rare CDV of Confederate General Robert E. Lee
with a San Francisco, California, backmark.
This image is backmarked, "Wise & Prindle
Photographers, No. 417 Montgomery Street - San
Francisco". You just don't see many images
coming out of California during this era.--$350.
of three Civil War era images from the "Juda
Family" of central ILL. One of the images
is a C.D.V. of John Juda, who was a member of
Co. "C" - 45 Ill. Inf. The 45 Ill. was one
heck of a unit, and was at Fort Henry - Fort
Donelson, Shiloh - Corinth - Port Hudson -
Raymond - Champion's Hill - Big Black -
Vicksburg - Meridan - Kennesaw - Atlanta -
Jonesboro, - and Bentonville. A nice
little grouping for CHEAP !!!--$95. for all
nice group of four CDV's and one tintype from
the "Joy" family of Central Virginia. One
of the CDV's is labeled, "C. Joy, Army of
Northern Virginia - 1865". This image was
taken by "Clinedinst & Seaford of Staunton,
Virginia". We are unsure exactly who this
soldier is, but feel with some research, can be
established. For all five images--$125.
War Era, leather bound CDV photo album.
This album will hold 38 CDV's. It
remains in good, complete condition, but the
leather is separating some across the leather
back strap. The interior remains in nice
condition, and both brass clasps remain
intact. This would be excellent to hold
and display your Civil War CDV's in.--$79.
condition,"from life" bust view of "J. M.
Baruard"?? This image was taken by Case
& Getchell, Boston, Massachusetts. Most
of the images in the album where this one came
were members of the 4th Massachusetts Cavalry.
We were not able to locate him, but we were
unsure of the correct spelling of his name.
If anyone can locate him, please send me what
Company and Regiment.--$75.
view CDV of Jackson Kilpatrick. The image
is backmarked, "S. H. Colesworthy - 92 Exchange
St. Portland ME". We believe Jackson to
have been in the 28th Regiment Pennsylvania
clear "from life" CDV of Lt. J. H. Lathrop of
the 4th Massachusetts Cavalry. This
photo was taken by "Mrs. Stuart - 258
Washington Street - Boston". I don't
think I have ever seen a Civil War Era CDV
with the marking "Hair Jewelry made to
view C.D.V. of Federal General Philip Sheridan.
The image is backmarked "Joseph Ward - 125
Washington St. - Boston"--$95.
rare, "from life" CDV of a young Federal
Artilleryman with the Army of the Cumberland.
This image was taken at " T. M. Schuleier" at
Nashville, Tennessee. He is wearing a
red trimmed Artillery shell jacket, and his
crossed cannons hat pin can be barely seen on
the top of his kepi. It was likely taken
during the Franklin/Nashville campaign in
1864. It is interesting to note that on
the back of the image that the photographer
would also take "camp" images.--$125.SOLD*
standing view CDV of a young Indiana Volunteer
wearing a "Zouave" type shell jacket. The
jacket has "Zouave" type sleeve trim. The
image was taken by H. G. Fetter - Photographic
Gallery - Peru, Ind.--$95.
clear, "from life" CDV of Federal Major
General Alfred Pleasanton. His General
Stars are clearly visible. General
Pleasanton is best known for his being in
command of Union Cavalry forces at the Battle
standing view of Lt. C. C. Vance, Co. C, 9th
Regiment Ohio Volunteer Cavalry. It
appears this Federal Cavalry unit spent a good
deal of time in East Tennessee and Southwest
Virginia. Later in the war, the 9th Ohio
Volunteer Cavalry participated with General
Sherman in the "March to the Sea" and was with
the Federal Army for the surrender in
Greensboro, North Carolina.--$175.
clear, full-standing pose of Col. Charles
Griswold of the 56th Massachusetts Volunteer
Infantry. Col. Griswold was KIA during
the Battle of the Wilderness. He was
shot in the neck while rallying his troops.
