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Collection Reference Number GLC05131.04
From Archive Folder Ambrotype and tintype photographs, mostly portraits 
Title Ambrotype of a young artillerist and his wife
Date ca. 1861-1862
Document Type Photograph
Content Description Piping on the soldier's uniform jacket and hat has been painted red. The woman's brooch and the cross cannon's on the soldier's hat have been painted gold. Crude red stripes have been painted on the American flag on the left side of the photo. CASE: Union case with elaborate acanthus & lily design. (See Clifford & Michele Krainik, Union Cases, #75) Case thickness 2.1 cm.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Women's History  Artillery  Union Forces  
Place written s.l.
Theme The American Civil War; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945