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HORSE SOLDIER HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

HORSE SOLDIER HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

The shop will be closed Wednesday, November 25th through Sunday, November 29th. We will re-open on Monday, November 30th. Office staff only will be available by phone on Wednesday the 25th. We… Learn More »

CIVIL WAR SHARPS & HANKINS NAVY CARBINE

CIVIL WAR SHARPS & HANKINS NAVY CARBINE

Known as the Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 carbine, this weapon is a wartime .52 caliber breechloading firearm designed by Hartford, Connecticut native Christian Sharps. Presented here is an… (1117-111) Learn More »

NEW MODEL 1863 SHARPS CARBINE

NEW MODEL 1863 SHARPS CARBINE

The most famous, single-shot, percussion firearm used during the Civil War was the Sharps carbine, a .52 caliber, breechloading firearm invented and patented by Hartford, Connecticut native Christian… (1117-103) Learn More »

STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS HAVERSACK

STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS HAVERSACK

This white canvas haversack has a partially visible ink stamp on the underside of the flap that would have read, “STATE OF MASS. / INSPECTED / ACCEPTED.” Only the last word is partially legible,… (953-169) Learn More »

STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS HAVERSACK

STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS HAVERSACK

This white canvas haversack comes with its original liner would button in place and could be removed for cleaning. The bag and cover are one piece, and the cover would fasten with two bone buttons… (665-81) Learn More »

THE EMPTY SLEEVE: SCARCE TINTYPE OF A CONFEDERATE ENLISTED MAN WITH MISSING ARM

THE EMPTY SLEEVE: SCARCE TINTYPE OF A CONFEDERATE ENLISTED MAN WITH MISSING ARM

This telling sixth-plate tintype shows the cost of war. Photographed seated and from the knees-up against a plain backdrop, a Confederate private missing his right arm stares directly into the camera.… (490-2245) Learn More »

69th NEW YORK REGIMENT ARMORY: LAFAYETTE POST 140 G.A.R.

69th NEW YORK REGIMENT ARMORY: LAFAYETTE POST 140 G.A.R.

This very nice multi-color enameled badge was given out in 1901 to celebrate the twenty-first anniversary of the charter of NY Post 140 G.A.R. This post was named after the Marquis de Lafayette in… (30-2219) Learn More »

GAR PIN FOR POST 338 TROY N.Y., GRISWOLD POST

GAR PIN FOR POST 338 TROY N.Y., GRISWOLD POST

This oval G.A.R. post badge has a low-relief applied vignette of the Monitor at center and separate wreath at bottom. At top in a ribbon scroll is, “John A. Griswold Post G.A.R.” in black letters,… (30-2218) Learn More »

IDENTIFICATION DISK OF CHARLES BROWN, CO. B 12th NY, WIA GAINES MILL; PROVOST GUARD AT HQ FIFTH CORPS 1863 – 1865; 5th NY VET VOLS, DURYEA’S ZOUAVES

IDENTIFICATION DISK OF CHARLES BROWN, CO. B 12th NY, WIA GAINES MILL; PROVOST GUARD AT HQ FIFTH CORPS 1863 – 1865; 5th NY VET VOLS, DURYEA’S ZOUAVES

This identification disk has lots of its original silver wash, crisp stamping, and good detail with just slight rubbing on the high points. Charles Brown served in 12th New York Volunteers, was… (1117-80) Learn More »

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE MILITIA BUCKLE ON BELT

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE MILITIA BUCKLE ON BELT

New Hampshire State Militia buckle, intended for units from New Hampshire. This plate is believed to have been manufactured during the war. The New Hampshire militia was authorized in 1862. None of… (1117-119) Learn More »

IDENTIFIED G.A.R. MEMBERSHIP MEDAL AND HAT PIN

IDENTIFIED G.A.R. MEMBERSHIP MEDAL AND HAT PIN

Here is a typical G.A.R. membership medal showing some wear and loss to the U.S. flag ribbon. Otherwise fine. With the medal is a G.A.R. hat insignia. This is a brass wreath with letters “G A R”… (2020-737) Learn More »

