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NOVEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS MOTHER

NOVEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS MOTHER

Dated “Camp Buell Nov. 4th 1862.”  Addressed to his mother Eliza.  2 pp. in pencil on lined paper, 6/5 x 8.” Exhibits fold-marks ^ light soiling while remaining entirely legible. In protective… (945-394). Learn More »

$50.00
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OCTOBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER

OCTOBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER

Dated “Camp Alabama,” Oct. 1, 1862. Addressed to his father. 3 pp. in pencil on lined paper. 6.625 x  8.” Exhibits fold-marks, w/soiled rear-page creases. Writing is lightly while remaining… (945-393). Learn More »

$125.00
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SEPTEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER - ANTIETAM CONTENT

SEPTEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER - ANTIETAM CONTENT

Dated “Downsville, Maryland Sept. 19th 1862” Addressed to father, J.F. Kreps. 2 pp. in pencil on unlined paper, 6.625 x 8.” Exhibits fold-marks and front page soiling. Writing is faded writing… (945-392). Learn More »

$145.00
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SEPTEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS YOUNGER BROTHERS

SEPTEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS YOUNGER BROTHERS

Dated “Camp Alabama Sept. 7th 1862.” Addressed to younger brothers Dempsey and Willy. 4 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 7.625 x 9.625.” Exhibits fold-marks, soiling on rear page, w/ lightly faded… (945-391). Learn More »

$125.00
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AUGUST 1862 SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER

AUGUST 1862 SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER

Dated “Camp Allabamma August 26th 1862.” Addressed father, J. F. Kreps. One page in ink on unlined paper, 7.75 x 9.75”. Exhibits fold-marks and soiled fold-lines on blank rear page. Ink faded… (945-390). Learn More »

$65.00
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AUGUST 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS MOTHER

AUGUST 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS MOTHER

Date “Camp Allabamma  Aug. 24th 1862.” Addressed to his mother Eliza. 2 pp. in pencil on unlined paper. 7.525 x 9.625” Exhibits fold-marks, else VG and entirely legible. In protective sleeve.… (945-389). Learn More »

$75.00
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EMOTIONAL EARLY WAR LETTER BY 2nd ALABAMA SOLDIER LATER KILLED AT DALTON, GEORGIA WITH THE 38TH ALABAMA

EMOTIONAL EARLY WAR LETTER BY 2nd ALABAMA SOLDIER LATER KILLED AT DALTON, GEORGIA WITH THE 38TH ALABAMA

Letter is three and three-quarter pages written in period ink that is strong throughout. Text is readable but silverfish have gotten at the paper eating various sections so that the paper looks to… (1054-2226). Learn More »

$450.00
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FOUR PAGE LETTER BY CONFEDERATE SOLDIER TRAPPED IN PORT HUDSON-MAKES MENTION OF GRIERSON’S RAID

FOUR PAGE LETTER BY CONFEDERATE SOLDIER TRAPPED IN PORT HUDSON-MAKES MENTION OF GRIERSON’S RAID

Letter is four full pages written in period ink that is strong throughout. Text is readable. The letter was written by Private Andre Hamille Beauchamp of Company F, 1st Alabama Infantry. Andre Hamille… (1054-2237). Learn More »

CORPS BADGE DECORATED COVER & LETTER WRITTEN BY MEMBER OF BERDAN’S SHARPSHOOTERS JOHN C. PAGE – MENTIONS SLEEPING UNDER FIRE AT FREDERICKSBURG - LATER WOUNDED IN THE WILDERNESS

CORPS BADGE DECORATED COVER & LETTER WRITTEN BY MEMBER OF BERDAN’S SHARPSHOOTERS JOHN C. PAGE – MENTIONS SLEEPING UNDER FIRE AT FREDERICKSBURG - LATER WOUNDED IN THE WILDERNESS

Letter is four full pages written on a 5.00 x 8.00 inch sheet of paper in very legible period ink by John C. Page of Company F, 1st Regiment U. S. Sharpshooters. Letter is dated “OLD CAMP VIRGINIA… (1054-2310). Learn More »

$350.00
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1864 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—COL. EBENEZER W. PIERCE, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY—WIA WHITE OAK SWAMP, VA, 6/30/ 1862, TO LT. JOHN M. DEAN, LATER RECIPIENT OF THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR GALLANTRY AT FORT STEDMAN

1864 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—COL. EBENEZER W. PIERCE, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY—WIA WHITE OAK SWAMP, VA, 6/30/ 1862, TO LT. JOHN M. DEAN, LATER RECIPIENT OF THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR GALLANTRY AT FORT STEDMAN

Dated “Head quarters 29th Veterans./ January 7th, 1864.” Addressed to Lieut. John M. Deane (Medal of Honor recipient for bravery at Fort Stedman, VA, 3/25/1865}  2 pp. in pencil on lined paper,… (846-344). Learn More »

1865 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - COL. EBENEZER W. PIERCE, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY, WIA WHITE OAK SWAMP, VA, 6/30/1862 – TO LT. JOHN M. DEAN, RECIPIENT OF THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR GALLANTRY AT FORT STEDMAN

1865 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - COL. EBENEZER W. PIERCE, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY, WIA WHITE OAK SWAMP, VA, 6/30/1862 – TO LT. JOHN M. DEAN, RECIPIENT OF THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR GALLANTRY AT FORT STEDMAN

Dated “In Camp near Lenoir Tennessee / Nov 1st [& 2nd]. Addressed to Lieut. John M. Deane [Medal of Honor recipient for bravery at Ft. Stedman, VA, 3/25/1865]. 4 pp. in ink on unlined paper… (846-343). Learn More »

1863 SOLDIER LETTER - COL. EBENEZER W. PIERCE, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY TO LT. JOHN M. DEAN, LATER RECIPIENT OF THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR GALLANTRY AT FORT STEDMAN

