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CIVIL WAR EAGLE POMMEL PRESENTATION SWORD BY PATIENTS AT MOWER GENERAL HOSPITAL TO DR. J.A.C. HANLY, MARCH 20th, 1863

CIVIL WAR EAGLE POMMEL PRESENTATION SWORD BY PATIENTS AT MOWER GENERAL HOSPITAL TO DR. J.A.C. HANLY, MARCH 20th, 1863

Mower General Hospital, first known as Chestnut Hill Hospital, was one of the largest U.S. General Hospitals. Planned and built in 1862, it opened in early 1863 and could hold 3600 patients. Covering… (870-613). Learn More »

TIFFANY PRESENTATION SWORD TO WILLIAM S. MARBLE, 7th CONNECTICUT VOLS, WIA BERMUDA HUNDRED, IN COMMAND OF THE REGT. AT FT. FISHER

TIFFANY PRESENTATION SWORD TO WILLIAM S. MARBLE, 7th CONNECTICUT VOLS, WIA BERMUDA HUNDRED, IN COMMAND OF THE REGT. AT FT. FISHER

Tiffany & Company is acknowledged as the finest producer of presentation swords in the 1860s and this is good example of their work, showing detailed craftsmanship and refined taste. The deeply… (870-172). Learn More »

$18,000.00
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VERY RARE 1834 ENGINEER AND MEDICAL STAFF SWORD BY HENRY BOKER, BELONGING TO BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN HENDRICKSON, WHO LOST A LEG AT FREDERICKSBURG, 83rd NEW YORK VOLS (9th NYSM) AND 13th V.R.C.

VERY RARE 1834 ENGINEER AND MEDICAL STAFF SWORD BY HENRY BOKER, BELONGING TO BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN HENDRICKSON, WHO LOST A LEG AT FREDERICKSBURG, 83rd NEW YORK VOLS (9th NYSM) AND 13th V.R.C.

New patterns of swords for the U.S. army were developed from 1832 to 1834. This elegant smallsword pattern (variously called by collectors the 1832 or 1834 pattern) was designated for officers of… (870-325). Learn More »

RARE, ONE-OF-A-KIND, SPECIAL ORDER U.S. 1839 PATTERN TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER’S SWORD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

RARE, ONE-OF-A-KIND, SPECIAL ORDER U.S. 1839 PATTERN TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER’S SWORD IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

Topographical Engineer swords extremely scarce to begin with and this is a “one-off,” custom-made example by Ames with a scaled down blade and scabbard for a specific officer in that elite corps.… (870-598). Learn More »

RARE FIRST PATTERN U.S. M1839 TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER’S SWORD: THE ONLY KNOWN U.S. INSPECTED EXAMPLE & PROBABLY THE GOVERNMENT MODEL

RARE FIRST PATTERN U.S. M1839 TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER’S SWORD: THE ONLY KNOWN U.S. INSPECTED EXAMPLE & PROBABLY THE GOVERNMENT MODEL

The is the rarest of the rare: the only Topographical Engineer officer's saber that is government inspected and is thought by Thillmann to be the “model” sword for the pattern since it bears… (870-328). Learn More »

CAPT. JAMES O. McCLURE, GENERAL BANKS’ BODY GUARD: ETCHED BLADE INSCRIBED 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY WILLARD & HAWLEY

CAPT. JAMES O. McCLURE, GENERAL BANKS’ BODY GUARD: ETCHED BLADE INSCRIBED 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY WILLARD & HAWLEY

This very nice US Model 1850 Staff and Field officer’s sword by Willard and Hawley of Syracuse, NY, has great blade etching that includes an officer holding a U.S. flag aloft as he surmounts enemy… (846-143). Learn More »

ARTILLERY TREATISE OWNED, SIGNED, AND WITH NOTATIONS, BY JOHN MERCER BROOKE, INVENTOR OF THE BROOKE RIFLE AND PROJECTILES, DESIGNER OF THE IRONCLAD C.S.S. VIRGINIA

ARTILLERY TREATISE OWNED, SIGNED, AND WITH NOTATIONS, BY JOHN MERCER BROOKE, INVENTOR OF THE BROOKE RIFLE AND PROJECTILES, DESIGNER OF THE IRONCLAD C.S.S. VIRGINIA

This is Volume 1 of an original 1809 first edition of Louis De Tousard’s American Artillerist’s Companion, or Elements of Artillery, given to John Mercer Brooke by William Green of Richmond, Va.,… (846-186). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED US BASE DRUM WITH MINNESOTA CONNECTION

IDENTIFIED US BASE DRUM WITH MINNESOTA CONNECTION

Bass drum has a maple wood shell in very good condition. The wood surface shows light wear and is free of cracks and chips. It meas. approx. 19.00 inches tall by 26.50 inches across the heads. Painted… (996-01). Learn More »

