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BRASS STENCIL FROM 26TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

BRASS STENCIL FROM 26TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

This is a non-excavated brass stencil. Soldiers used these to mark their personal possessions. Measures approximately 3 ¼” x 1 ½”. Stencil reads, “G. H. DAVIS. Co. C. 26. NASS. R.”  One… (1054-2474). Learn More »

$695.00
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1862 POCKET TESTAMENT ATTRIBUTED TO A MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

1862 POCKET TESTAMENT ATTRIBUTED TO A MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

Item is an 1862 pocket testament in good overall condition. Volume meas. approx. 3.00 x 4.75 inches and contains the New Testament only. Covers are wrapped in brown cloth that shows some light wear… (B6207). Learn More »

$325.00
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FRAMED MEMORIAL CARD FOR CAPTAIN H.H. ROSENGRANTZ, 33RD ILL. INF.

FRAMED MEMORIAL CARD FOR CAPTAIN H.H. ROSENGRANTZ, 33RD ILL. INF.

Black memorial card shows gold gilt lettering and images. Tribute reads, “IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF CAPT. H.H. ROSENGRANTZ, CO. D, 33d ILL. INF. DIED MAY 3, 1892. AGED 54 YRS.” Below this is a… (1054-1276). Learn More »

9TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER’S STENCIL – HARRISON E. ROUND, CO. H

9TH NEW HAMPSHIRE SOLDIER’S STENCIL – HARRISON E. ROUND, CO. H

Harrison E. Round mustered into service on 12/23/63 for a term of 3 years. He enlisted as a private at the age of 22; his occupation is listed as farmer. While the 9th New Hampshire had already been… (M26064). Learn More »

THIRD VOLUME OF CAVALRY TACTICS ID’D TO 4th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY OFFICER

THIRD VOLUME OF CAVALRY TACTICS ID’D TO 4th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY OFFICER

This is volume 3 only of “CAVALRY TACTICS” published by THE War Department in 1862. It meas. approx. 4.50 x 6.00 inches and runs 111 pages with 20 fold out diagrams of evolutions and 8 foldout… (696-115). Learn More »

$145.00
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EXCELLENT IDENTIFIED GROUPING BELONGING TO CAPTAIN JOHN BOOTH, 103RD OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

EXCELLENT IDENTIFIED GROUPING BELONGING TO CAPTAIN JOHN BOOTH, 103RD OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

Excellent officer’s grouping of Captain John Booth, 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry (OVI) and his wife Sarah Booth.  This grouping consists of framed pictures, personal effects and military… (M26290). Learn More »

OUTSTANDING PAIR OF 7th MICHIGAN CAVALRY LEDGER/DIARIES  - 1ST LIEUTENANT JAMES W. BENTLEY, REGIMENTAL COMMISSARY OFFICER

OUTSTANDING PAIR OF 7th MICHIGAN CAVALRY LEDGER/DIARIES - 1ST LIEUTENANT JAMES W. BENTLEY, REGIMENTAL COMMISSARY OFFICER

Lieutenant Bentley’s diaries contain his narrative of 7th Michigan regimental service between June 30, 1863, and April 17, 1864.  These diaries came in to The Horse Soldier along with a group of… (766-1045). Learn More »

ID’D CONFEDERATE BLANKET, 2ND VIRGINIA CAVALRY

ID’D CONFEDERATE BLANKET, 2ND VIRGINIA CAVALRY

Here is a rare opportunity to own an original Confederate blanket that is also Id’d. Blanket belonged to Private William C. Bradley, a soldier in Co. “B”, 2nd Virginia Cavalry. Tan colored… (973-03). Learn More »

$2,750.00
Originally $3,250.00
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LADDER BADGE ID’D TO JOHN W. SMITH, 58TH OHIO INFANTRY

LADDER BADGE ID’D TO JOHN W. SMITH, 58TH OHIO INFANTRY

Here is a handsome, post-war suspension badge owned by Sgt. John W. Smith. Smith, a farmer by occupation, stood 5’8” tall and had a dark complexion, brown hair and brown eyes; he was 20 years old… (1019-01). Learn More »

PRE-WWII 116th INFANTRY FOOTLOCKER IDENTIFIED TO R.P. LACY, Co. F

PRE-WWII 116th INFANTRY FOOTLOCKER IDENTIFIED TO R.P. LACY, Co. F

A pre-World War Two era army footlocker in good condition, olive drab in color with an owner’s name painted in white on the top: “R.P. Lacy / Scottsburg, VA” at left, and “Co. F / 116th… (945-364). Learn More »

