Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Union Brigadier General James Clay Rice: Killed in Action at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House Carte de Visite. Approximately 2.5" x 4" with an R. W. Addis, Washington, D. C. backmark. Contemporary biographical information by hand in ink on the verso. A handsome head and shoulders portrait of Rice in uniform. James C. Rice (1828-1864) participated in many important engagements during the Civil War. He was present at both the first and second battles of Bull Run, the Peninsula Campaign, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and the battle of the Wilderness. He was mortally wounded at Spotsylvania Court House. As he lay dying on the battlefield he is said to have muttered "turn me over that I may die with my face to the enemy". The image has toned with age and the corners have been clipped, otherwise it is in very good condition.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    7th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 341

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 September 14 - 15 Americana & Political.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search