Duke Tobacco Album Card, circa 1887. . . .

Advertising cards of all types were popular among collectors,  Between 1886 an 1887 Duke Tobacco published an album of 50 cards of Civil War Heroes, 25 were Union and 25 Confederate soldiers.  The following is the Biography of General Rosecrans written while he was Register of the Treasury.NOTE:  William Starke Rosecrans was born in Kingston Township, Delaware County, Ohio.  His birthplace is marked by a  boulder on Rosecrans Road north of Sunbury, Ohio.


The card is shown larger than size for ease in reading.
Property of Polly Horn, Found by Monte McGowen

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