“DUG” SMITH’S PATENT SHOULDER STRAP

“DUG” SMITH’S PATENT SHOULDER STRAP

Smith received a patent on June 18, 1861 for a metallic false embroidered shoulder strap. This is just one of the stamped brass borders and a single lieutenant’s bar. This excavated relic is 1 ½… (2020-736) Learn More »

$40.00
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LARGE BRASS CAVALRY SPUR

LARGE BRASS CAVALRY SPUR

Heavy brass cavalry spur. Measures 5 ¾” front to back and 3 ½” side to side. This spur has the gutter running along inside at the heel. Complete iron rowel that spins freely. Strap brackets… (1117-153) Learn More »

HORSE SOLDIER GIFT CERTIFICATES

HORSE SOLDIER GIFT CERTIFICATES

Not sure what to give the Civil War / militaria collector on your Christmas list? The Horse Soldier offers gift certificates year 'round for any occasion, and are available in any denomination.  An… (GIFT) Learn More »

NEW YORK AT GETTYSBURG, VOLUMES 1 & 2 ONLY

NEW YORK AT GETTYSBURG, VOLUMES 1 & 2 ONLY

2 volumes. 2nd edition. Published by the New York Monuments Commission.  J. B. Lyons & Co., Albany, New York, 1902. 934 combined pages {missing pocket maps), 10.75” x 9, w/ white (yellowed)… (344-1473) Learn More »

RARE 20TH MAINE LADDER BADGE REUNION PIN

RARE 20TH MAINE LADDER BADGE REUNION PIN

Here is a four bar, ladder badge reunion pin from a member of the famous 20th Maine Infantry regiment. The “bars” are white metal attached by small wire links. A tassel of metallic thread hangs… (1117-95) Learn More »

PATRICK O’RORKE 140th NY, KIA LITTLE ROUND TOP, 1913 COMMEMORATIVE PIN

PATRICK O’RORKE 140th NY, KIA LITTLE ROUND TOP, 1913 COMMEMORATIVE PIN

This bronze pin in the shape of a Maltese Cross, the emblem of the 5th Army Corps, bears a circular central panel on the obverse with celluloid photograph of Col. Patrick O’Rorke (also O’Rourke,)… (286-923) Learn More »

SOUVENIR BADGE FOR THE MUSTER OUT OF THE 8th OHIO VOLUNTEERS IN 1898

SOUVENIR BADGE FOR THE MUSTER OUT OF THE 8th OHIO VOLUNTEERS IN 1898

A nice souvenir brass badge made for celebrations on the muster out of the 8th Ohio after its service in Cuba in 1898. The upper bar reads “Souvenir” on a red, white and blue background, and is… (286-915) Learn More »

HARPER’S WEEKLY, OCTOBER 22, 1864 - GRANT’S CAMPAIGN, BATTLE OF CHAPIN’S FARM, REBEL ASSAULT ON FT. HARRISON, SHERIDAN IN THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY

HARPER’S WEEKLY, OCTOBER 22, 1864 - GRANT’S CAMPAIGN, BATTLE OF CHAPIN’S FARM, REBEL ASSAULT ON FT. HARRISON, SHERIDAN IN THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY

Vol. VIII—No. 498. 16 pp. [673-688], four columns, w/stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features dramatic camp portrait scene of Gen. Butler following the Battle of Chapin’s Farm.… (998-1873) Learn More »

$45.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY, JUNE 1, 1861 - GENERAL BEN BUTLER/THE OCCUPATION OF BALTIMORE/THE FIGHT IN ST. LOUIS

HARPER’S WEEKLY, JUNE 1, 1861 - GENERAL BEN BUTLER/THE OCCUPATION OF BALTIMORE/THE FIGHT IN ST. LOUIS

Vol. V—No. 231. 16 pp. [337-352], four columns, w/numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features a portrait of Gen. Ben Butler alongside a lengthy account of his activities… (998-1885) Learn More »

