John Basil Turchin
American Civil War (1861-1865)
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 19th (1861-1864)
Turchin, John B. (John Basil), 1822-1901
In this portrait, John Basil Turchin (Ivan Vasilyevich Turchaninov) is wearing a Union military uniform with his jacket unbuttoned, showing his shirt, tie and vest underneath. He is sitting and leaning on a table. Turchin was a Russian artillery officer who served in the American Civil War. He was a Colonel in the 19th Illinois Volunteer Infantry and would become a Brigadier General.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Individuals Vertical File
23.5 x 17 cm