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STAFF OFFICER LETTER - CONFEDERATE CORPS OF ENGINEERS—CAPT. R. P. ROWLEY

STAFF OFFICER LETTER - CONFEDERATE CORPS OF ENGINEERS—CAPT. R. P. ROWLEY

Dated “Bird’s Mill October 15 1863.” 1 pp., in ink, 9.75 x 8”. Exhibits fold-marks, paper and ink lightly yellowed and faded, light chipping of right and lower margins. Else VG and entirely… (766-70). Learn More »

$160.00
Originally $200.00

GENERAL LLOYD TILGHMAN, CSA, PRE-CIVIL WAR AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

GENERAL LLOYD TILGHMAN, CSA, PRE-CIVIL WAR AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

From Lloyd Tilghman to R. P. Rowley. Dated “Steamer Irene/31 July” [1858]. 2 pp., in pencil, on light blue lined paper. Exhibits light yellowed fading along fold-marks, as well as interior… (766-36). Learn More »

$1,400.00
Originally $1,750.00

1864 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - BATTLE OF OLUSTEE, FL;  REUBEN T. WELLS, CO. “E”, 115TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

1864 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - BATTLE OF OLUSTEE, FL; REUBEN T. WELLS, CO. “E”, 115TH NEW YORK INFANTRY

Dated “Jacksonville, Fla. Dated “March 3, 1864.” Addressed to wife. 3pp. in ink on unlined paper, 7.5 x 9.75. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG and entirely legible. Twenty seven year-old Reuben T.… (1094-32). Learn More »

$275.00
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UNION SOLDIER LETTER--BVT. MAJOR JOHN R. CRAIG, US VOLUNTEERS QUARTERMASTER DEPT.

UNION SOLDIER LETTER--BVT. MAJOR JOHN R. CRAIG, US VOLUNTEERS QUARTERMASTER DEPT.

Dated "Camp Stoneman /Washington, DC. /July 12, 1865. Addressed to "Bob". 4 pp. in ink on line paper, "5 x 8.  Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. John R. Craig was commissioned as Captain into the US… (2022-34). Learn More »

JEFFERSON DAVIS SIGNED ENDORSEMENT ON LETTER WRITTEN BY SECRETARY OF WAR JAMES A. SEDDON

JEFFERSON DAVIS SIGNED ENDORSEMENT ON LETTER WRITTEN BY SECRETARY OF WAR JAMES A. SEDDON

Dated “Confederate States of America / War Department / Richmond, Va. Sept. 17 1863.” (Written on Confederate Department of War letterhead). Two pp. in ink, 8.375” x 7.75”, consisting of… (534-33). Learn More »

$3,495.00
Originally $3,950.00

JENKINS TAVERN, MD, “COMPLAINT” LETTER TO GEN. STEWART VAN VLIET, ACTING CHIEF QUARTERMASTER, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC

JENKINS TAVERN, MD, “COMPLAINT” LETTER TO GEN. STEWART VAN VLIET, ACTING CHIEF QUARTERMASTER, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC

Dated “30 March 1862.” 4 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 7.75” x 9.75. Exhibits fold-marks, light soiling along right margin. Else VG, and entirely legible. This unsigned letter is docketed with… (1107-145). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $125.00

ON-THE-SPOT BATTLEFIELD DISPATCH AND MAP FROM THE BATTLE OF ARKANSAS POST WITH WRITING KIT AND IMPROVISED DISPATCH CASE

ON-THE-SPOT BATTLEFIELD DISPATCH AND MAP FROM THE BATTLE OF ARKANSAS POST WITH WRITING KIT AND IMPROVISED DISPATCH CASE

This group of artifacts includes an original battlefield dispatch hastily written in pencil by General George W. Morgan in his own hand to Admiral David Dixon Porter regarding coordination of the navy… (795-03). Learn More »

$5,500.00
Originally $7,600.00

LETTER COLLECTION—SURGEON BENJAMIN ROHRER, 10TH PA RESERVE REGIMENT (39TH PA INFANTRY)—IDA ROHRER, “DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT”

LETTER COLLECTION—SURGEON BENJAMIN ROHRER, 10TH PA RESERVE REGIMENT (39TH PA INFANTRY)—IDA ROHRER, “DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT”

Consisting of nine letters dating between August 1, 1861 and May 3, 1863. Includes four sent by Surgeon Rohrer to his wife and daughter Ida; two received by Rohrer from his former regimental colonel… (2021-918). Learn More »

SEPTEMBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER  GENERAL  ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

SEPTEMBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

The letter below is one of a series of 27 letters written by Colonel Dyer to his wife Lydia between August 31, 1862 and August 11, 1865. A resident of Skowegan, ME, 42 year-old Captain Isaac Dyer was… (1097-190). Learn More »

NOVEMBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER  GENERAL  ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

NOVEMBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

The letter below is one of a series of 27 letters written by Colonel Dyer to his wife Lydia between August 31, 1862 and August 11, 1865. A resident of Skowegan, ME, 42 year-old Captain Isaac Dyer was… (1097-196). Learn More »

NOVEMBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER  GENERAL  ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

NOVEMBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

The letter below is one of a series of 27 letters written by Colonel Dyer to his wife Lydia between August 31, 1862 and August 11, 1865. A resident of Skowegan, ME, 42 year-old Captain Isaac Dyer was… (1097-195). Learn More »

OCTOBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER  GENERAL  ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

OCTOBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

The letter below is one of a series of 27 letters written by Colonel Dyer to his wife Lydia between August 31, 1862 and August 11, 1865. A resident of Skowegan, ME, 42 year-old Captain Isaac Dyer was… (1097-194). Learn More »

OCTOBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER  GENERAL  ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

OCTOBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

The letter below is one of a series of 27 letters written by Colonel Dyer to his wife Lydia between August 31, 1862 and August 11, 1865. A resident of Skowegan, ME, 42 year-old Captain Isaac Dyer was… (1097-193). Learn More »

OCTOBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER  GENERAL  ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

OCTOBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

The letter below is one of a series of 27 letters written by Colonel Dyer to his wife Lydia between August 31, 1862 and August 11, 1865. A resident of Skowegan, ME, 42 year-old Captain Isaac Dyer was… (1097-192). Learn More »

OCTOBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER  GENERAL  ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

OCTOBER 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

The letter below is one of a series of 27 letters written by Colonel Dyer to his wife Lydia between August 31, 1862 and August 11, 1865. A resident of Skowegan, ME, 42 year-old Captain Isaac Dyer was… (1097-191). Learn More »

JUNE 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER  GENERAL  ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

JUNE 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

The letter below is one of a series of 27 letters written by Colonel Dyer to his wife Lydia between August 31, 1862 and August 11, 1865. A resident of Skowegan, ME, 42 year-old Captain Isaac Dyer was… (1097-184). Learn More »

MAY 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER  GENERAL  ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

MAY 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE INFANTRY

The letter below is one of a series of 27 letters written by Colonel Dyer to his wife between August 31, 1862 and August 11, 1865. A resident of Skowegan, ME, 42 year-old Captain Isaac Dyer was placed… (1097-183). Learn More »

JUNE 1864 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—HENRY F. PRINDLE, Co. “B”, 5th CONNECTICUT INFANTRY; WRITTEN WHILE LYING IN LINE OF BATTLE DURING ATLANTA CAMPAIGN

JUNE 1864 UNION SOLDIER LETTER—HENRY F. PRINDLE, Co. “B”, 5th CONNECTICUT INFANTRY; WRITTEN WHILE LYING IN LINE OF BATTLE DURING ATLANTA CAMPAIGN

Dated “In line of battle (near) Marietta Georgia, 10 O’clock A.M. June 24th 1864.” Addressed to “Dear sister Margarett.” 4 pp. in clear pencil on lined paper, 5” x 8. Exhibits fold-marks,… (2021-101). Learn More »

PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY AND CAVALRY SOLDIERS’ ARCHIVE FROM THE WALLACE FAMILY: SOLDIER LETTERS, ARMED TINTYPE, RARE BLAKESLEE CARTRIDGE BOX FOR THE SPENCER, ETC.

PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY AND CAVALRY SOLDIERS’ ARCHIVE FROM THE WALLACE FAMILY: SOLDIER LETTERS, ARMED TINTYPE, RARE BLAKESLEE CARTRIDGE BOX FOR THE SPENCER, ETC.

This grouping contains 25 camp letters from eight Pennsylvania soldiers, along with miscellaneous covers, and minor post-war pension correspondence: Benjamin Wallace, Co. “D”, 11th PA Cavalry… (217-239). Learn More »

JAN. 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE HENRY L. COOLEY, CO. “C”. 2ND VERMONT INFANTRY

JAN. 1863 UNION SOLDIER LETTER - PRIVATE HENRY L. COOLEY, CO. “C”. 2ND VERMONT INFANTRY

Dated “Camp Griffin, January 1, 1863.” Addressed to “Dear Father.” 3 pp. in ink on unlined paper. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. Henry Cooley was a resident of Brattleboro, Vermont, mustered as… (2021-98). Learn More »


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WONDERFUL HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF JOHN W. LEA, THREE TIMES WOUNDED, COLONEL 5th NORTH CAROLINA, AND CUSTER FRIEND, WITH W.R. JONES, C.S. CAPTAIN AND ASST. CHIEF OF ARTILLERY IN TEXAS, AND AS WEST POINT CADETS

This great image comes from the collection of the late Bill Turner, noted Virginia collector and dealer, and shows Virginian William Rice Jones at right with friend and fellow West Point cadet John Willis Lea of North Carolina at left. The… (1138-1774). Learn More »

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