$75.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY, JULY 6, 1862 - PENINSULA CAMPAIGN/SEVEN DAYS’ BATTLES

HARPER’S WEEKLY, JULY 6, 1862 - PENINSULA CAMPAIGN/SEVEN DAYS’ BATTLES

Vol. VI—No. 291. 16 pp. [465-480], four columns, w/numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features portrait sketches of Brigadier-Generals Daniel Butterfield and Truman Seymour… (998-1840) Learn More »

HARPER’S WEEKLY. AUGUST 27, 1864 - GEN. GRANT AT CITY POINT/SHERMAN’S CAMPAIGN/BATTLE OF EZRA CHURCH

HARPER’S WEEKLY. AUGUST 27, 1864 - GEN. GRANT AT CITY POINT/SHERMAN’S CAMPAIGN/BATTLE OF EZRA CHURCH

Vol. VIII—No. 400. 16 pp. [546-560], four columns, w/ various stories, illustrations and cartons. Front cover features dramatic full page illustration of “General Grant’s Campaign—Explosion… (998-1876) Learn More »

$45.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1862—MAJOR GEN. JOHN POPE/CEDAR CREEK/ 2ND BULL RUN

HARPER’S WEEKLY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1862—MAJOR GEN. JOHN POPE/CEDAR CREEK/ 2ND BULL RUN

Vol. VI—No. 298. 16 pp. [577-592] with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features page length portrait of Major Gen. Pope and lengthy commentary on the activities of his… (998-1839) Learn More »

$45.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY, OCTOBER 5, 1861 - BERDAN’S SHARPSHOOTERS/ DURYA’S ZOUAVES/ GEN. MCCLELLAN’S BODYGUARD (STURGIS RIFLES)

HARPER’S WEEKLY, OCTOBER 5, 1861 - BERDAN’S SHARPSHOOTERS/ DURYA’S ZOUAVES/ GEN. MCCLELLAN’S BODYGUARD (STURGIS RIFLES)

Vol. V.—No 249. 16 pp. [625-640], four columns, w/numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front pages features fascinating sketches of the “Berdan’s Sharpshooters at Weehauken,”… (998-1890) Learn More »

NICE PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

NICE PATTERN 1839 OVAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Brass face has a mellow patina and a good “US” stamping. Edges and face are in very nice condition with only a few scattered oxidation spots. Reverse has 100% of the lead fill and both hooks. Some… (1110-18) Learn More »

HALF OF THE PATTERN 1832 ARTILLERY ENLISTEDMAN’S PLATE

HALF OF THE PATTERN 1832 ARTILLERY ENLISTEDMAN’S PLATE

Plate consists of a cast circular disc with raised crossed cannons at center flanked by the raised letters “US.” One side has a keeper that is cast as an integral part of the plate. The opposite… (1110-13) Learn More »

U. S. SPRINGFIELD M1863 TYPE I MUSKET

U. S. SPRINGFIELD M1863 TYPE I MUSKET

This Civil War longarm is a .58 caliber Springfield Model 1863, Type 1, single-shot muzzleloader. The Springfield M1863 Type 1 musket was a government arsenal product from Springfield, Massachusetts.… (218-562) Learn More »

REVEREND GENERAL AND FIGHTING CHAPLAIN: 1860 STAFF SWORD PRESENTED IN 1861 BY HIS STUDENTS TO REVEREND J.B. VAN PETTEN: CHAPLAIN TO FIELD OFFICER AND BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT THIRD WINCHESTER AND CITED FOR GALLANT CONDUCT

REVEREND GENERAL AND FIGHTING CHAPLAIN: 1860 STAFF SWORD PRESENTED IN 1861 BY HIS STUDENTS TO REVEREND J.B. VAN PETTEN: CHAPLAIN TO FIELD OFFICER AND BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT THIRD WINCHESTER AND CITED FOR GALLANT CONDUCT

Changing from a non-combatant chaplain charged with saving souls to a field-grade combat officer responsible for taking lives, and then returning to civilian life in academia obviously requires some… (870-397) Learn More »

SHARPS FOUR-BARREL PEPPERBOX

SHARPS FOUR-BARREL PEPPERBOX

Weapon is .22 rimfire pepperbox with four barrels. Barrel area retains much of its bluing. Barrels slides forward for loading by depressing a button on the underside of the forward section of the… (1099-08) Learn More »

