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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.

Recent additions to the collection:

February 2019
Willard Farrington, 1st VT CAV

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

October 2018
Charles F. Bancroft, 4th VT INF

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

August 2018
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.

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