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Westel Willoughby
Original Author: Unknown
Created: ca. 1862–1863
Medium: Photographic print

Westel Willoughby

Westel Willoughby, an officer in a New York regiment during the Civil War, holds the blade of his sword in this photographic portrait. Willoughby served in the Union army for less than a year, from the autumn of 1862 until the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 3, 1863, when he was severely wounded and resigned as a result of disability.

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