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SOMERSET COUNTY MAINE VETERANS RIBBON, COL. DYER ESTATE 15th MAINE

SOMERSET COUNTY MAINE VETERANS RIBBON, COL. DYER ESTATE 15th MAINE

Blue silk ribbon with black lettering for the Somerset Veterans Association meeting of April 1883 with a small American eagle perched on a US shield. Slight fading to the lettering. Skowhegan, the… (1097-80). Learn More »

LOT OF THREE POST-WAR MANUALS IDENTIFIED TO GENERAL THOMAS H. RUGER

LOT OF THREE POST-WAR MANUALS IDENTIFIED TO GENERAL THOMAS H. RUGER

Thomas Howard Ruger was born April 2, 1833 in Lima, New York, and moved to Janesville, Wisconsin in 1846. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1854, third in his class of forty-six, and was… (1117-189). Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL IDENTIFIED ISAAC BARNES BOWIE KNIFE – ENGLISH BORN EDMUND JOWETT, AUSTRALIAN EMIGRANT WHO WAS A POLITICIAN AND A RANCHER

BEAUTIFUL IDENTIFIED ISAAC BARNES BOWIE KNIFE – ENGLISH BORN EDMUND JOWETT, AUSTRALIAN EMIGRANT WHO WAS A POLITICIAN AND A RANCHER

Isaac Barnes took over the Sheffield operation of his father, Edward Barnes, in 1871. Knives made by the firm as Edward Barnes or Edward Barnes and Sons had found an appreciative market in America and… (30-2230). 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 »

“IN MEMORIAM OF GETTYSBURG 1863” SILVER PLATE GOBLET

“IN MEMORIAM OF GETTYSBURG 1863” SILVER PLATE GOBLET

This silver-plated goblet measures 6 ½ inches tall and 3 ½ inches in diameter across the top. The goblet has nice, undisturbed patina and no dents or damage. The face is engraved with a wreath of… (179-1079). Learn More »

GOLD PRESENTATION MILITIA MEDAL FOR MARKSMANSHIP 1841: ALONZO COY, MILITIA OFFICER, GOLD RUSH, VIGILANCE COMMITTEE, CIVIL WAR OFFICER

GOLD PRESENTATION MILITIA MEDAL FOR MARKSMANSHIP 1841: ALONZO COY, MILITIA OFFICER, GOLD RUSH, VIGILANCE COMMITTEE, CIVIL WAR OFFICER

This beautiful gold badge is in the shape of a small framed testimonial. The tooled raised border imitates a carved wood frame with floral designs and a recessed central panel is inscribed in script:… (30-2227). Learn More »

SILVER SHIELD STYLE ID BADGE BELONGING TO DAVID DONNER OF CO. K, 3rd NJ VOLS.

SILVER SHIELD STYLE ID BADGE BELONGING TO DAVID DONNER OF CO. K, 3rd NJ VOLS.

This small patriotic shield badge measures just shy of one inch long by ¾ of an inch wide. The badge itself is quite thin and is missing its pin-back latch. The engraving is legible; however there is… (M26066). Learn More »

INSTRUCTIONS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF ARMIES OF THE UNTIED STATES IN THE FIELD—ID’D TO BVT. BRIG. GENL. ISAAC DYER [COL. 15TH MAINE]

INSTRUCTIONS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF ARMIES OF THE UNTIED STATES IN THE FIELD—ID’D TO BVT. BRIG. GENL. ISAAC DYER [COL. 15TH MAINE]

By Francis Lieber, LL.D. Published by D. Van Nostrand, New York, 1863. Owner signature, title page, in ink: “Isaac Dyer”.  Beige Wraps, 86 pp, 7.5 x 5”. Exhibits light wear. Else VG plus. Isaac… (1097-35). Learn More »

INSTRUCTION FOR OFFICERS ON OUTPOST AND PATROL DUTY ID’D TO LT. COL. ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE

INSTRUCTION FOR OFFICERS ON OUTPOST AND PATROL DUTY ID’D TO LT. COL. ISAAC DYER, 15TH MAINE

Published by the War Dept., 1861]. Owner signature, title page, in ink—Isaac Dyer Lieut. Col./ 15th Regt. Me Vol.” Beige wraps, 24 pp., 7.375 x 4.75”. Exhibits slight wear & soiling at the… (1097-34). 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 »

WAR PAPERS: THE MAINE COMMANDERY.  [MOLLUS] — ID’D TO BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ISAAC DYER [COL. 15TH MAINE]

