Edwin Francis Jemison was a Private in the Confederate States Army during American Civil War, who served in the Louisiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Jemison enlisted on May 1861 and was among the war's early volunteers.
two large-sized stamped brass castles worn on the hat, and two identical, but smaller, castles worn on the dress collars under the 1851 regulations and probably also on the hat. Plus a rhomboidal silver metal device having a red velvet center and applied silver castle in stamped metal, likely proprietary insignia to a unknown unit.
[carte de visite collage portrait of Jefferson Davis in disguise, as he appeared at the time of his capture"] via the International Center of Photography, President in Petticoats! Civil War Propaganda in Photographs" Exhibit
The "Swamp Angel" was the nickname given to a pound rifled Parrott cannon with an bore that briefly shelled the city of Charleston in The shelling continued until the Swamp Angel exploded while firing its thirty-sixth round.