Not identified, but the pair were probably Motes' wife Emily and his daughter Mary. Third piece is a handwritten greeting to Emma his wife? All items are in very good antique condition with dimensions of 4" x 2.5". Lieut Motes was born on April 15, 1837, in Perry County, Alabama, and worked as a photographer prior to the war.
He enlisted into the Troup (Georgia) Artillery on April 24, 1861. He was assigned as company recruitment officer and elected 1st lieutenant April 29, 1862. Motes was wounded in the left hip and shoulder at Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17, 1862. Motes was wounded at Gettysburg and did not return to duty until February 1864.
He was captured at Selma, Alabama, on June 26, 1865, while enroute home, and paroled the same day. Motes moved to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1871.He was a partner in Smith & Motes & Motes & Moore Photographic Studios, winning many national awards for his work in the field. The item "1860s Georgia Photographer Motes w Camera & Family Civil War Confederate Soldier" is in sale since Tuesday, June 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\CDVs". The seller is "jack_mord" and is located in Woodinville, Washington.
This item can be shipped to United States.