A portrait of Henry Honscheidt with a mustache and his eyebrows bridge his nose. He has dark curly hair parted on his right. Honscheidt is wearing a black suit, vest, and bowtie with a white collared shirt. There is a Masonic pin on his lapel.
The label on the backing reads: " Henry Honscheidt, 1835-1874, Capt. Co. "A." Ill. Inf. 1863. Sheriff McLean Co."