Col. Griswold is buried in Mount Auburn
Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts.--$195.
nice condition, small 1/9th plate size,
red/brown "genuine improved Union Case - S. Peck
& Co. Manufacturers". If you have a
"exceptionally nice 1/9th plate tintype or
ambro.", here is your chance to pick up a very
nice case for it.--$150.
rare "gem size" tintype of Homer E. Stone of
Co. B, 4th Massachusetts Cavalry. He
enlisted 1-27-1864 and was fatally wounded at
Broadway Landing, Virginia, on July 24, 1864.
The poor guy was only in service a few
clear CDV of Civil War musician, Frank H.
Emerson, from Brattleboro, Vermont, and a member
of Co. H, 7th Vermont Infantry. The image
was taken by "C. L. Howe - Union Block -
plate tintype of a seated Federal soldier.
He is wearing a 4-button sack coat and a
Patriotic scene can be seen behind him.
This image was purchased years ago from a
Central Ohio estate sale, so it is very likely
that he is an Ohio Volunteer Infantry soldier.
The image remains clear, but is slightly darker
rare bust view CDV image of Confederate General
Sterling Price. General Price served with
distinction in numerous Trans-Mississippi
Battles. This image has a crisp "Anthony
of New York" backmark.--$275.
nice cased pair of Civil War 1/9th plate images.
One image is an ambrotype of a young, Federal
Infantry soldier wearing 9-button, Federal
Enlistedman's frock coat. The second image
is an older gentleman that we think to likely be
his father. The images were purchased
years ago from a Central Ohio estate sale.
Case and both images--$250.
beautiful condition, 1/9th plate, molded
thermoplastic image case. This case has
the very ornate outer cover with the Eagle
perched atop of the Constitution and
surrounded by stars with the American Shield
above. It is dated 1857 and is maker
marked, "Littlefield, Parsons, & Co. -
Manufacturers of Daguerreotype Cases".
This will be perfect if you have a super nice
1/9th plate image needing a case.--$195.
rare, nice clear, 1/9th plate, fully cased
tintype of Confederate Cavalryman, J. C. Gibson,
of the 8th Confederate Cavalry Regiment.
He is wearing a Richmond Depot style butternut
jacket with shoulder tabs and single breast
pocket. The 8th Confederate Cavalry was
very active in the Western Theater of the Civil
War. They were camped here in Middle
Tennessee near Middleton, Tennessee, when their
camp was raided by Wilson's Federal Cavalry in
March of 1863. I was fortunate to recover
an excellent, solid cast, Army of Tennessee, CS
round corner buckle from this camp and also a
nice egg-shaped CS oval. This is a very
nice little Rebel image. A Regimental
History of the 8th Confederate Cavalry is
included with the image, and J.C. Gibson is
listed on page 162.--$695.SOLD
rare, large 1/4th plate, fully cased, outdoor
multi-subject ambrotype. In this image,
you can see eight adults, one horse and
bridle, and two children. Two of the
adults appear to have on military coats, and
four of the adults have on tall, "stove pipe"
hats. There are buildings and a fence in
the background. This is a very cool
image considering the number of subjects being
outside and containing a horse in
rare, 1/6th plate, fully cased tintype of a
New York Zouave wearing his red cap with
tassel. He is also wearing a 4-button
Union sack coat. The image is cased in a
scarce, molded thermoplastic "S. Peck & Co."
improved "Union" case with an intricate
military motif. The image is somewhat
dark but you can clearly see the subject.
The case is in very nice condition except does
have one piece approximately 1 1/2 inch
missing along one edge. I do have a
contact for restoring this break if wanted.
This is both an image and a case that you
clear 1/6th plate fully cased tintype of a
Federal soldier wearing his kepi and also his
Federal enlistedman's 9-button frock coat.
