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Early Civil War CDV of Richmond’s Libby Prison Prior to Walls Being Whitewashed

Early Civil War CDV of Richmond’s Libby Prison Prior to Walls Being WhitewashedA nice early-war CDV of Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia, prior to the partial-whitewash of its exterior walls. Conditions were exceedingly poor and the prison was overcrowded. Several men are visible in the foreground in front of an army camp. On the reverse […]



EARLY 1860s BASEBALL CIVIL WAR CARTE DE VISITE CDV

EARLY 1860s BASEBALL CIVIL WAR CARTE DE VISITE CDVBased upon the mount, photographer, content, and lack of a revenue stamp, I would date this cdv as pre September 1, 1864, which is when revenue stamps were first required to be attached to cdvs. This a wonderful image that marries baseball and the Civil War. The […]



EARLY 1860s BASEBALL CIVIL WAR CARTE DE VISITE CDV

EARLY 1860s BASEBALL CIVIL WAR CARTE DE VISITE CDVBased upon the mount, photographer, content, and lack of a revenue stamp, I would date this cdv as pre September 1, 1864, which is when revenue stamps were first required to be attached to cdvs. This a wonderful image that marries baseball and the Civil War. The […]