Photo, Print, Drawing [Unidentified soldier in Union officer's uniform at Point Lookout, Tennessee, sitting with cavalry saber in hand and slouch hat resting beside him on a rock]

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[ digital file from original item, mat removed ]

About this Item

Title

  • [Unidentified soldier in Union officer's uniform at Point Lookout, Tennessee, sitting with cavalry saber in hand and slouch hat resting beside him on a rock]

Summary

  • Photo shows an officer who posed for the Linns, who left Ohio to photograph the Army of the Cumberland. In late 1863, after the battles of Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge, the pair set up a studio near Point Lookout. Here they photographed the western Union armies as they concentrated for an advance on Atlanta. (Source: Matthew R. Gross and Elizabeth T. Lewin, 2010)

Contributor Names

  • Linn, Royan M., photographer
  • Linn, James Birney, 1844-1922, photographer

Created / Published

  • [1863?]

Subject Headings

  • -  United States.--Army--People--1860-1870
  • -  Soldiers--Union--Tennessee--Lookout Mountain--1860-1870
  • -  Military uniforms--Union--1860-1870
  • -  Daggers & swords--1860-1870
  • -  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union--Tennessee--Lookout Mountain

Headings

  • Portrait photographs--1860-1870.
  • Tintypes--Hand-colored--1860-1870.

Genre

  • Portrait photographs--1860-1870
  • Tintypes--Hand-colored--1860-1870

Notes

  • -  Title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Case: Leather geometric.
  • -  Additional information in collections file.
  • -  Digital photo with mat removed by Mike O'Donnell.
  • -  Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105).
  • -  More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj
  • -  Purchased from: The Historical Shop, Metairie, La., 2008.
  • -  Exhibited: "The Last Full Measure : Civil War Photographs from the Liljenquist Family Collection" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2011.
  • -  pp/liljunion

Medium

  • 1 photograph : quarter-plate tintype, hand-colored ; 11.8 x 9.4 cm (case)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • AMB/TIN no. 2134 [P&P]

Source Collection

  • Ambrotype/Tintype filing series (Library of Congress) Liljenquist Family collection (Library of Congress)

Repository

Digital Id

  • ppmsca 36987 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.36987
  • ppmsca 26987 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.26987
  • ppss 00099 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppss.00099

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2010648878

Reproduction Number

  • LC-DIG-ppmsca-36987 (digital file from original, tonality adjusted) LC-DIG-ppmsca-26987 (digital file from original item)

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication.

Access Advisory

  • Use digital images. Original served by appointment only because material requires special handling. For more information see: (http:\\www.loc.gov\rr\print\info\617_apptonly.html)

Online Format

  • image

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  • Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
  • Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-36987 (digital file from original, tonality adjusted) LC-DIG-ppmsca-26987 (digital file from original item)
  • Call Number: AMB/TIN no. 2134 [P&P]
  • Access Advisory: Use digital images. Original served by appointment only because material requires special handling. For more information see: (http:\\www.loc.gov\rr\print\info\617_apptonly.html)

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Chicago citation style:

Linn, Royan M, and James Birney Linn, photographer. Unidentified soldier in Union officer's uniform at Point Lookout, Tennessee, sitting with cavalry saber in hand and slouch hat resting beside him on a rock. Lookout Mountain United States Tennessee, 1863. [?] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2010648878/.

APA citation style:

Linn, R. M. & Linn, J. B., photographer. (1863) Unidentified soldier in Union officer's uniform at Point Lookout, Tennessee, sitting with cavalry saber in hand and slouch hat resting beside him on a rock. Lookout Mountain United States Tennessee, 1863. [?] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2010648878/.

MLA citation style:

Linn, Royan M, and James Birney Linn, photographer. Unidentified soldier in Union officer's uniform at Point Lookout, Tennessee, sitting with cavalry saber in hand and slouch hat resting beside him on a rock. [?] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2010648878/>.