Identified Uniforms & Cloth

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VEST OF MAJOR ROBERT LANE ELA 6th NEW HAMPSHIRE- TWICE WOUNDED

VEST OF MAJOR ROBERT LANE ELA 6th NEW HAMPSHIRE- TWICE WOUNDED

This vest belonged to Robert Lane Ela, who served during the war as Captain and Lieutenant in the 6th New Hampshire and was twice wounded in action, the last time while commanding the regiment in the… (490-6647). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FIRST NATIONAL FLAG FROM ISLAND NUMBER TEN

CONFEDERATE FIRST NATIONAL FLAG FROM ISLAND NUMBER TEN

This Confederate First National flag has a tight provenance going back to 1935, and before that an oral history as a war souvenir brought back from Island Number Ten by James William McLaughlin, a… (1179-004). Learn More »

$35,000.00
Originally $40,000.00

CAPTURED CONFEDERATE SECOND NATIONAL FLAG, UNUSUAL VARIATION WITH MADAUS LETTER, FROM A SOLDIER IN THE 59th NEW YORK

CAPTURED CONFEDERATE SECOND NATIONAL FLAG, UNUSUAL VARIATION WITH MADAUS LETTER, FROM A SOLDIER IN THE 59th NEW YORK

This 2nd National Confederate Flag was purchased in the 1980s by a well-respected Florida dealer/collector directly from descendants of the Union soldier who had kept it as a trophy. It comes with a… (1179-019). Learn More »

NEW YORK STATE COLORS OF THE 45th NEW YORK

NEW YORK STATE COLORS OF THE 45th NEW YORK

This flag has a provenance and attribution to the 45th New York going back to its initial purchase in 1983 from Stars and Bars Antiques in Spotsylvania, VA. It is accompanied by two conservation… (1179-030). Learn More »

INCREDIBLY RARE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS CORDUROY UNIFORM PANTS WITH 2 ULTRA-RARE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS BUTTONS

INCREDIBLY RARE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS CORDUROY UNIFORM PANTS WITH 2 ULTRA-RARE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS BUTTONS

This pair of Republic of Texas pants could arguably be the finest and rarest uniform pants, with an American history, known to exist today. According to a textile museum in Washington, DC, the cloth… (88-174). Learn More »

$4,995.00
Originally $5,950.00

BEAUTIFUL TIFFANY-MADE GENERAL OFFICER’S CAP OF GEN. JOHN HENRY HOBART WARD: DEFENDED THE LEFT OF THE UNION LINE IN HARD FIGHTING AT GETTYSBURG ON JULY 2; “THAT GALLANT OFFICER” – JOE HOOKER; “ONE OF THE BRAVEST OF THE BRAVE” – PHIL KEARNEY

BEAUTIFUL TIFFANY-MADE GENERAL OFFICER’S CAP OF GEN. JOHN HENRY HOBART WARD: DEFENDED THE LEFT OF THE UNION LINE IN HARD FIGHTING AT GETTYSBURG ON JULY 2; “THAT GALLANT OFFICER” – JOE HOOKER; “ONE OF THE BRAVEST OF THE BRAVE” – PHIL KEARNEY

This historic Tiffany-made general officer’s cap belonged to Brigadier General John Henry Hobart Ward, an impressive and remarkable figure whose brigade held the left flank of Sickles’s advanced… (1179-339). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR COMMODORE’S UNDRESS FROCK COAT OF SILAS H. STRINGHAM, USN: LEADER OF THE FIRST COMBINED OPERATION OF THE UNION NAVY AND ARMY IN THE CIVIL WAR; VICTOR OF THE BATTLE OF HATTERAS INLET BATTERIES

CIVIL WAR COMMODORE’S UNDRESS FROCK COAT OF SILAS H. STRINGHAM, USN: LEADER OF THE FIRST COMBINED OPERATION OF THE UNION NAVY AND ARMY IN THE CIVIL WAR; VICTOR OF THE BATTLE OF HATTERAS INLET BATTERIES

Fought on Aug. 28-29, 1861, little more than a month after the Union defeat at Bull Run, the capture of Forts Hatteras and Clark on the outer banks helped restrict Confederate blockade running,… (1179-504). Learn More »

