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[Civil War - Cased Images] Sixth Plate Tintypes of African American Soldier and Wife 
3/22/2012 - American History: Online Auction
A sixth plate Union case containing two Civil War-era sixth plate tintypes: one showing an African American soldier standing proudly with his weapon, and one showing an African American woman, presumably his wife.

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Lot # 119 - [Civil War - Relics] Civil War Bone Ring Identified to Corporal Alonzo F. Brown, Co. B, Pennsylvania 179th Infantry 
Top face with the initials A.B. under an American flag on a flagpole, one side with Co. B. / 179, the other with an unidentified mark. Brown mustered into Co. B, 179th Pennsylvania Infantry, as a corporal on November 22, 1862, and mustered out July 27, 1863 at Harrisburg. The 179th Pennsylvania Inf... > Item Details
[Civil War - Veterans] Civil War Veterans' Calling Cards & Documents from Maine 
Lot # 123 - [Civil War - Veterans] Civil War Veterans' Calling Cards & Documents from Maine 
Lot includes: G.A.R. calling card of Charles F. Foye, Bosworth Post, No. 2, Portland, ME, who served with 17th Maine Infantry until September 29, 1864, when he transferred into the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery for the remainder of the war and beyond. G.A.R. calling card of Andrew Saunders, Gelcich Post... > Item Details
[Civil War - Archive] Civil War Letter from Soldier, Plus Wallet, Currency, and Assorted Tokens 
Lot # 92 - [Civil War - Archive] Civil War Letter from Soldier, Plus Wallet, Currency, and Assorted Tokens 
Lot of 9 Civil War items, including: a 2pp letter, dated May 26, 1862 at Camp Near the Potomack crick, signed by M. Berry, telling his wife Lyda that about being commended for standing his ground in battle; a tri-fold leather wallet; a CSA $10 note, issue of February 10, 1864; a State of South Carol... > Item Details
[Western - Rodeo] Archive of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies 
Lot # 396 - [Western - Rodeo] Archive of the Roundup Riders of the Rockies 
Lot of 7, including a 1952 branded leather autographed by over one hundred rodeo figures, 40" x 52", a shirt by Rockmount Range Wear, Tally Books for the years of 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, and 1976, branded to J. Gordon McDonald ("Gord" or "Gordo"), who is listed in the b... > Item Details
[Advertising] Beer Mirrored Advertisement Signs 
Lot # 359 - [Advertising] Beer Mirrored Advertisement Signs 
American, includes two mirrored advertisement signs, the first for Anheuser Busch and the second for Christian Moerlein, both framed; largest 15.75 x 21.75 > Item Details
[Storytellers] Books on Minstrels and Storytellers 
Lot # 350 - [Storytellers] Books on Minstrels and Storytellers 
Lot of 5. Scott, Sir Walter. Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border. London: Alex. Murray & Son, 1869. 12mo, blue cloth with paper spine label, 544pp. Spine worn, corners bumped, sunning of spine and board edges. Light toning. Motherwell, William. Minstrelsy, Ancient and Modern. Boston: William D. Tickno... > Item Details
[Stereoviews-Pres. McKinley] 11 Stereoviews of McKinley and Spanish-American War Soldiers 
Lot # 245 - [Stereoviews-Pres. McKinley] 11 Stereoviews of McKinley and Spanish-American War Soldiers 
Lot of 11, including 8 Spanish-American War related views of McKinley, 6 of which are by Underwood & Underwood including visiting Maj. Gen. Wheeler in his tent at Montauk Point; on the deck of a ship with Maj. Gen. Wheeler, Lawton, Shafter and Kiefer; with Cabinet reviewing 7th Army Corps at Savanna... > Item Details
[Political Americana - Lincolniana] Lincoln Campaign Torch, Swing Style 
Lot # 294 - [Political Americana - Lincolniana] Lincoln Campaign Torch, Swing Style 
8" high (not including swing). Torches of this sort were used in the parades given in support of Abraham Lincoln before the 1860 election. The swing was mounted to the end of a pole and held above the head, and many were fitted with three or four-sided transparencies bearing campaign slogans and i... > Item Details
[Civil War - Cased Images] Two Cased Military Images Plus Another 
Lot # 11 - [Civil War - Cased Images] Two Cased Military Images Plus Another 
Lot comprising a fully cased sixth plate ruby ambrotype of an unidentified early Civil War infantry private in frock coat and leather equipment with a post-war sixth plate tintype of a youthful school cadet dressed in kepi and jacket having seven buttons. This image has been re-cased in earlier dagu... > Item Details
[Civil War - Manuscripts] US Civil War Un-conventional Stylings of Dixie 1861 
Lot # 95 - [Civil War - Manuscripts] US Civil War Un-conventional Stylings of Dixie 1861 
