1/4th plate, glass ambrotype of a full standing
view Federal Infantry soldier. He is
wearing a 9-button Enlisted man's frock coat,
kepi, US beltrig with cross belt and breastplate
and has his Springfield musket standing
alongside with bayonet in place. The image
has good clarity but is flaking just a little
bit in a couple of places. Although the
image isn't in a case, it has full brass matting
and glass ready to go into a hard-image
1/4th plate tintype of a full-standing pose
Union soldier. He is wearing a "4-button
sack coat". The photo has good clarity and
remains quite stable with practically no
emulsion flaking at all.--Only $125.
clear, war date, Brady/Anthony New York CDV of
Federal Major General Nathaniel P. Banks.
Brady images are among the more sought after
Civil War photographers.--$95.
rare, but unfortunately quite faded, "S.
Anderson - New Orleans" CDV of Confederate
Cavalry General John Hunt Morgan. This is
a really hard one to get and very unfortunate
that it is so faded, but on the bright side -
attractive, Civil War Era "Brady's
Photographic Gallery - New York" CDV of a
gentleman identified as "Uncle Robert Norton
of Beaufort, SC". We believe this to be
Dr. Alexander Robert Norton who was in
Beaufort, South Carolina, at this point in
time. Dr. Norton lived from 1812 until
1888. He had five sons in the
Confederate Army and was himself a surgeon in
the Confederate Army. He is buried in
Laurel Grove Cemetery in Savannah,
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.
War Era CDV of Private John W. Archer of 1st
Regiment, Co. B, New Jersey Infantry.
This photograph was taken by Wenderoth and
Taylor, Philadelphia, and has a 2 cent revenue
tax stamp on the reverse. This is a full
Civil War CDV of Confederate General P. G. T.
Beauregard. It is an "E. & H. T.
Anthony" Photographic Studio, New York image.
This CDV remains in nice condition and is
signed, but we are unsure if it is indeed
General Beauregard's signature or not.
The signature is positively written in era-old
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.
standing pose CDV of Private George Nash of
Co. B, 12th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry.
Private Nash was KIA at Cedar Creek, Virginia,
in January of 1864.--$75.
of Confederate Major General Albert Sidney
Johnston. General Johnston was KIA at
Shiloh in 1862.--$89.
attractive, 6 inch by 9 inch, albumin image of a
Federal Lieutenant standing with full equipment
in front of a tent scene. This image
remains framed in the original, antique oval
frame that it was in when it came out of the New
York estate. The image has some fading due
to light, but everything remains completely
clear enough to see and recognize.--$250.
rare, 3-piece grouping pertaining to
Confederate General Albert Gallatin Jenkins.
Confederate General Jenkins fought in several
battles, including Gettysburg, and was
eventually seriously wounded at the Battle of
Cloyd's Mountain, and died shortly afterward
following an arm amputation by Union surgeons.
This grouping contains an original, war-date
CDV of CS General A. G. Jenkins, a 1930 era
photograph of his ornate tombstone in Pulaski
County, Virginia, and a written memorial in
old brown quill ink. The entire
1/6th plate tintype of a seated Union infantry
sergeant mounted in a full hard case. He is wearing a 9-button blue trimmed
enlistedman's infantry frock coat with his sergeant stripes
clearly visible. He is also wearing his
regulation U. S. belt rig, but his U.S. buckle has
been gilted. The photo has nice clarity with only a
few tiny aging lines.--$195.
plate, Ambrotype of a seated, Union Corporal
wearing an Enlistedman's 9-button frock coat.
The image has good clarity but is just a
little bit darker than what would be
condition, excavated, brass matting for a 1/6th
plate ambrotype or tintype. This matting
was recovered by Wayne Tucker from a Confederate
camp located near Mobile, Alabama. We have
displayed the matting with a photo of Gen. N. B.
Forrest housed in a glass display case.--$35.
to find, CDV of Gen. William T. Sherman with
"C.G. BRUCE & PRESTON - AUTHORIZED ARMY AND NAVY
WAR CLAIM AGENTS" on the reverse of the card.
Various businesses during the Civil War and
immediately following paid to have their
advertisements on the reverse of famous Civil
War personality CDV's. This example
remains in very nice, complete condition.--$55.
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
pretty condition original Civil War era
leather bound C.D.V. album. The leather
bound album itself remains in nice condition
and has a tuck flap much like a diary of the
Civil War period. The album contains 20
images with about 7 or 8 Civil War era
military. This would be a fine addition
to any Civil War collection.--$350.
(Which is only $15. per image and $50. for the
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
nice condition, fully cased, ruby ambrotype of
James Ewing Thompson who lived from February
2, 1820, to July 1907. During the Civil
War, James Thompson served as a courier for
Confederate General John Cabell Breckenridge.
