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Large Oval Albumen of General Edwin Vose Sumner, previously
framed.  
$350
Framed large albumen of future Colonel Daniel D Wheeler 4th
Vermont Vols.  Medal of Honor for the battle of Salem Heights in
1863.  Rare early war image of him as a Junior Officer with a
Philadelphia imprint.
$375
.Scarce large albumen of Major General Alvin C Gillem.  West Point
Class of 1851, Seminole War Veteran and stationed in Texas
preWar.  At war's beggining he was a Captain on the staff of George
Thomas and was breveted Major for Spring Mill Ky, then made
Colonel of the 10th Tennessee Vols, and was Provost Marshal of
Nashville in 1862.  In overall command of the troops that killed John
Hunt Morgan and Cavalry in Eastern Tn that carried into Sherman's
campaign into North Carolina.  Commanded in Mississippi post war
and was involved in the attack on the Modoc Indians at the Lava Beds
in California.  10 by 11 inch's.
$350
Large oval albumen on page of Major Theadore Winthrop Killed at the
Battle of Big Bethel in 1861, the first officer of senior rank to die in the
War!  Rare..
$400
Large oval albumen of General Robert S Granger from the estate of
Civil War photographer C G Gier in Nashville Tn.
$350
     
     
John Coughlin (1837 to May 27, 1912) was an American soldier who
fought in the American Civil War. Coughlin received the country's
highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his
action at Swifts Creek in Virginia on 9 May 1864. He was honored with
the award on 31 August 1893.
Coughlin was born in Williamstown, Vermont, in 1837. He was
appointed as Lieutenant Colonel of the 10th New Hampshire
Volunteer Infantry in September 1862, and mustered out with the
regiment in June 1865. He died on 27 May 1912, and his remains are
interred at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. Medal of Honor
citation
During a sudden night attack upon Burnham's Brigade, resulting in
much confusion, this officer, without waiting for orders, led his
regiment forward and interposed a line of battle between the
advancing enemy and Hunt's Battery, repulsing the attack and saving
the guns.  Large Framed Albumen of this rare Medal of Honor officer.
$950
Album page from a Civil War Collection with CDV sized Albumens of
General John J Hartranft and Edward Ferraro.  Also contains a Clip
from Document of Hartranft signed as Bvt Major General.  Both were
IX Corps Generals who saw terrific action during the War.  Hartranft
being particularly scarce.  Hartranft was awarded the Medal of Honor
for Bull Run.  Ferraro was heavily involved with the Disaster at the
Mine Explosion.
$650
     
Unframed Oval albumen from CG Giers photographer in Nashville's
estate of Union General Robert Granger.
"Granger was born in Zanesville, Ohio.
He graduated from the United States Military Academy, placing 28th in the class of 1838.
Granger became a first lieutenant of infantry in 1839. He served as an officer in the Seminole
War, and was assistant instructor of tactics at West Point in 1843–44. During the Mexican–
American War, Granger was promoted to captain on September 8, 1847. When the war
ended, he was assigned to a series of posts on the Texas frontier.  With the outbreak of the
Civil War and the secession of Texas in early 1861, he was captured with Major Sibley's
command on April 27. He was paroled with the stipulation that he not serve in the field again
until August 1862, when he was formally exchanged. During this period, he was promoted to
major on September 9, 1861, and organized an infantry brigade at Mansfield, Ohio. He was
the commandant of the troops at Louisville, Kentucky.  On September 1, 1862, following his
exchange, he was commissioned brigadier general of Kentucky volunteers, and commanded
the Kentucky state troops. He saw action in a series of small engagements—Shepherdsville,
Lebanon Junction, and Lawrenceburg, for which he was brevetted as a colonel in the Regular
Army. He received his commission as brigadier general of U. S. volunteers on October 20,
1862, and commanded a division. In 1863, he returned to administrative duty, commanding
the Districts of Nashville and Middle Tennessee. In early 1864, he superintended the defenses
and organized the depot at Nashville. He was then assigned to the command of the District of
Northern Alabama, and was engaged in the capture of General Roddy's camp, in the
expulsion of Joseph Wheeler from middle Tennessee, and in the defense against Nathan
Bedford Forrest's raid. In October 1864, he defended Decatur, Alabama against John B.
Hood's army, made a sortie on the Confederate siege-works, and received the brevet of
brigadier general in the Regular Army for these services.  He commanded in northern
Alabama in 1865 during the occupation. He was brevetted major general in the Regular Army
for his services during the war and was promoted lieutenant colonel on June 12, 1865 and
colonel on August 16, 1871. Granger was placed on the retired list January 1, 1873."
$250
     
     
Oval Portrait of Major J Albert Monroe of the Rhode Island 1st LA.  
Served throughout the war eventually rising to command of the II
Corps Artillery under Winfield Scott Hancock.    During the Antietam
campaign he commanded the I corps Artillery where his batteries were
heavily engaged during the day.  A copy of his battle report
accompanies this image.  Rare artillery commander associated with
the famed II Corps during the latter half of the War.  Photographer
imprint of Henry Ulke Washington DC.
$450