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CAPTURED INSCRIBED COLT POCKET REVOLVER IN A CONFEDERATE HOLSTER

CAPTURED INSCRIBED COLT POCKET REVOLVER IN A CONFEDERATE HOLSTER

This 5-inch Colt pocket revolver is inscribed on the backstrap, “T. R. MATHEWS CHADWICK LT INF.” Mathews received the revolver shortly before setting out on the Peninsular Campaign in 1862, where… (846-192). Learn More »

ARTILLERY TREATISE OWNED, SIGNED, AND WITH NOTATIONS, BY JOHN MERCER BROOKE, INVENTOR OF THE BROOKE RIFLE AND PROJECTILES, DESIGNER OF THE IRONCLAD C.S.S. VIRGINIA

ARTILLERY TREATISE OWNED, SIGNED, AND WITH NOTATIONS, BY JOHN MERCER BROOKE, INVENTOR OF THE BROOKE RIFLE AND PROJECTILES, DESIGNER OF THE IRONCLAD C.S.S. VIRGINIA

This is Volume 1 of an original 1809 first edition of Louis De Tousard’s American Artillerist’s Companion, or Elements of Artillery, given to John Mercer Brooke by William Green of Richmond, Va.,… (846-186). Learn More »

INSCRIBED AMES 1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD: THOMAS QUINN 4th US INFANTRY, BREVET FOR PETERSBURG, AT GRANT’S HEADQUARTERS IN THE PURSUIT OF LEE

INSCRIBED AMES 1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD: THOMAS QUINN 4th US INFANTRY, BREVET FOR PETERSBURG, AT GRANT’S HEADQUARTERS IN THE PURSUIT OF LEE

This regulation US 1850 Ames Staff and Field sword was formerly in the collection of Civil War sculptor and collector Run Tunison. The brass hilt and mounts have a matching, mellow aged patina. The… (766-1063). Learn More »

$2,250.00
ON HOLD

INSCRIBED CS MANUAL OF JOHN N. MURPHY, CAPTAIN 9th VA CAVALRY AND LIEUTENANT CO. G 43rd VA BATTALION: MOSBY’S RANGERS! HE SAVED A UNION DRUMMER BOY

INSCRIBED CS MANUAL OF JOHN N. MURPHY, CAPTAIN 9th VA CAVALRY AND LIEUTENANT CO. G 43rd VA BATTALION: MOSBY’S RANGERS! HE SAVED A UNION DRUMMER BOY

This is a nicely inscribed copy of the MANUAL OF INSTRUCTION FOR VOUNTEERS AND MILITIA OF THE CONFEDERATES STATES, By William Gilham. Published by West & Johnson, Richmond VA, 1861. Owner… (846-185). Learn More »

$1,500.00
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SCARCE EXPERIMENTAL US 1905/06 CAVALRY SABER, 13th US CAVALRY

SCARCE EXPERIMENTAL US 1905/06 CAVALRY SABER, 13th US CAVALRY

This is an excellent example of the scarce experimental saber issued on a trial basis starting in 1905 and 1906. The sword is complete with its original scabbard, which bears unit and rack numbers… (1047-34). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED US BASE DRUM WITH MINNESOTA CONNECTION

IDENTIFIED US BASE DRUM WITH MINNESOTA CONNECTION

Bass drum has a maple wood shell in very good condition. The wood surface shows light wear and is free of cracks and chips. It meas. approx. 19.00 inches tall by 26.50 inches across the heads. Painted… (996-01). Learn More »

$1,200.00
Originally $1,600.00

A WEST VIRGINIA SOLDIER’S WARTIME SOUVENIR: A CS WOOD CANTEEN FOUND AT RICHMOND IN 1865

A WEST VIRGINIA SOLDIER’S WARTIME SOUVENIR: A CS WOOD CANTEEN FOUND AT RICHMOND IN 1865

It is very symbolic that a Virginian who had remained loyal to the Union carved a captured Confederate canteen in Richmond, Virginia, on July 4, 1865, the anniversary of the newly re-united nation’s… (1097-21). Learn More »

$5,500.00
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FRAMED SILK CAVALRY GUIDON WITH INTERESTING VERBAL HISTORY

FRAMED SILK CAVALRY GUIDON WITH INTERESTING VERBAL HISTORY

The guidon is housed in a modern gold wood frame that meas. approx. 46.50 X 24.25 inches The guidon is laid against a cream backing that really allows the guidon to stand out. Overall about 65% to 70%… (846-105). Learn More »

$4,900.00
Originally $5,900.00

INK ID’D IMAGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA CAPTAIN GEORGE M. FAIRLEE OF ORR’S RIFLES

INK ID’D IMAGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA CAPTAIN GEORGE M. FAIRLEE OF ORR’S RIFLES

CDV shows Fairlee in the classic Napoleonic stance, posed in front of a pastoral painted backdrop. He wears a gray frock coat with captain’s insignia on the collar, dark cuffs and galloons on the… (846-150). Learn More »

INK ID’D IMAGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COLONEL DANIEL A LEDBETTER OF ORR’S RIFLES -  DIED OF WOUNDS AT 2ND MANASSAS

INK ID’D IMAGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COLONEL DANIEL A LEDBETTER OF ORR’S RIFLES - DIED OF WOUNDS AT 2ND MANASSAS

CDV shows Ledbetter seated by a column. He wears a dark frock coat with a single star of a Confederate major visible on the collar and light trousers with a dark leg stripe. Clarity and contrast are… (846-149). Learn More »

SUPERB AMES TYPE-1 MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER AND SCABBARD, WITH SILVER PLATED SCABBARD AND ETCHING FOR A N.Y. OFFICER IN 1848

