Who is on the cover of Will the Circle Be Unbroken?
March 13, 2016 9:54 PM   Subscribe

For some reason this is really hard to google. Who is on the cover of Will the Circle Be Unbroken, by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band et al.? (The first one, not either of the sequel records.) Is it Stonewall Jackson? Somebody else? A generic Civil War type dude? If so, what is that uniform? Please rest assured that I already feel bad for not automatically knowing this.
posted by brennen to Media & Arts (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Best answer: Looks to be Admiral David Dixon Porter. wiki
posted by the webmistress at 10:29 PM on March 13, 2016

Best answer: This article names "General Porter" as the subject of the photo.
posted by calgirl at 10:32 PM on March 13, 2016

(That exact portrait does not appear on the internet except in that album cover, according to Google image Search.)
posted by richb at 2:29 AM on March 14, 2016

I think it's Fitz John Porter, not David Dixon.
posted by Ideefixe at 1:02 PM on March 14, 2016

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