1/2 plate ambrotype of a mounted soldier tentatively identified as Samuel Aaron Swiggett of the 36th Iowa. This image was found accompanied by a family album.
1/2 plate tintype of two soldiers on Lookout Mountain. One of the soldiers is identified and the story behind this fascinating shot is told in a 2018 issue of "Military Images."
1/2 plate tintype of unidentified soldiers atop Lookout Mountain.
1/6th plate ambrotype of Lt. Colonel William Friesner of the 58th Ohio. He was the last man aboard the ill-fated "Sultana."
1/6th plate tintype of Henry M. Galpin in his 44th NY jacket. He would later rise to the rank of Lt. Col. with a different regiment.
1/6th plate tintype of two double-armed soldiers. Great pose!
1/6th plate tintype of a soldier that belonged to the 2nd Missouri Cavalry "Merrill's Horse" Brigade. In this shot, he wears a sky blue cap with an orange welt and a yellow piped "horse head" jacket distinctive to that regiment.
1/6th plate ambrotype of an identified South Carolinian who was KIA. It's difficult to tell here, but under magnification you can tell he's wearing a Palmetto tree belt buckle.
1/6th plate ruby ambrotype of an artillery soldier and his buddy.
1/6th plate ambrotype of a confederate soldier with a killer bowie knife. I was notified by someone who contacted me that this image bears a resemblance to many portraits taken of Mississippians.
1/6th plate ambrotype of soldier and relatives. Wonderful flag! On the soldier's cap "91st PA" can be discerned, a regiment engaged at Gettysburg.
1/4 plate ambrotype of New York soldiers posed in front of their tent. While their identity remains unknown, Matthew Brady took a series of photos at Harper's Ferry where several of these men can be seen. I believe Brady or one of his assistants likely made this one.
1/4 plate ambrotype of a soldier wearing a tin cup. I saw another image with the same background surface out of Boston in 2016.
1/4 plate tintype of a soldier wearing a standard frock coat.
1/6th plate ambrotype of a confederate soldier, who purportedly lived in Memphis, Tennessee. Amazing patterned belt and uniform.
1/6th plate tintype of a confederate artilleryman.
1/6th plate pristine ambrotype of a soldier thought to be from Georgia.
1/6th plate ambrotype of a yank cavalryman wearing a hardee hat and carrying his saber. This scan doesn't quite capture the wonderful coloring of the image.
1/6th plate tintype of a stern looking woman with a flag behind her. Her eyes are captivating.
1/6th plate tintype of a soldier silhouetted by "old glory." Similar shots have been attributed to PA regiments, if I remember correctly.
1/6th plate tintype of a soldier with accoutrements. Wonderful detail for a tintype, perhaps the best I've seen.
1/6th plate tintype of two soldiers, one of whom is a carrying a rarely seen EA Prescott pistol.
1/6th plate tintype of a confederate soldier signed by Charles Rees of Richmond.
1/6th plate tintype of young confederate soldier with a rifle.
1/6th plate ambrotype of a confederate soldier identified as John Thomas Wheat, brother of the rotund General Wheat.
1/6th plate signed Rees ambrotype of Sergeant William Pfaff of the 1st Virginia "German Rifles." Spectacular.
1/6th plate ruby ambrotype of a soldier published in "More Confederate Faces." He is described as hailing from Florida.
1/6th plate tintype of a triple-armed rebel.
1/6th plate ambrotype of an armed confederate soldier taken by the photographers Wearn and Hix in Charleston, South Carolina.
1/6th plate ambrotype of JH Freeman of the North Carolina "Fighting Tigers." Fantastic insginia on his cap.
1/4 plate exceptional ruby ambrotype of an infantry soldier.
1/4 plate tintype of a cavalyman. What presence!
1/4 plate ruby ambrotype of a soldier wearing a hardee hat that has "RIV" insignia- Rhode Island Volunteers.
1/4 plate ambrotype of soldiers reenacting a scene of some sort. This was published in "Military Images."
1/2 plate ambrotype of the first graduating class of Antioch College (1856).
1/6th plate ambrotype of two double-armed soldiers, probably from the 1st Ohio Cavalry.
1/6th plate ambrotype of a confederate soldier.
1/6th plate tintype of an armed soldier. Incredibly clear image.