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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 »

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 »

$350.00
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SOLDIER LETTER GROUP - PRIVATE ALFRED REYNOLDS, 93RD PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY; KILLED IN ACTION AT FAIR OAKS, VA, 5/31/1862

SOLDIER LETTER GROUP - PRIVATE ALFRED REYNOLDS, 93RD PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY; KILLED IN ACTION AT FAIR OAKS, VA, 5/31/1862

Thirty two letter grouping, dating from October 21, 1861 to May 28, 1862. Twenty nine from Private Reynolds to various family—eighteen to his mother, five to brothers, four to a sister, two to… (801-389). 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 »

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTERS OF PETER B. SMITH, 13TH VIRGINIA BATALLION LIGHT ARTILLERY & 39TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTERS OF PETER B. SMITH, 13TH VIRGINIA BATALLION LIGHT ARTILLERY & 39TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY

Peter B. Smith, born in 1831, enlisted on September 30, 1861 at Camp Huger, Virginia, as a Captain and was commissioned into Co. “K”, 39th Virginia Infantry. He later enlisted on April 1, 1863 at… (801-391). 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 »

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - S.K. ZOOK, COLONEL 57TH REGIMENT NEW YORK STATE VOLUNTEERS

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - S.K. ZOOK, COLONEL 57TH REGIMENT NEW YORK STATE VOLUNTEERS

Dated “State of New York/ Depot of Volunteer/ cor. White and Elm Streets/ New York City, Oct. 23rd 1861.” 2pp., in ink, 5.125 x 8.25”, one page text, plus endorsements. Exhibits slight soiling… (L14628). Learn More »

$1,400.00
Originally $2,000.00
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AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - EVANDER M. LAW, BRIGADIER GENERAL, CSA

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - EVANDER M. LAW, BRIGADIER GENERAL, CSA

Post-war letter dated “Yorkville, SC, Sept. 24, 1890. 2 pp., in ink, on lined paper bearing the letterhead of the “Office of / County School Commissioner / York, County, S.C.” This letter is… (L14625). Learn More »

$400.00
Originally $600.00

PRE-CIVIL WAR AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED — MAJOR GENERAL ALEXANDER HAYES

PRE-CIVIL WAR AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED — MAJOR GENERAL ALEXANDER HAYES

Written as a USMA Cadet. Dated Camp Totten, West Point, N.Y., July 30th 1843. Addressed to Mrs. Eliza Henderson, Mercer County PA. Red sealing wax trace, post-marked “WEST-IGINT/JULY 31/ NY”, with… (L14601). Learn More »

$450.00
Originally $650.00


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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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