Lot 471    

CDV of Lt. James H. Hildreth, 2nd USSS,
2005, Historic Americana / June 9-10
by G.H. Billings, Lebanon, N.H., ink signed “Lieut. J. H. Hildreth/Cornish N.H/Gen Gibbons Staff” on back. Hildreth entered the Sharpshooters as a 1st Lieutenant in September 1861 and resigned in August 1863. At Gettysburg, he served as General Gibbon’s acting ADC at division and corps and was with the general when he was wounded on July 3rd.

Condition:  
Cdv with minor mottling on surface, else VG.
Sold: $345.00
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

Large Five Dollar Bill of the United National Bank of Troy Charter Number 940,
Franklin Imprint of <i>Pennsylvania Gazette</i>, Dated February 12, 1754,
Lot # 338 - Franklin Imprint of Pennsylvania Gazette, Dated February 12, 1754,
original four-page paper complete with the B. Franklin and D. Hall imprint at the bottom of page 4. The front page contains news that the French have sent out an exploration party in search of the elusive Northwest Passage. Several interesting ads, including ads for the sale of slaves and a reques... > Item Details
Battle Report for Fair Oaks, June 3, 1862,
Lot # 709 - Battle Report for Fair Oaks, June 3, 1862,
William H. French ALS to Capt. McMahon, June 3, 1862. 3rd Brigade, Richardson’s Division. A long and outstanding battle report following the Battle of Fair Oaks (or Seven Pines, if you will), June 1862, one of the early engagements of the Peninsula Campaign now best known as the battle after which... > Item Details
Army Tactics Book Owned by Member of Lincoln's Funeral Escort,
Lot # 137 - Army Tactics Book Owned by Member of Lincoln's Funeral Escort,
inscribed on free end paper L.E. Bullocks E Co. 9th Regt. V.R.C. Washington, and pencil inscription on rear free end paper reads The Congress to 1st Sergt. Luther E. Bullock Co. E, 9th Vet. Res. Corps of Escort to remains of President Abraham Lincoln April 1865. Bullock enlisted in the 97th N.Y. in... > Item Details
Group of Fine Books and Pamphlets About Western Outlaws,
Lot # 1224 - Group of Fine Books and Pamphlets About Western Outlaws,
lot of 6. Includes Daucus, The Life and Times of Frank and Jesse James, St. Louis. 1880. First, rebound in full calf. Hinges starting. PLUS Burns, The Saga of Billy the Kid, Doubleday, Page and Company, 1926. First, in green embossed cloth. PLUS Ray, The James Brothers Illustrated, a salesman sam... > Item Details
Ellsworth Memorial Medallion,
Lot # 498 - Ellsworth Memorial Medallion,
a head and shoulders raised bust of Elmer Ellsworth taken from Brady’s famous 1861 photograph made of thin gauge stamped copper, measuring 3” in diameter, circa 1861. Back is hollow. Whether this circular impression is simply a souvenir planchet or originally part of a larger decorative component,... > Item Details
<i>Horstmann</i> M1850 Foot Officer's Sword
Lot # 551 - Horstmann M1850 Foot Officer's Sword
with 30.75" single-edged blade with 12" false edge and 3/4-length fuller, with etched scrollwork and U.S. with flags and other patriotic motifs and WH Horstmann/& Sons/Philadelphia, left ricasso with crowned King's head; right unmarked; single-piece cast brass quillon/guard/knuckle bow with scrolled... > Item Details
Fine Oil on Canvas of Revolutionary War Hero General John Stark,
Lot # 265 - Fine Oil on Canvas of Revolutionary War Hero General John Stark,
anonymous oil on canvas, probably a copy of an earlier portrait of him in his Revolutionary War uniform. In slightly later ornate gilt gesso wood frame. Stretcher is 18" x 22", frame is 27" x 31". > Item Details
CDV of General Custer,
Lot # 411 - CDV of General Custer,
as Major General with imprint of John Goldin & Co., Washington, D.C. in stylized gold artist's palette, seated in a large fringed chair that dominates the composition making Custer appear small. "Custer" penciled on verso with residual glue obscuring back mark. Refer to authoritative Katz for hist... > Item Details
Quarter Plate Tintype of Corp. Michael Griffin, 33rd Mass.,
Lot # 527 - Quarter Plate Tintype of Corp. Michael Griffin, 33rd Mass.,
