American History: Live Salesroom Auction

Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
Este Ave 6270
OH 45232 Cincinnati
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
[email protected] · +1 (0)513 8711670 · +1 (0)513 8718670

Datum der Auktion: 14.11.2013

Zurück

Bild
George Wilkins Kendall, The War Between the United States and Mexico...

Kendall, George Wilkins. The War between the United States and Mexico Illustrated, Embracing Pictorial Drawings of all the Principal Conflicts by Carl Nebel, author of "Picturesque and Archaeological Voyage in Mexico," with a Description of each Battle. New York: D. Appleton & Company and

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Mexican-American War Lithographs by D.P. Whiting

Lot of 4 lithographs by Daniel Powers Whiting, each Lith. and Printed in Colors by G. & W. Endicott, N. York / Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1847, as printed below image and printed title, and marked lower left, below image, D.P. Whiting Capt. 7th Inf. Del. The following titles

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Roger Fenton, A Two Gun Battery During the Crimean War, Salted Paper Photograph

Ca 1855 salted paper print, 8.75 x 11 in., mounted, 15.75 x 18.5 in. The photograph was produced by pioneering war photographer Roger Fenton (1819-1869), showing the interior of the Russian fortifications at Sevastopol, called the "Great Redan," after their capture by French and British troops in

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Half Plate Ambrotye of a Militia Officer, by Rufus Adams

Late 1850s, half plate ambrotype of an unidentified, high-ranking militia officer, who could be any rank from captain to colonel based on the wire bullion epaulettes, which were dropped from Regular Army regulations in 1851 but retained by militia. The officer wears a ca 1840-pattern chapeaux topped

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of British Royal Navy Officer Posed with Eagle...

Quarter plate daguerreotype of a handsome, unidentified officer wearing an undress double breasted coatee with two rows of nine buttons. He holds a typical 1827 Pattern Royal Navy Officer's sword with lion head pommel in his right hand and a pair of white gloves in the other. The combination of cuff

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Militiaman from the Valley City Guards, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ambrotype...

Lot of 2, including quarter plate ambrotype and sixth plate tintype of a fresh-faced militia private, taken during the same sitting. Seated in full uniform, the young private wears a silk, patriotic cockade on his chest and a US belt plate. The M1851 shako, placed on the table beside him, features a

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Sixth Plate Ambrotype of a Soldier Posed with his Shako

Sixth plate ambrotype of an unidentified soldier wearing a 9-button frock coat with brass shoulder scales, which was favored by New England regiments. The young soldier rests his left elbow on an 1851-pattern dress cap with pompon, marked with the letter E, which is placed on the small table beside

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Ninth Plate Tintype of a Militia Musician

Ninth plate tintype of an unidentified boy wearing triple-breasted coatee tinted red, with the horizontal braid connecting the small buttons washed in light blue. The popular militia-style jacket has cloth epaulettes, also tinted light blue with short fringe favored by musicians. Pinned to his chest

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Quarter Plate Ambrotype of Soldier, Possibly Confederate, Armed with...

Quarter plate ambrotype of an unidentified, but heavily armed soldier, possibly Confederate, standing at attention against a stark studio backdrop. The bearded private wears a dark blue kepi and grey-colored shell jacket, the unidentified oval belt plate tinted gold and unreadable. A pair of

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
CSA Colonel Marcellus Pointer, 12th Alabama Cavalry, Tintype Portrait

CDV-sized tintype of Marcellus Pointer, 12th Alabama Cavalry, seated in studio, with the gray collar, three stars, and triple sleeve cords of a CSA cavalry colonel clearly visible. Housed in a pressed paper case. The youngest of eight children born to a Virginia doctor, Marcellus Pointer (1841-1909

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Confederate John Barclay Withers, 17th Virginia Infantry & Mosby's 43rd Bn...

Sixth plate ruby ambrotype of John Barclay Withers, with period pencil inscription inside complete case, underneath the image: Ambrotype of Jno. B. Withers/ Blk Horse Cavalry/ Co H 4th Va. Cavalry/ Stuart's Division. Accompanied by calling card, presumably pencil inscribed in Withers' hand: John B

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Sixth Plate Tintype of an Armed Confederate

Sixth plate tintype of a soldier with a sober expression, his cheeks lightly tinted pink, wearing a CS belt plate as well as a cap box with an indistinguishable plate. A Bacon Arms Co. pocket percussion revolver is tucked in the young soldier's belt. Housed under glass and patriotic mat, but lacking

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Attributed Pair of Superlative 9th Indiana Cavalry Half Plate Tintypes

An outstanding pair of related outdoor, half plate tintypes that originated at a house sale in Indianapolis some twenty-five years ago, attributed as members of the 9th Indiana Cavalry initially commanded by Colonel George W. Jackson and later the iconic pharmaceutical magnate, Colonel Eli Lilly

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Corporal C.B. Strickland, 41st Ohio Volunteers, Collection Including...

Lot of 14 items belonging to Corporal Clarkson Beebe Strickland, member of Co. B, 41st Ohio Volunteer Infantry. In August of 1861, after enlisting as a Private at the age of 20, Strickland was mustered into Co. B of the 41st OVI. Initially under the command of Colonel William Babcock Hazen and often

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Civil War Quarter Plate Tintype of Four Union Officers

Quarter plate tintype of an unidentified foursome consisting of a Union officer and three company level infantry senior NCOs uniformed in nine-button, single-breasted frock coats. The buttons, belt plates, hat insignia, and hilts are accented by the unknown photographer in gold. Seated in a row, the

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Private Jacob Rapp, 150th New York Volunteers, Quarter Plate Tintype Plus...

