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

Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms -- in frame

Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms.

Library of Congress staff summary: Photograph shows the soldier on the left with a single chevron on his left sleeve and two on his right; they do not appear to be conventional rank insignia and could possibly be service stripes.


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

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.


Two unidentified soldiers in Union uniforms

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