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PRESENTATION SCOTT’S INFANTRY TACTICS BOOK OF COL. WILLIAM CHRISTIAN, 26th NEW YORK, BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL, “HE’D ALWAYS HAD A GREAT FEAR OF SHELLING.”

PRESENTATION SCOTT’S INFANTRY TACTICS BOOK OF COL. WILLIAM CHRISTIAN, 26th NEW YORK, BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL, “HE’D ALWAYS HAD A GREAT FEAR OF SHELLING.”

This is an appropriate memento of Col. W. H. Christian of the 26th New York. He had a talent for drill. A member of Stevenson’s New York Regiment in the Mexican War, which served in California, he… (2022-1005). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD NIB CASE ID’D TO 201ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

CIVIL WAR PERIOD NIB CASE ID’D TO 201ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

Small folding case made of leather with a black felt interior that still holds 5 pen nibs. Opened, the case meas. approx. 4.00 x 4.00 inches. Closed it is 4.00 x 1.50 inches. The nibs are held in… (2022-1060). Learn More »

$225.00
ON HOLD

ID’D GETTYSBURG LADIES GAR AUXILIARY PIN

ID’D GETTYSBURG LADIES GAR AUXILIARY PIN

Circular gold pin, measuring .875” in diameter, center five-point gold star with blue lettering, “Ladies of G.A.R./ 1861-1865”. Reverse horizontal bar pin. Reverse inscription: “Jennie M.… (2022-428). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD NEW TESTAMENT SIGNED BY A REBEL OF THE 66th NC AND A YANKEE FROM THE 85th PA

CIVIL WAR PERIOD NEW TESTAMENT SIGNED BY A REBEL OF THE 66th NC AND A YANKEE FROM THE 85th PA

This little New Testament comes to us with an interesting history. Although it is in well-loved condition, this small pocket testament comes complete with a history all its own – first from a… (2022-795). Learn More »

PAIR OF VIRGINIA STATE SEAL BUTTONS IDENTIFIED TO A CONFEDERATE ARTILLERYMAN, WITH SMALL TINTYPE OF HIS WIFE

PAIR OF VIRGINIA STATE SEAL BUTTONS IDENTIFIED TO A CONFEDERATE ARTILLERYMAN, WITH SMALL TINTYPE OF HIS WIFE

Two very nice, clean Virginia state seal buttons attached to an old card inscribed with a period ink note that reads “STATE OF VIRGINIA BUTTONS FROM THE UNIFORM OF H. M. STEVENS OF THE REGT.” The… (2022-368). Learn More »

1850s GEOMETRIC COTTON VOILE SHAWL IN SHADES OF BROWN with CALIFORNIA CONNECTIONS

1850s GEOMETRIC COTTON VOILE SHAWL IN SHADES OF BROWN with CALIFORNIA CONNECTIONS

Here we have a cool piece of history that we don’t often get to dive into! This shawl came to us with an intriguing note that led us into the military history of the 1840s and back again into the… (1054-2885). Learn More »

GREAT GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO 28TH MAINE SOLDIER WHO SERVED AT PORT HUDSON

GREAT GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO 28TH MAINE SOLDIER WHO SERVED AT PORT HUDSON

This fascinating little group of items belonged to Dennis H. Smith who served nine months as a private in Company B, 28th Maine Infantry. Smith was born in Peru, Maine in March of 1843. At age 19 he… (2022-401). Learn More »

NICE PAIR OF CIVIL WAR CANDLESTICKS ID’D TO 6TH US COLORED TROOPS OFFICER

NICE PAIR OF CIVIL WAR CANDLESTICKS ID’D TO 6TH US COLORED TROOPS OFFICER

This pair of candlesticks belonged to Lieutenant Wayland Ballou of the 4th New Hampshire and later the 6th US Colored troops. These candlesticks are composed of three pieces. The bottoms meas. approx.… (2022-614). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL CARVED WOODEN PIPE IDENTIFIED TO CAPTAIN JAMES POWERS OF CO. A, 3rd VERMONT

BEAUTIFUL CARVED WOODEN PIPE IDENTIFIED TO CAPTAIN JAMES POWERS OF CO. A, 3rd VERMONT

This folk-art carved pipe is one of a kind! It bears a bas-relief carved Union Eagle at the face of the pipe carrying an “Army of the Potomac” banner in its beak with arrows and laurel in its… (766-1817). Learn More »

WEST VIRGINIA HONORABLY DISCHARGED MEDAL: 6th INFANTRY

WEST VIRGINIA HONORABLY DISCHARGED MEDAL: 6th INFANTRY

This is a very good example of the medal authorized in 1866 by the state of West Virginia for its honorably discharged veterans for service in the Civil War. The two piece medal has its upper pinback… (844-08). Learn More »

