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A TOUCHING MEMENTO OF A FALLEN UNION SOLDIER IN THE 24th NEW YORK:  “He was too brave a soldier to suffer alone but it so happened to him.”

A TOUCHING MEMENTO OF A FALLEN UNION SOLDIER IN THE 24th NEW YORK: “He was too brave a soldier to suffer alone but it so happened to him.”

This framed Civil War soldier’s handkerchief bears a poignant handwritten note pinned to it: “This Handkerchief was found on the body of S.M. Olmstead after the Battle of Second Bull Run. His… (846-373). Learn More »

FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

FANTASTIC GOLD-MOUNTED APPOMATTOX WOOD CARVED PIPE WITH CASE – 12TH WEST VIRGINIA INFANTRY

The day after Generals Grant and Lee met to arrange the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia the two Generals met again for a brief time under an apple tree and when the meeting was over… (30-2205). Learn More »

$11,500.00
Originally $14,500.00

FABRIC FROM A CHAIR BELONGING TO ROBERT E. LEE, GIVEN TO HIS GODCHILD

FABRIC FROM A CHAIR BELONGING TO ROBERT E. LEE, GIVEN TO HIS GODCHILD

The fabric in this display originated from a chair that originally covered a chair belonging to Robert E. Lee. It was found in an old envelope noted, "General Robert E. Lee, button and material from… (M25111). Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE US STAMPING KIT ID’D TO 74TH INFANTRY SERGEANT

WORLD WAR ONE US STAMPING KIT ID’D TO 74TH INFANTRY SERGEANT

This stamping kit comes housed in a wooden box that meas. approx. 8.00 x 4.00 x 3.25 inches. The box was painted OD green on the outside but now most of that has worn away. Approx. 25% remains. The… (668-283). Learn More »

SCARCE 1862 DATED CO. C 115th NY SOLDIERS RECORD WITH PHOTOGRAPHS: TWO OF KIA OFFICERS

SCARCE 1862 DATED CO. C 115th NY SOLDIERS RECORD WITH PHOTOGRAPHS: TWO OF KIA OFFICERS

A lot of these large-format lithographs are late war or postwar service memorials. This is a nice early war example of those offered by peddlers in army camps who might take orders for souvenirs to be… (1094-128). Learn More »

SCARCE 1862 DATED CO. D 115th NY SOLDIERS RECORD WITH PHOTOGRAPHS

SCARCE 1862 DATED CO. D 115th NY SOLDIERS RECORD WITH PHOTOGRAPHS

This is a nice early war example of a “soldier’s record,” typical of those offered by peddlers in early war army camps as souvenirs to be sent to the folks back home and hung up as a service… (1094-127). Learn More »

ARTILLERY TREATISE OWNED, SIGNED, AND WITH NOTATIONS, BY JOHN MERCER BROOKE, INVENTOR OF THE BROOKE RIFLE AND PROJECTILES, DESIGNER OF THE IRONCLAD C.S.S. VIRGINIA

ARTILLERY TREATISE OWNED, SIGNED, AND WITH NOTATIONS, BY JOHN MERCER BROOKE, INVENTOR OF THE BROOKE RIFLE AND PROJECTILES, DESIGNER OF THE IRONCLAD C.S.S. VIRGINIA

This is Volume 1 of an original 1809 first edition of Louis De Tousard’s American Artillerist’s Companion, or Elements of Artillery, given to John Mercer Brooke by William Green of Richmond, Va.,… (846-186). Learn More »

$1,395.00
Originally $2,200.00

GENERAL BUTTERFIELD’S BANDANNA

GENERAL BUTTERFIELD’S BANDANNA

This is a scarce piece of field gear or field wear: a well preserved and nicely presented Civil War kerchief or bandanna worn by General Daniel Butterfield. These were not items of issue, of course,… (846-262). Learn More »

$3,950.00
Originally $4,950.00

PHOTO ARCHIVE AND INSIGNIA GROUPING WITH CORPS BADGE IDENTIFIED TO 54TH NEW YORK SERGEANT DANIEL MULLER

PHOTO ARCHIVE AND INSIGNIA GROUPING WITH CORPS BADGE IDENTIFIED TO 54TH NEW YORK SERGEANT DANIEL MULLER

The items in this lot are identified to Daniel Muller (carried on the rolls as MOLLER) of the 54th New York Infantry. Daniel Muller was born in Hanover, Germany and later came to the United States. At… (2021-270). Learn More »

BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY OF WORLD WAR TWO 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION COMMANDER GENERAL CLARENCE R. HUEBNER - THE MEMOIRS OF FIELD-MARSHALL MONTGOMERY

BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY OF WORLD WAR TWO 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION COMMANDER GENERAL CLARENCE R. HUEBNER - THE MEMOIRS OF FIELD-MARSHALL MONTGOMERY

This book comes from the library of Lieutenant General Clarence Ralph Huebner and bears his name  as “C R HUEBNER” & "HUEBNER". A farm boy from Bushton, Kansas, who spent almost seven years… (128-1189). Learn More »

MILITARY ORDER OF THE LOYAL LEGION (MOLLUS) MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATE OF BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ISAAC DYER, 15th MAINE

MILITARY ORDER OF THE LOYAL LEGION (MOLLUS) MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATE OF BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ISAAC DYER, 15th MAINE

This MOLLUS membership certificate comes from a large archive of material preserved by family of Colonel and Brevet Brigadier General Isaac Dyer (1820-1913,) former commander of the 15th Maine. Dated… (1097-260). Learn More »

BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER PRESENTED BY ARMY SURGEON W.T. THURSTON TO ORION DONNELL, 7th INDIANA, LATER DIED AS POW IN 1864

BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER PRESENTED BY ARMY SURGEON W.T. THURSTON TO ORION DONNELL, 7th INDIANA, LATER DIED AS POW IN 1864

This Protestant Episcopal “Book of the Common Prayer” was published in Philadelphia in 1860 and bears on the flyleaf a beautiful ink inscription: “Presented / by/ WT Thurston / Surgeon U.S.… (2020-463). Learn More »

$495.00
ON HOLD

BOOK OF WORLD WAR TWO LETTERS WRITTEN BY A MARINE OFFICER KILLED ON OKINAWA

BOOK OF WORLD WAR TWO LETTERS WRITTEN BY A MARINE OFFICER KILLED ON OKINAWA

Published in 1946 this small volume contains letters written by 1st Lt. David Tucker Brown to friends and family during World War Two. Lt. Brown entered the Marine Corps in July 1941. He attended OCS… (427-25). Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

PORTIONS OF THE “OLD ARMY BLANKET CARRIED & USED BY JOHN MCDANIELS THROUGH THE CIVIL WAR 1861 – 1865”

PORTIONS OF THE “OLD ARMY BLANKET CARRIED & USED BY JOHN MCDANIELS THROUGH THE CIVIL WAR 1861 – 1865”

This is a nicely documented section, in two pieces, of a regulation Civil War army issue blanket with an old pencil note that was pinned to it at some point, reading, “Old army Blanket carried &… (846-248). Learn More »

$1,095.00
Originally $1,500.00
ON HOLD

BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY OF WORLD WAR TWO 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION COMMANDER GENERAL CLARENCE R. HUEBNER - 1928 COPY OF “ARMY RETIREMENTS BASED ON THE ARMY REGISTER 1923”

BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY OF WORLD WAR TWO 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION COMMANDER GENERAL CLARENCE R. HUEBNER - 1928 COPY OF “ARMY RETIREMENTS BASED ON THE ARMY REGISTER 1923”

This book comes from the library of Lieutenant General Clarence Ralph Huebner and bears his name  as “C R HUEBNER” & "HUEBNER". A farm boy from Bushton, Kansas, who spent almost seven years… (128-1184). Learn More »

BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY OF WORLD WAR TWO 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION COMMANDER GENERAL CLARENCE R. HUEBNER - 1963 COPY OF “THEY FOUGHT ALONE” BY JOHN KEATS

BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY OF WORLD WAR TWO 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION COMMANDER GENERAL CLARENCE R. HUEBNER - 1963 COPY OF “THEY FOUGHT ALONE” BY JOHN KEATS

This book comes from the library of Lieutenant General Clarence Ralph Huebner and bears his name  as “C R HUEBNER”. A farm boy from Bushton, Kansas, who spent almost seven years serving from… (128-1188). Learn More »

BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY OF WORLD WAR TWO 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION COMMANDER GENERAL CLARENCE R. HUEBNER - 1958 COPY OF “WHAT HAPPENED AT PEARL HARBOR” BY HANS LOUIS TREFOUSSE

BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY OF WORLD WAR TWO 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION COMMANDER GENERAL CLARENCE R. HUEBNER - 1958 COPY OF “WHAT HAPPENED AT PEARL HARBOR” BY HANS LOUIS TREFOUSSE

This book comes from the library of Lieutenant General Clarence Ralph Huebner and bears his name  as “RALPH HUEBNER”. A farm boy from Bushton, Kansas, who spent almost seven years serving from… (128-1185). Learn More »

BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY OF WORLD WAR TWO 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION COMMANDER GENERAL CLARENCE R. HUEBNER - WARTIME 1942 COPY OF “SOUND MILITARY DECISION” PUBLISHED BY THE U. S. NAVAL WAR COLLEGE

BOOK FROM THE LIBRARY OF WORLD WAR TWO 1ST INFANTRY DIVISION COMMANDER GENERAL CLARENCE R. HUEBNER - WARTIME 1942 COPY OF “SOUND MILITARY DECISION” PUBLISHED BY THE U. S. NAVAL WAR COLLEGE

This book comes from the library of Lieutenant General Clarence Ralph Huebner and bears his name  as “C. R. HUEBNER”. A farm boy from Bushton, Kansas, who spent almost seven years serving from… (128-1186). Learn More »

EARLY REUNION RIBBON FOR THE 15TH MAINE, 1890, COL. DYER ESTATE 15th MAINE

EARLY REUNION RIBBON FOR THE 15TH MAINE, 1890, COL. DYER ESTATE 15th MAINE

Simple red ribbon with gilt embossed text and Maine state seal, reading, “Re-union / 15th ME REG’T. / [seal] / NAHANT, AUG. 13. / 1890.” Regimental reunions picked up starting with the 25th… (1097-83). Learn More »

15th MAINE REGIMENTAL REUNION RIBBON 1910, COL. DYER ESTATE 15th MAINE

15th MAINE REGIMENTAL REUNION RIBBON 1910, COL. DYER ESTATE 15th MAINE

White silk ribbon with blue text and image of a G.A.R. medal. The ribbon is for a reunion held of the regiment’s veterans at Bangor and East Corinth, ME, Sept. 14 and 15, 1910. Contemporary… (1097-81). Learn More »


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EARLY & SCARCE CIVIL WAR TIN SNARE DRUM WITH WASHINGTON PORTRAIT MADE BY JOHN LOWELL OF BANGOR, MAINE

Full size snare drum that meas. approx. 15.25 inches tall by 16.25 inches across. With the exception of the tension ropes, the drum is all original. The tin body is in excellent condition with only a few scattered shallow dings. The body surface has… (413-62). Learn More »

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