Portrait of Brevet Brigadier General William Wilson on horseback.

Portrait of Brevet Brigadier General William Wilson on horseback.


Image Number

  • RC06186

Year

  • Between 1861 and 1865

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    Biography Note

  • Appointed Colonel 6th N.Y. Infantry, April 19, 1861. Known as Billy Wilson's Zouaves (a.k.a. Wilson's Fighting Brigade), the regiment was recruited in New York City, organized under Colonel William Wilson, and accepted by the state on May 22, 1861. They left N.Y. on June 15, 1861, serving in the Department of Florida at Santa Rosa Island and Fort Jefferson. They also served at Pensacola and Barrancas, Fla., and Port Hudson, Irish Bend and Bayou Vermillion, La. Wilson received the rank of brevet brigadier general, March 13, 1865.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 10 x 8 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

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Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 02383.

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Portrait of Brevet Brigadier General William Wilson on horseback.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Taylor, J. E. Portrait of Brevet Brigadier General William Wilson on horseback. Between 1861 and 1865. Black & white photoprint, 10 x 8 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/255271>, accessed 13 December 2017.

MLA

Taylor, J. E. Portrait of Brevet Brigadier General William Wilson on horseback. Between 1861 and 1865. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 13 Dec. 2017.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/255271>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Taylor)