Ca. 1861-65. "Young soldier in Confederate shell jacket and forage cap with single shot pistol." Sixth-plate ambrotype, hand-colored. Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs, Library of Congress.
Civil War Ninth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of a Soldier Wearing a Patch Representing the 10th Legion, 56th New York Infantry. 11/21/2014 - American History: Live Salesroom Auction The soldier wearing a uniform with a large shield patch bearing an "X" for the 10th Legion of the 56th New York Infantry. Housed in The Camp SceneUnion case (Krainik-368). Condition: Plate and case in very good condition.
Malinda Blalock was a female soldier during the American Civil War who fought bravely on both sides. When the war started, rather than be separated from her husband Keith, she decided to disguise herself as a man and join the army too. She was officially registered on March 20, 1862, as “Samuel ‘Sammy’ Blalock” – claiming to be the older brother of her husband. Her registration papers are one of the few surviving records of female soldiers in the Civil War. Malinda was a good soldier and her…
John Pegram. (1832-65). Virginia. USMA Class of 1854. Originally a cavalry officer, he had a mixed record as a brigade and division commander. First former Union officer to be captured. Exchanged for a Union officer, he was later killed at the Battle of Hatcher's Run.