A Federal Cavalryman and His Dalmatian Carte de visite by L. Case of Champlain, N. A mustached cavalry private in full gear stands with his saber, while his trusty Dalmatian lay asleep on a blanket on the floor by his side.
Civil War-Title: Unidentified soldier from Kentucky in Confederate uniform with two revolvers. Medium: 1 photograph : sixth-plate ambrotype, hand-colored ; x cm (case) Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs;
Soldiers in the field maintained a strong sense of family by bonding with their fellow soldiers through common experience and background. Many senior officers went even further by appointing actual family members to their staff.
Confederate Ambrotype of North Carolina Brothers. circa the quarter plate image on clear glass is housed in a half case, its subjects being two Gantt Family brothers from Belwood in Cleveland County, North Carolina.