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POWDER HORN FROM CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

POWDER HORN FROM CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

We recently acquired the effects of Charles E. Dearing (1838-1930,) who served in the 16th Maine during the Civil War. This powder horn was among his papers, relics, and mementos and is in excellent… (766-1103) Learn More »

$35.00
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CONFEDERATE SPECIAL ORDERS REGARDING S.W. BREWER 26th NORTH CAROLINA, WAR SOUVENIR OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

CONFEDERATE SPECIAL ORDERS REGARDING S.W. BREWER 26th NORTH CAROLINA, WAR SOUVENIR OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

This comes from the grouping of material related to Charles E. Dearing we recently acquired. Dearing served in the 16th Maine from August 1862 to June 1865, rising from the rank of Corporal to… (766-1085) Learn More »

$150.00
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CONFEDERATE SPECIAL ORDERS: HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA SIGNED BY LEE’S A.A.G. WALTER H. TAYLOR – BROUGHT HOME BY QM SGT. CHARLES E. DEARING, 16TH MAINE

CONFEDERATE SPECIAL ORDERS: HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA SIGNED BY LEE’S A.A.G. WALTER H. TAYLOR – BROUGHT HOME BY QM SGT. CHARLES E. DEARING, 16TH MAINE

This document bears the bold, ink signature of Lt. Col. Walter H. Taylor ( 1838-1916.) Taylor was an “FFV” and VMI graduate who joined Robert E. Lee’s staff as Assistant Adjutant General, but… (766-1084) Learn More »

$150.00
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A VERY TOUCHING THANKGIVING 1863 LETTER TO CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE FROM HIS FAMILY

A VERY TOUCHING THANKGIVING 1863 LETTER TO CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE FROM HIS FAMILY

In October 1863 President Lincoln proclaimed a national day of thanksgiving for November 26. The Dearing family honored the proclamation and gathered at “the old homestead in Webster” to celebrate… (766-1087) Learn More »

$100.00
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TWO IMAGES OF 16th MAINE CAMPS FROM THE PAPERS OF CHARLES E. DEARING, COMPANY B

TWO IMAGES OF 16th MAINE CAMPS FROM THE PAPERS OF CHARLES E. DEARING, COMPANY B

These are both Civil War period photographically reproduced drawings of camps of the 16th Maine, typical of images marketed to soldiers to send home as mementos. Each measures about 4.5 by 6 inches on… (766-1086) Learn More »

OLIVER CROMWELL’S POCKET BIBLE FOR SOLDIERS, REPRINTED BY THE AMERICAN TRACT SOCIETY, CARRIED BY C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

OLIVER CROMWELL’S POCKET BIBLE FOR SOLDIERS, REPRINTED BY THE AMERICAN TRACT SOCIETY, CARRIED BY C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

During the English Civil War Oliver Cromwell sought to inspire his soldiers, and maybe incur a little divine favor, by supplying them with pamphlet versions, just 32 pages long, of a condensed bible,… (766-1096) Learn More »

$150.00
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POCKET RELIGIOUS TRACT: A CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S GIFT TO SERGEANT  C. E. DEARING, CO. B, 16th, MAINE, GETTYSBURG P.O.W., FROM HIS SISTER 1863

POCKET RELIGIOUS TRACT: A CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S GIFT TO SERGEANT C. E. DEARING, CO. B, 16th, MAINE, GETTYSBURG P.O.W., FROM HIS SISTER 1863

We recently acquired a large trove of material descended from Charles E. Dearing, who mustered into Co. B of the 16th Maine as a corporal in August 1862, was promoted sergeant in January and first… (766-1095) Learn More »

$225.00
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SHOP CLOSURE DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS

SHOP CLOSURE DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS

To the friends, customers, and vendors of The Horse Soldier: Governor Wolf has officially ordered a Stay at Home order for the entire state of Pennsylvania. This means that The Horse Soldier is not… Learn More »

RARE PAIR OF IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR SOLDIER’S FULL-DRESS WHITE GLOVES BELONGING TO CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

RARE PAIR OF IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR SOLDIER’S FULL-DRESS WHITE GLOVES BELONGING TO CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

Real Civil War issue dress gloves are very hard to find. They are regulation uniform items, but were reserved for dress parades and other occasions when full dress was demanded. They were seldom… (766-1090) Learn More »

