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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:

July 2019

Sword belonging to Major John D. Bartlett, 1st Vt. Cavalry

ID disk dug in Fredericksburg belonging to James Kilborn, 11th Vermont

Stencil belonging to "CPT" John G Macomber, Co. C 6th VVI, KIA Wilderness 5/6/64.

June 2019
George Anderson, 4th Vermont

William W. Bailey, 11th Vermont, wounded, Weldon Railroad

John Bostwick, 1st and 10th Vermont

George Carleton, 1st Vermont Light Artillery

Harvey O. Clark, 6th Vermont

Elias B. Dow, 4th Vermont

Lewis H. Dutton, 3rd Vermont, wounded, Fredericksburg

George W. Gage, 4th Vermont

George W. Hardy, 4th Vermont

Edwin Joslyn, 2nd Sharpshooters

Eugene Joslyn, 2nd Sharpshooters and 4th Vermont

Henry L. Marshall, 10th Vermont, wounded at Cold Harbor

Theophilus Middlebrook, 14th Vermont

John Petrie, 6th Vermont, MWIA, Cedar Creek

Linus E. Sherman, 9th Vermont

Bernard Thompson, 1st Vermont Cavalry

Lucian Thompson, 10th Vermont, KIA, Cedar Creek

Harrison W. Varney, 4th and 16th Vermont

Lucius D. Savage, 2nd Vermont, wounded, Savage Station

Colonel Henry A. Smalley, 5th Vermont and U.S. Artillery

Edward B. Smith, 3rd Vermont, KIA, Wilderness

William Wilder, 3rd Vermont

Unidentified Private, Miller backmark, Burlington

Unidentified tintype/cdv, most likely Vermont Cavalryman

Unidentified Vermont Sergeant

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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