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CONFEDERATE RIFLE AND INFANTRY TACTICS,  VOL. 1

CONFEDERATE RIFLE AND INFANTRY TACTICS, VOL. 1

By Brig. Gen. W.J. Hardee, C.S. Army. Published by S. H. Goetzel, Mobile, AL, First Year of the Confederacy. 250 pp. Brown glazed cloth, 3.5 x 5”. w/leather spine, gilt lettering. Exhibits scuffing… (1000-1643). 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 »

$1,125.00
Originally $1,250.00

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 »

PARTIAL UNION SOLDIER’S HEALTH MANUAL

PARTIAL UNION SOLDIER’S HEALTH MANUAL

Preface states that this manual was written to help soldiers in the Union Army treat illness with the use of homeopathic remedies. Contains the recommended doses for each type of illness. Measures… (B4804). Learn More »

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DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT RICHARD EWELL

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT RICHARD EWELL

This cigarette book features a picture of Richard Ewell and is titled "A Short HIstory of Gen. R.S. Ewell".  The book features a facsimile signature and Robert Ewell's history. The book has 8 pages… (L9239). Learn More »

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT NATHANIEL BANKS

DUKE CIGARETTE BOOK ABOUT NATHANIEL BANKS

This cigarette book features a picture of Nathaniel Banks and is titled "A Short HIstory of Gen. N.P. Banks".  The book features a facsimile signature and Nathaniel Banks' history. The book has 8… (L9243). Learn More »

ORIGINAL COPY OF “LOYAL WEST VIRGINIA FROM 1861 TO 1865”

ORIGINAL COPY OF “LOYAL WEST VIRGINIA FROM 1861 TO 1865”

The full title of this volume is “LOYAL WEST VIRGINIA FROM 1861 TO 1865 WITH AN INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER ON THE STATUS OF VIRGINIA FOR THIRTY YEARS PRIOR TO THE WAR” It was authored by Theodore F.… (503-171). Learn More »

BOUND ROSTER OF NAMES FOUND ON THE ALLEGHENY COUNTY CIVIL WAR MEMORIAL

BOUND ROSTER OF NAMES FOUND ON THE ALLEGHENY COUNTY CIVIL WAR MEMORIAL

The full title of this volume is “ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA IN THE WAR FOR THE SUPPRESSION OF THE REBELLION 1861-1865.” The volume was compiled by Samuel M. Evans and published in 1924. The… (503-170). Learn More »

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE 22ND PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY REGIMENT

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE 22ND PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY REGIMENT

The full title of this volume is “THE TWENTY-SECOND PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY AND THE RINGGOLD BATTALION 1861-1865.” The history was written, compiled and published by Samuel Clarke Farrar, Company C,… (503-169). Learn More »

ORIGINAL COPY OF ELWOOD’S STORIES OF THE OLD RINGGOLD CAVALRY OWNED BY US CONGRESSMAN & WORLD WAR ONE VETERAN

ORIGINAL COPY OF ELWOOD’S STORIES OF THE OLD RINGGOLD CAVALRY OWNED BY US CONGRESSMAN & WORLD WAR ONE VETERAN

The full title of this volume is “ELWOOD’S STORIES OF THE OLD RINGGOLD CAVALRY 1847-1865 THE FIRST THREE YEAR CAVALRY OF THE CIVIL WAR” The books author was Sergeant John W. Elwood and he… (503-168). Learn More »

HARDEE’S RIFLE AND LIGHT INFANTRY TACTICS, VOLS. 1 & 2 — ID’D TO 2ND LIEUT. JOHN M GUERARD, 1st GEORGIA REGULARS INFANTRY, GEORGIA LIGHT ARTILLERY

HARDEE’S RIFLE AND LIGHT INFANTRY TACTICS, VOLS. 1 & 2 — ID’D TO 2ND LIEUT. JOHN M GUERARD, 1st GEORGIA REGULARS INFANTRY, GEORGIA LIGHT ARTILLERY

By Bvt. Lieut. Col. W.J. Hardee, formerly of the U.S. Army. Published by J.W. Tompkins & Co., Louisville, KY, 1861. Owner signature in front eps, in pencil, both volumes—“John M. Guerard/… (1000-1571). Learn More »

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A MANUAL OF MILITARY SURGERY, FOR USE OF SURGEONS IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY—ID’D TO ASST. SURGEON HENRY B. SCOTT, FIELD & STAFF, 41ST VIRGINIA MILITIA INFANTRY

A MANUAL OF MILITARY SURGERY, FOR USE OF SURGEONS IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY—ID’D TO ASST. SURGEON HENRY B. SCOTT, FIELD & STAFF, 41ST VIRGINIA MILITIA INFANTRY

By J. Julian Chisholm, M.D. Published by West & Johnson, Richmond, VA, 1862. 2nd edition, Revised and Improved. Owner Title page inscription, in pencil—“Henry Scott MD, Asst. Surg. P.A.C.S.”… (1000-1653). Learn More »

