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

Unidentified private in Confederate uniform in frame


Unidentified private in Confederate uniform.

Sixth-plate ambrotype, hand-colored ; 9.4 x 8.1 cm (case)

Deposited 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 itemNote – 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 042

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