Confederate Ambrotype 1/6th plate ambrotype in a full case. A standing pose of a young rebel with a Colt Army revolver stuffed in his belt as well as a double D Guard Bowie knife.
None of these daguerreotypes have captions but this young man looks to be extremely young. Perhaps he was one of the youngsters we've all read about who claimed an older age to be allowed to volunteer.
Sixth plate tintype of what is yank cavalryman armed with a rare Colt revolving rifle. This one was is posed before one of the Benton Barracks backdrop showing the fort on the hill. Images of Colt revolving rifles on their own are rare enough but this image is made even more rare by the uniform worn here. This is the uniform worn by the Fremont Body Guard who were commanded by major Zangoni. The unit was a hand selected cavalry regiment made up of men who exhibited high intelligence…
Young girl, wearing ring on index finger. Love the pigtails. Civil War era.
CONFEDERATE SOLDIER AMBROTYPE, wearing homespun sweater/battle shirt with gilded buttons. Wears a Colt pistol along with a Sheffield style knife tucked under a Pre-War Eagle plate. 1/6pl. Ambro Collection John M.Mike Hunt.
Confederate Revolver Le Mat 1856. The LeMat revolver was a .42 or .36 caliber cap & ball black powder revolver invented by Dr. Jean Alexandre LeMat of New Orleans, which featured an unusual secondary 16 gauge smooth-bore barrel capable of firing buckshot. It saw service with the armed forces of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War of 1861–65.
CIVIL WAR AMBROTYPE SOLDIER WITH PISTOL. TINTED. 1/9 PLATE, FULL UNION CASE. in Collectibles, Photographic Images, Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940), Ambrotypes | eBay