CDV - NEW JERSEY SERGEANT - Nice full standing view of a Sergeant
wearing frock coat and holding his kepi. Photographer is S. Stokes / 30
East State Street / Trenton, New Jersey. New Jersey backmarks are tough
to find. CDV is lightly soiled as can be seen in photos, some minor wear to
corners and has his hair inked in with period ink to give it a darker
NAVAL ALBUMEN HAND COLORED -
CDV - SUDLEY FORD AND CHURCH, BULL RUN - B/M -
Brady's Album Gallery N0. 313 dated 1862. Site of 2 famous Bull
Run Battles from the famous series of images by Mathew
Brady. A bit of wear on the corners otherwise in very good
TINTYPE - ARMED SOLDIER - CDV sized tintype of a full standing
soldier against a painted backdrop of camp scene. He is holding his
Springfield pattern contract rifle, bayonet fixed with US belt plate, belt,
cap box and wearing kepi. Trousers are lightly tinted blue. Contrast is
just a bit dark and does have a few light bends, scratches and dimples
but overall not too bad. No case , matting or glass.
GROUP OF 4 CDV'S OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD WOMEN - See
additional images for better visual description. Three have
photographer's backmarks and two have tax stamps (one dated
July, 1865). Three are ID'd in pencil. Good representation of what
the women of the period were wearing at the time. All in good
PRESIDENT JAMES A. GARFIELD MEMORIAL CABINET
PHOTO - Photo with dates and places of birth and death. Cabinet
is in good condition but does have some light soiling as would be
CDV - POST WAR MICHIGAN MEDICAL DEPT. - Circa 1870-80's CDV
taken at Brown's Studio in Tecumseh, Michigan of a Medical
Department Officer in the 1st Regiment. With a glass, his top button
appears to be a Michigan State Seal. Wreath on M-1872 kepi has '1' over
the 'M.D.'. Very good condition. He looks old enough to have been
perhaps a Civil War veteran.
91ST PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY MONUMENT -
GETTYSBURG - Stereoview taken by Gettysburg
photographer W.H. Tipton c-1880's. The 91st PA
monument is located on Little Round Top. They lost
3 killed, 17 wounded and 1 POW. Good condition.
AMBROTYPE - POSSIBLE ARTILLERY SOLDIER WEARING
GREAT COAT - Nice 1/6 plate ambro in case with a detached cover of
a soldier wearing a great coat and with what appears to be artillery
insignia on top of his kepi. Good clear shot.
TINTYPE - SOLDIER WEARING GAUNTLETS - 1/6 plate image of
soldier wearing a frock coat with shoulder scales and gauntlets.
Framed in a nice patriotic mat with flags, cannon, a ship, etc. Image is
just a bit on the dark side but nice.
Images Pg. 3
CDV - 99TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY - Unknown image of an probable 99th
Ill. Inf. soldier. Photographers backmark of Harper's Gallery, New
Orleans. This was in the same large grouping of identified images of the
99th Illinois - most all Company A. Carte is in very good condition.
CDV - 99TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY - Unknown image of an probable
99th Ill. Inf. soldier. Photographers backmark of C.L. Obst - Plainfield,
Ill. This was in the same large grouping of identified images of the 99th
Illinois - most all Company A. Carte is in very good condition.
CDV - GENERAL JOHN A. DIX WITH AUTOGRAPH - This appears to
be a Prang CDV (low grade period engraving) trimmed at the top but
has an authentic Dix authograph pasted across the bottom. General Dix
was born in 1798 and at the age of 14 fought in the 1812 Battle of
Lundy's Lane. He coined the phrase "If anyone attempts to haul down
the American flag, shoot him on the spot". This would later be found on
Civil War tokens. He was made Maj. General of Volunteers of which
his most significant contribution during the War was suppressing the
NY Draft Riots in 1863.
CDV - MONTREAL ICE FLOW - 1867 - Ice flow on the
St. Lawrence River at Montreal in 1867. Scene shows a
crowd of men (and a dog) out on one of the flow ice
mounds. Photographer is Notman of Montreal
'Photographer to the Queen'.
CDV - 1860'S IMAGE OF THE CATHEDRAL OF NOTRE DAME -
Beautiful shot of one of the most famous cathedrals in the world in
Paris, France. No photographers backmark. Only very light soiling.
Horse and carraige in front of the entrance.
CDV - CONFEDERATE REV. BENJAMIN MORGAN PALMER - Image of
The Rev. Benjamin M. Palmer who was the 1st Moderator of the
Presbyterian Church in the Confederate States of America in New Orleans,
La., gave a lengthy and heated sermon on November 29, 1860 defending
slavery as an institution. The sermon was widely distributed in the South
and had a huge influence when it came time for Louisiana to vote on
joining the Confederacy. The image has a pencil inscription on the front
"Rev. Dr. Palmer / Kansas Rebel". The Palmer is correct, Kansas not so
much. E & HT Anthony, New York back mark. CDV has light contrast and
top corners are slightly clipped. An important figure in the Louisiana
CDV - 93rd OHIO INFANTRY - TRANSFERRED TO VRC - Image of Pvt.
James W. Johnston - Company G, 93rd Ohio Infantry. He enlisted on
December 2, 1861 and was commissioned into Co. I on July 25, 1862. He
was transferred out on January 15, 1864 to the VRC. The 93rd fought in
the battles of Stones River, Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge before his
transfer and though the rosters don't show him as wounded, his transfer
may have been the result of one of these battles. Nice period ink ID on
reverse. Some smudging.
