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THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER—WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 1862. [1861-62 BURNSIDE EXPEDITION]

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER—WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 1862. [1861-62 BURNSIDE EXPEDITION]

8 pp., 16.5” x 22., 6 columns. Front page features  “Map Showing the Position of Hatteras Inlet and Roanoke Island”—6.75 x 5.5”. “Diagram Showing Hattereras Inlet and where the Vessels… (2021-311). Learn More »

$45.00
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PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER—NOVEMBER 7, 1861

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER—NOVEMBER 7, 1861

8 pp., 22’ X 16.5, six columns. Front cover features striking illustration of a sword—“Philadelphia’s Gift to General McClellan.”  Additional headlines: “Gov. Gamble and the Missouri… (2021-307). Learn More »

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER—SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1861 [1861-61 BURNSIDE EXPEDITION]

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER—SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1861 [1861-61 BURNSIDE EXPEDITION]

8 pp.,  22” x 16.5,  6 columns. Front page features handsome 7”x 8 map of Port Royal / Beaufort, S.C. and adjacent areas—"THE NAVAL EXPEDITION.” As well as a 7 x 5.5” portrait & sketch… (2021-310). Learn More »

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER—NOVEMBER 23, 1861

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER—NOVEMBER 23, 1861

8 pp., 22” x 16.5, six columns. Front page features handsome illustration of “Major-General H.W. Halleck, U.S.A.” recently appointed to command the Department of the Missouri. Plus cover story.… (2021-303). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER WITH COVER – JOHN MCDONALD

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER WITH COVER – JOHN MCDONALD

Dated “General Hospital, No. 2 / 1st Division, 2 Ward / Lynchburg VA Apl 27” [?]. Cover address, w/ “Confederate States of America Ten Cents” stamp: “Miss Margaret McDonald / Carthage /… (1054-2262). Learn More »

$175.00
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SURGEON’S LETTER — AARON S. OBERLY, GUNBOAT U.S.S. KINEO

SURGEON’S LETTER — AARON S. OBERLY, GUNBOAT U.S.S. KINEO

Dated “Off Baton Rouge, La. July 22, 1862. Addressed “My Very Dear Friend.”  4 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 7.75” x 9.75. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. The U.S.S. Kineo was a Unadilla class… (1054-2261). Learn More »

$195.00
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REPRODUCTION SCRIMSHAW WITH ENGRAVING OF A FLYING FISH AND WOMAN OF BARBADOES

REPRODUCTION SCRIMSHAW WITH ENGRAVING OF A FLYING FISH AND WOMAN OF BARBADOES

This piece of scrimshaw was made from a whale's tooth. It measures approximately 5.5" long by 2" wide at the base. One side features an engraving of a flying fish. Other side shows a woman and the… (172-5195). Learn More »

UNION SOLDIER LETTER — 1ST SERGEANT FIELDING D. PHILLIPS, CO. “F”, 130th ILLINOIS INFANTRY

UNION SOLDIER LETTER — 1ST SERGEANT FIELDING D. PHILLIPS, CO. “F”, 130th ILLINOIS INFANTRY

Dated “Milliken’s Bend Louisiana / April 3rd 1863.” Addressed to “Sister Allie.”8 pp. in ink on lined paper, 5” x 8. Exhibits fold-marks & one minor splotch on page 1. Else… (1054-2260). Learn More »

$175.00
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UNION SOLDIER LETTER - JOHN B. BUTLER [UNIDENTIFIED REGIMENT]

UNION SOLDIER LETTER - JOHN B. BUTLER [UNIDENTIFIED REGIMENT]

Dated “Camp near Murfreesboro Tenn the 8th, 1863.” Addressed to “Dear Mother.”2pp. on patriotic stationery featuring an attractive blue cachet picturing a Union soldier standing against a… (1054-2259). Learn More »

PRE-WAR BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE – R ICHMOND/NEW YORK , w/COVER

PRE-WAR BUSINESS CORRESPONDENCE – RICHMOND/NEW YORK , w/COVER

Dated “Richmond 4th September 1860.” Cover address: ”WRW Cameron / New York. Addressed to “WRW Cameron Dear Sir” One page in ink on light-blue lined stationery, 7.5” x 10.  Exhibits… (1054-2258). Learn More »

UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE REUBEN T. WELLS, CO. “E”. 115th NY INFANTRY

UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE REUBEN T. WELLS, CO. “E”. 115th NY INFANTRY

Dated “Aug. the/ 3rd 1863 / Beaufort, S.C.” Addressed to wife. 3pp. in ink on unlined paper, 8” x 10. Exhibits fold-marks, Else VG. Twenty seven year old Reuben T. Wells enlisted as a private in… (1094-26). Learn More »

UNION ARMY “POST PASS” DOCUMENT, PORT ROYAL. S.C, SIGNED BY LT. COL. GEORGE S. BATCHELLER, 115TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

