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Ultra rare image of Gersham Mott's II Corps Division Headquarters in Virginia
in 1864.  Image shows Mott and staff outside his HQ tent along with Division
Flag with trefoil hanging from the right.  JP Doremus of Patterson NJ backmark
with period inscription on verso Compliments of Capt. JH Dessault of the 8th
NJ.  Rare image of a Union HQ in the field.  Slight crease in middle not
detracting from image.
$850
Very sharp view of Confederate prisoners in Elmira NY Prison.  Backmark by
Moulton and Larkin Elmira NY.  Thousands of prisoners can be viewed next to
their tents throughout the photo.
$375
Rare Albumen of Officers of the Army of the Potomac and Foreign Military
dignataries.  Included in the photo are , seated 2nd from Right Bvt Brigadier
General Simon F Barstow, seated 3rd from Left Bvt Brigadier General Joseph
Dickinson, standing 3rd from right is Bvt Brigadier General Benjamin C Ludlow,
standing 3rd from right Captain Ulric Dahlgren who would be killed in the raid
on Richmond, standing far right is Colonel later Brigadier General Alfred N
Duffie of the 1st Rhode Island Cavalry and the Army of the Potomac Cavalry
Corps.  4 by 6 inch's previously mounted.
$450
Alexander Gardner Gallery Card Albumen of the Sanitary Commission
location in Washington DC.  Shown are members and Union Soldiers at 244F
St, Washington DC.  The Sanitary condition provided relief and nursing to the
Union Army.  Gardner/Gibson imprints on front.  Rare
$450
Scarce albumen by Alexander Gardner of the Provost Marshall of the Army of
the Potomac Marsena Patrick and staff in Virginia.  Note star over Building.  
Scarce though I have a copy of this view in Stereoview format.  From the
Collection of Staff Officer James P Kimball who became Director of the US Mint
after the War.   4 by 4 inch's from Kimball's scrapbook collection
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Another scarce view of Marsena Patrick and staff taken in Va. by Alexander
Gardner in front of  Dr Talliaferro's House in Culpepper Va.  Again from the
same collection and size as above.
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Brady Gallery Card of Brigadier General Caldwell and Staff at Fair Oaks in
1862. The officer standing at left is the famous future Indian Fighter and
Medal of Honor Winner Nelson A Miles.  Caldwell a Brigade and Division
commander in the II Corps led his division into the Wheatfield at Gettysburg to
hold back Longstreets attack suffering the loss of two Brigade Commanders in
Colonel Edward Cross and Brigadier General Samuel Zook.  Rare image.  Nice
American Flag draped over the tent..
$750
Rare albumen of Major General James Wilson and staff taken in Virginia in
1864.  Wilson in the dress of a line officer lounges on the steps in between his
staff officers.  Commander of a Division in the Army of the Potomac, he led the
famous raid that burned down Selma Al and closed the South's last arsenal
and foundry after Richmond.  Brady image.  Rare
$1250
     
Very Rare albumen of VI Corps General Thomas Neil and staff taken in the
field.  Note Division Flag behind the group with the Greek Cross on it.   
Unmounted it comes with the backing paper seen behind it.  First copy of this
photo taken by Brady in 1864 that I have seen.  Sedgwick's VI Corps was
heavily engaged during the Overland and Petersburg campaigns when this
photo was taken.  Photo is roughly 6 by 8 inch's.
$650
Ultra Rare View of a Union Regimental Execution duing the Civil War.  
Regiment is setup in parade formation around the scaffold set in the middle of
the scene.  A group rides towards the scaffold which may include the
condemned soldier.  An id paper came with the image saying that it is Private
William H Howe of the 116th Pa Vols being hanged for desertion and murder.  
But I have no way to confirm that it is indeed him.  This is only the third CDV I
have seen portraying an execution which makes these incredibly Rare.
$1250
Rare unmounted Albumen of Irish Brigade Commander Bvt Brigadier General
Robert Nugent (69th NYVI).  Shown in the photo are left to right  Colonel
Dennis F Burke 88th NYVI, Nugent, Lt Col James Smith 69th NYVI, Lt Colonel
James Fleming 28th Mass Vols, and Capt William H Terwilliger 63rd NYVI all of
the Irish Brigade.  Photo originally by William M Smith.  Size 6 by 8 inch's
unmounted.  Rare.
$850
Alexander Gardner Gallery Card of the Propeller Elizabeth, Supply Boat of
the US Sanitary Commission.  Soldiers and members standing along the ship
for the photographer.  Gardner/Gibson imprint on front.  Rare.
$450
Brady large albumen of Robertson's Horse Artillery Brigade of the Army of the
Potomac.  Shown are four full Batteries and their attendants for the Horse
Artillery that served with Pleasanton's cavalry in 1862.  Light water staining.  
Roughly 14 by 12, from the Brady series of photos published in book form.
$650
     
     
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Rare Gallery Card of the Officers of the 60th New York Volunteers taken in
1862 at Sulphur Springs Va.  Standing in the middle is Colonel William B
Goodrich who would be killed later that year at Antietam.  Brady imprint and
label on the verso.
$450
Two rare albumen views of Fort Sumter after she surrendered to the
confederates and their bombardment and before she was pounded into a pile
of rubble by the US Navy in 1863.  Shows workmen fixing the damage done by
the Conferates they repair the Fort.  First time I have ever seen these views.  
Mount is 8 by 10 in.
$650
Wonderful CDV of Libby Prison Autographed by a Union Brevet Brigadier
General.    CDV is presented to CG Davis by Brevet Brigadier General Samuel
Emory Chamberlain show served in the 3rd, 1st and 5th Mass Cavalry
Regiments rising from Lt to Colonel and BBG by War's end.   Chamberlain was
taken prisoner at Poolesville Md in September of 1862 and served time in
Libby Prison.  I have not been able to pin down Davis yet, but he most likely
served in Libby also being taken prisoner at some point.  Rare Combination.
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