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CLIPPED SIGNATURE OF ARMY OF THE POTOMAC STAFF OFFICER WITH AN ILLUSTRIOUS HISTORY

CLIPPED SIGNATURE OF ARMY OF THE POTOMAC STAFF OFFICER WITH AN ILLUSTRIOUS HISTORY

Clipped signature reads: G. F. SHEPLEY COL. 12 REGT. ME. VOLS. Clipping meas. approx. 3.75 x 1.50 inches. With the clipping is a period CDV sized engraving of Shepley in uniform with a facsimile of… (1054-2292). Learn More »

$50.00
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CLIPPED SIGNATURE OF ARMY OF THE POTOMAC STAFF OFFICER WITH AN ILLUSTRIOUS HISTORY

CLIPPED SIGNATURE OF ARMY OF THE POTOMAC STAFF OFFICER WITH AN ILLUSTRIOUS HISTORY

Clipped endorsement from an official Army document that reads: OFFICE OF COM. SUBS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC WASHINGTON,  DEC. 7/61 RESPECTFULLY RETURNED – I KNOW OF NO OBJECTIONS (signed) H. F.… (1054-2303). Learn More »

$25.00
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NOTE SIGNED BY POLITICIAN AND NEWSPAPER EDITOR WHITELAW REID

NOTE SIGNED BY POLITICIAN AND NEWSPAPER EDITOR WHITELAW REID

5” x 5” lined New York Tribune stationery that has been trimmed in length; handwritten in ink.  Dated New York, March 27, 1873. Written to an unknown person, Reid advises that Horace Greeley’s… (L12054). 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 »

$8,000.00
Originally $10,000.00

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

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

FRAMED AUTOGRAPH OF JAMES A. HARDIE, UNION GENERAL

FRAMED AUTOGRAPH OF JAMES A. HARDIE, UNION GENERAL

Autograph dated August 25, 1865 and reads "Jas A Hardie M Gen USA for autograph." Description on the back reads "James Allen Hardie was born in New York City on May 5, 1823. Before receiving an… (534-08). Learn More »

PAY VOUCHER FOR 16TH CONNECTICUT SOLDIER SIGNED BY AN OFFICER WHO WAS AN ESCAPED POW

PAY VOUCHER FOR 16TH CONNECTICUT SOLDIER SIGNED BY AN OFFICER WHO WAS AN ESCAPED POW

Preprinted document on white paper filled out in period ink. Document meas. approx. 7.50 x 3.25 inches. Item is in excellent condition. Document reads: APRIL 30TH 1865 TO COLONEL WILLIAM FITCH, NEW… (1054-2293). Learn More »

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 »

MARCH 1862 CONFEDERATE “[NO. 40.] SPECIAL REQUISTION” SIGNED BY TURNER ASHBY

MARCH 1862 CONFEDERATE “[NO. 40.] SPECIAL REQUISTION” SIGNED BY TURNER ASHBY

Dated “Winchester, Va., 7th of March 1862.” One page in ink pencil on pre-printed form, 7.75 x 9.5.” Exhibits fold-marks. Ink somewhat faded in spots, while remaining legible. Ashby’s… (2021-1180A). Learn More »

MARCH 1862 CONFEDERATE “NO. 40 SPECIAL REQUISTION” SIGNED BY TURNER ASHBY

MARCH 1862 CONFEDERATE “NO. 40 SPECIAL REQUISTION” SIGNED BY TURNER ASHBY

One page pre-printed form, 6.25” 10.5. Exhibits fold-marks, else VG. Text: “For use of Capt. Mason’s co. one pistol holster…rendered by the following circumstances: “That one of my men is… (2021-1180B). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE “NO. 40 SPECIAL REQUISTION” SIGNED BY TURNER ASHBY

CONFEDERATE “NO. 40 SPECIAL REQUISTION” SIGNED BY TURNER ASHBY

Dated “Martinsburg, VA 14 December 1861.” One page pre-printed form, 7.75” x 9.5. Requisition is for “1 sett of spreaders & stretchers.” Rendered by the following circumstances: “The… (2021-1180C). Learn More »

UNION SOLDIER DISCHARGE (8TH U.S. INFANTRY) SIGNED BY GETTYSBURG BRIGADE COMMANDER, COL. GEORGE L. WILLARD, KIA JULY 2, 1863LEE, CONFEDERATE GENERAL & SON OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE

UNION SOLDIER DISCHARGE (8TH U.S. INFANTRY) SIGNED BY GETTYSBURG BRIGADE COMMANDER, COL. GEORGE L. WILLARD, KIA JULY 2, 1863

Standard “To Whom it may concern” discharge paper, for Private George Ferrall, Co. “F”, 8th U.S. Infantry, dated 8/20/1861, discharged for pulmonary problems. One page on pre-printed form.… (2021-1181). Learn More »

SMALL LOT OF POST-WORLD WAR II PHOTOS OF HITLER’S ARCHITECT & MINISTER OF ARMAMENT ALBERT SPEER – ONE IS AUTOGRAPHED BY SPEER

SMALL LOT OF POST-WORLD WAR II PHOTOS OF HITLER’S ARCHITECT & MINISTER OF ARMAMENT ALBERT SPEER – ONE IS AUTOGRAPHED BY SPEER

This is a small lot of photographs that comes to us from a local Gettysburg citizen whose family were friends of the Heidtke family. The Heidtke’s were friends with Albert Speer and visited him on… (724-27). Learn More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

$1,250.00
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 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 »


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VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF A C1850’S PERCUSSION RIFLE MADE BY J. M. HAPPOLDT & SON, CHARLESTON, SC

Gracefully made percussion halfstock Sporting rifle by noted Charleston maker. Beautifully marked in very fancy Old English hand engraved letters and fancy script in two lines on lock:  J. M. Happoldt & Son / Charleston, S.C. 30” octagonal… (766-1760). Learn More »

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