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR RUBY GLASS CREAMER

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR RUBY GLASS CREAMER

Item meas. approx. 2.75 inches in height. Top section is ruby glass with “GETTYSBURG 1863” etched into it. Bottom section and handle are clear glass with a crosshatched design. Item is in very… (1054-283) Learn More »

CUSTARD GLASS GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR CREAM PITCHER

CUSTARD GLASS GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR CREAM PITCHER

Pale yellow custard glass cream pitcher features, "GETTYSBURG 1863", in red lettering. Remnants of gold gilt remain on rim. Measures 4.75" tall by 2" in diameter at the base. No chips or cracks. … (1054-1339) Learn More »

EARLY JENNIE WADE SOUVENIR DOUGH TRAY WITH ORIGINAL PAPER LABEL – MADE FROM BATTLEFIELD WOOD

EARLY JENNIE WADE SOUVENIR DOUGH TRAY WITH ORIGINAL PAPER LABEL – MADE FROM BATTLEFIELD WOOD

These small wooden dough trays were made by the Jennie Wade House Museum and sold as souvenirs in memory of the only Gettysburg civilian killed during the battle. This tray is a little bigger than the… (635-391) Learn More »

G.A.R. BADGE- MEADE, KINSLEY, LAFAYETTE – JUNE 25, 1891

G.A.R. BADGE- MEADE, KINSLEY, LAFAYETTE – JUNE 25, 1891

Badge was presented by Lafayette Post No. 140 of New York to members of Meade Post No. 1 of Philadelphia, PA and Kinsley Post of Boston, Massachusetts. The Lafayette Post had previously been the… (179-997) Learn More »

MODEL 1915 US COAST GUARD OFFICER’S SWORD

MODEL 1915 US COAST GUARD OFFICER’S SWORD

The U.S. Revenue Cutter Service and Life Saving Service merged to create the modern U.S. Coast Guard in 1915. They adopted the U.S. Navy 1852 pattern officer’s sword (still in use,) altering it… (1047-79) Learn More »

SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE SHELL CASED SET OF LANCETS (FLEAMS)

SILVER MOUNTED TORTOISE SHELL CASED SET OF LANCETS (FLEAMS)

Blood-letting was a standard medical practice that lasted well into the nineteenth century and its practitioners used several tools, but mainly fleams, with right angle blades, largely for veterinary… (30-2186) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR REMINGTON-BEALS NAVY MODEL REVOLVER

CIVIL WAR REMINGTON-BEALS NAVY MODEL REVOLVER

This percussion handgun is a Civil War specimen of the Remington-Beals Navy model produced in 1861-1862. Approximately 14,500 of these percussion revolvers were produced in .36 caliber with unmarked… (1099-03) Learn More »

US 1832 PATTERN INFANTRY SERGEANT’S SWORD BELT WITH REGULATION SHORT SWORD

US 1832 PATTERN INFANTRY SERGEANT’S SWORD BELT WITH REGULATION SHORT SWORD

This is a scarce example of the 1832 pattern sword belt and short sword for infantry sergeants and company musicians. This was regulation until the 1840 patterns were adopted, produced, and issued,… (1097-22) Learn More »

MOORE FRONT LOADING TEAT FIRE REVOLVER

MOORE FRONT LOADING TEAT FIRE REVOLVER

Weapon is a Moore .32 front loading revolver with a 3.25-inch barrel and six shot cylinder. These weapons were produced from 1864-1870. Barrel marking of “MOORE’S PAT. FIREARMS CO. BROOKLYN,… (1099-06) Learn More »

CHEST-UP VIEW OF GENERAL JOHN NEWTON

CHEST-UP VIEW OF GENERAL JOHN NEWTON

Nice chest-up CDV of General Newton in a dark double-breasted frock coat with a black felt collar and brigadier general’s shoulder straps. Image is clear with excellent contrast. Mount and paper are… (2020-511) Learn More »

