Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Nancy Cosselman, Gloversville, wears coat of Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth of Mechanicsville, first Union officer killed in Civil War. The hole near the third button was made by shotgun slugs that killed Ellsworth after he tore down a Confederate Flag from a hotel at Alexandria, Va., May 24, 1961. Miss Cosselman holds Ellsworth's sword and bag. Curator James Sullivan, New York State Capitol flag room, holds Ellsworth's picture."
Date: May 24, 1961
Creator: Associated Press
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society