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INSCRIBED LOW-NUMBER FLUTED COLT ARMY OF CONFEDERATE LT. JOHN ALLAN, ADJUTANT 6th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, KILLED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG

INSCRIBED LOW-NUMBER FLUTED COLT ARMY OF CONFEDERATE LT. JOHN ALLAN, ADJUTANT 6th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, KILLED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG

Until recently the battle at Fairfield was numbered among the “forgotten” cavalry engagements of Gettysburg, overshadowed by the clash on July 3 two miles east of the town behind the Union center.… (1000-440). Learn More »

$18,500.00
Originally $25,000.00

INSCRIBED SMITH AND WESSON NO.2 ARMY OF LT. HENRY T. JOHNS 49th AND 61st MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR: FORLORN HOPE AT PORT HUDSON

INSCRIBED SMITH AND WESSON NO.2 ARMY OF LT. HENRY T. JOHNS 49th AND 61st MASSACHUSETTS, MEDAL OF HONOR: FORLORN HOPE AT PORT HUDSON

Henry T. Johns was a 34 year-old Methodist minister in Hinsdale, Massachusetts, who felt he could no longer put off enlisting in the army after the set backs of McClellan’s Peninsula Campaign in… (715-24). Learn More »

NICE LOOKING INSCRIBED SMITH AND WESSON NO. 1 SECOND ISSUE REVOLVER: JAMES M. KIRKLAND, VETERAN OF THE 169th PA, AKA “CYCLONE KIRKLAND” OF PITTSBURGH, PA

NICE LOOKING INSCRIBED SMITH AND WESSON NO. 1 SECOND ISSUE REVOLVER: JAMES M. KIRKLAND, VETERAN OF THE 169th PA, AKA “CYCLONE KIRKLAND” OF PITTSBURGH, PA

This pretty pocket pistol has good finish remaining on the barrel, frame and engraved backstrap, very nice rosewood grips, and an interesting owner. These seven-shot .22 caliber pistols were made by… (172-5582). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED SILVER PLATED MODEL 1849 POCKET COLT MADE IN EARLY 1857P ID'D TO NEW YORK SERGEANT - "B. WELCH"

IDENTIFIED SILVER PLATED MODEL 1849 POCKET COLT MADE IN EARLY 1857 - "B. WELCH"

This pocket Colt has a serial number of 132954 that matches throughout including the wedge pin. It is silver plated throughout. The octagonal barrel is 4.00 inches long and with light scattered wear… (362-681). Learn More »

$2,500.00
Originally $3,250.00

WILLIAM GLAZE PALMETTO ARMORY COMMERCIAL RIFLE OF SAMUEL HART, 1st SERGEANT CO. B, 1st SOUTH CAROLINA RESERVES, “THE CHARLESTON GUARD.”

WILLIAM GLAZE PALMETTO ARMORY COMMERCIAL RIFLE OF SAMUEL HART, 1st SERGEANT CO. B, 1st SOUTH CAROLINA RESERVES, “THE CHARLESTON GUARD.”

This is a very scarce example of a privately purchased rifle (or technically a rifled musket) made by William Glaze and his Palmetto Armory for private sale to the South Carolina militia just before… (766-1182). Learn More »

NICE CONDITIONED CIVIL WAR 2ND MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO STEVEN V. BREWER, 11TH INDIANA CAVALRY SOLDIER

NICE CONDITIONED CIVIL WAR 2ND MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE IDENTIFIED TO STEVEN V. BREWER, 11TH INDIANA CAVALRY SOLDIER

The overall length of the carbine is 36.50 inches. The barrel is octagon at the breech and round along the rest of its length for a total of 20.00 inches. It was originally blued but is now turning a… (172-5528). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ALTERED MISSISSIPPI RIFLE ID’D TO MEMBER OF 62ND VIRGINIA MOUNTED INFANTRY

CONFEDERATE ALTERED MISSISSIPPI RIFLE ID’D TO MEMBER OF 62ND VIRGINIA MOUNTED INFANTRY

At the beginning of the American Civil War nearly 20,000 US M-1841 “Mississippi” rifles were in the arsenals within the states that had seceded to form the Confederacy. (see Murphy & Madaus… (88-43). Learn More »

$3,500.00
ON HOLD

SHARPS MODEL 1853 SLANT BREECH CARBINE ID’D TO JOHN GOLDEN, 6TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

SHARPS MODEL 1853 SLANT BREECH CARBINE ID’D TO JOHN GOLDEN, 6TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

Sharps received only a very small US military contract for the M1853 Slant Breech Carbine, with some 250 guns being contracted for. These guns saw service with the 1st and 2nd US Dragoons on the… (490-1769). Learn More »

MODEL 1816 CONE CONVERSION MUSKET TENTATIVELY IDENTIFIED TO J. N. VANCE, 30TH MISSISSIPPI SOLDIER

MODEL 1816 CONE CONVERSION MUSKET TENTATIVELY IDENTIFIED TO J. N. VANCE, 30TH MISSISSIPPI SOLDIER

Musket is a smoothbore .69 single shot muzzleloader in overall good condition. The barrel has a surface that is mostly dark with streaks of lighter areas. The brass blade front sight is mounted on the… (1000-107). Learn More »

STARR PERCUSSION CARBINE NAMED TO 13TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY TROOPER WILLIAM J. MORROW

STARR PERCUSSION CARBINE NAMED TO 13TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY TROOPER WILLIAM J. MORROW

This weapon is identified by the name “W. J. MORROW” carved into the stock and by serial number through records at the National Archives. Manufactured between 1862 and 1865, the Starr percussion… (490-1599). Learn More »

INSCRIBED MODEL 1861 COLT NAVY REVOLVER

INSCRIBED MODEL 1861 COLT NAVY REVOLVER

A cap and ball percussion sidearm, this specimen is a complete Civil War Colt Model 1861 Navy revolver in very good original condition. In production from 1861 through 1873 with nearly 39,000… (945-292). Learn More »

U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1861 RIFLE MUSKET, DATED 1862 WITH ATTRIBUTION TO THE 25TH MASSACHUSETTS

U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1861 RIFLE MUSKET, DATED 1862 WITH ATTRIBUTION TO THE 25TH MASSACHUSETTS

This weapon was purchased at auction from the estate of James Drennan who served as a Lieutenant in the 25th Massachusetts Infantry. Drennan was born in Ireland and eventually settled in Worcester,… (526-44). Learn More »

HISTORICAL FIREARMS STOLEN FROM THE NATIONAL CIVIL WAR MUSEUM IN HARRISBURG, PA

HISTORICAL FIREARMS STOLEN FROM THE NATIONAL CIVIL WAR MUSEUM IN HARRISBURG, PA

Please click on the photograph above to view a flyer containing information regarding a Model 1860 Henry Rifle and pair of cased presentation Colt Revolvers identified to Secretary of War Simon…. Learn More »


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BOOTS STATED TO BE THOSE WORN BY GENERAL SAMUEL K. ZOOK WHEN KILLED AT GETTYSBURG & OTHER RELATED ITEMS

These boots surfaced in the collection of the late Stan Landis of Quakertown, Pennsylvania and then passed to a New York collector where they were obtained in 1975 by George Lower, owner of the well-known shop “The Gettysburg Sutler,” who then… (355-39). Learn More »

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