Uniform worn by James Wiley Gibson (Orangeburg, SC), who was killed at the Battle of Secessionville, SC, June 16, 1862. The bullet entry hole is visible at the left breast. The coat and trousers are likely a product of the Porter Industrial School for Girls in Charleston. Charleston Museum.
This rare carte de viste albumen print is by R.S. Delamater. The subject matter is two women in confederate uniforms flanked by a gentleman. What is most interesting is the subject matter - southern aristocracy - women in confederate uniforms- photographed by a well known union photographer.