A. F. Stevenson, Union officer

Title

A. F. Stevenson, Union officer

Description

Sepia-toned portrait of a young man with light hair, combed back, wearing the uniform of a junior officer in the Union Army during the Civil War. His long frock coat has a single row of buttons and shoulder boards, and he wears both a belt and a sash at the waist. There is a single stripe down the leg of his dark pants. He holds a forage cap in one hand and stands in front of a soft, romantic rural backdrop. This photo was included in a collection donated by a Forest Grove resident, Ruby Bamford. The Bamford family was from England, but lived in Illinois during the Civil War. They settled in the Gales Creek area in the early 1880s. It is not known whether the photos belonged to the Bamfords or to Mrs. Bamford's natal family before their donation. See WCMpic_015180, WCMpic_015185, WCMpic_015186, WCMpic_015188, WCMpic_015191, WCMpic_015192, WCMpic_015194, WCMpic_015196, WCMpic_015198, WCMpic_015201, and WCMpic_015200 for other images from this collection.
[front] [ink] Yours as ever. A. F. Stevenson. [back] [stamp] C. C. Giers' Photograph Gallery, Cor. Square and Deadrick St., Nashville, Tenn.

Date Created

circa 1862-1864

Medium

cartes-de-visite

Language

English

Identifier

WCMpic_015187

Rights

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Collection