CHEST-UP VIEW OF GENERAL JOHN NEWTON

CHEST-UP VIEW OF GENERAL JOHN NEWTON

Image shows Morell in a dark double-breasted frock coat with black felt collar and brigadier general’s shoulder straps. Image is clear and clean with excellent contrast. Mount has light edge wear at… (2020-510) Learn More »

BUST VIEW CDV OF GETTYSBURG 12TH CORPS COMMANDER GENERAL HENRY W. SLOCUM

BUST VIEW CDV OF GETTYSBURG 12TH CORPS COMMANDER GENERAL HENRY W. SLOCUM

Image shows Slocum in three-quarter right profile in the uniform of a brigadier general. Contrast and clarity are excellent. Paper and mount are mostly clean. Lower right corner is dogeared. Reverse… (2020-506) Learn More »

$195.00
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BUST VIEW CDV OF MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT GENERAL DANIEL “DAN” BUTTERFIELD

BUST VIEW CDV OF MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT GENERAL DANIEL “DAN” BUTTERFIELD

Image shows Butterfield in right profile wearing the uniform of a brigadier general. Contrast is excellent with great clarity. Paper and mount are good. Reverse has photographer’s imprint for R. W.… (2020-502) Learn More »

FULL STANDING IMAGE OF COMMANDER OF THE BOSTON CADETS

FULL STANDING IMAGE OF COMMANDER OF THE BOSTON CADETS

CDV shows Christopher C. Holmes posed standing with one hand resting on the back of a chair. He wears a dark civilian suit, white shirt and dark bowtie. Contrast is good, clarity is a bit grainy.… (2020-500) Learn More »

BURNSIDE 5TH MODEL CARBINE, CONFEDERATE “CLEANED & REPAIRED”

BURNSIDE 5TH MODEL CARBINE, CONFEDERATE “CLEANED & REPAIRED”

This is the Burnside single shot percussion carbine, Model 1864, aka "5th model". It is a .54 caliber carbine manufactured by the Burnside Rifle Co., in Providence, Rhode Island. General Ambrose… (1117-200) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ISSUE UNION CAVALRY SHELL JACKET: SCARCE CINCINNATI DEPOT VARIATION

CIVIL WAR ISSUE UNION CAVALRY SHELL JACKET: SCARCE CINCINNATI DEPOT VARIATION

This is an excellent example of the Civil War Union enlisted cavalryman’s regulation jacket from the Cincinnati Depot showing a known and scarce variation with an eleven-button front. Derived from… (1117-121) Learn More »

CLASSIC BOOK ON GERMAN U-BOATS SIGNED TWICE BY U-BOAT COMMANDER HERBERT WERNER

CLASSIC BOOK ON GERMAN U-BOATS SIGNED TWICE BY U-BOAT COMMANDER HERBERT WERNER

First edition copy of “IRON COFFINS: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF THE GERMAN U-BOAT BATTLES OF WORLD WAR II” by Herbert A. Werner. Volume is bound in black cloth with the title on the spine. Full color… (724-24) Learn More »

$125.00
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SEATED VIEW OF 13TH MASSACHUSETTS COLONEL WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

SEATED VIEW OF 13TH MASSACHUSETTS COLONEL WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG

CDV is a three-quarter seated view of Colonel Samuel H. Leonard of the 13th Massachusetts. The colonel is posed holding his kepi in his hand with the regimental number “13” visible just above the… (286-799) Learn More »

LOT OF TWO CDVS OF THE FAMOUS ORATOR EDWARD EVERETT – SPOKE BEFORE PRESIDENT LINCOLN AT GETTYSBURG

LOT OF TWO CDVS OF THE FAMOUS ORATOR EDWARD EVERETT – SPOKE BEFORE PRESIDENT LINCOLN AT GETTYSBURG

In the days before radio, television and the internet orations were a form of entertainment. One of the best orators of the Civil War period was Edward Everett. Everett was born in Dorchester,… (410-502) Learn More »

GETTYSBURG CAMP LETTERMEN DEATH RECEIPT FOR PERSONAL EFFECTS OF PRIVATE L.F. NETTLES, CO. “E”, 8TH SOUTH CAROLINA VOLUNTEERS, DIED AUGUST 19, 1863

