Mar 10, 2020 - Sale 2533

Sale 2533 - Lot 46

Price Realized: $ 219
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(CIVIL WAR.) Group of ephemera relating to Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, the first to die in the war. 9 items, various sizes, minor wear. Vp, circa 1861-62

Additional Details

Cameo albumen photograph portrait of Ellsworth, 1 1/4 x 1 inches oval, on original plain mount Patriotic song sheet, "Death of Elmer E. Ellsworth" by James D. Gay, with unrelated 6 April 1862 letter by soldier Jonathan H. Wells of the 98th New York on the integral blank Group of 7 unused patriotic covers depicting Ellsworth.