Identified Personal Items

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GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE AT WASHINGTON COLLEGE

GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE AT WASHINGTON COLLEGE

This 11" X 14" display has a strand of Lee's hair given to Louise R. Thoms by Lee in 1869 as well as a small piece of the leather from Lee's chair in his chapel office at Washington College when the… (M25105). Learn More »

IVORY HANDLED CANE ID’D TO GEORGE H. STUART, MARKED LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN

IVORY HANDLED CANE ID’D TO GEORGE H. STUART, MARKED LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN

Cane is made of wood which has been stained a dark brown color. Top of cane has a brass ring with ivory handle. Etched on one side of the handle is “GEORGE H. STUART, LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN DECEMBER 21,… (344-1885). Learn More »

DUG SILVER 18TH CORPS ID BADGE FOR 98TH NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED IN ACTION

DUG SILVER 18TH CORPS ID BADGE FOR 98TH NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED IN ACTION

Silver 18th Corps badge identified to Private Joseph Laclair of Company H, 98th New York Infantry, recovered in the greater Richmond area. Badge meas. approx. 1.75 x 1.75 inches. In both the upper and… (883-20). Learn More »

STRAND OF MARY SURRATT’S HAIR – LINCOLN ASSASSINATION CONSPIRATOR

STRAND OF MARY SURRATT’S HAIR – LINCOLN ASSASSINATION CONSPIRATOR

8" x 10" matted display with a strand of the actual hair of Mary Surratt with a copy photograph of her, as well as a brief biography. Double matted on scarlet suede with Florentine gold trim. The… (M25107). Learn More »

LEATHER FROM A CHAIR IN ROBERT E. LEE’S CHAPEL OFFICE DURING HIS PRESIDENCY OF WASHINGTON COLLEGE

LEATHER FROM A CHAIR IN ROBERT E. LEE’S CHAPEL OFFICE DURING HIS PRESIDENCY OF WASHINGTON COLLEGE

The ½” x ½” section of leather in this display originally covered a chair in Robert E. Lee’s Chapel office at Washington College. This piece was part of a larger remnant that was given with… (M25077). Learn More »

LEATHER FROM A CHAIR IN ROBERT E. LEE’S CHAPEL OFFICE DURING HIS PRESIDENCY OF WASHINGTON COLLEGE

LEATHER FROM A CHAIR IN ROBERT E. LEE’S CHAPEL OFFICE DURING HIS PRESIDENCY OF WASHINGTON COLLEGE

The ½” x ½” section of leather in this display originally covered a chair in Robert E. Lee’s Chapel office at Washington College. This piece was part of a larger remnant that was given with… (M25076). Learn More »

STRANDS OF HAIR FROM ABRAHAM LINCOLN, CHARLES SUMNER AND SCHUYLER COLFAX

STRANDS OF HAIR FROM ABRAHAM LINCOLN, CHARLES SUMNER AND SCHUYLER COLFAX

With the passage of the 13th Amendment in 1865, Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation decree of 1863 was legally the law of the land.  Charles Sumner and Schuyler Colfax were important advocates of… (M25068). Learn More »

STRANDS OF MARY TODD LINCOLN’S HAIR

STRANDS OF MARY TODD LINCOLN’S HAIR

8" X 10" matted display with several stands of the actual hair of Mary Todd Lincoln with a copy photograph of her. Double matted on scarlet suede with Florentine gold trim. These strands came from… (M23372A). Learn More »

SILVER SHIELD SHAPED ID BADGE FOR 122ND NEW YORK SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION

SILVER SHIELD SHAPED ID BADGE FOR 122ND NEW YORK SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION

This dug silver shield shaped badge was recovered at Winchester Virginia. It meas. approx. 1.25 inches wide. Badge is mostly clean with some light scattered tarnish on both sides. No pin remains on… (748-09). Learn More »

THE GREAT REBELLION, VOL 1 BY J.T. HEADLEY, ID’D TO GEORGE T. GELWICKS, 1ST MARYLAND VET. CAVALRY, US, POTOMAC HOME BRIGADE (COLE’S CAVALRY)

THE GREAT REBELLION, VOL 1 BY J.T. HEADLEY, ID’D TO GEORGE T. GELWICKS, 1ST MARYLAND VET. CAVALRY, US, POTOMAC HOME BRIGADE (COLE’S CAVALRY)

This volume was written in 1862 by J.T Headley, who was the author of several other works, including, “Washington and His Generals”. This particular volume was published in Baltimore in 1864. It… (B5555). Learn More »

HANDSOME CIVIL WAR PROVOST GUARD BADGE ID'D TO NELSON CHAPMAN, 21ST CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