$100.00
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LETTER TO CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE WHILE A PRISONER OF WAR AFTER GETTYSBURG FROM HIS BROTHER ALBERT LINCOLN DEARING 5th MAINE, WIA

LETTER TO CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE WHILE A PRISONER OF WAR AFTER GETTYSBURG FROM HIS BROTHER ALBERT LINCOLN DEARING 5th MAINE, WIA

A rather jocular letter written to Charles E. Dearing while a prisoner of war by his brother, Capt. Albert Lincoln Dearing 5th Maine, dated September 8, 1863, written while recovering from a wound… (766-1081) Learn More »

$100.00
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16th MAINE QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT’S WARRANT FOR CHARLES E. DEARING SIGNED BY CHARLES TILDEN, CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG AND ESCAPED FROM LIBBY

16th MAINE QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT’S WARRANT FOR CHARLES E. DEARING SIGNED BY CHARLES TILDEN, CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG AND ESCAPED FROM LIBBY

Officers received their rank and authority on the basis of commissions from the government. Regimental non-commissioned officers (corporals and sergeants) received theirs from the regiment’s… (766-1080) Learn More »

$150.00
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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 »

GOLD HAT CORD FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

GOLD HAT CORD FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

During the Civil War, gold hat cords were reserved for general officers, but they were later adopted for wear by members of the G.A.R. on their slouch hats. This one is in excellent condition, with… (766-1093) Learn More »

CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE ALBUM PAGE: SERGT. MAJ. MANLEY, CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG, AND TWO OTHERS, ONE PERHAPS DEARING HIMSELF

CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE ALBUM PAGE: SERGT. MAJ. MANLEY, CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG, AND TWO OTHERS, ONE PERHAPS DEARING HIMSELF

This album page comes from the estate Charles Edwin Dearing of the 16th Maine. The page was put together, or at least annotated, by a great grandchild, who inscribed it in ink, “Friends of Charles… (766-1109) 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 »

GETTYSBURG CONTENT LETTER OF CHARLES E. DEARING, 1st SERGEANT, CO. B, 16th MAINE, CAPTURED AS GETTYSBURG AFTER DEFENDING OAK RIDGE

GETTYSBURG CONTENT LETTER OF CHARLES E. DEARING, 1st SERGEANT, CO. B, 16th MAINE, CAPTURED AS GETTYSBURG AFTER DEFENDING OAK RIDGE

This is a lengthy four-page letter in ink written by Charles E. Dearing to his mother on October 13, 1863, upon his exchange from Confederate captivity after Gettysburg. On July 1 the 16th Maine… (766-1083) Learn More »

IDENTIFIED WARTIME KEPI OF CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE, MARKED AND SOLD BY J.W. CURRIER, ARMY TRADE AGENT AT CITY POINT, VA, 1864-1865

IDENTIFIED WARTIME KEPI OF CHARLES E. DEARING, 16th MAINE, MARKED AND SOLD BY J.W. CURRIER, ARMY TRADE AGENT AT CITY POINT, VA, 1864-1865

Charles E. Dearing served as corporal, sergeant and first sergeant in the 16th Maine, seeing action at Fredericksburg and Gettysburg, where he was captured. Returning to the regiment in late May 1864,… (766-1092) Learn More »

VERY SCARCE IDENTIFIED INFANTRY QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT CHEVRONS OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

VERY SCARCE IDENTIFIED INFANTRY QUARTERMASTER SERGEANT CHEVRONS OF CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

Quartermaster sergeants were members of a regiment’s noncommissioned staff and aided the Quartermaster in the acquisition and distribution of equipment and other regimental property (other than food… (766-1091) Learn More »

$895.00
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PIECE OF THE FLAG OF THE 16th MAINE TORN UP TO AVOID CAPTURE ON JULY 1, 1863, AT GETTYSBURG WITH LETTER FROM SERGT. DEARING SENDING IT HOME

PIECE OF THE FLAG OF THE 16th MAINE TORN UP TO AVOID CAPTURE ON JULY 1, 1863, AT GETTYSBURG WITH LETTER FROM SERGT. DEARING SENDING IT HOME

“The intrepid color bearers, Mower and Thomas, waved defiance to the foe, as they closed around the regiment. Although conspicuous marks, they gallantly held aloft the loved emblems until capture… (766-1082) Learn More »

$2,250.00
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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 »