The image is cased in a Patented "Union"
red-brown Thermoplastic case.--$350.
condition, "from life", CDV image of
Confederate General Benjamin Franklin
Cheatham. General Cheatham was a Western
Theater Army of Tennessee Commander for most
of the war.--$195.
pretty fully cased 1/9th plate tintype of a
young Federal enlistedman. The soldier
is wearing a regulation 9 - Button Federal
.Enlistedman's frock coat. The case is
in really nice condition, and the image is
very clear without even one little rust spot.
First class image.--$150.
nice condition from life CDV of Federal General
William Sherman. This CDV is backmarked,
"New York Photographic Co. - No. 458 Broadway -
New York". It has a nice condition revenue
stamp intact on the reverse.--$75.
view from life CDV of a Union Officer.
He is wearing a single-breasted Officer's
frock coat, and his rank strap looks to be a
Lieutenant. The image is backmarked, "J.
B. Young's Photographic Gallery - 231
Baltimore St. Cor. of Charles" (we assume this
means at the corner of Charles and Baltimore
condition CDV of President Lincoln and his son
"Thaddeus" (Tad). Nice crisp
standing view CDV of a Federal officer wearing
a double breasted Federal Officer frock coat.
He has his kepi in his hand with an embroided
"infantry bugle", and has a regimental "6" in
the hat pin loop. This is a real nice
cased, 1/6th plate tintype of a Union
Corporal. He is wearing an enlisted
man's blue frock coat with his two Corporal
Stripes visible. This is a seated pose
wearing his kepi, and his Smith and Wesson .22
cal. revolver is visible in his vest pocket.
The clear glass outside cover has an old crack
across it. It would be a very simple
matter to replace the piece of glass.--$275.
beautiful 1/6th plate tintype of two seated
Federal soldiers, both wearing Infantry frock
coats and regulation blue trousers. One
of the men has his kepi resting in his lap.
This image remains crystal clear and is housed
in an extremely ornate patriotic black gutta
percha case. The case has an Eagle in
the center with wings outspread by an American
Flag and also a shield and a cannon with
cannon balls. This style patriotic case
is very rare to find.--$395.
rare, from life, bust view of Confederate
President Jeff Davis. The CDV remains in
crisp, clear, fully cased 1/6th plate tintype of
a standing Federal infantryman with everything
needed to march off to battle. This is a
full standing view wearing an enlistedman's
frock coat, his 3-band musket with bayonet at
his side, his full belt rig, and cross belt with
breastplate, and has his kepi on. This
image is first class !!--$425.
rare, fully cased, 1/4 plate ambrotype of two
seated Confederate Cavalrymen. One has a
Colt Army across his chest, and the other has
a Colt Pocket model across his chest.
Both are wearing bow ties and high top Cavalry
boots and spurs.--$1,150.
photographic estate of Lt. Dan McConnell of the
99th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. In this
grouping is a crystal clear, fully cased, 1/6th
plate tintype of Lt. McConnell. This is a
bust view, seated waist up, showing his frock
coat, shoulder straps, and kepi with French Horn
Infantry hat insignia. Together with
excellent military photograph of Lt. McConnell,
there is additionally a fully cased 1/9th plate
ambrotype of Lt. McConnell in civilian clothing.
In addition to these pictures is a half-cased
ambrotype of Lt. McConnell in civilian clothing
with his wife. Also, there is a 1/6th
plate ambrotype of Lt. McConnell's mother in a
half-case. In addition, there is a 1/9th
plate ambrotype of a baby which we assume to be
his child. The 99th Ohio served all
through Tennessee being at Stones River,
Chickamauga, the drive toward Atlanta, and the
Battles of Franklin and Nashville. I
purchased this group directly out of the family
just days ago.--$495. for the entire five
folding silver "book" that has two gem size
images inside. I believe both images to be
of Civil War Generals, and although they have a
familiar look, I cannot place their name.
A little help would sure be appreciated.
The small case itself appears to be solid
1/6th Plate tintype of seated Union
Infantryman. He is wearing a 9-button Federal enlistedman's frock coat...coat is
open showing his military vest beneath ...this photo is in nice condition and quite
clear -it is unfortunately a little bit dark however. $125.
rare, 1/6th plate, ruby ambrotype of an armed
Confederate soldier. This image came out
of a local Tennessee estate, and the soldier
is holding a Colt Pocket Model revolver across
his chest. He is wearing an early war
"roller buckle" style Confederate belt rig.
