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

Unidentified soldier in Union shell jacket and kepi - in photo frame


Unidentified soldier in Union shell jacket and kepi.


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

Gift by Tom Liljenquist; 2010.

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 049

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