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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 »

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

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

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

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 »

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 »

IDENTIFIED GROUP FROM SOLDIER IN 3RD NY LIGHT & 9TH NY HEAVY ARTILLERY

IDENTIFIED GROUP FROM SOLDIER IN 3RD NY LIGHT & 9TH NY HEAVY ARTILLERY

This group contains accoutrements and personal effects of Private William H. Rinehart who served in the 3rd New York Light Artillery and then the 9th New York Heavy Artillery.  Rinehart first… (355-18). Learn More »

GENERAL SCOTT FRAMED LAUREL LEAF, DATED DECEMBER 25, 1861

GENERAL SCOTT FRAMED LAUREL LEAF, DATED DECEMBER 25, 1861

This gold framed wreath on a background of silk was presented as a Christmas gift and reads, “TO RICHARD J. SMITH AND SISTERS, A PORTION OF THE WREATH OF LAUREL PRESENTED TO OUR BELOVED HERO… (282-405). Learn More »

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN – AN INCLUSIVE DISPLAY

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN – AN INCLUSIVE DISPLAY

This large framed display features eight different Lincoln related relics, all mounted within magnified boxes handsomely displayed in a scarlet suede mat with gold Florentine trim. Included from left… (M25315). Learn More »

ENGRAVED REUNION BADGE FOR MEMBER OF THE 12TH OHIO INFANTRY

ENGRAVED REUNION BADGE FOR MEMBER OF THE 12TH OHIO INFANTRY

Badge is silver with a red, white and blue striped ribbon. The top bar is engraved with “SOCIETY OF” and has a fine chase decoration along its edge. Reverse has original “T” pin. Suspended… (344-2760). Learn More »

7TH NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD LONG SERVICE MEDAL - NAMED

7TH NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD LONG SERVICE MEDAL - NAMED

Medal is made of bronze and is in two pieces. The top bar is rectangular with the 7th’s motto in raised letters that reads “PRO PATRIA ET GLORIA.” Reverse still has the original “T” pin.… (344-2763). Learn More »

PAPER AND PHOTO GROUP OF 103RD OHIO SOLDIER, MUSICIAN RHESA HOUGHTON

PAPER AND PHOTO GROUP OF 103RD OHIO SOLDIER, MUSICIAN RHESA HOUGHTON

Lot contains the following:   1.) Letter in period ink from Rhesa Houghton to Lester C. Cook reads. Spencer, Aug. 5th, 1862 Dear Friend Lester, I take my pen to let you know that I intend to enlist… (172-2147). Learn More »

$450.00
Originally $595.00

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION – STRAND OF THE PRESIDENT’S HAIR, AND A WOOD RELIC FROM FORD’S THEATRE

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION – STRAND OF THE PRESIDENT’S HAIR, AND A WOOD RELIC FROM FORD’S THEATRE

Display measures 14" X 11" with burgundy suede matting with gold Florentine trim; unframed. Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. was has been used for various stage performances beginning in the… (M25106). Learn More »

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 »


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GROUPING OF ITEMS IDENTIFIED TO CALVIN LITTLEFIELD OF THE 94TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

The following is Littlefield’s obituary as printed in the Watertown Daily Times dated Thursday January 6, 1910:     COL. CALVIN LITTLEFIELD AND HIS DISTINGUISHED CAREER LAST OF HIS GENERATION Graduate of Union College Served with Distinction In… (801-169). Learn More »

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