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CONFEDERATE BLANKET BROUGHT HOME BY 4TH WEST VIRGINIA CAVALRY TROOPER, WITH TROOPER’S DISCHARGE & TWO PHOTOS OF HIM AS AN OLDER MAN

CONFEDERATE BLANKET BROUGHT HOME BY 4TH WEST VIRGINIA CAVALRY TROOPER, WITH TROOPER’S DISCHARGE & TWO PHOTOS OF HIM AS AN OLDER MAN

Blanket is made of a thin coarse butternut brown wool with faded red end stripes along both edges and ends. The red stripes are formed by eight parallel rows of red stitching. Taken together the eight… (1179-163). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR BLANKET ISSUED BY THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS TO ITS TROOPS

CIVIL WAR BLANKET ISSUED BY THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS TO ITS TROOPS

Blanket is made of a dark brown wool with red end stripes approx. 2.50 inches wide. Overall length is 77 inches with a width of 64 inches. The condition of the blanket is excellent. There does not… (1179-167). Learn More »

GREEN CIVIL WAR ERA SILK TAFFETA DRESS

GREEN CIVIL WAR ERA SILK TAFFETA DRESS

Recently, the Horse Soldier acquired this lovely example of a women’s Civil War era silk taffeta gown in an iridescent green with slight hues of magenta and blue amongst the rivulets of fabric of… (2022-1084). Learn More »

IDENTIFICATION DISK OF PRIVATE GEORGE L. BROWN OF THE 12TH NEW HAMPSHIRE VOLUNTEERS, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

IDENTIFICATION DISK OF PRIVATE GEORGE L. BROWN OF THE 12TH NEW HAMPSHIRE VOLUNTEERS, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

These ID disks were offered by sutlers for private purchase to soldiers while in camp and typically were made of brass, tin, or pewter. Other ID badges are prevalent as well, some in the shape of a… (490-3754). Learn More »

RARE REGULATION CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY BLANKET IDENTIFIED TO 1ST MAINE LIGHT ARTILLERY SOLDIER

RARE REGULATION CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY BLANKET IDENTIFIED TO 1ST MAINE LIGHT ARTILLERY SOLDIER

One of the scarcer textile items of the Civil War is the regulation blanket. Besides the scarcity due to hard service and discarding during and after the war, these blankets would have had use for any… (1179-190). Learn More »

WORLD CLASS ID’D MARYLAND SOLDIER’S BOILER/MESS CUP WITH LID

WORLD CLASS ID’D MARYLAND SOLDIER’S BOILER/MESS CUP WITH LID

This is a wonderfully identified soldiers tinned iron boiler or mess cup with lid. The cup measures about 4.75 inches tall without the lid and is made with the handle secured by two rivets and solder… (1081-12). Learn More »

WALKING STICK PRESENTED TO 4TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY OFFICER

WALKING STICK PRESENTED TO 4TH VIRGINIA CAVALRY OFFICER

This wooden walking stick with silver engraved knob was presented by Colonel Thomas Smith of the 36th Virginia Infantry to Captain Alexander D. Payne of Company H, 4th Virginia Cavalry. The walnut… (2022-1796). Learn More »

$2,500.00
ON HOLD

1850 ENGLISH GOLD COIN SCALE

1850 ENGLISH GOLD COIN SCALE

Gold colored, British sovereign coin scale with marked “SOVERIGN WARRENTED” on the scales.  Items, such as this, were made circa 1845 or later.  The British Sovereign was a minted coin beginning… (179-1148). Learn More »

$62.00
SOLD

CIVIL WAR BLANKET OF SAMUEL LOWELL, 20th MASSACHUSETTS

CIVIL WAR BLANKET OF SAMUEL LOWELL, 20th MASSACHUSETTS

This is a nicely identified Civil War blanket preserved by the veteran’s family and bearing their ink identification tag, likely made for its display in a local GAR hall or historical society. The… (2022-1026). Learn More »

$2,250.00
ON HOLD

CIVIL WAR PERIOD MEN’S CIVILIAN COTTON CORDUROY COAT

CIVIL WAR PERIOD MEN’S CIVILIAN COTTON CORDUROY COAT

This coat is a nice example of Civil War period menswear. A nice lightweight corduroy, this white jacket is unlined and would be a dapper addition to a civil war gent’s outfit. The coat itself is… (2022-1018). Learn More »