There is writing done with a pin knife in the
upper left corner of the image. It
appears to likely be a name, but we are unable
to decipher it. This would be a fine
Confederate image to add to any CS image
War Era CDV (Carte De Viste) of General George
B. McClellan and wife. This is a "from
rare "BRADY" image of Gen. Tom Thumb wedding.
The image remains in beautiful condition and is
dated "1863". I have in the past seen this
"Brady" image priced at $150. and more.--$125.
condition CDV of Confederate General Pierre
Gustave Toutant Beauregard. This image is
backmarked, "E. & H.T. Anthony - New
odd Civil War Era CDV of General William
Sherman. In this CDV, the photographer
took a picture of a Sherman image with the
matting around the picture. This CDV is
actually a war date, published "picture of a
condition, Civil War date CDV of Confederate
Lieutenant General Simon Boliver Buckner.
This image was produced by "E. & H. T. Anthony,
rare, Civil War date CDV picturing over 50
Confederate Generals with each numbered and
identified. The image remains in
condition, 1/6th plate tintype of a pair of
Union soldiers, both fully equipped with frock
coat, kepi, belt rig, cross belt plate, and
musket with bayonet. The two images are
cased in an excellent condition, full
thermoplastic display case. This is a
first class image with nice clarity and with
both subjects having a musket.--$425.SOLD
clear tintype of a Federal Infantry soldier
with his Springfield musket with bayonet
across his chest and his colt revolver stuck
behind his US belt buckle. The soldier's
cross belt with Eagle breast plate is also
clearly visible. The image is housed in
a 1/2 hard case just as it came out of the
breathtakingly beautiful, matted and framed
portrait of Confederate General Nathan Bedford
Forrest. This framed print overall
measures 30 inches by 36 inches and is framed
using acid-free matting and light filtering
glass. The framing job alone on this print
costs almost $400. Here is a super deal,
BUT, you will need to pick it up here, because
it is some-kinda big. The print itself was
published in 1973 by the SCV.--$350.
nice condition, 6 1/2 inch by 4 1/4 inch albumin
photograph of James H. Clanton taken by Moyston
of Memphis, Tennessee. On the reverse of
the photograph, in very old period writing is,
"James H. (Holt) Clanton - Lawyer - CSA Soldier
- January 8, 1827 - September 27, 1871 - Killed
in a gun fight on the street of the Lamar House
Hotel - Knoxville, Tennessee, by a Yankee - A.
Clanton." We are unsure which James H.
Clanton it is in the records as there are about
three that served. I have no doubt that
with some diligent research this mystery can be
solved and likely with additional
stereo card of Mt. Vernon (home of President
George Washington) photographed by Gardner of
Washington, D.C. The image has a
pleasing, yellowing, aged tone but remains
complete and in good condition.--$48.
corner CDV of Private Ira C. Denise of Co. B,
10th Regiment, New York Infantry.
Private Denise was in the Army 1861, 1862, and
until May of 1863 and saw numerous battles
including Malvern Hill, Bull Run,
Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsville.
The image is backmarked, "Photographed BY
MOSES, 13 E. State Street, Trenton,
nice condition, seated view CDV of Private
William J. Bodell of Co. D, 66th New York
Volunteer Infantry. This is an excellent
photo, signed on the reverse with a nice clear
"BRADY'S PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO" mark.--$95.
pretty GAR grouping out of Crawford County,
Illinois. This grouping consists of a
GAR pin remaining in perfect condition, a
ribbon for the 1911, 31st Annual Reunion of
the Crawford County Veteran Association, and a
CDV of the owner wearing a GAR hat. We
unfortunately do not know the soldier's name,
but this is a really nice, out of the bushes,
GAR grouping.--$55. for all.
clear CDV of Federal General William
Rosecrans. This image is particularly
relevant here at Stones River in that General
Rosecrans commanded the Federal forces here at
the Battles of Stones River. His CDV is
one that you do not encounter as often as many
of the others.--$95.
bust shot image of a Federal Officer (likely
from Kentucky) taken at "J. C. Elrod's Gallery
- 409 Main Street - Louisville, KY."
This is a Kentucky photographer that you
attractive bust shot C.D.V. of Confederate
General Joseph E. Johnston, C.S.A. This
image has a plain reverse with no
photographer's stamp. It's a good solid
attractive and quite rare to find in complete
condition, 1/9th plate, ornate black
thermoplastic photograph case. This is
an "Improved Union Case" by "S. Peck &
Company". The case comes complete with
patriotic brass matting and glass. The
brass matting bears the logo, "The Union Now
plate, fully cased, Ambrotype of a Union
soldier. He is seated and wearing a
9-button frock coat. The image remains
in nice condition with good clarity and hardly
any flaking at all.--$150.
clear, full standing pose CDV of Private David
B. Parsels of Co. F, 107th Regiment, New York
Volunteer Infantry. This photograph was
taken by J. E. Canfield and appears to be an
early war photograph.--$75.
of Civil War Era Victorian Age ladies in
classic 1850 - 1860 "off-shoulder" gowns.
I believe that these two ladies are likely
sisters in that they have similar facial
traits. Both gowns are exquisite.
One of the images is backmarked, "J.W. Molton
- Artist - 214 Essex St. - Salem, Mass".
The other is backmarked, "C. Seaver, Jr. -
Photographer - 27 Tremont Rd. - Boston".--BOTH
nice condition CDV with waist-up pose of
Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard.
This CDV has a quite rare "Brady's National
Portrait Gallery" backmark.--$195.
of four Civil War/Victorian Era ladies.
Three of the four pictures are ambrotypes, two
of which are ruby. There is one tintype.
These images go from a young five-year-old
girl to a 30-ish lady, and then to two elderly
ladies. I find the style of their
clothing very interesting. All four
stereo card of a "Rice - Raft" with black
plantation hands floating rice straw down the
creek headed for Charleston. Rice and
rice straw was one of South Carolina's most
valuable productions during the Civil War Era.
For over 200 years, there have been prolific
rice fields all along the low land reaches of
clear, wartime CDV of Confederate General P.
G. T. Beauregard. This image has the
rare backmark of "G. W. Minnis - Photographic
Gallery - Richmond VA".--$195.
out of a Pennsylvania estate sale, crisp,
clear CDV of a Federal Lieutenant in a Civil
War Era, die stamped, black paper lacquered
pretty little lady's locket that is shaped like
a bible and actually opens up and has
Rare stereo card of a "Rice - Raft" with
black plantation hands floating rice straw
down the creek headed for Charleston.
Rice and rice straw wase are tintypes of George Washington - Grant
- Scott - and McClellan. The back cover of
the locket is not present. I only get one
of these little book lockets about every couple
years. This little locket displays
beautifully opened up to the pictures
plate, ambrotype of two seated Union soldiers
that look to likely be brothers. One is
wearing a standard kepi, and the other is
wearing an earlier Mexican War era hat.
The image is out of an Ohio estate and remains
nice and clear.--$150.
rare "From Life" CDV of Confederate Brigadier
General Humphrey Marshall. General
Marshall was from Kentucky and was very active
during the Civil War Era, both militarily and
plate, tintype of a double-armed, young Union
Infantry soldier. He is wearing his US
beltrig with a sideknife stuck behind his belt
and his Springfield musket at his side.
This image is in a 1/2 hard case and has very
good content, but is unfortunately darker than
we would like for it to be. Even though
somewhat dark, it is still a very nice
plate tintype of a fully equipped, Federal
Infantry Enlistedman. This is a standing
view wearing a 9-button frock coat with US
beltrig and cartridge box at his side.