GETTYSBURG CAMP LETTERMEN DEATH RECEIPT FOR PERSONAL EFFECTS OF PRIVATE L.F. NETTLES, CO. “E”, 8TH SOUTH CAROLINA VOLUNTEERS, DIED AUGUST 19, 1863

One page in ink, 4” x 8, w/ reverse endorsement. Exhibits fold-marks. Text: “Head Qrs Genl Hosp of Div. / Near Gettysburg PA / Aug. 19, 1863. / Rec d. of L.M. Lawrence Hosp. Stew. $9 70/100 which… (2020-895) Learn More »

$1,250.00
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COMPLETE CIVIL WAR HARPER’S WEEKLY, ORIGINAL ISSUES IN FIVE BOUND VOLUMES

COMPLETE CIVIL WAR HARPER’S WEEKLY, ORIGINAL ISSUES IN FIVE BOUND VOLUMES

Vol. 1—issues from November 24, 1860 through December 28, 1861. Bound in black buckram, 15.75” x 11.5, leather spine w/gilt lettering: “Harper’s Weekly 1860-61.“ Exhibits wear at the… (959-49) Learn More »

$6,500.00
Originally $6,900.00

DROPPED CONFEDERATE .58 CAL. GEORGIA “TEAT” BASE BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

DROPPED CONFEDERATE .58 CAL. GEORGIA “TEAT” BASE BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the Reynolds equestrian statue.  This type of bullet is recovered in campsites and battlefield… (490-2260) Learn More »

$20.00
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US/CS IRON CANISTER BALL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

US/CS IRON CANISTER BALL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the Reynolds equestrian statue.  Iron canister ball measures for a 3 inch rifle canister round.… (490-2286) Learn More »

$20.00
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CONFEDERATE LEAD CARTRIDGE BOX FINIAL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE LEAD CARTRIDGE BOX FINIAL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the Reynolds equestrian statue.  Finial is ball shaped with tan/white patina. Arthur “OTT”… (490-2274) Learn More »

$22.00
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CONFEDERATE LEAD CAP BOX FINIAL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE LEAD CAP BOX FINIAL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the Reynolds equestrian statue.  Finial has remains of the leather cap box, rivet intact. Arthur… (490-2273) Learn More »

$20.00
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PAIR US ENLISTEDMAN’S CAVALRY SPURS FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

PAIR US ENLISTEDMAN’S CAVALRY SPURS FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the Reynolds equestrian statue.  This pair of Model 1859 Federal enlisted brass spurs was… (490-2251) Learn More »

$595.00
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LEAD CONFEDERATE CAP BOX FINIAL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

LEAD CONFEDERATE CAP BOX FINIAL FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM COLLECTION – RECOVERED ON THE FIRST DAY’S BATTLEFIELD WEST OF GETTYSBURG

This item was once part of the Shields Museum Collection, located on the First Day’s Battlefield by the Reynolds equestrian state. Arthur “OTT” Shield’s opened a Civil War Museum west of… (490-2347) Learn More »

$18.00
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ARTILLERY GREASE/TAR BUCKET

ARTILLERY GREASE/TAR BUCKET

This heavy-duty cylindrical implement is a Civil War iron grease bucket carried as part the equipment of an artillery gun crew. This grease bucket measures approximately 7 ½” in diameter and stands… (1117-27) Learn More »

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR “HOUSEWIFE” SEWING KIT, 49th MASSACHUSETTS, WIA DONALDSONVILLE 1863, WITH ONE OF HIS HAT NUMERALS

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR “HOUSEWIFE” SEWING KIT, 49th MASSACHUSETTS, WIA DONALDSONVILLE 1863, WITH ONE OF HIS HAT NUMERALS

Civil War soldiers usually had to fend for themselves in repairing tears and holes in uniforms, re-sewing buttons, and the like. Sewing kits were favorite going-away gifts to departing soldiers, who… (1100-94) Learn More »

