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2 Civil War CDV's Union Soldier


2 Civil War era CDV’s of an unidentified Union Soldier. One view shows him standing in Uniform with a backmark that reads “E. H. Alley” out of Toledo, Ohio. There is damage to top left and right corners of this CDV along with a crease...Read More »

Union General George G. Meade CDV Pair


Pair of nice CDV’s of General George G. Meade from an engraving showing the General in Uniform, chest up. One is by Elias Dexter, Broadway. The other reads “Major-General George G. Meade” in print on verso. Overall clear images with scattered toning and small blemishes,...Read More »

General William Rosecrans CDV


Rosecrans, William S. (1819-1898), uncredited vignette, chest up view in uniform. Trimmed upper corners and rounded bottom corners. 

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General Napoleon J.T. Dana CDV


Dana, Napoleon J.T. (1822-1905), vignette by Mathew Brady, copyright 1862.

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General Nathaniel P. Banks CDV by Brady/Anthony


Nathaniel P. Banks, (1816-1894), by Brady/Anthony. Standing view in Uniform with sword. 

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General Joseph Hooker CDV


General Joseph Hooker vignette from an engraving. No backmark. 

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CDV Lieut. Charles E. Poor, Co. H, 38th USCT Infantry


CDV of Lieut. Charles E. Poor, Co. H, 38th USCT Infantry, carte by Simpson of Lowell, MA, with pencil identification on verso.  Poor also served as a sergeant and lieutenant in Co. H, 6th Massachusetts Infantry, before being commissioned first lieutenant in...Read More »

Union General George B. McClellan Hand Addressed Cover and CDV


Written in McClellan’s hand, measuring 3 X 5”. Overall fine. With it is an original CDV with his wife, no backmark. Overall very good. These two items would look nice framed together.

Union general (1826–1885) hailed at the beginning...Read More »

Private Henry C. Stevens CDV 45th PA Infantry


Chest up view of Private Henry Stevens of Company “B”, 45th PA Infantry. Edges are rounded, scattered toning. Backmark reads A.G. Keet of Harrisburg, PA.

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Civil War CDV Sitting Boy in Uniform


CDV of sitting boy in uniform with a bow tie and a stern and focused look.  Scattered toning, overall fine. By Geo. Pulling, Buffalo, NY. 

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Civil War General Lorenzo Thomas CDV



Featured here is a wonderful carte of General Thomas in full dress uniform, published by Anthony from a Brady negative (this carte with the extreme lower edge trimmed, else mint condition with strong tones). Beautiful CDV and quite scarce.


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Unidentified CT. Soldier CDV standing view

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Here is a very nice standing view of a sergeant holding kepi from the 10th regiment (Whitney & Beckwith of Norwalk, Connecticut back mark). Nice clear image. . I have not attempted to research this soldier but perhaps you could discover the identity....Read More »

General John H. Martindale CDV



Here is a nice carte as brigadier general, published by R.W. Addis/McClees Gallery, Washington, with ink identification in the recto margin. Overall fine.


In August 1861, John H. Martindale was commissioned a brigadier...Read More »




Confederate General Fitzhugh Lee CDV & War-Date Endorsement Signed


Civil War Confederate Major General Fitzhugh Lee CDV & War-Date Endorsement Signed. Fitz Lee was one of the most popular Confederate Generals during the war. His post-war signed items are quite plentiful, with him usually signing those items “Fitzhugh...Read More »

General Adelbert Ames Signed Cabinet Card


Here is a beautiful signed Cabinet Card of General Adelbert Ames, former commander of the 20th Maine and Medal of Honor Recipient. He signs boldy with all ranks. Studio is Marion out of Lowell, MA....Read More »

General George H. Thomas CDV



Thomas, George Henry (1816-1870), vignette from a Brady negative, trimmed at the upper corners and lower margin. No backmark. 

