Portrait of a Union Army soldier with his family

Historic sepia-toned portrait photograph of a Union Army Civil War soldier sitting with his family. The soldier, wearing his uniform and cap, is seated beside his wife, dressed in a mid-19th century dress and bonnet. They are flanked by their two young children, each wearing hats and period-appropriate clothing. The family poses with solemn expressions, indicative of the era's portrait photography style.

Portrait of a Union Army soldier from the U.S. Civil War and his family, circa 1864.


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“Portrait of a Union Army soldier with his family” sources: Unidentified African American soldier in Union uniform with wife and two daughters. [Between 1863 and 1865] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2010647216/>