VERY NICE PATTERN 1872 SHAKO WITH MASSACHUSETTS BUTTONS & BOSTON MAKER’S LABEL

VERY NICE PATTERN 1872 SHAKO WITH MASSACHUSETTS BUTTONS & BOSTON MAKER’S LABEL

Shako is made with a black felt body with a leather crown and base. The black felt body is in very nice condition. Color has faded a bit from black to black with a greenish tint. The leather crown has… (410-503) Learn More »

1858 PATTERN FORAGE CAP WITH INFANTRY INSIGNIA

1858 PATTERN FORAGE CAP WITH INFANTRY INSIGNIA

Standard U.S. Army regulation forage cap adopted by the Quartermaster Department in late 1858. The cap in this new form was to replace the earlier pattern 1839 “Wheel Cap” used in the field by the… (1117-130) Learn More »

NICE CLEAN COPY OF CONFEDERATE SWORD REFERENCE BOOK

NICE CLEAN COPY OF CONFEDERATE SWORD REFERENCE BOOK

Reprint copy of “A PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLEMENT OF CONFEDERATE SWORDS WITH ADDENDUM” by William A. Albaugh III. Illustrated dustjacket is excellent. Interior and binding are also very nice. No rips or… (956-62) Learn More »

$30.00
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EXCELLENT COPY OF “NEW YORK MONUMENTS AT CHATTANOOGA”

EXCELLENT COPY OF “NEW YORK MONUMENTS AT CHATTANOOGA”

The full title of this handsome volume is “NEW YORK MONUMENTS AT CHATTANOOGA / DEDICATION OF CENTRAL HISTORICAL MEMORIAL LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN” published in 1928. Volume is blue cloth hardcover with… (B6228) Learn More »

SEATED VIEW OF HENRY WILSON – POLITICIAN & ONE TIME COLONEL OF THE 22ND MASSACHUSETTS

SEATED VIEW OF HENRY WILSON – POLITICIAN & ONE TIME COLONEL OF THE 22ND MASSACHUSETTS

CDV shows Wilson seated by a table on which his top hat rests. He wears a dark civilian suit with a white shirt, black cravat and raised paper collar. Image has very good contrast and clarity. Mount… (2020-491) Learn More »

CDV BUST VIEW OF GENERAL JOHN R. RIGGIN, JR. OF GENERAL GRANT’S STAFF

CDV BUST VIEW OF GENERAL JOHN R. RIGGIN, JR. OF GENERAL GRANT’S STAFF

Image shows Riggin in a dark single-breasted frock coat with cutout brigadier general’s stars on his shoulders. Image has good clarity and contrast. Paper and mount are in very nice… (2020-490) Learn More »

SEATED VIEW OF 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE COLONEL GILMAN MARSTON

SEATED VIEW OF 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE COLONEL GILMAN MARSTON

CDV image of Marston seated wearing a dark civilian suit with black felt collar and dark military vest open to reveal a white shirt and black bowtie. Image has excellent clarity and contrast. Edges of… (2020-503) Learn More »

CDV BUST VIEW OF ADJUTANT, LATER LT. COLONEL, THOMAS SHERWIN, JR., 22ND MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY – WOUNDED IN ACTION AT GAINES’ MILL, VA – BREVET BRIG. GENERAL FOR DISTINGUISHED GALLANTRY AT GETTYSBURG

CDV BUST VIEW OF ADJUTANT, LATER LT. COLONEL, THOMAS SHERWIN, JR., 22ND MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY – WOUNDED IN ACTION AT GAINES’ MILL, VA – BREVET BRIG. GENERAL FOR DISTINGUISHED GALLANTRY AT GETTYSBURG

Bust view of Sherwin wearing a double breasted frock coat with shoulder boards visible.  CDV is in very good condition with very minor soiling, a slight crease at the lower left of the mount, and… (2020-495) Learn More »

DR. I. NEWTON'S BITTERS LABEL

DR. I. NEWTON'S BITTERS LABEL

Nice, original label for Dr. I. Newton's Bitters calls it, "A Pleasant Cordial Stomach Bitter", helpful for, "bilious affections, dyspepsia, histeria, nervous disorders, worms, diarrhoea, disorders… (L15631) Learn More »

