Portrait of a Union Army Sergeant

Description
Soldiers like this Union sergeant often posed for studio portraits with handguns. Some were their own weapons, but most were provided as props by photographers.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1860s
ID Number
PG.75.17.309
catalog number
75.17.309
accession number
322775
subject
Civil War
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Civil War
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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