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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 »

EXCELLENT CONDITION COPY OF 1861 CAVALRY TACTICS ID’D TO UNION STAFF OFFFICER

EXCELLENT CONDITION COPY OF 1861 CAVALRY TACTICS ID’D TO UNION STAFF OFFFICER

Hardbound copy titled “CAVALRY TACTICS OR REGULATIONS FOR THE INSTRUCTION, FORMATIONS, AND MOVEMENTS OF THE CAVALRY OF THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES VOLUME 1” by Colonel Philip St. George Cooke of… (846-171). Learn More »

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 »

REVISED MILITIA LAW OF VIRGINIA / 1850, ID’D TO WASHINGTON DEARMONT - 122nd VIRGINIA MILITIA, MOSBY’S RANGERS

REVISED MILITIA LAW OF VIRGINIA / 1850, ID’D TO WASHINGTON DEARMONT - 122nd VIRGINIA MILITIA, MOSBY’S RANGERS

Printed by Ritchie & Dunnavant, Richmond, 1850. Owner signature, front eps, in ink — “Washington Dearmont.” 80 pp., Forms of Returns. In green wraps, 5.75 x 9”, w/black cover lettering.… (846-188). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TACTICS MANUAL PICKED UP BY 72ND OHIO OFFICER AT SHILOH

CONFEDERATE TACTICS MANUAL PICKED UP BY 72ND OHIO OFFICER AT SHILOH

Manual is a Confederate imprint of Hardees Tactics. Title page reads “RIFLE AND INFANTRY TACTICS REVISED AND IMPROVED BY BRIG. GEN. W. J. HARDEE, C.S.A. VOLUME II THE SCHOOL OF THE BATTALION.” The… (846-184). Learn More »

NOTEBOOK OF CAPTAIN THOMAS B. MARTIN, HOLCOMBE’S SOUTH CAROLINA LEGION (LATER THE 7TH SOUTH CAROLINA CAVALRY); ONE OF THE “IMMORTAL 600”

NOTEBOOK OF CAPTAIN THOMAS B. MARTIN, HOLCOMBE’S SOUTH CAROLINA LEGION (LATER THE 7TH SOUTH CAROLINA CAVALRY); ONE OF THE “IMMORTAL 600”

This leather-bound notebook with original closure string attached was kept by Captain Thomas B. Martin of Company “I”, Holcombe’s South Carolina Legion, which later was designated as the 7th… (846-173). 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 »

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 »

$500.00
Originally $650.00
ON HOLD

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

WEST VIRGINIA DISCHARGE MEDAL IDENTIFIED TO AN OFFICER WHO SERVED IN THREE REGIMENTS

WEST VIRGINIA DISCHARGE MEDAL IDENTIFIED TO AN OFFICER WHO SERVED IN THREE REGIMENTS

The medal consists of a top bar that is made up of an arched scroll that reads “HONORABLY DISCHARGED” above the intertwined letters “WV.” Suspended by a single link is a circular drop that… (M26499). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE IMPRINT: “HYMNS FOR THE CAMP,” RALEIGH 1864, DEDICATED TO “OUR SOLDIERS” FROM THE EFFECTS OF SERGT. C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

CONFEDERATE IMPRINT: “HYMNS FOR THE CAMP,” RALEIGH 1864, DEDICATED TO “OUR SOLDIERS” FROM THE EFFECTS OF SERGT. C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

This scarce, small pocketsize collection of hymns comes from material sent or brought home by Charles E. Dearing of the 16th Maine, which served in the First and then the Fifth Army Corps in the Army… (766-1101). Learn More »

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
ON HOLD

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 »

FIRST SERGEANT CHARLES E. DEARING CO. B 16th MAINE DIARY AND NOTEBOOK

FIRST SERGEANT CHARLES E. DEARING CO. B 16th MAINE DIARY AND NOTEBOOK

This is a detail-filled and very interesting notebook used by Charles E. Dearing, 16th Maine, both as diary and as a record book for his duties as First Sergeant of Company B, and as commander of a… (766-1097). Learn More »

$2,000.00
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 »

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 »

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 »


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CONFEDERATE BUCKSHOT CARTRIDGE – AUGUSTA ARSENAL

Very scarce Confederate buckshot cartridge made at Augusta Arsenal.  These Augusta cartridges are easily recognized by the salmon-colored paper and that they are filled with 15 buckshot.  Other C.S. arsenals used 12 buckshot. Tied above and below… (286-234). Learn More »

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