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RICHMOND PRISONS 1861-62, COMPILED FROM ORIGINAL RECORDS KEPT BY THE CONFEDERATE GOVERNMENT

RICHMOND PRISONS 1861-62, COMPILED FROM ORIGINAL RECORDS KEPT BY THE CONFEDERATE GOVERNMENT

Journals Kept By Union Prisoners, Together with the name, rank, company regiment and state of the four thousand who were confined there. By William H. Jeffrey. Published by the St. Johnsbury… (897-49). Learn More »

SABRE STROKES OF THE PENNSYLVANIA DRAGOONS IN THE WAR OF 1861-1865 (7TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER CAVALRY)

SABRE STROKES OF THE PENNSYLVANIA DRAGOONS IN THE WAR OF 1861-1865 (7TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER CAVALRY)

By T.F. Dornblaser. Published by the Lutheran Publication Society, Philadelphia: 1884. Front eps, owner book-stamp: “R. A. Weaver”, also [in pencil] “W.D. Alexander/ Topeka/ Kansas”. 264 pp.,… (897-40). Learn More »

$100.00
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THE CHARGE OF THE EIGHTH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

THE CHARGE OF THE EIGHTH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

By Pennock Huey. Published by Porter and Coates., Philadelphia: 1885. 2nd Edition. Front eps, owner book-stamp: “R.A. Weaver”. 114 pp., ills., map, addenda. In blue cloth, 7.75 x 5.25, w/gilt… (897-41). Learn More »

$95.00
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STORIES OF THE CONFEDERACY

STORIES OF THE CONFEDERACY

Edited by U. R. Brooks. Published by the State Company, Columbia, SC. 1912. Ex-lib. Front eps, owner stamp: “R.A. Weaver”. 410 pp., ills. Dark brown, blind stamped glazed cloth, 9.25 x 6.5”,… (897-95). Learn More »

$65.00
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THE SOUTHERN SIDE; OR, ANDERSONVILLE PRISON

THE SOUTHERN SIDE; OR, ANDERSONVILLE PRISON

By R. Randolph Stevenson, M.D., formerly Chief Surgeon of the Confederate States Military Prison Hospitals, Andersonville, GA. Published by Turnbull Brothers, Baltimore, MD, 1876. Front eps, owner… (897-54). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED SOLDIER’S PRAYER BOOK

IDENTIFIED SOLDIER’S PRAYER BOOK

The 1861 “Handy Book for the U.S. Soldier” was the Union Army's first attempt to replace the Hardee's manual of tactics.  They didn’t want to use a tactics book written by a Confederate… (344-2827). Learn More »

RARE ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF COMPANY A, 37TH BATTALION VIRGINIA CAVALRY

RARE ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF COMPANY A, 37TH BATTALION VIRGINIA CAVALRY

Full title is “COMPANY A, 37TH BATTALION VIRGINIA CAVALRY C.S.A.: A HISTORY OF ITS ORGANIZATION AND SERVICE IN THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES 1861-1865.”  Volume was written by Captain George T.… (897-197). Learn More »

BIBLE OWNED BY CADET R.G. WITHERS, V.M.I., 1878

BIBLE OWNED BY CADET R.G. WITHERS, V.M.I., 1878

Brown leather covered Bible is embossed with a decorative design and gold lettering that reads, “CADET R.G. WITHERS, V.M.I., JULY 4TH 1878”. First page of Bible is inscribed in period ink,… (846-75). Learn More »

REMINISCENCES OF TWO YEARS IN THE U.S. NAVY

REMINISCENCES OF TWO YEARS IN THE U.S. NAVY

By John M. Batten, B.E., M.D.. Late Acting Assistant Surgeon, United States Navy. Published by the Author, Inquirer Printing and Publishing Co., 1881. Blue glazed blind-stamped cloth, 7.5 x 5.25”,… (897-46). Learn More »

$60.00
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LIBBY LIFE: EXPERIENCES OF A PRISONER OF WAR IN RICHMOND, VA., 1863-64

LIBBY LIFE: EXPERIENCES OF A PRISONER OF WAR IN RICHMOND, VA., 1863-64

By Lieutenant Colonel F.F. Cavada—[an officer of the 114th PA Infy, captured at Gettysburg, July 2nd1863] Published by King & Baird, Philadelphia: 1864. Front eps presentation, in ink: “R. D.… (897-50). Learn More »

$90.00
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ANNALS OF THE LYNCHBURG HOME GUARD (CO. G, 11TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY)

ANNALS OF THE LYNCHBURG HOME GUARD (CO. G, 11TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY)

