[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with gauntlets, shoulder scales, and cavalry Company K Hardee hat holding dual Colt Model 1855 Root sidehammer pistols and cavalry saber]
Title devised by Library staff.
Case: Leather oval scroll design.
Digital photo with mat removed by Mike O'Donnell.
Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105).
More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj
Published in: The Civil War: A visual history. Bath, U.K. : Parragon, 2011, p. 200.
Exhibited: "The Last Full Measure : Civil War Photographs from the Liljenquist Family Collection" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2011.
The single best source for Civil War photographs is the U.S. Library of Congress, which holds the core collections of original Civil War documentary ... The majority of the ambrotypes and tintypes are portraits by unidentified photographers of Civil War soldiers, primarily Union soldiers.