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PAPER AND PHOTO GROUP OF 103RD OHIO SOLDIER, MUSICIAN RHESA HOUGHTON

PAPER AND PHOTO GROUP OF 103RD OHIO SOLDIER, MUSICIAN RHESA HOUGHTON

Lot contains the following:   1.) Letter in period ink from Rhesa Houghton to Lester C. Cook reads. Spencer, Aug. 5th, 1862 Dear Friend Lester, I take my pen to let you know that I intend to enlist… (172-2147). Learn More »

$450.00
Originally $595.00

STAFF OFFICER LETTER - CONFEDERATE CORPS OF ENGINEERS—CAPT. R. P. ROWLEY

STAFF OFFICER LETTER - CONFEDERATE CORPS OF ENGINEERS—CAPT. R. P. ROWLEY

Dated “Hd Qrs Eng. Dept A.T/ Oct. 13 1863”. Addressed “Capt. R.P. Rowley/ Eng. In charge Chickamauga”. 1pp., in ink, on lined paper, 8 x 9.5”. Exhibits fold-marks, w/paper & ink lightly… (766-73). Learn More »

STAFF OFFICER LETTER - CONFEDERATE CORPS OF ENGINEERS—CAPT. R. P. ROWLEY

STAFF OFFICER LETTER - CONFEDERATE CORPS OF ENGINEERS—CAPT. R. P. ROWLEY

Dated “Bird’s Mill October 15 1863.” 1 pp., in ink, 9.75 x 8”. Exhibits fold-marks, paper and ink lightly yellowed and faded, light chipping of right and lower margins. Else VG and entirely… (766-70). Learn More »

ARMY OF TENNESSEE STAFF LETTER - CONFEDERATE CORPS OF ENGINEERS, CAPT. R.P. ROWLEY

ARMY OF TENNESSEE STAFF LETTER - CONFEDERATE CORPS OF ENGINEERS, CAPT. R.P. ROWLEY

Dated “Hd Qrs Engineer Dept. A.T./ Chattanooga, Tenn./ July 29 1863/ Special Orders/ No. 53”” 2 pp., in ink, 6.5 x 7.75”. Exhibits fold-marks, w/chipping & light mount stain along right… (766-71). Learn More »

1863 CONFEDERATE CORPS OF ENGINEERS ANS – STEPHEN PRESSTMAN, CHIEF ENGINEER, ARMY OF THE TENNESEE

1863 CONFEDERATE CORPS OF ENGINEERS ANS – STEPHEN PRESSTMAN, CHIEF ENGINEER, ARMY OF THE TENNESEE

Dated “Hd Qrs A. T.  Sept. 21, 1863.” 1 pp., in pencil, 5.75 x 4.75”.  Exhibits fold-marks, mounting stain along right margin. Else VG and entirely legible. In protective sleeve, accompanied… (766-69). Learn More »

SOLDIER LETTER WRITTEN BY WILLIAM M. COOPER, 2nd PENNSYLVANIA HEAVY ARTILLERY

SOLDIER LETTER WRITTEN BY WILLIAM M. COOPER, 2nd PENNSYLVANIA HEAVY ARTILLERY

Letter is dated April 5, 1865. This contains a narrative about battle experiences and the latest happenings of the armies. Letter has fold marks and has yellowed with age, but is in pristine… (766-77). Learn More »

1863 CONFEDERATE CORPS OF ARMY ENGINEERS LETTER – CAPT. STEPHEN W. PRESSTMAN

1863 CONFEDERATE CORPS OF ARMY ENGINEERS LETTER – CAPT. STEPHEN W. PRESSTMAN

Dated “”Hd Qrs. Engr. Dept. A.T./ Oct. 6 1863”. Addressed to “Capt. R.P. Rowley/ Engr in charge Chickamauga”. 2pp., in ink, on line paper, 8 x 4.75”. Slightly yellowed; exhibits fold-marks… (766-67). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR CORRESPONDENCE — OHIO COMMISSARY OFFICER & TWO BROTHERS, RE: BRIG. GEN. THOMAS WELCH, USA

CIVIL WAR CORRESPONDENCE — OHIO COMMISSARY OFFICER & TWO BROTHERS, RE: BRIG. GEN. THOMAS WELCH, USA

Three letters dated “New York, May 11, 1862”, “New York, Nov. 17th, 1862”, “Cincinnati, July 5, 1863.” Each letter two pages, in ink, one on lined paper, all measuring 10 x 8”. All… (362-647). Learn More »

GENERAL LLOYD TILGHMAN, CSA, PRE-CIVIL WAR AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

GENERAL LLOYD TILGHMAN, CSA, PRE-CIVIL WAR AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

From Lloyd Tilghman to R. P. Rowley. Dated “Steamer Irene/31 July” [1858]. 2 pp., in pencil, on light blue lined paper. Exhibits light yellowed fading along fold-marks, as well as interior… (766-36). Learn More »

POLICY FOR SHIPMENT OF FRAMED ITEMS

POLICY FOR SHIPMENT OF FRAMED ITEMS

Special care is required in the shipment of framed items, both modern and vintage.  Any framed item purchased can be disassembled per customer request, in order to remove the glass.  This means that…. Learn More »

1879 ALS WRITTEN BY THE COMTE DE PARIS

1879 ALS WRITTEN BY THE COMTE DE PARIS

Served on Gen. McClellan's staff. Accompanied by a cabinet card. Both items are mounted side by side in a 16 by 13 modern metal frame. The letter is dated August 8th, 1879. On the back is a complete… (552-75). Learn More »

ALS, MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE STONEMAN, DATED "SEPT. 10TH 1865"

ALS, MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE STONEMAN, DATED "SEPT. 10TH 1865"

Pre-printed form on lined paper with "Headquarters Department of Tennessee/ Knoxville, Tennessee/ 1865" letterhead. Mounted loosely on contemporary red-card paper. Measures 8 x 7.25". Text: "My dear… (486-219). Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $175.00

WAR DATE LETTER SIGNED BY GENERAL JOSEPH WHEELER

WAR DATE LETTER SIGNED BY GENERAL JOSEPH WHEELER

Letter measures 5" x 8", attesting to the good character of staff officer Capt. Warren S. Reese, in light of depredations allegedly committed by troops in his command upon Confederate citizens in the… (486-199). Learn More »

$1,000.00
Originally $1,500.00

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 »

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 »

$300.00
Originally $595.00

RARE ALEXANDER GARDNER AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

RARE ALEXANDER GARDNER AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

Dated Washington, DC 15th April, 1878. Pre-printed letter-head: "The / Washington Beneficial Endowment Association / of the District of Columbia…". One page letter written in ink on lined paper… (337-181). Learn More »

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 »

$450.00
Originally $550.00


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CONFEDERATE BUCKSHOT CARTRIDGE – AUGUSTA ARSENAL

Very scarce Confederate buckshot cartridge made at Augusta Arsenal.  These Augusta cartridges are easily recognized by the salmon-colored paper and that they are filled with 15 buckshot.  Other C.S. arsenals used 12 buckshot. Tied above and below… (286-234). Learn More »

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