LOC finds of the day – Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs

Historic October 26, 2011 9:26 am

If only I could somehow know the thoughts of these men (and boys) as the time passed, slowly, while these photos were being taken.

Lewis Hicks of Company H, 53rd North Carolina Infantry Regiment

Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Gardner patent canteen and haversack

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with pipe

Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with large Bowie knife

Unidentified soldier in Union cavalry uniform with Colt Dragoon revolver and sword

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and Ohio Volunteer Militia belt buckle with drum

Unidentified soldier in Union musician uniform and two belts with cavalry saber

Private Henry McCollum of Company B, 78th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment and three unidentified soldiers in 78th Pennsylvania Infantry uniforms at Point Lookout, Tennessee

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