UNUSED 2ND CORPS PATRIOTIC COVER

UNUSED 2ND CORPS PATRIOTIC COVER

Very nice unused patriotic cover with a 2nd Corps badge in the upper left corner with “2d CORPS, 2d DIVISION” in blue ink beneath the badge. Running at right angels to the badge is the printers… (668-213) Learn More »

$25.00
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CABINET CARD OF WORLD WAR ONE ERA BRITISH ARMY MEDIC

CABINET CARD OF WORLD WAR ONE ERA BRITISH ARMY MEDIC

Very nice full standing view of a British Army medic circa 1890 - World War One. The subject is posed in front of a painted backdrop of a garden trellis. He stands between a table and chair made of… (668-284) Learn More »

$25.00
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GREAT IMAGE SHOWING MEMBERS OF THE 8TH US CAVALRY SHOEING HORSES CIRCA 1890’S – ALL ID’D

GREAT IMAGE SHOWING MEMBERS OF THE 8TH US CAVALRY SHOEING HORSES CIRCA 1890’S – ALL ID’D

View shows six members of Troop A, 8th US Cavalry at Fort Meade, South Dakota working on shoeing horses. Visible in the background are several wood buildings. The men and horse in the foreground are… (668-261) Learn More »

$125.00
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STEREO VIEW OF BATTERY #4 NEAR YORKTOWN FEATURING 1ST CONNECTICUT HEAVY ARTILLERY OFFICER LATER KILLED AT FREDERICKSBURG WITH THE 14TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

STEREO VIEW OF BATTERY #4 NEAR YORKTOWN FEATURING 1ST CONNECTICUT HEAVY ARTILLERY OFFICER LATER KILLED AT FREDERICKSBURG WITH THE 14TH CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

Stereo view is of Battery #4 at Yorktown which was manned by large 13-inch mortars of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery. Some of the officers of the regiment are visible among the mortars in the… (668-243) Learn More »

1862 ADJUTANT’S COPY OF CORRESPONDENCE FROM GENERAL IN CHIEF HENRY W. HALLECK

1862 ADJUTANT’S COPY OF CORRESPONDENCE FROM GENERAL IN CHIEF HENRY W. HALLECK

Dated “Hd Qrs of the Army / Washington, Dec. 1st 1862. Addressed to “Adjt. Genl. A,S. Fuller / Springfield.”  2 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 7” x 9.25. Exhibits light fold-marks, slight… (2020-836) Learn More »

$60.00
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1861 DATED AND INSPECTED 1850 FIELD AND STAFF WITH BLADE PRESENTATION TO D.W. FLAGLER, U.S. CHIEF ORDNANCE OFFICER AT GETTYSBURG, FROM THE MOTHER OF WEST POINT CLASSMATE H.W. KINGSBURY

1861 DATED AND INSPECTED 1850 FIELD AND STAFF WITH BLADE PRESENTATION TO D.W. FLAGLER, U.S. CHIEF ORDNANCE OFFICER AT GETTYSBURG, FROM THE MOTHER OF WEST POINT CLASSMATE H.W. KINGSBURY

An extremely rare US Army 1850 pattern staff and field sword made by Ames, one of only 67 dated and inspected by the U.S. government in 1861, presented to D.W. Flagler, an 1861 graduate of West Point… (870-643) Learn More »

US CIVIL WAR REGULATION ISSUE BUFF INFANTRY WAISTBELT WITH KEEPER AND OVAL US PLATE

US CIVIL WAR REGULATION ISSUE BUFF INFANTRY WAISTBELT WITH KEEPER AND OVAL US PLATE

This is the standard U.S. infantry waist belt and belt buckle of the Civil War in excellent condition. Constructed of buff leather, originally blackened and oxidized to brown from the iron in the… (953-177) Learn More »

REMINGTON MODEL 1867 NAVY ROLLING BLOCK PISTOL

REMINGTON MODEL 1867 NAVY ROLLING BLOCK PISTOL

Made in early 1870s. Total quantity made is unknown. This pistol is a .50 caliber centerfire single shot.  Seven-inch round barrel with serial number 1919 under barrel. Well-worn anchor stamp on top… (315-04) Learn More »


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