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U.S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION “ARMY AND NAVY HYMN BOOK” OF GEORGE W. MOWERS, 21st PA CAVALRY AND 87th PA INFANTRY

U.S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION “ARMY AND NAVY HYMN BOOK” OF GEORGE W. MOWERS, 21st PA CAVALRY AND 87th PA INFANTRY

This is very typical of the religious and inspirational books handed out to soldiers by various religious and charitable organizations during the Civil War. This one is pocket-size, 96 pages long, and… (B6275). Learn More »

MASONIC BADGE AND LAPEL BUTTON ID’D TO MISSOURI CAVALRY OFFICER

MASONIC BADGE AND LAPEL BUTTON ID’D TO MISSOURI CAVALRY OFFICER

These two pieces come from a small group of items recently acquired that are identified to Major John W. Toppass of Missouri. The brass badge is a two-piece item. The top bar is a scroll surmounted by… (766-1059). Learn More »

$40.00
SOLD

FRAMED ESCUTCHEON FOR SOLDIER IN THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

FRAMED ESCUTCHEON FOR SOLDIER IN THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

At top center is a large, full color, spread winged eagle sitting on a fascine. His head is turned to the right and in his beak, he holds a ribbon that reads “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” In his right claw… (945-366). Learn More »

FRAMED ESCUTCHEON FOR OFFICER IN THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

FRAMED ESCUTCHEON FOR OFFICER IN THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

At top center is a large, full color, spread winged eagle sitting on a fascine. His head is turned to the right and in his beak, he holds a ribbon that reads “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” In his right claw… (945-367). Learn More »

BY-LAWS OF THE JEFFERSON GUARDS, 55th REGIMENT, VIRGINIA MILITIA,  A WAR SOUVENIR OF GEORGE W. MOWERS 21st PA CAVALRY

BY-LAWS OF THE JEFFERSON GUARDS, 55th REGIMENT, VIRGINIA MILITIA, A WAR SOUVENIR OF GEORGE W. MOWERS 21st PA CAVALRY

Mowers enlisted for six months in the 21st PA Cavalry about a week after the Battle of Gettysburg, which ravaged his town and the surrounding area. Fayetteville, where he worked in his father’s… (B6277). Learn More »

NICE PHOTO & PERSONAL ITEMS GROUP ID TO 121ST NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

NICE PHOTO & PERSONAL ITEMS GROUP ID TO 121ST NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

The below listed items all belonged to Sergeant Simeon Smith of Company E, 121st New York Infantry. The first item is a Brooks Patent writing kit in good condition. This roll-up kit is made of a… (1053-34). Learn More »

POST-CIVIL WAR LADDER BADGE OF ILLINOIS SOLDIER S.A. RIDGE, 59TH ILL. VOLS.

POST-CIVIL WAR LADDER BADGE OF ILLINOIS SOLDIER S.A. RIDGE, 59TH ILL. VOLS.

Here is a handsome, post-war, suspension ladder badge once owned by Private Samuel A. Ridge of Company “H”, 59th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, a three-year regiment.  Records show Ridge… (160-17). Learn More »

G.A.R. GOLD WATCH FOB - ID’D TO P.C. EASTMAN, CO, “E” 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE VOLS.

G.A.R. GOLD WATCH FOB - ID’D TO P.C. EASTMAN, CO, “E” 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE VOLS.

Gold watch fob is in the shape of a 5th Corps badge. It shows a raised image of a G.A.R. membership badge, with star and flag ribbon under a spread-winged eagle with crossed cannons. Engraving on… (410-481). Learn More »

GUTHRIE’S COMMENTARIES ON THE SURGERY OF THE WAR (NAPOELONIC & CRIMEAN) –DATED 1862 – IDENTIFIED TO SURGEON IN 2ND MARYLAND INFANTRY, USA

GUTHRIE’S COMMENTARIES ON THE SURGERY OF THE WAR (NAPOELONIC & CRIMEAN) –DATED 1862 – IDENTIFIED TO SURGEON IN 2ND MARYLAND INFANTRY, USA

Full title is “Commentaries on the Surgery on the War in Portugal, Spain, France, and the Netherlands, from the Battle of Rolica, in 1808, to that of Waterloo, in 1815; with Additions relating to… (1000-1635). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED COPY OF <I>MILITARY LAWS</I> – RICHMOND VA, DATED 1820

