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SOLDIER CORRESPONDENCE - CORPORAL JOHN P. ANDERSON, CO. “L”, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

SOLDIER CORRESPONDENCE - CORPORAL JOHN P. ANDERSON, CO. “L”, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Seven letters from Corporal Anderson to brother-in–law Elwood Harrar, No. 213 Market Street/Philadelphia, PA, dated 9/28/1862, 10/28/1862, 2/26/1863, 11/22/1863, 1/1/1864, 1/13/1864, 12/27/1864.… (945-345). Learn More »

PENNSYLVANIA CIVILIAN LETTER - GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN CONTENT

PENNSYLVANIA CIVILIAN LETTER - GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN CONTENT

Letter from “Lee” to “Dear Annie”. Dated “Darby [PA], July 2, 1863”.  4 pp., in ink, on unlined paper., 5 x 8”. Exhibits light fold-marks. Else VG and entirely legible. Writing from… (801-380). Learn More »

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1862 SCOUTING REPORT OF THE CURRENT RIVER WRITTEN BY 2ND LT. HERBERT REED, 3RD MISSOURI CAVALRY – KILLED IN ACTION AT THE BATTLE OF BAYOU FOURCHE, AK

1862 SCOUTING REPORT OF THE CURRENT RIVER WRITTEN BY 2ND LT. HERBERT REED, 3RD MISSOURI CAVALRY – KILLED IN ACTION AT THE BATTLE OF BAYOU FOURCHE, AK

A historical report covering a scouting expedition by 50 men of Company “E” of the 3rd Missouri Calvary, led by 2nd Lieutenant Herbert Reed. Reed enlisted on 10/1/61 at St. Louis, MO as a 2nd Lt.… (746-16). 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 »

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 »

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 »

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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