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19th NEW YORK & CONFEDERATE “CLEANED & REPAIRED” MODEL 1862 JOSLYN CARBINE

19th NEW YORK & CONFEDERATE “CLEANED & REPAIRED” MODEL 1862 JOSLYN CARBINE

This Joslyn carbine Model 1862 used a pivoting breechblock system invented and patented by Massachusetts gun designer Benjamin Franklin Joslyn in 1855. Under his June 1862 government contract, the… (2020-471). Learn More »

CAPTURED INSCRIBED COLT POCKET REVOLVER IN A CONFEDERATE HOLSTER

CAPTURED INSCRIBED COLT POCKET REVOLVER IN A CONFEDERATE HOLSTER

This 5-inch Colt pocket revolver is inscribed on the backstrap, “T. R. MATHEWS CHADWICK LT INF.” Mathews received the revolver shortly before setting out on the Peninsular Campaign in 1862, where… (846-192). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED SHARPS RIFLE – HENRY ZELLER, 39TH NEW YORK INFANTRY & 6TH US VETERAN VOLUNTEERS; WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG!

IDENTIFIED SHARPS RIFLE – HENRY ZELLER, 39TH NEW YORK INFANTRY & 6TH US VETERAN VOLUNTEERS; WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG!

Zeller’s rifle, serial number C,38247, is in the standard configuration of the Sharps “New Model 1863” rifles purchased by the Army to arm Hancock’s First Veteran Army Corps with modern… (600-09). Learn More »

$4,550.00
Originally $4,950.00

IDENTIFIED SILVER PLATED MODEL 1849 POCKET COLT MADE IN EARLY 1857P ID'D TO NEW YORK SERGEANT

IDENTIFIED SILVER PLATED MODEL 1849 POCKET COLT MADE IN EARLY 1857

This pocket Colt has a serial number of 132954 that matches throughout including the wedge pin. It is silver plated throughout. The octagonal barrel is 4.00 inches long and with light scattered wear… (362-681). Learn More »

$2,500.00
Originally $3,250.00

WILLIAM GLAZE PALMETTO ARMORY COMMERCIAL RIFLE OF SAMUEL HART, 1st SERGEANT CO. B, 1st SOUTH CAROLINA RESERVES, “THE CHARLESTON GUARD.”

WILLIAM GLAZE PALMETTO ARMORY COMMERCIAL RIFLE OF SAMUEL HART, 1st SERGEANT CO. B, 1st SOUTH CAROLINA RESERVES, “THE CHARLESTON GUARD.”

This is a very scarce example of a privately purchased rifle (or technically a rifled musket) made by William Glaze and his Palmetto Armory for private sale to the South Carolina militia just before… (766-1182). Learn More »

NICE CONDITIONED CIVIL WAR 2ND MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO 11TH INDIANA CAVALRY SOLDIER

NICE CONDITIONED CIVIL WAR 2ND MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO 11TH INDIANA CAVALRY SOLDIER

The overall length of the carbine is 36.50 inches. The barrel is octagon at the breech and round along the rest of its length for a total of 20.00 inches. It was originally blued but is now turning a… (172-5528). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ALTERED MISSISSIPPI RIFLE ID’D TO MEMBER OF 62ND VIRGINIA MOUNTED INFANTRY

CONFEDERATE ALTERED MISSISSIPPI RIFLE ID’D TO MEMBER OF 62ND VIRGINIA MOUNTED INFANTRY

At the beginning of the American Civil War nearly 20,000 US M-1841 “Mississippi” rifles were in the arsenals within the states that had seceded to form the Confederacy. (see Murphy & Madaus… (88-43). Learn More »

$3,500.00
ON HOLD

INSCRIBED LOW-NUMBER FLUTED COLT ARMY OF CONFEDERATE LT. JOHN ALLAN, ADJUTANT 6th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, KILLED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG

INSCRIBED LOW-NUMBER FLUTED COLT ARMY OF CONFEDERATE LT. JOHN ALLAN, ADJUTANT 6th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, KILLED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG

Until recently the battle at Fairfield was numbered among the “forgotten” cavalry engagements of Gettysburg, overshadowed by the clash on July 3 two miles east of the town behind the Union center.… (1000-440). Learn More »

MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY WITH HOLSTER IDENTIFIED TO MEMBER OF THE 16TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY WITH HOLSTER IDENTIFIED TO MEMBER OF THE 16TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

All metal surfaces are gray with only light scattered mottling. All serial numbers match except the wedge which is blank. Serial number of “77912” shows that it was manufactured in 1862. Round .44… (766-1046). Learn More »

$2,950.00
ON HOLD

SHARPS MODEL 1853 SLANT BREECH CARBINE ID’D TO JOHN GOLDEN, 6TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

SHARPS MODEL 1853 SLANT BREECH CARBINE ID’D TO JOHN GOLDEN, 6TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Sharps received only a very small US military contract for the M1853 Slant Breech Carbine, with some 250 guns being contracted for. These guns saw service with the 1st and 2nd US Dragoons on the… (490-1769). Learn More »

MODEL 1816 CONE CONVERSION MUSKET TENTATIVELY IDENTIFIED TO 30TH MISSISSIPPI SOLDIER

MODEL 1816 CONE CONVERSION MUSKET TENTATIVELY IDENTIFIED TO 30TH MISSISSIPPI SOLDIER

Musket is a smoothbore .69 single shot muzzleloader in overall good condition. The barrel has a surface that is mostly dark with streaks of lighter areas. The brass blade front sight is mounted on the… (1000-107). Learn More »

STARR PERCUSSION CARBINE NAMED TO 13TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY TROOPER

STARR PERCUSSION CARBINE NAMED TO 13TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY TROOPER

This weapon is identified by the name “W. J. MORROW” carved into the stock and by serial number through records at the National Archives. Manufactured between 1862 and 1865, the Starr percussion… (490-1599). Learn More »

INSCRIBED MODEL 1861 COLT NAVY REVOLVER

INSCRIBED MODEL 1861 COLT NAVY REVOLVER

A cap and ball percussion sidearm, this specimen is a complete Civil War Colt Model 1861 Navy revolver in very good original condition. In production from 1861 through 1873 with nearly 39,000… (945-292). Learn More »

U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1861 RIFLE MUSKET, DATED 1862 WITH ATTRIBUTION TO THE 25TH MASSACHUSETTS

U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1861 RIFLE MUSKET, DATED 1862 WITH ATTRIBUTION TO THE 25TH MASSACHUSETTS

This weapon was purchased at auction from the estate of James Drennan who served as a Lieutenant in the 25th Massachusetts Infantry. Drennan was born in Ireland and eventually settled in Worcester,… (526-44). Learn More »

$4,500.00
ON HOLD

HISTORICAL FIREARMS STOLEN FROM THE NATIONAL CIVIL WAR MUSEUM IN HARRISBURG, PA

HISTORICAL FIREARMS STOLEN FROM THE NATIONAL CIVIL WAR MUSEUM IN HARRISBURG, PA

Please click on the photograph above to view a flyer containing information regarding a Model 1860 Henry Rifle and pair of cased presentation Colt Revolvers identified to Secretary of War Simon…. Learn More »


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FANTASTIC FRAMED DRAWING OF THE BATTLE OF DRAINSVILLE DONE BY GETTYSBURG CARTOGRAPHER EMMOR B. COPE

This wonderful and detailed drawing shows the meeting engagement on December 20, 1861 between a brigade of Pennsylvania Reserve regiments under Brig. Gen. E. O. C. Ord and a mixed Confederate force led by Gen. J. E. B. Stuart. The scene was drawn by… (1054-2733). Learn More »

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