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SPECIAL ORDERS NO. 44, CITY POINT, VA, MARCH 4, 1865

SPECIAL ORDERS NO. 44, CITY POINT, VA, MARCH 4, 1865

A printed order regarding payment to Confederate deserters for property brought in when they desert. An earlier order No. 3 is printed below giving details to the deserters. Terms given are very close… (1041-77). Learn More »

$75.00
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GEORGE MIFFLIN DALLAS GIVES NOTICE OF THE DALLAS-CLARENDON TREATY WITH BRITAIN- BRITISH INFLUENCE IN THE AMERICAS, U.S. EXPANSIONISM, AND SLAVERY

GEORGE MIFFLIN DALLAS GIVES NOTICE OF THE DALLAS-CLARENDON TREATY WITH BRITAIN- BRITISH INFLUENCE IN THE AMERICAS, U.S. EXPANSIONISM, AND SLAVERY

A personal letter written by George Mifflin Dallas (1792-1864,) Vice President under James K. Polk, 1845-1849, and United States Minister to the United Kingdom 1856-1861. Written by hand in ink on the… (766-940). Learn More »

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 »

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 »

$450.00
Originally $550.00

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 »

1862 ALS PROFESSOR HENRY B. SMITH, UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY IN NEW YORK

1862 ALS PROFESSOR HENRY B. SMITH, UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY IN NEW YORK

1 page letter in ink on blue paper; measures 4 15/16” x 7 7/8”. Dated “Union Theol. Semy. / New York / June 14, 1862”. Fine condition, all text legible. Fold lines; one minor ink smear approx.… (337-304). Learn More »

LETTER WRITTEN BY SOLDER WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG - PVT. JONATHAN MERRIL, C0. “I”, 2nd NEW HAMPSHIRE INFANTRY

LETTER WRITTEN BY SOLDER WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG - PVT. JONATHAN MERRIL, C0. “I”, 2nd NEW HAMPSHIRE INFANTRY

Dated “Baltimore, MD, Jan. 4th 64”; w/yellow cover addressed to “ Mrs. Belinda J. Russell/ Woodstock/ N.H.,” post-marked “Baltimore/ M.D./ Jan 5/1864,” w/ three cent stamp. 3 pp., in ink,… (224-311). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER CORRESPONDENCE - PRIVATE CHARLES MILES FIGGAT, CO. “C”, 1ST VIRGINIA CAVALRY

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER CORRESPONDENCE - PRIVATE CHARLES MILES FIGGAT, CO. “C”, 1ST VIRGINIA CAVALRY

Dated “Fincastle [VA] October 13th, 1862.” Addressed to Figatt, from his  wife Ann Godwin Figgatt. 4 pp., in ink, on lined paper, 7.5 x 10”. Exhibits fold marks, light yellowing of lower… (224-315). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE LETTER/ GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN — PRIVATE CHARLES M. FIGGATT, CO. “C”, 1ST VIRGINIA CAVALRY

CONFEDERATE LETTER/ GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN — PRIVATE CHARLES M. FIGGATT, CO. “C”, 1ST VIRGINIA CAVALRY

Dated “Hd Qrs 2nd Corps A No. VA/ Near Williamsport Md July 12th 1863.” 4 pp., in ink, on unlined paper, 8 x 10”, watermark — “Delarue/London.” Exhibits fold-lines and slight yellowing.… (224-317). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE LETTER/ GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN — PRIVATE CHARLES M. FIGGATT, CO. “C”, 1ST VIRGINIA CAVALRY

CONFEDERATE LETTER/ GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN — PRIVATE CHARLES M. FIGGATT, CO. “C”, 1ST VIRGINIA CAVALRY

Dated “Hd Qers 2nd Corps A N. Va/ 16 miles below Winchester, July 20th 63.” Addressed to wife Anne “Nannie” Godwin Figgatt.”  [4 pp., in ink, on unlined gray paper, 7.625 x 9.75”. … (224-316). Learn More »

SOLDIER LETTER — PRIVATE THOMAS LANCASTER, CO. “E”, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

SOLDIER LETTER — PRIVATE THOMAS LANCASTER, CO. “E”, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Dated “Nashville, Tennessee, January 4, 1863.” From Private Lancaster to sister “Hannah Thomas, Quakerstown, Bucks County, PA.” 14 pp., in ink, on lined paper, 8 x5”. Exhibits horizontal… (945-349). Learn More »

SOLDIER LETTER - 111th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

SOLDIER LETTER - 111th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Dated April 19, 1862, from the “Camp of The 111th Regt. Penn. Volunteers, Col. Matthew Schlaudecker/ Mc. Kim Mansion. Baltimore. MD/ April 19, 1862.” [The above address underlines a 7.25 x 4”… (L15372). Learn More »

JOHN CALDWELL TIDBALL LETTER- WRITTEN FROM CAMP OPPOSITE FREDERICKSBURG, DECEMBER 12, 1862

JOHN CALDWELL TIDBALL LETTER- WRITTEN FROM CAMP OPPOSITE FREDERICKSBURG, DECEMBER 12, 1862

Letter was composed by John Caldwell Tidball (January 25, 1825 – May 15, 1906), a career military officer, noted for his service in the horse artillery in the cavalry in the Union Army during the… (L15330). Learn More »

NOTE TO SHARPS MFG. CO. WITH 1870’S BUSINESS CARD FOR PENNSYLVANIA GUNSMITH

NOTE TO SHARPS MFG. CO. WITH 1870’S BUSINESS CARD FOR PENNSYLVANIA GUNSMITH

Handwritten note in period ink to the Sharps Manufacturing Company that reads: DAWSONS STATION MARCH 5TH SHARPS MANUFACTORING CO. PLEASE SEND ME PRICE LIST OF YOUR SPORTING RIFLES TRADE PRICE LIST.… (668-45). Learn More »

1862 SOLDIER LETTER - B.F. STALDER, 63RD OHIO INFANTRY

1862 SOLDIER LETTER - B.F. STALDER, 63RD OHIO INFANTRY

4 page letter (1 folded sheet), in ink, measuring 7 3/4" x 12". Fine condition; paper has yellowed with age, with darker shades along fold lines. Scattered small holes along folds as well. All… (633-18). Learn More »

1914 GETTYSBURG ICE AND STORAGE CO. BANK CHECK

1914 GETTYSBURG ICE AND STORAGE CO. BANK CHECK

Measures 8 ½” x 3 ¼”. Pre-printed First National Bank of Gettysburg business check issued to the Gettysburg Ice and Storage Co. Engraving of the bank at left. Filled out in ink. Check# 6770 is… (L15275). Learn More »


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PAIR OF IRISH DUELING PISTOLS, CIRCA 1830’s

A stunning pair of percussion locks dueling pistols by M.L. Pattison of Dublin, Ireland. Working from 1802–1836. Each individual pistol exhibits the finest quality of European Gunsmithing of the 19th century. Originally intended as firearms for… (172-2908). Learn More »

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