Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Civil War Period Soldier Photography Lot. Includes: 1) Enlarged photograph, on board, of a Union cavalryman, 14 ½" x 19", accented in charcoal. Scattered water stains, some closed edge cracks, upper left corner lacking, otherwise good condition. 2) 1/16th plate tintype of a young Union soldier wearing a kepi. Complete with brass mat and housed in the lower portion of an embossed leather case. 3) 1/16th plate tintype of an unidentified sergeant of the 20th Maine. Clearly visible are the metal numerals "20" on his collar and corps badge. Complete with brass mat but lacking case. 4) 1/9th plate tintype of a Union soldier identified as Captain George Beach. He is pictured wearing an artillery shell jacket from the waist up. Complete with brass mat and broken leather folder. 5) Albumen image of a young boy in a 24 mm brass locket. The image is identified by hand as "Ed Burr / Co. A, 11th / Rhode Island / Vols. Drummer / enlisted at / age 14". 6) Albumen image of a Union enlisted man framed in an oval brass frame. 2 ¼" x 3 ¼" overall. 7) 1/9th plate tintypes of an unidentified Union soldier wearing a camp hat and presumably his wife. Some flaking to surface of the wife's image; halo-effect around the soldier's head. Images are housed in a double Union case. 8) 1/9th plate tintype featuring two unidentified (possibly European) soldiers in uniform. The buttons and collar insignia have been accented in gold. All images in very good or better condition unless otherwise noted.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 246

    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

    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
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 October 27 Domain Names Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 May 11 Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 May 11 Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,136,332