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YOUNG VIRGINIA CONFEDERATE TAKEN SEPTEMBER 2, 1862

YOUNG VIRGINIA CONFEDERATE TAKEN SEPTEMBER 2, 1862

This ninth-plate ruby ambrotype shows a Confederate soldier sporting a large bowtie cravat and wearing a black-trimmed gray kepi and battle shirt, the latter clearly showing two-piece Virginia… (1138-1889). Learn More »

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SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A UNION HEAVY ARTILLERYMAN

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A UNION HEAVY ARTILLERYMAN

Full seated view of an unidentified Union private. The subject is posed seated with his legs crossed and holding his forage cap in his lap. The cap is angled so the insignia of crossed cannons,… (1139-65). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF SEATED 6TH CORPS SOLDIER

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF SEATED 6TH CORPS SOLDIER

Image is a lap-up seated view of a Union soldier seated by a cloth covered table on which he rests his arm. Opposite the table is a heavy curtain with tasseled tiebacks that happen to drape the… (1138-1939). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF STANDING UNION CAVALRYMAN

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF STANDING UNION CAVALRYMAN

Image shows a Union cavalry private posed in front of a plain white backdrop next to a cloth covered table. He wears a dark slouch hat, dark cavalry shell jacket with buttons that have been… (1139-31). Learn More »

NINTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A SEATED UNION CAVALRYMAN WITH A COLT REVOLVER STUCK IN HIS BELT

NINTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A SEATED UNION CAVALRYMAN WITH A COLT REVOLVER STUCK IN HIS BELT

Waist-up view of a young fresh-faced Union cavalryman wearing a dark shell jacket with gilt buttons and light trousers. He wears his belt with shoulder support strap and rectangular Pattern 1851 plate… (1139-14). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF SOLDIER WITH EARLY WHITE ACCOUTERMENT BELTS

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF SOLDIER WITH EARLY WHITE ACCOUTERMENT BELTS

This sixth plate tintype shows a clean-shaven Union soldier in regulation infantry frock coat and flat-brimmed forage cap. He is seated in front of a plain backdrop and looks straight at the camera,… (2021-780). Learn More »

DRUMMER MELVIN ALLEN BROWN Co. G 122ND ILLINOIS, FIGHTING FORREST IN WEST TENNESSEE

DRUMMER MELVIN ALLEN BROWN Co. G 122ND ILLINOIS, FIGHTING FORREST IN WEST TENNESSEE

This very clear 6th plate tintype shows a young Union drummer in a regulation infantry musician’s frock coat, standing with his snare drum hanging from a drum sling around his neck and holding his… (1139-38). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MILITARY BANDSMAN WITH OVER-THE-SHOULDER HORN

SIXTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MILITARY BANDSMAN WITH OVER-THE-SHOULDER HORN

This bandsman wears a dark frock coat and kepi, and cradles an over-the-shoulder horn against one shoulder. His coat has the usual nine button front, with the buttons lightly gilt by the photographer.… (1139-20). 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 »

EARLY WAR CONFEDERATE SERGEANT WITH SABER EX-BILL TURNER

EARLY WAR CONFEDERATE SERGEANT WITH SABER EX-BILL TURNER

This sixth plate ambrotype shows a seated sergeant from the knees up, wearing a brimmed hat and a dark frock coat that shows both sergeant’s chevrons and shoulder straps. He also wears a white buff… (1138-1838). 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 »

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF JOHN MARSHALL JONES - 7th U.S. INFANTRY, CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, KILLED IN ACTION AT THE WILDERNESS

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF JOHN MARSHALL JONES - 7th U.S. INFANTRY, CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, KILLED IN ACTION AT THE WILDERNESS

This wonderful half-plate daguerreotype shows then lieutenant John Marshall Jones in uniform, seated third from left, with three men in civilian garb. Jones holds his 1839 pattern officer’s forage… (1138-1785). Learn More »

PAIR OF PRE-WAR AMBROTYPES OF A GENTLEMAN & HIS LADY

PAIR OF PRE-WAR AMBROTYPES OF A GENTLEMAN & HIS LADY

From the style of dress and hair these images look to date from the 1850’s. The first is a sixth-plate of a seated couple. The gentleman wears a stove pipe hat, dark jacket, trousers and bowtie with… (1138-1930). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF A GRIEVING MOTHER & HER CHILDREN IN A MOURNING THEMED UNION CASE

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF A GRIEVING MOTHER & HER CHILDREN IN A MOURNING THEMED UNION CASE

Wonderful, clear image of a young mother dressed in a long black dress with a white lace collar and black bow at her throat flanked by her two children. Leaning against the mother’s knee is a young… (1138-1945). Learn More »

SEATED VIRGINIA ENLISTED MAN, EX-TURNER COLLECTION

SEATED VIRGINIA ENLISTED MAN, EX-TURNER COLLECTION

This is a ninth-plate ambrotype in figural thermoplastic case with mat, frame and glass in place, but missing the facing pad. It comes from the collection of the late Bill Turner, noted Virginia… (1138-1937). Learn More »

VERY NICE SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG AMERICAN WOMAN OF AFRICAN DESCENT

VERY NICE SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG AMERICAN WOMAN OF AFRICAN DESCENT

The subject is posed resting one arm on a cloth covered table on which a book rests. She wears a light-colored dress which buttons down the front, has a white lace collar and a dark sash at her… (1138-2033). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO MEN SHARING A BOTTLE OF “RED EYE”

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO MEN SHARING A BOTTLE OF “RED EYE”

Nice, clean image of two men seated at a small cloth covered table beside a short column. The fellow at the left wears a dark slouch hat and a dark civilian suit with matching dark vest. The… (1138-2019). Learn More »

EIGHTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A BAREFOOT YOUNG CHILD OF AFRICAN DESCENT

EIGHTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A BAREFOOT YOUNG CHILD OF AFRICAN DESCENT

Tintype shows a little fellow perhaps 6 or 7 years old wearing dark jacket and light trousers. He is posed standing by a table with two books stacked on it and he is standing in front of a painted… (1138-2045). Learn More »

TINTYPE OF A TRIPLE ARMED UNION CAVALRYMAN IN A PATRIOTIC CASE

TINTYPE OF A TRIPLE ARMED UNION CAVALRYMAN IN A PATRIOTIC CASE

Image is a sixth-plate tin of a Union cavalryman wearing a dark slouch hat with the tassels of the hat cord turned toward the back of the hat. Just visible on the crown are crossed sabers that have… (1139-61). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE INFANTRY FIRST LIEUTENANT SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE

CONFEDERATE INFANTRY FIRST LIEUTENANT SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE

There is no doubt about this Confederate officer’s branch of service or rank. He has adopted the U.S. officer’s 1858 pattern army hat complete with turned-up brim held by an embroidered bullion… (1139-01). Learn More »


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SCARCE S.D. WALTON & Co. CIVIL WAR US ARMY CONTRACT FORAGE CAP

Samuel D. Walton of Philadelphia had significant government contracts for forage caps, but we don’t see many of his products, or ones still bearing his label at least, perhaps in large part since they seem to have been early war. This is a very… (1052-201). Learn More »

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