Identified Uniforms & Cloth

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CAPTURED AND REISSUED UNION OVERCOAT WITH VIRGINIA BUTTONS KEPT BY JAMES KNOX POLK BANTON, 2ND VIRGINIA CAVALRY, PAROLED AT APPOMATTOX: “I HAD CAUTIONED MY MEN AGAINST WEARING ‘YANKEE OVERCOATS,’ . . .” – C.S. MAJ ROBT STILES AT SAYLOR’S CREEK 1865

CAPTURED AND REISSUED UNION OVERCOAT WITH VIRGINIA BUTTONS KEPT BY JAMES KNOX POLK BANTON, 2ND VIRGINIA CAVALRY, PAROLED AT APPOMATTOX: “I HAD CAUTIONED MY MEN AGAINST WEARING ‘YANKEE OVERCOATS,’ . . .” – C.S. MAJ ROBT STILES AT SAYLOR’S CREEK 1865

This overcoat follows the general lines of the standard Union enlisted infantry overcoat, but is made of a sky blue heavy felted wool rather than kersey. Overcoats were in such short supply in 1861… (2022-1016). Learn More »

$6,950.00
ON HOLD

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 »

143RD NEW YORK IDENTIFIED FIRST SERGEANT’S SASH IN NICE CONDITION

143RD NEW YORK IDENTIFIED FIRST SERGEANT’S SASH IN NICE CONDITION

U.S. regulations provided for the recognition of officers by crimson silk sashes and provided for the recognition of the senior non-commissioned officers like the company first, or “orderly,”… (480-229). Learn More »

$1,125.00
Originally $1,250.00

IDENTIFIED US WORLD WAR TWO MILITARY POLICE MUSICIAN’S GROUPING WITH CASED BUGLE

IDENTIFIED US WORLD WAR TWO MILITARY POLICE MUSICIAN’S GROUPING WITH CASED BUGLE

The items in this grouping are identified to Private James S. Pittra who served as a musician in a Military Police Battalion band in the United States during World War Two. James Stanley Pittra was… (380-20). Learn More »

MASSACHUSETTS MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT’S OFFICER’S UNIFORM COAT DRESSED OUT FOR MOURNING LINCOLN, WITH HIS MOURNING COCKADE, VEST, COMMISSIONS, LEDGERS, AND NOTES

MASSACHUSETTS MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT’S OFFICER’S UNIFORM COAT DRESSED OUT FOR MOURNING LINCOLN, WITH HIS MOURNING COCKADE, VEST, COMMISSIONS, LEDGERS, AND NOTES

These items come from the extensive archive of material preserved and labeled by John M. Deane, an officer in the 3rd Mass. Volunteer Militia in 1861 and the 29th Mass. Volunteer Infantry from 1862 to… (1164-14). 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 »

US WORLD WAR TWO LEATHER A-2 JACKET IDENTIFIED TO P-38 “LIGHTNING” PILOT

US WORLD WAR TWO LEATHER A-2 JACKET IDENTIFIED TO P-38 “LIGHTNING” PILOT

Jacket is identified to Lt. George Roger Cohan of the 337th Fighter Squadron of the 329th Fighter Group which served as part of the 4th Air Force here in the United States during World War Two. The… (454-50). Learn More »

LIEUTENANT’S SHOULDER STRAPS WITH VERBAL IDENTIFICATION

LIEUTENANT’S SHOULDER STRAPS WITH VERBAL IDENTIFICATION

This is a pair of lieutenant of infantry shoulder straps. They measure approximately 4 ¼” x 1 ½”. These are single bordered, infantry straps. The bullion embroidered borders are in fair… (1117-254). Learn More »

C1859-60 ENGINEER’S SHAKO IDENTIFIED TO S. FRICK, 11TH REGIMENT

C1859-60 ENGINEER’S SHAKO IDENTIFIED TO S. FRICK, 11TH REGIMENT

The label pasted to the underside of the shako reads, “F. DEEC(KEN) MANUFACTURER & DEALER IN MILITARY GOODS No. 243 BOWERY” gives us an exact date of 1859-60 according to the Directory of… (33-272). Learn More »

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 1ST LIEUTENANT SHOULDER STRAPS ATTRIBUTED TO 147TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

PAIR OF SMITH PATENT 1ST LIEUTENANT SHOULDER STRAPS ATTRIBUTED TO 147TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

Straps have the usual convex stamped brass false embroidered single border. The surfaces of each have a nice patina. The blue wool rank field has faded to a purple color. One strap has a fair amount… (33-347). Learn More »


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B. DOUGLAS CONFEDERATE CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD, COLUMBIA, SC

This rare sword has 3 known examples. This sword has a brass hilt with florally decorated branches. Douglas has several unique features to his hilt: a large mushroom shaped pommel cap; a knuckle bow that ends in a large raised circular shape; and a… (870-549). Learn More »

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