Photo Record

Object Name Image, Digital
Catalog Number 2015.049.010
Collection Matthew C. Miller Digital Collection
Description Digitized photograph of a Union officer and two women sitting on a rocky outcropping ledge, Point Lookout, that precipitously drops away to a river valley. The man is wearing a Union uniform with a heavy jacket. There is a hat sitting on the rock next to him. One of the women is wearing a dark long skirt and long sleeved blouse with white cuffs and collar. She is wearing a light colored bonnet with a large bow tied under her chin. The other woman is wearing a light colored long skirt and long sleeved blouse. She is wearing a dark hat with a tall crown that has a fluffy decoration on the front.
Stamped on the back: A waving American flag and "Photographed at Gallery at Point Lookout, Lookout Mountain, A. D. 1864, R. M. Linn, Prop'r."
Contemporary handwriting on the back states: Probably Colonel C[harles]. H. Grosvenor, 18th O.V.I. with wife? Photograph from Grosvenor's personal album, purchased in 1966 by O. U. student, Grosvenor '66.
Date 1864
Photographer R. M. Linn
Accession number 2015.049