RARE WARTIME CLOTH THIRD DIVISION FIFTH CORPS BADGE OF C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

RARE WARTIME CLOTH THIRD DIVISION FIFTH CORPS BADGE OF C.E. DEARING 16th MAINE

Cloth corps badges are a minefield for the collector. There is little to go on with a badge that has no provenance and the market is flooded with fakes, impositions, and the occasional G.A.R. badge… (766-1094) Learn More »

NCO EAGLE WAISTBELT PLATE AND KEEPER OF SERGT. C.E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

NCO EAGLE WAISTBELT PLATE AND KEEPER OF SERGT. C.E. DEARING, 16th MAINE

This regulation 1851 pattern sword belt plate and keeper came to us in a large grouping of material belonging to Charles E. Dearing of the 16th Maine. Dearing was mustered into Co. B as a corporal in… (766-1088) Learn More »

$550.00
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“SACRED SOIL” FROM THE BATTLEFIELD OF BULL RUN: A WARTIME MEMENTO SENT HOME BY CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

“SACRED SOIL” FROM THE BATTLEFIELD OF BULL RUN: A WARTIME MEMENTO SENT HOME BY CHARLES E. DEARING 16th MAINE

This is from a large group of material we recently acquired that came from Charles E. Dearing, Corporal, Sergeant, First Sergeant, and Quartermaster Sergeant of the 16th Maine. Dearing served with the… (766-1104) Learn More »

$95.00
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US/CS ARTILLERY VENT PUNCH RECOVERED IN GEORGIA

US/CS ARTILLERY VENT PUNCH RECOVERED IN GEORGIA

Iron tool used for clearing the vent hole on a cannon when the “gimlet” tool failed. Octagonal head with a wire stem 4 ¼” long. Recovered in Atlanta. … (766-1205) Learn More »

$50.00
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CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER / 6 LB. FRAGMENT IN RICHMOND, VA

CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER / 6 LB. FRAGMENT IN RICHMOND, VA

A Confederate 6 Pounder 3.67” spherical shell fragment with a Confederate copper fuse adapter. Recovered in Richmond, VA.  [ws] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (766-1213) Learn More »

FANTASTIC CARVED .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL

FANTASTIC CARVED .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL

This is a great “dug” relic. A bored soldier who was handy with a pocket knife carved this minie ball. With multiple horizontal rings and four vertical line cut into this ball, it could be called… (286-748) Learn More »

$55.00
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SECTIONED GALLAGER CARBINE CARTRIDGE

SECTIONED GALLAGER CARBINE CARTRIDGE

This is the paper and foil cartridge manufactured under Poultney’s patent.  The patent (#40,988 dated December 15, 1863) was originally granted to Thomas Rodman and Silas Crispin who assigned it to… (490-1989) Learn More »

$30.00
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.52 CALIBER SHARPS LINEN CARTRIDGE

.52 CALIBER SHARPS LINEN CARTRIDGE

Complete cartridge for the .52 caliber Sharps carbine or rifle in excellent condition. The cartridge case is rolled of fine linen and tissue paper was glued to close the back end. This tube was then… (490-1950) Learn More »

VERY SCARCE .45 CALIBER TEATFIRE CARTRIDGE

VERY SCARCE .45 CALIBER TEATFIRE CARTRIDGE

Cartridge for large .45 caliber Moore revolver.  David Williamson received a patent in 1864 for this teatfire cartridge. This was essentially a patent evasion to get around Smith & Wesson’s… (490-1985) Learn More »

.54 CAL. ROUND BALL CARTRIDGE

.54 CAL. ROUND BALL CARTRIDGE

Paper cartridge containing .54 caliber round ball and gun powder, wrapped in U.S. regulation style. The ball was rolled in tan cartridge paper, tied with twine above and below, the tube filled with… (490-2058) Learn More »

REMINGTON “ZOUAVE” SABER BAYONET WITH SCABBARD & FROG

REMINGTON “ZOUAVE” SABER BAYONET WITH SCABBARD & FROG

This bayonet is an original Civil War “Zouave” style saber bayonet. The total length of this bayonet is 25” while the graceful-looking blade itself is 20” long. Issued with the Remington… (490-2099) Learn More »

REMINGTON “ZOUAVE” SABER BAYONET WITH SCABBARD

REMINGTON “ZOUAVE” SABER BAYONET WITH SCABBARD

This bayonet is an original Civil War “Zouave” style saber bayonet. The total length of this bayonet is 25” while the graceful-looking blade itself is 20” long. Issued with the Remington… (490-2112) Learn More »

