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

Zuave Soldier – 84th New York Infantry Regiment.

October 15, 2012

Civil war portrait,Library of Congress,Miscellaneous document sources

soldier in Union zouave uniform with bayoneted musket with initials A.T. on stock

Possibly identified as Alonzo F. Thompson of Company C, 84th New York Infantry Regiment (earlier known as 14th Regiment New York State Militia). (Source: Martinez, Ramona. Photo Mystery Solved, Then Doubted, Then Deciphered, Thanks to Readers;

Medium: 1 photograph : quarter-plate tintype, hand-colored ; 11.1 x 9.5 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.

Civil War Portrait 015

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