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BEFORE AND AFTER ENLISTING IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY

BEFORE AND AFTER ENLISTING IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY

This pair of sixth-plate ambrotypes is housed in a nice thermoplastic case with a geometric and floral border imitating a rustic frame, surrounding a scene of birds picking at a flowering plant. This… (1138-1834). Learn More »

SUPER CLEAR MEXICAN WAR ERA DAGUERROTYPE OF A DAPPER 1st INFANTRY LIEUTENANT

SUPER CLEAR MEXICAN WAR ERA DAGUERROTYPE OF A DAPPER 1st INFANTRY LIEUTENANT

This wonderful sixth plate daguerreotype shows a youthful infantry first lieutenant in a half-length pose, likely seated though no chair is visible, casually leaning an elbow on a table with cover. He… (1138-2010). Learn More »

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SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER IN MONITOR CASE

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER IN MONITOR CASE

This southern soldier is shown seated, resting one elbow on a table beside him. He wears a double-breasted frock coat and is likely an officer, though we don’t see any rank insignia. The image has… (1138-1893). Learn More »

PRE-WAR VIRGINIA MILITIA OFFICER

PRE-WAR VIRGINIA MILITIA OFFICER

This sixth-plate ambrotype is from the collection of the late Bill Turner and was marked by him as a Virginia militia officer, an identification with which we agree. The state’s 1858 regulations… (1138-1901). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG DRUMMER IN ZOUAVE UNIFORM

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG DRUMMER IN ZOUAVE UNIFORM

Elmer Ellsworth’s 1860 tour of the country with his United States Zouave Cadets set off a craze for zouave fashion in general and their light infantry style drill among militia units in particular.… (1138-1927). Learn More »

SIGNED CDV OF C.S. GENERAL P.G.T. BEAUREGARD

SIGNED CDV OF C.S. GENERAL P.G.T. BEAUREGARD

Waist-up, seated view of Beauregard. He wears a fancy double-breasted frock. Image contrast is slightly light. This cdv measures somewhat larger than usual; 2 5/8” x 4 5/8”. Original ink signature… (1138-41). Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL WILLIAM PRESTON

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL WILLIAM PRESTON

Waist-up portrait of Preston in Confederate uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with general’s collar insignia. Image clear with very good contrast. Period ink identification “Gen Preston”… (1138-451). Learn More »

CDV OF BUILDINGS WITH GUARDS AND STOCKADE FENCE

CDV OF BUILDINGS WITH GUARDS AND STOCKADE FENCE

Horizontal image showing unidentified buildings; one brick structure and several white-washed wood buildings. Two guards are visible and a stockade fence runs across the foreground. Image is clear but… (1138-1512). Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WILLIAM PRESTON

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WILLIAM PRESTON

Oval bust view carte de viste of Preston in Confederate uniform. The image is light, but he wears a double-breasted frock with general’s collar insignia and an unbuttoned cape. No photographer’s… (1138-453). Learn More »

CDV OF GEORGE WASHINGTON CUSTIS LEE

CDV OF GEORGE WASHINGTON CUSTIS LEE

Bust view of Lee. He looks to be wearing civilian clothes. Image contrast is good. Photographer’s imprint on bottom edge of mount. Backmark: “Stonewall Art Gallery, Boude & Miley, Lexington,… (1138-290A). Learn More »

CDV OF BATTERED FORT SUMTER

CDV OF BATTERED FORT SUMTER

Horizontal view of the well-battered remains of Fort Sumter. This image is known as "View of Fort Sumter from the sand bar, 1865." Photographer's backmark: H. C. Foster, Morris Island. Fort Sumter is… (1138-1494). Learn More »

CDV OF LIGHT HOUSE ATOP BATTERED FORT SUMTER

CDV OF LIGHT HOUSE ATOP BATTERED FORT SUMTER

Vertical view of the well-battered walls of Fort Sumter and the temporary light house constructed on the northeast corner after the war. Image is clear with good contrast. Ornate photographer's… (1138-1498). Learn More »

CDV OF FORT LAFAYETTE "APARTMENTS TO LET"

CDV OF FORT LAFAYETTE "APARTMENTS TO LET"

Vertical view of Fort Lafayette. Lithograph cdv shows fort with faded caption "Apartments To Let" and still lighter under that, "Fort Lafayette".  No Photographer's backmark. Fort Lafayette was an… (1138-1514). Learn More »

CDV OF FIRE DAMAGE ON MEETING STREET IN CHARLESTON

CDV OF FIRE DAMAGE ON MEETING STREET IN CHARLESTON

Horizontal image showing burnt-out district of Charleston following the fire of 1861; specifically Meeting Street. Two churches are the focal point. The heavily damaged one in the foreground is the… (1138-1500). Learn More »

IMAGE OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN HUNT MORGAN & WIFE

IMAGE OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN HUNT MORGAN & WIFE

Lithographed image is of Morgan in Confederate uniform seated in a chair with his wife standing beside him wearing a bonnet and a long black coat. Contrast and clarity are good. Paper is good but the… (1138-407). Learn More »

CDV OF GENERAL BRAGG

CDV OF GENERAL BRAGG

Full-standing view of Braxton Bragg in Confederate uniform. He is wearing a double-breasted frock with rank insignia on collar and sleeves. He has a sword at his side. Image exhibits some foxing and a… (1138-54). Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WILLIAM N. BEALL

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WILLIAM N. BEALL

Seated view carte de viste of Beall in Confederate uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with general’s collar insignia. Image clear with good contrast. Photographer’s backmark, S. Anderson,… (1138-22). Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL ROGER A. PRYOR

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL ROGER A. PRYOR

Bust view of Pryor in civilian clothes. Image is clear with very good contrast. Period ink identification along bottom edge of mount. Photographer’s backmark, J. Gurney & Son, New York. Roger… (1138-462). Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL STERLING PRICE

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL STERLING PRICE

Seated view of Price in Confederate uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with general’s collar and sleeve insignia. Image is clear with good contrast. No photographer’s backmark. Sterling… (1138-459). Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL P.G.T. BEAUREGARD IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL P.G.T. BEAUREGARD IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES

This is a bust view of Beauregard. He wears civilian clothes and bow tie. Image is crisp and slightly light. Photographer’s backmark from C.R. Rees & Co., in Richmond. Pierre Gustave… (1138-33). Learn More »


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VERY SCARCE SWAN CONTRACT VIRGINIA MILITIA REGIMENTALLY MARKED MUSKET, CIRCA 1799: COMPANY C, 54th REGIMENT, NORFOLK BOROUGH

This musket follows the general lines of a British Short Land Pattern musket, but bears no British maker, ordnance, or proof marks. The lock is a two-screw lock with gooseneck hammer, rounded pan and no external bridle. The lockplate is stamped with… (1000-0255). Learn More »

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