MUSEUM QUALITY MG3 WW2 GERMAN LIGHT MACHINE GUN

MUSEUM QUALITY MG3 WW2 GERMAN LIGHT MACHINE GUN

We at The Horse Solider are very proud to offer this museum quality example of the famous MG34 WW2 German light machine gun. A true rarity as this display gun is all numbers matching. The majority of… (G3949) Learn More »

LARGE CONFEDERATE TIN CANTEEN

LARGE CONFEDERATE TIN CANTEEN

This is a large smoothside canteen measuring approximately 8 ½” in diameter; nearly a whole inch larger in diameter than the US-made canteens. It is constructed in typical “Model 1858” style… (2020-18) Learn More »

$325.00
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EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA & GAR ITEMS ID’D TO OFFICER CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG

EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA & GAR ITEMS ID’D TO OFFICER CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG

The items in this little group are identified to 1st Lieutenant George W. Grant of the 88th Pennsylvania who was captured at Gettysburg on July1, 1863. The lot consists of an embroidered Infantry… (1070-162) Learn More »

PANORAMIC WAR TIME ARTISTIC VIEW OF WASHINGTON, DC

PANORAMIC WAR TIME ARTISTIC VIEW OF WASHINGTON, DC

Dated 1862, this beautiful panoramic view of Washington, DC measures 4 inches wide by 43 inches long at full spread.  It folds to postcard size of 4 inches by 6 and 1/ 2 inches.  Titled… (1032-26) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE PERCUSSION CAP BOX WITH LEAD FINIAL

CONFEDERATE PERCUSSION CAP BOX WITH LEAD FINIAL

Confederate percussion cap box with lead finial.  This example possesses the “signature” Confederate characteristics of the lead closing finial and single and wide leather belt loop. … (1032-71) Learn More »

SMALL BOOK SHAPED GEM SIZED PHOTO HOLDER WITH TWO PHOTOS

SMALL BOOK SHAPED GEM SIZED PHOTO HOLDER WITH TWO PHOTOS

Small brass book that when closed meas. approx. 1.00 x 1.00 x 0.50 an inch. The cover is decorated with a crossed anchor and Christian cross with a heart at center surrounded by scroll decoration.… (1043-291) Learn More »

MASSIVE CIVIL WAR “DAHLGREN” SHORT NAVY BOWIE KNIFE BAYONET WITH SCABBARD

MASSIVE CIVIL WAR “DAHLGREN” SHORT NAVY BOWIE KNIFE BAYONET WITH SCABBARD

This edged weapon is a rare, original Pattern 1861 “Dahlgren” bowie knife often referred to as the Plymouth Naval Rifle Bowie Knife Bayonet. Designed in 1856 by U.S. Navy Admiral John A. B.… (490-1836) Learn More »

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH AND SERMON OF ELDER JACOB KING (OF UPSON COUNTY, GA) W/FUNERAL SERMON BY ELDER B.F. THARP

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH AND SERMON OF ELDER JACOB KING (OF UPSON COUNTY, GA) W/FUNERAL SERMON BY ELDER B.F. THARP

Published by Burke, Boykin & Company, Macon, GA, 1864. Wraps, 31 pp., ills. Faded yellow cover, trimmed in black. Exhibit slight wear and soiling. Elder Jacob King was born in 1796 and passed away… (1030-506) Learn More »

U.S. INFANTRY TACTICS OF THE UNITED STATES INFANTRY

U.S. INFANTRY TACTICS OF THE UNITED STATES INFANTRY

Published by J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia, 1861. 450 pp., fldg. dia. Green, blind-stamped buckram covers, 3.625 x 5.375”, w/gilt spine lettering Front hinge cracking, exhibits rubbing at… (1054-1179) Learn More »

US MODEL 1858 ST. LOUIS ARSENAL SMOOTH SURFACE CANTEEN

US MODEL 1858 ST. LOUIS ARSENAL SMOOTH SURFACE CANTEEN

U.S. Model 1858 smooth surface canteen, supplied by the St. Louis Arsenal.  This style is noted on pages 118-119 of Sylvia and O’Donnell’s “Civil War Canteens.”  The St. Louis Arsenal… (1032-61) Learn More »

$325.00
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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 »