SUPERB AMES TYPE-1 MODEL 1840 ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER AND SCABBARD, WITH SILVER PLATED SCABBARD AND ETCHING FOR A N.Y. OFFICER IN 1848

This wonderful sword is illustrated and discussed on page 105 of John Thillmann’s essential volume, “Civil War Cavalry and Artillery Sabers.” It has a silver plated scabbard and full coverage of… (870-97). Learn More »

$15,000.00
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IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR POCKET WATCH OF ASSISTANT SURGEON EDWARD BROOKS, US REGULARS, FIFTH ARMY CORPS

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR POCKET WATCH OF ASSISTANT SURGEON EDWARD BROOKS, US REGULARS, FIFTH ARMY CORPS

Formerly in collection of Dr. Gordon Dammann, noted Civil War medical collector and author, this Civil War pocket watch comes with the two original family notes on its history found folded in the back… (2020-465). Learn More »

$1,950.00
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MUSEUM QUALITY LARGE OIL ON CANVAS PORTRAIT OF LIEUTENANT KERR CRAIGE OF THE 1ST NORTH CAROLINA CAVALRY

MUSEUM QUALITY LARGE OIL ON CANVAS PORTRAIT OF LIEUTENANT KERR CRAIGE OF THE 1ST NORTH CAROLINA CAVALRY

This portrait of Confederate Lieutenant Kerr Craige was obtained directly from his family and was done circa 1900. The framed portrait is housed in a large oval wooden frame and meas. approx. 31.00 x… (766-1380). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR GUIDON OF COMPANY M, 3rd NEW YORK CAVALRY

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR GUIDON OF COMPANY M, 3rd NEW YORK CAVALRY

This cavalry guidon came out of the family only in 2017 and was carried in Company M of the 3rd New York Cavalry and preserved by Charles Nobles (or “Noble,”) who served in the company from August… (1097-23). Learn More »

DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

This whimsical, real Easter egg was apparently a gift from a member of the 15th PA cavalry to Samuel A. Henderson. Suspicion naturally settles on George Henderson of Companies C and A as the maker,… (945-516). Learn More »

RARE CONFEDERATE PUBLISHED POCKET TESTAMENT BY THE CONFEDERATE STATES BIBLE SOCIETY, AUGUSTA GA, PRINTED IN ATLANTA 1862 – PICKED UP BY CHARLES DEARING, 16TH MAINE

RARE CONFEDERATE PUBLISHED POCKET TESTAMENT BY THE CONFEDERATE STATES BIBLE SOCIETY, AUGUSTA GA, PRINTED IN ATLANTA 1862 – PICKED UP BY CHARLES DEARING, 16TH MAINE

Measuring 3.25 by 5 inches, this is an extremely scarce Confederate pocket testament printed by “Wood, Hanleiter Rice & Co.” in Atlanta in 1862 for the “Confederate States Bible Society /… (766-1100). Learn More »

$3,500.00
Originally $3,950.00

BIBLE PRESENTED BY JOHN S. MOSBY TO A.D. PAYNE, A MAN HE LATER CHALLENGED TO A DUEL

BIBLE PRESENTED BY JOHN S. MOSBY TO A.D. PAYNE, A MAN HE LATER CHALLENGED TO A DUEL

A very interesting memento of two former Confederate cavalry officers who nearly turned politics into a blood sport. The bible is octavo, roughly 6 by 10 by 2.5 inches, bound in worn bluish-black… (846-191). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED MAJOR GENERAL MARTIN LUTHER SMITH’S CONFEDERATE FROCK COAT WITH MEXICAN WAR TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER EPAULETS AND HAT INSIGNIA

IDENTIFIED MAJOR GENERAL MARTIN LUTHER SMITH’S CONFEDERATE FROCK COAT WITH MEXICAN WAR TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER EPAULETS AND HAT INSIGNIA

This coat for many years was on display, while loaned, at the Museum of the Confederacy (now the Museum of the American Civil War) in Richmond, Virginia. This coat has been professionally conserved… (766-1388). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED SHARPS RIFLE – HENRY ZELLER, 39TH NEW YORK INFANTRY & 6TH US VETERAN VOLUNTEERS; WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG!

IDENTIFIED SHARPS RIFLE – HENRY ZELLER, 39TH NEW YORK INFANTRY & 6TH US VETERAN VOLUNTEERS; WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG!

Zeller’s rifle, serial number C,38247, is in the standard configuration of the Sharps “New Model 1863” rifles purchased by the Army to arm Hancock’s First Veteran Army Corps with modern… (600-09). Learn More »

$4,550.00
Originally $4,950.00

WILLIAM GLAZE PALMETTO ARMORY COMMERCIAL RIFLE OF SAMUEL HART, 1st SERGEANT CO. B, 1st SOUTH CAROLINA RESERVES, “THE CHARLESTON GUARD.”

WILLIAM GLAZE PALMETTO ARMORY COMMERCIAL RIFLE OF SAMUEL HART, 1st SERGEANT CO. B, 1st SOUTH CAROLINA RESERVES, “THE CHARLESTON GUARD.”

This is a very scarce example of a privately purchased rifle (or technically a rifled musket) made by William Glaze and his Palmetto Armory for private sale to the South Carolina militia just before… (766-1182). Learn More »


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HISTORIC AND BEAUTIFUL SWORD OF GENERAL AND PRESIDENT FRANKLIN PIERCE

This beautiful sword descended directly in the family of Brigadier General Franklin Pierce of New Hampshire (1804-1869,) 14th President of the United States. It comes with a notarized letter from the collector who purchased it in 1964 from well-known… (1096-01). Learn More »