Alexander Historical Auctions LLC

Three fine Union cartes-de-visite, includes: a great war-date, full standing with sword image of Selwyn Bickford as 1st Lieutenant in the 6th Mass. Vols. He served in the Suffolk region of Virginia for 1862 through 1863. Backstamp by Warren, Lowell, Mass., minor spotting, else very good. With a CDV image of an artillery first lieutenant wearing a kepi and artillery insignia on his jacket with medals, standing with a sword, backstamp Worms, New York, and a CDV image of the ruins of Fort Sumter, taken from the base of the besieged fort and showing iron rails with wires attached, dismounted cannon and "chevaux de frise", backstamp by Reading & Company, Savannah. Very good. Three pieces.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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