Confederate Soldier in Confederate captain’s frock coat and hat.
Photograph shows identified soldier, Jesse S. Barnes, a Confederate captain who was killed on May 31, 1862, at Seven Pines, Virginia. (Source: Bryan Watson, Flickr Commons project, 2011)
Title devised by Library staff. Story of his photo being identified here: http://notednotes.wordpress.com/2011/04/19/a-name-recovered-from-history-piecing-together-clues-collector-identifies-fallen-soldier-in-liljenquist-collection/
Quarter-plate, hand-colored ambrotype. Liljenquist Family Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
[Digital ID # ppmsca-27170]