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UNION SOLDIER DIARY OF PRIVATE GEORGE M. BARNETT, 97TH OHIO INFANTRY - MORTALLY WIA AT KENNESAW MOUNTAIN

UNION SOLDIER DIARY OF PRIVATE GEORGE M. BARNETT, 97TH OHIO INFANTRY - MORTALLY WIA AT KENNESAW MOUNTAIN

'PERPETUAL DIARY’, 1863. Published by A. Liebenroth & Von Auw. New York, 1863. Owner inscription, front eps: “Diary of / George M. Barnett/ Co. B, 97th [Ohio] Regt. / 2nd Brigade 1st Division… (L15587). Learn More »

WAR OF 1861 IDENTIFICATION DISC OF JONAS H. COLOMY 10th NEW HAMPSHIRE

WAR OF 1861 IDENTIFICATION DISC OF JONAS H. COLOMY 10th NEW HAMPSHIRE

The government did not issue dog tags to soldiers in the Civil War, but the large number of soldiers listed as missing and buried in anonymous graves made it a matter of great concern to soldiers and… (1054-2477). Learn More »

NEW YORK KNIFE COMPANY COMBINATION MESS SET

NEW YORK KNIFE COMPANY COMBINATION MESS SET

This is a nice example of a popular commercial mess set marketed to soldiers as an alternative to their issue mess gear, which was often flimsy. As combination fork, knife and spoon it had the allure… (809-111). Learn More »

$299.00
Originally $350.00
ON HOLD

WASHINGTON TEMPERANCE SOCIETY MEDAL, ADDRESSED BY LINCOLN IN ILLINOIS

WASHINGTON TEMPERANCE SOCIETY MEDAL, ADDRESSED BY LINCOLN IN ILLINOIS

A silvered token of the Washington Temperance Society, originally founded in 1840 as the Washington Society of Baltimore, and known also as the Washingtonian Total Abstinence Society and the… (286-856). Learn More »

INSCRIBED WARTIME 18th CORPS 2nd DIVISION STAFF CORPS BADGE OF MAJOR HENRY NOYES, 148th NY, AND A.A. INSPECTOR GENERAL, WIA COLD HARBOR

INSCRIBED WARTIME 18th CORPS 2nd DIVISION STAFF CORPS BADGE OF MAJOR HENRY NOYES, 148th NY, AND A.A. INSPECTOR GENERAL, WIA COLD HARBOR

This inscribed corps badge dates between June and October 1864, between the introduction of the badge and the owner’s posting to divisional staff, and his promotion to colonel of the 38th USCT in… (480-190). Learn More »

VICTORIAN BOTANICAL SCRAPBOOK PAGES WITH SPECIMENS FROM VARIOUS CIVIL WAR AND OTHER HISTORICAL SITES

VICTORIAN BOTANICAL SCRAPBOOK PAGES WITH SPECIMENS FROM VARIOUS CIVIL WAR AND OTHER HISTORICAL SITES

This is a brilliant collection of pressed and dried leaves, flowers and sea moss. Sketches of plants are also present. Inscriptions date from 1850's to 1890's. Many items are labeled with their name… (846-225). Learn More »

WOODEN DITTY BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

WOODEN DITTY BOX ID’D TO MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT JOHN M. DEANE OF THE 3RD & 29TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY

This wooden ditty box was preserved by the family with a significant trove of artifacts belonging John M. Deane that we are offering in separate sales. When the war broke out Deane was a 29 year-old… (846-230). Learn More »

SPYGLASS/TELESCOPE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

SPYGLASS/TELESCOPE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

Beautiful brass small-size antique spyglass/telescope. Constructed of brass with a leather wrap around the body.  Complete – four sections with lens cover.  It retains very clear optics and is in… (172-5564). Learn More »

$125.00
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19th CENTURY SNUFF BOX

19th CENTURY SNUFF BOX

Rectangular shaped snuff box is coated inside and out with black lacquer. Hinged lid has a German silver banded border and cartouche inlay. Box measures 1.5" deep by 2.5" wide by 1.0" high. Shows… (558-1320). Learn More »

