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Faces of the Civil War

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70 portrist of soldiers from both sides of the war are available in a slideshow on CBS News

"In remembrance of the Union and Confederate soldiers who served in the American Civil War, the Liljenquist Family donated their rare collection of over 700 ambrotype and tintype photographs to the Library of Congress. Most of the people and photographers are unidentified. If you recognize a face from your family, a regiment, or a photographer's painted studio backdrop, e-mail the Library of Congress at mylocfeedback@loc.gov. "


 

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