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Civil war medical officer. Possible standing postmortem. Standing postmortems are almost unheard of with adults. This has been closely looked at by The Thanatos Archive. Conclusion? Possible standing postmortem. I propose the possibility of his being tied to a board under his arms. That would allow a 'standing' position if leaned against a stand.
robfromamersfoort (33 months ago | reply) It is indeed shot in 1855 (or maybe 1854). This is Mrs Rogers, a nurse during the Crimean War (like Florence Nightingale). She was the wife of a soldier, and she was nursing, washing and cooking under severe circumstances.
A traveling nurse stops in to visit a patient in this sweet slice-of-life image from 1949.