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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

 

GEORGE BARNARD

 

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Soldier's Grave, Bull Run.  1862.
Albumen Print
 
6 1/2  x 8   inches with creases

$1250.00

 

 

 

 

 

BARNARD & GIBSON

 

 

 

 

 Barnard & Gibson.
Quaker Guns. Confederate Fortifications, Bull Run. 
 March, 1862. 
  The picture appears in 
Lossing  A History Of The Civil War,  pp. 199 
and in Davis,  Barnard, pp. 58.   
6 1/2 x 8 inch Albumen print  on a mount . 
This picture  comes through Levin Handy, Brady's nephew.  (ES)
  $850.00

 

 

 

 

 MATHEW BRADY OR ASSOCIATE (attrib.)

 

 Mathew Brady or Associate (attrib.) 
Confederate Earthworks. Fredericksburg Virginia. 1864.  
 The picture appears in William C. Davis.  
The Image Of War
, Vol. III,  "The Embattled Confederacy."  pp. 91.   
6 1/2 x 8 inch Albumen print  on a mount  with some surface marks.   
"Knoxville.  Handy-699. Duplicate" is written in pencil on the back.  
This picture  comes through Levin Handy, Brady's nephew.  
A very interesting Civil War image. (ES)
$850.00

 

 

 Mathew Brady or Associate (attrib.) 
Large Group Of Soldiers. Civil War. Rifles, Swords, & Drums.  
5 x 8 inch Albumen print  on a mount . The tones are a little light.  
This picture  comes through Levin Handy, Brady's nephew.  (ES)
  $850.00

 

 

 Mathew Brady or Associate (attrib.)  
15th New York Engineers. 
Malvern Hill.  The Penninsular Campaign.  
A group of officers are meeting with an American Flag and a Battle Flag in the background. 
The Engineers helped emplace guns 
that Col. Henry J. Hunt gathered to repel the enemy assault.  
The image is reproduced in Davis, The Images Of War.  Vol. II, p. 170.    
6 1/2  x 8  inch Albumen print  on a mount . 
The tones in the lower part of the image are a little light 
and there are some surface marks.  
This picture  comes through Levin Handy, Brady's nephew. 
$1200.00


 

 

Mathew Brady or Associate (attrib.) 
REAR ADMIRAL JOHN A. DAHLGREN & STAFF ABOARD U. S. S. PAWNEE.  Circa 1864.  
Charleston Harbor, South Carolina.  
6 x 8 inch Albumen print on a mount.  
 This picture  comes through Levin Handy, Brady's nephew. (ES)
$4500.00

 

 Mathew Brady or Associate (attrib.) 
General James W. McMillan (Seated and not in uniform)  
Indiana.  Originally Colonel 1st Artillery  
5  x 7 3/4 inch Albumen print on a mount.
Miller.  Vol. X,  p. 203  
This picture  comes through Levin Handy, Brady's nephew. 
$1200.00

 Mathew Brady or Associate (attrib.)  
General David S. McCallum and Major General  Stephen A. Hurlbut 
On Lookout Mountain, Tennessee  
5 x 5 3/4  inch Albumen print on a mount. 
Lossing,  A History Of The Civil War.   p. 496 
This picture  comes through Levin Handy, Brady's nephew.
$1200.00

 Mathew Brady or Associate (attrib.)  
General Grant's Base Of Supplies At City Point, Virginia  
Unloading Stores For The Army, 1864
6  x  8  inch Albumen print on a mount. 
Lossing,  A History Of The Civil War.   p. 435 
This picture  comes through Levin Handy, Brady's nephew.
$1200.00

 Mathew Brady or Associate (attrib.)  
Winter Quarters, Brandy Station Virginia.   
The denizens of "Pine Cottage."  
A group of soldiers sit and stand in front of the building.  Their rifles are clearly visible.  
 The image is reproduced in Davis, The Images Of War.  Vol. II, p. 193.    
5  x 7 1/2 inch Albumen print  on a mount .  
This picture  comes through Levin Handy, Brady's nephew. 
$1200.00

 

Mathew Brady or Associate (attrib.) 
Pontoons Used For Bridges.  
 The image is reproduced in Davis, The Images Of War.  Vol. VI, p. 38.    
5  x 7 3/4 inch Albumen print  on a mount .   
 This picture  comes through Levin Handy, Brady's nephew.  (ES)
$1200.00

Mathew Brady or Associate (attrib.) 
Pontoon Bridge,  Deep Bottom, James River.  
Mounted albumen print.  6 1/2  x 8  inches.
    