His musket with bayonet stands in front of
him. The photograph is taken in front of
a patriotic backdrop with tents, canons, and
flags. The photograph is housed in a 1/2
hard case and remains in good stable condition
with no flaking at all. The only
negative is the image is unfortunately darker
than what would be ideal. Even though
dark, the image has great content and would be
a nice addition to a collection.--$175.
rare "From Life" Anthony CDV of Confederate
General Sterling Price. The image is a
bit faded and has been trimmed to fit a 1/6th
plate hard case. It may not be in
perfect condition, but it is definitely one
that is hard to come by.--$150.
rare to find "from life" C.D.V. of
Confederate General Gideon Johnson Pillow.
Well known for surrendering Fort Donelson to
plate, fully cased ambrotype of a young
Union Private. The image has some
fading, but in good light, is all completely
visible. In the back of the case is
written "August 10, 1862, age 23".
This is a seated pose, and he is wearing an
enlisted man's 9 - button frock coat and
also his kepi.--$150.
cased, 1/9th plate, tintype of a young
Federal Soldier. This is a bust view,
and he is wearing an early war style
condition original "Carbon Studio" albumin
of Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard.
The image measures 4" by 6" and was
published by "M. Miley and Son - Lexington,
VA (Michael Miley)." It remains in
absolutely perfect condition.--$295.
War Era CDV of Benjamin Gratz Brown.
B. Gratz Brown was a well known Civil War
Era legislator from Missouri. Brown is
most well known for his extreme - near
radical anti-slavery position. A
rather scarce CDV to find.--$48.
of Federal General Jas. Shields.--$48.
cased 1/6th plate tintype of a young Federal
Corporal. This is a seated outside
camp view with his Corporal stripes clearly
visible. The case is a very cool Union
Patriotic with the eagle and shield on both
less than "Drop Dead" mint
beautiful 1/9th plate gutta percha "S.
Peck & Co. - Improved Union
Case". If you have a killer 1/9th
plate image - Here is a case worthy of
rare hanging style ornate gutta-percha case
for a 1/6th plate tintype or ambrotype.
It is an "Improved UNION CASE"
with an "1859" patent date.
When this case came out of the estate sale
some of the corners were chipped, and I have
had them professionally restored. Perfect for your "extra nice
nice condition "E. & H. T. Anthony" backmark C.D.V. of "Maj. Gen. J.
clear Civil War era C.D.V. of "Little Mac" and his wife.--$85.
cased 1/6th plate tintype of a standing Federal Cavalry Trooper. He
is wearing his kepi, his Model 1851 sword belt rig, and has
his cavalry saber standing right in front of him. Nothing really
fancy about this guy - Just your typical Federal Cavalry Trooper ready to
clear "from life" full standing pose of a young Massachusetts cavalryman.
Crisp backmark of "AB'M Fisher - Photographer - 89 Washington St. -
of 5 CDVs and one tintype. This grouping includes two Civil War
soldiers - two Civil War era clergy - and two Span-Am. War
soldiers. There are a variety of different backmarks including a
rare San Francisco, Cal. one.--$175. for the entire collection - That's
less than $30. per image.
and tough to come by 1973 print of General Nathan Bedford Forrest that
was done by the Sons of Confederate Veterans over 30 years ago.
The print is BIG measuring 24 inches by 30 inches before framing and is
absolutely breathtaking once it's matted and framed. I seldom get
these in anymore.--$89.
plate ambrotype of a young Union soldier seated with who I
would guess to be his younger brother from his look and his
age. Both are seated, and the soldier is wearing a
frock coat and his kepi. The photo has nice clarity
but is not in a case.--$115.
engraving of Commodore Nutt and Minnie Warren.--$45.
view CDV of a salty old Union veteran. This old fellow looks
serious enough to have seen it all.--$50.
vintage CDV of a young Union musician. The musician's lyre is
clearly visible on his cap. There is a light crease from an old
bend across the top of the photo.--$50.