The Garibaldi Guards were formed in April of 1865. Hand tinted image of soldier holding the Italian flag.
The Garibaldi Guards of San Francisco, were formed in April of 1865. Hand tinted image of soldier holding the Italian flag, and his rifled musket with bayonet. A mention of the formation of this unit was found in the Sacramento Union.
Hand tinted shows a uniform consisting of a double breasted shirt of red wool, medium blue trousers, and a red forage cap.
The photographer is H. Olsen, Washington St., San Francisco.
From the Michael McAfee Collection.