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The exhibition features five cases displaying images of Union soldiers and one case containing portraits of Confederates, photographs of whom are much more difficult to find because far fewer were made during the war. Collectively these portraits on exhibit serve as a memorial to those who lost their lives during the war by displaying images of 360 Union soldiers—one for every thousand who died.

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26909]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform of a 2nd regiment with infantry Hardee hat

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26910]

Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with revolver, musket, and attached U.S. model 1862 Zouave sword bayonet

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-36911]

Unidentified soldier in Union corporal's uniform with musket

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26913]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with carbine in front of painted backdrop showing military camp scene

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26914]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with musket, revolver, and bayonet with scabbard

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26915]

Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket next to a rifle stack

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26916]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with Colt Army Model 1860 revolver

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27514]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with musket, U.S. Model 1862 "Zouave" bayonet, cartridge box, and cap box

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27515]

Unidentified woman wearing mourning brooch and displaying framed image of unidentifed soldier

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27192]

Unidentified soldier in Union greatcoat and Company C forage cap with musket

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27517]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and epaulettes with infantry Hardee hat

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27518]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with canteen

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27519]

Edwin Chamberlain of Company G, 11th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment in sergeant's uniform with guitar

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-36455]

Unidentified African American soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket, cap box, and cartridge box

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27520]

Unidentified soldier in 3rd New Jersey Cavalry Volunteers (The Butterflies) jacket with corporal's chevrons

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27521]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with Colt Army Model 1860 revolver, sword, and American flag

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27522]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with gauntlets, holstered revolver, and U.S. Model 1860 Light Cavalry saber

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27523]

Unidentified soldier of the 12th Illinois Volunteers, "The First Scotch Regiment" in greatcoat and tamoshanter cap

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26917]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with rifleman's hat

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26918]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket, knife, and single-shot percussion pistol

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26919]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform holding a U.S. Model 1855 pistol-carbine with attached shoulder stock and a saber

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26920]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with bayoneted musket in front of American flag

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-31117]

Unidentified soldier in Union artillery uniform with Hardee hat and revolver

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26922]

Unidentified girl in dress holding American flag and ball

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26923]

Unidentified soldier in Union cavalry uniform with cavalry saber next to table with Cavalry Company D Hardee hat

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26924]

Unidentified sailors in Union uniforms with American flag in front of painted backdrop showing ship deck with Monitor class ship in the distance

Half-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27524]

Unidentified Union private holding Company D, 15th New Hampshire Volunteers forage cap over heart

Ninth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26925]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with slouch hat holding revolver to chest

Ninth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26934]

Unidentified soldier in Union first lieutenant's uniform next to unidentified woman in dress

Half-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-37525]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with saber and horse

Quarter-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27526]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform atop horse blowing bugle while unsheathing sword

Quarter-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27528]

Two unidentified sailors in Union uniforms in front of painted backdrop showing sea with monitor class warship and another ship

Half-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27529]

Two unidentified women reading letters

Approximate eighth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26461]

Unidentified soldier in Union corporal's uniform holding revolver to chest

Ninth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26929]

Unidentified soldier in Union captain's frock coat and officer's sash with sheathed sword and revolver

Half-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27530]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform

Quarter-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26930]

Unidentified sailor in Union uniform at American flag-draped table in front of painted backdrop showing Naval ship

Quarter-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26931]

Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform with artillery saber

Quarter-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26932]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with Company G 16th Regiment forage cap holding bayonet and musket

Quarter-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26933]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform and forage cap with bayoneted musket in front of painted backdrop showing military camp and American flag

Quarter-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26928]

Unidentified young sailor in Union uniform in front of painted backdrop showing waterfront with Monitor class warship

Quarter-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27533]

Unidentified young soldier in Union frock coat with bayoneted musket next to unidentified young girl standing on chair; probably siblings

Quarter-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27534]

Unidentified soldier in Union frock coat and forage cap with holstered revolver, bayonet scabbard, cap box, cartridge box, and bayoneted musket

Quarter-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27535]

Unidentified soldier in Union sack coat with holstered revolver and bayoneted musket

Quarter-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27536]

Unidentified soldier in Union frock coat and forage cap with bayonet scabbard and bayoneted musket

Quarter-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27537]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with cartridge and cap boxes standing with musket

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26936]

James McGrail in Union uniform with shoulder scales and eagle breast plate sitting with a musket and bayonet in scabbard

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26937]

Unidentified cavalry soldier in Union uniform with Hardee hat holding Model 1858 light cavalry saber

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26938]

Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform holding musket with Prescott revolver in belt

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26939]

Unidentified soldier in Union infantry uniform with shoulder scales holding Hardee hat with Company A insignia

Sixth-plate, hand-colored tintype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26940]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with dual revolvers and sword, wearing eyeglasses

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26941]

Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with eagle breast plate, cartridge box, and cap box holding musket with bayonet in scabbard

Sixth-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-26943]

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