This NYSM Vol is wearing a gray frock, with early style eagle plate on belt.
CDV – Unidentified 55th New York. He is wearing a gray frock coat with very narrow shoulder tabs. Note the early pattern eagle plate on the waist belt with saber bayonet. Mike McAfee identified him as NY State Militia Vols.
Photographed by Charles D. Fredricks, New York.
Michael McAfee Collection.