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Union 1st Lieutenant James Byrne Carte de Visite Signed

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Here is a wonderful CDV beautifully written: “Respectfully / Yours &c Byrne.” Measuring 2.5″ x 4″ it features a waist-up view of the young Union officer.  The reverse bears the photographer’s imprint-E. E. Henry of Leavenworth, Kansas. Overall very clean with...Read More »

General Abram Duryee CDV


Abram Duryee (1815-1890), vignette by Gurney & Son, New York.

About: Abram Duryée (April 29, 1815 – September 27, 1890) was a Union Army general during theAmerican Civil War, the commander of one of the most famous Zouave regiments, the 5th New...Read More »

Capt. Charles W. Lowell, 80th USCT Infantry Signed CDV


Sitting view in Uniform of Capt. Charles W. Lowell, Co. B, 80th USCT Infantry Signed CDV. Carte signed in ink on verso with rank. Trimmed upper corners.

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General George B. McClellan CDV by Brady


McClellan, George B. (1826-1885), full-length pose by Mathew Brady, copyright 1862. 

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Private John A. Montelius CDV



Here is a CDV chest up view of Private John A. Montelius of Company G of Stewarts PA Infantry. Scattered staining and toning. Clipped top edges. Backmark reads John F. Nice out of Lewisburg, PA.

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Civil War CDV Standing Boy in Uniform


Full length view CDV of an intense looking boy in uniform holding his kepi. Nice image. There are some notations on verso. 





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Stereoview Photograph of the dead at Antietam-Gardner 1862

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Taken from a well-known Alexander Gardner photograph, this stereoview, measuring 6.75″ x 3.25″, shows the corpses of three men, all of whom are Confederate soldiers, lying before a fence. Number 566 of the series “Photographic Incidents of the...Read More »

General Henry W. Halleck CDV

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Featured here is a 2.25 x 4 carte-de-visite photo of Union General Henry Halleck. Backmark: E. & H.T. Anthony, New York, made from a photographic negative in Brady’s National Portrait Gallery. There is scattered soiling and surface loss to edges,...Read More »

Union General Julius H. Stahel CDV and Note Signed

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This is a fantastic piece of history from a Civil War Medal of Honor recipient. The Brady CDV (2.5″ x 4″) features the Hungarian-born general in uniform with sword. The reverse bears the imprint of publisher E. & H....Read More »

Two CDV's of Chaplain George H. Hepworth, 76th USCT


Two cartes of Chaplain George H. Hepworth, 76th USCT, including one in uniform and one in civilian clothing, both by F.L. Lay of Boston. Hepworth also served as chaplain of the 47th Massachusetts Infantry before serving as chaplain and first lieutenant in...Read More »

General John Sedgwick CDV


Sedgwick, John (1813-1864), standing pose by Brady, trimmed at the top and bottom.

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General George G. Meade CDV


CDV of General George G. Meade, (1815-1872), by Brady/Anthony. Nice image, overall fine. 







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Outdoor Albumen Photograph of Gen. Samuel W. Crawford in Virginia



Featured here is a 6 x 8 in. albumen print on a 9 x 11 in. mount with a gilt oval border on verso and the imprint of S.L. Bergstresser, 3rd Div., 5th Corps, A.P. It shows General Samuel Crawford...Read More »

New Hampshire Heavy Artillery CDV  

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CDV of Charles H. Johnson of the 1st New Hampshire Heavy Artillery. Ink inscription to verso reads, ”Chas. H. Johnson.” Johnson enlisted on 2 September 1864 and mustered out on 15 June 1865 at Washington, D.C. During the winter of...Read More »

Period Oval Albumen Photograph of the Officers of the 30th Maine Vol. Inf.

