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Framed Union Document, HQ 1st Pa Light Artillery 3/12/64 signed by
Colonel Robert West.  West served in the 7th US Cavalry post Civil War with
Custer.  "Robert Mayhew West himself had an interesting career. He was an
engineer before the Civil War; was commissioned Captain, battery G, 1st
Pennsylvania, Light Artillery, in April 1861; was promoted to Major 15 Sep
1861, and to Colonel 28 Jul 1862. Transferred as Colonel to the 5th
Pennsylvania Cav- alry in April 1864, he remained thenceforth a Cavalry
officer, and was made a Brevet Brigadier General later in 1864. He
participated in all the action of the Army of the Potomac, and remained in
the Army after the War, reverting to the rank of Colonel, and after the armed
forces were reduced in size, becoming Captain of the celebrated U.S. 7th
Cavalry in the Indian Territory. There was some trouble here, and Captain
West was suspended from duty 3 Feb 1868, "for drunkenness" (not unusual
at a Western Army Post), and he resigned from service early in 1869.
Composite photograph of the Officers of the 107th NYVI.  Shown in the
middle is Colonel Nirom M Craner and Lt Colonel Allen N Sill.  Served in the
Union XII and XX Corps during the war seeing plenty of action.  
Fascinating Union Document listing the commander of Artillery in the Army
of the Potomac on May 30th 1863 just after the battle of Chancellorsville
and just before Gettysburg.  Document is autographed by Chief of Artillery
Henry Hunt with rank on the verso.  Rare.
Scarce cdv of Confederate General James Patrick Major.  Indian Fighter pre
war,  Fought at Wilson's Creek, Vicksburg, commanded a Texas Brigade of
Cavalry in Louisiana seeing action at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill among
other actions.  Rare.  Brittle carte.
CDV of Union Regular Granville O Haller.  Saved Harrisburg from Lee's
army during the Gettysburg campaign by defending and burning the
Wrightsville Bridge for which he was cashiered and re-enstated.  Great
history here.
CDV of Colonel John M Harlan 10th Kentucky Infantry.
Rare cdv of Colonel Dwight Woodbury 4th Michigan Vols killed at Malvern
Hill Va in 1862.   A/B backmark.
Rare Brady Gallery Card of Principle Street of Sharpsburg (Antietam) Md
No. 595.  Rarely seen view available in the original format by Mathew
Brady   Alexander Gardner imprint on front.  
Another rare view of Real's Barn Burned by Union Artillery during the battle
of Antietam.  No. 591  Brady Gardner imprints.
Mint condition 1/4 Plate Tintype Union Lt with Sword and Kepi.  Nicely tinted
in a clean no ships Geometric Thermoplastic Case.  One of the Best
condition tt's I have ever seen.  
Spectacular view of Confederate General Robert B Vance of North Carolina
while being held as Union Prisoner.  "
Vance entered the Confederacy forming the
"Buncombe County Life Guards" (later, Company H of the 29th North Carolina Infantry Regiment).
After training at Camp Patton, in Asheville, Vance was unanimously elected as the regiment's colonel.
The regiment was sent to eastern Tennessee to guard the bridges on the Bristol-Chattanooga road.[14]
They all took up position at the Cumberland Gap, seeing their first real action on March 24, 1862.[2]
They later accompanied Edmund Kirby Smith into Kentucky, and on December 30, 1862, Vance
commanded the brigade of James E. Rains, after his death, at the Battle of Murfreesboro.[14] There
were many casualties in the brigade, with Vance's own horse killed beneath him by a shell.[2] After
the battle, Vance had to step down from his post as he contracted typhoid fever, but he was
commended for his service by General John P. McCown, which led to Jefferson Davis commissioning
him as brigadier general on March 4, 1863.  Capture After a lengthy recovery from his illness, Vance
was placed in charge of the North Carolina–Tennessee mountains under the command of General
Braxton Bragg, with orders to harass the Union flanks and disrupt the flow of enemy supplies.  On
January 14, 1864, he was assigned a mission at Cosby Creek, Tennessee.[14] Vance intercepted a
major supply train going to General Ambrose Burnside's troops near Knoxville, but when he tried to
take the wagons to North Carolina, Vance, and nearly all of his troops, were captured by Sergeant
Everett W. Anderson of the 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry.  Imprisonment Vance was detained at various
Union prisons in Nashville, Louisville, Fort Chase (Ohio), and Fort Delaware until a former prisoner of
Vance's, Reverend Nathaniel G. Taylor, intervened on Vance's behalf, as Vance had treated him well
and, eventually, released him.  President Lincoln issued Vance a special parole, allowing him to buy
clothes for other Confederate soldiers. On March 10, 1865, Lincoln granted Vance a condition full
pardon, allowing him to return to North Carolina, but requiring him not to fight again.
Captured by a Sargent in the 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry.  
Boldly signed framed cdv of Cavalry General Judson Kilpatrick.   Great
Pair of Corps Badges owned by George H Teele 19th Mass Vols.  A Rare 18
Karot gold trefoil 2nd Corps War Date badge accompanied by a suspension
badge for the 19th Mass also.  Teele served in the 5th Mass in 1861 and
then served with the 19th Mass through 1864.  Great II Corps regiment with
great Gettysburg history.  Rare to find gold corps badges like this.  Closeup
scans can be provided.  Important piece.
Official US Commission as Brevet Major to officer Charles P Horton for
excellent officering during the battles of South Mtn, Antietam,
Chancellorsville and Gettysburg.  Stamps signed by President Andrew
Johnson, and hand signed by Edwin Stanton.  Hasn't been unfolded for 150
years, inks are very bright and readable and document is very clean.,  
Horton from the 2nd Mass was a staff officer during the  War on the Staffs of
General George S Greene among others, playing a notable part during the
Neat view of Fitz John-Porter with Corps Flag.
Scarce view of General Conrad Feger Jackson Killed at Fredericksburg.   
Cremer Phila bm.
Mint condition view of Irish Brigade Commander Thomas F Meagher.  A/B
Rare view of Soldier of Fortune, Sir Percy Wyndham Union Cavalry
Commander.  Some light bends to the carte.
Unpublished view of a Union Regimental staff in the street of an unknown
town.  Two Colonels or Majors are included in the group.  African American
Woman standing on the porch to the left might indicate this was taken in the
South.  Lots to study or research of this great Character photograph.  
Interesting Brady view of General Edwin V Sumner II Corps.
Mint condition by Fredericks NY of John Grubbe Parke IX Corps.
Very scarce view of General Henry Briggs.  A/B
Brady cdv of General Henry Bohlen Killed at Rappahanock in 1862 by a
Confederate Sharpshooter.
Ultra rare and unpublished view of General Andrew Porter's staff in 1861,
future General William Averell stands to his left.  Other staff officers are id'd
on the verso.
Scholten St Louis view of Medal of Honor for Pea Ridge Union General
Francis Herron.  
Rare cdv of General Charles Stolbrand, a Swedish Officer who served in
Artillery and was made a General later in the War.  
Rare autograph of Booth's killer Sgt Boston Corbett 16th NY Cavalry.
Card given by Sgt Boston Corbett wtih autograph and Religious Tract.  He
was a noted religious zealot.  Killed Booth in 1865.