NEW ARRIVALS; updated 7/16/2018
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Rare view of Alfred Stratton on right, soldier in the 147th NYVI who lost both
arms during the war with two other wounded soldiers.  Soldier on the left is
missing his right arm and the officer in the middle is using a cain.  Backmark
by Fredericks.  First time I have ever seen this image.  
Autographed cdv of Colonel John C Whiton, Lt colonel of the 43rd Mass Vols
and Colonel of the 58th Mass Vols, wounded in action at Cold Harbor.  
Signed on the back in strong ink.
.CDV of Major Charles Edmund Rice, Served in the 1st Mass Cav as Lt, 2nd
Mass Cav Lt-Capt, 1st Mass Battn Cav Capt and Major from 1861-5.  Bm by
Black of Boston.
CDV of Captain Andrew Campbell 2nd for the 46th Mass Vols, served1862-3
in the Carolina's.  Moore Bros bm.
Some of the most important photography of the Civil War will follow with these
original Alexander Gardner Stereoviews of the destruction of the battle of
Antietam.  First time the world had seen scenes of carnage in original
photographs.   Very rare.  View of the Confederate dead along the road
south of the Corn Field.  (Gardner/Brady imprints on all images in this group)
Dead of the Irish Brigade before the sunken Road.  
Burying the dead on the Battlefield
More Confederate dead along the road to the south of the Cornfield.
Confederate Dead in the Sunken lane.
More confederate dead along the road south of the Corn Field.
Dead Confederate who had dragged himself into a small ravine to die.
CDV of Major and BBG Edwin Burr Babbitt of the Quartermasters Dept.  
Regular army officer who served in the army from 1826 to 1881.  Bendann
Bros bm.
Ultra rare view of Booth Conspirator Payne as a Prisoner on the Monitor Ship
awaiting hanging for the Lincoln Assasination.  Rarely ever seen with
Gardner imprint.
.Great early War cdv of three famous officers at the start of their Careers in
the 1st Massachusetts infantry.  Left to Right, Lt Charles L Chandler 1st
Mass, Captain 34th Mass, Lt Colonel 57th Mass killed at the North Anna
River in 1864.  Middle Captain Edward Wild, Colonel 35th Mass and
Brigadier General of Volunteers, lost an arm at South Mtn in 1862, Right
Capt and Bvt Lt Colonel William Candler 1st Mass Infantry.  Photo exists in
the Mass Mollus Collection Vol 96, page 4903.   Batchelder Boston bm.
CDV of Captain James Edward Thorndike, served as a Corporal in the 8th
Missouri Vols 5/61-6/62, then promoted Captain and ADC on the Staff of
General Saxton resigning in 1865.    Boston Bm.  
CDV of Surgeon Jonathan Smith Ross of the 11th New Hampshire Vols.  
Served out West from 8/62-12/64.  Elrod Bros bm Louisville.
CDV of Major Richard J Falls of the 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry.  Served
1/62-1/65 being wounded at Ream's station in 1864.  Great view with Sword.  
Gutenkunst bm.
CDV of Major Robert Dollard of Easton Mass, served with the 23rd Mass
4/61-6/64 rising from Private to captain, then transfered to the 2nd Colored
Cavalry of the Army of the James where he was promoted Major.  Discharged
in Texas in 1866.  Ink signed on back Richardson bm.  
CDV of Confederate Spy Belle Boyd. "Maria Isabella "Belle" Boyd was one of the
Confederacy's most notorious spies. She was born in May 1844 in Martinsburg, Virginia
(now West Virginia) to a prosperous family with strong Southern ties. During the Civil
War, her father was a soldier in the Stonewall Brigade, and at least three other members
of her family were convicted of being Confederate spies.  Following a skirmish at nearby
Falling Waters on July 2, 1861, Federal troops occupied Martinsburg. On July 4, Belle
Boyd shot and killed a drunken Union soldier who, as she wrote in her post-war
memoirs, "addressed my mother and myself in language as offensive as it is possible to
conceive. I could stand it no longer...we ladies were obliged to go armed in order to
protect ourselves as best we might from insult and outrage." She did not suffer any
reprisal for this action, "the commanding officer...inquired into all the circumstances with
strict impartiality, and finally said I had 'done perfectly right.'" Thus began her career as
"the Rebel Spy" at age 17."  Anthony bm.
Anthony CDV of Nathaniel B Tucker Confederate Agent. "Tucker was born in
Winchester, Virginia, the son of Congressman Henry St. George Tucker, Sr. and Ann
Evelina Hunter, brother of John Randolph Tucker, Congressman, and uncle of Henry St.
George Tucker, III, Congressman. He was the namesake of his uncle, author and judge
Nathaniel Beverley Tucker.[1] He was educated at the University of Virginia. He was
founder and editor of the Washington Sentinel from 1853 to 1856. In December 1853 he
was elected printer to the United States Senate, and in 1857 was appointed consul to
Liverpool, England, remaining there until 1861.  He joined the Confederate Army, and
was sent by the Confederate government in 1862 as an economic agent to England and
France, and in 1863–64 to Canada, to arrange for the exchange of cotton for Union food.
[3] He also made some secret diplomatic representations to Northern men of influence.
He was included on the Union “Wanted List” during the War, and was charged as a
conspirator in the plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Although he was never arrested,
he was never pardoned either.[4] He went to Mexico after the Civil War ended, was there
until the reign of Maximilian I of Mexico came to an end, whereupon he returned to
Canada.[5] Upon returning to the United States in 1869, he resided in Washington, D.C.,
and Berkeley Springs, West Virginia.  
In 1840 or 1841, he married Jane Shelton Ellis (born about 1820 in Richmond, Virginia),
the daughter of Charles Ellis and Jane Shelton. Among his eight children was Beverley
Dandridge Tucker,[5] Episcopal Bishop of Southern Virginia (who in turn by Anna Maria
Washington was the father of Henry St. George Tucker, Episcopal Bishop of Kyoto,
Japan, and later Virginia and, even later, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church,
USA). He died in Richmond, Virginia."
Anthony CDV of Union Spy George Curtis "George Curtis was a resident of
New York at the beginning of the Civil War and joined a New York infantry
regiment. He then became a Pinkerton agent, and a Union spy.  He was
selected in 1862 to obtain information from Richmond. He made his way to
the Confederate capital as a contraband merchant selling gun caps,
ammunition, and the much needed quinine. The day after reaching Virginia
he was taken to the Confederate lines and to an audience with Major
General A. P. Hill.  General Hill gave him a pass to go on to Richmond and
also asked Curtis if he would carry some dispatches as well. Curtis gladly
agreed to carry out his request. When Curtis reached Richmond he was
introduced to Confederate Secretary of War Judah Benjamin where he
negotiated for the delivery of his contraband goods and received a pass to
move in and out of Richmond freely.  Throughout the war Curtis was asked
to, and did, carry dispatches to Confederate General John B. Magruder. But
before they reached General Magruder they were taken by Mr. Bangs,
Pinkerton's supervisor for field agents. There they were copied before
continuing on to General Magruder. Curtis was never suspected for a spy,
he was never arrested. He worked as a contraband merchant for the
duration of the war, never once was he suspected of carrying important
information to the Union forces".