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Correct. The dark shade of the chevrons is also an indicator.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-215 Infantry Company on Parade · 17 Dec 2011 You

That's correct. From the light shade of the tube I presumed it to be bronze, i.e. a Napoleon.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-277 Battery (squad) on drill · 17 Dec 2011 You

That's what I thought. I'd love to see the insignia on his forage cap. A small hunting horn?

Spotlight: Reversed chevrons · 17 Dec 2011 You

I've heard that this is an eagle. Could it be Old Abe?

Spotlight: Some kind of bird of prey · 17 Dec 2011 You

I agree that the Springfield musket across the soldier's chest is probably a photographer's prop. The type of barrel bands would suggest that it is a Model 1863, not 1861.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-65 Dead Soldier in Trench, Petersburg. · 17 Aug 2011 You

Ruins in Charleston, SC.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-742 [Blank] · 05 Aug 2011 You

This smokestack was from the Confederate ram C.S.S. Virginia II.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-685 Smokestack perforated by shot · 05 Aug 2011 You

When the Union right wing collapsed at Chickamauga, The 44th Indiana was one of the regiments which, cut off from its brigade, joined General George Thomas in his successful…

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-658 Infantry company on parade · 05 Aug 2011 You

The hot shot that set Fort Sumter ablaze during the bombardment in April, 1861 that began the war may have come from this furnace.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-591 Furnace used for making red-hot shot... · 04 Aug 2011 You

The riverboat "Missionary" is towed upstream with supplies for Grant's men at Chattanooga, TN.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-590 The "Suck", Tennessee River · 04 Aug 2011 You

67th New York Infantry Regiment "1st Long Island Regiment" The 67th New York Infantry lost 5 officers and 96 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 officers and 75…

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-576 Camp of the 67th. N.Y. Inf · 04 Aug 2011 You

The bridge planks have been taken up to discourage passage by Confederate cavalry.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-568 Long Bridge, Washington, D.C. · 03 Aug 2011 You

Before starting her career as an ironclad gunboat, the Atlanta was the blockade runner, Fingal.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-421 Confederate Ram "Atlanta" (after her... · 24 Jul 2011 You

This is the encampment of the 110th Pennsylvania Infantry. The civilian in the photograph is not Horace Greeley.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-396 Camp Scene. Winter Quarters. · 23 Jul 2011 You

Fort Totten was about 1/2 mile from the Soldiers' Home, where President Abraham Lincoln relaxed during the summer months to escape the heat in Washington. These men may belong to…

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-376 Fort Totten, near Rock Creek Church,... · 21 Jul 2011 You

This is the U.S.S. Onondaga.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-368 Monitor on the James River, 1864-65 · 21 Jul 2011 You

This is a company of the 30th Pennsylvania Infantry.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-355 Company of Infantry on parade · 20 Jul 2011 You

This is the 1st Connecticut Light Artillery photographed at Fredericksburg, VA on May 2, 1863.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-314 Battery in action at Fredericksburg, Va · 20 Jul 2011 You

General Sedgwick, known as "Uncle John," to his troops, was shot and killed by a Confederate sharpshooter using a Whitworth rifle at a distance of about 500 yards. The highest…

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-233 Headquarters at Wilford House,... · 19 Jul 2011 You

The railroad ties will be burned. The resulting heat will bend the rails, making them useless.

Image, found in Brady Civil War Photos: B-200 Confederate Method of Destroying... · 16 Jul 2011 You