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1858 BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER

1858 BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER

(Protestant Episcopal Church/USA). Published by Bible House, New York, NY, 1858. 362 pp., Psalms of David, 124 pp. In brown, blind-stamped buckram, missing spine cover (which has been papered w/green… (1000-1572). Learn More »

RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE FIELD EXERCISE AND MANOEUVRES OF INFANTRY, 1815

RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE FIELD EXERCISE AND MANOEUVRES OF INFANTRY, 1815

Published by the order of the War Department, by T. W. Mercein, New York, 1815. Re-bound circa 1860, w/yellow card boards and black cloth spine, and paper spine label. 360 pp., rag paper. Exhibits… (1000-1570). Learn More »

MANUAL OF BAYONET EXERCISE BY GEN. GEORGE B. MCCLELLAN

MANUAL OF BAYONET EXERCISE BY GEN. GEORGE B. MCCLELLAN

By George B. McClellan, Commander in Chief, U.S. Army. Published by J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1862. 118 pp. text, 24 pp. of figures. In brown blind-stamped buckram, 5 x 7.75”, with gilt spine… (1000-1600). Learn More »

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INSTRUCTIONS  & REGULATIONS FOR THE MILITIA, 1836-43

INSTRUCTIONS & REGULATIONS FOR THE MILITIA, 1836-43

By Samuel Cooper & Alexander Macomb. Published by Robert Desilver, Philadelphia, 1836. 303 pp. In brown buckram, 4.75 x 7.25”, with paper spine label (somewhat tattered). Missing title page.… (1000-1577). Learn More »

A MANUAL OF MILITARY SURGERY, PREPARED FOR…THE CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY—ID’D TO SURGEON J.K. McCLEAN, 61ST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

A MANUAL OF MILITARY SURGERY, PREPARED FOR…THE CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY—ID’D TO SURGEON J.K. McCLEAN, 61ST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

By the order of the Surgeon-General. Published by Ayres & Wade, Richmond, 1863. Owner inscription, front eps, in ink and pencil—“For/ Surgeon 61st VA Regt./ J.K. McLean/ Surg. 61st VA.” 297… (1000-1636). Learn More »

REPORTS OF EXPERIMENTS WITH SMALL ARMS FOR THE MILITARY SERVICE

REPORTS OF EXPERIMENTS WITH SMALL ARMS FOR THE MILITARY SERVICE

Published by the authority of the Secretary of War. A.O. P. Nicholson, Public Printer, 1856.  Presentation inscription, front eps, in ink—“Genl. B. F. Bell/ from Jno. Cresswell Jr/ 1858. 117 pp.,… (1000-1586). Learn More »

A TREATISE OF THE CAMP AND THE MARCH…WITH AN APPENDIX OF ARTILLERY RANGES

A TREATISE OF THE CAMP AND THE MARCH…WITH AN APPENDIX OF ARTILLERY RANGES

By Henry D. Grafton, Capt. 1st Regt. U.S. Artillery. Published by Petridge and Company, Boston, 1854. 298 pp. In brown blind-stamped buckram, 5 x 7.25”, w/ gilt spine lettering. Exhibits wear and… (1000-1625). Learn More »

THE ORDNANCE MANUAL FOR OFFICERS OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY—ID’D TO PRIVATE FREDERICK SMITH, CO. “H”, 1ST SOUTH CAROLINA LIGHT ARTILLERY

THE ORDNANCE MANUAL FOR OFFICERS OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY—ID’D TO PRIVATE FREDERICK SMITH, CO. “H”, 1ST SOUTH CAROLINA LIGHT ARTILLERY

Prepared under the direction of Col. J. Gorgas, chief of Ordnance, and Approved By Col. J. Gorgas, Chief of Ordnance & Approved by the Secretary of War.  First edition. Published by Evans &… (1000-1618). Learn More »

GILHAM’S MANUAL FOR VOLUNTEERS AND MILITIA, 1861 – ID’D TO BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM COOPER TALLEY, 1st PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY, SIGNED “ARCHY DICK - CAPT. TALLEY”

GILHAM’S MANUAL FOR VOLUNTEERS AND MILITIA, 1861 – ID’D TO BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM COOPER TALLEY, 1st PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY, SIGNED “ARCHY DICK - CAPT. TALLEY”

First edition of the military instruction manual that was highly utilized by both the Union and Confederate armies. First blank page is signed by Talley while he was a Captain. “Archy Dick” was… (1018-01). Learn More »

NICE CONDITION THREE VOLUME SET OF <i>NEW YORK AT GETTYSBURG</i> WITH MAPS

NICE CONDITION THREE VOLUME SET OF NEW YORK AT GETTYSBURG WITH MAPS

Complete three volume set published in1900 of “The Final Report on the Battlefield of Gettysburg” or New York at Gettysburg with the original 5 folded maps. Volumes measure about 11.00 by 9.00… (173-2704). Learn More »