UNION ARMY “POST PASS” DOCUMENT, PORT ROYAL. S.C, SIGNED BY LT. COL. GEORGE S. BATCHELLER, 115TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

Dated “Office of Provost Marshal / Port Royal, S.C. June 3, 1863.” Pre-printed form. 2pp., 7/375 x 6.375” w/ rear endorsement, signed by Post Provost Batcheller. Exhibits fold-marks, else… (1094-24). Learn More »

UNION SOLDIER LETTER WITH COVER - PRIVATE EZRA W. DRAKE, CO. “F,” 115th NEW YORK INFANTRY, POW AT HARPER’S FERRY, JUNE 1862

UNION SOLDIER LETTER WITH COVER - PRIVATE EZRA W. DRAKE, CO. “F,” 115th NEW YORK INFANTRY, POW AT HARPER’S FERRY, JUNE 1862

Dated “Camp Douglas [Chicago, Ill] Oct 1st / ’62. Cover address: “F. D. Wheeler, Esq. / Saratoga Springs /NY”, postmarked “Georgetown, D.C.” 4pp. in ink on pink lined paper, 5 x 8”.… (1094-23). Learn More »

UNION SOLDIER LETTER WITH COVER - PRIVATE SCHUYLER GORDON, Co. “D” 115th NEW YORK REGIMENT

UNION SOLDIER LETTER WITH COVER - PRIVATE SCHUYLER GORDON, Co. “D” 115th NEW YORK REGIMENT

Dated “Camp Tiler Oct 28th / 62. Cover address: “Mr. Joshua Rider / Burtonville / Mont../ NY…w/Three cent stamp, postmarked “Chicago / Ill / Oct 28.” Letter address: Friend Joshua3 pp. in… (1094-15). Learn More »

JOHN WILKES BOOTH - BOSTON MUSEUM PLAYBILL DATED MAY 22, 1862

JOHN WILKES BOOTH - BOSTON MUSEUM PLAYBILL DATED MAY 22, 1862

Black & white, 13.5 x 5.25,” trimmed in gold, mounted in a white ceramic frame, 16.25” x 18.5”, along w/studio print of Booth in hat and frock coat, 7” 4.5”, trimmed in gold with the… (1104-01). Learn More »

$1,560.00
Originally $1,950.00

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER — W.L. LOWREY (REGIMENT UNIDENTIFIED)

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER — W.L. LOWREY (REGIMENT UNIDENTIFIED)

Dated “Camp near Petersburg V.A. July 8 1864.” Addressed “Dear Mother.” 2 pp. in ink on lined paper, 12 x 8”. Exhibits fold-marks and slight fading, else VG and entirely legible. This… (1054-2247). Learn More »

UNION SOLDIER DOCUMENT—JOSEPH OSBOLE, CO. “D”, 101st NEW YORK INFANTRY

UNION SOLDIER DOCUMENT—JOSEPH OSBOLE, CO. “D”, 101st NEW YORK INFANTRY

Dated “Washington, March 24, 1863.” Addressed to “Your Excellency”. 2 pp. in ink on lined paper, 5” x 8. Exhibits fold-marks, lightly faded, while remaining entirely legible. Joseph… (1054-2243). Learn More »

UNION SOLDIER LETTER W/COVER - SAM STRIEBY, 39th PENNSYLVANIA (10TH PA RESERVES)

UNION SOLDIER LETTER W/COVER - SAM STRIEBY, 39th PENNSYLVANIA (10TH PA RESERVES)

Cover address: “Miss Molle E. Strieby / Salem / Columbiana Ohio / Box 281”—Three cent stamp, postmarked “Washington /Oct. 23 /1861. Letter Salutation: Mary & Cal.” Dated “Fairfax C.… (1054-2242). Learn More »

$95.00
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“FRIEND TO FRIEND” COLD CAST SCULPTURE BY RON TUNISON

“FRIEND TO FRIEND” COLD CAST SCULPTURE BY RON TUNISON

Statue depicts wounded Confederate General Lewis Armistead placing his pocket watch in the hand of Union Captain Bingham with instructions to deliver it back home to his family. This is a replica of… (1146-28). Learn More »

PRIVATE FRANK JOHNSON, CO. “E”, 10TH U.S. CAVALRY [“BUFFALO SOLIDERS”] - “FINAL STATEMENT”

PRIVATE FRANK JOHNSON, CO. “E”, 10TH U.S. CAVALRY [“BUFFALO SOLIDERS”] - “FINAL STATEMENT”

Dated “Fort Sill, I.T. 14 May 1872.”  Pre-printed form. 2 pp., 9.75” x 7.75”. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. This “Final statement” lists the date and terms of Johnson’s enlistment,… (2021-326). Learn More »

$95.00
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UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS USED MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES MFG. CO., CHICOPEE, MASS.

In 1859 the US Marine Corps regulations changed. The prized Mamaluke style sword was replaced with the same regulation sword used by the Army. This would later be reversed and today the Marines still carry the Mamaluke sword. It is exceedingly rare… (870-52). Learn More »

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