LETTER FROM JAMES HARVEY BROWN 91st NEW YORK, WIA PORT HUDSON

LETTER FROM JAMES HARVEY BROWN 91st NEW YORK, WIA PORT HUDSON

A very well written and descriptive letter to his mother and father by James H. Brown, Co. B, 91st New York. Brown was married and 24 years of age when he enlisted at Albany on 9/10/61, mustering in… (480-169) Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO US NAVY KA-BAR KNIFE

WORLD WAR TWO US NAVY KA-BAR KNIFE

Designed as a robust knife suitable for fighting and more mundane utility tasks, the Ka-Bar was adopted in late 1942 by the US Marine Corps and the Navy followed suit soon after, using it to replace… (1037-392) Learn More »

$95.00
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SABER BAYONET AND SCABBARD FOR THE WHITNEY PLYMOUTH 1861 NAVY RIFLE SERIAL NUMBER 5681

SABER BAYONET AND SCABBARD FOR THE WHITNEY PLYMOUTH 1861 NAVY RIFLE SERIAL NUMBER 5681

This is very good example of the saber (or sword) bayonet issued with the US Navy’s Model 1861 rifle. Developed by John Dahlgren in the late 1850s, and nicknamed for the USS Plymouth, on which the… (490-1827) Learn More »

SABER BAYONET FOR J. HENRY & SONS RIFLE MUSKET

SABER BAYONET FOR J. HENRY & SONS RIFLE MUSKET

This bayonet is an original Civil War saber bayonet for a .58 caliber rifle musket made by J. Henry & Sons of Philadelphia. Henry made approximately 600 muskets between 1861 and 1862. Bayonet… (490-2075) Learn More »

M-4 BAYONET & SCABBARD FOR THE M-1 CARBINE

M-4 BAYONET & SCABBARD FOR THE M-1 CARBINE

The drawn bayonet meas. approx. 11.50 inches long from point to pommel. The parkerized blade itself is approx. 6 9/16 inches long. It has a spearpoint with a true edge that shows signs of sharpening… (172-5494) Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN K98 COMBAT BAYONET

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN K98 COMBAT BAYONET

The K98 bayonet was a standard issue item and was accompanied by a bayonet frog to be worn on the left side of the waist belt. The K98 bayonet remained the standard issue bayonet through-out the war… (918-75) Learn More »

$190.00
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CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER/SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED IN ATLANTA, GA

CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER/SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED IN ATLANTA, GA

A Confederate 12 Pounder 4.52” diameter polygonal cavity spherical shell fragment with a Confederate copper fuse adapter recovered in Atlanta, GA. Used exclusively by the Confederacy, interior cast… (766-1211) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER/SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED IN ATLANTA, GA

CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER/SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED IN ATLANTA, GA

A Confederate 12 Pounder 4.52” diameter polygonal cavity spherical shell fragment with a Confederate copper fuse adapter recovered in Atlanta, GA. Used exclusively by the Confederacy, interior cast… (766-1210) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER/SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED IN ATLANTA, GA

CONFEDERATE FUSE ADAPTER/SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED IN ATLANTA, GA

A Confederate 12 Pounder 4.52” diameter polygonal cavity spherical shell fragment with a Confederate copper fuse adapter recovered in Atlanta, GA. Used exclusively by the Confederacy, interior cast… (766-1212) Learn More »

WAIST-UP CDV OF 4TH NEW HAMPSHIRE CORPORAL WHO WAS AMONG THE MISSING BUT LATER RETURNED

WAIST-UP CDV OF 4TH NEW HAMPSHIRE CORPORAL WHO WAS AMONG THE MISSING BUT LATER RETURNED

Nice bright vignette image ID as Corporal John D. Mahoney. He wears a dark frock coat with Corporal chevrons visible on each arm. Bottom of mount has “J. D. MAHONEY 4TH N. H.” in modern pencil. ID… (1054-2121) Learn More »

INK ID BUST VIEW CDV OF 4TH NEW HAMPSHIRE OFFICER

INK ID BUST VIEW CDV OF 4TH NEW HAMPSHIRE OFFICER

Vignette bust view of Albert H. C. Jewett wearing a dark single-breasted frock coat. Image has good clarity and contrast; however there is some light foxing along the lower edge and one side and the… (1054-2123) Learn More »

