“I Wish I Had Been in the Case”: Portrait Photography, Federal Soldiers, and the Home Circle – Part II

by James Brookes

The second part of an article on the Emerging Civil War Blog’s site on Federal soldiers and portrait photography. You may view it here.


anonymous, ‘Unidentified soldier in Union uniform, unidentified woman, and unidentified baby’, 1861-1865, ninth-plate ambrotype, hand-coloured, Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress), http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/ppmsca.38355/?co=lilj