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ENLISTEDMAN’S INFANTRY GREATCOAT

ENLISTEDMAN’S INFANTRY GREATCOAT

This greatcoat (soldier’s overcoat) is a full length blue coat with cape in overall very nice condition. The coat retains its five eagle buttons on the front. The cape still has its six cuff-sized… (1117-87). Learn More »

PRESENTATION 1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD OF CAPT. JOHN W. GREGG, ADC TO GEN. JOHN MCARTHUR, POW SHILOH, MENTIONED IN OR'S FOR NASHVILLE

PRESENTATION 1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD OF CAPT. JOHN W. GREGG, ADC TO GEN. JOHN MCARTHUR, POW SHILOH, MENTIONED IN OR'S FOR NASHVILLE

John W. Gregg was Aide-de-Camp to General McArthur when the latter launched a devasting attack on the left flank of Hood’s line in front of Nashville on December 16, 1864, destroying half of… (870-395). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR BRASS DOUBLE LOOP TRUMPET WITH CORD BY STRATTON & FOOTE

CIVIL WAR BRASS DOUBLE LOOP TRUMPET WITH CORD BY STRATTON & FOOTE

This double loop brass trumpet features a lengthwise dovetail seam that is one of the things to look for in a Civil War instrument. Stamped in an oval pattern on the bell is “STRATTON & FOOTE /… (1117-166). Learn More »

MINTY SILVER GRIP AMES HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION STAFF AND FIELD SWORD PRESENTED TO MAJOR H.D. JOHNSON, JR., AN OFFICER IN THE VIRGINIA BRIGADE (U.S.) OF WARD HILL LAMON, LINCOLN’S CONFIDANT, BODYGUARD, AND US MARSHAL D.C.

MINTY SILVER GRIP AMES HIGH GRADE PRESENTATION STAFF AND FIELD SWORD PRESENTED TO MAJOR H.D. JOHNSON, JR., AN OFFICER IN THE VIRGINIA BRIGADE (U.S.) OF WARD HILL LAMON, LINCOLN’S CONFIDANT, BODYGUARD, AND US MARSHAL D.C.

This beautiful and unique, custom order officer’s sword, formerly in the Kevin Hoffman collection, is illustrated on pages 286-287 of Thillmann’s essential “Civil War Army Swords.” It also has… (870-440). Learn More »

PRESENTATION SILVER GRIP AND DAMASCENE ETCHED 1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD AND SASH OF LT. WILLIAM H. ALEXANDER 139th NEW YORK, KILLED IN ACTION BY A 12 LB. SOLID SHOT

PRESENTATION SILVER GRIP AND DAMASCENE ETCHED 1850 FOOT OFFICER SWORD AND SASH OF LT. WILLIAM H. ALEXANDER 139th NEW YORK, KILLED IN ACTION BY A 12 LB. SOLID SHOT

Lt. William H. Alexander, Co. F 139th New York, was killed in action in Virginia in October 1864. A letter from his commanding officer says his body and personal effects were collected and brought… (1113-01). Learn More »

OUTSTANDING US MODEL 1861 2.9 INCH 10-POUNDER PARROTT RIFLE

OUTSTANDING US MODEL 1861 2.9 INCH 10-POUNDER PARROTT RIFLE

Invented by Captain Robert Parker Parrott, a West Point graduate and an inventor of military ordnance. Superintendent of the West Point Foundry in Cold Spring, NY. The Parrott gun was patented in… (941-02). Learn More »

RARE NON-REGULATION U.S. MODEL 1834 MEDICAL STAFF SWORD WITH PRESENTATION TO WILLIAM P. COWIE, 1ST MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

RARE NON-REGULATION U.S. MODEL 1834 MEDICAL STAFF SWORD WITH PRESENTATION TO WILLIAM P. COWIE, 1ST MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

This is a very scarce sword in beautiful condition, bearing a presentation to a Civil War soldier by his employer. This is a non-regulation version of the Model 1834 Medical Staff Sword by Ames,… (870-323). Learn More »

SCARCE LEATHER PANNOTYPE PHOTOGRAPH OF A VMI CADET IN UNIFORM, IDENTIFIED AS “WILLIS” AND DATED 1858

SCARCE LEATHER PANNOTYPE PHOTOGRAPH OF A VMI CADET IN UNIFORM, IDENTIFIED AS “WILLIS” AND DATED 1858

The Virginia Military Institute was intimately involved in the war. It fielded some 1,827 alumni in the conflict, all but 19 of whom served in the Confederate army, and 20 of whom achieved a… (846-202). Learn More »

1882 CHECK SIGNED BY MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT AND HERO OF LITTLE ROUND TOP, JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN OF THE 20TH MAINE INFANTRY

1882 CHECK SIGNED BY MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT AND HERO OF LITTLE ROUND TOP, JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN OF THE 20TH MAINE INFANTRY

Pre-printed check done on blue paper and filled out in period ink. Check meas. approx. 6.25 x 3.00 inches. Check is dated “BRUNSWICK MCH 17 1882” and is drawn on the J. B. BROWN & SONS,… (1054-2366). Learn More »

