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The COLLIER Brothers

Two Very Rare Photographs of Brothers During the Mexican War!

These photographs show the difference between "Dress Uniforms" (left) and "Field Uniforms" (right) of soldiers from Tennessee during the 1840s.

(1st Major) Vines Lucas "Luke" Collier Jr. (1822-1900) of the 56th Regiment, Tennessee Militia

(1st Lieut.) Thomas Whitfield Collier (1823-1873) of Company I, First Tennessee Infantry

(Lieut. Col.) Samuel Read Anderson (1804-1883) of the First Tennessee Infantry. He later became Brigadier General in 1861, in the army of the Confederate States.

Another example of a "Dress Uniform"