite of Lewis Douglass, the son of Frederick and Anna Douglass, was a 22-year old printer from Rochester, New York when on March 25, 1863 he joined the 54th Massachusetts Regiment. Lewis Douglass was promoted to Sergeant Major on April 23, 1863 and was discharged on August 20, 1865. Following the Civil War, he lived in Washington, D.C.

Details

  • Title: Sergeant Major Lewis H. Douglass
  • Creator: Case, John G., Getchell, William Henry
  • Date Created: 1863/1865
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Rights: No known rights restrictions. Credit: Museum of African American History, Boston and Nantucket, 2011.005.12
  • Medium: Photograph, Carte de visite
  • Collection: Freedom Rising Civil War Collection

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