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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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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 »

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 »

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 »

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

GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER - STEPHEN F. LONG, 2nd SOUTH CAROLINA INFANTRY

GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER - STEPHEN F. LONG, 2nd SOUTH CAROLINA INFANTRY

With cover addressed to “Mrs. Dr. R. D. Long/ Greensville C.H./ South Carolina”—postmarked “Culpeper C.H./ Jul/23”. Letter dated “Camp Near Culpeper VA/ July 23rd 1863”. 4 pp., in ink,… (1054-2249). Learn More »

$350.00
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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 »

1863 LETTER SIGNED BY A.L. RUSSELL, ADJUTANT GENERAL OF PENNSYLVANIA

1863 LETTER SIGNED BY A.L. RUSSELL, ADJUTANT GENERAL OF PENNSYLVANIA

1 page, pre-printed and ink. 5”x8”. Excellent condition, fold lines. Dated June 29th, 1863, Headquarters, Pennsylvania Militia, Adjutant General’s Department, Harrisburg. To Henry Johnson in… (1054-2250). Learn More »

$95.00
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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 »

CIVIL WAR DATE DOCUMENT SIGNED BY COL. BENJAMIN A. HARRISON, BVT. BRIG. GENERAL AND LATER 23RD PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, ALONG WITH 3 OTHER GENERALS

CIVIL WAR DATE DOCUMENT SIGNED BY COL. BENJAMIN A. HARRISON, BVT. BRIG. GENERAL AND LATER 23RD PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, ALONG WITH 3 OTHER GENERALS

During the Civil War, Harrison served as a Colonel and saw action with Sherman during his Atlanta Campaign. He commanded a brigade at the battles of Resaca, Cassville, New Hope Church, Lost Mountain,… (746-11). Learn More »

$1,150.00
Originally $1,350.00

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 »

1863 ALS PUBLISHER CHARLES O. PERRINE TO CONNECTICUT ADJ. GEN. JOSEPH D. WILLIAMS

1863 ALS PUBLISHER CHARLES O. PERRINE TO CONNECTICUT ADJ. GEN. JOSEPH D. WILLIAMS

1 page letter in ink, measures 8” x 9 ¾”.  Dated Indianapolis, Indiana, May 25, 1863. The Library of Congress records several maps published by Perrine during the Civil War, including… (337-305). Learn More »


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SUPERB CONDITION REMINGTON M1863 PERCUSSION “ZOUAVE” RIFLE

The Model 1863 “Zouave” rifle was produced by the Remington arms firm of Ilion New York between 1862 and 1865. This .58 caliber, single shot percussion muzzleloader is in superb condition. The Remington longarm rated as one of the best made and… (1046-08). Learn More »

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