: This is a tintype portrait of a man wearing a suit and resting his right hand on a pillar with a vase of flowers, standing in front of a hanging backdrop. The man pictured is possibly Major Martin R. Delany, an American Civil War soldier who recruited African Americans for the draft in Ohio, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. View on Ohio Memory.
: NAM_SC24_TintypeImageofWhatispossiblyMartinDelany Subjects
: African American soldiers; Civil War 1861-1865; Military Ohio; Portrait photography Places
: Major Martin R. Delany portrait