Civil War Sailors: 1860

Civil War Sailors: 1860

Group of Sailors, U.S.N. Photograph taken between 1860 and 1870. Vintage photos provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative - wet collodion. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.


Russian sailors? .

Name of the ship on their hats is in the Cyrillic alphabet. These are not "U.S. Sailors." Suggest you correct caption. RG

[Thanks for pointing that out RG.  Our data is from LOC and this photo is part of their Civil War collection.  If anyone has additional data about the photo, we would appreciate your input. - Jiggsy]