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LETTER GROUP RELATED TO GETTYSBURG CASUALTY PRIVATE JAMES H. BARKHUFF, CO. “H”, 134TH NEW YORK INFANTRY – WOUNDED IN ACTION IN THE “BRICKYARD”/COSTER AVENUE FIGHT ON 7/1/1863, DIED 9/22/1863

LETTER GROUP RELATED TO GETTYSBURG CASUALTY PRIVATE JAMES H. BARKHUFF, CO. “H”, 134TH NEW YORK INFANTRY – WOUNDED IN ACTION IN THE “BRICKYARD”/COSTER AVENUE FIGHT ON 7/1/1863, DIED 9/22/1863

Consisting of three letters, one from Private Barkhuff to an uncle Henry Mickle sent prior to the Gettysburg, dated “Camp near Stafford Court House House / May 9th 1863.” One page in ink on… (224-501). Learn More »

1898 VARINA JEFFERSON DAVIS ALS ON THE DEATH OF HER DAUGHTER

1898 VARINA JEFFERSON DAVIS ALS ON THE DEATH OF HER DAUGHTER

2 pp., in ink on mourning paper, to a committee consisting of Mrs. J. Pinckney Smith, Chairwoman; Mrs. Edgar Farrar; Mrs. S.R. Mallory; Miss Olivia Freret; and Mrs. Cora L. Richardson, Corresponding… (337-231). Learn More »

CHRISTMAS DAY 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS PARENTS

CHRISTMAS DAY 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS PARENTS

Dated “Camp near Nashville Dec. 25th 1862. A double letter written to his parents. 4 pp. in pencil on unlined paper, 5 x 8.” Exhibits fold-marks and light staining. Else VG & entirely legible.… (945-400). Learn More »

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

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

Dated “Camp near Bowling Green Ky Dec. 20 1862.” Addressed to father, J.F. Kreps. 3 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 5 x 8.” Exhibits fold-marks & very fold-line soiling of rear page. Else Vg… (945-399). Learn More »

$135.00
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DECEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS BROTHER FRANK (77TH PA INF.)

DECEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS BROTHER FRANK (77TH PA INF.)

Dated “Camp near Munsfordsville, Ky Dec. 12th 1862.” Addressed brother Frank Kreps [77th PA Infantry]. 3 pp in ink on unlined paper, 5 x 8.” Exhibits fold-marks & lightly soiled blank rear… (945-398). Learn More »

$135.00
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DECEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS BROTHER GEORGE

DECEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS BROTHER GEORGE

Dated “Camp near Louisville, Ky Dec. 1, 1862.” Addressed to brother George Kreps. 4 pp. in ink on lined paper, 6.75 x 8.25.” Exhibits fold-marks, front page lightly soiled, else VG &… (945-397). Learn More »

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

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

Dated “Camp near Louisville, Ky Nov. 18th 1862.” 4 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 6.625 x 8.25.” Exhibits slight soiling of rear page. Else VG & entirely legible. In protective sleeve. Note:… (945-396). Learn More »

$150.00
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DECEMBER 1862 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER

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

Dated “Camp near Louisville Dec. 4 1862.” Addressed to father, J.F. Kreps. 4 pp. in ink on lined paper, 6.75 x 8.25.” Exhibits fold-marks and light smudges on rear page. Else VG and entirely… (945-395). Learn More »

$150.00
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LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION BY GENERAL SHERMAN FOR GENERAL E.W. RICE, WOUNDED SEVEN TIMES, REGIMENTAL, BRIGADE, AND DIVISION COMMANDER

LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION BY GENERAL SHERMAN FOR GENERAL E.W. RICE, WOUNDED SEVEN TIMES, REGIMENTAL, BRIGADE, AND DIVISION COMMANDER

This signed letter by General Sherman in his own hand is nicely presented in an old frame, probably dating about 1900, and matted next to an engraved portrait of Sherman. The lower edge of the mat… (490-2357). Learn More »

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 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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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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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 »

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 »


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U.S. 1859 PATTERN DRAGOON/ CAVALRY SADDLE BLANKET

AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE PATTERN OF THIS BLANKET!!!!! Only two specimens are known to exist, one located in the collection at the National Park Service museum here in Gettysburg and this newly found example shown here. First issued with the Mc… (M24473). Learn More »

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