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SOUTH SONGS, 1866

SOUTH SONGS, 1866

This volume features forty-seven war- time poems or songs of the South, which include patriotic ballads and tributes to fallen soldiers and officers. Title page reads, “SOUTH SONGS: FROM THE LAYS OF… (1000-1622). Learn More »

ORIGINAL 1861 COPY OF INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT DAVIS

ORIGINAL 1861 COPY OF INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT DAVIS

This booklet containing the Confederate President’s inaugural speech was circulated soon after the ceremony in 1861. Cover reads, “INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT DAVIS, DELIVERED AT THE CAPITOL,… (1000-921). Learn More »

MILITARY OPERATIONS IN JEFFRSON COUNTY VIRGINIA AND WEST VA, 1861-65

MILITARY OPERATIONS IN JEFFRSON COUNTY VIRGINIA AND WEST VA, 1861-65

Published by Authority of Jefferson County Camp/ U.C.V. Printed by Farmers Advocate Print, 1911. Front EPS signature “Barbara Knott Nickell”, and stamp “Library of Steven W. Knott.” 43pp.,… (L13376). Learn More »

$95.00
Originally $175.00

PLEASANT READING FOR OUR SOLDIERS

PLEASANT READING FOR OUR SOLDIERS

Religious and charitable societies devoted energy and money into purchasing or publishing inspirational and wholesome reading material for soldiers in camp or hospital. Many barracks were supplied… (998-664). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED COPY OF THE US ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861 – LT. COLONEL JAMES DUNCAN GRAHAM

IDENTIFIED COPY OF THE US ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861 – LT. COLONEL JAMES DUNCAN GRAHAM

Blue cloth bound with gilt blind-stamped spine. Very nice period ink inscription inside the front cover: J.D. Graham Lt. Colonel U.S. Army / Stationed at Detroit, Mich. October 1861. (And below that… (998-602). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED TACTICS MANUAL OF CAPTAIN, MAJOR AND LIEUTENANT COLONEL ALEXANDER KENNY, 8th INDIANA INFANTRY - DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT CEDAR CREEK

IDENTIFIED TACTICS MANUAL OF CAPTAIN, MAJOR AND LIEUTENANT COLONEL ALEXANDER KENNY, 8th INDIANA INFANTRY - DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT CEDAR CREEK

This well-worn infantry tactics manual shows every sign of being carried in the field. Prominently signed on the flyleaf in ink is, “A.J. Kenny” and below that, “Capt. 8th Inda.” in pencil.… (778-90). Learn More »

1860 POLYGLOTT BIBLE PRESENTED BY GROVE FEMALE INSTITUTE, WOOSTER, OHIO

1860 POLYGLOTT BIBLE PRESENTED BY GROVE FEMALE INSTITUTE, WOOSTER, OHIO

Bible has brown leather cover with gold embossing. Gold lettering on front cover reads, “MISS EMILY H. ROBINSON. JULY 2ND 1861.” Back cover reads, “WHO TEACHETH LIKE CHRIST.”  Inside of cover… (B6174). Learn More »

$175.00
Originally $225.00

1862 CONFEDERATE ARMY REGULATIONS, WITH RARE GENERAL ORDER ATTACHED

1862 CONFEDERATE ARMY REGULATIONS, WITH RARE GENERAL ORDER ATTACHED

Richmond, VA: West & Johnson, 1862. 420pp., with forms. Re-bound in gray glazed cloth, measuring 7.5 x 5", with gilt spine lettering. Front eps contains following pencilled explanation of General… (B5956). Learn More »

$750.00
Originally $850.00

1852 MANUAL OF BAYONET EXERCISE BY GEORGE McCLELLAN IDENTIFIED TO 20TH NEW YORK STATE MILITIA / 80TH NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

1852 MANUAL OF BAYONET EXERCISE BY GEORGE McCLELLAN IDENTIFIED TO 20TH NEW YORK STATE MILITIA / 80TH NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

This volume was written by George B. McClellan, and was printed by order of the War Department for use of the United States Army. It is a first edition that was published in Philadelphia in 1852. At… (B4915). Learn More »

$895.00
Originally $995.00

IDENTIFIED & INSCRIBED COPY OF CAMP AND OUTPOST DUTY BELONGING TO COL. CHARLES BUEHLER, 165th PA VOLS, OF GETTYSBURG

IDENTIFIED & INSCRIBED COPY OF CAMP AND OUTPOST DUTY BELONGING TO COL. CHARLES BUEHLER, 165th PA VOLS, OF GETTYSBURG

Buehler (1825-1896) was a Gettysburg native and graduate of Gettysburg College, who worked as a printer and newspaper editor before the war. At the outbreak of the war he was one of Pennsylvania’s… (998-651). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED COPY OF McCLELLAN’S MANUAL OF BAYONET EXERCISE