$165.00 per Set
Originally $225.00
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THE COMPANY CLERK / WHAT TO DO AND HOW TO DO IT

THE COMPANY CLERK / WHAT TO DO AND HOW TO DO IT

By August V. Kautz, Brigadier Gen. U.S. Vols. Published by J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1865. 142 pp., fldg. form diagram. In brown, blind-stamped buckram, 4.75 x 7.5”, w/gilt spine lettering.… (1000-1628). Learn More »

THE FIRST YEAR OF THE WAR – RICHMOND, 1862

THE FIRST YEAR OF THE WAR – RICHMOND, 1862

By Edward A. Pollard. Published by West & Johnson, Richmond, VA, 1862. 374 pp. Front eps inscriptions (in pencil): “Miss Helen M. Winston/ Winston Hall……Miss Nannie B. Winston/ Louisa… (1000-1627). Learn More »

MILITARY LAWS: EXTRACTS FROM FEDERAL AND STATE CONSTIUTIONS…MILITIA LAWS OF VIRGINIA, 1820

MILITARY LAWS: EXTRACTS FROM FEDERAL AND STATE CONSTIUTIONS…MILITIA LAWS OF VIRGINIA, 1820

Published by the Adjutant General’s Office, Richmond, Virginia, June, 1820. Printed by Shepherd & Pollard. Front eps date (in ink)—“January 11th 1832”. Rear eps inscription (in ink):… (1000-1630). Learn More »

REGULATIONS OF THE ARMY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES, 1862—ID’D TO CAPTAIN HENRY MATHEW TALBOT, Co. “I”, 9TH GEORGIA INFANTRY

REGULATIONS OF THE ARMY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES, 1862—ID’D TO CAPTAIN HENRY MATHEW TALBOT, Co. “I”, 9TH GEORGIA INFANTRY

Authorized by the War Department, Judah P. Benjamin. Published by J.W. Randolph, Richmond, VA, 1862. Owner inscription, rear eps, in pencil - “M.H. Talbot.” 420 pp., forms. In marbled boards, 7.5… (1000-1607). Learn More »

A GRAMMAR OF THE LATIN LANGUAGE, ID’D TO RUSSELL P. POPE, GREENWOOD, VA

A GRAMMAR OF THE LATIN LANGUAGE, ID’D TO RUSSELL P. POPE, GREENWOOD, VA

By Wm. Bingham, Of the Bingham School. Published by Sterling, Campbell & Albright, Greensboro, NC, W. Hargrave White, 1863. Owner inscription, front eps, in pencil & ink: “Russell P. Pope/… (1000-1658). Learn More »

BOOK – RIFLE EXERCISES & MUSKETRY INSTRUCTION 1879

BOOK – RIFLE EXERCISES & MUSKETRY INSTRUCTION 1879

British manual measures 3 ½” x 4 ¾” and is 353 pages.  Red leather binding with gold leaf stamping on front cover.  Brass closure tab.  Spine is partially loose on inside of binding. Title… (30-2094). Learn More »

1861 U.S. INFANTRY TACTICS MANUAL

1861 U.S. INFANTRY TACTICS MANUAL

Authorized and Adopted by the Secretary of War. Published by J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1861. 450 pp., ills., fldg. dias. In green blind-stamped buckram, 5.375 x 3.375”, with gilt spine lettering… (1000-1576). Learn More »

FIRST EDITION REFERENCE BOOK ON US CAVALRY EQUIPMENT FROM 1865-1902

FIRST EDITION REFERENCE BOOK ON US CAVALRY EQUIPMENT FROM 1865-1902

Hardcover volume titled “ARMING & EQUIPPING THE UNITED STATES CAVALRY 1865-1902” by Dusan P. Farrington. Volume meas. approx. 8.75 x 11.25 inches and runs 598 pages with index and was… (516-470). Learn More »

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REFERENCE BOOK ON THE COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER

REFERENCE BOOK ON THE COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER

Hardcover volume titled “A STUDY OF THE COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER” by Ron Graham, John A. Kopec and C. Kenneth Moore. Volume meas. approx. 8.75 x 11.25 inches and runs 523 pages with index.… (516-475). Learn More »

REFERENCE BOOK ON THE SPRINGFIELD .45-70

REFERENCE BOOK ON THE SPRINGFIELD .45-70

Hardcover volume titled “THE .45-70 SPRINGFIELD” by Robert J. Frasca, Ph.D and Robert H. Hill Volume meas. approx. 8.75 x 11.25 inches and runs 381 pages. Volume was published by Springfield… (516-474). Learn More »

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HISTORICAL FIREARMS STOLEN FROM THE NATIONAL CIVIL WAR MUSEUM IN HARRISBURG, PA

Please click on the photograph above to view a flyer containing information regarding a Model 1860 Henry Rifle and pair of cased presentation Colt Revolvers identified to Secretary of War Simon Cameron which were stolen from the museum on February… . Learn More »

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