July 15, 1864: John Henry Brown’s Journal

John Henry Brown was a painter of portrait miniatures, living and working in Philadelphia. He had met Lincoln in August of 1860 when he was commissioned to paint Lincoln’s portrait for a supporter, but although Brown liked Lincoln personally, he did not agree with Republican policies.



Commenced a picture of Major Archie H. Engle dec.d who was killed in battle at Resaca, Ga. The rebels have retired from before Washington.


Citation: John Henry Brown, autograph journal/account book. Philadelphia, 1844-1890. AMs 573/14.1

4 Responses to “July 15, 1864: John Henry Brown’s Journal”

  1. Bradley says:


    tnx for info….

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    thank you….

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