CDV - 100th OHIO INFANTRY - TRANSFERRED TO VRC - Image of
Pvt. Henry H. Fisher - Company G, 100th Ohio Infantry. He enlisted on
December 2, 1861 and was commissioned into Co. I on August 10, 1862.
He was transferred out on October 1, 1864 to the VRC. The 100th fought in
the battles of Dallas, Kenesaw Mountain and Atlanta before his transfer
and though the rosters don't show him as wounded, his transfer may have
been the result of one of these battles. Nice period ink ID on reverse. Some
CDV - 127th ILLINOIS INFANTRY - Image of John B. Westendorf of the
127th Illinois Infantry. He mustered in on August 20, 1862 and was
discharged on June 5, 1865. It is signed in period ink on the front and has
a St. Louis photographer's back mark. The 127th fought in the battles of
Arkansas Post, Vicksburg, Resaca, Dallas, Kennesaw Mountain, Atlanta,
Ezra Church, Jonesboro and Fayetteville, among others. Image has some
smudges but otherwise in very good condition.
CDV - 36th INDIANA INFANTRY - Image of 1st Lieut. and Adj. Zene C.
Bohrer, 36th Indiana Infantry. He enlisted on October 29, 1861 as a Sgt.
Major into Co. E, 36th Ind. Inf. and was mustered out on October 21,
1864. The 36th fought in the battles of Shiloh, Stones River, Chickamauga,
Ringgold, Resaca, Dallas, Kennesaw Mountain and Marietta. Carte has a
later pencil ID and a Nashville photographer's back mark. There is a period
pencil inscription indicating the image was taken in May, 1863 in
Nashville. Some light smudging otherwise very good condition.
CDV - 85th INDIANA INFANTRY - Bust image of Major Robert E. Craig,
85th Indiana Infantry from Newport, Indiana. He enlisted on September 4,
1862, and was placed in Field & Staff position and also Provost Marshal in
Murfreesboro, Tn. He died of disease in Murfreesboro on April 2, 1864. The
carte is inscribed in period ink on the front 'Your Obt Servt / Robt. E.
Craig, Maj. / & Provost Marshal of / Murfreesboro, Tenn.' and on the
reverse 'To / Jos. A. Jones P.M. / Terre Haute / Indiana'. The
photographer's back mark is "Butler, Bonsall & Co. / Army Photographers
/ General Rousseau's Division'. The 85th fought in the battles of
Thompson's Station, Resaca, Dallas, Kennasaw Mountain, Atlanta as well
as others. Some light smudging otherwise very good condition.
CDV - UNIDENTIFIED LIGHT ARTILLERY CORPORAL - Full length
image of a Light Artillery Corporal carrying a light artillery sword and a
holstered pistol. Washington, D.C. Photographer. Some smudging, small
tear at bottom center which enters the albumen paper and some damage in
CDV - 13th MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY - WIA - ANTIETAM - Bust
image of William B. Barron, 13th Massachusetts Infantry - Boston, Mass.
He enlisted on June 29, 1861 and was discharged on November 25, 1862
due to wounds received at Antietam on September 17, 1862. There is a great
13th Regiment Mass. Vol. photographer's back mark. There is a period ink
inscription on the front ' Yours Truly / Wm B. Barron / Co. F 13th Regt'.
Some light staining and smudges on mount along with very light contrast
& fading on the image.
CDV - 3rd & 38th MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY - WIA - Major James
Prentiss Richardson. New Orleans photographer's back mark. He enlisted in
April, 1861 into the 3rd Mass. Inf. then in August, 1862 commissioned into
the 38th and mustered out in June, 1865. He was severely wounded in
September 19, 1864 at Winchester, Va. The 38th fought in both theatres of
the War and participated in the battles of Port Hudson, La., Brashear City,
La., Winchester, Va., Cedar Creek, Va. and Fisher's Hill, Va., among
others. Signed in period ink on reverse "J.P. Richardson / Major 38th
Mass". Very good condition with light smudge on reverse.
CDV - STEPHEN DOUGLAS - Famous for his pro-slavery stance and his
debates with Abraham Lincoln. Democratic Presidential candidate running
against Lincoln. E. & H.T. Anthony, New York back mark. Has a blemish
to the right of his head which seems to be in the photographic plate and not
in the CDV itself. Very good condition.
CDV - 38th MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY - WIA - 2nd Lieut. Vivian K.
Spear. No photographer's back mark. He enlisted in August, 1862 into the
38th and was discharged in November, 1863. He was wounded on June 14,
1863 at Port Hudson, La. The 38th fought in both theatres of the War and
participated in the battles of Port Hudson, La., Brashear City, La.,
Winchester, Va., Cedar Creek, Va. and Fisher's Hill, Va., among others.
Signed in period ink on reverse "V.K. Spear / 2nd Lieut. 38th Mass Vols".
Good condition with light contrast on the image.
CDV - 38th MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY - Capt. J. Henry Wyman. No
photographer's back mark. He enlisted in August, 1862 into the 38th and
was discharged for disability in October, 1864. Nice shot cradling his sword
in his arms. The 38th fought in both theatres of the War and participated in
the battles of Port Hudson, La., Brashear City, La., Winchester, Va., Cedar
Creek, Va. and Fisher's Hill, Va., among others. Signed in period ink on
reverse "J.H. Wyman / Capt. Co. B / 38th M Vol". Good condition with
good contrast on the image.