THREE-QUARTER STANDING CDV OF 4TH NEW HAMPSHIRE NCO KILLED IN ACTION

THREE-QUARTER STANDING CDV OF 4TH NEW HAMPSHIRE NCO KILLED IN ACTION

  Image shows Corporal Christopher Bodwell proudly posed with one hand resting on a table and the other on his hip. He wears a dark frock coat with corporal chevrons on each sleeve and light trousers… (1054-2125) Learn More »

US/CS .69 CALIBER BULLET IN WOOD FROM GETTYSBURG

US/CS .69 CALIBER BULLET IN WOOD FROM GETTYSBURG

A .69 caliber round musket ball in wood found in Reynolds’ Woods by local resident and relic hunter Ron Miller. He was the brother of Ed Miller, well known local relic hunter who amassed a large… (286-577) Learn More »

$75.00
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CONFEDERATE .58 CALIBER BULLET IN WOOD FROM GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE .58 CALIBER BULLET IN WOOD FROM GETTYSBURG

A Confederate .58 caliber Gardner Patent bullet in wood found in Reynolds’ Woods by local resident and relic hunter Ron Miller. He was the brother of Ed Miller, well known local relic hunter who… (286-576) Learn More »

$125.00
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VERY NICE WINCHESTER LEE MODEL 1895 STRAIGHT-PULL RIFLE BAYONET AND SCABBARD POSSIBLY EARLY ISSUE WITH NAVY INSPECTOR’S MARK

VERY NICE WINCHESTER LEE MODEL 1895 STRAIGHT-PULL RIFLE BAYONET AND SCABBARD POSSIBLY EARLY ISSUE WITH NAVY INSPECTOR’S MARK

The Winchester-Lee 1895 Straight-pull rifle was the primary issue long arm of both the US Navy and Marine Corps from 1895 to 1900 and thus at the forefront of American expansion to a global power. An… (1037-370) Learn More »

NICE VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE CADET BUTTON

NICE VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE CADET BUTTON

This VMI cadet button was recovered at Clark’s Mountain in central Virginia. The face has no pushes and clearly shows “CADET” at the top and V.M.I. at the bottom,  the state seal figure of… (1000-2245) Learn More »

$75.00
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CONFEDERATE SCRIPT-A INFANTRY BUTTON - BLOCKADE RUN

CONFEDERATE SCRIPT-A INFANTRY BUTTON - BLOCKADE RUN

Artillery was the smallest of the three fighting branches of the army. This is a good example of the scarce English made script-A button with the backmark of, “S. Isaacs Campbell & Co. / London… (1000-2268) Learn More »

VIRGINIA STATE SEAL BUTTON

VIRGINIA STATE SEAL BUTTON

Excavated at Clark’s Mountain in central Virginia. A two-piece coat-size button with intact back and shank. This has an even patina and shows the personified Virtue triumphing over the slain… (1000-2254) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SCRIPT-I INFANTRY BUTTON - BLOCKADE RUN

CONFEDERATE SCRIPT-I INFANTRY BUTTON - BLOCKADE RUN

A nice example of the English made script-I button with a clear backmark of the famous firm, “S. Isaacs Campbell & Co. / London / 71 Jermyn St.” Shank is in place. “London” is a bit light.… (1000-2240) Learn More »

$175.00
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REPUBLIC OF TEXAS INFANTRY BUTTON BY SCOVILL

REPUBLIC OF TEXAS INFANTRY BUTTON BY SCOVILL

The Texas existed as republic from 1836 to 1845. This pattern features a raised star at center with an “I” for infantry and the words, “Republic of Texas” around the edge. Scovills filled a… (1000-2279) Learn More »

PLYMOUTH RIFLE SABER BAYONET WITH SCABBARD & RARE FROG

PLYMOUTH RIFLE SABER BAYONET WITH SCABBARD & RARE FROG

US Navy Captain John A. Dahlgren had a penchant for ordnance development and recommended adoption of a .69 caliber rifle to the navy in the late 1850s. Some 10,000 were delivered from 1861 to 1864 and… (490-2114) Learn More »

 INSCRIBED SWORD OF LT. WILLIAM L. FOULKE, 79th ILLINOIS, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT LIBERTY GAP, TN, AND SAW ACTION AT STONES RIVER, MISSIONARY RIDGE, ATLANTA CAMPAIGN, FRANKLIN AND NASHVILLE