1863 SOLDIER LETTER - COL. EBENEZER W. PIERCE, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY TO LT. JOHN M. DEAN, LATER RECIPIENT OF THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR GALLANTRY AT FORT STEDMAN

Dated “Headquarters 2nd Brigade, 9th Army Corps Sunday P.M. Sept. 20 (1863).” Addressed to Lieut. John M. Deane (Medal of Honor recipient for bravery at Ft. Stedman, VA, 3/25/1865). 4 pp. in ink… (846-342). Learn More »

1863 SOLDIER LETTER - COL. EBENEZER W. PIERCE, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY TO LT. JOHN M. DEAN, LATER RECIPIENT OF THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR GALLANTRY AT FORT STEDMAN

1863 SOLDIER LETTER - COL. EBENEZER W. PIERCE, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY TO LT. JOHN M. DEAN, LATER RECIPIENT OF THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR GALLANTRY AT FORT STEDMAN

Dated “Assonet Jany. 19 1863.” Addressed to Lieutenant John M. Dean, Medal of Honor recipient for later gallantry at Ft. Stedman, VA, 3/25/ 1865. 4 pp. on unlined paper, 5” x 8. Exhibits… (846-341). Learn More »

$80.00
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REMARKABLE GETTYSBURG LETTER COLLECTION OF ELIZA WRIGHT OSBORN, WRITTEN TO HER MOTHER, MARTHA COFFIN WRIGHT OF AUBURN, NY, REGARDING THE WOUNDING AND RECUPERATION OF HER BROTHER, LT. WILLIAM “WILLY” WRIGHT OF COWAN’S BATTERY.

REMARKABLE GETTYSBURG LETTER COLLECTION OF ELIZA WRIGHT OSBORN, WRITTEN TO HER MOTHER, MARTHA COFFIN WRIGHT OF AUBURN, NY, REGARDING THE WOUNDING AND RECUPERATION OF HER BROTHER, LT. WILLIAM “WILLY” WRIGHT OF COWAN’S BATTERY.

A few of the letters are addressed to Eliza’s husband, David Muson Osborne, founder of a successful farm machine company that was an early acquisition of International Harvester, and several are… (L15607). Learn More »

$6,500.00
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JENKINS TAVERN, MD, “COMPLAINT” LETTER TO GEN. STEWART VAN VLIET, ACTING CHIEF QUARTERMASTER, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC

JENKINS TAVERN, MD, “COMPLAINT” LETTER TO GEN. STEWART VAN VLIET, ACTING CHIEF QUARTERMASTER, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC

Dated “30 March 1862.” 4 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 7.75” x 9.75. Exhibits fold-marks, light soiling along right margin. Else VG, and entirely legible. This unsigned letter is docketed with… (1107-145). Learn More »

WWI SILVER STAR CHAPLAIN LETTER W/MENTION OF COL. THEODORE ROOSEVELT, JR. — "CHAPLAIN ROBERT WILLIAMS, 26TH U.S. INFANTRY, AMERICAN E.F.”

WWI SILVER STAR CHAPLAIN LETTER W/MENTION OF COL. THEODORE ROOSEVELT, JR. — "CHAPLAIN ROBERT WILLIAMS, 26TH U.S. INFANTRY, AMERICAN E.F.”

Post-1918 Armistice, undated. 3 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 8” by 10.5. Final three pages of four-page letter. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. Text: (26th U.S. Infantry marching to German occupation… (846-261). Learn More »

1914 THEODORE ROOSVELT TLS TO ONE OF HIS ROUGH RIDERS

1914 THEODORE ROOSVELT TLS TO ONE OF HIS ROUGH RIDERS

Dated “Theodore Roosevelt,  /Thirty East Forty Second Street / New York City / December 31st, 1914.” With envelope [stamp removed] addressed to Ben. R. Daniel, Esq., Warren, Arizona. Reverse… (846-258). Learn More »

1904 THEODORE ROOSEVELT, TLS, WHITE HOUSE STATIONERY

1904 THEODORE ROOSEVELT, TLS, WHITE HOUSE STATIONERY

Dated “Oyster Bay, N.Y. / September 5, 1904.”  Addressed to “Gen. Wilmon Blackmar / Commander-in Chief, G.A.R. / 95 Milk Street / Boston, Massachusetts.”  One page, 8.75” x 7. Exhibits… (846-259). Learn More »

$725.00
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1902 THEODORE ROOSEVELT, EXECUTIVE ORDER, TLS

1902 THEODORE ROOSEVELT, EXECUTIVE ORDER, TLS

Dated “White House, January 17, 1902.” Signed by Roosevelt , w/endorsement to “William W. Blackmar /Dpmt Commander Mass.”  Accompanied by Navy Department letter, dated “January 21, 1902,”… (846-257). Learn More »

1852 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION - VIRGINIA GUBERNATORIAL APPOINTMENT OF ELECTORS FOR THE COUNTY OF NELSON

1852 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION - VIRGINIA GUBERNATORIAL APPOINTMENT OF ELECTORS FOR THE COUNTY OF NELSON

Signed by Governor “Jos. Johnson.” Dated “23rd day of July, A.D. 1852, and the 77th year of the Commonwealth.” Pre-printed form, one page on unlined paper, 10” x 8. Affixed with Virginia… (846-263). Learn More »


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SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF THADDEUS B. WAKEMAN, “FREE THOUGHT” ADVOCATE AND PHILOSOPHER

This is one of two daguerreotypes from the Wakeman family we are proud to offer. This one is nicely identified in ink on a paper label pasted to the facing pad, reading: “My grandfather / Thaddeus Burr Wakeman.” Wakeman is shown in a mid-chest up… (846-178). Learn More »

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