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STONE ARROWHEAD FROM MAINE, C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE COLLECTION

STONE ARROWHEAD FROM MAINE, C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE COLLECTION

A small white, stone arrowhead from the effects of Charles E. Dearing. There is no information or tag with it, but Dearing was born in Webster, Maine, and aside from a brief period in Boston and a… (766-1106). Learn More »

$25.00
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STONE ARROWHEAD FROM MAINE, C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE COLLECTION

STONE ARROWHEAD FROM MAINE, C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE COLLECTION

A small black, stone arrowhead from the effects of Charles E. Dearing. There is no information or tag with it, but Dearing was born in Webster, Maine, and aside from a brief period in Boston and a… (766-1105). Learn More »

$25.00
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CONFEDERATE IMPRINT: “HYMNS FOR THE CAMP,” RALEIGH 1864, DEDICATED TO “OUR SOLDIERS” FROM THE EFFECTS OF SERGT. C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

CONFEDERATE IMPRINT: “HYMNS FOR THE CAMP,” RALEIGH 1864, DEDICATED TO “OUR SOLDIERS” FROM THE EFFECTS OF SERGT. C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

This scarce, small pocketsize collection of hymns comes from material sent or brought home by Charles E. Dearing of the 16th Maine, which served in the First and then the Fifth Army Corps in the Army… (766-1101). Learn More »

1861 DATED BRITISH IMPORT BIBLE FOUND BY CHARLES E. DEARING IN A RICHMOND TOBACCO WAREHOUSE AS P.O.W. AFTER GETTYBURG

1861 DATED BRITISH IMPORT BIBLE FOUND BY CHARLES E. DEARING IN A RICHMOND TOBACCO WAREHOUSE AS P.O.W. AFTER GETTYBURG

Likely brought into the south through the blockade, this pocket bible is bound in brown embossed cloth, measures about 3.75 by 5.5 inches, and was printed at the Oxford University Press, and is dated… (766-1099). Learn More »

FIRST SERGEANT AND QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT CHARLES DEARING’S COPY OF RULES FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND CLEANING OF THE MODEL 1863 RIFLE MUSKET

FIRST SERGEANT AND QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT CHARLES DEARING’S COPY OF RULES FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND CLEANING OF THE MODEL 1863 RIFLE MUSKET

As first sergeant and later as quartermaster sergeant, Charles Dearing was responsible for the uniforms, equipment and arms issued to the regiment and by him to men under his command. This government… (766-1102). Learn More »

$65.00
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WEBSTER’S ARMY AND NAVY DICTIONARY INSCRIBED BY SERGEANT CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE, P.O.W. GETTYSBURG

WEBSTER’S ARMY AND NAVY DICTIONARY INSCRIBED BY SERGEANT CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE, P.O.W. GETTYSBURG

Measuring about 3 by 4 3/8 inches, this is copy of William Webster’s “Army and Navy Pocket Dictionary” is in very good condition. Copyrighted in 1863, this particular copy was printed by Mason… (766-1098). Learn More »

$150.00
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LEAF FROM “THE LAST TREE LIVING THAT WASHINGTON PLANTED AT MT. VERNON.”, A SOUVENIR BROUGHT HOME BY QM SGT. CHARLES DEARING, 16TH MAINE

LEAF FROM “THE LAST TREE LIVING THAT WASHINGTON PLANTED AT MT. VERNON.”, A SOUVENIR BROUGHT HOME BY QM SGT. CHARLES DEARING, 16TH MAINE

A nice souvenir, typical of keepsakes from travel or historical mementos: a leaf plucked or, let’s hope, just picked up, at Mount Vernon from what was purported to be the last tree living there that… (766-1108). Learn More »

$55.00
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FOUR SOUVENIR BULLETS FROM CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE, STRUCK BY A SPENT BULLET AT FREDERICKSBURG

FOUR SOUVENIR BULLETS FROM CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE, STRUCK BY A SPENT BULLET AT FREDERICKSBURG

These four Minie balls were among the mementos kept by Charles Dearing and passed down through the family. One is a Williams cleaner round with its base in place and another has been flattened by… (766-1107). Learn More »

$35.00
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POWDER HORN FROM CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

POWDER HORN FROM CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

We recently acquired the effects of Charles E. Dearing (1838-1930,) who served in the 16th Maine during the Civil War. This powder horn was among his papers, relics, and mementos and is in excellent… (766-1103). Learn More »

$35.00
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CONFEDERATE SPECIAL ORDERS REGARDING S.W. BREWER 26th NORTH CAROLINA, WAR SOUVENIR OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

CONFEDERATE SPECIAL ORDERS REGARDING S.W. BREWER 26th NORTH CAROLINA, WAR SOUVENIR OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

This comes from the grouping of material related to Charles E. Dearing we recently acquired. Dearing served in the 16th Maine from August 1862 to June 1865, rising from the rank of Corporal to… (766-1085). Learn More »

$150.00
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CONFEDERATE SPECIAL ORDERS: HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA SIGNED BY LEE’S A.A.G. WALTER H. TAYLOR – BROUGHT HOME BY QM SGT. CHARLES E. DEARING, 16TH MAINE

