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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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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 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 »

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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ALS BREVET MAJOR GENERAL JAMES SANKS BRISBIN, U.S.V., 5th USCT [REBEL GUERRILLA CHAMP FERGUSON]

ALS BREVET MAJOR GENERAL JAMES SANKS BRISBIN, U.S.V., 5th USCT [REBEL GUERRILLA CHAMP FERGUSON]

Dated “Headquarters U.S. Colored Troops, Lexington, KY Nov. 18, 1864.” Addressed to “My Dear Wife.” 3 pp. in ink on unlined paper. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. James Brisbin was a talented… (2021-58). Learn More »

SECRETARY OF THE NAVY GIDEON WELLES — SIGNED LETTER

SECRETARY OF THE NAVY GIDEON WELLES — SIGNED LETTER

Dated “Navy Department / 1 September 1864.” Addressed to “Commander N. C. Bryant, U.S. Navy, Cedar Falls, Iowa.” Signed by “Gideon Welles” (Secretary of the Navy). Two pp.  in ink on… (2021-56). Learn More »

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 »

$7,600.00
Originally $9,500.00

JULY 1864 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. A, 67TH US COLORED TROOPS, TO HIS FATHER

JULY 1864 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. A, 67TH US COLORED TROOPS, TO HIS FATHER

Dated “Morganzia La July 7th 1864.” Addressed to father, J.F. Kreps. 2 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 7.75 x 9.75.” Exhibits fold-marks. Else VG. In protective sleeve. Note: Adam Kreps served in… (945-429). Learn More »

$55.00
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GIDEON WELLES SIGNATURE / UNION NAVY LETTER COLLECTION—ENGINEER THEODORE COOPER, USS CHOCURA

GIDEON WELLES SIGNATURE / UNION NAVY LETTER COLLECTION—ENGINEER THEODORE COOPER, USS CHOCURA

Includes three Cooper letters written aboard the USS Chocura, dated Jan. 29th, Feb. 2nd, and March 16th, 1862—as well as a pre-printed Navy Department document ordering Cooper to report to “Chief… (128-1178). Learn More »

MAY 1864 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. A, 67TH US COLORED TROOPS, TO A BROTHER

MAY 1864 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. A, 67TH US COLORED TROOPS, TO A BROTHER

Dated “Port Hudson May 11/12, 1864”. Addressed to one of his brothers. 3 pp. on lined paper, 5 x 8”. Exhibits fold-marks, & light soiling along blank rear page fold-lines. Else VG. In… (945-423). Learn More »

$50.00
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MAY 1864 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. A, 67TH US COLORED TROOPS, TO HIS FATHER

MAY 1864 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. A, 67TH US COLORED TROOPS, TO HIS FATHER

Dated “Port Hudson May 4th 1864.” Addressed to father, J.F. Kreps. 2 pp. on unlined paper, 7.75 x 9.75. Exhibits fold-marks and light soiling along  front page fold-lines, w/three horizontal… (945-422). Learn More »

$75.00
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FEBRUARY 1864 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS BROTHER

FEBRUARY 1864 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS BROTHER

Dated “Chattanooga, Feb. 13th 1864.  Addressed to his brother. 2 pp. in ink on light blue unlined un-lined paper, 8.5 x 10”. Exhibits fold-marks and heavy chipping upper & lower level… (945-415). Learn More »

$45.00
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JANUARY 1864 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER

JANUARY 1864 SOLDIER LETTER—PRIVATE ADAM KREPS, CO. “F”, 15TH PA CAVALRY, TO HIS FATHER

Date “Chattanooga Jan 16th 1864.” Addressed to one of his brothers. 4 pp. in ink on lined paper, 5 x 8”. Exhibits fold-marks and patches of light foxing. Else VG & entirely legible. In… (945-411). Learn More »

$75.00
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IMPORT MODEL 1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO LT. WILLIAM MCCRORY, OHIO SHARPSHOOTER OFFICER

The blade on this item is in excellent condition. It is bright and clean with only light mottling. The drawn sword meas. approx. 36.50 inches long from point to pommel. It has a stopped fuller that meas. approx. 23.00 inches long and no narrow… (870-382). Learn More »

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