Iowa Heritage Digital Collections
Iowa Library Services

70. Commission of Cyrus Bussey as Brigadier General

video / audio

Title

70. Commission of Cyrus Bussey as Brigadier General

Description

Commission of Cyrus Bussey (Bloomfield, Iowa) as Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers, signed by Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. April 10, 1864. Bussey had served as Chief of Cavalry for Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's army during the Siege of Vicksburg.

Date

1864-04-10

Contributor

Becki Plunkett and Stephen Vincent

Rights

Copyright State Historical Society of Iowa. Information at http://www.iowahistory.org/libraries/services-and-fees/conditions-for-image-reproductions.html

Digital Reproduction Information

Original scanned at 600 dpi w/ sRGB color space.

Repository

State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines

Repository Collection

Special Collections: Cyrus Bussey Papers

Digital item created

12/17/2008