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1853 SEATED LIBERTY QUARTER WITH CONFEDERATE INSCRIPTION

1853 SEATED LIBERTY QUARTER WITH CONFEDERATE INSCRIPTION

It is believed that this is an early post-Civil War veteran’s piece and not a wartime badge. The obverse of this silver quarter shows Liberty seated holding a spear with a Liberty cap on the point… (M25582). Learn More »

MOURNING HAIR BROOCH, ID’D AND DATED 1850

MOURNING HAIR BROOCH, ID’D AND DATED 1850

Beautiful black and gold framed brooch has woven hair under the glass. Hair is two different shades, meaning the hair of the one who passed is woven with the hair of the wearer of the brooch. Original… (819-75). Learn More »

FRAMED STRAND OF HAIR BELONGING TO MARY SURRATT, FAMOUS LINCOLN CONSPIRATOR

FRAMED STRAND OF HAIR BELONGING TO MARY SURRATT, FAMOUS LINCOLN CONSPIRATOR

12.25" x 15.25" framed display with a strand of the actual hair of Mary Surratt with a colorized copy photograph of her, as well as a copy of a photograph of her hanging. Single matted with gray stock… (913-71). Learn More »

CASEY’S INFANTRY TACTICS, VOL. 2, ID’D TO 1ST LIEUT. JOHN T. BURGESS, 178th NEW YORK INFANTRY

CASEY’S INFANTRY TACTICS, VOL. 2, ID’D TO 1ST LIEUT. JOHN T. BURGESS, 178th NEW YORK INFANTRY

By Brig.-Gen. Silas Casey. Published by D. Van Nostrand, New York, 1862. Lieutenant Burgess’ penciled owner inscription in both front and rear endpapers. 279 pp., plates. In green blind stamped… (450-138). Learn More »

STRAND OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE’S HAIR

STRAND OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE’S HAIR

The hair's provenance came from a small lock given to Laura Thomas on April 19th, 1869 by Lee himself [copy of note provided in accompanying certificate] and separated by noted antiquarian Charles… (M25085). Learn More »

LINCOLN AND THE CONSPIRATORS - LINCOLN'S HAIR, WOOD FOR THE GALLOWS, MARY SURRATT'S HAIR, AND A REMNANT FROM THE BINDINGS THAT WERE USED TO BIND MRS. SURRATT'S ARMS DURING THE HANGING

LINCOLN AND THE CONSPIRATORS - LINCOLN'S HAIR, WOOD FOR THE GALLOWS, MARY SURRATT'S HAIR, AND A REMNANT FROM THE BINDINGS THAT WERE USED TO BIND MRS. SURRATT'S ARMS DURING THE HANGING

Display measures 11" X 14" with burgundy suede matting with gold Florentine trim. Highlights Mary Surratt who was one of the four conspirators executed on July 7th, 1865. The strand of Lincoln's hair… (M25281). Learn More »

RUBBER OR GUM BLANKET ID’D TO PVT. MOSES E. CONYERS, 69TH INDIANA INFANTRY, A PORTION OF WHICH WAS USED FOR A FIELD-MADE HOUSEWIFE

RUBBER OR GUM BLANKET ID’D TO PVT. MOSES E. CONYERS, 69TH INDIANA INFANTRY, A PORTION OF WHICH WAS USED FOR A FIELD-MADE HOUSEWIFE

This blanket was purchased directly from the Conyers family in 1992. The blanket exhibits a red ink stamp within an oval: UNION INDIA RUBBER CO./FEB. 4, 1865, along with the inspector’s stamp with a… (450-73). Learn More »

$3,250.00
Originally $4,750.00

BOSWORTH GAR POST #2 PORTLAND ME WASHINGTON DC 1892, ID’D TO 5TH & 12TH MAINE OFFICER CAPT. EDWARD M. ROBINSON

BOSWORTH GAR POST #2 PORTLAND ME WASHINGTON DC 1892, ID’D TO 5TH & 12TH MAINE OFFICER CAPT. EDWARD M. ROBINSON

This G.A.R. ribbon has a silver pin that reads "MAINE" a 2.75 inches long and .75 inch wide. The yellow ribbon measures 5.5 inches long and 2.5 inches wide. It reads "BOSWORTH Post. No. 2 PORTLAND,… (M22802). Learn More »

$65.00
Originally $100.00

GROUP OF MEDALS ID’D TO 62ND NEW YORK PRISONER OF WAR

GROUP OF MEDALS ID’D TO 62ND NEW YORK PRISONER OF WAR

This group of medals is identified to Walter W. Hyde of Company E, 62nd New York Infantry. First in the group is Hyde’s wartime engraved silver 6th Corps badge. It meas. approx. 1.50 x 1.50 inches.… (M23762). Learn More »

$1,750.00
Originally $2,250.00

FANTASTIC FRAMED COLLECTION OF ARTIFACTS IDENTIFIED TO TWO BROTHERS WHO SERVED IN THE 16TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

