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Photograph of Col. Josiah Gorgas

Title

Photograph of Col. Josiah Gorgas

Description

This is a photograph of Colonel Josiah Gorgas, the Chief of the Confederate Bureau of Ordnance. His early efforts to utilize the port of Wilmington as a gateway for a fleet of Government-owned blockade-runners did much to compound Wilmington's importance.

Creator

Virginia State Library

Source

Emory M. Thomas, The Confederate State of Richmond: A biography of the Capital (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1971), 118.

Date

XXXX-XX-XX

Contributor

York, Robert

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Richmond, Virginia

Original Format

Photograph

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Files

JosiahGoras.JPG

Citation

Virginia State Library, Photograph of Col. Josiah Gorgas, Civil War Era NC, accessed April 30, 2017, http://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/799.