MANUAL OF INSTRUCTION FOR VOLUNTEERS AND MILITIA OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES, ID’D TO CAPT. JOHN WRIGHT CARTER, ASHBY VIRGINIA HORSE ARTILLERY

MANUAL OF INSTRUCTION FOR VOLUNTEERS AND MILITIA OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES, ID’D TO CAPT. JOHN WRIGHT CARTER, ASHBY VIRGINIA HORSE ARTILLERY

By William Gilham….Commandant of Cadets, Virginia Military Institute. Published by West & Johnston, Richmond, 1861. Front eps owner inscription, in ink—“Cadet/J.W. Carter/ the Virginia/… (1000-1634). Learn More »

PHOTO GROUPING & BIBLE ID’D TO LT. COLONEL LEGH WILBUR REID, VMI, 36TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY, 50TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY, 25th VIRGINIA CAVALRY – WOUNDED IN ACTION AT FORT DONELSON, TN IN 1862, AND WOODSTOCK, VA, 1864

PHOTO GROUPING & BIBLE ID’D TO LT. COLONEL LEGH WILBUR REID, VMI, 36TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY, 50TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY, 25th VIRGINIA CAVALRY – WOUNDED IN ACTION AT FORT DONELSON, TN IN 1862, AND WOODSTOCK, VA, 1864

Virginian Legh Wilbur Reid was born in 1833 and attended the Virginia Military Institute, graduating second in the class of 1858. While at VMI Reid dabbled in poetry and penned the following lines,… (P13942). Learn More »

CAVALRY DRILL AND SABRE EXERCISE

CAVALRY DRILL AND SABRE EXERCISE

By George Patten. “Compiled Agreeably to the Latest Regulations of the War Department.”  Published by West & Johnson, Richmond, 1862. 165 pp. In blue wraps, 7.25 x 4.5”, w/illustrated cover… (1000-1662). Learn More »

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ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA, PASSED IN 1861-62, INCLUDES THE CONFEDERATE CONSTITUTION - PRINTED IN RICHMOND – 1862, ID’D TO WILLIAM W. OLD, C.S. STAFF OFFICER

ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA, PASSED IN 1861-62, INCLUDES THE CONFEDERATE CONSTITUTION - PRINTED IN RICHMOND – 1862, ID’D TO WILLIAM W. OLD, C.S. STAFF OFFICER

Marbled boards cover this war-era volume that was printed in Richmond by William F. Ritchie in 1862. Book contains four components. First section of book is titled, “PUBLIC OR GENERAL ACTS” and… (337-294). Learn More »

REVISED MILITIA LAW OF VIRGINIA/ 1850, ID’D TO WASHINGTON DEARMONT - 122nd VIRGINIA MILITIA, MOSBY’S RANGERS

REVISED MILITIA LAW OF VIRGINIA/ 1850, ID’D TO WASHINGTON DEARMONT - 122nd VIRGINIA MILITIA, MOSBY’S RANGERS

Printed by Ritchie & Dunnavant, Richmond, 1850. Owner signature, front eps, in ink — “Washington Dearmont.” 80 pp., Forms of Returns. In green wraps, 5.75 x 9”, w/black cover lettering.… (1000-1633). Learn More »

MANUAL OF INSTRUCTION FOR THE VOLUNTEERS AND MILITIA OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES

MANUAL OF INSTRUCTION FOR THE VOLUNTEERS AND MILITIA OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES

By William Gilham.  Published by West & Johnson, Richmond, VA, 1862. 559 pp., 80 plates. In blue blind-stamped cloth, 5.25 x 7.5”, with gilt (faded out) spine lettering. Exhibits wear &… (1000-1629). Learn More »

A SYSTEM OF HUMAN ANATOMY, GENERAL AND SPECIAL

A SYSTEM OF HUMAN ANATOMY, GENERAL AND SPECIAL

By Erasmus Wilson, M.D., edited by Paul B. Goddard. Published by Blanchard and Lea, Philadelphia, 1853. Fourth American From the Last London Edition. 576 pp., 249 figures, catalogue. In full brown… (1000-1641). Learn More »

REVISED REGULATIONS FOR THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES, 1861—ID’D TO CO. “A”, 119TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

REVISED REGULATIONS FOR THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES, 1861—ID’D TO CO. “A”, 119TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

By Authority of the War Department. Published by George W. Childs, Philadelphia, 1862. Regimental inscription, front eps, in ink—“Co. A. 119th/ Illinois Volunteers.”  559 pp. In blue… (1000-1596). Learn More »


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UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS USED MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES MFG. CO., CHICOPEE, MASS.

In 1859 the US Marine Corps regulations changed. The prized Mamaluke style sword was replaced with the same regulation sword used by the Army. This would later be reversed and today the Marines still carry the Mamaluke sword. It is exceedingly rare… (870-52). Learn More »

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