Extremely Rare DS of Future President of the US William
McKinley on a War Date document on HQ First Division First
Army Corps as a Captain dated Camp Stoneman Jan 1st
1865.  Rarely is McKinlay found on any documentation
during the war.  Moisture discoloration around folds as seen
in pink and dark which could be removed with
Conservation.  McKinley served with the 23rd Ohio Vols and
rose to the rank of brevet Major by War's end.
Scarce Brady Gallery Card of Cornwallis's Cave at Yorktown
which the Confederates used as a Magazine.  Shown
standing are a Union Sentry and more importantly the
famed photographer himself, Mathew Brady who liked to
insert himself into these early War photos as much as
possible.  Shown with trademark straw hat.  Brady bm.  
Spectacularly Sharp view of Lincoln in the Lone Pine pose
by Anthony/Brady.  They rarely come this nice.
CDV and Autograph of Lafayette Foster, Civil War Senator
from Connecticut and head of the Senate in dealing with
Lincoln during the Civil War.  Backmark by Fredericks NY.  
Influential in helping Lincoln with the War Effort.
Autograph on a large piece of Paper of Vice President
under Lincoln Hannibal Hamlin of Maine.  
Scarce view of Mathew Brady in one of his own photos.  
Shown standing outside Cornwallis's cave at Yorktown along
with a Union Sentry.  Anthony/Brady bm.  Note the famous
white hat he usually wore in these photos where he injected
himself into the scene.
Ultra-rare Autographed CDV of "Ward Hill Lamon (January
6, 1828 – May 7, 1893) was a personal friend and self-
appointed bodyguard of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.
Lamon was famously absent the night Lincoln was
assassinated at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865, having
been sent by Lincoln to Richmond, Virginia."  Lamon a
Legal partner of Lincoln served as his Bodyguard on the
travel to Washington to be sworn in and during his tenure
as President.  Signed on the back with a backmark of Paige
Washington.  Never seen.  For the serious Lincoln Collector.
Scarce CDV of Senator and General from Kansas, James
Lane.  Firebrand abolitionist he barely escaped with his life
from the Sack of Lawrence Kansas by Quantrills men by
escaping out a back window and hiding in the corn fields.  
Anthony backmark.
CDV of Lincoln and son Tad.  Published by Bouve Boston
Imperial Cabinet Albumen Photo of President Ulysses S.
Grant's Funeral Procession, by H.N. Tieman & Co.,
depicting his hearse on Broadway, August 8, 1885, part of
the six mile course that ended at a temporary tomb in
Riverside Park, attended by a record one million people.
Grant (1822-1885), had died from throat cancer at his cabin
in Mt. McGregor, upstate New York, on July 23, 1885,
shortly after completing his memoirs. In the original mat,
unframed, OS: 14 1/2" x 12", SS: 12' x 9 1/4". Water stain to
mat, some foxing, rare in any condition.  Too large for
scanner plate but in fine condition.