FABRIC FROM THE CHAIR OF PRESIDENT JEFFERSON DAVIS TAKEN DURING THE FALL OF RICHMOND

FABRIC FROM THE CHAIR OF PRESIDENT JEFFERSON DAVIS TAKEN DURING THE FALL OF RICHMOND

11” by 14” unframed display with a piece of fabric from Jefferson Davis’s Presidential chair in the Confederate House of Representatives. Included are copied photos of President Davis and the… (M20366). Learn More »

PLEASANT READING FOR OUR SOLDIERS

PLEASANT READING FOR OUR SOLDIERS

Religious and charitable societies devoted energy and money into purchasing or publishing inspirational and wholesome reading material for soldiers in camp or hospital. Many barracks were supplied… (998-664). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED COPY OF THE US ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861 – LT. COLONEL JAMES DUNCAN GRAHAM

IDENTIFIED COPY OF THE US ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861 – LT. COLONEL JAMES DUNCAN GRAHAM

Blue cloth bound with gilt blind-stamped spine. Very nice period ink inscription inside the front cover: J.D. Graham Lt. Colonel U.S. Army / Stationed at Detroit, Mich. October 1861. (And below that… (998-602). Learn More »

1860 POLYGLOTT BIBLE PRESENTED BY GROVE FEMALE INSTITUTE, WOOSTER, OHIO

1860 POLYGLOTT BIBLE PRESENTED BY GROVE FEMALE INSTITUTE, WOOSTER, OHIO

Bible has brown leather cover with gold embossing. Gold lettering on front cover reads, “MISS EMILY H. ROBINSON. JULY 2ND 1861.” Back cover reads, “WHO TEACHETH LIKE CHRIST.”  Inside of cover… (B6174). Learn More »

$175.00
Originally $225.00

1852 MANUAL OF BAYONET EXERCISE BY GEORGE McCLELLAN IDENTIFIED TO 20TH NEW YORK STATE MILITIA / 80TH NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

1852 MANUAL OF BAYONET EXERCISE BY GEORGE McCLELLAN IDENTIFIED TO 20TH NEW YORK STATE MILITIA / 80TH NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

This volume was written by George B. McClellan, and was printed by order of the War Department for use of the United States Army. It is a first edition that was published in Philadelphia in 1852. At… (B4915). Learn More »

$895.00
Originally $995.00

IDENTIFIED COPY OF McCLELLAN’S MANUAL OF BAYONET EXERCISE

IDENTIFIED COPY OF McCLELLAN’S MANUAL OF BAYONET EXERCISE

A good copy of McClellan’s bayonet manual identified to Lyman and William Ormsby of New York. Cloth covers, blind-stamped with an American eagle. “Lyman Ormsby / Capt. Co. I 22nd NY Vol” at top… (998-663). Learn More »

DAN SICKLES’S OWN COPY OF THE 1858 NEW YORK STATE MILITIA REGULATIONS

DAN SICKLES’S OWN COPY OF THE 1858 NEW YORK STATE MILITIA REGULATIONS

These are the official regulations for the state’s forces on the eve of the Civil War and were owned by one of the most famous or infamous Gettysburg commanders. Nicely bound in marbled covers… (998-969). Learn More »

GENERAL WILCOX’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE NINTH CORPS PRESERVED BY JOHN M. DEANE, ALONG WITH ONE OF HIS ISSUE CORPS BADGES - MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER FROM MASSACHUSETTS

GENERAL WILCOX’S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE NINTH CORPS PRESERVED BY JOHN M. DEANE, ALONG WITH ONE OF HIS ISSUE CORPS BADGES - MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER FROM MASSACHUSETTS

John M. Deane was proud of his war service and preserved a wonderful archive of material. He rose from Lieutenant to Major, serving at the very first call for troops in the 3rd Mass Volunteer Militia… (1041-64). Learn More »

RARE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CLOTH CORPS BADGE FROM THE ARCHIVE OF JOHN M. DEANE - 3rd and 29th MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER

RARE ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR CLOTH CORPS BADGE FROM THE ARCHIVE OF JOHN M. DEANE - 3rd and 29th MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER

Civil War corps badges can be a minefield for the collector and cloth badges are especially hard to judge. Here is one that you can sleep at night owning. This comes from the archive of material… (1041-56). Learn More »

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

Modern wood frame with a double blue mat divided into two sections. The right section has a very large overcoat button designed by and made for Major General Philip Kearny. The button face is… (523-73). Learn More »


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FRAMED HALF-PLATE TINTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH BOWIE KNIFE & REVOLVER

This is a period tintype copy of an unidentified Confederate soldier proudly displaying his bowie knife and revolver. He is wearing a shell jacket and kepi. The brass buttons and guard of the knife have been highlighted in gold by the photographer.… (846-106). Learn More »

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