in gutta percha wall frame with Griffin’s original masthead promotion document to corporal dated “July 1, 1864” countersigned by “Adjutant Caleb Blood” and “Lt. Col. Godfrey Rider.” A compelling tinted view of Private Godfrey, perhaps at muster, holding an Enfield rifle and wearing British infantry... > Item Details
ALS from Fort Washington Quartermaster.
Lot # 285 - ALS from Fort Washington Quartermaster.
Samuel Hodgdon ALS as Quartermaster General to Secretary of War Henry Knox, 1p. 8 x 12.5", Fort Washington [Cincinnati], 3 Apr. 1792. In part: "...The bearer of this letter is Jno. Jennifer, late a Cadet in the United States Regiment... he comes forward with dispatches for Government, and has a Publ... > Item Details
Two-Piece U.S. Flag Costume,
Lot # 901 - Two-Piece U.S. Flag Costume,
first piece is a ladies' top with red ruffled neckline with solid red sleeves. Backside with interlaced strings and complete with cotton interior liner. Second piece a large jump suit with two tiers of red ruffles on backside complete with cotton interior liner. Both pieces composed of bunting with ... > Item Details
Wonderful Enameled Civil War Pocket Watch,
Lot # 595 - Wonderful Enameled Civil War Pocket Watch,
with period movement, hunters coin silver case, with lever type key wind movement marked M.J. Tobiare London. Beautifully enameled pictorial dial with black Roman numerals on pink chapter ring with lower subsidiary second hand dial, center with polychrome-painted Civil War camp scene with two stand... > Item Details
F.J. Haynes Cabinet Card of Crow Indian,
Lot # 1273 - F.J. Haynes Cabinet Card of Crow Indian,
"Shows-of-Spies" with Haynes' elaborate "Palace Car" UPRR Fargo, D.T. logo on verso. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of 49er & His Dog
Lot # 1137 - Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of 49er & His Dog
anonymous portrait of gentleman with his dog on chair next to him. He wears a white California-style broad-brimmed hat and duster, light tinting on cheeks, housed in floral embossed paper-covered wood case. > Item Details
Hauntingly Beautiful Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Young Girl on Her Deathbed,
Lot # 9 - Hauntingly Beautiful Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Young Girl on Her Deathbed,
portrait of a young girl with sunken eyes staring at the camera lens, housed in an embossed paper covered wooden case. > Item Details
Group of 13-Star Printed Parade Flags, Plus,
Lot # 858 - Group of 13-Star Printed Parade Flags, Plus,
includes 13 glazed cotton 13-star printed flags, 2" x 3", all mounted on turned wood dowels, 6" long; AND two printed patriotic covers, one with 44-star canton and 1¢ cancelled stamp, the other with arch and The Union and the Constitution in canton, both ca 3" x 5". > Item Details
Lot of Fifteen Civil War Images,
Lot # 814 - Lot of Fifteen Civil War Images,
include 6th plate tintype of fully armed (bowie, revolver & rifle) of N.Y. militia soldier in Scottish-type hat, PLUS 6th plate tintype of cigar-smoking Union soldier with ribbons and feathers in hat and holding revolver in tinted Union overcoat, PLUS 6th plate tintype of Union soldier with broad br... > Item Details
Rare James Monroe Disinterment Ceremony Ribbon,
Lot # 90 - Rare James Monroe Disinterment Ceremony Ribbon,
printed and illustrated silk ribbon in black on white with Ceremony of the Disinterment and Removal From the City of New York of The Remains of James Monroe President of the United States A.D. 1817-1825 To Virginia his native State July 1858, Tribute To His Memory by Virginians and their descendants... > Item Details
First Blood of the Civil War Relic,
Lot # 700 - First Blood of the Civil War Relic,
half lettersheet on unlined paper with Ms inscription This is the first blood of the war taken at the moment of death from a wound in the head of Wm Clark who (had fallen struck out) was shot on the corner of Pratt and South streets Baltimore Md. By the 6th Massachusetts Regiment april 19th 1861 as... > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: