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CONFEDERATE SPECIAL ORDERS REGARDING S.W. BREWER 26th NORTH CAROLINA, WAR SOUVENIR OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

CONFEDERATE SPECIAL ORDERS REGARDING S.W. BREWER 26th NORTH CAROLINA, WAR SOUVENIR OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

This comes from the grouping of material related to Charles E. Dearing we recently acquired. Dearing served in the 16th Maine from August 1862 to June 1865, rising from the rank of Corporal to… (766-1085). Learn More »

$150.00
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CONFEDERATE SPECIAL ORDERS: HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA SIGNED BY LEE’S A.A.G. WALTER H. TAYLOR – BROUGHT HOME BY QM SGT. CHARLES E. DEARING, 16TH MAINE

CONFEDERATE SPECIAL ORDERS: HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA SIGNED BY LEE’S A.A.G. WALTER H. TAYLOR – BROUGHT HOME BY QM SGT. CHARLES E. DEARING, 16TH MAINE

This document bears the bold, ink signature of Lt. Col. Walter H. Taylor ( 1838-1916.) Taylor was an “FFV” and VMI graduate who joined Robert E. Lee’s staff as Assistant Adjutant General, but… (766-1084). Learn More »

A VERY TOUCHING THANKGIVING 1863 LETTER TO CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE FROM HIS FAMILY

A VERY TOUCHING THANKGIVING 1863 LETTER TO CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE FROM HIS FAMILY

In October 1863 President Lincoln proclaimed a national day of thanksgiving for November 26. The Dearing family honored the proclamation and gathered at “the old homestead in Webster” to celebrate… (766-1087). Learn More »

$100.00
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TWO IMAGES OF 16th MAINE CAMPS FROM THE PAPERS OF CHARLES E. DEARING, COMPANY B

TWO IMAGES OF 16th MAINE CAMPS FROM THE PAPERS OF CHARLES E. DEARING, COMPANY B

These are both Civil War period photographically reproduced drawings of camps of the 16th Maine, typical of images marketed to soldiers to send home as mementos. Each measures about 4.5 by 6 inches on… (766-1086). Learn More »

LETTER TO CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE WHILE A PRISONER OF WAR AFTER GETTYSBURG FROM HIS BROTHER ALBERT LINCOLN DEARING 5th MAINE, WIA

LETTER TO CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE WHILE A PRISONER OF WAR AFTER GETTYSBURG FROM HIS BROTHER ALBERT LINCOLN DEARING 5th MAINE, WIA

A rather jocular letter written to Charles E. Dearing while a prisoner of war by his brother, Capt. Albert Lincoln Dearing 5th Maine, dated September 8, 1863, written while recovering from a wound… (766-1081). Learn More »

16th MAINE QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT’S WARRANT FOR CHARLES E. DEARING SIGNED BY CHARLES TILDEN, CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG AND ESCAPED FROM LIBBY

16th MAINE QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT’S WARRANT FOR CHARLES E. DEARING SIGNED BY CHARLES TILDEN, CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG AND ESCAPED FROM LIBBY

Officers received their rank and authority on the basis of commissions from the government. Regimental non-commissioned officers (corporals and sergeants) received theirs from the regiment’s… (766-1080). Learn More »

FIRST SERGEANT CHARLES E. DEARING CO. B 16th MAINE DIARY AND NOTEBOOK

FIRST SERGEANT CHARLES E. DEARING CO. B 16th MAINE DIARY AND NOTEBOOK

This is a detail-filled and very interesting notebook used by Charles E. Dearing, 16th Maine, both as diary and as a record book for his duties as First Sergeant of Company B, and as commander of a… (766-1097). Learn More »

GETTYSBURG CONTENT LETTER OF CHARLES E. DEARING, 1st SERGEANT, CO. B, 16th MAINE, CAPTURED AS GETTYSBURG AFTER DEFENDING OAK RIDGE

GETTYSBURG CONTENT LETTER OF CHARLES E. DEARING, 1st SERGEANT, CO. B, 16th MAINE, CAPTURED AS GETTYSBURG AFTER DEFENDING OAK RIDGE

This is a lengthy four-page letter in ink written by Charles E. Dearing to his mother on October 13, 1863, upon his exchange from Confederate captivity after Gettysburg. On July 1 the 16th Maine… (766-1083). Learn More »

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH AND SERMON OF ELDER JACOB KING (OF UPSON COUNTY, GA) W/FUNERAL SERMON BY ELDER B.F. THARP

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH AND SERMON OF ELDER JACOB KING (OF UPSON COUNTY, GA) W/FUNERAL SERMON BY ELDER B.F. THARP

Published by Burke, Boykin & Company, Macon, GA, 1864. Wraps, 31 pp., ills. Faded yellow cover, trimmed in black. Exhibit slight wear and soiling. Elder Jacob King was born in 1796 and passed away… (1030-506). Learn More »

