Sixth plate ruby ambrotype of older gentleman. Presumed to be civilian but there is a possibility he was serving with the military. Dressed in a heavy button up blouse and wool trousers common to serving troops. He does sport a baby US waist belt. Interesting to note that he is missing two fingers on the hand. Perhaps recovering from a wound received in battle. A lanyard hangs from the neck which is most likely attached to a pocket watch. Soldier or civilian. I’ll leave that up to you to decide.