[Grandpa Henderson in His Confederate Uniform]

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Creation: 1860

William Henderson served the Confederate States of America as aid-de-camp on staff of Brigadier-General Leadbetter and later Major-General Heth. Wounded at Petersburg, he was captured and spent four months a prisoner in Washington and upstate New York. He rejoined his former regiment in the ranks and surrendered at Appomattox. A successful attorney in Knoxville, Henderson’s portrait from the 1890s is also shown in this exhibition.

Title

[Grandpa Henderson in His Confederate Uniform]

Date

Creation: 1860

Description

William Henderson served the Confederate States of America as aid-de-camp on staff of Brigadier-General Leadbetter and later Major-General Heth. Wounded at Petersburg, he was captured and spent four months a prisoner in Washington and upstate New York. He rejoined his former regiment in the ranks and surrendered at Appomattox. A successful attorney in Knoxville, Henderson’s portrait from the 1890s is also shown in this exhibition.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Daguerreotypes (photographs)

Source

MSS0242, James Hampton Kirkland Papers, Box "PH Arch/ Kirk Fam" Folder "Kirkland and Henderson Relatives"

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0242-P-Grandpa_Henderson-Confederate_Uniform-c1860.jpg

Citation

“[Grandpa Henderson in His Confederate Uniform],” Gallery, accessed October 22, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/800.