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2024 Winter Fine Art, Antiques & Jewelry (Day 1)

Sat, Jan 27, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 559

11 Photos of Civil War interest incl. Gen. Sam Carter Signed and TN Subjects

Estimate: $400 - $450

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Eleven (11) photographs, including CDVs of Civil War military subjects, notably General Samuel P. "Powhatan" Carter of Tennessee. 1st Item: CDV of unknown Union Captain, likely Captain Darius Sullivan of Co. K, 8th Illinois Cavalry Regiment; 2nd Item: CDV of Julia Marie (Buel) Trowbridge (1841-1909), wife of Brigadier General Luther Stephen Trowbridge (10-11th items below); 3rd Item: CDV of Union General Davis Tillson, Chief of Artillery under various generals, requested of General Grant to form a unit of African American soldiers which became the "1st U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery"; 4th Item: CDV of unknown Union Captain, backstamp of T.M. Schleier; Nashville, Knoxville & Chattanooga; 5th Item: CDV of Union Gen. Samuel P. "Powhatan" Carter of Tennessee, served both in the Union Army as a brigadier general, and later as a rear admiral in the US Navy, with autographed inscription en verso: "with the best wishes of your friend S.P. Carter Brig. Genl. and Rear Admiral of E. Tenn." T.M. Schleier Nashville, Tennessee backstamp; 6th Item: CDV of Ambrose Everett Burnside, Union General and later three-time Governor of Rhode Island, famously defeated at Fredericksburg in 1862; 7th Item: General Ulysses S. Grant oval albumen CDV of an early civil war etching, with Grant having 2 star Major General shoulder boards; 8th Item: Unknown Union Captain, backstamp of T.M. Schleier of Nashville, TN; 9th Item: CDV of Margaret E. (Achorn) Tillson (1835-1903), wife of Union General Davis Tillson (Item 3 above), backstamp of E. (Enos) Crockett, Rockland, Maine; 10th and 11th Items: Brevet Brigadier General Luther Stephen Trowbridge (1836-1912), ca. 1860s CDV in uniform, 5th and 10th Michigan Cavalry, and a photograph on paper later in his life, ca. 1910.


All CDVs in very good condition, some corners trimmed and writing; larger photo of Trowbridge with two 1/2" chips on bottom.

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