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SIGNED POST-WAR CABINET CARD PHOTO OF 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIVATE & COLORED TROOPS OFFICER WHO RECEIVED THE MEDAL OF HONOR

SIGNED POST-WAR CABINET CARD PHOTO OF 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIVATE & COLORED TROOPS OFFICER WHO RECEIVED THE MEDAL OF HONOR

Image shows William H. Appleton of Company I. He wears a dark civilian suit with a white shirt and dark tie.  Bottom of the mount has a printed caption that reads “CORP’L WM. H. APPLETON, CO.… (P13704). Learn More »

FULL STANDING CDV OF 51ST PENNSYLVANIA ASSISTANT SURGEON WHO ALSO HAD NAVY SERVICE

FULL STANDING CDV OF 51ST PENNSYLVANIA ASSISTANT SURGEON WHO ALSO HAD NAVY SERVICE

Image shows a balding Union soldier posed with one hand resting on a column. He wears a dark commercial sack coat with veteran stripes on each sleeve and an id shield on his chest. He also wears a… (P14036). Learn More »

INK SIGNED CDV OF 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY TROOPER

INK SIGNED CDV OF 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY TROOPER

CDV is a three-quarter seated view of Peter J. Donnelly. He is posed sitting by a cloth covered table wearing a dark civilian suit with a white shirt and a thin black bowtie. Image has excellent… (945-141). Learn More »

INK ID BUST VIEW CDV OF GEORGE F. HEADLEY OF THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

INK ID BUST VIEW CDV OF GEORGE F. HEADLEY OF THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Nice vignette bust image of Headley in a dark civilian suit. Image is clear with excellent contrast. Mount and paper are good but the lower edge of the mount does have a dark stain as does upper right… (945-238). Learn More »

POST-WAR CABINET CARD PHOTO, COPY OF WARTIME IMAGE - 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE SURGEON

POST-WAR CABINET CARD PHOTO, COPY OF WARTIME IMAGE - 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE SURGEON

Image shows George H. Hubbard posed with his arms crossed across his chest leaning against a column where his forage cap rests. He wears a dark double-breasted frock coat with major or lieutenant… (P13798). Learn More »

WAIST UP CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JAMES DRESHLER KILLED AT CHICKAMAUGA

WAIST UP CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JAMES DRESHLER KILLED AT CHICKAMAUGA

Image shows Dreshler in the uniform of a Confederate general officer. This period copy image appears to have been heavily enhanced by the photographer highlighting some of the details of the uniform… (P14021). Learn More »

CDV OF 4TH NEW HAMPSHIRE MAJOR WHO DIED OF WOUNDS

CDV OF 4TH NEW HAMPSHIRE MAJOR WHO DIED OF WOUNDS

Nice straight on view of Major Charles W. Sawyer in a typical Napoleonic pose. He wears a dark double-breasted frock coat with major’s shoulder straps. Image is clear but has a definite sepia tone… (1054-2120). Learn More »

$225.00
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WEST VIRGINIA DISCHARGE MEDAL IDENTIFIED TO AN OFFICER WHO SERVED IN THREE REGIMENTS

WEST VIRGINIA DISCHARGE MEDAL IDENTIFIED TO AN OFFICER WHO SERVED IN THREE REGIMENTS

The medal consists of a top bar that is made up of an arched scroll that reads “HONORABLY DISCHARGED” above the intertwined letters “WV.” Suspended by a single link is a circular drop that… (M26499). Learn More »

WAR SOUVENIR VIRGINIA BIBLE FROM GEORGE W. MOWERS 21st PA CAVALRY AND 87th PA INFANTRY

WAR SOUVENIR VIRGINIA BIBLE FROM GEORGE W. MOWERS 21st PA CAVALRY AND 87th PA INFANTRY

This is a pocket-size New Testament, hard bound, with embossed cloth covers, printed in New York in 1851. It bears an ink owner’s inscription of “Miss Margaret Coles” of Manchester, Va., dated… (B6278). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED PRAYER BOOK FROM GEORGE W. MOWERS, 21st PA CAV AND 87th PA INF. POSSIBLY A GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR

IDENTIFIED PRAYER BOOK FROM GEORGE W. MOWERS, 21st PA CAV AND 87th PA INF. POSSIBLY A GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR

These small prayer books were printed and handed out to new soldiers by various religious and charitable groups and are typical of the items found in a soldier’s personal effects. This one was done… (B6276). Learn More »

$200.00
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STONE ARROWHEAD FROM MAINE, C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE COLLECTION

STONE ARROWHEAD FROM MAINE, C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE COLLECTION

A small white, stone arrowhead from the effects of Charles E. Dearing. There is no information or tag with it, but Dearing was born in Webster, Maine, and aside from a brief period in Boston and a… (766-1106). Learn More »

$25.00
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STONE ARROWHEAD FROM MAINE, C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE COLLECTION

STONE ARROWHEAD FROM MAINE, C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE COLLECTION

