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DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

This whimsical, real Easter egg was apparently a gift from a member of the 15th PA cavalry to Samuel A. Henderson. Suspicion naturally settles on George Henderson of Companies C and A as the maker,… (945-516). Learn More »

STRANDS OF PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

STRANDS OF PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

8" X 10", double matted in handsome suede, unframed, highlighted with a copy photo of Lincoln seated, with strands of Lincoln's hair encased. The strands of hair are covered with magnified covers to… (M26450). Learn More »

$295.00
ON HOLD

RARE CONFEDERATE PUBLISHED POCKET TESTAMENT BY THE CONFEDERATE STATES BIBLE SOCIETY, AUGUSTA GA, PRINTED IN ATLANTA 1862 – PICKED UP BY CHARLES DEARING, 16TH MAINE

RARE CONFEDERATE PUBLISHED POCKET TESTAMENT BY THE CONFEDERATE STATES BIBLE SOCIETY, AUGUSTA GA, PRINTED IN ATLANTA 1862 – PICKED UP BY CHARLES DEARING, 16TH MAINE

Measuring 3.25 by 5 inches, this is an extremely scarce Confederate pocket testament printed by “Wood, Hanleiter Rice & Co.” in Atlanta in 1862 for the “Confederate States Bible Society /… (766-1100). Learn More »

$3,500.00
Originally $3,950.00

GOLD PRESENTATION MEMORIAL MEDAL FOR GENERAL JOHN A. LOGAN

GOLD PRESENTATION MEMORIAL MEDAL FOR GENERAL JOHN A. LOGAN

Mounted on a black mourning ribbon this beautiful gold medal has a pin-back upper bar and also a small spring clasp for wear as a watch fob. The upper bar has a floral scroll at top and concave ends,… (30-2208). Learn More »

BIBLE PRESENTED BY JOHN S. MOSBY TO A.D. PAYNE, A MAN HE LATER CHALLENGED TO A DUEL

BIBLE PRESENTED BY JOHN S. MOSBY TO A.D. PAYNE, A MAN HE LATER CHALLENGED TO A DUEL

A very interesting memento of two former Confederate cavalry officers who nearly turned politics into a blood sport. The bible is octavo, roughly 6 by 10 by 2.5 inches, bound in worn bluish-black… (846-191). Learn More »

A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

This attractive 11” x 14” unframed display features a 1 3/4” x 1 3/4” piece of coverlet that was owned by Colonel Elijah W. Penny who had service in three Indiana Union regiments and was… (M25312). Learn More »

STRANDS OF PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

STRANDS OF PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S HAIR

8" X 10", double matted in handsome suede, unframed, highlighted with a copy photo of Lincoln seated, with strands of Lincoln's hair encased. The strands of hair are covered with magnified covers to… (1054-2104). Learn More »

$295.00
ON HOLD

ABSTRACT OF INFANTRY TACTICS…OF THE UNITED STATES, ID’D TO PRIVATE DAVID WOOD LACY, 7TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY

ABSTRACT OF INFANTRY TACTICS…OF THE UNITED STATES, ID’D TO PRIVATE DAVID WOOD LACY, 7TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY

Owner inscription in pencil, rear eps—“Mr. David W. Lacy book/ Oak Park/ Madison County/ Virginia.” Published by Moss & Brother, Philadelphia, 1856. 138 pp., diagrams. Brown buckram with… (846-163). Learn More »

CS ARMY REGULATIONS CARRIED BY CAPTAIN BENTON H. MILLER, 59th GEORGIA, WOUNDED AND CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG, AND PHOTOGRAPHED WHILE CONVALESCING THERE AT CAMP LETTERMAN HOSPITAL

CS ARMY REGULATIONS CARRIED BY CAPTAIN BENTON H. MILLER, 59th GEORGIA, WOUNDED AND CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG, AND PHOTOGRAPHED WHILE CONVALESCING THERE AT CAMP LETTERMAN HOSPITAL

This copy of the “Army Regulations / Army of the Confederate States …. Also Articles of War,” was published by Gaulding & Whitaker, “Intelligencer Print,” Atlanta, GA. 1861, and is… (846-172). Learn More »

REGULATIONS FOR THE ARMY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES, AUTHORIZED EDITION, ID’D TO CAPTAIN JOSEPH McREE, 3RD GEORGIA INFANTRY- WOUNDED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG, KILLED IN ACTION AT THE CRATER

REGULATIONS FOR THE ARMY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES, AUTHORIZED EDITION, ID’D TO CAPTAIN JOSEPH McREE, 3RD GEORGIA INFANTRY- WOUNDED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG, KILLED IN ACTION AT THE CRATER

