Alfred Mordecai, 1855


Alfred Mordecai, 1855


Alfred Mordecai (far left) as part of a U.S. military commission to Crimea, 1855. The other officers are, from left, Lt. Colonel Obrescoff, their Russian escort; Richard Delafield; and George B. McClellan, later a prominent Union general during the Civil War.


“Alfred Mordecai, 1855,” Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln’s City, accessed May 28, 2018,