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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 »

SOLDIER LETTER GROUP—SERGEANT WILLIAM F. MORGAN, CO. “C”, 2ND MASS. INFANTRY, WIA GETTYSBURG, 7/3/1863

SOLDIER LETTER GROUP—SERGEANT WILLIAM F. MORGAN, CO. “C”, 2ND MASS. INFANTRY, WIA GETTYSBURG, 7/3/1863

8 letters written between November 1862 and 5/21/1864, to various family members, in ink, varying 2 to 4 pages in length. Addressed to various family members, w/two envelopes addressed to his wife,… (453-48). Learn More »

$750.00
Originally $950.00

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 »

UNION  2ND CORPS UNIDENTIFIED SOLDIER LETTER

UNION 2ND CORPS UNIDENTIFIED SOLDIER LETTER

Dated “Culpepper, Va Feb 9th 1864”. Addressed to “Mother,” from her  “affectionate son Aitkin.”  6 pp., in ink, on lined paper, 7.75 x 10”. Exhibits fold-marks; ink lightly faded,… (1000-1412). 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 »

SOLDIER LETTER - PERRY BLY, CO. “M”, 9TH NEW YORK “STONEMAN” CAVALRY, DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT TODD’S TAVERN, VA

SOLDIER LETTER - PERRY BLY, CO. “M”, 9TH NEW YORK “STONEMAN” CAVALRY, DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT TODD’S TAVERN, VA

Dated “Albany, Nov. 20/ 61”. Addressed/ w/cover to wife, “Mrs. E. B. Bly/ Harmony PO/ Chautauqua Co., N.Y.” 3 pp., 5 x 7.875”, on unlined paper w/patriotic wingspread eagle motif in upper… (224-313). 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 »

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 »

$1,350.00
Originally $1,500.00

SOLDIER CORRESPONDENCE - CORPORAL JOHN P. ANDERSON, CO. “L”, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

SOLDIER CORRESPONDENCE - CORPORAL JOHN P. ANDERSON, CO. “L”, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Seven letters from Corporal Anderson to brother-in–law Elwood Harrar, No. 213 Market Street/Philadelphia, PA, dated 9/28/1862, 10/28/1862, 2/26/1863, 11/22/1863, 1/1/1864, 1/13/1864, 12/27/1864.… (945-345). 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 »

$275.00
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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 »

SOLDIER LETTER GROUP - PRIVATE JEFFERSON GALBRAITH, 173rd AND 195TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

SOLDIER LETTER GROUP - PRIVATE JEFFERSON GALBRAITH, 173rd AND 195TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

Consisting of 20 letters written from Private  Galbraith to his mother—[single cover address:“Mrs. E.F. Galbraith/ Bainbridge/ Lancaster Co./ PA”]-- while serving with two PA regiments, the… (344-3216). Learn More »

1890 ALS CS GEN. WADE HAMPTON

1890 ALS CS GEN. WADE HAMPTON

This post-Civil War letter, written in ink, is 1 2/3 pages in length, 5x8”.  Dated “Washn Sept 3d 1890” and directed to Episcopal Reverend Beverly D. Tucker. Overall very fine condition, all… (475-200). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $350.00

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 »


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EARLY & SCARCE CIVIL WAR TIN SNARE DRUM WITH WASHINGTON PORTRAIT MADE BY JOHN LOWELL OF BANGOR, MAINE

Full size snare drum that meas. approx. 15.25 inches tall by 16.25 inches across. With the exception of the tension ropes, the drum is all original. The tin body is in excellent condition with only a few scattered shallow dings. The body surface has… (413-62). Learn More »

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