Unidentified CDVs

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SEATED VIEW OF UNION SOLDIER ARMED WITH A KNIFE

SEATED VIEW OF UNION SOLDIER ARMED WITH A KNIFE

CDV is a period copy of a tintype. This was often done when a soldier was killed or died of disease and friends and family wanted photos to remember him. It was also an inexpensive way for a soldier… (1054-187). Learn More »

CAVALRY QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT

CAVALRY QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT

A full-length standing view of a soldier wearing a short jacket and cradling his cap in hand. He wears a saber belt with its rectangular eagle saber belt plate and a cap box visible. He rests is left… (P14028). Learn More »

MYERSTOWN PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY PRIVATE

MYERSTOWN PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY PRIVATE

This infantry private is posed with his forage cap on and his enlisted frock coat stylishly buttoned at the throat but thrown open to show his dark vest and light blue issue trousers. The backdrop… (P14020). Learn More »

$45.00
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CDV UNIDENTIFIED MEMBER OF THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

CDV UNIDENTIFIED MEMBER OF THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Image shows a soldier with long sideburns wearing a black felt slouch hat with the hat cord off to the side. His shell jacket lacks the double piping usually seen on the 15th’s jackets but it does… (945-241). Learn More »

BUST VIEW CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED MEMBER OF THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

BUST VIEW CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED MEMBER OF THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Image shows a young soldier in the distinctive shell jacket of the 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry. The image has been slightly touched up with pencil enhancing an eyebrow. There is also some scuffing in… (945-218). Learn More »

CDV PHOTO OF RUINS AFTER THE BURNING OF CHAMBERSBURG, PA

CDV PHOTO OF RUINS AFTER THE BURNING OF CHAMBERSBURG, PA

Clear image of a house structure in ruins. Double gold ruled mount with a Carlisle, PA photographer’s backmark. On July 30, 1864, Brigadier General John McCausland and 2,800 Confederate cavalrymen… (141-14). Learn More »

CDV OF A UNION NAVAL OFFICER

CDV OF A UNION NAVAL OFFICER

A vignetted mid-chest-up view of a young U.S. Navy officer. The card has the backmark of Wm. Stroud of Norristown, Pa., which is along the Schuylkill River and just six miles outside the Philadelphia… (P14034). Learn More »

PHILADELPHIA’S FAIRMOUNT WATER WORKS

PHILADELPHIA’S FAIRMOUNT WATER WORKS

Renowned for its setting and combination of architectural beauty and engineering prowess, the Fairmount Water Works was a large industrial project that used pumps to raise water from the Schuylkill… (P14025). Learn More »

CDV OF A UNION LIEUTENANT FROM ITHACA, NY

CDV OF A UNION LIEUTENANT FROM ITHACA, NY

This view of a seated Second Lieutenant has excellent clarity and tones. Dressed in a regulation line officer’s frock with light blue trousers, the officer wears the shoulder straps of a Second… (1054-736). Learn More »

CDV OF AN UNIDENTIFIED FARRIER

CDV OF AN UNIDENTIFIED FARRIER

Three-quarter seated view of a soldier holding his slouch hat in his lap. The subject wears a dark shell jacket with dark piping that looks to be running down each side of the buttons on the front and… (945-72). Learn More »

CDV OF A CAVALRY OFFICER BY GUTEKUNST OF PHILADELPHIA

CDV OF A CAVALRY OFFICER BY GUTEKUNST OF PHILADELPHIA

This card is backmarked by Gutekunst of Philadelphia and shows a company officer cradling his saber, with officer’s saber knot, in the crook of his arm and holding an officer’s army dress hat at… (P14031). Learn More »

FULL STANDING VIEW OF THREE COMPANY GRADE OFFICERS

FULL STANDING VIEW OF THREE COMPANY GRADE OFFICERS

Image shows three company grade officers posed in a New York City studio. The officer on the left leans against a table while the one in the middle stands cradling his M1850 Foot Officer’s sword in… (1054-722). Learn More »

CDV OF ILLINOIS SOLDIER WITH OVER THE SHOULDER HORN

CDV OF ILLINOIS SOLDIER WITH OVER THE SHOULDER HORN

Seated view of a young man wearing a dark civilian suit and a kepi holding an over the shoulder horn. The subject holds the horn up to his lips as if he is playing. He is seated in a slight profile… (1054-122). Learn More »

BUST CDV OF A UNION FIELD GRADE OFFICER

BUST CDV OF A UNION FIELD GRADE OFFICER

Vignette bust image of an unknown Union Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel or Major. The subject sports muttonchops and wears a dark double-breasted frock coat. His shoulder straps are visible but the rank… (1054-764). Learn More »

1865 CDV VIEWER

1865 CDV VIEWER

A unique roller-style CDV viewer.  Leatherette-covered wooden box has two wood drums holding a long strip of linen affixed with paper CDV sleeves.  Space for 50 views.  Two wooden knobs mounted on… (30-2096). Learn More »

FULL STANDING CDV OF SPRINGFIELD ILLINOIS BOY WITH DRUM

FULL STANDING CDV OF SPRINGFIELD ILLINOIS BOY WITH DRUM

A very young boy, perhaps 7 or so years old is the subject of this nice image. The boy wears a light Zouave style jacket with a white shirt under it that has a collar that folds over the jacket… (1013-15). Learn More »

$95.00
ON HOLD

CIVIL WAR DRUMMER IMAGE - PERIOD CDV COPY OF A TINTYPE

CIVIL WAR DRUMMER IMAGE - PERIOD CDV COPY OF A TINTYPE

Often, but not always, period copies of images were made because the subject was either killed or died of wounds or disease. Making multiple paper copies of an already existing hard image was the… (1013-16). Learn More »

$195.00
ON HOLD

UNIDENTIFIED CDV OF SOLDIER WEARING 8TH CORPS BADGE

UNIDENTIFIED CDV OF SOLDIER WEARING 8TH CORPS BADGE

This CDV shows a slightly older, balding Union soldier posed seated in a chair. He wears a dark sack coat with a matching vest and dark trousers. Attached to his left breast is a large six-pointed… (224-151). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $165.00

FULL STANDING VIEW OF KENTUCKY CIVIL WAR MUSICIAN

FULL STANDING VIEW OF KENTUCKY CIVIL WAR MUSICIAN

This CDV shows an unknown musician holding his clarinet and standing at the position of “SHOULDER ARMS” or “ATTENTION.” He stands straight and erect with his arms hanging by his side. With his… (224-128). Learn More »

$150.00
Originally $295.00

UNIDENTIFIED CDV OF UNION MAJOR OR LT. COL. WITH NEW ORLEANS BACK MARK

UNIDENTIFIED CDV OF UNION MAJOR OR LT. COL. WITH NEW ORLEANS BACK MARK

Very clear image shows a Union major or Lieutenant Colonel sitting at a table with pen, paper and inkwell. He is posed as if writing a letter. The subject wears a commercial sack coat with three… (259-183). Learn More »


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US NAVAL SURGEON’S SWORD, C1820-1830

Manufactured: Unknown  Maker: Unknown  Year: 1820-1830  Model: Naval Surgeon Sword Size: 25.75  Condition: VG Great early naval surgeon sword.  Guard has high grade casting on knucklebow, pommel and has anchor langets.  Guard retains a fair… (870-11). Learn More »

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