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PRINTED CONFEDERATE GENERAL ORDER #155 OF NOVEMBER 28, 1863

PRINTED CONFEDERATE GENERAL ORDER #155 OF NOVEMBER 28, 1863

Printed General Order deals with accounting details for detachments from regiments who need forage for their animals but do not have a Quartermaster with them. Order is printed on heavy paper stock… (998-345). Learn More »

TOUCHING LETTER FROM 111TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER TO THE SISTER OF A MORTALLY WOUNDED COMRADE

TOUCHING LETTER FROM 111TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER TO THE SISTER OF A MORTALLY WOUNDED COMRADE

4 page letter in pencil written by Henry Hatch and dated January 25, 1863, written to Miss Atkinson, sister of Christopher S. Atkinson, who was mortally wounded at Cedar Mountain, VA on August 9,… (1054-2251). 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »


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SET OF BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - OEUVRES DE BLAISE PASCAL

A Paris: Chez Lefevre, Libraire, Rue de L’Epeon N.6, 1819. French language edition, five volumes in full leather. Gilt ruled spines and decorative design. Black leather title and author labels stamped in gilt. Each volume bears title page… (959-01). Learn More »

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