A small black, stone arrowhead from the effects of Charles E. Dearing. There is no information or tag with it, but Dearing was born in Webster, Maine, and aside from a brief period in Boston and a… (766-1105). Learn More »

$25.00
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CONFEDERATE IMPRINT: “HYMNS FOR THE CAMP,” RALEIGH 1864, DEDICATED TO “OUR SOLDIERS” FROM THE EFFECTS OF SERGT. C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

CONFEDERATE IMPRINT: “HYMNS FOR THE CAMP,” RALEIGH 1864, DEDICATED TO “OUR SOLDIERS” FROM THE EFFECTS OF SERGT. C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

This scarce, small pocketsize collection of hymns comes from material sent or brought home by Charles E. Dearing of the 16th Maine, which served in the First and then the Fifth Army Corps in the Army… (766-1101). Learn More »

1861 DATED BRITISH IMPORT BIBLE FOUND BY CHARLES E. DEARING IN A RICHMOND TOBACCO WAREHOUSE AS P.O.W. AFTER GETTYBURG

1861 DATED BRITISH IMPORT BIBLE FOUND BY CHARLES E. DEARING IN A RICHMOND TOBACCO WAREHOUSE AS P.O.W. AFTER GETTYBURG

Likely brought into the south through the blockade, this pocket bible is bound in brown embossed cloth, measures about 3.75 by 5.5 inches, and was printed at the Oxford University Press, and is dated… (766-1099). Learn More »

FIRST SERGEANT AND QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT CHARLES DEARING’S COPY OF RULES FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND CLEANING OF THE MODEL 1863 RIFLE MUSKET

FIRST SERGEANT AND QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT CHARLES DEARING’S COPY OF RULES FOR THE MANAGEMENT AND CLEANING OF THE MODEL 1863 RIFLE MUSKET

As first sergeant and later as quartermaster sergeant, Charles Dearing was responsible for the uniforms, equipment and arms issued to the regiment and by him to men under his command. This government… (766-1102). Learn More »

$65.00
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WEBSTER’S ARMY AND NAVY DICTIONARY INSCRIBED BY SERGEANT CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE, P.O.W. GETTYSBURG

WEBSTER’S ARMY AND NAVY DICTIONARY INSCRIBED BY SERGEANT CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE, P.O.W. GETTYSBURG

Measuring about 3 by 4 3/8 inches, this is copy of William Webster’s “Army and Navy Pocket Dictionary” is in very good condition. Copyrighted in 1863, this particular copy was printed by Mason… (766-1098). Learn More »

$150.00
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LEAF FROM “THE LAST TREE LIVING THAT WASHINGTON PLANTED AT MT. VERNON.”, A SOUVENIR BROUGHT HOME BY QM SGT. CHARLES DEARING, 16TH MAINE

LEAF FROM “THE LAST TREE LIVING THAT WASHINGTON PLANTED AT MT. VERNON.”, A SOUVENIR BROUGHT HOME BY QM SGT. CHARLES DEARING, 16TH MAINE

A nice souvenir, typical of keepsakes from travel or historical mementos: a leaf plucked or, let’s hope, just picked up, at Mount Vernon from what was purported to be the last tree living there that… (766-1108). Learn More »

$55.00
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FOUR SOUVENIR BULLETS FROM CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE, STRUCK BY A SPENT BULLET AT FREDERICKSBURG

FOUR SOUVENIR BULLETS FROM CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE, STRUCK BY A SPENT BULLET AT FREDERICKSBURG

These four Minie balls were among the mementos kept by Charles Dearing and passed down through the family. One is a Williams cleaner round with its base in place and another has been flattened by… (766-1107). Learn More »

$35.00
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POWDER HORN FROM CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

POWDER HORN FROM CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

We recently acquired the effects of Charles E. Dearing (1838-1930,) who served in the 16th Maine during the Civil War. This powder horn was among his papers, relics, and mementos and is in excellent… (766-1103). Learn More »

$35.00
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TWO IMAGES OF 16th MAINE CAMPS FROM THE PAPERS OF CHARLES E. DEARING, COMPANY B

TWO IMAGES OF 16th MAINE CAMPS FROM THE PAPERS OF CHARLES E. DEARING, COMPANY B

These are both Civil War period photographically reproduced drawings of camps of the 16th Maine, typical of images marketed to soldiers to send home as mementos. Each measures about 4.5 by 6 inches on… (766-1086). Learn More »


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MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH “MONITOR” BLADE BY M.W. GALT & BRO., WASHINGTON, D.C., PRESENTED TO LT. JOHN EXTON BY BATTERY H, 2ND PENNSYLVANIA HEAVY ARTILLERY

Manufactured: Import / Washington, D.C. Maker: Import / M.W. Galt & Bro. Year: C1863 Model: M1850 Foot Officer Size: 32.1 inch blade Import style foot officer retailed by and etched on the obverse: M. W. / Galt /& Bro. / Washington, D.C.… (870-364). Learn More »

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