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FRAMED ALBUMEN - THE TIGER REGIMENT PREPARES TO DEFEND AGAINST CAVALRY

FRAMED ALBUMEN - THE TIGER REGIMENT PREPARES TO DEFEND AGAINST CAVALRY

George H. Nickerson was a 27 year-old photographer from Orleans, Mass., who put his talents to very good use in the army. Enlisting on 9/13/62, he was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant of Co. E, 43rd… (1054-692). Learn More »

UNION ARMY AMBULANCE CORPS WAGONS AT BELLE PLAIN LANDING MAY 1864

UNION ARMY AMBULANCE CORPS WAGONS AT BELLE PLAIN LANDING MAY 1864

Scenes of Civil War army camps and depots often give a real chance at seeing army life up close, in detail, and unposed as men go about their tasks unaware of the camera. Sometimes identified as a… (1054-688). Learn More »

ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPH OF CAMP OF THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC HEADQUARTERS GUARD, COLLIS ZOUAVES, 114th PA, BY ALEXANDER GARDNER

ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPH OF CAMP OF THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC HEADQUARTERS GUARD, COLLIS ZOUAVES, 114th PA, BY ALEXANDER GARDNER

The headquarters of the Army of the Potomac was always a worthwhile subject for photographic crews and the exotic uniforms of the Collis Zouaves, serving as the headquarters guard in 1864, were an… (1054-840). Learn More »

ALBUMEN PHOTO OF A UNION INFANTRY COMPANY DRAWN UP IN LINE OF BATTLE

ALBUMEN PHOTO OF A UNION INFANTRY COMPANY DRAWN UP IN LINE OF BATTLE

A very nice horizontal view of a full company of infantry posed along the side of their barracks building in line of battle, clearly showing faces, uniform and equipment detail. The men have fixed… (1054-133). Learn More »

LATE 19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPH OF MEMBERS OF THE 140TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

LATE 19TH CENTURY PHOTOGRAPH OF MEMBERS OF THE 140TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

Albumen photo by Harry D. Allen of Rochester showing a large group of veterans from the 140th New York Infantry. This regiment helped to defend the summit of Little Round Top on July 2, 1863. The 9.25… (1054-656). Learn More »

$225.00
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1880’S FAMILY POSING ON SUMMIT OF LITTLE ROUND TOP

1880’S FAMILY POSING ON SUMMIT OF LITTLE ROUND TOP

Albumen photo by M. F. Williams of Gettysburg showing a family posed by the statue of Gen. G. K. Warren on the summit of Little Round Top. The 9.25 x 7.00 inch image is mounted on a gray stock approx.… (1054-657). Learn More »

PRE-1888 PHOTOGRAPH OF THE LOCATION OF HANCOCK’S WOUNDING

PRE-1888 PHOTOGRAPH OF THE LOCATION OF HANCOCK’S WOUNDING

General Winfield Scott Hancock (1824-1886) was wounded during the repulse of Pickett’s Charge. An 1844 graduate of West Point, Commanding the Second Corps during the Gettysburg Campaign, Hancock was… (1054-685). Learn More »

FRAMED ALEXANDER GARDNER PHOTOGRAPH OF CAPTAIN HARRY PAGE, HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC

FRAMED ALEXANDER GARDNER PHOTOGRAPH OF CAPTAIN HARRY PAGE, HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC

Published in Volume II of Alexander Gardner’s landmark Photographic Sketchbook of the War, this photograph was taken by Timothy H. O'Sullivan in May 1864. The positive image was made and the text… (1054-681). Learn More »

$550.00
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FRAMED PHOTOGRAPH OF A UNION CAVALRYMAN WITH TWO HOLSTERED REVOLVERS, POSSIBLY A MISSOURI OFFICER

FRAMED PHOTOGRAPH OF A UNION CAVALRYMAN WITH TWO HOLSTERED REVOLVERS, POSSIBLY A MISSOURI OFFICER

It must have been cold! This soldier is bundled up in a caped mounted overcoat with his weapons buckled around him, wearing a narrow brimmed hat and large, heavy gloves. His coat is buttoned up, but… (1054-680). Learn More »

$250.00
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OVAL ALBUMEN PHOTO OF AN ARMED INFANTRY PRIVATE

OVAL ALBUMEN PHOTO OF AN ARMED INFANTRY PRIVATE

A very clear oval albumen photo showing a young US infantry private in a regulation enlisted infantry frock coat and forage cap, showing his accouterment belts, cap box, and bayonet scabbard, and… (1054-841). Learn More »