CAVALRY OFFICER’S FROCK COAT IDENTIFIED TO CAPT. SAMUEL N. TITUS, 11TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

CAVALRY OFFICER’S FROCK COAT IDENTIFIED TO CAPT. SAMUEL N. TITUS, 11TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY

This cavalry officer’s frock coat shows some signs of wear, but still rates very good for condition and has a great identification established by a wonderful Baltimore tailor’s tag sewn in one… (1179-639). Learn More »

OFFICER’S FROCK COAT OF BREVET MAJOR GENERAL JOSEPH K. BARNES, SURGEON GENERAL OF THE U.S. ARMY 1864-1882

OFFICER’S FROCK COAT OF BREVET MAJOR GENERAL JOSEPH K. BARNES, SURGEON GENERAL OF THE U.S. ARMY 1864-1882

This would be the centerpiece of any medical collection: the Major General’s frock coat of Surgeon General Joseph K. Barnes. Barnes was born in Philadelphia in 1817, studied medicine at Harvard,… (1179-579). Learn More »

OFFICER’S SACK COAT OF BREVET MAJOR SAMUEL RODMOND SMITH, 4TH DELAWARE, MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

OFFICER’S SACK COAT OF BREVET MAJOR SAMUEL RODMOND SMITH, 4TH DELAWARE, MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT

This officer’s sack coat comes from the collections of the Texas Civil War Museum and is identified to Maj. Samuel Rodmond Smith, 4th Delaware, who received the Medal of Honor for actions in the… (1179-654). Learn More »

$6,500.00
ON HOLD

IDENTIFIED FIRST LIEUTENANT OF INFANTRY SMITH PATENT SHOULDER STRAPS: MARION COUNTY REGIMENT INDIANA LEGION AND 104th INDIANA “MINUTE MEN”

IDENTIFIED FIRST LIEUTENANT OF INFANTRY SMITH PATENT SHOULDER STRAPS: MARION COUNTY REGIMENT INDIANA LEGION AND 104th INDIANA “MINUTE MEN”

These infantry 1st Lieutenant shoulder straps are the Smith patent, using thin stamped gilt brass in imitation of bullion embroidery for the borders and the rank bars, which are attached to a light… (480-335). Learn More »

LARGE GROUP OF ITEMS FROM OHIO’S BRIGADIER GENERAL ABRAM PIATT – COMMANDER OF THE PIATT ZOUAVES

LARGE GROUP OF ITEMS FROM OHIO’S BRIGADIER GENERAL ABRAM PIATT – COMMANDER OF THE PIATT ZOUAVES

Abram S. Piatt was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, May 2, 1821.  He was educated at the Athenaeum and at Kinmount Academy in Cincinnati, and then engaged in farming in the Macacheek Valley.  He began to… (1179-178). Learn More »

UNION CAVALRY GENERAL WILLIAM WELLS’ FIELD BLOUSE: MEDAL OF HONOR FOR GETTYSBURG WHERE HE RODE IN THE LEAD OF FARNSWORTH’S CHARGE; BRIGADE COMMANDER UNDER CUSTER; BLOUSE ACTUALLY WORN IN ONE OF HIS PHOTOS

UNION CAVALRY GENERAL WILLIAM WELLS’ FIELD BLOUSE: MEDAL OF HONOR FOR GETTYSBURG WHERE HE RODE IN THE LEAD OF FARNSWORTH’S CHARGE; BRIGADE COMMANDER UNDER CUSTER; BLOUSE ACTUALLY WORN IN ONE OF HIS PHOTOS

This coat is the epitome of a Civil War Union general’s field uniform, a blouse following the popular sack coat pattern of the period, looking somewhat like an enlisted man’s fatigue blouse and… (1179-281). Learn More »

MISSOURI CONFEDERATE FROCK COAT, SASH, CS SWORD BELT, AND HOLSTER, OF MAJOR WILLIAM F. HAINES, WITH FAMILY ARCHIVE OF PHOTOS & PAPERS: SHILOH, VICKSBURG, AND NEGOTIATIONS WITH SHERMAN FOR SURRENDER OF GEN. L.S. BAKER’S COMMAND IN APRIL 1865

MISSOURI CONFEDERATE FROCK COAT, SASH, CS SWORD BELT, AND HOLSTER, OF MAJOR WILLIAM F. HAINES, WITH FAMILY ARCHIVE OF PHOTOS & PAPERS: SHILOH, VICKSBURG, AND NEGOTIATIONS WITH SHERMAN FOR SURRENDER OF GEN. L.S. BAKER’S COMMAND IN APRIL 1865

This beautiful, identified Confederate major’s coat, sash, sword belt, sash, and holster, once in the Texas Civil War Museum, comes with two brown ink notes that were pinned to it, one reading:… (1179-277). Learn More »

BUGLER’S SHELL JACKET IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE WILLIAM BOPP, 2ND MISSOURI STATE MILITIA CAVALRY

BUGLER’S SHELL JACKET IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE WILLIAM BOPP, 2ND MISSOURI STATE MILITIA CAVALRY

Scarce Union Missouri cavalryman's jacket modified with Zouave style V-neck collar and custom-trimmed with bright yellow narrow cording at cuffs and on front, forming a semi-regulation rack pattern… (591-04). Learn More »

REGIMENTAL STANDARD OF MERRILL’S HORSE, 2ND MISSOURI CAVALRY

REGIMENTAL STANDARD OF MERRILL’S HORSE, 2ND MISSOURI CAVALRY

Formerly in the collections of the Texas Civil War Museum, this historic flag was carried by Merrill’s Horse, the 2nd Missouri Cavalry, raised under the authority of Gen. John C. Fremont, commanding… (1179-031). Learn More »

1862 TIFFANY GENERAL GUIDE FLAG OF THE 143rd NEW YORK

1862 TIFFANY GENERAL GUIDE FLAG OF THE 143rd NEW YORK

This Tiffany-made general guide flag was certainly among the colors presented to the 143rd New York Volunteers upon its formal organization in October 1862. Like the embroidered stars-and-stripes… (1179-017). Learn More »

REGIMENTAL COLOR OF THE 197TH PENNSYLVANIA - “THIRD COAL EXCHANGE REGIMENT” - LIKELY BY EVANS AND HASSALL, PHILADELPHIA

REGIMENTAL COLOR OF THE 197TH PENNSYLVANIA - “THIRD COAL EXCHANGE REGIMENT” - LIKELY BY EVANS AND HASSALL, PHILADELPHIA

This regimental color is pictured in Volume 2, p.496, of Advance the Colors where it is noted as the only extant flag of the 197th Pennsylvania, one of six Pennsylvania infantry regiments, numbered… (1179-025). Learn More »

RECRUITING FLAG FOR THE 144th OHIO

RECRUITING FLAG FOR THE 144th OHIO

This flag measures 53” by 120” – pretty much dead-on-the-money for a recruiting flag in the revised 1861 US Army regulations, which specify four-feet four inches by nine-feet nine inches. This… (1179-002). Learn More »

$12,000.00
ON HOLD

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR US NAVY GROUP OF G.W. BROWN, PUBLISHED IN TIME-LIFE AND IN BLUEJACKETS, EX-STAMATELOS COLLECTION AND TEXAS CIVIL WAR MUSEUM

IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR US NAVY GROUP OF G.W. BROWN, PUBLISHED IN TIME-LIFE AND IN BLUEJACKETS, EX-STAMATELOS COLLECTION AND TEXAS CIVIL WAR MUSEUM

This a very scarce, extensive, identified Civil War U.S. Navy grouping, once in the renowned Stamatelos collection and more recently exhibited in the Texas Civil War Museum. It has also been published… (1179-262). Learn More »


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AMBROTYPE OF IDENTIFIED MUSICIAN OF THE PETERSBURG MILITIA

Formerly in the collection of Bill Turner, this sixth plate ambrotype has a great pedigree, having been published as Figure 2 in Albaugh’s landmark “Confederate Faces.” Identified there as a, “Musician named Crowder, of Petersburg, Va., in… (1138-1866). Learn More »

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