Civil War

Lieutenant Colonel Robert Peard, 9th Mass.: 1860s

Lieutenant Colonel Robert Peard, 9th Mass.: 1860s

Lieutenant Colonel R. Peard, 9th Massachusetts - Civil War portrait in uniform with sword. Photo taken between 1860 and 1870. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative.

One-Armed Civil War Soldier: 1860s

One-Armed Civil War Soldier: 1860s

S.J. McGroarty, Colonel, 50th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Nice Civil War portrait of officer that lost his arm. Photo taken between 1860 and 1870. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative.

Civil War Newspaperman: 1860s

Civil War Newspaperman: 1860s

Stylin' Civil War newspaperman. Photo taken between 1860 and 1870. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative.

Beef Killers of the Army: 1862

Beef Killers of the Army: 1862

Caption from negative sleeve: "Group, Servants of Officers of Staff, Camp Winfield Scott, Near Yorktown, May 3rd 1862. The 'Beef-Killers' of The Army." Photo by James F. Gibson. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative stereograph.

Awesome Civil War Goatee: 1860s

Awesome Civil War Goatee: 1860s

Percy Wyndham, 1st New Jersey Cavalry, Union Army, 1860s. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative.

Irish Civil War General: 1865

Irish Civil War General: 1865

General Robert Nugent, Irish-born American U.S. Army officer who served with the Irish Brigade's 69th New York Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War.  Photo taken between 1860 and 1870. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative.

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