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1862 SOLDIER LETTER – 1ST MICHIGAN INFANTRY 1ST LT. WILLIAM BYRNS TO HIS FIANCEE IN PENNSYLVANIA

1862 SOLDIER LETTER – 1ST MICHIGAN INFANTRY 1ST LT. WILLIAM BYRNS TO HIS FIANCEE IN PENNSYLVANIA

3 2/3 pages, 7 ¾” x 10”, in ink. Comes with cover addressed to Miss Florence Clark, Care Geo. J. Adams, Ceres, Pennsylvania, C.D.S., Baltimore, Md., Mar. 8, with 3 cent rose colored George… (1054-2256). Learn More »

MAY 1863 CIVIL WAR LETTER FROM LEBANON, PA RESIDENT JACOB FORNEY KREPS DURING PA REGIMENTAL COMMISSION VISIT TO ROSECRANS' ARMY

MAY 1863 CIVIL WAR LETTER FROM LEBANON, PA RESIDENT JACOB FORNEY KREPS DURING PA REGIMENTAL COMMISSION VISIT TO ROSECRANS' ARMY

FROM J.F. KREPS TO SON GEORGE. Dated “Camp near Murfreesboro/ May 17th 1863. 6 pp. in ink, on unlined paper, 8 x 9.75.” Exhibits fold-marks, front page fold-marks lightly soiled. Else VG and… (945-485). Learn More »

MAY 1863 CIVIL WAR LETTER FROM LEBANON, PA RESIDENT JACOB FORNEY KREPS WHILE ENROUTE TO ROSECRANS' ARMY IN TENNESSEE

MAY 1863 CIVIL WAR LETTER FROM LEBANON, PA RESIDENT JACOB FORNEY KREPS WHILE EN ROUTE TO ROSECRANS' ARMY IN TENNESSEE

FROM J.F. KREPS TO “DEAR WIFE AND CHILDREN.” Dated “Louisville, May 13th 1863.”  2 pp. in ink on lined blue “Hotel Louisville” letterhead paper, 7.5. 9.75.” Exhibits fold-marks and… (945-484). Learn More »

JUNE 1862 CIVIL WAR LETTER FROM LEBANON, PA RESIDENT JACOB FORNEY KREPS TO HIS WIFE

JUNE 1862 CIVIL WAR LETTER FROM LEBANON, PA RESIDENT JACOB FORNEY KREPS TO SOLDIER SON SERVING IN 77TH PENNSYLVANIA

FROM J.F. KREPS TO SON FRANK [77TH PA]. Dated “West Newton [PA], June 5th 1862.” 4 pp. in ink on lined paper, 5 x 8.” Somewhat fragile w/light chipping along fold-lines—front page w/archival… (945-483). Learn More »

AUGUST 1861 CIVIL WAR LETTER FROM LEBANON, PA RESIDENT JACOB FORNEY KREPS TO HIS WIFE

AUGUST 1861 CIVIL WAR LETTER FROM LEBANON, PA RESIDENT JACOB FORNEY KREPS TO HIS WIFE

FROM J.F. KREPS TO WIFE ELIZA. Dated, “Aug. 17, 1861/ Washington City.” 4 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 8 x 9.75.” Exhibits fold-marks and one or two patches of slight foxing. Else VG and… (945-482). Learn More »

AUGUST 1861 CIVIL WAR LETTER FROM LEBANON, PA RESIDENT JACOB FORNEY KREPS TO HIS WIFE

AUGUST 1861 CIVIL WAR LETTER FROM LEBANON, PA RESIDENT JACOB FORNEY KREPS TO HIS WIFE

FROM J.F. KREPS TO “DEAR WIFE.” Dated “Harrisburg/ August 7, 1861.” 3 pp. in ink, on lined paper, 8 x 9.75.” Exhibits fold-marks and a few light patches of foxing. Else VG and entirely… (945-481). Learn More »

TWO LETTERS BY THOMAS W. GARDNER, 14th CT INFANTRY, WRITTEN DURING & AFTER GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN

TWO LETTERS BY THOMAS W. GARDNER, 14th CT INFANTRY, WRITTEN DURING & AFTER GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN

Here are two letters written by a soldier who was wounded at the battle of Gettysburg. Thomas W. Gardner was a resident of Waterford, CT. He enlisted on July 28, 1862 as a private. On August 23, 1862… (1054-2136). Learn More »

PRINTED CONFEDERATE GENERAL ORDER #155 OF NOVEMBER 28, 1863

PRINTED CONFEDERATE GENERAL ORDER #155 OF NOVEMBER 28, 1863

Printed General Order deals with accounting details for detachments from regiments who need forage for their animals but do not have a Quartermaster with them. Order is printed on heavy paper stock… (998-345). Learn More »

TOUCHING LETTER FROM 111TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER TO THE SISTER OF A MORTALLY WOUNDED COMRADE

TOUCHING LETTER FROM 111TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER TO THE SISTER OF A MORTALLY WOUNDED COMRADE

4 page letter in pencil written by Henry Hatch and dated January 25, 1863, written to Miss Atkinson, sister of Christopher S. Atkinson, who was mortally wounded at Cedar Mountain, VA on August 9,… (1054-2251). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER - FIRST LIEUT. WILLIAM C. CARRINGTON, 15TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER - FIRST LIEUT. WILLIAM C. CARRINGTON, 15TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY

Cover envelope addressed to [Hospital Steward] Alonzo Brock Esq/ Genl Hospital Camp Winder/Care of/ Dr. J Chambliss/ 2nd Division”—postmarked “Howardsville VA/ Sept 13th”. Dated… (1000-1451). Learn More »