CONFEDERATE SPECIAL ORDERS: HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA SIGNED BY LEE’S A.A.G. WALTER H. TAYLOR – BROUGHT HOME BY QM SGT. CHARLES E. DEARING, 16TH MAINE

This document bears the bold, ink signature of Lt. Col. Walter H. Taylor ( 1838-1916.) Taylor was an “FFV” and VMI graduate who joined Robert E. Lee’s staff as Assistant Adjutant General, but… (766-1084). Learn More »

$150.00
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A VERY TOUCHING THANKGIVING 1863 LETTER TO CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE FROM HIS FAMILY

A VERY TOUCHING THANKGIVING 1863 LETTER TO CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE FROM HIS FAMILY

In October 1863 President Lincoln proclaimed a national day of thanksgiving for November 26. The Dearing family honored the proclamation and gathered at “the old homestead in Webster” to celebrate… (766-1087). Learn More »

$100.00
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TWO IMAGES OF 16th MAINE CAMPS FROM THE PAPERS OF CHARLES E. DEARING, COMPANY B

TWO IMAGES OF 16th MAINE CAMPS FROM THE PAPERS OF CHARLES E. DEARING, COMPANY B

These are both Civil War period photographically reproduced drawings of camps of the 16th Maine, typical of images marketed to soldiers to send home as mementos. Each measures about 4.5 by 6 inches on… (766-1086). Learn More »

OLIVER CROMWELL’S POCKET BIBLE FOR SOLDIERS, REPRINTED BY THE AMERICAN TRACT SOCIETY, CARRIED BY C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

OLIVER CROMWELL’S POCKET BIBLE FOR SOLDIERS, REPRINTED BY THE AMERICAN TRACT SOCIETY, CARRIED BY C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

During the English Civil War Oliver Cromwell sought to inspire his soldiers, and maybe incur a little divine favor, by supplying them with pamphlet versions, just 32 pages long, of a condensed bible,… (766-1096). Learn More »

$150.00
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POCKET RELIGIOUS TRACT: A CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S GIFT TO SERGEANT  C. E. DEARING, CO. B, 16th, MAINE, GETTYSBURG P.O.W., FROM HIS SISTER 1863

POCKET RELIGIOUS TRACT: A CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S GIFT TO SERGEANT C. E. DEARING, CO. B, 16th, MAINE, GETTYSBURG P.O.W., FROM HIS SISTER 1863

We recently acquired a large trove of material descended from Charles E. Dearing, who mustered into Co. B of the 16th Maine as a corporal in August 1862, was promoted sergeant in January and first… (766-1095). Learn More »

$225.00
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RARE PAIR OF IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR SOLDIER’S FULL-DRESS WHITE GLOVES BELONGING TO CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

RARE PAIR OF IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR SOLDIER’S FULL-DRESS WHITE GLOVES BELONGING TO CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

Real Civil War issue dress gloves are very hard to find. They are regulation uniform items, but were reserved for dress parades and other occasions when full dress was demanded. They were seldom… (766-1090). Learn More »

$100.00
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LETTER TO CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE WHILE A PRISONER OF WAR AFTER GETTYSBURG FROM HIS BROTHER ALBERT LINCOLN DEARING 5th MAINE, WIA

LETTER TO CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE WHILE A PRISONER OF WAR AFTER GETTYSBURG FROM HIS BROTHER ALBERT LINCOLN DEARING 5th MAINE, WIA

A rather jocular letter written to Charles E. Dearing while a prisoner of war by his brother, Capt. Albert Lincoln Dearing 5th Maine, dated September 8, 1863, written while recovering from a wound… (766-1081). Learn More »

$100.00
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16th MAINE QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT’S WARRANT FOR CHARLES E. DEARING SIGNED BY CHARLES TILDEN, CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG AND ESCAPED FROM LIBBY

16th MAINE QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT’S WARRANT FOR CHARLES E. DEARING SIGNED BY CHARLES TILDEN, CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG AND ESCAPED FROM LIBBY

Officers received their rank and authority on the basis of commissions from the government. Regimental non-commissioned officers (corporals and sergeants) received theirs from the regiment’s… (766-1080). Learn More »

$150.00
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CIVIL WAR SEWING KIT OR “HOUSEWIFE” OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE, CAPTURED AT GETTYBURG

CIVIL WAR SEWING KIT OR “HOUSEWIFE” OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE, CAPTURED AT GETTYBURG

Sewing kits were essential to soldiers for minor repairs to uniforms and clothing. Not issued by the army, they were made by mothers, sisters, wives and sweethearts and were popular going-away gifts… (766-1089). Learn More »

GOLD HAT CORD FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

GOLD HAT CORD FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

During the Civil War, gold hat cords were reserved for general officers, but they were later adopted for wear by members of the G.A.R. on their slouch hats. This one is in excellent condition, with… (766-1093). Learn More »


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QUARTER PLATE TINTYPE OF US CIVIL WAR SURGEON, VERY RARE

This is a full standing view of a Union Civil War surgeon. He is wearing a dark colored double breasted frock coat with epaulets, lighter colored trousers, sword belt and forage cap with insignia. The two rows of buttons on the coat indicate a rank… (344-2381). Learn More »