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Unidentified boy in Union zouave uniform with drum.  Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs; Ambrotype/Tintype photograph filing series; Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Unidentified boy in Union zouave uniform with drum. Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs; Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. This photo makes me puddle up.

Dear Silas, I bought you a little gift for your birthday. I think you will really like it! Your mother, not so much. Love, Aunt Marnee

Civil war CDV of an unidentified Union Drummer boy posing in a photographer's studio in his uniform and kepi, while holding a drum and drumsticks.

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This is a terrific photo of the United States Capitol Dome being built in just prior to the Civil War.

Unidentified cavalry soldier in Union uniform with Sharps carbine rifle, Colt revolver, and cavalry saber -- Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs; Ambrotype/Tintype photograph filing series; Library of Congress

Unidentified cavalry soldier in Union uniform with Sharps carbine rifle, Colt revolver, and cavalry saber -- Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photograph Tintype photograph filing series; Library of Congress

I love old pictures of soldiers.

A Federal Cavalryman and His Dalmatian Carte de visite by L. Case of Champlain, N. A mustached cavalry private in full gear stands with his saber, while his trusty Dalmatian lay asleep on a blanket on the floor by his side.

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and greatcoat holding handgun with trees in background] (LOC) by The Library of Congress, via Flickr

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and greatcoat holding handgun with trees in background] (LOC) by The Library of Congress, via Flickr

CDV of Civil War Era Drummer Boy Brothers.  *s*

CDV of Civil War Era Drummer Boy Brothers. My gggrandfather was a drummer boy in the Civil War.

'In their eyes and the eyes of their loved ones, I could see the full range of human emotion.'

34 Stunning Portraits Capture Life During The American Civil War

[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform] (LOC) [Unidentified soldier in Union uniform] [between 1861 and 1 photograph : quarter-plate tintype, hand-colored ; x cm (case)

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US Capital under construction, with Trinity Episcopal Church in foreground. The Atlantic Magazine

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