Civil War Times Magazine Page Liked · July 27 · Edited · Here is a fantastic new image from the Liljenquist Collection at Library of Congress! We're using it in our December 2015 issue. It's labeled as "Lieutenant Samuel K. Thompson of 54th U.S. Colored Troops Infantry Regiment with unidentified soldiers posed with a Columbiad cannon at an earthwork fort". The men also have "C" on their kepis, and Lt. Thompson is wearing privately purchased summer white pants.
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