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

Unidentified young soldier in Union musician's uniform and coat in case

Unidentified young soldier in Union musician’s uniform and coat


Ninth-plate ambrotype, hand-colored ; 7.6 x 6.5 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.


digital file from original, tonality adjustedNote – 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 074

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