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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 »

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 »

$60.00
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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 »

$90.00
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U.S. INFANTRY TACTICS ID’D TO MAJOR AUSTIN SPRAGUE CUSHMAN, 47TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

U.S. INFANTRY TACTICS ID’D TO MAJOR AUSTIN SPRAGUE CUSHMAN, 47TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

Authorized & adopted by the Secretary of War. Published by J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1861. Owner inscription, front eps — “A.S. Cushman.” 450pp., folding diagrams. In green… (1000-1592). Learn More »

CS RIFLE AND INFANTRY TACTICS. VOL. 1

CS RIFLE AND INFANTRY TACTICS. VOL. 1

By Maj. Gen. W.J. Hardee, C.S. Army. Published by S.H. Goetzel & Co., Mobile, AL, 1863. 8th Edition. 228 pp. Brown card covers, 3.5 x 5”, w/green cloth spine, black lea. label (gilt… (1000-1644). Learn More »

CS RIFLE AND INFANTRY TACTICS, VOL. II

CS RIFLE AND INFANTRY TACTICS, VOL. II

By Maj. Gen. W.J. Hardee, C.S. Army. Published by S.H. Goetzel, Mobile, Al, 1863. 8th edition. 232 pp. Brown card covers w/green cloth spine, and leather label (faded gilt lettering). Exhibits… (1000-1645). Learn More »

NICE CLEAN 1864 COPY OF “HOYLE’S GAMES”

NICE CLEAN 1864 COPY OF “HOYLE’S GAMES”

Hardbound volume covered in green cloth. Covers are decorated with a stippled background with a checkerboard at center. Spine is excellent and has the title in gold stamping with a checkerboard… (668-99). Learn More »

$75.00
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE CONFEDERACY, 4 VOLUME SET

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE CONFEDERACY, 4 VOLUME SET

This groundbreaking reference work is the first four-volume encyclopedia to focus exclusively on the Confederacy. No comparable work is available. The set covers all aspects of the Confederacy,… (173-2815). Learn More »

$150.00 per Set
Originally $180.00
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MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AND MARINES IN THE CIVIL WAR

MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AND MARINES IN THE CIVIL WAR

8 vols. & Index. Norwood, MA: Norwood Press, 1931-1935. Various pagination. Blue glazed cloth w/gilt spine lettering and trim. The entire set exhibits some minor wear; some spotting/discoloration… (173-2713). Learn More »

$300.00 per Set
Originally $360.00

CONFEDERATE TACTICS MANUAL PICKED UP BY 72ND OHIO OFFICER AT SHILOH

CONFEDERATE TACTICS MANUAL PICKED UP BY 72ND OHIO OFFICER AT SHILOH

Manual is a Confederate imprint of Hardees Tactics. Title page reads “RIFLE AND INFANTRY TACTICS REVISED AND IMPROVED BY BRIG. GEN. W. J. HARDEE, C.S.A. VOLUME II THE SCHOOL OF THE BATTALION.” The… (1000-1660). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE MILITARY LAW — <i>THE JUDGE ADVOCATES VADE MECUM: EMBRACING A GENERAL VIEW OF MILITARY LAW</i>

CONFEDERATE MILITARY LAW — THE JUDGE ADVOCATES VADE MECUM: EMBRACING A GENERAL VIEW OF MILITARY LAW

By C.H. Lee. Published by West and Johnston, Richmond, VA, 1863. 251 pp. Marbled boards, calf lea. spine w/red leather spine label. Exhibits light foxing, text yellowed throughout, while remaining… (1000-1642). Learn More »


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DUG ID TAG FOR JOSEPH FAGAN OF THE 1ST MARYLAND INFANTRY US

Stamped brass tag with a patriotic shield on the front with a riband that reads “UNION” and surrounded by “AGAINST REBELLION 1861.” Face still retains some gilt. Reverse is stamped “JOSEPH FAGAN CO. G 1ST MD. VOL US.” Joseph Fagan was a… (1000-1835). Learn More »

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