$1,200.00
Originally $1,600.00
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A WEST VIRGINIA SOLDIER’S WARTIME SOUVENIR: A CS WOOD CANTEEN FOUND AT RICHMOND IN 1865

A WEST VIRGINIA SOLDIER’S WARTIME SOUVENIR: A CS WOOD CANTEEN FOUND AT RICHMOND IN 1865

It is very symbolic that a Virginian who had remained loyal to the Union carved a captured Confederate canteen in Richmond, Virginia, on July 4, 1865, the anniversary of the newly re-united nation’s… (1097-21). Learn More »

$5,500.00
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INK ID’D IMAGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA CAPTAIN GEORGE M. FAIRLEE OF ORR’S RIFLES

INK ID’D IMAGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA CAPTAIN GEORGE M. FAIRLEE OF ORR’S RIFLES

CDV shows Fairlee in the classic Napoleonic stance, posed in front of a pastoral painted backdrop. He wears a gray frock coat with captain’s insignia on the collar, dark cuffs and galloons on the… (846-150). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR GUIDON OF COMPANY M, 3rd NEW YORK CAVALRY

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR GUIDON OF COMPANY M, 3rd NEW YORK CAVALRY

This cavalry guidon came out of the family only in 2017 and was carried in Company M of the 3rd New York Cavalry and preserved by Charles Nobles (or “Noble,”) who served in the company from August… (1097-23). 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 »

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 »

$3,500.00
Originally $3,950.00
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BIBLE PRESENTED BY JOHN S. MOSBY TO A.D. PAYNE, A MAN HE LATER CHALLENGED TO A DUEL

BIBLE PRESENTED BY JOHN S. MOSBY TO A.D. PAYNE, A MAN HE LATER CHALLENGED TO A DUEL

A very interesting memento of two former Confederate cavalry officers who nearly turned politics into a blood sport. The bible is octavo, roughly 6 by 10 by 2.5 inches, bound in worn bluish-black… (846-191). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED MAJOR GENERAL MARTIN LUTHER SMITH’S CONFEDERATE FROCK COAT WITH MEXICAN WAR TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER EPAULETS AND HAT INSIGNIA

IDENTIFIED MAJOR GENERAL MARTIN LUTHER SMITH’S CONFEDERATE FROCK COAT WITH MEXICAN WAR TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER EPAULETS AND HAT INSIGNIA

This coat for many years was on display, while loaned, at the Museum of the Confederacy (now the Museum of the American Civil War) in Richmond, Virginia. This coat has been professionally conserved… (766-1388). Learn More »

WILLIAM GLAZE PALMETTO ARMORY COMMERCIAL RIFLE OF SAMUEL HART, 1st SERGEANT CO. B, 1st SOUTH CAROLINA RESERVES, “THE CHARLESTON GUARD.”

WILLIAM GLAZE PALMETTO ARMORY COMMERCIAL RIFLE OF SAMUEL HART, 1st SERGEANT CO. B, 1st SOUTH CAROLINA RESERVES, “THE CHARLESTON GUARD.”

This is a very scarce example of a privately purchased rifle (or technically a rifled musket) made by William Glaze and his Palmetto Armory for private sale to the South Carolina militia just before… (766-1182). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE OFFICER’S HAVERSACK OF MAJOR JAMES B. EUSTIS: ON THE STAFFS OF MAGRUDER, JOHNSTON, AND HOOD

CONFEDERATE OFFICER’S HAVERSACK OF MAJOR JAMES B. EUSTIS: ON THE STAFFS OF MAGRUDER, JOHNSTON, AND HOOD

This identified Confederate officer’s haversack is beautifully and boldly inscribed in period brown ink across the underside of its cloth-lined flap: “Major Eustis / A. A. Gen’l / Gen’l J.E.… (846-176). Learn More »

$4,750.00
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VERY NICE NON-DUG ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA STYLE OVAL CS “EGG” BUCKLE

VERY NICE NON-DUG ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA STYLE OVAL CS “EGG” BUCKLE

This is a very scarce example of a non-excavated Confederate enlisted man’s belt plate in excellent condition. Plates of this pattern long ago got the unflattering nickname of CS “egg” plates… (286-819). Learn More »

HISTORIC AND BEAUTIFUL SWORD OF GENERAL AND PRESIDENT FRANKLIN PIERCE

HISTORIC AND BEAUTIFUL SWORD OF GENERAL AND PRESIDENT FRANKLIN PIERCE

This beautiful sword descended directly in the family of Brigadier General Franklin Pierce of New Hampshire (1804-1869,) 14th President of the United States. It comes with a notarized letter from the… (1096-01). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED 18th SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX: W. F. HODGE, Co. B, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT SECOND MANASSAS

IDENTIFIED 18th SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE CARTRIDGE BOX: W. F. HODGE, Co. B, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT SECOND MANASSAS

The loss of the Eighteenth South Carolina Volunteers in this engagement was   very heavy, being nearly or quite half the number that went into action.” – Official Report of Second Bull Run by… (846-195). Learn More »


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