[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform of Co. E, "Lynchburg Rifles," 11th Virginia Infantry Volunteers holding 1841 "Mississippi" rifle, Sheffield-type Bowie knife, canteen, box knapsack, blanket roll, and cartridge box] (LOC)

Rees, Charles R.,, photographer.

 

[Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform of Co. E, "Lynchburg Rifles," 11th Virginia Infantry Volunteers holding 1841 "Mississippi" rifle, Sheffield-type Bowie knife, canteen, box knapsack, blanket roll, and cartridge box]

 

[1861]

 

1 photograph : sixth-plate ambrotype, hand-colored ; 9.4 x 8.1 cm (case)

 

Notes:

Title devised by Library staff.

Case: Leather pointed quatrefoil interior with floral embellishments.

Additional information in collections file.

Photograph shows a soldier in 1861, fully-equipped with a Model 1841 "Mississippi" rifle, a Sheffield-style Bowie knife, revolver, militia style drum canteen, box knapsack, blanket roll, and cartridge box. (Source: Matthew R. Gross and Elizabeth T. Lewin, 2010)

Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105).

Purchased from: Otterburn Antiques, Altavista, Virginia, 2007.

Published in: Field, Ron and Robin Smith. "Uniforms of the Civil War," Guilford, Conn.: The Lyons Press, 2001, p. 151.

Published in: Hicks, Rusty and Adam Scher. "Piedmont Battle Shirts," Military Images, vol. XVII, no. 3 (November-December 1995), p. 10.

Exhibited: "Lynchburg and the Civil War: A Pictorial Retrospective," The Lynchburg Museum, 1996.

 

Subjects:

Confederate States of America.--Army.--Virginia Infantry Regiment, 11th--People--1860-1870.

Soldiers--Confederate--1860-1870.

Military uniforms--Confederate--1860-1870.

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Confederate.

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment & supplies--Confederate.

 

Format: Portrait photographs--1860-1870.

Ambrotypes--Hand-colored--1860-1870.

 

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

 

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

 

Part Of: Ambrotype/Tintype filing series (Library of Congress) (DLC) 2010650518

Liljenquist Family collection (Library of Congress) (DLC) 2010650519

 

More information about this collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj

 

Persistent URL: hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.27159

 

Call Number: AMB/TIN no. 2306

 

 

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