Circa 1861 - 1865 - Unidentified young soldier in Union sack coat and forage cap with musket and sheathed bayonet in front of backdrop showing landscape. Library of Congress, Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs.
Vivandieres: Forgotten Women of the Civil War. Photo of an unidentified woman of the Civil War period who is wearing a kepi and a canteen. It is possible she is a vivandiere. Click through to read about these women who accompanied the armies in the field.
While quite a few African-Americans served in combat roles during the Civil War, the vast majority were relegated to mundane tasks such as teamsters, cooks, and servants. This Confederate Officer is attended by his manservant who is not much older, ca.
In remembrance of the Union and Confederate soldiers who served in the American Civil War, the Liljenquist Family donated their rare collection of over 700 ambrotype and tintype photographs to the Library of Congress.
Believed to be the only known photo of a North Carolina Civil War soldier in uniform with a dog. He is Lt. Jesse Furgurson, Co. C, Regiment, North Carolina Troops. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!