Whitelaw Reid

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Title

Whitelaw Reid

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Description

A portrait of Whitelaw Reid, who was a reporter during the Civil War, and later, managing editor for the New York Tribune and U.S. Ambassador to France and Great Britain. Born in Xenia, Ohio, Reid wrote for the Cincinnati Gazette and was one of the first journalists to be imbedded with troops during battles. After the war, Reid reflected on his journalist and diplomatic activities in his books, After the War (1866) and Ohio in the War (1868).

Source

Library of Congress, Print and Photograph Division, Civil War glass negative collection, LC-DIG-cwpbh-03126

Date

between 1860 and 1865

Contributor

Callie McCune

Rights

Online access is provided for research purposes only. For rights and reproduction requests or more information, go to http://www.ohiohistory.org/images/information

Relation

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/cwp2003001170/PP/

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Collection

Citation

"Whitelaw Reid," in Ohio Civil War 150 | Collections & Exhibits, Item #1955, http://www.ohiocivilwar150.org/omeka/items/show/1955 (accessed October 22, 2014).

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