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SCARCE TINTYPE OF GENERAL WILLIAM STARKE, LOUISIANA BRIGADE, KILLED IN ACTION AT ANTIETAM WHILE IN DIVISION COMMAND

SCARCE TINTYPE OF GENERAL WILLIAM STARKE, LOUISIANA BRIGADE, KILLED IN ACTION AT ANTIETAM WHILE IN DIVISION COMMAND

This very clear sixth-plate tintype is from the collection of the late Bill Turner and shows William Edwin Starke as Lieutenant Colonel. He is posed wearing an early war Confederate uniform showing… (1138-1839). Learn More »

RARE US FIRST CONTRACT COLT M1851 NAVY-NAVY REVOLVER DELIVERED TO NORFOLK 1857 AND RARE USN 1873 COLT RICHARDS-MASON CONVERSION

RARE US FIRST CONTRACT COLT M1851 NAVY-NAVY REVOLVER DELIVERED TO NORFOLK 1857 AND RARE USN 1873 COLT RICHARDS-MASON CONVERSION

This pistol was in the first contract purchase of Colt Navy revolvers by the USN, made in September 1857 and was in the first shipment of 615 revolvers delivered to the Norfolk Navy Yard November 9,… (1142-122). Learn More »

RARE AND UNUSUAL VIEW OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY & ONE OF HIS MEN

RARE AND UNUSUAL VIEW OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY & ONE OF HIS MEN

CDV shows Colonel John Singleton Mosby, the Gray Ghost of the Confederacy, seated in a chair holding a light-colored slouch hat in his lap. He wears a dark civilian coat with light trousers. Standing… (1138-383). Learn More »

MINTY CIVIL WAR HEAVY ARTILLERY SERGEANT’S COAT BY BOYLAN

MINTY CIVIL WAR HEAVY ARTILLERY SERGEANT’S COAT BY BOYLAN

This is a beautiful, near mint example of the U.S. regulation enlisted man’s frock coat for heavy (or “foot”) artillery, nicely marked in the upper right sleeve, “1/ J.B. Boylan, Newark, N.J.… (2021-937). Learn More »

$7,950.00
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WONDERFUL PAIRED AMBROTYPE AND TINTYPE OF JAMES MARCELLUS SMITH, DRUMMER COMPANY K 14th NEW HAMPSHIRE: CAMP AND FIELD!

WONDERFUL PAIRED AMBROTYPE AND TINTYPE OF JAMES MARCELLUS SMITH, DRUMMER COMPANY K 14th NEW HAMPSHIRE: CAMP AND FIELD!

This cased pair of images shows a young and rather feminine looking James Marcellus Smith in a 6th plate ambrotype on the right, wearing his musician’s frock coat and posed as if playing his drum.… (2021-810). Learn More »

FINE ORIGINAL U.C.V. UNIFORM COAT WITH U.C.V. BADGES, INSIGNIA AND FAMILY DOCUMENTATION FROM PRIVATE JAMES H. NORRIS, 56TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY

FINE ORIGINAL U.C.V. UNIFORM COAT WITH U.C.V. BADGES, INSIGNIA AND FAMILY DOCUMENTATION FROM PRIVATE JAMES H. NORRIS, 56TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY

Here is a choice example of a United Confederate Veteran’s uniform coat in fine original condition. The garment was recently obtained from the family of Private James H. Norris, a July 1863 combat… (526-83). Learn More »

$7,500.00
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AN IMPOSING FIGURE: ABRAHAM GROSS, CO. B, 4th VIRGINIA INFANTRY, THE FORT LEWIS VOLUNTEERS, STONEWALL BRIGADE, FIRST BULL RUN!

AN IMPOSING FIGURE: ABRAHAM GROSS, CO. B, 4th VIRGINIA INFANTRY, THE FORT LEWIS VOLUNTEERS, STONEWALL BRIGADE, FIRST BULL RUN!

The Confederate soldier in this ultra-clear 6th plate ambrotype is identified by a family note in the back of the case and the initials of his company’s local designation spelled out in brass… (1138-1948). Learn More »

CAPTAIN W.W. RANDOLPH: LIKELY WILLIAM WELFORD RANDOLPH, 2nd VIRGINIA, LATER LT. COLONEL, KIA THE WILDERNESS 1864

CAPTAIN W.W. RANDOLPH: LIKELY WILLIAM WELFORD RANDOLPH, 2nd VIRGINIA, LATER LT. COLONEL, KIA THE WILDERNESS 1864

Identified as Capt. W.W. Randolf (sic) in the files of the late Bill Turner, noted Virginia collector and dealer, this six plate ambrotype shows Randolph seated with one hand on his thigh and the… (1138-1803). Learn More »

FANTASTIC QUARTER-PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF CAPTAIN G. W. WATERS COMMANDING JEFFERSON BARRACKS MISSOURI

FANTASTIC QUARTER-PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF CAPTAIN G. W. WATERS COMMANDING JEFFERSON BARRACKS MISSOURI

Image shows Captain George Washington Waters mounted on his horse in a field with trees and a small building in the background. The image has a little oxidation around the edges but the rider and… (1139-17). Learn More »

