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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:

June 2018
Ladder Badge, Co. K, 10th Vermont Infantry

Unidentified, standing view - F.A. Stevens BM, Chelsea, Vt.

Unidentified, seated view, kepi on table - C. Miller BM, Burlington, Vt.

Unidentified, seated view - C.L. Howe BM, Brattleboro, Vt. (may be 8th Vt)

April 2018
VI Corps Reserve Division Badge (green cloth insert)

Prayer Book belonging to Private Allen Moultruop, 12th Vermont

Austin H. Ward, 8th Vermont

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.