Lot of 3 items relating to Jacob Rapp, 150th New York Volunteers, including a quarter plate tintype and 2pp war-date letter accompanied by the original cover. Tintype is a full-length portrait of Rapp posed in front of a military camp backdrop and armed with a rare two-band musket; housed under a

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Quarter Plate Tintype and Albumen Enlargement of a Union Camp Scene...

Quarter plate tintype of Union officers seated outside their tent enjoying a meal. At least three of the men wear lieutenant's jackets, and two African Americans standing behind the table may be serving them. One of the African Americans, who wears an Army kepi and and US belt plate, appears to be

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Civil War Quarter Plate Tintype of a Heavily Armed Private

Quarter plate tintype of a cavalry private wearing a regulation shell jacket. The unidentified trooper holds a saber in his right hand and has a pair of 1851 Colt Navy percussion revolvers in his belt. The young, mustached soldier's collar, buttons, belt plate, and sword handle accented in gold, and

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Civil War Quarter Plate Tintype of a Soldier Armed with Sword & Revolver

Quarter plate, hand-tinted tintype of a Union soldier standing in front of a military camp backdrop, displaying his cavalry saber and wearing a Remington New Model 1858 percussion revolver in his belt. With two 5 cent revenue stamps affixed to plate's verso, each including inked cancelation date of

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
James A. Custer, Second Cousin to George Custer, Ohio 12th Cavalry, KIA...

Lot of 3 photographic portraits, including ninth plate and sixth plate tintypes, plus albumen CDV, each identified as James A. Custer, son of Dr. William Webster Custer and second cousin to George Armstrong Custer. Born on November 26, 1847 in Scio, OH, James A. Custer enlisted as a Private in

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Civil War Sixth Plate Tintype of an Armed Sergeant

Sixth plate tintype of an unknown 1st Sergeant wearing a uniform with gilt highlights, standing in front of a military camp backdrop and holding his rifled musket with bayonet, as if he is prepared to go into battle. Housed in Beehive, Grain, and Farm Tools Union case. Provenance: From the Estate of

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Sixth Plate Tintype of Two Union Musicians

Sixth plate tintype portrait of a pair of Civil War bandsmen. The privates wear standard nine-button frock coats and are part of an unidentified regimental band. Both of the musicians display over-the-shoulder brass horns in different sizes. Housed in Union case with floral decoration. Regimental

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Civil War Ninth Plate Ambrotype of a Soldier Posed With the American Flag

Ninth plate, Civil War-period ambrotype of a soldier posed beside the American flag, wearing a red, white, and blue tinted patriotic cockade on his chest. Housed in a patriotic Union case. Provenance: From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan Condition: Few small scratches on plate

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
Civil War Ninth Plate Tintype of a Triple Armed Soldier

Ninth plate tintype of an unidentified soldier, assertively displaying a Colt 1860 Army percussion revolver in his left hand, and a sword in his right. A cutlery handled bowie knife is tucked under his shoulder strap. The collar detail, epaulettes, buttons, rectangular belt plate, and sword handle

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
1st Maine Battery, Five CDVs of Identified Soldiers

Lot comprising three officers and two enlisted men. Two different views of Capt. J.B. Hubbard, one identified in old block letters beneath armed portrait with Killed at Port Hudson May 27, 1863 neatly inked along left margin. Additional notations on verso over Warren, Lowell, Mass imprint. The other

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
7th Maine Battery, Four CDVs of Identified Soldiers

One officer and three enlisted men, one a pair of seated pards. The officer is tentatively identified as Capt. Adelbert B. Twitchell by Wm Pierce, Brunswick, Me. The captain wears a shield-shaped ID badge on his frock coat. Twitchell had prior service in the 5th Maine Battery as Quarter Master

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
1st Maine Cavalry, CDV of BBG Charles H. Smith, CMOH

An unsigned vignette of this illustrious officer who earned four brevets and the Medal of Honor. Charles Henry Smith (1827-1902) joined the regiment as Captain , Co. D, 10/61; promoted Major 2/63; Lieut. Colonel 4/63; Colonel 6/63; WIA Saint Mary’s Church, VA 6/24/64, and was awarded Medal of Honor

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
1st Maine Cavalry, Two CDVs of Colonel John Goddard

Lot of two, including a common view of Colonel John Goddard, by Butler & King, Portland. Colonel Goddard served only briefly, commissioned Colonel 10/61; resigned 3/1/62. The group shot by T.R. Burnham, Portland is Colonel Goddard and his sons, (L) Private Charles W. Goddard, and (M) 1st Lieut. John

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
1st Maine Cavalry, Three CDVs of Identified Officers including Gettysburg WIA

Beautifully ink signed beneath portrait is Jas. W. Poor/Lt. 1st Me Cav., with blue-green two-cent revenue stamp and T.R. Burham, Boston imprint. James Poor enlisted as Sergeant, Co. B, 10/61; promoted Sergeant; re-enlisted 12/63; promoted Captain 7/63; WIA Sailors' Creek 4/6/65; m/o 8/1/65. Next is

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013

Bild
1st Maine Cavalry, Three CDVs of Identified Officers including KIA

2nd Lieut. Edward Jordan is ink signed beneath portrait with salutation. Verso bears the imprint of M.G. Trask, Bangor. Jordan entered service as Saddler, Co. M, 10/61; promoted Sergeant ?/63; 2nd Lieut. 12/64; m/o 8/1/65. Regimental history relates that Lieut. Jordon was acting Regiment QM and

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: n. a.

Datum: 14.11.2013