Extremely Rare DS of Future President of the US William
McKinley on a War Date document on HQ First Division First
Army Corps as a Captain dated Camp Stoneman Jan 1st
1865.  Rarely is McKinlay found on any documentation
during the war.  Moisture discoloration around folds as seen
in pink and dark which could be removed with
Conservation.  McKinley served with the 23rd Ohio Vols and
rose to the rank of brevet Major by War's end.
Lincoln mourning ribbon which someone would have
previously worn during the Mourning period for the slain
President.  Flag and image attached to black cloth.
Scarce Brady Gallery Card of Cornwallis's Cave at Yorktown
which the Confederates used as a Magazine.  Shown
standing are a Union Sentry and more importantly the
famed photographer himself, Mathew Brady who liked to
insert himself into these early War photos as much as
possible.  Shown with trademark straw hat.  Brady bm.  
Spectacularly Sharp view of Lincoln in the Lone Pine pose
by Anthony/Brady.  They rarely come this nice.
CDV and Autograph of Lafayette Foster, Civil War Senator
from Connecticut and head of the Senate in dealing with
Lincoln during the Civil War.  Backmark by Fredericks NY.  
Influential in helping Lincoln with the War Effort.
Autograph on a large piece of Paper of Vice President
under Lincoln Hannibal Hamlin of Maine.  
Scarce view of Mathew Brady in one of his own photos.  
Shown standing outside Cornwallis's cave at Yorktown along
with a Union Sentry.  Anthony/Brady bm.  Note the famous
white hat he usually wore in these photos where he injected
himself into the scene.
Scarce CDV of Senator and General from Kansas, James
Lane.  Firebrand abolitionist he barely escaped with his life
from the Sack of Lawrence Kansas by Quantrills men by
escaping out a back window and hiding in the corn fields.  
Anthony backmark.
CDV of Lincoln and son Tad.  Published by Bouve Boston
Imperial Cabinet Albumen Photo of President Ulysses S.
Grant's Funeral Procession, by H.N. Tieman & Co.,
depicting his hearse on Broadway, August 8, 1885, part of
the six mile course that ended at a temporary tomb in
Riverside Park, attended by a record one million people.
Grant (1822-1885), had died from throat cancer at his cabin
in Mt. McGregor, upstate New York, on July 23, 1885,
shortly after completing his memoirs. In the original mat,
unframed, OS: 14 1/2" x 12", SS: 12' x 9 1/4". Water stain to
mat, some foxing, rare in any condition.  Too large for
scanner plate but in fine condition.