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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di
Cesnola, Luigi Palma di Archaeologist; born near Turin, Italy, July 29, 1832; attended the Royal Military Academy; came to the United States in 1860; and entered the army as colonel of the 4th New York Cavalry; was wounded and captured in the battle of Aldie, in June, 1862. Later he was appointed United States consul at Cyprus, and while there made extensive archaeological explorations, and secured a large collection of antiquities which were placed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in 1873. He became director of the museum in 1878.
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter
: 6 Law School.— , to September, 1831 .—Age, December, 1833 20- 22. (search)