Civil War Sixth Plate Ambrotype of Three Soldiers, Including a Drummer and Two Armed with Muskets
Sixth plate ruby ambrotype of three Union soldiers standing together for a studio portrait, each dressed in full uniform. Two of the soldiers hold 1861 muskets with bayonets attached, and have bayonets tucked into their belts. Cartridge boxes also hang from their belts. The third subject, a younger soldier, stands with a large drum hanging from a strap around his neck and holds a drumstick in each hand. Housed in full geometric/scroll Union case.
A nice, clear image with few surface scratches, housed in full case in very good condition.