WAR PAPERS: THE MAINE COMMANDERY. [MOLLUS] — ID’D TO BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL ISAAC DYER [COL. 15TH MAINE]

2 vols. Published by the Thurston Print, Portland, Me, 1898. Owner book stamp, front eps (both volumes): “Isaac Dyer/ Skowhegan..Me.” 350, 352 pp., maps. In blue glazed cloth w/gilt embossed… (1097-42). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE STATES RECEIPT PICKED UP BY GEORGE W. MOWERS, 21st PA CAVALRY & 87th PA INFANTRY

CONFEDERATE STATES RECEIPT PICKED UP BY GEORGE W. MOWERS, 21st PA CAVALRY & 87th PA INFANTRY

Dated “1862/ Aug. 2.” Handwritten receipt for “$3.00” in ink, on yellowing paper, 6 x 6.5”. Exhibits fold-marks, three vertical, w/one section detached. Fragile but, mostly legible.… (2020-04). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED COPY OF THE US ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861 – LT. COLONEL JAMES DUNCAN GRAHAM

IDENTIFIED COPY OF THE US ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861 – LT. COLONEL JAMES DUNCAN GRAHAM

Blue cloth bound with gilt blind-stamped spine. Very nice period ink inscription inside the front cover: J.D. Graham Lt. Colonel U.S. Army / Stationed at Detroit, Mich. October 1861. (And below that… (998-602). Learn More »

VERY NICE G.A.R. 1904 NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT REPRESENTATIVE’S MEDAL

VERY NICE G.A.R. 1904 NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT REPRESENTATIVE’S MEDAL

A very pretty example of the G.A.R. National Encampment Representative’s badge for the 38th annual encampment in Boston 1904. A three-piece medal in gilt brass and red, white and blue enamel. Top… (1097-59). Learn More »

1904 G.A.R. NATIONAL STAFF BADGE, COL. AND BREV. BRIG. GEN. DYER ESTATE

1904 G.A.R. NATIONAL STAFF BADGE, COL. AND BREV. BRIG. GEN. DYER ESTATE

A very nice bronze-toned badge for a member of the National Staff at the 1904 G.A.R. National Encampment in Boston. Top bar reads “Boston” in a scroll at top, “Aug. 1904” on either side of the… (1097-55). Learn More »

15th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN PRESENTATION CANE FROM CAPTAIN G.S. CLARK

15th PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN PRESENTATION CANE FROM CAPTAIN G.S. CLARK

Made from a tree branch cut as a souvenir, varnished and fitted with a metal tip and silver knob, this cane bears a nicely engraved presentation from Captain George S. Clark of the 15th Pa. Cavalry.… (945-517). Learn More »

LIVERPOOL SHIPWRECK AND HUMANE SOCIETY LIFE SAVING MEDAL 1874

LIVERPOOL SHIPWRECK AND HUMANE SOCIETY LIFE SAVING MEDAL 1874

Founded in 1839 to help reward those who tried to save lives in the January 1839 hurricane on the Irish Sea, the Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Society struck its first medals in 1844, which were also… (30-2206). Learn More »

ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY LIFE SAVING MEDAL

ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY LIFE SAVING MEDAL

The silver medal has an open foliate upper bar with a white ribbon with dark blue borders and scroll suspender. The silver planchet has a geometric border of chevrons and lines, with a central panel… (30-2207). Learn More »

DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

DECORATED 1864 EASTER EGG BY A MEMBER OF THE 15th PA CAVALRY: WARTIME, WONDERFUL, AND WHIMSICAL

This whimsical, real Easter egg was apparently a gift from a member of the 15th PA cavalry to Samuel A. Henderson. Suspicion naturally settles on George Henderson of Companies C and A as the maker,… (945-516). Learn More »

GOLD PRESENTATION MEMORIAL MEDAL FOR GENERAL JOHN A. LOGAN

GOLD PRESENTATION MEMORIAL MEDAL FOR GENERAL JOHN A. LOGAN

Mounted on a black mourning ribbon this beautiful gold medal has a pin-back upper bar and also a small spring clasp for wear as a watch fob. The upper bar has a floral scroll at top and concave ends,… (30-2208). Learn More »


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PAINTING ON MASON BOARD OF THE SPRINGS HOTEL AT GETTYSBURG

This painting is similar to a print of the Springs Hotel done by J. C. Davis for famous Gettysburg historian John B. Bachelder. The print was used by Bachelder in two of his books, “Popular Resorts, and How to Reach Them” and “Gettysburg: What… (P13188). Learn More »

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