1/4 plate ambrotype of a young woman named Virginia Ware carrying the "first national" Confederate flag. Please contact me if you know any more about Ms. Ware or have heard the name before.
1/4 plate tintype of two soldiers, one mounted. He seems to be saying "Look over there!"
1/2 plate ambrotype of a grizzled yankee officer.
1/6th plate tintype of an identified NY soldier acquired from the family. He wears an SNY buckle and has his regiment on his cap.
1/6th plate tintype of an armed soldier striking quite the pose. In the case there is inscribed a short poem to his mother.
1/6th plate ambrotype of a confederate officer. In the case "true love can never die" is written.
1/6th plate tintype of a black soldier. "Taylor" is written on the book he's holding.
1/6th plate tintype of an identified Georgia soldier.
1/6th plate relievo ambrotype of a confederate soldier. Unsigned, but presumed to be a Rees studio production.
1/4 plate tintype of a young infantryman. One of the first images I ever bought. It was originally cased in a thermoplastic wall frame.
1/4 plate tintype of an MA Irish soldier who was KIA.
1/4 plate tintype of William Shugart of the 1st Indiana Cavalry. Stellar image and story.
1/9th plate tintype of a mourning woman, presumably carrying her late husband's sword. Notice she's also wearing his belt. Incredible!
1/9th plate tintype of a cavalry soldier.
The "sleepy Chaplain," William Babbidge of the 26th MA. His writings are easily found. There's a companion image out there somewhere.......
1/6th plate tintype an armed soldier. Great clarity.
1/6th plate ambotype of a confederate soldier, maybe from Arkansas.
1/4 plate tintype of a husband and wife. Both seem to be lacking a certain joie de vivre.
1/4 plate ambrotype of a drummer boy, perhaps the best I've seen. Notice the nice eagle motif on his drum.
1/8th plate of a soldier wearing a lincoln mourning badge. Pretty cool! In a full case.
1/4 plate tintype of a cocky soldier brandishing his colt.
1/4 plate ambrotype of two affectionate soldier, I believe the photo was taken in Wisconsin. It's perhaps the the most visually impressive image I've ever seen. In hand, the clarity and detail is stunning.
1/4 plate tintype of a soldier who is posed without any pretension of formality. I like the bottle of booze on the table!
1/4 plate tintype of a soldier carrying two pistols. He was prepared! Nice flag in the background.