FRAMED FOUR PAGE LETTER WRITTEN BY STONEWALL JACKSON TO HIS SISTER WITH PERIOD LITHOGRAPHED CDV OF THE CONFEDERATE HERO

FRAMED FOUR PAGE LETTER WRITTEN BY STONEWALL JACKSON TO HIS SISTER WITH PERIOD LITHOGRAPHED CDV OF THE CONFEDERATE HERO

Letter is written entirely in Jackson’s hand and signed by him simply as “THOMAS.” The letter is dated “LEXINGTON, VA DECEMBER 6, 1855” when Jackson was an instructor at the Virginia… (2021-935). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE COLORED TINTYPE OF GENERAL JOHNSON HAGOOD

QUARTER-PLATE COLORED TINTYPE OF GENERAL JOHNSON HAGOOD

This quarter-plate tintype was colored during the period to create a strong portrait of Confederate General Johnson Hagood (1829-1898.) Hagood is seated and shown from the waist up in his… (846-361). Learn More »

$3,750.00
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AMBROTYPE OF JOSEPH C. SEXTON, 4th VIRGINIA, STONEWALL BRIGADE, PROMOTED CAPTAIN AND MAJOR, GORDON’S DIVISION COMMISSARY AT APPOMATTOX

AMBROTYPE OF JOSEPH C. SEXTON, 4th VIRGINIA, STONEWALL BRIGADE, PROMOTED CAPTAIN AND MAJOR, GORDON’S DIVISION COMMISSARY AT APPOMATTOX

The interior of the back of the case has a period pencil inscription reading “J.C. Sexton / Wytheville Va.” along with some measurements and details such as “Hair Black. . . ,” indicating a… (1138-1816). Learn More »

$3,250.00
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GEORGE WASHINGTON KURTZ, 5th VIRGINIA, WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, CAPTURED AT SPOTSYLVANIA, EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

GEORGE WASHINGTON KURTZ, 5th VIRGINIA, WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, CAPTURED AT SPOTSYLVANIA, EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

Housed in a “Constitution and the Laws” thermoplastic case, this sixth plate ambrotype shows George Washington Kurtz seated wearing a single breasted gray frock coat with brass buttons, opened to… (1138-1848). Learn More »

$5,500.00
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SIGNED CDV OF C.S. GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE

SIGNED CDV OF C.S. GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE

Waist-up view of Lee. He wears a double-breasted frock with his three-star collar insignia is clearly visible. Image contrast is good. This cdv has been tightly trimmed on all sides to fit into an… (1138-291). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL TIFFANY CIVIL WAR PRESENTATION GRADE CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER

BEAUTIFUL TIFFANY CIVIL WAR PRESENTATION GRADE CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER

This wonderful saber by Tiffany falls into the general category of their presentation grade No. 2 cavalry officer’s sabers, described as having a, “pierced and chased Basket-hilt with Shark-skin… (1047-140). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR “NATIONAL FLAG DEPOT NEW YORK 1864” MARKED “FOUR-FOOT RED” SIGNAL FLAG

CIVIL WAR “NATIONAL FLAG DEPOT NEW YORK 1864” MARKED “FOUR-FOOT RED” SIGNAL FLAG

The “Four-foot Red” and “Four-foot White” were the most commonly used flags in the Civil War signal kit and are described in Brown’s “The Signal Corps, U.S.A. in the War of the… (282-431). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF ARMED & IDENTIFIED 12TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY SOLDIER

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF ARMED & IDENTIFIED 12TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY SOLDIER

Full standing view identified on the reverse as Private Joseph W. Marden of Company I, 12th Massachusetts Infantry. Marden is posed in the position of “PARADE REST” as prescribed in Hardee’s… (1139-35). Learn More »

SCARCE INFANTRY COLONEL SHOULDER STRAPS

SCARCE INFANTRY COLONEL SHOULDER STRAPS

This is a pair from a small collection we acquired. The rank is particularly hard to find given that there was only one colonel to thirty line officers in a regiment and far less turn-over. This is a… (490-2630). Learn More »

$1,100.00
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QUARTER PLATE TINTYPE OF FOUR IDENTIFIED FEDERAL CAVALRYMEN – 4TH & 10TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

QUARTER PLATE TINTYPE OF FOUR IDENTIFIED FEDERAL CAVALRYMEN – 4TH & 10TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

A great view of these four horsemen all displaying their cavalry sabers. Chief Bugler Addison Cole of Syracuse, NY is seated at center resting one hand on his saber and the other on his bugle, which… (2021-805). Learn More »

ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL HALF PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF MAJOR ISAAC M. ABRAHAM OF COMPANY G, 85TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL HALF PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF MAJOR ISAAC M. ABRAHAM OF COMPANY G, 85TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

Isaac would be commissioned as a Captain in September 1861. His promotion to major would come in April, 1864. The regiment was engaged in no less than 19 engagements. Abraham would not make it through… (2021-807). Learn More »


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THEFT FROM GRAVESITE OF GEN. JOHN REYNOLDS

A large artillery shell, one of pair that sit on either side of the grave of Gen. John F. Reynolds in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, PA has been removed from the site. If anyone comes into contact with the shell or has any information regarding its… . Learn More »

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