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ELIZABETH CURTIS WALLACE GROUPING- BIBLE & TWO IMAGES

ELIZABETH CURTIS WALLACE GROUPING- BIBLE & TWO IMAGES

This large family Bible and images belonged to the writer of the well-known book, “Glencoe Diary: The War Time Journal of Elizabeth Curtis Wallace”, Norfolk County, Virginia. Elizabeth McIntosh… (B6099). Learn More »

ELGIN POCKET WATCH FROM GETTYSBURG RESIDENT

ELGIN POCKET WATCH FROM GETTYSBURG RESIDENT

Gold plated pocket watch made by Elgin National Watch Company in 1905. Inner works are serial numbered 11269814. Bright, white face with large roman numerals (marking hours) and smaller Arabic numbers… (635-130). Learn More »

$135.00
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CIVIL WAR-ERA EAGLE CANE WITH POST-WAR INSCRIPTION

CIVIL WAR-ERA EAGLE CANE WITH POST-WAR INSCRIPTION

Patented Dec. 23, 1862. Black varnished wooden cane, 34.75” in overall length, topped with handsome silver plated brass eagle with U.S. flag in beak, with winding serpent below, brass plated tip.… (344-1884). Learn More »

$550.00
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FRAMED HANDKERCHIEF AND IMAGES OF ROBERT F. BURRILL, 74TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

FRAMED HANDKERCHIEF AND IMAGES OF ROBERT F. BURRILL, 74TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

Handkerchief was carried throughout the Civil War by Robert Burrill. Also in the frame are two images of Burrill, one a tintype as a soldier, and the other as an older bearded gentleman. Handkerchief… (377-10). Learn More »

UPTON’S INFANTRY TACTICS ID’D TO WEST GREENWICH CADETS [RHODE ISLAND]

UPTON’S INFANTRY TACTICS ID’D TO WEST GREENWICH CADETS [RHODE ISLAND]

Blue cloth covered hardbound book that meas. approx. 4.00 x 5.75 inches and runs 392 pages. Full title is “A NEW SYSTEM OF INFANTRY TACTICS DOUBLE AND SINGLE RANK ADAPTED TO AMERICAN TOPOGRAPHY AND… (128-1078). Learn More »

UNIT ROSTER FOR BATTERY B 1ST REGIMENT NEW YORK LIGHT ARTILLERY

UNIT ROSTER FOR BATTERY B 1ST REGIMENT NEW YORK LIGHT ARTILLERY

Very colorful register. Measures 18” x 24”. Large colorful American eagle at the top with scenes of horse life, soldier life, battles, etc. below. Center column has a listing of the company… (344-3235). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED FLASK, 13TH U.S. INFANTRY

IDENTIFIED FLASK, 13TH U.S. INFANTRY

Personal flask of Frank. P. Muhlenberg of the 13th United States Infantry. This is a wicker-covered glass flask. Inked onto the wicker on the front is a large “13” over some scroll work. Under… (377-12). Learn More »

SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL FOR CAPTAIN RICHARD D. TOWNSEND OF THE 9TH AND 124TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL FOR CAPTAIN RICHARD D. TOWNSEND OF THE 9TH AND 124TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

Colorful pre-printed memorial measures approx. 19” x 26”. Large wing spread American eagle at the top with stars, riband, arrows, shield & olive branches. Center shield with details of his… (344-3236). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED GROUP, 126TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY / P.O.W.

IDENTIFIED GROUP, 126TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY / P.O.W.

This group consists of three photos, a handmade spoon, and a soldier’s identification disc. The soldier was Allen C. McGrath of Chambersburg, PA.  The three images are all post-Civil War era. Two… (M25131). Learn More »

$1,500.00
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BIBLE OWNED BY CADET R.G. WITHERS, V.M.I., 1878

BIBLE OWNED BY CADET R.G. WITHERS, V.M.I., 1878

Brown leather covered Bible is embossed with a decorative design and gold lettering that reads, “CADET R.G. WITHERS, V.M.I., JULY 4TH 1878”. First page of Bible is inscribed in period ink,… (846-75). Learn More »

SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL TO PVT. LUTHER McILVAIN OF CO. G, 101ST PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL TO PVT. LUTHER McILVAIN OF CO. G, 101ST PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

Colorful testimonial “presented by Comrade McIlwain to his wife Mattie E. and daughter Bertha K. Dettinger Aug 1909”. Meas. 22” x 28”. Very fine condition in the original walnut stained frame.… (30-2033). Learn More »

$250.00
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LIBBY LIFE: EXPERIENCES OF A PRISONER OF WAR IN RICHMOND, VA., 1863-64

LIBBY LIFE: EXPERIENCES OF A PRISONER OF WAR IN RICHMOND, VA., 1863-64

By Lieutenant Colonel F.F. Cavada—[an officer of the 114th PA Infy, captured at Gettysburg, July 2nd1863] Published by King & Baird, Philadelphia: 1864. Front eps presentation, in ink: “R. D.… (897-50). Learn More »

$90.00
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GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO AN OFFICER IN ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER REGIMENTS IN THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, THE 124TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO AN OFFICER IN ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER REGIMENTS IN THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, THE 124TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

The items here presented belonged to John B. Stanbrough of the 124th New York Infantry also known as "The Orange Blossoms." They are well known for the stand they made here at the top of the… (480-132). Learn More »

$7,500.00
Originally $8,500.00

IDENTIFIED SOLDIER’S PRAYER BOOK

IDENTIFIED SOLDIER’S PRAYER BOOK

Small soldier’s prayer book, approximately 3” x 4 ½” and 63 pages.  Published by the Protestant Episcopal Book Society in Philadelphia. Paper covers show moderate wear just from age and use.… (897-120). Learn More »

$95.00
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RELIC SOLDIERS’ STENCIL, 103RD PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

RELIC SOLDIERS’ STENCIL, 103RD PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

This is an excavated stencil made of brass. The stencil reads: “J. G. STEVENS. Co. G. 103d Pa V.” There are no cracks or missing letters.  This is in excellent condition.  Nice green patina. … (408-199). Learn More »

$795.00
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POCKET DIARY OF SGT. AARON E. KILMER, 17TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

POCKET DIARY OF SGT. AARON E. KILMER, 17TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

This is a leather-bound pocket diary measuring about 3 ½” x 5 ½”. The covers and spine are very beat up with the spine being taped.  This journal was kept by Sergeant Aaron E. Kilmer of Company… (516-23). Learn More »

REVISED ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861 NAMED TO 120th NEW YORK ADJUTANT

REVISED ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861 NAMED TO 120th NEW YORK ADJUTANT

Volume is titled “REVISED REGULATIONS FOR THE ARMY 1861.” The book is bound in a blue cloth with an embossed spread-winged eagle with sunburst and stars at center surrounded by geometric designs.… (355-34). 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 »

GENERAL SCOTT FRAMED LAUREL LEAF, DATED DECEMBER 25, 1861

GENERAL SCOTT FRAMED LAUREL LEAF, DATED DECEMBER 25, 1861

This gold framed wreath on a background of silk was presented as a Christmas gift and reads, “TO RICHARD J. SMITH AND SISTERS, A PORTION OF THE WREATH OF LAUREL PRESENTED TO OUR BELOVED HERO… (282-405). Learn More »

ID’D ARMY REGULATIONS VOLUME RECOVERED ALONG THE RETREAT ROUTE FROM GETTYSBURG – NAMED TO TWO SOLDIERS

ID’D ARMY REGULATIONS VOLUME RECOVERED ALONG THE RETREAT ROUTE FROM GETTYSBURG – NAMED TO TWO SOLDIERS

Volume is titled “REVISED REGULATIONS FOR THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES 1861” and is dated 1861. The book is bound in blue cloth with an embossed spread-winged eagle with sunburst and stars at… (516-35). Learn More »


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RARE CASED CIVIL WAR PERIOD EMBALMING SURGEON’S CHEMICAL BOTTLES

During the early part of the Civil War it was the Embalming Surgeons that performed the embalming procedure. Most of the men were military surgeons, some were civilian surgeons that took up the trade and became Embalming Surgeons. Dr. Thomas Holmes,… (M25239). Learn More »

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