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ALS ASSISTANT US SURGEON GENERAL DR. C. H. CRANE (ONE OF LINCOLN’S DEATH-BED DOCTORS)

ALS ASSISTANT US SURGEON GENERAL DR. C. H. CRANE (ONE OF LINCOLN’S DEATH-BED DOCTORS)

Dated “November 29, 1864.” Addressed to “Surgeon Robt. Murray, USA/ Medl. Purveyor/ Philadelphia, PA.” 1 page, in ink, w/ printed letter-head - “Surgeon Generals’ Office/ Washington City,… (1054-2222). 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 »

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER WRITTEN BY BUGLER DONAL M. CAMERON – 3rd NORTH CAROLINA LIGHT ARTILLERY; 13TH BATTALION NORTH CAROLINA LIGHT ARTILLERY

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER WRITTEN BY BUGLER DONAL M. CAMERON – 3rd NORTH CAROLINA LIGHT ARTILLERY; 13TH BATTALION NORTH CAROLINA LIGHT ARTILLERY

2 page letter (1 sheet, front & back) in ink on lined 6 ½” x 10” paper. Fold lines; some soiling, particularly along fold lines, with a few small wear holes.  Some smearing to ink, but… (1054-2246). 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 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 »

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 »

WONDERFUL LETTER TO CONFEDERATE SURGEON SAMUEL MOORE ABOUT FORMING CS MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

WONDERFUL LETTER TO CONFEDERATE SURGEON SAMUEL MOORE ABOUT FORMING CS MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

This is a letter that went to one of the most important men in the Confederacy. 3 pp. in ink; excellent condition, all legible. Fold lines. Dated May 18, 1874, Savannah, GA. Written by former… (1054-2321). 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 »

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 »

$45.00
Originally $60.00
SOLD

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

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 »

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 »


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1851 PRESENTATION SWORD BY EMMET GUARDS TO CAPT. JAMES MCGRATH

Manufactured: Philadelphia Maker: W.H. Horstmann & Sons Year: 1851 Model: Militia Officer Sword Size: 32.00” Condition: VG High grade Militia Officer Sword from Wyersberg and Horstmann.  Grip is rolled sheet silver that is hand chased with… (870-218). Learn More »

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