This image was purchased from a family estate
sale in Swoop, Virginia, in 1998.--$295.
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
of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, fresh
out of a Winchester, Virginia estate.
This is a shoulder and head view with his
three General's stars clearly visible.
The image has no backmark.--$295.
rare to find, a full length seated view of a
Confederate soldier. The image has nice
clarity and is out of a Maryville, Tennessee
clear, full standing view of Private Charles
Sowles of the 6th Michigan Artillery (Heavy
Artillery) - Co. H. This unit spent the
majority of their service at Port Hudson, New
Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Spanish Fort.--$75.SOLD
condition, empty, original 1860 era, C.D.V.
photograph album which will hold 50 C.D.V.'s.
This album would be perfect to display your
Civil War Era C.D.V. collection in.--$65.
clear, Civil War date CDV of Confederate
President, Jefferson Davis. This is a
head and shoulders view without
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.
rare original Civil War era C.D.V. of
Confederate Gen. J. E. B. Stuart.--$225.
rare, young Mexican War Era, General Robert E.
Lee. This is a nice, crisp image with a
"Charles D. Fredericks & Co. - New York"
fully cased, 1/4 plate tintype of a young
Federal Infantryman wearing a 4-button sack
coat and US belt and buckle rig. The
image has a patriotic backdrop with a red,
white, and blue tinted American flag flying.
The original case remains in nice
rare, "Brady" CDV of Confederate General John
B. Floyd. General Floyd had very little
military experience and is credited for
dumping the command at Ft. Donelson on General
Buckner for surrender. This is a
Confederate CDV that you do not often see
offered for sale.--$150.
rare display including the "Maid of Honor"
ribbon for the 1924 UCV Reunion in Memphis,
Tennessee, for the Eastern Division of the
United Confederate Veterans. This ribbon
was purchased out of the Bradley/Forrest
estate in Memphis, Tennessee, around 1970, and
with the ribbon is an ambrotype of a Civil War
Era lady holding what appears to be a Bible.
This display is going to be an exciting
research project for someone. We believe
this young lady could possibly be Marguerite
Toutant Beauregard of New Orleans, Louisiana,
who was the Chief Maid of Honor at this
reunion. Who is up for this research
plate, fully cased tintype of a young, Federal
Private. This is a bust view, and he is
wearing a 9-button Enlistedman's frock coat.
The image has good clarity and is not flaking at
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 4 tiny
little gem size tintypes on the pages inside.
There 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.
scarce "From Life" C.D.V. of Confederate
General John C. Breckinridge. General
Breckinridge was a past Vice President of
the United States from the State of
Kentucky. During the Civil War,
General Breckinridge was assigned to the
Army of Tennessee under Confederate General
Braxton Bragg. General Bragg accused
General Breckinridge of being in a drunken
state at the Battles of Stones River and
Missionary Ridge and thereby contributing to
Confederate defeats at these sites.
This is a Brady-New York image.--$195.
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.
size 1/9th plate tintype of a young Federal
soldier. He is seated and wearing a
Regulation Federal Enlistedman's Frock coat.
The image is housed in a 1/2 hard
cased, 1/9th plate, tintype of a young
Federal Soldier. This is a bust view,
and he is wearing an early war style
standing view of a Federal Cavalry officer
wearing his nine button officer's frock coat
with Lieutenant shoulder straps, a Model
1851 cast brass Eagle sword belt rig, and
his maroon officer's sash is visible at his
side. In addition, he has a Model 1860
Light Cavalry saber cradled in his arm.
This is a quite large 1/4 plate image in a
1/2 hard case. There are a couple
small scuff marks on the image, but it is in
overall good condition. It is really
hard to find a big 1/4 plate armed Cavalry
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.
horizontal shot C.D.V. of Gen. Grant with
his entire family.--$65.SOLD
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
this image weren't so dark - It would be a
BIG DOLLAR image. It is a 1/9th plate
tintype of a Federal BUGLER with his Bugle
in his hand. He is wearing a 9-button
Federal enlistedman's frock coat, and is
holding his bugle in his hand. You can
easily see the bugle, but the image is,
unfortunately, quite dark. Great
content, but because it is so dark - priced
to virtually give away.--$195.SOLD
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.
plate tintype of a young Union private. This photo is
in a half case, and the young soldier is seated wearing a
9-button enlistedman's frock coat and also has on his
kepi. The photograph is clear and not flaking at all
but is just a little dark. This photo is out of
central Ohio, and there is a 34 on his hat. I would
guess this young fellow is a member of the 34th Ohio Vol.
Inf. This is a neat little picture at a very
view CDV of a salty old Union veteran. This old fellow looks
serious enough to have seen it all.--$50.
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 a little bit dark however. $125.
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.