Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers Solomon Meredith
The General is wearing a full-length military coat. His hair is cut short and he has chin whiskers.,Solomon Meredith was born in North Carolina and moved to Wayne County, Indiana in 1829. He was a close friend of Governor Morton. In October 1862 he was made Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers and overall Command of the Iron Brigade. He was badly wounded at Gettysburg and eventually given garrison assignments until the end of the war. He was made Surveyor General of Montana in 1867, and resigned
Heaven Bless Your Christmas
A spray of white snowdrops, buds, and greenery is on the front of the card. Part of the background has been cut out so the text inside is visible. The back of the card is decorated with a basket full of snowdrops.,The message inside the card reads: Heaven bless your Christmas. All joy be yours this Christmastide– All hope, all peace, all love, And every joy be sanctified With blessing from above. A.B.S.
The card is signed: To Paly From Mary.
With Fond Christmas Greetings
The card is decorated with poppies and butterflies. There is a circular area that is cut out so that some of the text inside the card is visible. Three edges of the card are scalloped.
Happy Christmas To You
Message side of card.
Christmas Greeting with Best Wishes
A variety of wild birds are shown on a branch of blooming dogwood. Most of the birds are in pairs.,The message reads: So, may all blessings now be thine Of earth beneath, of heav'n above May Christmas roses round thee shine, And all thy path be wreathed in love!
M.S.H. "Tilla" is written on the back of the card.
Cutwork branches touched with snow and ice form the outer edge of the card. Dogwood blossoms and ferns decorate the greeting.,The message handwritten on the back of the card reads: Wishing dear ??? Mary a Very Happy Xmas.
May the Christmas Spirit Cast It's Spell
The postcard includes a rural snow scene in a round blue frame. Holly leaves and berries surround the image. The greeting is framed with petite flowers. The background is an embossed holly leaf design with gold dots.,The message on the card reads: Wishing you a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year. All as well as common your Cousin M J Randell
A rural snow scene is on the left side of the card. Pine trees are set against a snow covered landscape. The front of the postcard also includes a Christmas stamp honoring the Red Cross. It is dated 1918.,The message reads: Best wishes for A Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year. Nettie R. ??, Delphos, Kans.
My Best Wishes
Message side of card.
Merry Christmas To You
Message side of card.
Night Before Christmas
A toddler dressed in pajamas is shown standing on the stairs. Through a doorway at the bottom of the stairs, Santa Claus can be seen holding up a drum in front of a Christmas tree. "To Santa Claus" is written in pencil on the stairs under where the child is standing. The edge of the card has a gold embossed design.
I Wish You Merry Christmas!
The card shows a little boy dressed in knee pants running after a little girl in a pink dress. Red ribbon frames the design with holly wreaths at each corner.
Portrait of a Man and Woman
In the photographer's studio a couple sit side by side. She leans toward him slightly. He has a handlebar mustache and is wearing a suit, vest, and bow tie. She has curled hair with bangs and wears a dark skirt and blouse with a high collar and lace trim.
View of a Room With Table and Chairs and Photographs
The photographer has taken a picture of a room interior. He focused on a table with a checkered tablecloth and a kerosene lamp, and chairs. There are dozens of photographs tacked on the wall above the table. This might be a room in the photographer's home with samples of his work.
Portrait of a Little Girl With a Book
A little blonde girl is standing in the photographer's studio. She is wearing a straw hat, striped jacket, flowered dress, dark stockings and high top shoes, and is holding a book in her right hand.
Portrait of Two Boys and Their Dog
Two boys who are probably brothers are seated in the photographer's studio. The older boy is seated in a chair with a dog in his lap. The smaller boy stands next to his brother. Both boys wear knickers. The younger boy has long curled locks and wears a large white bow at his neck.
Portrait of a Little Girl in the Mirror
A little girl is seated with her back to the camera. Her face is reflected in two mirrors setting before her. She wears a dress with a lace trimmed collar and has long blonde curls tied with ribbons.
Portrait of a Woman Wearing a Ruffled Dress
A woman is seated in the photographer's studio wearing a dress made of of dark moire fabric. The dress has a high collar and gathers over the shoulders. Her dark wavy hair is parted in the middle and pulled back.
Portrait of an Older Woman in a Ruffled Boa
An older woman in wire rim glasses is seated in the photographer's studio wearing a dark dress with a high collar, full sleeves, and a ruffled boa. Her curly hair is gray and is parted in the middle and pulled back. She has a white ruff or hankie at the bodice.
Portrait of an Elderly Woman in a Lace Collar
An elderly woman is seated in the photographer's studio. Her gray hair is parted in the middle and pulled straight back. She wears a dark plain dress with a lace collar attached.