EARLY TEDDY ROOSEVELT DOLL

EARLY TEDDY ROOSEVELT DOLL

Doll has a torso made of stuffed cloth with head, hands and boots made from Papier-mâché. The body is clothed in an OD green uniform held closed by a thin leather belt with small brass frame buckle.… (668-198). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $150.00

BONE SLIDE MARKED "UNION"

BONE SLIDE MARKED "UNION"

Carved bone slide has a flat front with no markings. A black border surrounds one side with, "UNION" engraved inside of border. Other side shows, "LIB" but was left uncomplete. Slide measures 1 1/3"… (195-202). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD CHRISTIAN COMMISSION SOLDIERS’ HYMN BOOK

CIVIL WAR PERIOD CHRISTIAN COMMISSION SOLDIERS’ HYMN BOOK

Small pocket-sized hymn book meas. approx. 2.75 inches x 4.25 inches and runs 128 pages. Paper cover shows some minor wear but has nice artwork of a hand holding a cross with “THE SOLDIERS’ HYMN… (1097-102). Learn More »

KNIFE / FORK / SPOON COMBINATION UTENSIL

KNIFE / FORK / SPOON COMBINATION UTENSIL

This is a great example of a Civil War period combination knife, fork, and spoon. This is the type that separates into two halves so you could hold the knife in one hand and the fork / spoon in the… (482-469). Learn More »

$325.00
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EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH PLATE UNION CASE

EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH PLATE UNION CASE

Case is in excellent shape. The raised decoration on the exterior is heavy scrollwork along the edges with an oval shaped scroll and riband combination. There are no cracks or chips. Interior can… (P12043). Learn More »

1861 DIARY OF JAMES A. HUDSON CO. H, FIRST NEW YORK (LINCOLN) CAVALRY

1861 DIARY OF JAMES A. HUDSON CO. H, FIRST NEW YORK (LINCOLN) CAVALRY

“His executioners (12 in number, one drawn from each company) then stepped forward and shook hands with him. he then told them to do their duty, that he was guilty and his sentence just and with the… (2020-110). Learn More »

$995.00
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1810 PEWTER MUG ENGRAVED "FA"

1810 PEWTER MUG ENGRAVED "FA"

Heavy pewter mug with hinged lid is engraved with a decorative design with, "18 FA 10" in the center. Interior of mug at the base shows a raised clover emblem. Underside shows a hallmark with the… (1005-15). Learn More »

BIRMINGHAM SOUVENIR MUG

BIRMINGHAM SOUVENIR MUG

Decorative, vintage mug shows hand painted flowers surrounding gold gilt lettering that reads, "A PRESENT FROM BIRMINGHAM". Gold gilt bands surround rim and base. No maker's mark. This could be a… (179-1014). Learn More »

15th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN PRESENTATION CANE FROM CAPTAIN G.S. CLARK

15th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN PRESENTATION CANE FROM CAPTAIN G.S. CLARK

Made from a tree branch cut as a souvenir, varnished and fitted with a metal tip and silver knob, this cane bears a nicely engraved presentation from Captain George S. Clark of the 15th Pa. Cavalry.… (945-517). Learn More »

GRANT AND COLFAX 1868 CAMPAIGN FERROTYPE

GRANT AND COLFAX 1868 CAMPAIGN FERROTYPE

This two-sided brass disk bears miniature tintype portraits of Grant on one side and Schuyler Colfax, his vice-presidential running mate on the other. A raised edge with beaded borders reads, “For… (1097-07). Learn More »

DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

This whimsical, real Easter egg was apparently a gift from a member of the 15th PA cavalry to Samuel A. Henderson. Suspicion naturally settles on George Henderson of Companies C and A as the maker,… (945-516). Learn More »


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ENLISTEDMAN’S INFANTRY GREATCOAT

This greatcoat (soldier’s overcoat) is a full length blue coat with cape in overall very nice condition. The coat retains its five eagle buttons on the front. The cape still has its six cuff-sized eagle buttons. Typical of the style there is a… (1117-87). Learn More »

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