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This is an absolutely wonderful image of the Officers of the 30th Maine and quite possibly unpublished. Measuring 7 1/2″ X 9 1/2″, the image is in perfect condition and very nicely posed. Officers feign looking at maps, many...Read More »

Civil War Stereo View “Breast Works on left wing”-Gettysburg



Featured here is a nice stereo-view  published by E. & H.T. Anthony from negatives by Brady & Co., titled on the verso label, No. 2387 – Breast Works on left wing....Read More »

General John Pope CDV by Anthony

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Featured is a very nice CDV of Union General John Pope standing in Uniform with a backmark of E. Anthony published from a Brady negative. Here the bearded general strikes a Napoleonic pose in uniform. Toned with only minor stain...Read More »

Gen. Alexander McDowell McCook and Staff 



Featured here is a fantastic 7 x 8.25 in. unmounted albumen image of McCook, seated in center, and six of his staff. There is some slight wrinkling along lower edge but overall in very fine condition.


Civil War Colonel J.C. Smith, 96th Illinois signed CDV



Here is a wonderfully crisp CDV portrait of John Corson Smith, autographed below Truly Yours/ J.C. Smith/ Bvt. Col. 96th Ills., verso with inked Illinois address, which also appears to be written in Smith’s hand. Backmark shows I.H. Bonsall, 14th...Read More »

Signed CDV of Lt. Col. Casper W. Tyler, 141st Pennsylvania, WIA at Gettysburg



Featured here is a wonderful and rare signed CDV of Lt. Col. Casper W. Tyler of the 141st Pennsylvania, WIA at Gettysburg. He was severely wounded during the bitter fighting in the wheatfield. CDV signed on recto by Tyler. Backmark of I.B. Hazleton, Montrose, PA. There is some minor...Read More »

Civil War Stereo View Rebel Dead at Gettysburg



 A view titled “Dead At Gettysburg” Of course we now know through the efforts of William Frassanito that these are not Union Dead, they are Confederate dead in the area of Rose Farm. This was taken originally by Alexander Gardner and published by Taylor and Huntington in...Read More »

Union General David B. Birney Clip Autograph & CDV



Offered here is a beautiful signature of Union General David B. Birney. This clipped signature with rank is mounted to a partial autograph album page and measures approximately 5 ½ x 1 ½. If you look at the last photograph I have attached, you can read about...Read More »

CDV of General Abram Duryee of “Duryee’s Zouaves”



Featured here is a nice ¾ standing pose of Brig. General Abram Duryee, Col. Of the 5th New York and the famous “Duryee’s Zouaves”. He was wounded no less than 5 times during the Civil War. Published by Anthony from a Brady Negative. Condition is as seen...Read More »

General George G. Meade CDV

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Offered here is a beautiful CDV of Brig. General George G. Meade. This is the only known pose of Meade as a Brigadier General and the CDV is almost flawless. The back reads J.E. McClees of Philadelphia. This is a very rare CDV and a nice one for...Read More »

General John Buford CDV

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Featured here is a scarce wet plate, albumen 2.5 x 4 carte-de-visite photo of Union General John Buford. This piece has superb quality and shows the General in a half-view in uniform with rank of brigadier general. Backmark: E. & H.T. Anthony, New York, made from a...Read More »

William T. Sherman and Staff War-date Photo

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Featured here is an exquisite turn-of-the-20th-century 8.5” x 6.5” photo of General Sherman and his staff taken in May 1865, affixed to a 14” x 11” mount with a caption affixed above, implying the photo was made from the original...Read More »

William T.Sherman Signed Cabinet Card

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Featured is a large and absolutely spectacular 4.25″ x 6.5″ cabinet photo of Sherman in uniform as the four-star commanding General of the Army, by Brady National Portrait Galleries, with a bold and crisp signature in the lower border in black ink, “W. T. Sherman, General.” Printed text...Read More »

Ulysses S. Grant Signed Cabinet Card

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Here is an absolutely beautiful framed cabinet card signed by President Ulysses S. Grant, taken in Rome where he traveled after serving two terms as President. Grant signs his name to the bottom of the card, which features a sepia toned photograph...Read More »

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