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[CIVIL WAR]. Group of CDVs and tintypes of soldiers, many identified.

Lot of 23 CDVs and 2 tintypes, one tintype housed in half pressed paper case and another encased only in a mat. Credited photographers include Brady's National Portrait Galleries, Whitney & Paradise of New York, F. Gutekunst of Philadelphia, Moses & Piffets of New Orleans, A. Constant of New Orleans, Powelson of Rochester and Buffalo, Manchester Brothers of Providence, RI, and George K. Warren of Cambridgeport, MA. 9 subjects completely unidentified while another 5 subjects identified on carte though either without adequate information or in illegible handwriting so as to prevent positive full identification. Identified subjects include:   

3 CDVs of Col. Nelson B. Bartram (1835-1886). Enlisted on 5/2/1861 at Port Chester, NY, as a captain, with later commissions into "B" Co. NY 17th, and Field & Staff of USCT 8th Infantry, USCT 20th Infantry and USCT 55th Infantry. Muster out 12/31/1865 having attained the rank of Colonel. 

2 CDVs of John Quincy Adams Meredith, enlisted 7/1/1862 as an assistant surgeon and commissioned into Field & Staff 103 PA Infantry. He was a POW at Plymouth, NC, later paroled. Promoted to Surgeon on 3/23/1865, and  mustered out on 6/25/1865. Served briefly alongside his twin brother, Madison Monroe Meredith, a lawyer who enlisted 11/13/1861 as a 1st Lieutenant and was commissioned into Co. "D" PA 103rd Infantry. He was promoted to Captain on 4/10/1862 and resigned on 7/13/1862. One CDV of J.Q.A. Meredith, the other CDV a standing portrait showing J.Q.A. Meredith posed with his brother, both wearing their 18th Corps badges.

CDV of Harrison Reichard, enlisted 10/3/1861 as a private and mustered into "H" Co. New Jersey 9th Infantry and mustered out on 12/7/1864. 

CDV of Henry K. Southwick, enlisted 8/29/1862 at Providence, RI, as a 2nd Lieutenant and commissioned into "F" Co. RI 2nd Infantry, with additional service RI 14th Heavy Artillery and USCT 11th Heavy Artillery. Promoted to captain 2/1/1864. Mustered out 10/2/1865.

CDV of "H.H. Rouse," possibly Henry H. Rouse, enlisted 8/6/1862 at Smithboro, NY, as a 1st Sergrant and mustered into "I" Co. NY 109th, then commissioned into USCT 20th Infantry. Attained rank of captain before mustering out on 10/7/1865.

CDV with handwritten modern blue ink identification on verso of William Stacy, Co. "I" 63rd PA Volunteer Infantry, "shot thru heel & killed." HDS indicates he was killed on 8/29/1862 at 2nd Bull Run.

CDV of Confederate John Hanson "Hanse" McNeill (1815-1864), Captain of Co. "E" of the 18th Virginia Cavalry, otherwise known as "McNeill's Rangers," a partisan ranger unit organized to disrupt Union activities in Virginia and West Virginia. 

CDV of Henry A. Wise (1806-1876), Confederate General and 33rd Governor of Virginia.

[With:] Circular service medal, 1.5 in. diameter, from the State of Ohio commemorating the service of "Jas. W. Anderson / Veteran / Co. A 15th Regt. / Ohio Volunteer / Inft."  Anderson enlisted on 8/9/1861 as a private in Co. "A" of 15th OVI, was a POW 10/15/1862 at Sitoma, KY, later paroled. Wounded on 6/23/1864 at Kennesaw Mountain, GA. Mustered out on 11/21/1865.

Together, 23 CDVs, 2 tintypes, and one medal. Range in condition (most CDVs with light to moderate toning, some with soiling/spotting, wear to mounts, mounts that appear to have been trimmed). Please see photographs for detailed images.

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$875
04/09/2021

 

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