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FRAMED COMMISSION - CORPORAL JACKSON STOCKWELL, CO "I", 1ST ARTILLERY / 11TH VERMONT VOLUNTEERS [1ST VT. HEAVY ARTILLERY]

FRAMED COMMISSION - CORPORAL JACKSON STOCKWELL, CO "I", 1ST ARTILLERY / 11TH VERMONT VOLUNTEERS [1ST VT. HEAVY ARTILLERY]

Dated 4/8/1865, signed by the colonel of the regiment, James Meech Warner: "J.M. Warner, Col. 1st Arty." Printed document, 9.5" x 12.5, mounted in gray painted period wooden frame, 15" x 12", w/paper… (2021-1209). Learn More »

 BREVET MAJOR GENERAL’S COMMISSION AND G.A.R. BADGE OF SAMUEL SPRIGG CARROLL: HIS TROOPS HELPED SAVE CEMETERY HILL ON JULY 2 AND TO REPULSE PICKETT ON JULY 3 AT GETTYSBURG

BREVET MAJOR GENERAL’S COMMISSION AND G.A.R. BADGE OF SAMUEL SPRIGG CARROLL: HIS TROOPS HELPED SAVE CEMETERY HILL ON JULY 2 AND TO REPULSE PICKETT ON JULY 3 AT GETTYSBURG

Carroll was a fighting general who acquired several nicknames from his red hair along with three wounds and a number of promotions and brevets for his service on the battlefield. He received several… (2020-894). Learn More »

FRAMED COMMISSION FOR CAPTAIN THOMAS WAYNE, COMPANY D, 115TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

FRAMED COMMISSION FOR CAPTAIN THOMAS WAYNE, COMPANY D, 115TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

Wayne enlisted on 8/20/62 at Amsterdam, NY as a 1st Lieutenant. He was promoted to Captain 10/8/64 and discharged for disability on 2/23/65. Commission is on vellum with New York State seal at the… (1094-125). Learn More »

2ND LIEUTENANT’S COMMISSION – JOSEPH W. BREWSER, 11TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

2ND LIEUTENANT’S COMMISSION – JOSEPH W. BREWSER, 11TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

William Duncan had a very interesting record in an active company of cavalry that he came to command, seeing action in numerous scouts and small engagements as well as pitched battles such as… (1054-882). Learn More »

2ND LIEUTENANT’S COMMISSION – JOSEPH W. BREWSER, 11TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

2ND LIEUTENANT’S COMMISSION – JOSEPH W. BREWSER, 11TH ILLINOIS INFANTRY

Illinois commission certificate for Joseph W. Brewster, appointing him a second lieutenant in Company A, 11th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.  Joseph originally enlisted as a private in the… (1054-874). Learn More »

PROMOTION CERTIFICATE - CORPORAL GEORGE W. THOMPSON, CO. “K”, 21ST KENTUCKY VETERAN VOLUNTEERS

PROMOTION CERTIFICATE - CORPORAL GEORGE W. THOMPSON, CO. “K”, 21ST KENTUCKY VETERAN VOLUNTEERS

Dated January 24, 1865, Huntsville, AL. Pre-printed form/ “To all who shall see these presents, greeting:” This certificate promotes George W. Thompson to the rank of corporal in Co. “K”, 21st… (998-470). Learn More »

FRAMED PROMOTION SERGEANT’S WARRANT FOR ST. THOMAS J. MCCALL OF CO.  H, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

FRAMED PROMOTION SERGEANT’S WARRANT FOR ST. THOMAS J. MCCALL OF CO. H, 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Dated March 16, 1865. Signed by their Colonel and Brevet Brig. General William J. Palmer (founder of Colorado Springs, CO). McCall served from 8/22/62 as a Private until his promotion to Corporal on… (945-296). Learn More »

POLICY FOR SHIPMENT OF FRAMED ITEMS

POLICY FOR SHIPMENT OF FRAMED ITEMS

Special care is required in the shipment of framed items, both modern and vintage.  Any framed item purchased can be disassembled per customer request, in order to remove the glass.  This means that…. Learn More »

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM CAPTAIN IN THE THIRD REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM CAPTAIN IN THE THIRD REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY

