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

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform in photo caseUnidentified soldier in Union uniform.


Gem plate tintype, hand-colored ; 3.3 x 2.7 cm (case)

Deposit by Tom Liljenquist; 2012

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 item 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 059

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