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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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Two CDVs of Gen. Daniel Butterfield, CMOH
Lot # 67 - Two CDVs of Gen. Daniel Butterfield, CMOH
Lot of 2, including a full-length pose as brigadier general, published by Anthony from a Brady negative, and a half-length view as major general, published by Brady.An all-around soldier, Butterfield is best known today for the moving bugle call "Taps" but his Civil War achievements are no less n... > Item Details
Civil War Albumen Photograph of the 126th New York at Their Final Encampment, June 1865
Lot # 171 - Civil War Albumen Photograph of the 126th New York at Their Final Encampment, June 1865
Oval albumen photograph on a mount with the imprinted title Camp of the 126th N.Y.S. Volunteers / At their last Encampment near Bailey's Cross Roads, Va., June, 1865, and identification of the soldiers.  The 126th NY famously repelled Picket's charge at Gettysburg. Print 4.25 x 6.5 in. oval on ... > Item Details
Civil War CDVs of Enlisted Men, Group of Eight
Lot # 108 - Civil War CDVs of Enlisted Men, Group of Eight
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Two CDVs of Robert Anderson, <i>The Hero of Fort Sumter</i>
Lot # 63 - Two CDVs of Robert Anderson, The Hero of Fort Sumter
Lot of 2, including a standing pose as major, with The Hero of "Sumpter" imprinted in the lower margin, and a seated view as brigadier general by Gutekunst, Philadelphia, copyright 1861. Anderson (1805-1871), although he was a pro-slavery, former slave owner from Kentucky, refuse... > Item Details
CDV of Fletcher Webster, Son of Sen. Daniel Webster, KIA at 2nd Bull Run
Lot # 106 - CDV of Fletcher Webster, Son of Sen. Daniel Webster, KIA at 2nd Bull Run
CDV by E. & H.T. Anthony, from a Brady negative. Fletcher Webster (1818-1862) was the son of leading US Senator and two-time Secretary of State Daniel Webster (1782-1852). He served as Chief Clerk of the State Department during his father's first term as Secretary of State under Presidents Willi... > Item Details
Civil War General Orders No. 154, Regarding <i>Persons of African Descent</i>
Lot # 235 - Civil War General Orders No. 154, Regarding Persons of African Descent
General Orders No. 154, dated Head-Quarters, Army of the Potomac, Camp near Harrison's Landing, Va., August 9th, 1862, regarding President Lincoln's executive orders to (1) seize any property necessary for military purposes in the states of Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, FlorIda, Alabama, Missi... > Item Details
Two Civil War Albumen Photographs of the River Monitor USS <i>Onondaga</i> and
Lot # 150 - Two Civil War Albumen Photographs of the River Monitor USS Onondaga and
Lot of 2 photographs of the USS Onondaga; both are albumen prints on 10 x 12 in. mounts.The USS Onondaga was a double-turreted monitor ordered in May 1862, launched from Continental Iron Works in Brooklyn in late July 1863, and commissioned at New York Navy Yard March 24, 1864, with Capt. Melancthon... > Item Details
Eight Civil War Tintypes of Armed Union Soldiers and Zouaves
Lot # 24 - Eight Civil War Tintypes of Armed Union Soldiers and Zouaves
Lot of 8, including two sixth plate tintypes and six quarter plate tintypes (most trimmed).  Includes three images of men in Zoauve-style uniforms, two of whom are armed and one of whom holds a long pipe, and four other images of armed soldiers.  Two of the latter show two men each, includ... > 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
Badges, Lockets, and Brooches Featuring Portraits of Abraham Lincoln
Lot # 274 - Badges, Lockets, and Brooches Featuring Portraits of Abraham Lincoln
Lot of 4, including: small frame containing a 0.75 x 1.0 in. ferrotype of an engraving of Lincoln; 0.75 x 0.875 in. brass locket containing albumen prints of Lincoln and Gen. Grant; 1.625 x 2.0 in. mourning brooch containing an engraving of Lincoln; and a badge featuring a shield eagle, gem-size alb... > Item Details
Ambrotype and Tintype of Nurses or Domestics
Lot # 288 - Ambrotype and Tintype of Nurses or Domestics
