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

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform (in frame)

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and forage cap with bayoneted musket in front of painted backdrop showing military camp and American flag


Close-up crop:

closeup -- Unidentified soldier in Union uniform


quarter-plate tintype, hand-colored ; 11.7 x 9.2 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 094

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