$300.00
ON HOLD

HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT SILVER MOUNTED SOUTH CAROLINA PRESENTATION CANE

HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT SILVER MOUNTED SOUTH CAROLINA PRESENTATION CANE

Offered here is perhaps one of the most significant and historic relics we have had the pleasure to handle. It is not only of great importance to South Carolina history but to US history in general… (88-127). Learn More »

INTERESTING KNITTED COMFORTER NAMED TO CAPTAIN E. BLACKMAR

INTERESTING KNITTED COMFORTER NAMED TO CAPTAIN E. BLACKMAR

Hand knit comforter meas. 61.00 x 52.00 inches. It is made of alternating stripes using various shades of red wool yarn. Worked into the central stripe in dark brown yarn is “CAPT. E.… (1179-228). Learn More »

NAPOLEON COMEMORATIVE PLATES

NAPOLEON COMEMORATIVE PLATES

Offered are 7 bone China/creamware plates or soup bowls made by "Keramis BF Belgium". Elaborately decorated around the rims with iconic images of the emperor Napoleon I. In the center of each 9… (88-139). Learn More »

A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

A SOUVENIR FROM STONEWALL JACKSON'S HOUSE

This attractive 11” x 14” unframed display features a 2 3/8” x 1 7/8” piece of coverlet that was owned by Colonel Elijah W. Penny who had service in three Indiana Union regiments and was… (M26440). Learn More »

IDENTIFICATION DISK OF RUSSEL C. JACKSON, CO. K, 64th NEW YORK

IDENTIFICATION DISK OF RUSSEL C. JACKSON, CO. K, 64th NEW YORK

This brass identification disk is about the size of a silver dollar and has been stamped on the face with the words “Russel C Jackson / Leon Catt’s Co. NY” around the perimeter of the circular… (490-3753). Learn More »

BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED HOMEMADE SADDLE VALISE USED BY 31ST MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER WITH TAG FROM FAMILY

BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED HOMEMADE SADDLE VALISE USED BY 31ST MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER WITH TAG FROM FAMILY

This handsewn canvas valise was made for George V. Bristol when he served as a lieutenant in the 31st Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Bristol, whose profession was "merchant tailor," may well have… (1179-296). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD BONE RING DECORATED WITH STARS & LOZENGES

CIVIL WAR PERIOD BONE RING DECORATED WITH STARS & LOZENGES

Small carved bone ring meas. approx. 1.00 inch across the side and 1.08 inch high with the rectangular face decorated with the carved initials “L.S.” filled with slightly worn red ink. Both sides… (2022-1294). Learn More »

$250.00
ON HOLD

TRAVELING COT WITH BAG ID TO A MEMBER OF GENERAL BURNSIDES STAFF WHO EARNED TWO BREVET PROMOTIONS FOR MERITORIOUS AND GALLANT SERVICE

TRAVELING COT WITH BAG ID TO A MEMBER OF GENERAL BURNSIDES STAFF WHO EARNED TWO BREVET PROMOTIONS FOR MERITORIOUS AND GALLANT SERVICE

This interesting item belonged to Lieutenant Robert Hale Ives Goddard who served as an aid-de-camp to Major General Ambrose Burnside and later rose to major and lieutenant colonel for gallant and… (1179-292). Learn More »

GREAT LOT OF ACCOUTREMENTS ID'D TO 11TH MASSACHUSETTS BATTERY SOLDIER

GREAT LOT OF ACCOUTREMENTS ID'D TO 11TH MASSACHUSETTS BATTERY SOLDIER

This group of items all came together with two wonderful old handwritten tags testifying to the fact that they all belonged to Private James W. Pierce of the 11th Massachusetts Battery. All the items… (1179-295). Learn More »

PARTIALLY NAMED MODEL 1885 INDIAN WAR ISSUE ARMY CUP

PARTIALLY NAMED MODEL 1885 INDIAN WAR ISSUE ARMY CUP

These cups are similar to the Civil War issue cup. The difference is that these cups do not have wire re-enforced handles and the handles themselves are stamped with a “US.” This cup has a dark… (2022-953). Learn More »


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EXCELLENT CONDITION EARLY MARINE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP AND ENGRAVED SCABBARD

Manufactured: U.S.  Maker: Unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke Size: 29.25 inch blade 1.30 in. wide  Condition: Excellent+ Sharply curved, single edged, blue and gold engraved blade decorated with ships mast, Indian with headdress, arms,… (870-72). Learn More »

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