John Gibson Collection
John Gibson is a Montpelier, Vermont native, currently residing in Maryland. He is an artisan, specializing in applied decorative finishes, a historian of American made toys from the Golden Age of Toymaking, and a Civil War collector and dealer specializing in Vermont related items with a fondness for the 2nd Vermont Infantry.
Use the menu on the left to navigate throught John's extensive collection.February 2019
Recent additions to the collection:
Willard Farrington, 1st VT CAVOctober 2018
Ira W. Rudd, 14th VT INF
Harmon Vernal, 6th VT INF
Henry H. Whitney, 6th VT INF, KIA, Wilderness, 5/6/1864
Unidentified Vermont officer, Gage's backmark, St. Johnsbury
Unidentified Vermont private, J.D. Powers frontmark, Springfield, VT
Unidentified Vermont officer
Unidentified Vermont Pvt., 1/6 plate tintype
Charles F. Bancroft, 4th VT INFAugust 2018
George Chase, 1st VT INF, 4th VT INF and 2nd USSS
Henry H. Houghton, 4th VT INF and 2nd USSS
Unidentified private, sitting; A. S. Hayward, Chester, Vt., backmark
Pair of 8th Vermonters seated together, CPT Alfred E. Getchell and 2LT Nathan Robie with a Houghton backmark.
See John's article in Military Images Magazine.
In addition to sharing his wonderful collection with us, he has made arrangements with other collectors to share some of their Vermont items.