This Texan volunteer wears a battle shirt with brass ball buttons. His ammunition is carried in a hunting pouch on his right hip - the left, in this reversed image. It has a powder horn and measure, and the sling, with an unusually wide shoulder piece, carries a sheathed dirk. He holds a shotgun, and a New Model M1855 Colt Pocket revolver - the Root Patent Colt. (Research Division, Oklahoma Historical Society)
Union Army occupies Alexandria, LA. May 1863 Shows the Union Army marching down Front Street in May of 1863. This is just before they burned the city, destroying the Court House and all records from before the Civil War.