By Charles M. Blackford Jr. Published by the Company. John W. Rohr,  Lynchburg, VA: 1891.  Ex-Lib stamp—“Virginia Room/Jones Memorial Library/ Lynchburg, Virginia”—appears in rear endpapers.… (897-43). Learn More »

PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF THE WAR OF THE REBELLION (MOLLUS PAPERS)

PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF THE WAR OF THE REBELLION (MOLLUS PAPERS)

Edited by James Grant Wilson. Published by the New York Commandery of the Loyal Legion of the United States, New York: 1891. Front eps, owner bookplate: R.A. Weaver. 390 pp., ills. In green glazed… (897-87). Learn More »

$50.00
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THIRD REUNION, SOCIETY OF THE ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND, DECEMBER, 1869

THIRD REUNION, SOCIETY OF THE ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND, DECEMBER, 1869

Held at Indianapolis. Published by Ohio Valley Press, Cincinnati, OH: 1870. Front eps, owner bookplate: “R.A. Weaver”. 189 pp., ills. In green glazed cloth, 6.25 x9.25”, gilt cover & spine… (897-68). Learn More »

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ARTILLERY

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ARTILLERY

Prepared by a Board of Artillery Officers. Published by J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia: 1860. Rebound. Original eps, with penciled inscription: “This book belongs to NY Arty.” Also, new… (897-67). Learn More »

$195.00
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LIFE WITH THE 49TH MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS

LIFE WITH THE 49TH MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS

By Henry T. Johns. Published for Author, Pittsfield, Mass: 1864. 391 pp., ills. In green blind-stamped buckram, 7.5 x 5.25”, w/gilt ills. Cover and spine lettering. Exhibits moderate wear at the… (344-2684). Learn More »

RECOLLECTIONS OF THOMAS D. DUNCAN, A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER (FORREST’S CAVALRY)

RECOLLECTIONS OF THOMAS D. DUNCAN, A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER (FORREST’S CAVALRY)

By Thomas D. Duncan. Published by McQuiddy Publishing Company, Nashville, TN: 1922.  213 pp. Brown wraps, 5.25 x 7.25”, black lettered cover. Exhibits light chipping round the margins. Else VG,… (897-97). Learn More »

$75.00
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THE DIARY OF GIDEON WELLES, 3 VOLUMES, BOXED

THE DIARY OF GIDEON WELLES, 3 VOLUMES, BOXED

Published By Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston: 1911. 549, 653 671 pp., ills. In black glazed cloth, 6.25 x 9.25”, w/gilt cover & spine trim and lettering. All three volumes exhibit very slight wear… (897-62). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED SOLDIER’S PRAYER BOOK

IDENTIFIED SOLDIER’S PRAYER BOOK

Small soldier’s prayer book, approximately 3” x 4 ½” and 63 pages.  Published by the Protestant Episcopal Book Society in Philadelphia. Paper covers show moderate wear just from age and use.… (897-120). Learn More »

$95.00
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<i>A MANUAL OF MILITARY SURGERY, PREPARED FOR USE OF THE CONFEDERATE ARMY</i>, ID’D TO ASST. SURGEON SAMPSON COX, ROCKBRIDGE ARTILLERY

A MANUAL OF MILITARY SURGERY, PREPARED FOR USE OF THE CONFEDERATE ARMY, ID’D TO ASST. SURGEON SAMPSON COX, ROCKBRIDGE ARTILLERY

Published By Order of the Surgeon-General. Printed by Ayres & Wade, Richmond: 1863. Front eps inscription in ink: “To Asst. Surgeon Sampson Cox, / Poages Batt. Artillery.” Wraps, with marbled… (801-544). Learn More »

$1,500.00
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REPORT OF THE RECRUITING COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE ENROLLED OF WATERTOWN, MASS.

REPORT OF THE RECRUITING COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THE ENROLLED OF WATERTOWN, MASS.

To fill the Quota of the Town, under the call of the president, July, 1864, for five hundred thousand men.  Published  by the Press of Geo. C. Rand & Avery, Boston, 1864. 22 pp. Beige wraps,… (804-526). Learn More »


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MINTY, ‘C. D. SCHUBARTH’ CONTRACT .58 CALIBER MODEL 1861 MUSKET

In remarkable condition, this original, 1863-dated Model 1861 .58 caliber percussion rifle-musket is a contract longarm produced by C. D. Schubarth and Co. of Providence, R.I. In 1862, the firm received government a contract from the US Ordnance… (172-3597). Learn More »

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