MEDIA
Unidentified Confederate Soldier with Bowie Knife
Original Author: Charles R. Rees
Created: Between 1861 and 1865
Medium: Hand-colored ninth-plate ambrotype

Unidentified Confederate Soldier with Bowie Knife

An unidentified Confederate artillery soldier holds a large Bowie knife in this hand-colored ambrotype by the Richmond photographer Charles R. Rees. This image is part of the Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs at the Library of Congress.