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IDENTIFIED GREATCOAT, CARTRIDGE BOX, BELT, AND LETTER GROUP

IDENTIFIED GREATCOAT, CARTRIDGE BOX, BELT, AND LETTER GROUP

This group consists of a Federal enlisted greatcoat with cape, a pattern 1864 cartridge box, a waist belt with US buckle, 29 letters from the soldier to his family, and several miscellaneous small… (389-03). Learn More »

1869 LETTER - SECRETARY OF WAR JOHN SCHOFIELD

1869 LETTER - SECRETARY OF WAR JOHN M. SCHOFIELD

Dated “War Department/ Washington City/ Jun 2, 1869.” Written in the hand of “Col. W. G. Moore/Secretary.” 1 page, in ink, on lined paper w/ War Department letter head, 4. 875 x 8.” Exhibits… (913-80). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE “POW” SOLDIER LETTER - LT. THOMAS B. FARGUSON, 14TH ALABAMA INFANTRY, CAPTURED DURING PICKETT’S CHARGE AT GETTYSBURG WILLIAM STRAWBRIDGE, 104th PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

CONFEDERATE “POW” SOLDIER LETTER - LT. THOMAS B. FARGUSON, 14TH ALABAMA INFANTRY, CAPTURED DURING PICKETT’S CHARGE AT GETTYSBURG

Dated “Johnson’s Island, Ohio, May 26th 1864”. To unidentified Union soldier friend. 1 Page, in ink, on lined paper, 9,875 x 7.875”. Exhibits slight yellowing and fold-marks, else VG &… (L15326). Learn More »

SOLDIER LETTER GROUP - SERGEANT WILLIAM STRAWBRIDGE, 104th PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

SOLDIER LETTER GROUP - SERGEANT WILLIAM STRAWBRIDGE, 104th PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

Group consists of 52 letters written from Strawbridge to his mother, dating from 4/28/1861 to 9/22/1864, while serving with Co. “G”, 1st PA Infantry [4/20/1861 to 7/27/1861] and with Co. “H”,… (801-390). 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 »

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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 »

GROUPING ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER SAMUEL C. WRIGHT, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

GROUPING ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER SAMUEL C. WRIGHT, 29TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

Samuel Cole Wright was born September 29, 1842 in Plympton, Massachusetts. He was listed as an 18 year old farmer when he enlisted as in Co. “E”, 29th Massachusetts Infantry on May 22, 1861. Prior… (457-19H). Learn More »

FRAMED BRADY PHOTOGRAPH & LETTER OF GENERAL JAMES LONGSTREET WITH POST MASTER JOHN M.G. PARKER

FRAMED BRADY PHOTOGRAPH & LETTER OF GENERAL JAMES LONGSTREET WITH POST MASTER JOHN M.G. PARKER

This is an outstanding collectible of both an original photo, plus letter written and signed by General James Longstreet. Photograph was taken in Matthew Brady’s studio in November of 1865 while… (573-57). Learn More »

SOLDIER’S LETTER - 8TH NEW YORK CAVALRY; WITH PIECE OF WOOD FROM THE MARSHALL HOUSE, ALEXANDRIA, VA, WHERE COL. ELMER ELLSWORTH FELL!

SOLDIER’S LETTER - 8TH NEW YORK CAVALRY; WITH PIECE OF WOOD FROM THE MARSHALL HOUSE, ALEXANDRIA, VA, WHERE COL. ELMER ELLSWORTH FELL!

4 page letter in ink on patriotic stationary with full color US flag on first page. Written by Charles M. Booth. Dated Camp Dickinson, Virginia, Oct. 3, 1861 and directed to “My Dear Sister Emma”.… (L14783). 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 »

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# 6974 is… (L15273). 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# 6971 is… (L15272). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED GROUP FROM SOLDIER IN 3RD NY LIGHT & 9TH NY HEAVY ARTILLERY

IDENTIFIED GROUP FROM SOLDIER IN 3RD NY LIGHT & 9TH NY HEAVY ARTILLERY

This group contains accoutrements and personal effects of Private William H. Rinehart who served in the 3rd New York Light Artillery and then the 9th New York Heavy Artillery.  Rinehart first… (355-18). Learn More »

1848 MEXICAN WAR LETTER FROM BREV. BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES BANKHEAD, TO COMMODORE MATTHEW PERRY

1848 MEXICAN WAR LETTER FROM BREV. BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES BANKHEAD, TO COMMODORE MATTHEW PERRY

“Copy Letter 13”. Dated “San Diego, 5 June 1848.” 2 pp., in ink, on light blue paper, 12.5 x 8”. Exhibits chipping at the extremities, and light fold marks. Else VG and entirely legible. … (344-3222). Learn More »

1862 LETTER - MINES AND TORPEDOES AT COLUMBUS, MISSISSIPPI

1862 LETTER - MINES AND TORPEDOES AT COLUMBUS, MISSISSIPPI

This is a pen & ink report written by an unnamed correspondent for the Chicago Times. The letter is dated “Columbus, Sunday, March 9” [1862]. The correspondent describes in great detail about… (L15271). Learn More »

SUPERB GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER - CORPORAL JAMES A. McGALLIARD, CO “B”, 54TH NORTH CAROLINA INFANTRY

SUPERB GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER - CORPORAL JAMES A. McGALLIARD, CO “B”, 54TH NORTH CAROLINA INFANTRY

Dated “Williams Port VA/ July the 10th 1863”. To his wife. 2 pp., in ink, on lined paper, 7.75 x 11.5”. Exhibits yellowing & light foxing, ink lightly faded; also fold-marks & light… (897-187). Learn More »

MEXICAN WAR ALS FROM U.S. ARMY ADJT. ROGER STONE TO GENERAL WILLIAM WORTH

MEXICAN WAR ALS FROM U.S. ARMY ADJT. ROGER STONE TO GENERAL WILLIAM WORTH

Dated Washington, Nov. 16, 1847. 1 pp., in ink, with reverse page endorsement. Exhibits fold-marks, with two points of fold-line chipping. Else VG plus, and entirely legible. Brevet Brig. Gen. Roger… (344-3220). Learn More »

LETTER SET ABOUT & FROM UNION P.O.W. – 14th NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY

LETTER SET ABOUT & FROM UNION P.O.W. – 14th NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY

This is a framed set of soldier’s letters regarding a captured New York soldier. The first letter is from a comrade writing to the family and relating Orlando R. Chamberlin’s capture “in front… (526-61). Learn More »


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Semi-bright blade meas. approx. 9.75 inches long x 1.00 inch wide. Blade has a clipped point with a raised center. Blade surface has light scattered mottling with small amounts of surface pitting in small pockets and some minor scratches. The true… (30-1977). Learn More »

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