This picture  comes through Levin Handy, Brady's nephew. 
 
 Identified in pencil on the back in Handy's hand
$1500.00

Mathew Brady or Associate (attrib.) 
Belle Plain, Virginia.  
Upper & Lower Wharf,  When Prisoners Were  Exchanged   
5   x 7 1/2 inch albumen print  on a larger mount.    
The subject is identified on the mount in pencil.  
The image shows wagons, boats, horses & men, 
presumably Confederate and Union soldiers.  
This photograph came through the estate of Brady's nephew, Levin Handy. (ES)
$1200.00

Mathew Brady or Associate (attrib.) 
"Confederate Prisoners Belle Plain, Va.  Awaiting exchange trains.  
Part of Johnson's Div.  May 12, 1864.  Handy." 
Mounted albumen print.  6 1/2  x 8  inches.
    
This picture  comes through Levin Handy, Brady's nephew. 
 
Identified in pencil on the back in Handy's hand and signed by Handy
$1500.00

Mathew Brady or Associate (attrib.) 
Camp 34th Mass Infantry.  
Mounted albumen print.  5  x 8  inches.    
This picture  comes through Levin Handy, Brady's nephew.  
 Identified in pencil on the back in Handy's hand
$1200.00

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Mathew Brady, Gen. Heintzleman & Staff. Arlington House, Virginia.  
  3 1/4 x 7  inch albumen stereo view.      
The tones on the left side are a slight bit lighter than the tones on the right.  
A rare view of the most famous civil war photographer
$3500.00

 

 

ANDREW J. RUSSELL

 

 

Andrew  J.  Russell,  (attrib.)  
Titled in pencil on the front, "Unloading Barges."  
There is a label attached to the verso:  "United States Military Railway Department.  Construction And Transportation.  No. 7. Turning Over The Bottom Of An Ark."  
6 x 8 inch salt print photograph with light tones on an 8 x 10 inch mount.  
The photograph is attributed to A. J. Russell.   Russell worked for General Haupt who was in charge of the Railroads.    
$450.00

 

 

 

Andrew  J.  Russell
Washington Arsenal On Greenleafs Point.   
5   x 7 1/2 inch albumen print  on a larger mount.    
There is some discoloration to the image.  
This historic Civil War photograph is reproduced in 
Davis Images Of War, Vol. III, p. 259.  
It also appears in Lossing, A history Of The Civil War, p. 511 (ES)
$850.00

 

 

 

Andrew  J. Russell
BATTERY RODGERS. 15 INCH RODMAN SMOOTHBORE 
ON THE PARAPET. 
1864 Alexandria, Virginia 
5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inch Albumen print on a mount. 
 Davis. Images Of War. Vol.  3, p. 266.  (ES)
 $3000.00

 

 

 

Andrew  J. Russell 
THE WORK OF ONE SHELL. GENERAL HERMAN HAUPT CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF MILITARY RAILWAYS & W. W. WRIGHT, SUPERINTENDENT OF THE MILITARY RAILROAD.   
May 3, 1863 
Marye's Heights, Fredericksburg, Virginia 
Confederate caisson wagons & horses 
destroyed by lucky shot from 2nd Mass. siege-gun battery 
Albumen Print 6 x 8 inches 
  Miller. Vol 2. p. 125.   
Davis.
Images Of War. Vol 3. p. 326 (ES) 
$4500.00

 

 

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 Pontoon Bridge At The Appomattox River. 
December 4, 1864.  
6 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch albumen print on a larger mount.  
A variation of This image is reproduced in RUSSELL'S CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS, 
Dover, plate 33. "Pontoon Bridge Across The Appomattox River At Broadway Landing." 
$600.00

 

 

 

 

 

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Pontoon Bridge 
Circa  1864.  
7 x 9 inch albumen print on a larger mount.   
This image is reproduced in Images Of War Volume 6, p. 248.  
This is a very interesting American Civil War photograph 
and there's a good chance that it was taken by A J. Russell
$600.00

 

 

 

 

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