Lot of 2, including a Civil War-era sixth plate tintype of a young man with two attendants a his side, and a circa 1870s quarter plate tintype of a woman wearing a hat and apron.  Former is housed in a brass and buckram wall frame, latter in a pressed-paper case. > Item Details
Civil War, Union Soldier's Letter Referencing $100 to be kept for African American Moses Kemble and Donated to Colored Orphan Asylum in Case of Death
Lot # 201 - Civil War, Union Soldier's Letter Referencing $100 to be kept for African American Moses Kemble and Donated to Colored Orphan Asylum in Case of Death
3.5pp, 4.75 x 7.75 in., dated Dec. 16, 1864 at HdQrs 119 N.Y.S.V. near Savannah, Ga., from a soldier named John to his brother.  John writes mostly about camp life, but mentions Gen. Sherman and how he has cornered the rebels, with the Savannah River their only possible route of escape.  O... > Item Details
<i>Campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia</i>, by Vivian M. Fleming, Plus <i>War Lyrics and Songs of the South</i>
Lot # 240 - Campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia, by Vivian M. Fleming, Plus War Lyrics and Songs of the South
Campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia including the Jackson Valley Campaign 1861-1865. The William Byrd Press, Richmond, 1928. Inscribed by author in pencil on ffep: For Parker Balling fm his personal Friend V. M. Fleming the Author of this Book Feb 24, 1930. A Very Good book, with slight bend ... > Item Details
Five Alexander Gardner Civil War Albumen Photographs
Lot # 164 - Five Alexander Gardner Civil War Albumen Photographs
Lot of 5 albumen photographs from Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War, all on original mounts taken from the book and four of the five accompanied by the corresponding description pages.Battery No. 4, near Yorktown, Virginia, May 1862, Plate 14 in the Sketch Book, with credit for the negat... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype of Unidentified Civil War Soldier
Lot # 34 - Sixth Plate Tintype of Unidentified Civil War Soldier
Sixth plate tintype of an unidentified Union soldier.  Accompanied by a brass mat, but uncased. > Item Details
Civil War Albumen Photographs of Union Gunboat Crews
Lot # 154 - Civil War Albumen Photographs of Union Gunboat Crews
6.5 x 8.5 in. image of crew on deck (15 wholly or partially visible) with pencil ID "Gun Boat Perry." 7 x 8.75 in. image of 16 men with pencil ID "Officers aboard the Gun Boat Com[modore] Barney." Both the Perry and the Barney were part of the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, and both b... > Item Details
Civil War Quarter Plate Tintype of an Armed Union Soldier
Lot # 15 - Civil War Quarter Plate Tintype of an Armed Union Soldier
Full-length image of soldier with his long gun. Painted camp backdrop behind him. He wears cartridge belt and box, belt plates of waist and cartridge belts prominently displayed. He does not wear a hat, however. Housed in a geometric/scroll Union case. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Tintype of a Civil War Drummer
Lot # 35 - Sixth Plate Tintype of a Civil War Drummer
Sixth plate tintype of a Civil War drummer posed in front of a camp backdrop.  Housed in a pressed-paper case and accompanied by an 8 x 10 in. enlargement. > Item Details
CDVs of Union Generals Present at Gettysburg
Lot # 86 - CDVs of Union Generals Present at Gettysburg
Lot of 6, including:John Buford (1826-1863).  Carte as brigadier general, separated from the verso ply and engrossed in a paper border.Hugh Judson Kilpatrick (1836-1881).  Carte as brigadier general, published by C.D. Fredricks, New York.Romeyn B. Ayres (1825-1888).  Carte as brigadie... > Item Details
CDVs of Union Generals
Lot # 90 - CDVs of Union Generals
Lot of 5 CDVs of Union Army generals, including (clockwise from top left): John Schofield (1831-1906), carte as major general, uncredited, with verso revenue stamp canceled July 11, 1965. Lorenzo Thomas (1804-1875), carte in full dress uniform posed with Hardee hat, backmark of E. & H.T. Anthony... > Item Details
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