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CDVs of Union Generals: Eastern Theater
4/09/2015 - Civil War: American History: Timed Auction - ends 4-20
Lot of 7 CDVs of Union generals associated with the Eastern Theatre, many of who were present at Bull Run and Antietam:

Hugh Judson Kilpatrick (1836-1881).  Carte as brigadier general, published by C.D. Fredricks & Co., New York.

Edward Ferrero (1831-1899).  Carte as major general, published by Brady.

Napoleon J.T. Dana (1822-1905).  Carte as major general, published by E. & H.T. Anthony from a Brady negative.

Abram Duryee (1815-1890).  Carte as brigadier general, published by E. & H.T. Anthony from a Brady negative.

William Farrar Smith (1824-1903).  Carte as major general, published by E. & H.T. Anthony from a Brady negative.

Irvin McDowell (1818-1885). Carte as brigadier general, taken in the field, published by D. Appleton & Co.

Lorenzo Thomas (1804-1875).  Carte in dress uniform, uncredited.
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Charles H. Briggs, 3rd, 15th, and 19th Massachusetts Infantries, Ninth Plate Ambrotype
Lot # 45 - Charles H. Briggs, 3rd, 15th, and 19th Massachusetts Infantries, Ninth Plate Ambrotype
Ninth plate tintype of Charles H. Biggs, in civilian clothes with his kepi beside him on the table. Top of kepi with infantry device. Tintype has tinted cheeks. In full geometric case. Also included is a statement dated 1986 from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts AG's office certifying Biggs' servi... > Item Details
Four Surgeon's General's Office Photographs of Civil War Injuries
Lot # 139 - Four Surgeon's General's Office Photographs of Civil War Injuries
Lot of 4 albumen photographs on 11 x 14 in. mounts with Surgeon General's Office / Army Medical Museum labels on verso describing the injury.  Each is summarized below:No. 87 - Button of Bone removed by the Trephine on account of a Deformed Fracture of the Cranium, produced by a Blow from a S... > Item Details
Silver Gelatin Copy Cabinet Card of Abraham Lincoln at Antietam with Gen. McClernand and Allan Pinkerton
Lot # 258 - Silver Gelatin Copy Cabinet Card of Abraham Lincoln at Antietam with Gen. McClernand and Allan Pinkerton
This was one of many images taken of Lincoln on October 3, 1862 at Antietam by Alexander Gardner, several with these same three men. Another image of Pinkerton with his brother was titled "The Secret Service" by Gardner - hired to provide personal security to the president. The "Secret Service"... > Item Details
CDVs of Militia, Cadets, and Musicians, Group of Seven
Lot # 290 - CDVs of Militia, Cadets, and Musicians, Group of Seven
Lot of 7 CDVs of militiamen, cadets, and musicians, including (clockwise from top left):Musician posed with his instrument, carte by Hendrickson of Wilmington, DE.Young man wearing a very similar jacket to the man in the first carte; by A. Hendrickson, Philadelphia.Full-length portrait if a young so... > Item Details
Civil War Albumen Photograph of Identified Officers from the 146th New York Infantry
Lot # 172 - Civil War Albumen Photograph of Identified Officers from the 146th New York Infantry
4.75 x 7 in. albumen print on a 7.25 x 9.5 in. mount. No inscriptions, but accompanied by a message from an expert identifying the subjects as members of the 146th and 50th New York at Warrenton Junction, Virginia, in the spring of 1864.  From left to right (not including the man standing besid... > Item Details
Civil War Oval Albumen Photograph of Union Artillery
Lot # 176 - Civil War Oval Albumen Photograph of Union Artillery
7 x 9 in. oval albumen print of scores of Union artillerymen posed with six guns, and with their horses in the background.  Housed in a period frame, 9.5 x 11.5 in. overall. > Item Details
Tintypes of Uniformed Soldiers, Including Hand-Colored View of Soldier Wearing Heavy Artillery Officer's Dress Hat
Lot # 41 - Tintypes of Uniformed Soldiers, Including Hand-Colored View of Soldier Wearing Heavy Artillery Officer's Dress Hat
Lot of 2, including a CDV-sized tintype of a soldier wearing a heavy artillery officer's dress hat with red-tinted plume and epaulets, and a ninth plate tintype of a soldier wearing a sack coat and hat.  Both images housed in pressed-paper cases, separated at the spine. > Item Details
Group of Ten Civil War Oaths of Allegiance From Maryland and the Port of Philadelphia, 1862-1863
Lot # 197 - Group of Ten Civil War Oaths of Allegiance From Maryland and the Port of Philadelphia, 1862-1863
One is manuscript, two are on partially printed forms with no dates, the other seven are on partially printed forms with 1863 dates. These include: Andrew Kemper (Philadelphia, Nov. 1862); William E. Hopkins (Havre de Grace, MD, Nov. 1862); Sebastian Kurtz ( Havre de Grace, Harford Co., MD, Dec... > Item Details
Brigadier General, E.B. Tyler, Autographed CDV
Lot # 84 - Brigadier General, E.B. Tyler, Autographed CDV