FANTASTIC FRAMED COLLECTION OF ARTIFACTS IDENTIFIED TO TWO BROTHERS WHO SERVED IN THE 16TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

The shadow box frame with fancy gold gilt border measures 30” x 26”. The items inside are wired or tacked to the box portion of the frame. Private/Corporal William Lyman of Co. K, 16th… (M23736). Learn More »

$4,000.00
Originally $4,500.00

U.S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION NAME TAG FOR PVT. JAMES A. CARDER, 18TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

U.S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION NAME TAG FOR PVT. JAMES A. CARDER, 18TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

Double-sided white, pre-printed card, measuring 1.625 x 2.875"/ w/small metal-ringed lanyard hole. Front side script & inscription: "U.S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION / ADDRESS MY… father Mr. / Morris… (M18953). Learn More »

$1,500.00
Originally $1,650.00

U.S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION PIN - MT. HOLYOKE SEMINARY, CLASS OF 1864

U.S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION PIN - MT. HOLYOKE SEMINARY, CLASS OF 1864

Oblong silver badge w/horizontal bar pin, measuring 1.625" in width, .5" in height; bearing the following inscription: "U.S. Christian Commission,/ To the Mt. Holyoke Class of '64/ "Sow we beside all… (480-35). Learn More »

$1,750.00
Originally $2,950.00

U.S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION PIN ID'D AND INSCRIBED TO "MRS. REVEREND ARZA [MARY H.] BROWN/ CHICAGO, ILLINOIS/ CIVIL WAR"

U.S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION PIN ID'D AND INSCRIBED TO "MRS. REVEREND ARZA [MARY H.] BROWN/ CHICAGO, ILLINOIS/ CIVIL WAR"

Oblong silver badge, measuring 2" in width, and .75" height. Standard USCC frontal inscription: "U.S. / Christian Commission / PHIL."; see rear inscription to Mrs. Brown above. Rear bar pin. Light… (480-17). Learn More »

$1,750.00
Originally $2,500.00

CIVIL WAR-ERA EAGLE CANE WITH POST-WAR INSCRIPTION

CIVIL WAR-ERA EAGLE CANE WITH POST-WAR INSCRIPTION

Patented Dec. 23, 1862. Black varnished wooden cane, 34.75” in overall length, topped with handsome silver plated brass eagle with U.S. flag in beak, with winding serpent below, brass plated tip.… (344-1884). Learn More »

FRAMED HANDKERCHIEF AND IMAGES OF ROBERT F. BURRILL, 74TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

FRAMED HANDKERCHIEF AND IMAGES OF ROBERT F. BURRILL, 74TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

Handkerchief was carried throughout the Civil War by Robert Burrill. Also in the frame are two images of Burrill, one a tintype as a soldier, and the other as an older bearded gentleman. Handkerchief… (377-10). Learn More »

UNIT ROSTER FOR BATTERY B 1ST REGIMENT NEW YORK LIGHT ARTILLERY

UNIT ROSTER FOR BATTERY B 1ST REGIMENT NEW YORK LIGHT ARTILLERY

Very colorful register. Measures 18” x 24”. Large colorful American eagle at the top with scenes of horse life, soldier life, battles, etc. below. Center column has a listing of the company… (344-3235). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED FLASK, 13TH U.S. INFANTRY

IDENTIFIED FLASK, 13TH U.S. INFANTRY

Personal flask of Frank. P. Muhlenberg of the 13th United States Infantry. This is a wicker-covered glass flask. Inked onto the wicker on the front is a large “13” over some scroll work. Under… (377-12). Learn More »

SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL FOR CAPTAIN RICHARD D. TOWNSEND OF THE 9TH AND 124TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

SOLDIER’S MEMORIAL FOR CAPTAIN RICHARD D. TOWNSEND OF THE 9TH AND 124TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

Colorful pre-printed memorial measures approx. 19” x 26”. Large wing spread American eagle at the top with stars, riband, arrows, shield & olive branches. Center shield with details of his… (344-3236). Learn More »

GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO AN OFFICER IN ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER REGIMENTS IN THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, THE 124TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO AN OFFICER IN ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER REGIMENTS IN THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, THE 124TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

The items here presented belonged to John B. Stanbrough of the 124th New York Infantry also known as "The Orange Blossoms." They are well known for the stand they made here at the top of the… (480-132). Learn More »

$7,500.00
Originally $8,500.00

POCKET DIARY OF SGT. AARON E. KILMER, 17TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

POCKET DIARY OF SGT. AARON E. KILMER, 17TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

This is a leather-bound pocket diary measuring about 3 ½” x 5 ½”. The covers and spine are very beat up with the spine being taped.  This journal was kept by Sergeant Aaron E. Kilmer of Company… (516-23). Learn More »


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COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER, S/N “72052”

Accompanied by Colt letter of Authentication dated January 8, 1998 certifying that firearm # 72052 was one of a shipment of 15 Colts sent to “Schoverling, Daily & Gales, New York, New York, September 16, 1881.” Handsome .45 caliber six… (31-1561). Learn More »

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