Carte-de-viste of the "Drummer Boy of Shiloh", Johnny Clem. He gained tremendous fame for his said heroic actions at the Battle of Shiloh. According to the legend, Clem was knocked unconscious when a piece of artillery shrapnel hit his drum. Disney produced a film called "Johnny Shiloh" to tell his story during the American Civil War.
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.