• Daguerreotype of Edgar Allan Poe 1848

    Edgar Allan Poe

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Freedom Of Information Act

For information on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), see the Department of Interior's FOIA Webpage.

Did You Know?

rut roh

While in the Army, Poe received the highest rank that an enlisted man could achieve: Sergeant Major. Normally it would take 20 years to reach the rank of Sergeant Major; Poe received the rank in 19 months.