Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

3rd New Jersey Cavalry Volunteer

January 30, 2013

Civil war portrait,Library of Congress,Miscellaneous document sources

Unidentified soldier in 3rd New Jersey Cavalry Volunteers-2

Unidentified soldier in 3rd New Jersey Cavalry Volunteers (The Butterflies) jacket with corporal’s chevrons (see comments below for identification of this soldier)

Medium: 1 photograph : sixth-plate tintype, hand-colored ; 12.5 x 11.3 cm (frame)

Donated by Tom Liljenquist; 2010

Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs; Ambrotype/Tintype photograph filing series; Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Record page for image is here.


Note:  This image has been digitally enhanced for fade correction, color enhancement and selected spot removal.

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