Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton

About This Image

During the American Civil War, Ohioan Edwin McMasters Stanton served as President Abraham Lincoln's Secretary of War from 1862 and 1865. He remained in this same position from 1865 to 1868 during President Andrew Johnson's administration.   

Source and Copyright

Medium Black and White Photograph
Source Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Collection Brady-Handy Collection
Number LC-DIG-cwpbh-00958
Copyright Public Domain
Disclaimer Courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. There is no known restriction on the publication of this image.

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