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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 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 »

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

LETTER GROUP RELATED TO GETTYSBURG CASUALTY PRIVATE JAMES H. BARKHUFF, CO. “H”, 134TH NEW YORK INFANTRY – WOUNDED IN ACTION IN THE “BRICKYARD”/COSTER AVENUE FIGHT ON 7/1/1863, DIED 9/22/1863

LETTER GROUP RELATED TO GETTYSBURG CASUALTY PRIVATE JAMES H. BARKHUFF, CO. “H”, 134TH NEW YORK INFANTRY – WOUNDED IN ACTION IN THE “BRICKYARD”/COSTER AVENUE FIGHT ON 7/1/1863, DIED 9/22/1863

Consisting of three letters, one from Private Barkhuff to an uncle Henry Mickle sent prior to the Gettysburg, dated “Camp near Stafford Court House House / May 9th 1863.” One page in ink on… (224-501). Learn More »

1898 VARINA JEFFERSON DAVIS ALS ON THE DEATH OF HER DAUGHTER

1898 VARINA JEFFERSON DAVIS ALS ON THE DEATH OF HER DAUGHTER

2 pp., in ink on mourning paper, to a committee consisting of Mrs. J. Pinckney Smith, Chairwoman; Mrs. Edgar Farrar; Mrs. S.R. Mallory; Miss Olivia Freret; and Mrs. Cora L. Richardson, Corresponding… (337-231). Learn More »

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 »

WWI SILVER STAR CHAPLAIN LETTER W/MENTION OF COL. THEODORE ROOSEVELT, JR. — "CHAPLAIN ROBERT WILLIAMS, 26TH U.S. INFANTRY, AMERICAN E.F.”

WWI SILVER STAR CHAPLAIN LETTER W/MENTION OF COL. THEODORE ROOSEVELT, JR. — "CHAPLAIN ROBERT WILLIAMS, 26TH U.S. INFANTRY, AMERICAN E.F.”

Post-1918 Armistice, undated. 3 pp. in ink on unlined paper, 8” by 10.5. Final three pages of four-page letter. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. Text: (26th U.S. Infantry marching to German occupation… (846-261). Learn More »

$450.00
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1902 THEODORE ROOSEVELT, EXECUTIVE ORDER, TLS

1902 THEODORE ROOSEVELT, EXECUTIVE ORDER, TLS

Dated “White House, January 17, 1902.” Signed by Roosevelt , w/endorsement to “William W. Blackmar /Dpmt Commander Mass.”  Accompanied by Navy Department letter, dated “January 21, 1902,”… (846-257). Learn More »

$975.00
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1852 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION - VIRGINIA GUBERNATORIAL APPOINTMENT OF ELECTORS FOR THE COUNTY OF NELSON

1852 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION - VIRGINIA GUBERNATORIAL APPOINTMENT OF ELECTORS FOR THE COUNTY OF NELSON

Signed by Governor “Jos. Johnson.” Dated “23rd day of July, A.D. 1852, and the 77th year of the Commonwealth.” Pre-printed form, one page on unlined paper, 10” x 8. Affixed with Virginia… (846-263). Learn More »

$295.00
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LIEUTENANT’S SHOULDER STRAPS WITH VERBAL IDENTIFICATION

LIEUTENANT’S SHOULDER STRAPS WITH VERBAL IDENTIFICATION

This is a pair of lieutenant of infantry shoulder straps. They measure approximately 4 ¼” x 1 ½”. These are single bordered, infantry straps. The bullion embroidered borders are in fair… (1117-254). 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 »

UNION CHAPLAIN LETTER — CHAPLAIN SEBA F. WEATHERBEE, 15TH MAINE VOLS.

UNION CHAPLAIN LETTER — CHAPLAIN SEBA F. WEATHERBEE, 15TH MAINE VOLS.

Dated “Matagorda Isle Texas, Dec. 31, 1863.” From Chaplain Weatherbee to Col. Isaac F. Dyer, 15th Maine Vols. 3 pp., in ink, on lined paper, 7.75” x 9.75”. Exhibits fold-marks. Else fine. In… (1097-175). Learn More »

LS, MAJOR GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS, U.S.A.

LS, MAJOR GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS, U.S.A.

Dated “Headquarters, Department of the gulf/ New Orleans, Feb. 4, 1864. From Gen. Banks to “Col. Isaac Dyer/ 15th Maine Volunteers.” 1 page, in ink, on lined Department letterhead, 7.75 x… (1097-171). Learn More »

PRINTED CONFEDERATE GENERAL ORDER #155 OF NOVEMBER 28, 1863

PRINTED CONFEDERATE GENERAL ORDER #155 OF NOVEMBER 28, 1863

Printed General Order deals with accounting details for detachments from regiments who need forage for their animals but do not have a Quartermaster with them. Order is printed on heavy paper stock… (998-345). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER - FIRST LIEUT. WILLIAM C. CARRINGTON, 15TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER LETTER - FIRST LIEUT. WILLIAM C. CARRINGTON, 15TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY

Cover envelope addressed to [Hospital Steward] Alonzo Brock Esq/ Genl Hospital Camp Winder/Care of/ Dr. J Chambliss/ 2nd Division”—postmarked “Howardsville VA/ Sept 13th”. Dated… (1000-1451). Learn More »

1863 LETTER OF PROMOTION AND COMMENDATION FOR ANDREW BRYANT, 46TH MASSACHUSETTS – RECIPIENT OF MEDAL OF HONOR FOR ACTIONS AT BATCHELDER’S CREEK (NEW BERN, NC)

1863 LETTER OF PROMOTION AND COMMENDATION FOR ANDREW BRYANT, 46TH MASSACHUSETTS – RECIPIENT OF MEDAL OF HONOR FOR ACTIONS AT BATCHELDER’S CREEK (NEW BERN, NC)

ALS.  1 pp. 8” x 10”, in ink. Dated June 2, 1863, New Bern, NC. Letter signed by “W.S. Shurtleff Col 46 Reg M[ass] Vols”, promoting Andrew S. Bryant for his heroic actions at Batchelder’s… (1054-2255). Learn More »

1864 LETTER WRITTEN BY A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DESCRIBING PRISONER EXECUTIONS NEAR GREENVILLE, NC

1864 LETTER WRITTEN BY A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DESCRIBING PRISONER EXECUTIONS NEAR GREENVILLE, NC

6 1/4" x 7 1/4" 2 pp letter in pencil housed in 18" x 25 1/2", modern, double-sided frame. Frame has a few scratches. Letter is in excellent condition, fold lines, light scattered foxing. No definite… (1054-687). Learn More »


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IDENTIFIED MUSICIAN OF THE PETERSBURG MILITIA

Formerly in the collection of Bill Turner, this sixth plate ambrotype has a great pedigree, having been published as Figure 2 in Albaugh’s landmark “Confederate Faces.” Identified there as a, “Musician named Crowder, of Petersburg, Va., in… (1138-1866). Learn More »

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