APRIL 1865 LETTER WRITTEN BY 15TH MAINE SOLDIER MENTIONING LEE’S & MOSBY’S SURRENDER & THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION

APRIL 1865 LETTER WRITTEN BY 15TH MAINE SOLDIER MENTIONING LEE’S & MOSBY’S SURRENDER & THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION

Letter is four plus pages and is written on Christian Commission stationery. The text is in period ink and is very readable. Paper is in excellent condition. The writer of the letter signs his name… (141-25). Learn More »

IMPORTANT 1863 SURGEON’S LETTER OF DISABILITY FOR COL. CHARLES T. COLLIS, 114TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

IMPORTANT 1863 SURGEON’S LETTER OF DISABILITY FOR COL. CHARLES T. COLLIS, 114TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

8x10”, ADS, in ink. Excellent condition, fold lines. This letter sidelined Collis for the Battle of Gettysburg! Collis was born in Ireland in 1838. Awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for… (1054-2233). Learn More »

$225.00
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1863 LETTER OF PROMOTION AND COMMENDATION FOR ANDREW BRYANT, 46TH MASSACHUSETTS – RECIPIENT OF MEDAL OF HONOR FOR ACTIONS AT BATCHELDER’S CREEK (NEW BERN, NC)

1863 LETTER OF PROMOTION AND COMMENDATION FOR ANDREW BRYANT, 46TH MASSACHUSETTS – RECIPIENT OF MEDAL OF HONOR FOR ACTIONS AT BATCHELDER’S CREEK (NEW BERN, NC)

ALS.  1 pp. 8” x 10”, in ink. Dated June 2, 1863, New Bern, NC. Letter signed by “W.S. Shurtleff Col 46 Reg M[ass] Vols”, promoting Andrew S. Bryant for his heroic actions at Batchelder’s… (1054-2255). Learn More »

1864 LETTER WRITTEN BY A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DESCRIBING PRISONER EXECUTIONS NEAR GREENVILLE, NC

1864 LETTER WRITTEN BY A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DESCRIBING PRISONER EXECUTIONS NEAR GREENVILLE, NC

6 1/4" x 7 1/4" 2 pp letter in pencil housed in 18" x 25 1/2", modern, double-sided frame. Frame has a few scratches. Letter is in excellent condition, fold lines, light scattered foxing. No definite… (1054-687). Learn More »

LETTER WRITTEN TO COMMODORE ROBERT F. STOCKTON - AMERICAN NAVAL HERO AND POLITICIAN

LETTER WRITTEN TO COMMODORE ROBERT F. STOCKTON - AMERICAN NAVAL HERO AND POLITICIAN

Interesting 2 page letter, 9" x 11", folded and addressed to "Commodore R. Stockton". Overall good condition. Fold lines, a few small fold line tears, scattered ink smears. Signed by a mysterious… (KL503). Learn More »

$195.00
Originally $300.00

DOCUMENT & PAPER GROUPING ID'D TO ALBON A. LEWIS, SEAMAN AND NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLYMAN

DOCUMENT & PAPER GROUPING ID'D TO ALBON A. LEWIS, SEAMAN AND NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLYMAN

A trove of books, ledgers & papers relating to the career and affairs of Albon A. Lewis, as seaman and politician, from the dating from his years as a seaman in the 1840s through his career as a… (30-1350). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $450.00

BRIGADIER GENERAL FITZ JOHN PORTER WARTIME ANS, C1861-62

BRIGADIER GENERAL FITZ JOHN PORTER WARTIME ANS, C1861-62

Hand-written, Autographed Note Signed, in ink, on white paper, 3.5 x 5”. Excellent condition. Text: “Captain Locker/ Hall’s Hill/ Send the wagon Collins office to be here by 10. O’clock to… (215-237). Learn More »

ANTE-BELLUM VIRGINIA LETTER

ANTE-BELLUM VIRGINIA LETTER

Dated “Soldiers Joy, Jany 16th 1847. From “Jno. J Sanders/Tye River Warehouse” to “Daniel H. Sanders, Richmond, VA.” I page, folded. Addressed, folded & sealed w/old fashioned wax (wax… (1000-1453). Learn More »

BURNING OF CHAMBERSBURG, PA - JULY 30, 1864 / CIVILIAN CORRESPONDENCE

BURNING OF CHAMBERSBURG, PA - JULY 30, 1864 / CIVILIAN CORRESPONDENCE

Two letters, dated “Satur”[July 30], and “Sunday Morning [July 31];  both letters in the same hand addressed to “E”, the Sunday letter signed at top, “All well/ Annie.” The Saturday… (1000-1432). Learn More »

1865 ALS US CONGRESSMAN HENRY C. DEMING; FORMER COLONEL OF THE 12TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY, WAR TIME MAYOR OF NEW ORLEANS

1865 ALS US CONGRESSMAN HENRY C. DEMING; FORMER COLONEL OF THE 12TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY, WAR TIME MAYOR OF NEW ORLEANS

2 page letter in ink, dated “Washington Feb’y 3d 1865”. The letter is a response to a request to assist in a Patent Office matter. Measures 8” x 9 ¾”, folded to 8” x 4 7/8”. Excellent,… (337-306). Learn More »


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C. 1843-1850 SNARE DRUM WITH “BARBOUR COUNTY VIRGINIA” AND AN AMERICAN EAGLE PAINTED ON THE SIDE!

Drum is a superb untouched attic condition drum. It measures 17 ¾” x 20” dia. The body is painted red with county and state in approx. 1” high letters around the premium hole. The percussion hole insert which was probably bone is missing. The… (M25668). Learn More »

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