IDENTIFIED COPY OF McCLELLAN’S MANUAL OF BAYONET EXERCISE

A good copy of McClellan’s bayonet manual identified to Lyman and William Ormsby of New York. Cloth covers, blind-stamped with an American eagle. “Lyman Ormsby / Capt. Co. I 22nd NY Vol” at top… (998-663). Learn More »

DAN SICKLES’S OWN COPY OF THE 1858 NEW YORK STATE MILITIA REGULATIONS

DAN SICKLES’S OWN COPY OF THE 1858 NEW YORK STATE MILITIA REGULATIONS

These are the official regulations for the state’s forces on the eve of the Civil War and were owned by one of the most famous or infamous Gettysburg commanders. Nicely bound in marbled covers… (998-969). Learn More »

G.A.R. JOURNAL OF 1937 NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT IN WISCONSIN

G.A.R. JOURNAL OF 1937 NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT IN WISCONSIN

This is a perfect bound booklet entitled, “Journal of the Seventy-First National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, Madison, Wis., September 5 to 10, 1937”.  Book is approximately 6”… (475-234). Learn More »

$25.00
Originally $35.00

GETTYSBURG - AMERICA’S GREATEST BATTLEFIELD SOUVENIR BOOK BY TIPTON, 1899

GETTYSBURG - AMERICA’S GREATEST BATTLEFIELD SOUVENIR BOOK BY TIPTON, 1899

Early Gettysburg souvenir booklet features forty pages of photographs taken by the famous battlefield photographer, William Tipton. Back cover is marked, “PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM H. TIPTON,… (635-337). Learn More »

$40.00
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MUMPER’S SOUVENIR BOOK OF THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD, 1898

MUMPER’S SOUVENIR BOOK OF THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD, 1898

Small green hardback book is a very nice early souvenir of Gettysburg. Twenty-four card stock pages fold out accordion style to show black and white lithograph images of the monuments and scenes of… (635-338). Learn More »

$35.00
SOLD

JOURNAL OF A SECESH LADY: THE DIARY OF CATHERINE ANN DEVERUEX EDMONDSON

JOURNAL OF A SECESH LADY: THE DIARY OF CATHERINE ANN DEVERUEX EDMONDSON

Edited by Beth Crabtree/ James Patton. Published by the North Carolina Division of Archives & History, Raleigh, 1979. Second Printing. 850 pp., map eps., dj.  In gray glazed cloth. 10.25 x 7.5”… (522-315). Learn More »

$85.00
Originally $95.00

HISTORY OF THE SEVENTY-THIRD INDIANA VOLUNTEERS IN THE WAR OF 1861-65

HISTORY OF THE SEVENTY-THIRD INDIANA VOLUNTEERS IN THE WAR OF 1861-65

Compiled by the 73rd Indiana Regimental Association. Published by The Carnahan Press, Washington, D.C., 1909. Eps owner stamp: “Leonard Anderson”. 211 pp., ills., rosters. Light green glazed… (522-295). Learn More »

$103.00
Originally $115.00

HISTORY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD INDIANA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

HISTORY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD INDIANA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

By John R. McBride. Published by W.M. Burford, Printer and Binder, 1900. 279 pp. In black glazed cloth, 9 x 6.25”, w/gilt spine lettering. Fine condition, all across the board. This unit was… (522-289). Learn More »

$122.00
Originally $135.00

ORIGINAL 1912 EDITION OF THE HISTORY OF THE 10TH INDIANA INFANTRY

ORIGINAL 1912 EDITION OF THE HISTORY OF THE 10TH INDIANA INFANTRY

Hardcover volume bound in blue cloth with the tile stamped in gold with in a gold bordered box in the upper left hand corner of the front cover. Front cover has a dark stain neat the bottom edge.… (522-284). Learn More »

$180.00
Originally $200.00

HISTORY OF THE EIGHTY-THIRD REGIMENT, INDIANA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY. [For Three Years With Sherman]

HISTORY OF THE EIGHTY-THIRD REGIMENT, INDIANA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY. [For Three Years With Sherman]

During the Civil War the state of Indiana provided 208, 367 soldiers and 2,130 sailors to the Union cause--of whom 24, 416 were killed and 48, 568 wounded in service. On the army side, the state… (522-247). Learn More »

$54.00
Originally $60.00


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PAIR OF IRISH DUELING PISTOLS, CIRCA 1830’s

A stunning pair of percussion locks dueling pistols by M.L. Pattison of Dublin, Ireland. Working from 1802–1836. Each individual pistol exhibits the finest quality of European Gunsmithing of the 19th century. Originally intended as firearms for… (172-2908). Learn More »

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