IDENTIFIED COPY OF MILITARY LAWS – RICHMOND VA, DATED 1820

Full title is “Military Laws: Containing: extracts from the Federal and State constitutions, synopsis of the organization of the militia, militia laws, of Virginia, militia laws of the United… (1000-1624). Learn More »

COMBINATION EATING UTENSIL IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE EDWARD B. MEARS, JR., CO. C, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

COMBINATION EATING UTENSIL IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE EDWARD B. MEARS, JR., CO. C, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Mears enlisted as  Private on August 22, 1862 at the age of 21 in Philadelphia. He transferred to Co. H after he was one of the mutineers before Murfreesboro, TN on December 26, 1862. He was… (945-280). Learn More »

$750.00
Originally $895.00
SOLD

WRITING DESK WITH SILVER PRESENTATION PLAQUE, ID’D TO THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA “ANDERSON” CAVALRY REGIMENT

WRITING DESK WITH SILVER PRESENTATION PLAQUE, ID’D TO THE 15TH PENNSYLVANIA “ANDERSON” CAVALRY REGIMENT

This writing desk with its silver engraved plaque is truly an item worthy of any advanced collection or museum. The desk is made of mahogany wood and meas. approx. 17.75 inches long x 10.00 inches… (945-286). Learn More »

$3,000.00
Originally $3,500.00

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 »

$1,150.00
Originally $1,450.00

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 »

$1,250.00
Originally $1,550.00

COLORFUL SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL OF JAMES SHEETS 208th PENNSYLVANIA

COLORFUL SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL OF JAMES SHEETS 208th PENNSYLVANIA

These large color lithographs were marketed to veterans as suitable mementos and testimonials of their service to the county and are the descendants of the illustrated company rosters sold by peddlers… (1053-51b). Learn More »

COPY OF VOL. 1 OF CASEY’S INFANTRY TACTICS PICKED UP FROM THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD, ID’D TO CAPT. SOLOMON T. ALLEN, 14TH VERMONT INFANTRY, STANNARD’S BRIGADE

COPY OF VOL. 1 OF CASEY’S INFANTRY TACTICS PICKED UP FROM THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD, ID’D TO CAPT. SOLOMON T. ALLEN, 14TH VERMONT INFANTRY, STANNARD’S BRIGADE

CASEY’S INFANTRY TACTICS, Vol. 1, Published by D. Van Nostrand, New York, 1992. Front endpaper owner inscription: Solomon T. Allen/ Book/ Capt. Co. I 14th Vt. Regt/ V.V. M.” (In ink, faded but… (1054-1087). Learn More »

IDENTIFICATION DISC FOR 34TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY SOLDIER

IDENTIFICATION DISC FOR 34TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY SOLDIER

Excavated, “War of 1861” style pewter “dog tag” for Charles H. Lewis. He was 31 years old when he enlisted on June 21, 1862. He joined Company C, 34th Massachusetts Infantry. He was made a… (1054-2471). Learn More »

PIECE OF FABRIC FROM ALEXANDER STEPHEN’S CHAIR WITH NOTE

PIECE OF FABRIC FROM ALEXANDER STEPHEN’S CHAIR WITH NOTE

Green and tan woven fabric is hand- sewn onto a small piece of card stock. Hand inscribed writing in period ink reads, “FROM THE REBEL STEVEN’S CHAIR, R. DAVIDS”. Fabric is triangular in shape.… (1054-2486). Learn More »

MILITARY REGISTER FOR COMPANY C, 5TH VERMONT INFANTRY

MILITARY REGISTER FOR COMPANY C, 5TH VERMONT INFANTRY

This full color register comes matted and framed and meas. approx. 21.50 inches x 27.00 inches. The frame has some age to it. The decoration on the register begins with a spread-winged eagle at top… (1054-51). Learn More »

MILITARY REGISTER FOR COMPANY E, 6TH VERMONT INFANTRY

MILITARY REGISTER FOR COMPANY E, 6TH VERMONT INFANTRY

This full color register comes in the original wood frame with wood back panels and meas. approx. 21.50 x 26.50 inches. The decoration on the register begins with a spread-winged eagle at top with a… (1054-44). Learn More »


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THEFT FROM GRAVESITE OF GEN. JOHN REYNOLDS

A large artillery shell, one of pair that sit on either side of the grave of Gen. John F. Reynolds in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, PA has been removed from the site. If anyone comes into contact with the shell or has any information regarding its… . Learn More »

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