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Title
[Amos L. Bowsher]
Creator
Baldwin, John E. D., 1842-1928
Contributor
Rembrandt Studio
Date Created and/or Issued
1909
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2018-1993.
Bust-length portrait.
From J.E.D. Baldwin Collection.
Born in Ross County, Ohio, 1841. Served in Civil War in Company B, 63d Regiment Ohio Infantry. In 1865, regiment ordered to California, travelling by way of the Isthmus of Panama. Upon arrival received offer to visit Siberia in interest of Russia, spent a year. Returning the California, settled in Sacramento, worked as superintendent in construction of first telegraph line from Sacramento to Ogden; was locomotive engineer on Southern Pacific Railroad. Member of Grand Army of the Republic, Warren Post No. 54.
Type
image
Format
Unmediated
Sheet
Portraits.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photograph : cardboard mount, print ; oval image 5 x 3 3/8 in. in mount 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.
Identifier
(C)001635509CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Bowsher, A. L.. (Amos L.)--Portraits
Grand Army of the Republic. Warren Post No. 54 (Sacramento, Calif.)--Portraits
Southern Pacific Railroad Company--Employees--Portraits
Veterans
Veterans' organizations--California--Sacramento
Railroad employees--California--Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)--Biography--Portraits
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans--Portraits
Photographic prints
Portrait photographs
Time Period
Civil War, 1861-1865
Place
California
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)
United States

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