FULL
SCREEN
     

Lot 564    

Two Photographs: Col. Edwd. W. Smith & John Hay, Plus Col. Jno M. Wilson, CMOH
4/30/2014 - Firearms and Militaria: Live Salesroom Auction
Lot of 2: Oval, albumen photograph of Col. Edward W. Smith seated beside Lt. Col. John Hay, both wearing Maj./Lt. Col. shoulder straps, identified in modern pencil on verso, 4 x 5.5 in., taped to 5 x 7 in. mat. Bvt. Brig. Gen. Smith was a Col. with the 15th US Inf., and received 4 brevets, including Brig. Gen. 3/65. Following his brief service in the Civil War, Hay, who was brevetted Lt. Col. and Col., went on to work as private secretary and assistant to Abraham Lincoln. Pach Bros., post-war cabinet photograph of Lt. Col. John M. Wilson, with applied paper label on verso identifying the subject. Union Army Engineer John Moulder Wilson was commissioned into the combined batteries B & L of the 2nd US Artillery as part of the US Horse Artillery Brigade in 1860. After transferring to the Corps of Topographical Engineers in July, 1862, Wilson was awarded the CMOH for fighting at the Battle of Mulvern Hill, VA, one month later. He joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1863 and received three brevet promotions for service in Alabama. Following the Civil War, Wilson served as Superintendent of West Point from 1889-1893 and was appointed Chief of Engineers during the Spanish-American War.

Provenance:  
The Robert Trownsell Collection


Condition:  
Smith/Hay image has undergone toning, hole/small tear along top edge of photograph, few scratches on surface. Wilson CC, some light smudging on albumen, mostly along top left corner/edge.
Sold: $117.50
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

