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DECORATED AND IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CUP TO SOLDIER IN 10TH NEW JERSEY

DECORATED AND IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CUP TO SOLDIER IN 10TH NEW JERSEY

Tin cup meas. approx. 4.50 inches tall and is 4.50 inches across the bottom. It has a flat bottom and a handle attached by two rivets.  Approx. .075 of an inch below the rim is a raised bead going… (2022-1051). 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 »

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 »

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

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 »

US WW2 NAVY PILOT’S FOOTLOCKER GROUPING – TOOK PART IN THE SEARCH FOR AMELIA EARHART AND LATER FOUGHT IN THE PHILIPPINES

US WW2 NAVY PILOT’S FOOTLOCKER GROUPING – TOOK PART IN THE SEARCH FOR AMELIA EARHART AND LATER FOUGHT IN THE PHILIPPINES

The items in this group belonged to Mr. Wayne Jordan who served as a pilot in the US Navy from 1936 to 1966. Early in his service, while assigned as an aviation cadet aboard the USS COLORADO, he… (454-26). Learn More »

GOLD PRESENTATION POST COMMANDER G.A.R. BADGE OF MICHAEL RIORDON

GOLD PRESENTATION POST COMMANDER G.A.R. BADGE OF MICHAEL RIORDON

This beautiful gold G.A.R. badge is dated 1894, very close to the highpoint of the veterans’ organization when it reached more than 400,000 in 1890 and was a powerful force in politics and… (30-2237). Learn More »

PRESENTATION GOLD G.A.R. BADGE TO DEPARTMENT COMMANDER H. T. DUNBAR WITH 5th CORPS BADGE AND BUCKTAILS BAR

PRESENTATION GOLD G.A.R. BADGE TO DEPARTMENT COMMANDER H. T. DUNBAR WITH 5th CORPS BADGE AND BUCKTAILS BAR

This very attractive gold G.A.R. badge has the red-bordered flag of a department level officer and the miniature shoulder strap with two silver stars on black indicating a department commander. The… (30-2236). Learn More »

PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY AND CAVALRY SOLDIERS’ ARCHIVE FROM THE WALLACE FAMILY: SOLDIER LETTERS, ARMED TINTYPE, RARE BLAKESLEE CARTRIDGE BOX FOR THE SPENCER, ETC.

PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY AND CAVALRY SOLDIERS’ ARCHIVE FROM THE WALLACE FAMILY: SOLDIER LETTERS, ARMED TINTYPE, RARE BLAKESLEE CARTRIDGE BOX FOR THE SPENCER, ETC.

This grouping contains 25 camp letters from eight Pennsylvania soldiers, along with miscellaneous covers, and minor post-war pension correspondence: Benjamin Wallace, Co. “D”, 11th PA Cavalry… (217-239). Learn More »

IDENTIFICATION SHIELD FOR 122ND NEW YORK MUSICIAN SAMUEL OSBORN

IDENTIFICATION SHIELD FOR 122ND NEW YORK MUSICIAN SAMUEL OSBORN

Silver ID shield meas. approx. 1.00 x 1.25 inches. Face is finely engraved with “SAML OSBORN / FIFER / CO. E. / 122D REGT. N.Y.S.V. / SCHENECTADY.” The border of the badge has a finely chased… (766-1702). Learn More »


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MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO SIMON BACKUS BISSELL

Simon Backus Bissell was born in Fairlee, Vt., on October 28, 1808. He was appointed Midshipman on November 6, 1824, Passed Midshipman on June 4 1831, and Lieutenant December 9, 1837. At the beginning of the Mexican-American War, he was assigned to… (870-63). Learn More »

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