African American Soldiers
Original Author: Unknown
Created: Between 1863 and 1865
Medium: Hand-colored sixth-plate tintype
Publisher: Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division

African American Soldiers (Tintype)

In this hand-colored tintype, an unidentified African American soldier stands at attention in a Union uniform, a musket at his side. At right, the partial figure of another black soldier is visible. This image is part of the Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs at the Library of Congress.