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Rare Sixth Plate Ambrotype: "Sumter Light Guards" Confederate Soldier, ca 1860s....

[ambrotype portrait of a Confederate soldier wearing a plaid shirt and a holstered pistol. He carries a large bedroll, a percussion rifle and a kepi with the letters 4 SLG for the Sumter Light Guards]

After 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, a grisly but noble enterprise to honor the fallen - The Washington Post

After 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, a grisly but noble enterprise to honor the fallen

Unfortunate image of Scene of Ewell's attack, May near Spottsylvania Court House. Dead Confederate soldiers collected for burial. The image shows Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va.

Ambrotype, Confederate soldier with pistol in belt, said to be E.R. Dent, served under Colonel Bradford, Company K, 31st Tennessee Infantry, 3-1/2 x 2-5/8", lot accompanied by copies of officers in 12th Kentucky Cavalry, CSA Company B

Ambrotype of a Confederate soldier with pistol in belt. The soldier is said to be E. he served under Colonel Bradford, Company K, Tennessee Infantry.

It looks like a scene from World War I, but this photograph shows dead Confederates in the trenches at Petersburg, Va., 1865.

Dead Confederate soldiers in trenches of Fort Mahone. It was made in 1865 by Roche, Thomas C.

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate nine-button frock coat] (LOC) by The Library of Congress, via Flickr

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate nine-button frock coat] (LOC) by The Library of Congress,~ BFD

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with musket and D-guard Bowie knife] (LOC) by The Library of Congress, via Flickr

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with musket and D-guard Bowie knife] (LOC) by The Library of Congress, via Flickr

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[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Colt Revolving rifle and D-Guard Bowie knife] (LOC) by The Library of Congress, ~ BFD

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Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with Gardner patent canteen and haversack 1 photograph : ninth-plate ambrotype, hand-colored ; x cm (case)

Spectacular Half Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Four Kentucky Confederate Cavalrymen

Spectacular Half Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Four Kentucky Confederate Cavalrymen

Confederate 1/6th Plate Ambrotypes of Alabama Brothers housed together in Double Union Case. The sitter on the left had the foresight to scratch his name – M. Shuttleworth – into the field of his portrait. Professional research reveals him to be Morgan Shuttleworth, Co. “H”, 36th Alabama Infantry. (Continued in comments.)

Confederate 1/6th Plate Ambrotypes of Alabama Brothers housed together in Double Union Case. The sitter on the left had the foresight to scratch his name – M. Shuttleworth – into the field of his portrait. Professional research reveals him to be Morgan Shuttleworth, Co. “H”, 36th Alabama Infantry. (Continued in comments.)

A young Confederate soldier wearing a battle shirt with a "Georgia Frame" belt buckle.

Unidentified soldier in Confederate battleshirt, kepi, and wishbone belt buckle. -- Sixth-plate ambrotype ; x cm (case) Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs; Library of Congress

[Unidentified young soldier in Confederate uniform with Bowie knife] (LOC)

Civil War era tintype photo [Unidentified young soldier in Confederate uniform with Bowie knife] (LOC)

A soldier in Confederate infantry uniform with musket and Bowie knife.

34 Stunning Portraits Capture Life During The American Civil War

A soldier in Confederate infantry uniform with musket and Bowie knife.

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