Appointment dates from the 3rd day of March 1845. Signed by Jefferson Davis, Sec. of War, and President Franklin Pierce on 11 July 1856. Very fine condition with normal… (672-25). Learn More »

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM 2nd LIEUTENANT IN THE THIRD REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM 2nd LIEUTENANT IN THE THIRD REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY

Appointment dates from the 23rd day of October 1841. Signed by John C. Spencer, Sec. of War, and President John Tyler on 1 February 1842. Very fine condition with normal… (672-24). Learn More »

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM BREVET CAPTAIN

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM BREVET CAPTAIN

Appointment dates from the 23rd day of September 1846 “for gallant and meritorious conduct in the Battle of Monterey”.  Signed by Wm. L. Marcy, Sec. of War, and President James K. Polk on 25… (672-23). Learn More »

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM BREVET MAJOR

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM BREVET MAJOR

Appointment dates from the 23rd day of February 1847, “for gallant and meritorious conduct in the ‘Battle of Buena Vista’ “. Signed by Wm. L. Marcy and President James K. Polk on 25 Aug.… (672-22). Learn More »

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM LT. COLONEL IN THE 14TH REGIMENT OF INFANTRY

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM LT. COLONEL IN THE 14TH REGIMENT OF INFANTRY

Appointment dates from the 14th day of May 1861. Signed by Simon Cameron, Sec. of War and Abraham Lincoln on 17 Aug. 1861.  Folds otherwise superb. One of the largest signatures of Lincoln we have… (672-21). Learn More »

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM BRIGADIER GENERAL OF VOLUNTEERS

COMMISSION FOR JOHN F. REYNOLDS APPOINTING HIM BRIGADIER GENERAL OF VOLUNTEERS

Appointment is to date from the 20th day of August, 1861.  Signed by Edwin M. Stanton, Sec. of War and Abraham Lincoln on 6 Feb. 1862.  Some age foxing and folds.  Very fine Lincoln… (672-19). Learn More »

J. F. REYNOLDS LANDIS’ OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS A U.S. ARMY CAPTAIN, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT WILLIAM McKINLEY

J. F. REYNOLDS LANDIS’ OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS A U.S. ARMY CAPTAIN, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT WILLIAM McKINLEY

Presented is an excellent military officer’s commission presented to J. F. Reynolds Landis.  Landis’ commission is a high-grade, cream-colored vellum paper and bears the handwritten signature in… (672-06). Learn More »

J. F. REYNOLDS LANDIS’ OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS A SECOND LIEUTENANT, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT RUTHERFORD B. HAYES

J. F. REYNOLDS LANDIS’ OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS A SECOND LIEUTENANT, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT RUTHERFORD B. HAYES

Presented is an excellent military officer’s commission presented to J. F. Reynolds Landis.  Landis’ commission is a high-grade, cream-colored vellum paper and bears the handwritten signature in… (672-03). Learn More »

J. F. REYNOLDS LANDIS’ OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS A U.S. ARMY FIRST LIEUTENANT, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT GROVER CLEVELAND

J. F. REYNOLDS LANDIS’ OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS A U.S. ARMY FIRST LIEUTENANT, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT GROVER CLEVELAND

Presented is an excellent military officer’s commission presented to J. F. Reynolds Landis.  Landis’ commission is a high-grade, cream-colored vellum paper and bears the handwritten signature in… (672-05). Learn More »

WILLIAM REYNOLDS’ NAVAL OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS COMMANDER, IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND SIGNED BY ANDREW JOHNSON

WILLIAM REYNOLDS’ NAVAL OFFICER’S COMMISSION AS COMMANDER, IN EXCELLENT CONDITION AND SIGNED BY ANDREW JOHNSON

Presented is an excellent, post Civil War-dated 1866 naval officer’s commission presented to William Reynolds of Lancaster, PA. William was the older brother of General John F. Reynolds of… (672-07). Learn More »


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THEFT FROM GRAVESITE OF GEN. JOHN REYNOLDS

A large artillery shell, one of pair that sit on either side of the grave of Gen. John F. Reynolds in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, PA has been removed from the site. If anyone comes into contact with the shell or has any information regarding its… . Learn More »

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