Franklin Whorton Desha
Portrait of Franklin Whorton Desha wearing a Confederate uniform.
He was the son of Robert M. Desha, grandson of Governor Joe Desha of Kentucky, and nephew of Ben Desha, for whom Desha county is named. February 28, 1819 to April 30, 1869
PHC photo file
Arkansas State Archive
PHC00002888, PHC photo file, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.
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United States History
This is a more recent photograph of the original cased image (ambrotype or daguerreotype), as this print shows the decorative metal framing around the portrait.