Thursday, June 11, 2015
Hand-Colored Ambrotype Portrait of Confederate Officers Colonel Robert D. Lilley and Major James Templeton (1861)
Hand-colored ambrotype portrait of Confederate officers Colonel Robert D. Lilley (left) and Major James Templeton, c. 1861. Lilley served with the Lee Rifles, a militia unit which became Company C of the 25th Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment, and was later promoted to Brigadier General during the war. Templeton served as a surgeon in the Army of Northern Virginia.