The best candidate seems to be an Uncle of James Robert Love (who commanded Thomas North Carolina Legion), Matthew Hale Love b1840 - 1906, a student from Waynesville, NC and was a 1st Sgt in Co L 16th (6th NCST) Regt NC Volunteers - and later became Capt of 2nd Co A (Indian Company) Thomas' North Carolina Legion. Matthew Hale Love lived until 1906 and it is possible that there are later images of him that can corroborate this ID. 8" X 10" tinted, whole-plate tintype photograph in a 13" X 14" original oval cherry wood Victorian-style frame.
The item "Civil War-Era Photograph of Corporal Matthew Hale Love, Thomas's Legions, NC" is in sale since Thursday, April 25, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "different_drummer" and is located in Black Mountain, North Carolina.This item can be shipped worldwide.