SMALL GEM SIZE TINTYPE ALBUM WITH 30 IMAGES OF 25TH NEW YORK INFANTRY SOLDIERS

SMALL GEM SIZE TINTYPE ALBUM WITH 30 IMAGES OF 25TH NEW YORK INFANTRY SOLDIERS

This small pocket-sized album meas. approx. 3.50 x 2.00 x 0.75 inches. The leather cover has a raised geometric pattern with gold gilt inlay scroll decorations on both the front and back covers.… (1054-158). Learn More »

$750.00
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LARGE FORMAT ALBUMEN OF A U.S. GENERAL HOSPITAL

LARGE FORMAT ALBUMEN OF A U.S. GENERAL HOSPITAL

After undergoing whatever treatment could be administered at army division or corps field hospitals, Civil War casualties were usually evacuated to larger general hospitals near metropolitan areas.… (1054-673). Learn More »

TIPTON ALBUMEN PHOTO OF VETERANS AT DEVIL’S DEN

TIPTON ALBUMEN PHOTO OF VETERANS AT DEVIL’S DEN

Large framed image recorded at Devil’s Den. Frame is 10 ½” x 12 ½” and the image itself is approximately 7” x 9 ½”. Several veterans and their wives pose at the foot of Devil’s Den… (1054-2135). Learn More »

SMALL ALBUMEN PHOTO OF FEDERAL CAMP AT CITY POINT

SMALL ALBUMEN PHOTO OF FEDERAL CAMP AT CITY POINT

Plain mount (6” x 4 ½”) with image (4” x 3 ¼”) of the Union camp and supply depot at City Point, Virginia.  Tents visible on high ground in distance, horses and corral below the camp. … (1054-2062). Learn More »

LARGE FORMAT ALBUMEN PHOTO OF AN OHIO CAPTAIN

LARGE FORMAT ALBUMEN PHOTO OF AN OHIO CAPTAIN

This mustached and goateed captain has turned over the collar of his frock coat to reveal a high white starched shirt collar and bowtie, and he is also showing off a nice pair of double-bordered… (1054-843). Learn More »

FRAMED ALBUMEN OF CASTLE THUNDER

FRAMED ALBUMEN OF CASTLE THUNDER

Image shows Castle Thunder which was located between 17th Street and 18th Street on E Cary Street in Richmond, Virginia. It was a former tobacco warehouse, located on what was known as Tobacco Row.… (668-123). Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $295.00

TYSON BROTHERS VIEW OF CULP’S HILL

TYSON BROTHERS VIEW OF CULP’S HILL

The fighting on the Union right wing at Gettysburg on the evening of July 2 was protracted, close-up and largely conducted by musketry alone. With other 12th Corps units pulled out to reinforce the… (1054-495). Learn More »

ALEXANDER GARDNER VIEW OF GETTYSBURG FROM ATOP THE EVERGREEN CEMETERY GATEHOUSE, PROBABLY JULY 9, 1863

ALEXANDER GARDNER VIEW OF GETTYSBURG FROM ATOP THE EVERGREEN CEMETERY GATEHOUSE, PROBABLY JULY 9, 1863

Gardner’s photographer Timothy O’Sullivan positioned his camera atop the gatehouse of Evergreen Cemetery for this sweeping view of Gettysburg, likely on July 9, the date now accepted for his views… (1054-498). Learn More »

TYSON BROTHERS PHOTOGRAPH OF LITTLE ROUND TOP AUGUST 1863

TYSON BROTHERS PHOTOGRAPH OF LITTLE ROUND TOP AUGUST 1863

Taken looking south from the Wheatfield Road, this photograph by the Tyson brothers dates to August, 1863, little more than a month after the battle. Names of many prominent topographical features… (1054-496). Learn More »

ALEXANDER GARDNER LARGE FORMAT ALBUMEN PHOTO OF THE GATEHOUSE ON CEMETERY HILL TAKEN AT GETTYSBURG JULY 9, 1863

ALEXANDER GARDNER LARGE FORMAT ALBUMEN PHOTO OF THE GATEHOUSE ON CEMETERY HILL TAKEN AT GETTYSBURG JULY 9, 1863

The gatehouse to Evergreen Cemetery was a popular subject for early photographers of the battlefield. Built in 1855, the gatehouse was a prominent structure at the heart of the Union line that… (1054-497). Learn More »


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EARLY & SCARCE CIVIL WAR TIN SNARE DRUM WITH WASHINGTON PORTRAIT MADE BY JOHN LOWELL OF BANGOR, MAINE

Full size snare drum that meas. approx. 15.25 inches tall by 16.25 inches across. With the exception of the tension ropes, the drum is all original. The tin body is in excellent condition with only a few scattered shallow dings. The body surface has… (413-62). Learn More »

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