Confederate Soldiers As the Civil War progressed the image of the Rebel soldier began to shift from the “ragged rebel” look to a well-uniformed Army in the Eastern and Western theaters. In the last 12 months of fighting these Confederate forces were.
Confederate Colonel James Barbour Terrill was killed May 1864 during the Battle of Totopotomoy Creek; he was made Brigadier General posthumously the next day.
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.)
Very Unique Battle shirt. CONFEDERATE SOLDIER AMBROTYPE, wearing homespun sweater/battle shirt with gilded buttons. Wears a Colt pistol along with a Sheffield style knife tucked under a Pre-War Eagle plate. Ambro Collection John M.
tuesday-johnson: ca. [hand-colored ambrotype portrait of a Confederate soldier in uniform with a cavalry sword and revolver] via the Library of Congress, Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs