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SAMUEL J.D. McCARGO, CO. B 14th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, WITH PISTOL AND SABER - DIED OF WOUNDS AT GETTYSBURG JULY 3 ON THE EAST CAVALRY FIELD!

SAMUEL J.D. McCARGO, CO. B 14th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, WITH PISTOL AND SABER - DIED OF WOUNDS AT GETTYSBURG JULY 3 ON THE EAST CAVALRY FIELD!

This sixth-plate ambrotype of Samuel J.D. McCargo was published with its identification in the 1979 Confederate Calendar by Lawrence Jones and sold in April 1998 at Swann Galleries in New York.… (1138-1985). Learn More »

$3,950.00
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COLONEL OF TEXAS CAVALRY AND MAJOR GENERAL ARTHUR PENDLETON BAGBY: BY LAND AND BY SEA!

COLONEL OF TEXAS CAVALRY AND MAJOR GENERAL ARTHUR PENDLETON BAGBY: BY LAND AND BY SEA!

Arthur Pendleton Bagby led his Texas cavalry troopers in fights on horseback, on foot, and on shipboard. He rose from Major to Major General, his last two promotions, to brigadier and major general… (1138-1993). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MILITIA OFFICER WITH SWORD AND PISTOL, LIKELY VIRGINIA

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MILITIA OFFICER WITH SWORD AND PISTOL, LIKELY VIRGINIA

This member of a militia company has donned white gloves and shows off a Model 1850 foot officer’s sword for his portrait, but has left the rain cover on his kepi. He wears a light colored frock… (1138-1980). Learn More »

CASED HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CS SERGEANT, POSSIBLY BY REES, WITH HALF-PLATE TINTYPE OF LIEUTENANT

CASED HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CS SERGEANT, POSSIBLY BY REES, WITH HALF-PLATE TINTYPE OF LIEUTENANT

These two half plate images are nicely paired by pose and are housed together in a thermoplastic case showing on the front the equestrian statue of George Washington in Richmond in its central oval… (1138-1967). Learn More »

ARMED CAVALRYMAN JAMES M. COLEMAN, COMPANY H, BASIL DUKE’S 2nd KENTUCKY CAVALRY, ONE OF MORGAN’S MEN

ARMED CAVALRYMAN JAMES M. COLEMAN, COMPANY H, BASIL DUKE’S 2nd KENTUCKY CAVALRY, ONE OF MORGAN’S MEN

Images of Confederate cavalrymen are scarce and those from the western theatre doubly or triply so. This ninth plate ambrotype comes from the collection of well-known dealer and collector Bill Turner… (1138-1841). Learn More »

$2,000.00
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NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CS SOLDIER LEANING IN FOR A PHOTO

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CS SOLDIER LEANING IN FOR A PHOTO

This very young southern soldier is literally leaning into the camera’s field of vision from the viewer’s left. It looks rather like the photographer was anxious to get as many customers in the… (1154-08). Learn More »

EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH PLATE UNION CASE

EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH PLATE UNION CASE

Case is in excellent shape. The raised decoration on the exterior is heavy scrollwork along the edges with an oval shaped scroll and riband combination. There are no cracks or chips. Interior can… (P12043). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SERGEANT IN RICHMOND STYLE JACKET

CONFEDERATE SERGEANT IN RICHMOND STYLE JACKET

This sixth-plate ambrotype is housed in an embossed, leatherette case with a separated hinge, but is matted, glassed, and framed, and the facing pad is place. The image is very clear and shows a… (1139-52). Learn More »

ARMED MILITIA RIFLE OR LIGHT INFANTRY MEMBER OF THE “ELEGANT ELITE"

ARMED MILITIA RIFLE OR LIGHT INFANTRY MEMBER OF THE “ELEGANT ELITE"

This sixth-plate daguerreotype dates about 1850-55 and shows a member of an American militia company uniformed as light infantry or riflemen, though he is posed holding what is clearly a typical U.S.… (766-1536). Learn More »

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF C.S. MAJOR GENERAL STEPHEN DODSON RAMSEUR AND C.S. COLONEL FRANK KINCLOCH HUGER AS WEST POINT CADETS BY JAMES EARLE McCLEES, PHILADELPHIA

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF C.S. MAJOR GENERAL STEPHEN DODSON RAMSEUR AND C.S. COLONEL FRANK KINCLOCH HUGER AS WEST POINT CADETS BY JAMES EARLE McCLEES, PHILADELPHIA

