Lot of three original sixth-plate (1/6) tintypes. Soldier with gold painted belt buckle and ring identified as "Will Dunn, John's brother"; second photo of the same man wearing a hat... Looks to have been taken on the same day, though his ring is on a different finger; third photo of a young woman, identified as, "Lucinda James Dunn (later Shockley)". Based on the names I was able to research the family. Lucinda (AKA Lucindy/Lucenda) James was born in Missouri and married one of the Dunn brothers, Gifford AKA Guilford /Griffin/Will?Dunn in Missouri in 1864. She married Gideon Shockley in 1875, so Dunn was likely dead by then. I don't know if "Will" = Gifford.. Maybe a nickname or middle name?
The Dunn family was from Georgia originally but lived in Arkansas at the outbreak of the war.. So I would think he fought for Arkansas, but possibly Missouri. Tintypes are in very nice condition as a whole, particularly the one of Will in his hat. The one in uniform has some mat abrasions, as shown. The thermoplastic cases have some damage; Lucinda's is missing a top rail on the left side.
Rare unusual history beard confederate preacher armed southern union military photography photograph 1860s soldier picture antique vintage 1800s. The item "1860s Tintypes ID'd Civil War Soldier & Wife Missouri or Arkansas Confederate" is in sale since Sunday, May 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\Tintypes". The seller is "jack_mord" and is located in Woodinville, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States.