INSCRIBED WARTIME 18th CORPS 2nd DIVISION STAFF CORPS BADGE OF MAJOR HENRY NOYES, 148th NY, AND A.A. INSPECTOR GENERAL, WIA COLD HARBOR

INSCRIBED WARTIME 18th CORPS 2nd DIVISION STAFF CORPS BADGE OF MAJOR HENRY NOYES, 148th NY, AND A.A. INSPECTOR GENERAL, WIA COLD HARBOR

This inscribed corps badge dates between June and October 1864, between the introduction of the badge and the owner’s posting to divisional staff, and his promotion to colonel of the 38th USCT in… (480-190). Learn More »

$2,880.00
Originally $3,200.00

127th NEW YORK SOLDIER’S WHISKEY FLASK

127th NEW YORK SOLDIER’S WHISKEY FLASK

This is a pocket-size glass whiskey flask with metal screw top, leather covered upper body and lower body fitted with a metal drinking cup. Both the cap and cup are marked by James Dixon and Sons.… (480-245). Learn More »

$626.00
Originally $695.00

A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

This attractive 11” x 14” unframed display features a 2 ½” x 2” piece of coverlet that was owned by Colonel Elijah W. Penny who had service in three Indiana Union regiments and was wounded… (M25314). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL ANTIETAM PRESENTATION CANE

BEAUTIFUL ANTIETAM PRESENTATION CANE

The presentation is relief carved in raised letters in three spirals winding downward on the cane. The first is in a swallowtail banner reading, “T.F. OVERINGTON. PHIL.” underneath which, in… (490-2641). Learn More »

GAR CARVED PRESENTATION CANE OF JOHN SWOVELAND OHIO CAVALRY

GAR CARVED PRESENTATION CANE OF JOHN SWOVELAND OHIO CAVALRY

This is a carved wood cane, made in one piece with a handle, rectangular in cross section at the top, changing to round with spiral grooves and then simply round toward the bottom. The upper section… (1052-53). Learn More »

POCKET DIARY OF SGT. AARON E. KILMER, 17TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

POCKET DIARY OF SGT. AARON E. KILMER, 17TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

This is a leather-bound pocket diary measuring about 3 ½” x 5 ½”. The covers and spine are very beat up with the spine being taped.  This journal was kept by Sergeant Aaron E. Kilmer of Company… (516-23). Learn More »

$2,600.00
Originally $3,250.00

G.A.R. GRAVE MARKER / COFFIN PLATE ID'D TO TO PRIVATE COLLINS H. KING, 52ND MASSACHUSETTS MILITIA INFANTRY

G.A.R. GRAVE MARKER / COFFIN PLATE ID'D TO TO PRIVATE COLLINS H. KING, 52ND MASSACHUSETTS MILITIA INFANTRY

Nickle-silver plaque, w/beveled edges, measuring 4.75 x 7.5". Inscribed as follows: "GAR / Collins H. King / Died Nov. 3d 1887 / Aged 48 yrs 2 mo. 25 dys.", with small crossed cannons & rifles,… (2022-473). Learn More »

IDENTIFICATION PIN OF SEYMOUR S. PELOUBET 39th NEW JERSEY

IDENTIFICATION PIN OF SEYMOUR S. PELOUBET 39th NEW JERSEY

This identification pin of Seymour S. Peloubet (sometimes, “De Peloubet,”) 39th New Jersey badge is made of a white metal or German silver disk stamped at center with an eagle with raised wings… (1052-131). Learn More »

110th PENNSYLVANIA ID’D CIVIL WAR BROOKS’ PATENT WRITING, WORK, AND TOILET CASE

110th PENNSYLVANIA ID’D CIVIL WAR BROOKS’ PATENT WRITING, WORK, AND TOILET CASE

This Brooks roll-up writing kit comes with a pencil note from the family, likely dating about 1890 or so, that was rolled up in the kit: “This was the property of William McClelenan Long. Son of… (2021-955). Learn More »

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

FRAMED PERSONALIZED OVERCOAT BUTTON IDENTIFIED TO MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP KEARNY WITH RELATED ITEMS

Modern wood frame with a double blue mat divided into two sections. The right section has a very large overcoat button designed by and made for Major General Philip Kearny. The button face is… (523-73). Learn More »


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US NAVAL SURGEON’S SWORD, C1820-1830

Manufactured: Unknown  Maker: Unknown  Year: 1820-1830  Model: Naval Surgeon Sword Size: 25.75  Condition: VG Great early naval surgeon sword.  Guard has high grade casting on knucklebow, pommel and has anchor langets.  Guard retains a fair… (870-11). Learn More »

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