This important half-plate daguerreotype comes from the collection of the late Bill Turner and shows future Confederate Major General Stephen Ramseur on the left and future Confederate artillery… (1138-1780). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF A MAN WITH A BELT KNIFE

NINTH PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF A MAN WITH A BELT KNIFE

The subject of this image looks to be a middle-aged man seated in front of a painted backdrop of a lake surrounded by hills and trees. He wears a dark frockcoat with a felt collar and light trousers.… (1138-1920). Learn More »

U.S. ARMY, ARMY OF MISSISSIPPI, AND CONFEDERATE ARMY: MAJOR GENERAL SAMUEL GIBBS FRENCH

U.S. ARMY, ARMY OF MISSISSIPPI, AND CONFEDERATE ARMY: MAJOR GENERAL SAMUEL GIBBS FRENCH

Later in life French reckoned that between the war in Mexico and the Civil War, he had seen action in thirty-five engagements. His first was at Palo Alto as a lieutenant in Ringgold’s battery of… (1138-1807). Learn More »

$3,000.00
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FULL STANDING SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG CONFEDERATE PRIVATE

FULL STANDING SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG CONFEDERATE PRIVATE

Looking at this Confederate soldier one gets the impression that he was tall and lanky. He is posed with his arms by his side holding a dark colored slouch hat in his hand. He wears a light-colored… (141-166). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A VERY SELF-ASSURED BLACK WOMAN CA 1860

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A VERY SELF-ASSURED BLACK WOMAN CA 1860

In this striking view dating about 1860, the woman is posed seated on a wood chair that is turned slightly so that she can rest one arm on its back and casually drape one hand down to display two… (1138-2038). Learn More »

THE NORFOLK LIGHT ARTILLERY BLUES! IMPRESSIVE HALF PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY WHITEHURST IN A WONDERFUL WHITEHURST CASE

THE NORFOLK LIGHT ARTILLERY BLUES! IMPRESSIVE HALF PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY WHITEHURST IN A WONDERFUL WHITEHURST CASE

This image is not only mounted with a Whitehurst marked mat, but has a full thermoplastic figural case with a purple velvet facing pad embossed with a large eagle flourishing a ribbon reading “J.H.… (1138-1799). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A BLACK NURSE AND WHITE CHILD

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A BLACK NURSE AND WHITE CHILD

This is a provocative image that carries all sorts of different meanings for the subjects of the photo, those who commissioned it, viewers at the time, and viewers now. To call it challenging is an… (1138-2040). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MILITIA MEMBER IN COLONIAL UNIFORM WITH WIFE

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MILITIA MEMBER IN COLONIAL UNIFORM WITH WIFE

This ambrotype shows a man and woman seated, arm in arm, from the knees up. The man wears a full chin beard typical of the 1850s and dressed in an 1850s version of a Continental Army uniform of dark… (1138-1884). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE OUTDOOR TINTYPE OF THE MCMECHEN HOUSE AND STORE IN MOOREFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA

SIXTH-PLATE OUTDOOR TINTYPE OF THE MCMECHEN HOUSE AND STORE IN MOOREFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA

Great outdoor view of the McMechen house and store on Main St. in Moorefield, West Virginia. The house and store fill the right side of the image with another home visible in the background. The left… (1138-1805). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION SOLDIER

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION SOLDIER

Knees-up view of an unidentified Union soldier wearing a dark forage cap, dark frockcoat and light trousers. He wears a cartridge box with a sling plate that has been touched with gilt and a waistbelt… (1139-12). Learn More »

22nd NEW YORK STATE MILITIA AT HARPERS FERRY 1862 WITH ENFIELD SHORT RIFLES, EQUIPMENT AND GEAR, TENTS, A LOT GOING ON!

22nd NEW YORK STATE MILITIA AT HARPERS FERRY 1862 WITH ENFIELD SHORT RIFLES, EQUIPMENT AND GEAR, TENTS, A LOT GOING ON!

This is from a wonderful series of photos taken on the heights above Harpers Ferry in 1862 by a camera crew likely employed by Brady. Like many in the series this is carefully composed, rich in… (2021-796). Learn More »


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US MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S ENGLISH MADE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP

Manufactured: England  Maker: Unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke Size: 35.8 inch blade, 1.21 wide  Condition: Excellent+ Tri-color blade - blue, gold and "white" of flat design. Ship's Mast, American Eagle, Standing Indian figure and… (870-76). Learn More »

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