LETTER FROM JAMES HARVEY BROWN 91st NEW YORK, WIA PORT HUDSON

LETTER FROM JAMES HARVEY BROWN 91st NEW YORK, WIA PORT HUDSON

A very well written and descriptive letter to his mother and father by James H. Brown, Co. B, 91st New York. Brown was married and 24 years of age when he enlisted at Albany on 9/10/61, mustering in… (480-169). Learn More »

DAN SICKLES SIGNATURE & LITHOGRAPH

DAN SICKLES SIGNATURE & LITHOGRAPH

This leaf of paper featuring a hand written inscription by Dan Sickles was taken from the book, “New York at Gettysburg”, which includes the final report by the New York Monuments Commission about… (L14695). Learn More »

“MOTHER – KEEP THIS,” THE TEMPERANCE PLEDGE OF INGRAHAM SMITH, 121st NEW YORK“MOTHER – KEEP THIS,” THE TEMPERANCE PLEDGE OF INGRAHAM SMITH, 121st NEW YORK

“MOTHER – KEEP THIS,” THE TEMPERANCE PLEDGE OF INGRAHAM SMITH, 121st NEW YORK

A nicely lithographed membership certificate for the “U.S.A. Temperance Union,” sent home by a Union private to his mother, showing that he was behaving himself and avoiding the temptations of… (480-177). Learn More »

SIGNED LETTER FROM FITZHUGH LEE TO ABNER DOUBLEDAY REGARDING GETTYSBURG

SIGNED LETTER FROM FITZHUGH LEE TO ABNER DOUBLEDAY REGARDING GETTYSBURG

A very nice, typed letter on letterhead from the office of the Governor of Virginia by Fitzhugh Lee to Abner Doubleday, addressed cordially to “My Dear General,” signed in ink by Lee and with a… (1084-01). Learn More »

$1,500.00
Originally $2,250.00

1864 NEW YORK SCHOOLGIRL’S JOURNAL INCLUDING WAR REFERENCES, INCLUDING A 140TH NEW YORK SOLDIER’S FUNERAL

1864 NEW YORK SCHOOLGIRL’S JOURNAL INCLUDING WAR REFERENCES, INCLUDING A 140TH NEW YORK SOLDIER’S FUNERAL

Untouched as attic found is this Ogden, New York school girl’s finely penned journal. Faithfully logging her entries each day without exception beginning January 1, 1864, Matie Nichols abruptly… (1054-2063). Learn More »

$250.00
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FRAMED ESCUTCHEON FOR SOLDIER IN THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

FRAMED ESCUTCHEON FOR SOLDIER IN THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

At top center is a large, full color, spread winged eagle sitting on a fascine. His head is turned to the right and in his beak, he holds a ribbon that reads “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” In his right claw… (945-366). Learn More »

FRAMED ESCUTCHEON FOR OFFICER IN THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

FRAMED ESCUTCHEON FOR OFFICER IN THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

At top center is a large, full color, spread winged eagle sitting on a fascine. His head is turned to the right and in his beak, he holds a ribbon that reads “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” In his right claw… (945-367). Learn More »

CIRCA 1852 VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE SOCIETE DE CADETS CERTIFICATE FOR WILLIAM OVERALL YAGER

CIRCA 1852 VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE SOCIETE DE CADETS CERTIFICATE FOR WILLIAM OVERALL YAGER

William Overall Yager: Virginia Military Institute, Société de Cadets Certificate, circa 1852, one page vellum with ink notations on the verso, 15¾" x 19½", partially printed on vellum, in French.… (846-104). Learn More »

$2,750.00
Originally $3,250.00

FRAMED GEORGE WASHINGTON ENGRAVING

FRAMED GEORGE WASHINGTON ENGRAVING

Very nice lithograph of the father of our country is titled, “WASHINGTON, FROM HOUDON’S BUST”. Engraving was done by A.B. Durand in 1833. Image shows light yellowing from an apparent water… (1032-25). Learn More »

$85.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY, APRIL 30, 1864 – FORT PILLOW/RINGGOLD GEORGIA

HARPER’S WEEKLY, APRIL 30, 1864 – FORT PILLOW/RINGGOLD GEORGIA

Vol. VIII—No. 383. 16 pp. [273-288], four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features a poem [“April 20, 1864], by Private Miles O’Reilly, with… (L15180A5). Learn More »

$45.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY, APRIL 16, 1864  - NEW YORK METROPOLITAN FAIR

HARPER’S WEEKLY, APRIL 16, 1864 - NEW YORK METROPOLITAN FAIR

Vol. VIII—No. 381. 16 pp. [242-256], four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features full page depiction of the “Floral Department at the Great Fair.”… (L15180B6). Learn More »

$45.00
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VIRGINIA OFFICER’S 1858 HARDEE HAT INSIGNIA

An exceedingly rare piece of headgear insignia in excellent condition. When the wide-brimmed “Hardee” or “Jeff Davis” hat was adopted for universal wear as a dress hat in the U.S. Army in 1858, states followed suit. Virginia, like many… (142-62). Learn More »

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