INSCRIBED OFFICER’S SWORD WITH BATTLE HONORS OF LIEUTENANT AND CAPTAIN GEORGE W. ADAMS 1st RI LIGHT ARTILLERY BREVETED THREE TIMES

INSCRIBED OFFICER’S SWORD WITH BATTLE HONORS OF LIEUTENANT AND CAPTAIN GEORGE W. ADAMS 1st RI LIGHT ARTILLERY BREVETED THREE TIMES

This is not, “just like the one in the book.” It is the one in the book: illustrated on page 411 of Thillman’s classic “Civil War Army Swords.” These non-regulation swords with steel hilts… (870-426). Learn More »

EXTRAORDINARY SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF COL. DAVID ADDISON WEISIGER, LATER BRIGADIER GENERAL C.S.A., WITH FELLOW VA MILITIA OFFICER AT CHARLESTOWN, VIRGINIA, FOR THE HANGING OF JOHN BROWN 1859

EXTRAORDINARY SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF COL. DAVID ADDISON WEISIGER, LATER BRIGADIER GENERAL C.S.A., WITH FELLOW VA MILITIA OFFICER AT CHARLESTOWN, VIRGINIA, FOR THE HANGING OF JOHN BROWN 1859

This is an extremely rare, identified ambrotype, one of fewer than a dozen known taken of Virginia militia officers and men assembled at Charlestown, Virginia, in late 1859 as security forces for the… (846-201). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF DAVID A. BISSETT, VMI AND 13th VA CAVALRY, WOUNDED AND CAPTURED, LIEUTENANT IN 1864

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF DAVID A. BISSETT, VMI AND 13th VA CAVALRY, WOUNDED AND CAPTURED, LIEUTENANT IN 1864

David Aloysius Bissett was born in Petersburg, VA, in 1842 and entered the Virginia Military Institute in July 1860 as a member of the Class of 1864. He is shown here in a 6th plate ambrotype wearing… (846-203). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF THADDEUS B. WAKEMAN, “FREE THOUGHT” ADVOCATE AND PHILOSOPHER

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF THADDEUS B. WAKEMAN, “FREE THOUGHT” ADVOCATE AND PHILOSOPHER

This is one of two daguerreotypes from the Wakeman family we are proud to offer. This one is nicely identified in ink on a paper label pasted to the facing pad, reading: “My grandfather / Thaddeus… (846-178). Learn More »

WOODEN DITTY BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

WOODEN DITTY BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

This wooden ditty box was preserved by the family with a significant trove of artifacts belonging John M. Deane that we are offering in separate sales. When the war broke out Deane was a 29 year-old… (846-230). Learn More »

US CARTRIDGE BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

US CARTRIDGE BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

This infantry cartridge box was preserved by the family with a significant trove of artifacts belonging John M. Deane that we are offering in separate sales. When the war broke out Deane was a 29… (846-210). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR PERIOD HOSPITAL STEWARD HAT INSIGNIA

INDIAN WAR PERIOD HOSPITAL STEWARD HAT INSIGNIA

A stamped brass wreath surrounding a silver “US” in Roman letters was the regulation U.S. Army hat insignia for Hospital Stewards during the Civil War and up to 1882, when a caduceus replaced the… (480-188). Learn More »

$125.00
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NON-REGULATION CAVALRY OFFICER SABER OF W.S. ABERT, 6th U.S. CAVALRY AT WILLIAMSBURG AND HANOVER COURT HOUSE, AIDE-DE-CAMP TO McCLELLAN AT ANTIETAM, STAFF OF GEN. BANKS, BVT. BRIGADIER GENERAL

NON-REGULATION CAVALRY OFFICER SABER OF W.S. ABERT, 6th U.S. CAVALRY AT WILLIAMSBURG AND HANOVER COURT HOUSE, AIDE-DE-CAMP TO McCLELLAN AT ANTIETAM, STAFF OF GEN. BANKS, BVT. BRIGADIER GENERAL

Following the British 1822 pattern saber for an officer of light cavalry, this beautiful cavalry officer’s sword with German silver hilt and scabbard was made by F. Horster of Solingen and carried… (870-409). Learn More »

FIRST YEAR AMES US MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD, INSCRIBED, DATED, AND INSPECTED

FIRST YEAR AMES US MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD, INSCRIBED, DATED, AND INSPECTED

This rare sword is pictured on page 272 of Thillmann’s U.S. Army Swords. Not only is it from the first year of production by Ames, it is the scarce “Type-1” with shorter grip and heavier blade… (870-640). Learn More »

$13,500.00
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EXTREMELY RARE CIVIL WAR SIGNAL CORPS EMBROIDERED BULLION INSIGNIA

EXTREMELY RARE CIVIL WAR SIGNAL CORPS EMBROIDERED BULLION INSIGNIA

Civil War insignia for the signal corps is among the rarest of the rare. Initially titled the signal service as part of the army staff, it was only established in 1860 with the appointment of one… (480-194). Learn More »

$4,500.00
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RARE FULL STANDING VIEW OF A UNION SIGNALMAN

RARE FULL STANDING VIEW OF A UNION SIGNALMAN

Image shows an unknown Union soldier posed standing by a chair. He rests his right hand on the chair back and with the same hand holds a dark slouch hat with a creased crown. Clearly visible on the… (490-2268). Learn More »


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