Civil War Model 1850 Militia Officer's Sword by Horstman, Philadelphia
Lot # 1192 - Civil War Model 1850 Militia Officer's Sword by Horstman, Philadelphia
22.5" etched blade, anchor etched on blade. Fluted bone handle, brass crossguard, knight's head pommel. Brass mounted scabbard. > Item Details
Western Holster Rig by <i>Louie Waldsmith Dayton, Ohio</i>
Lot # 1262 - Western Holster Rig by Louie Waldsmith Dayton, Ohio
Tooled leather rig for a 7.5" Colt SAA revolver, 1940s vintage. Maker marked under the holster "Louie Waldsmith, Dayton 6 Ohio." > Item Details
Half-Stock Percussion Half-Stock Target Rifle by D. Oblinger, Piqua, Ohio
Lot # 1541 - Half-Stock Percussion Half-Stock Target Rifle by D. Oblinger, Piqua, Ohio
.48 caliber, 33" barrel. Nickel-plated iron mounts, German silver escutcheon on left side of stock, pewter fore end tip, double-set triggers; added target sights. > Item Details
Remington Rolling Block Model 1867 Danish Contract Rifle
Lot # 1269 - Remington Rolling Block Model 1867 Danish Contract Rifle
.45-70 caliber, 35" round barrel, S/N 72261 and a crown. Serial numbers on the buttstock match. Saber bayonet attachment on the right side of barrel. Long range rear barrel sight. Barrel finished in blue, frame and bands are in the bright. Walnut stock and for... > Item Details
Smith & Wesson Model 1-1/2 Revolver
Lot # 1503 - Smith & Wesson Model 1-1/2 Revolver
.32 RF caliber, 3.5" barrel, S/N 20089. Blued finish with rosewood grips. > Item Details
Snyder Conversion Musket
Lot # 1703 - Snyder Conversion Musket
16 gauge, 33" round barrel. Barrel marked on top ZULU. Walnut stock. > Item Details
Springfield Model 1886 XC Carbine
Lot # 899 - Springfield Model 1886 XC Carbine
.45-70 caliber, 24" barrel, S/N 335492. Full walnut stock, one barrel band; rear Buffington sight marked XC. Bent swivels; grooved trigger. > Item Details
Cased <i>John Rigby & Co.</i> Double Rifle
Lot # 1013 - Cased John Rigby & Co. Double Rifle
.45 x 3.25" blackpowder caliber, 26" barrels, S/N 13856. Top of barrel marked John Rigby & Co Dublin & London. Banknote-style finely scroll-engraved frame, locks, hammers, triggerguard, under-lever, finials and top of buttplate. Sling swivels, checkered steel buttplate, safeti... > Item Details
Model 1840 Pomeroy Flintlock Musket
Lot # 684 - Model 1840 Pomeroy Flintlock Musket
.69 caliber, 42" round barrel. Marked on the top near the breech in three-line U.S. J.H Pin an oval; dated 1844 on the tang.  Lockplate marked L. Pomeroy with eagle.  Dated 1842 and US marked on the rear of lockplate, Three barrel bands and walnut stock. > Item Details
Two CDVs of VRC BBGs: Calvin H. Frederick, John Hendrickson
Lot # 298 - Two CDVs of VRC BBGs: Calvin H. Frederick, John Hendrickson
Lot of 2: Calvin H. Frederick, Lt. Col. VRC, previous service in 59th IL with which he was WIA March 7, 1862 at Pea Ridge, AR, and injured Dec. 31, 1862 at Stone's River due to a fall from his horse, carte signed on verso With Regards, C.H. Frederick / Oct 11, 1865. Bvt. Brig. Gen. John Hen... > Item Details
Reclining Lion Coffin Pommel Sheffield Bowie Knife by <i>G. Woodhead</i>
Lot # 885 - Reclining Lion Coffin Pommel Sheffield Bowie Knife by G. Woodhead
6.5" blade marked on the top of false edge G.Woodhead, 30 Howard St, Sheffield in three lines. Stag handle with German silver escutcheon, with German silver coffin pommel with reclining lion. Gold embossed leather scabbard with German silver tip and throat. > Item Details
American Arms Co., Boston Side-by-Side Double-Barrel Shotgun
Lot # 1595 - American Arms Co., Boston Side-by-Side Double-Barrel Shotgun
12 ga., 28" Damascus barrels choked IC/M, S/N 1287. Walnut checkered stocks. > Item Details
Two CDVs of BBGs: Henry Boynton, 8th Maine Inf., and Charles R. Brayton, 3rd Rhode Island H.A.
Lot # 341 - Two CDVs of BBGs: Henry Boynton, 8th Maine Inf., and Charles R. Brayton, 3rd Rhode Island H.A.
Lot of 2: Bvt. Brig. Gen. Henry Boynton, Col. 8th Maine Infantry, carte on the mount of Van Stavoren, Nashville, TN, though this is likely not the original mount. Bvt. Brig. Gen. Charles R. Brayton, Col. 3rd Rhode Island Heavy Artillery, post-war copy carte by Dodge, Chicago, signed in ink on v... > Item Details
Three CDVs of Michigan and Indiana BBGs: William H.H. Beadle, Russell A. Alger, and Thomas W. Bennett
Lot # 487 - Three CDVs of Michigan and Indiana BBGs: William H.H. Beadle, Russell A. Alger, and Thomas W. Bennett
Lot of 3: Bvt. Brig. Gen. William Henry Harrison Beadle (1838-1915), Lt. Col. 1st Mich. Sharp Shooters, Capt. 31st Indiana Infantry, and Maj. Veteran Reserve Corps, after the war served as surveyor-general of the Dakota Territory, carte by Schuyler C. Baldwin of Kalamazoo, signed on verso William H.... > Item Details
**Winchester Model 1885 Lever-Action Single-Shot Winder Musket
Lot # 1666 - **Winchester Model 1885 Lever-Action Single-Shot Winder Musket
.22 short caliber, 28" barrel, S/N 130052. Blue finish, walnut stocks. > Item Details
**Remington Model 11 Semi-Auto Shotgun
Lot # 1680 - **Remington Model 11 Semi-Auto Shotgun
12 ga., 30" barrel, S/N 359754. Blue finish, walnut checkered stocks. > Item Details
Four CDVs, Staff Officer BBGs: Charles Crane, Charles Halpine, William Hillyer, Samuel Holabird
Lot # 253 - Four CDVs, Staff Officer BBGs: Charles Crane, Charles Halpine, William Hillyer, Samuel Holabird
Lot of 4: Anonymous carte of Bvt. Brig. Gen. Charles H. Crane, with period ink identification beneath portrait and autographed dedicated on verso, Col. and Asst. Surgeon, US Army Medical Staff, received single brevet. Fredricks & Co. CDV of Bvt. Brig. Gen. Charles G. Halpine, 2nd Lt., ... > Item Details
British Light Dragoon Pistol
Lot # 640 - British Light Dragoon Pistol
.640 bore diameter, 9" barrel, markings on front lock of "crown over GR". Marking behind  hammer "Blair."  Has brass furniture with pin-fasten walnut stock.  Stock has a "beaver tail" near the tang. With a metal ram rod. > Item Details
Early English Flintlock Holster Pistol
Lot # 638 - Early English Flintlock Holster Pistol
.580 bore diameter smoothbore, 8" tapered round brass barrel.  Brass furniture, walnut stock. > Item Details
Four CDVs, Kansas & Iowa BBGs: Thomas Moonlight, Edward Schneider, James Wilson, Edward Wright
Lot # 537 - Four CDVs, Kansas & Iowa BBGs: Thomas Moonlight, Edward Schneider, James Wilson, Edward Wright
Lot of 4: Nichols, Leavenworth, KS carte of Bvt. Brig. Gen. Thomas Moonlight, ink signed beneath portrait, Capt., 1st KS Light Artillery; Asst. Adj. Gen., US Vols. Adj. Gen. Dept.; Col., 11th Kansas Cav.; received single brevet. Bvt. Brig. Gen. CDV of Edward F. Schneider, verso pencil sign... > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: