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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 »

CLIPPED PRE-WAR SIGNATURE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON CUSTIS LEE, CONFEDERATE GENERAL & SON OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE

CLIPPED PRE-WAR SIGNATURE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON CUSTIS LEE, CONFEDERATE GENERAL & SON OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE

Nice strong signature taken from a letter. Clipping meas. approx. 5.00 x 1.50 inches and reads “G. W. CUSTIS LEE, LIEUT. OF ENGRS.” There is a light oval of dark discoloration on the paper but the… (141-93). Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $275.00

POST-WAR COLONEL CHARLES H.T. COLLIS SIGNED DOCUMENT - 114TH  PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS (COLLIS’ ZOUAVES)

POST-WAR COLONEL CHARLES H.T. COLLIS SIGNED DOCUMENT - 114TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS (COLLIS’ ZOUAVES)

Post-war bond—OREGON AND TRANSCONTINENTAL COMPANY. Dated 15 May 1898, certifying 100 shares to Charles H.T. Collis. Signed by “Charles H.T. Collis” on the reverse—dated “May16, 1889.”2… (1054-2232). 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 »

1847 CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTIONS OF THANKS TO GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR AND HIS OFFICERS AND MEN FOR MONTERREY, PERSONALLY DISPATCHED BY PRESIDENT POLK

1847 CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTIONS OF THANKS TO GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR AND HIS OFFICERS AND MEN FOR MONTERREY, PERSONALLY DISPATCHED BY PRESIDENT POLK

Zachary Taylor received the formal thanks of Congress three times, along with gold medals, for victories in the Mexican War, the largest number of such resolutions and awards made by Congress to… (766-938). 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 »

 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 »

DS, UNION BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES W. MCMILLAN

DS, UNION BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES W. MCMILLAN

Dated “Headquarters 2 Brig, 1st Div. 19th A.C. Franklin La. February 20th, 1864. Titled—"General Orders No. 1.” 2 pp., in ink, w/endorsement. 10.75” x 7.75”. Exhibits fold-marks, else… (1097-170). Learn More »

LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION BY GENERAL SHERMAN FOR GENERAL E.W. RICE, WOUNDED SEVEN TIMES, REGIMENTAL, BRIGADE, AND DIVISION COMMANDER

LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION BY GENERAL SHERMAN FOR GENERAL E.W. RICE, WOUNDED SEVEN TIMES, REGIMENTAL, BRIGADE, AND DIVISION COMMANDER

This signed letter by General Sherman in his own hand is nicely presented in an old frame, probably dating about 1900, and matted next to an engraved portrait of Sherman. The lower edge of the mat… (490-2357). Learn More »

BANK CHECK SIGNED BY UNION GENERAL DANIEL E. SICKLES

BANK CHECK SIGNED BY UNION GENERAL DANIEL E. SICKLES

This item is an 1879 check drawn on Daniel Sickles account at the Bank of the Metropolis in New York’s Union Square. The check is made out to Greenwood Cemetery Company in the amount of $30 and is… (410-492). Learn More »

BANK CHECK SIGNED BY TWO UNION GENERALS – DANIEL E. SICKLES & JOHN P. HAWKINS

BANK CHECK SIGNED BY TWO UNION GENERALS – DANIEL E. SICKLES & JOHN P. HAWKINS

This item is an 1881 check drawn on Daniel Sickles account at the Bank of the Metropolis in New York’s Union Square. The check is made out to General John P. Hawkins in the amount of $28.58 and is… (410-491). Learn More »

BANK CHECK SIGNED BY TWO UNION THIRD CORPS GENERALS – DANIEL E. SICKLES & JAMES B. CARR

BANK CHECK SIGNED BY TWO UNION THIRD CORPS GENERALS – DANIEL E. SICKLES & JAMES B. CARR

This item is an 1886 check drawn on Daniel Sickles account at the Bank of the Metropolis in New York’s Union Square. The check is made out to Major General J. B. Carr in the amount of $72.25 and is… (410-490). Learn More »

UNION OFFICER’S AUTOGRAPH ALBUM- CAPTAIN FRANK B. SHALTERS, CO. “H”, 88TH PENNYSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

UNION OFFICER’S AUTOGRAPH ALBUM- CAPTAIN FRANK B. SHALTERS, CO. “H”, 88TH PENNYSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

Owner inscription in ink, front endpapers—“Frank B. Shalters Jr. / Lieut. Co. H / 88th Regt. P.V.” Published by J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, n.d.70-some pages, rebound in maroon cloth,… (1070-303). Learn More »

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 »

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 »

STATE OF GEORGIA MILITIA APPOINTMENT FOR LT. COL. DAVID KOLB LOVE WITH ACCOMPANYING PAIR OF TINTYPES

STATE OF GEORGIA MILITIA APPOINTMENT FOR LT. COL. DAVID KOLB LOVE WITH ACCOMPANYING PAIR OF TINTYPES

This item comes in a series of 6 individual pieces.  It contains a pair of tintypes, appointment/commission document, obituary and half of a Civil War period photo case.  The compilation pertains to… (846-146). Learn More »

$855.00
Originally $950.00

BANK CHECK SIGNED BY UNION GENERAL DANIEL E. SICKLES

BANK CHECK SIGNED BY UNION GENERAL DANIEL E. SICKLES

This item is an 1884 check drawn on Daniel Sickles account at the Bank of the Metropolis in New York’s Union Square. The check is made out to the Garibaldi Monument Committee in the amount of $50… (410-493). 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 »

1867 DATED AND SIGNED MANUSCRIPT WRITTEN BY PVT. JAMES M. DALZELL ABOUT HIS CIVIL WAR EXPERIENCES – 116TH OHIO VOLUNTEERS

1867 DATED AND SIGNED MANUSCRIPT WRITTEN BY PVT. JAMES M. DALZELL ABOUT HIS CIVIL WAR EXPERIENCES – 116TH OHIO VOLUNTEERS

Entitled “The Blue and The Gray of 1867”. 1 page, 8 3/8” x 13 ¾”, multi-stanza poem regarding his Civil War experiences. Reads in small part, “You may sing of the Blue and the Gray, And… (1054-2257). Learn More »


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CAPT. JAMES O. McCLURE, GENERAL BANKS’ BODY GUARD: ETCHED BLADE INSCRIBED 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY WILLARD & HAWLEY

This very nice US Model 1850 Staff and Field officer’s sword by Willard and Hawley of Syracuse, NY, has great blade etching that includes an officer holding a U.S. flag aloft as he surmounts enemy battlements, among other motifs, and also the… (846-143). Learn More »

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