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

Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Colt revolver in photo case


Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Colt revolver.


Ninth-plate tintype, hand-colored ; 7.4 x 6.1 cm (case)

Gift 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.


digital file from original, tonality adjusted Note – This image has been digitally adjusted for one or more of the following:

  • fade correction,
  • color, contrast, and/or saturation enhancement
  • selected spot and/or scratch removal
  • cropped for composition and/or to accentuate subject matter
  • straighten image

Civil War Portrait 056

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