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:
Sword belonging to Major John D. Bartlett, 1st Vt. CavalryJune 2019
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.
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.