Unidentified African American Soldier
Original Author: Unknown
Created: Between 1863 and 1865
Medium: Hand-colored quarter-plate tintype

Unidentified African American Soldier

In this hand-colored tintype, an unidentified African American soldier poses in a Union uniform. His forage cap bears the insignia of Company B, 103rd Regiment, indicating he was either a member of the United States Colored Infantry or associated with the United States Volunteers Service. This image is part of the Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs at the Library of Congress.

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