Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Union Cartes-de-Visite: William Farquhar Barry, James Barnes, Henry Alanson Barnum and John Gross Barnard. Four (4) cartes including an unmarked William Farquhar Barry (1818-1879); an unmarked full-standing James Barnes (1801-1869); Henry Alanson Barnum (1833-1892); and John Gross Barnard (1815-1882), which shows light foxing. Barnum and Barnard cartes are from E & H. T. Anthony, New York, with the Barnard from a negative from Brady's National Portrait Gallery. Barry served as Chief of Artillery for both McClellan and Sherman. He fought in a series of battles from First Bull Run to Atlanta and the Carolinas. Barnes was a civil engineer for the railroads. He fought at Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg where he was wounded in action. Barnum was wounded in several key battles, including Malvern Hill, Gettysburg, Lookout Mountain and the Atlanta Campaign. Barnard served in the Corps of Engineers for 48 years with a brief stint as Superintendent at West Point. He was in charge of the defenses of Washington, D.C. and assisted Grant in the siege of Petersburg. From the collection of Dr. Michael Krane.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    17th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 265

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 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 May 22 Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage Auctions and Mr. Chad Reingold were...professional and courteous in all transactions and provided outstanding service in answering my many emails. I recommend them at the highest level.
    Killy M.,
    Melbourne Beach, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 2 Lincoln and His Times Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 November 2 Lincoln and His Times Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,853,301