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George A. Custer CDV Issued by Wing's Gallery
6/21/2012 - American History, Including the Civil War
CDV of George A. Custer as Lieutenant Colonel, March 1873, lacking studio imprint but issued by Simon Wing, Monroe, MI. A contemporary cdv copied from the original albumen print by Bingham and Craver and given to all of the patrons having pictures taken at Wing's Gallery (Katz-117V).

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Charles J. Belden Photograph of a Horse Resting Across a Lake from a Flock of Sheep
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<i>Chief Young Man Afraid of his Horses</i> Boudoir Photograph by Northwestern Photographic Co.
Lot # 194 - Chief Young Man Afraid of his Horses Boudoir Photograph by Northwestern Photographic Co.
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<i>Baltimore Clipper</i>, Lincoln Assassination, April 15, 1865 Morning & Afternoon Editions, Plus
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Lot # 54 - General Ulysses S. Grant & Staff, Civil War Stereoview
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Lot # 3 - [NEWSPAPER] Revolutionary War, Edinburgh Advertiser, with News on the Battle of Yorktown
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Confederate Order Book, 1st Virginia Regiment, Pre-First Bull Run
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Lot # 85 - Civil War Ivory-Handled Walking Cane Inscribed R. Wilson 5 Cav. 1864
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F. Jay Haynes Hand-Colored Photograph of Glacier National Park, In Original Frame
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U.S. Grant ALS, 1883
Lot # 378 - U.S. Grant ALS, 1883
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William Notman Photograph of Squaws at a Blackfoot Camp
Lot # 212 - William Notman Photograph of Squaws at a Blackfoot Camp
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Archive of Documents Associated with Matthew Hopkins, 1st GA Infantry
Lot # 364 - Archive of Documents Associated with Matthew Hopkins, 1st GA Infantry
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Henry Clay Hooker's Sierra Bonita Ranch, Arizona, Photographs
Lot # 248 - Henry Clay Hooker's Sierra Bonita Ranch, Arizona, Photographs
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Will Soule Cabinet Photograph of Arapaho Camp
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Lot # 114 - Quarter Plate Ambrotype of a Scotsman, From Virginia Family Estate
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Carleton Watkins Set of 32 Yosemite Valley Photographs
Lot # 247 - Carleton Watkins Set of 32 Yosemite Valley Photographs
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Confederate 3rd Lieutenant D. Given, Jr., Civil War Archive
Lot # 346 - Confederate 3rd Lieutenant D. Given, Jr., Civil War Archive
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Lot # 221 - D.B. Chase Boudoir Photographs of the Southwest
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Calamity Jane Photograph by H.R. Locke
Lot # 257 - Calamity Jane Photograph by H.R. Locke
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