HANDSOME CIVIL WAR PROVOST GUARD BADGE ID'D TO NELSON CHAPMAN, 21ST CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

This finely made, circular silver disc measures 1 5/8" diameter and has a cut-out center in the shape of a five-pointed star surrounded by a 1/4" engraved belt and buckle border. Beautifully inscribed… (748-13). Learn More »

$4,500.00
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SILVER ID BADGE – PVT. ROBERT J. WARREN, 1ST MASSACHUSETTS CAVALRY & 47TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

SILVER ID BADGE – PVT. ROBERT J. WARREN, 1ST MASSACHUSETTS CAVALRY & 47TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

A very handsome Civil War cavalry ID badge or pin identified to Private Robert J. Warren of Lowell, Massachusetts who served in Company I, 1st Massachusetts Cavalry and the 47th Massachusetts… (748-08). Learn More »

FANTASTIC 12TH/25TH CORPS BADGE IDENTIFIED TO WILLIAM PEARL, 102ND NEW YORK INFANTRY

FANTASTIC 12TH/25TH CORPS BADGE IDENTIFIED TO WILLIAM PEARL, 102ND NEW YORK INFANTRY

This silver ID disc in the shape of a 12/25th Corps badge is in very fine condition; the face is engraved, “Lieut. Wm. H. Pearl / 102d / N. Y. V. V.” The badge is connected at the points of the… (748-06). Learn More »

NATIONAL GUARD MANUAL, STEPHEN R. PINCKNEY, 1863 WITH PRESENTATION FROM ONE SOLDIER TO ANOTHER – 75TH NEW  YORK INFANTRY

NATIONAL GUARD MANUAL, STEPHEN R. PINCKNEY, 1863 WITH PRESENTATION FROM ONE SOLDIER TO ANOTHER – 75TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

This volume is a first edition which was written by Stephen R. Pinckney and published in 1863. Pinckney was the Major of the 11th Regiment of the New York National Guard. Book has a tan colored cloth… (388-41). Learn More »

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 »

1856 COPY OF “THE SONG OF HIAWATHA” PRESENTED & INSCRIBED BY CONFEDERATE GENERAL RALEIGH E. COLSTON

1856 COPY OF “THE SONG OF HIAWATHA” PRESENTED & INSCRIBED BY CONFEDERATE GENERAL RALEIGH E. COLSTON

Nice conditioned hardback copy of “THE SONG OF HIAWATHA” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow dated 1856. Brown cloth covers are embossed with geometric shapes at center. Covers also have a tooled line… (427-28). Learn More »

THREE PIECE PRESENTATION COIN SILVER TEA SERVICE

THREE PIECE PRESENTATION COIN SILVER TEA SERVICE

Produced by Monell & Williams, New York, circa 1823.  This superb set consists of a teapot, covered sugar and creamer, with elaborate sheaf-of-wheat finials, on lobed bodies.  Each piece carries… (30-1856). Learn More »

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR IDENTIFICATION PIN

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR IDENTIFICATION PIN

Shield design similar to ID pins from the American Civil War. Meas. 1 3/8” x 1”.  “E. J. LANGFORD / MAY 13, 98” on sides, and “Co. K / 1st GA. VOL. INF. / SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR” in center.… (M23794). Learn More »

ELEVEN BOOKS FROM THE PERSONAL LIBRARY OF ROBERT E. LEE, JR. - 2 SIGNED, 2 INSCRIBED TO HIM AS PRESENTATION COPIES

ELEVEN BOOKS FROM THE PERSONAL LIBRARY OF ROBERT E. LEE, JR. - 2 SIGNED, 2 INSCRIBED TO HIM AS PRESENTATION COPIES

Book list as follows:   [1] Justin McCarthy, A HISTORY OF OUR TIMES: From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880. New York: Harper & Bros, n.d. 2 vol.s. 559, 682pp. Green… (75-620). Learn More »

$750.00
Originally $1,000.00

IDENTIFIED WOODEN BOOT JACK FOUND AT GETTYSBURG -  GEISELMAN COLLECTION

IDENTIFIED WOODEN BOOT JACK FOUND AT GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is interesting and unusual: a homemade wooden bootjack with hand engraved unit identification. With provenance to the Dr. Hill Collection, it was recovered soon after the battle at an… (R10847). Learn More »

$795.00
Originally $1,250.00


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EARLY & SCARCE CIVIL WAR TIN SNARE DRUM WITH WASHINGTON PORTRAIT MADE BY JOHN LOWELL OF BANGOR, MAINE

Full size snare drum that meas. approx. 15.25 inches tall by 16.25 inches across. With the exception of the tension ropes, the drum is all original. The tin body is in excellent condition with only a few scattered shallow dings. The body surface has… (413-62). Learn More »

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