2pp, 7.75" x 10". Dated June 13, 1861, titled Dixie Land, and inked perpendicular to the text A Copy - Drawn off by - F. M. Bailey, Sussex County Virginia. Countless versions of the lyrics to Dan Emmett's "Dixie" were written following the song's initial popularity in the minstrel shows of the 185... > Item Details
[African Americans] Printed Bill S.141. Subjecting Slaves Emancipated to the Payment of Debts 
Lot # 175 - [African Americans] Printed Bill S.141. Subjecting Slaves Emancipated to the Payment of Debts 
Kentucky Senate Bill 141, no year, Subjecting slaves emancipated to the payment of debts, and for other purposes. In summary, the bill states that all slaves emancipated by last will and testament shall first pass to the executor to be held as assets to pay any debts of the estate, but that no slav... > Item Details
[Aviation] Books on Aerodynamics Previously Owned and Signed by Donald Wills Douglas, Founder of Douglas Aircraft Company 
Lot # 374 - [Aviation] Books on Aerodynamics Previously Owned and Signed by Donald Wills Douglas, Founder of Douglas Aircraft Company 
Donald Wills Douglas, Sr. (1892-1981). Pioneering aircraft industrialist. Lot of 2, including: Langley, S.P. Experiments in Aerodynamics, Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge #801, 2nd edition. 115pp plus 10 two-page plates. Signed in pencil on FFEP Donald W. Douglas (1907) / Donald W. Douglas ... > Item Details
[Autographs and Manuscripts] Thaddeus Stevens, Abolitionist Congressman, ALS, 1833 
Lot # 324 - [Autographs and Manuscripts] Thaddeus Stevens, Abolitionist Congressman, ALS, 1833 
Thaddeus Stevens (1792-1868). Leading Republican figure in the House of Representatives during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Ardently abolitionist, merciless to the South, and credited with arranging the financing that paid for the war. 1p, dated April 8, 1833 at Gettysburg, addressed to Will... > Item Details
[Civil War - Manuscripts] Civil War Letters from Soldiers of the 21st, 25th, 31st, & 32nd Maine Infantry, with Report on Stonewall Jackson's Death 
Lot # 104 - [Civil War - Manuscripts] Civil War Letters from Soldiers of the 21st, 25th, 31st, & 32nd Maine Infantry, with Report on Stonewall Jackson's Death 
Lot of 5, including: ALS from the Battle of Petersburg from Charles E. Fogg, 31st ME Infantry, 2pp, on United Forever patriotic paper, dated at Petersburg, ? 18; ALS by Sgt. John M. Jackson, 32nd Maine Infantry, dated May 14, 1863. Camp near Chambridge, VA. He tells of the rumored death of Stonewall... > Item Details
[Exploration and Travel] A Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels. 
Lot # 335 - [Exploration and Travel] A Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels. 
The World Displayed: A Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels. Philadelphia: Dobelbower, Key and Simpson, 1795-96, vols. 1-3, 5-8 (of 8). First American Edition, including an account of Cook's third voyage. 8vo, full leather. Vol. 1, 504, [ii]pp, 6 plates, both boards nearly separated; vol. 2, 45... > Item Details
[Political Americana - Lincolniana] Booth Killed! Illustrated Newspaper, Plus 
Lot # 305 - [Political Americana - Lincolniana] Booth Killed! Illustrated Newspaper, Plus 
Lot of 3, including the Washington Weekly Chronicle of Saturday, April 29, 1865, with an April 27 extra in the first column announcing Booth Killed! / Harrold Captured! and featuring a fine woodcut of Booth, The Assassin by J.D. Ehlers. All pages are still mourning ruled two weeks after Lincoln's d... > Item Details
[American Indian Photography] W.H. Jackson Large Format Photograph of Pueblo Indian and Burro 
Lot # 383 - [American Indian Photography] W.H. Jackson Large Format Photograph of Pueblo Indian and Burro 
9.75" x 12.5" print, with typed credit to Jackson and title Pueblo Indian and Burro in the negative, on a 16.75" x 22" mount. Ca 1880s. > Item Details
[Civil War - Veterans] Five Illinois GAR Badges 
Lot # 136 - [Civil War - Veterans] Five Illinois GAR Badges 
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[Daguerreian Jewelry] Two Daguerreian Double-Sided Lockets, Including Husband & Wife Portraits 
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[Civil War - Autographs] Civil War Major General William Vandever ALS to Owen Lovejoy 
Lot # 84 - [Civil War - Autographs] Civil War Major General William Vandever ALS to Owen Lovejoy 
William Vandever (1817-1893). U.S. Representative serving Iowa (1859-61) and California (1887-91), and a brigadier general in the Civil War. ALS, 1p, Feb. 9, 1863, Camp near Vicksburg, addressed to Hon. Owen Lovejoy / H of Reps, informing him that a constituent of his, Capt. Robert H. Carnahan, 3r... > Item Details
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