INSCRIBED SWORD OF LT. WILLIAM L. FOULKE, 79th ILLINOIS, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT LIBERTY GAP, TN, AND SAW ACTION AT STONES RIVER, MISSIONARY RIDGE, ATLANTA CAMPAIGN, FRANKLIN AND NASHVILLE

William L. Foulke received his commission as 2nd Lieutenant of Co. C in the 79th Infantry on May 11, 1863, was promoted to 1st Lieutenant, and served as acting regimental adjutant from January 1,… (172-5481) Learn More »

WW2 GERMAN SSK 90 LUFTWAFFE PILOT HELMET SHELL

WW2 GERMAN SSK 90 LUFTWAFFE PILOT HELMET SHELL

Throughout World War Two the Luftwaffe experimented with various crash/flack helmets to protect pilots and aircrews. Siemens manufactured the SSK 90. The helmet was issued to aircrew members, but due… (873-37) Learn More »

100 COUNT PACK OF HICKS PERCUSSION CAPS BY AMERICAN CAP & FLASK CO.

100 COUNT PACK OF HICKS PERCUSSION CAPS BY AMERICAN CAP & FLASK CO.

Nice original paste board container of Civil War musket caps.  Round container covered with green paper on top and around sides. Perfect round label remains on top with nice graphics. Container is in… (490-2044C) Learn More »

$95.00
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100 COUNT PACK OF REVOLVER PERCUSSION CAPS BY GAUPILLAT

100 COUNT PACK OF REVOLVER PERCUSSION CAPS BY GAUPILLAT

Nice original paste board container of ribbed revolver percussion caps.  Round container covered with green paper sealing the two halves. Round labels remain on top and bottom with nice… (490-2047) Learn More »

$45.00
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100 COUNT PACK OF HICKS PERCUSSION CAPS BY AMERICAN CAP & FLASK CO.

100 COUNT PACK OF HICKS PERCUSSION CAPS BY AMERICAN CAP & FLASK CO.

Nice original paste board container of “Hicks’ Army Caps”.  Round container covered with green paper on top and around sides. Perfect round label remains on top with nice graphics. Container is… (490-2045) Learn More »

$75.00
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100 COUNT PACK OF PERCUSSION CAPS BY GOLDMARK

100 COUNT PACK OF PERCUSSION CAPS BY GOLDMARK

Nice original paste board container about half full of Civil War musket caps.  Round container covered with green paper on top and around sides. Perfect round label remains on top. Container is in… (490-2044A) Learn More »

$95.00
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“ELEY / LONDON” MARKED TIN OF PISTOL CAPS

“ELEY / LONDON” MARKED TIN OF PISTOL CAPS

Small japanned tin of percussion caps for pistols and revolvers. Raised text on lid reads “ELEY / LONDON”. Much of the Japanned finish has worn away leaving tin with a dark gray color. About 20… (490-2048) Learn More »

$25.00
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1843 DATED U.S. 1836 PATTERN PISTOL BY ASA WATERS WITH PERCUSSION CONVERSION

1843 DATED U.S. 1836 PATTERN PISTOL BY ASA WATERS WITH PERCUSSION CONVERSION

The Model 1836 pistol was the culmination of decades of experiment, experience, and change. Reilly considered it to be the “finest military flintlock pistol ever produced,” with “trim lines,… (1000-425) Learn More »

EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR WOOD CANE FROM ROUNDTOP

EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR WOOD CANE FROM ROUNDTOP

Here is an early souvenir walking cane made of wood taken from the famous Gettysburg battlefield area of the Round Tops. This wooden cane measures about 35 ½” long. The handle area retains a… (1054-2841) Learn More »

EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR WOOD CANE FROM ROUNDTOP

EARLY GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR WOOD CANE FROM ROUNDTOP

Here is an early souvenir walking cane made of wood taken from the famous Gettysburg battlefield area of the Round Tops. This wooden cane measures about 36 ½” long. The handle area retains a… (1054-336) Learn More »

MINTY LEATHER BAYONET SHOULDER SLING WITH NCO “EAGLE” PLATE

MINTY LEATHER BAYONET SHOULDER SLING WITH NCO “EAGLE” PLATE

Excellent condition bridle leather bayonet shoulder sling for M1842 bayonet scabbard. Belt is just over 2” wide. Outside surface remains in clean, unissued condition. Leather has some very minor… (1087-82) Learn More »


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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 / Instituted in the Year 1862.” Like everything else… (766-1100). Learn More »

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