Mathew Brady carte of Union Brigadier General Erastus B. Tyler, autographed on mount below image E.B. Tyler, Brig. Genl. With Brady, New York & Washington backmark. Tyler served as colonel of the 7th OVI; brigade commander at Kernstown, Port Republic, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsvill... > Item Details
Rare Yorktown, VA, Confederate Court Martial Manuscript Copybook
Lot # 244 - Rare Yorktown, VA, Confederate Court Martial Manuscript Copybook
7 x 8.25 in., 80 laid paper pages, the cover with an inked label reading Sentences of Court Martial / Confederate Army / Yorktown, Va.  Includes summaries of 24 cases, each one third or one half of a page. Most are sentenced to time wearing a ball and chain and/or hard labor. Dates range from O... > Item Details
<i>Rules and Regulations of the 12th Maine Band</i>, Signed Manuscript
Lot # 205 - Rules and Regulations of the 12th Maine Band, Signed Manuscript
7.75 x 28.5 in. manuscript document titled Rules and Regulations for the Government of the 12th Maine Band, signed by 12 members of the band and approved by Col. Edwin Illsley. Manuscript with large initial letters, some with added "curlicues," etc. The page is nearly calligraphically written... > Item Details
First Lieut. Silas M. Finch, 10th US Colored Troops, Signed CDV by Rare Photographer E.G. Fox
Lot # 104 - First Lieut. Silas M. Finch, 10th US Colored Troops, Signed CDV by Rare Photographer E.G. Fox
Carte with the backmark of E.G. Fowx / Photographer / Eng. Brig. / City Point, Va., signed above the imprint Yours Truly / S.M. Finch / 1st Lt. 10th U.S.C.T.  Silas M. Finch of Greenwood, Illinois, enlisted as a sergeant on Sept. 7, 1861, and mustered into Co. H, 8th Illinois Cavalry.  He ... > Item Details
CDV of Irish Brigade BBG Charles Graham Halpine, AKA Miles O'Reilly
Lot # 103 - CDV of Irish Brigade BBG Charles Graham Halpine, AKA Miles O'Reilly
CDV by C.D. Fredricks, New York.  Charles Graham Halpine (1829-1868) was born in County Meath, Ireland, and emigrated to the United States in 1851 to work as a correspondent and assistant editor for the Boston Post, New York Herald, New York Leader, and New York Times.  Following the outb... > Item Details
CSA $100 Bill
Lot # 254 - CSA $100 Bill
CSA One Hundred Dollar bill ($100.00) issued from The Confederate States of America, Richmond, Virginia. Dated Feb. 17th, 1864 and serial number 38654, serial letter C. This bill has Lucy Pickens in the center. There is a cameo of George W. Randolph on the right and a minuteman standing on the left... > Item Details
CDV of Union Spy Pauline Cushman
Lot # 98 - CDV of Union Spy Pauline Cushman
CDV of Miss Major Pauline Cushman in her Union "uniform"; published by Anthony, with a partial revenue stamp on verso with 1864 cancellation.Pauline Cushman (1833-1897) was an aspiring actress when she was asked to toast CSA Pres. Jefferson Davis after a performance, which resulted in her being f... > Item Details
John A. Logan Signed Cabinet Card
Lot # 184 - John A. Logan Signed Cabinet Card
Cabinet card (1826-1886) of John A. Logan by C.M. Bell, Washington, DC, signed in the lower right corner Yours Truly / John A. Logan.John A. Logan (1826-1886) was a Mexican War veteran and sitting Democratic U.S. Representative from Illinois who resigned his seat in order to organize the 31st Illi... > Item Details
Civil War Albumen Photographs of a Union Battery, Camp, and Hospital
Lot # 159 - Civil War Albumen Photographs of a Union Battery, Camp, and Hospital
Lot of 3 albumen photographs on matching 10 x 12 in. mounts.  One shows Campbell Hospital in Washington, DC, one shows a camp identified as Gen. Butler's HeadQuarters, Dec 5, 1864, and one shows an unidentified artillery battery. > Item Details
Two Civil War CDV Albums Containing Views of Ohio Soldiers and Civilians, Including J.P. Ball Portrait
Lot # 116 - Two Civil War CDV Albums Containing Views of Ohio Soldiers and Civilians, Including J.P. Ball Portrait
One 4.75 x 5.75 in., the other 5.5 x 6.75 in. Both with deeply embossed leather covers; small with one working clasp, the larger one with both clasps intact. Small one with bookplate of "James Robinson. Batavia, Ohio."The smaller album contains 46 images, 4 of them tintypes. One cdv is signed on rec... > Item Details
Civil War-Era Albumen Photographs of Washington DC, Plus
Lot # 157 - Civil War-Era Albumen Photographs of Washington DC, Plus
Lot of 3 albumen photographs on 10 x 12 in. mounts.  One is a view from an elevated vantage point near the intersection of Constitution Ave. and 14th Street NW, looking northwest toward the White House and Treasury Building, with scores of cattle grazing on the Ellipse or National Mall, and ano... > Item Details
Civil War Tintypes of Armed Soldiers, Including Multiple Views of Same Private
Lot # 39 - Civil War Tintypes of Armed Soldiers, Including Multiple Views of Same Private
Lot includes: sixth plate tintype of unidentified soldier posed in a studio setting, his epaulets, belt plate, buttons, and uniform insignia tinted gold. The soldier stands, armed with a model 1855 rifle musket. Housed in pressed paper case. Plus 3 ninth plate tintypes of the same, unidentified... > Item Details
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