Owner inscription rear eps in pencil - “J. McRee/ J.J. McRee/ 3rd GA. Regt.” Published by West & Johnson, Richmond, 1862. 420 pp., ills., diagrams. Brown calf, marbled boards, 7.5 x 4.75”,… (846-162). Learn More »

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

DAN SICKLES’ 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… (2020-379). Learn More »

$2,750.00
ON HOLD

PRESENTATION BIBLE FROM THE FEMALE BIBLE SOCIETY OF GETTYSBURG; DIE BIBEL [GERMAN], OBER DIE GANZE HEILIGE SCRIFT DES ALTERN UND NEUN TESTAMENTS

PRESENTATION BIBLE FROM THE FEMALE BIBLE SOCIETY OF GETTYSBURG; DIE BIBEL [GERMAN], OBER DIE GANZE HEILIGE SCRIFT DES ALTERN UND NEUN TESTAMENTS

NACH DR. MARTIN LUTHER’S UEBERFEKUNG. Published in Philadelphia and New York, 1838. Presentation copy with the following front endpaper inscription, in ink: “Presented to Mrs. Shorter by the… (1054-2156). Learn More »

PAIR OF DIARIES IDENTIFIED TO 15TH CONNECTICUT SOLDIER

PAIR OF DIARIES IDENTIFIED TO 15TH CONNECTICUT SOLDIER

This pair of diaries was kept by Private Henry Denton Pardew of Company F, 15th Connecticut Volunteers. The first diary covers 1864 and the second 1865. Most entries are in period ink and are several… (846-197). Learn More »

GROUP OF RELICS (INCLUDING A FIRED MINIE BALL WITH WHICH THE SUBJECT WAS WOUNDED) AND DOCUMENTS ID’D TO 4TH SOUTH CAROLINA CAVALRY LIEUTENANT WHO TOOK PART IN WADE HAMPTON’S FAMOUS “BEEFSTEAK RAID”

GROUP OF RELICS (INCLUDING A FIRED MINIE BALL WITH WHICH THE SUBJECT WAS WOUNDED) AND DOCUMENTS ID’D TO 4TH SOUTH CAROLINA CAVALRY LIEUTENANT WHO TOOK PART IN WADE HAMPTON’S FAMOUS “BEEFSTEAK RAID”

This small lot contains four wartime Confederate documents, one post-war letter written by a Confederate veteran and a tin box with a note stating that the relics found inside belonged to Thomas… (846-194). Learn More »

$1,950.00
ON HOLD

EXCAVATED PEWTER IDENTIFICATION TAG FOR MEMBER OF 11TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

EXCAVATED PEWTER IDENTIFICATION TAG FOR MEMBER OF 11TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

This is an excavated “WAR OF 1861” style identification tag made of pewter. The soldier named on the tag is Leonard F. Tukesbury, 11th Massachusetts Infantry. The piece is in good condition for… (M26068). Learn More »

RAZOR & CASE ID’D TO 15th OHIO ANDERSONVILLE PRISONER

RAZOR & CASE ID’D TO 15th OHIO ANDERSONVILLE PRISONER

Black cardboard case with raised lettering that reads “WADE A. BUTCHER  / SHEFFIELD” Case is in excellent condition with only light wear. Razor is in excellent shape. Blade is marked “WADE A.… (224-497). Learn More »

FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

The day after Generals Grant and Lee met to arrange the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia the two Generals met again for a brief time under an apple tree and when the meeting was over… (30-2205). Learn More »

WARTIME DIARY, PHOTOGRAPHS AND DOCUMENTS OF PRIVATE CHARLES E. LAMB, 23TH CONNECTICUT VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

WARTIME DIARY, PHOTOGRAPHS AND DOCUMENTS OF PRIVATE CHARLES E. LAMB, 23TH CONNECTICUT VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

The first item is a leather-bound diary, dark green in color, chronicling Charles’ service from September 1862 to October 1863 in 114 written pages.  The setting begins in Waterbury, Connecticut at… (1086-01). Learn More »

$2,200.00
ON HOLD

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
SOLD

CIVIL WAR SEWING KIT OR “HOUSEWIFE” OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE, CAPTURED AT GETTYBURG

CIVIL WAR SEWING KIT OR “HOUSEWIFE” OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE, CAPTURED AT GETTYBURG

Sewing kits were essential to soldiers for minor repairs to uniforms and clothing. Not issued by the army, they were made by mothers, sisters, wives and sweethearts and were popular going-away gifts… (766-1089). Learn More »


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BOOTS STATED TO BE THOSE WORN BY GENERAL SAMUEL K. ZOOK WHEN KILLED AT GETTYSBURG & OTHER RELATED ITEMS

These boots surfaced in the collection of the late Stan Landis of Quakertown, Pennsylvania and then passed to a New York collector where they were obtained in 1975 by George Lower, owner of the well-known shop “The Gettysburg Sutler,” who then… (355-39). Learn More »

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