Six (6) Civil War related items, including Confederate General Bradley T. Johnson signed tinted lithograph, reunion flag. 1st item: Confederate General Bradley T. Johnson (1829-1903) signed tinted lithograph on paper titled "The Charge of the First Maryland Regiment at the Death of Ashby", lithographed by A. Hoen & Company, Baltimore, after the painting by William Ludwell (Ludlow) Sheppard (Virginia, 1833-1912), circa 1887. Depicts a battlefield scene showing the beginning of the charge of the First Maryland Regiment against the Pennsylvania Bucktail Rifles near Harrisonburg on June 6, 1862. Title and vignette of flag, lower center under image, text and facsimile handwritten text, lower left and right under image. Text reading "Issued to raise funds for a monument in Baltimore to the Maryland Line." below text blocks. Ink inscription from Johnson reading "To Nathan Bedford Forrest/Camp Confederate Veterans/With the regards of Bradley T. Johnson/July 1, 1887" lower right. Hinge mounted to foam core. Sheet – 22" H x 26 3/4" W. Foam core – 32" H x 40 1/4" W. Late 19th century. 2nd-5th items: Four (4) Civil War CDVs or carte de visites including one (1) depicting General Polk, one (1) titled Stonewall Jackson depicting him as a younger man, one (1) titled T.J. Jackson "Stonewall" depicting Jackson as an older man, and one (1) depicting General Robert E. Lee depicted seated with George Washington Custis Lee (his son) and Walter H. Taylor standing on either side, from the original Brady photographic negative. 4" H x 2 1/2" W. Third quarter 19th century. 6th item: Large Southern Cross reunion flag or banner, comprised of machine sewn pieced and appliqued red, white and blue linen with two metal grommets. 68" H x 105 1/4" L. 1st half 20th century. Provenance: Private Ringgold, Georgia collection; among items purchased in the 1960's from the old location of the A. P. Stewart Chapter of the UDC (United Daughters of the Confederacy), formerly the Nathan Bedford Forrest UCV (United Confederate Veterans) home, St. Elmo, Chattanooga, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Toning/acid burn, foxing, tears, largest 7", to be expected from age. 2nd-5th items: Gen. Polk clipped at upper corners, both Jackson examples with toning and spotting, Lee CDV with toning and some stains, losses top upper right corner. 6th item: Stains, pencil inscription, tears, etc. to be expected from age and manner of use.
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