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CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN WILLIAM RICE JONES AS WEST POINT CADET CA. 1859; CITED FOR GALLANTRY AT GALVESTON; ASSISTANT CHIEF OF ARTILLERY IN TEXAS

CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN WILLIAM RICE JONES AS WEST POINT CADET CA. 1859; CITED FOR GALLANTRY AT GALVESTON; ASSISTANT CHIEF OF ARTILLERY IN TEXAS

This quarter-plate ambrotype is housed in a very nice Richmond Washington monument thermoplastic case and comes from the collection of the late Virginia collector and dealer Bill Turner. The… (1138-1775). Learn More »

$6,500.00
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CONFEDERATE GENERAL LUNSFORD LINDSAY LOMAX AS A U.S. CAVALRY SECOND LIEUTENANT

CONFEDERATE GENERAL LUNSFORD LINDSAY LOMAX AS A U.S. CAVALRY SECOND LIEUTENANT

Formerly in the collection of Virginia collector and dealer Bill Turner this sixth plate ambrotype shows Confederate General Lunsford Lindsay Lomax as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, sometime… (1138-1830). Learn More »

ARMED AND ID’D CONFEDERATE WITH A LOVE NOTE ON THE REVERSE

ARMED AND ID’D CONFEDERATE WITH A LOVE NOTE ON THE REVERSE

This Confederate private is shown in gray jacket and gray trousers with a wide dark stripe. He is bareheaded and wears his hair neatly combed and mustache and goatee. He has turned down the collar of… (1139-21). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DRAWING A COFFIN-HILTED, GUARDLESS BOWIE

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DRAWING A COFFIN-HILTED, GUARDLESS BOWIE

This ninth plate ambrotype is housed in figural thermoplastic case with a scene of farm implements: a plough, rake, scythe, and beehive with bees. In contrast to that pacific scene, the soldier in the… (1138-1903). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH LARGE D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH LARGE D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE

This Confederate soldier is seated with one arm resting on the table beside him. He wears dark trousers and a simple dark jacket showing six small brass buttons down the front and a short, standing… (1138-1882). Learn More »

EARLY WAR CONFEDERATE OFFICER WITH SWORD

EARLY WAR CONFEDERATE OFFICER WITH SWORD

This ninth plate ambrotype shows a young Confederate officer from the knees up, seated in a studio with arm resting a table beside him, clutching his sword so that the hilt is visible to the camera.… (1138-1888). Learn More »

VIVID NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE PRIVATE

VIVID NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE PRIVATE

This image is extremely clear and shows very contemporary looking young man, seated, from the knees-up, wearing an open Confederate shell jacket. Aside from very delicate tinting of the soldier’s… (1138-1859). Learn More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »


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SCARCE 1859 DATED AMES LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, AKA MODEL 1860

Old habits die hard. Although we now know production of the new pattern cavalry saber intended to replace the heavy Model 1840 started in 1857, most still refer to them as the Model 1860. This is a scarce example of one produced by Ames in 1859 and… (2022-718). Learn More »

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