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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 »

US CIVIL WAR FEDERAL ISSUE FORAGE CAP WITH MAKER’S LABEL

US CIVIL WAR FEDERAL ISSUE FORAGE CAP WITH MAKER’S LABEL

Cap is made of a dark blue wool and is in very good condition. The exterior seams are all tight. The body of the cap has seven very small repairs scattered over its surface. These look to have been… (1046-16). 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 »

US CIVIL WAR BLUE OFFICER OF INFANTRY TROUSERS

US CIVIL WAR BLUE OFFICER OF INFANTRY TROUSERS

These trousers are made of fine royal-blue broadcloth wool. The waistband has five brass and one bone suspender button. The main button for holding the trousers closed at the waist is missing. The fly… (1179-161). Learn More »

WONDERFUL CONFEDERATE VETERAN’S UNIFORM IDENTIFIED TO ARKANSAS SOLDIER - JOHN J. TARVIN

WONDERFUL CONFEDERATE VETERAN’S UNIFORM IDENTIFIED TO ARKANSAS SOLDIER - JOHN J. TARVIN

This beautiful set includes a double-breasted gray frock coat with billion collar insignia, UCV buttons and matching gray trousers. The uniform is named to Dr. John J. Tarvin who served in the 24th… (1179-285). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MUSLIN SHIRT ATTRIBUTED TO 21ST ILLINOIS MUSICIAN

CIVIL WAR MUSLIN SHIRT ATTRIBUTED TO 21ST ILLINOIS MUSICIAN

Shirt is made of white muslin throughout. It is of the pullover style with a pleated panel on the front. Center of the panel has three button placket with small white mother-of-pearl buttons. Shirt… (1179-181). Learn More »

RICE BAG INSERT FOR STATE OF MASSACHSETTS ISSUED LINEN HAVERSACK

RICE BAG INSERT FOR STATE OF MASSACHSETTS ISSUED LINEN HAVERSACK

This is the interior bag that is meant for use inside the linen haversack issued by the State of Massachusetts early in the war. The bag meas. approx. 9.75 inches wide x 9.00 inches high. It has two… (1179-169). Learn More »

INTERESTING CIVIL WAR ERA HANDMADE PAIR OF CORDUROY TROUSERS/CHAPS WITH 31 EAGLE “I” BUTTONS

INTERESTING CIVIL WAR ERA HANDMADE PAIR OF CORDUROY TROUSERS/CHAPS WITH 31 EAGLE “I” BUTTONS

Chaps are made of a heavy brown ribbed corduroy with an interior lining of a brown ticking material with blue stripes. Running down each leg are thirteen buttons that are all original to the garment.… (1179-238). 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 »

CIVIL FORAGE CAP BY MURPHY AND GRISWOLD WITH 14th CORPS BADGE

CIVIL FORAGE CAP BY MURPHY AND GRISWOLD WITH 14th CORPS BADGE

Thomas Murphy, William Griswold & Company were hatters on 19th Street in New York City and had major contracts for caps and hats with the U.S. government from 1862 to 1865, with the firm changing… (1052-227). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR INFANTRY FROCK COAT IDENTIFIED TO 12TH NEW JERSEY SOLDIER KIA COLD HARBOR

CIVIL WAR INFANTRY FROCK COAT IDENTIFIED TO 12TH NEW JERSEY SOLDIER KIA COLD HARBOR

This is a nice example of the U.S. regulation enlisted man’s frock coat for infantry. The coat is the regulation frock with nine-button front, two-button cuffs, and two buttons on the rear waist.… (1179-153). Learn More »

$9,000.00
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RARE CIVIL WAR FIELD HOSPITAL FLAG

RARE CIVIL WAR FIELD HOSPITAL FLAG

The subject is complex! At the time of the Civil War, there was no prescribed design, size, or material for hospital flags. At first, both sides used simple red or yellow rectangles. Army of the… (88-141). Learn More »

$8,950.00
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REGULATION 12th CORPS HEADQUARTERS FLAG/GUIDON

REGULATION 12th CORPS HEADQUARTERS FLAG/GUIDON

Army of the Potomac's 12th Corps Headquarters flag ex. Mollus Collection. Adopted on February 7, 1863, under "General Order's, Headquarters Army of the Potomac, No. 10, Camp near Falmouth Va. XII. The… (88-132). Learn More »

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
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AMERICAN CAVALRY PILLBOX STYLE CAP

AMERICAN CAVALRY PILLBOX STYLE CAP

This visor-less form of cap was not US regulation, but shows up in some late-war Civil War images of officers and a taller version was uniform in the 3rd New Jersey Cavalry, the “Butterflies.” The… (2022-630). Learn More »

ORIGINAL LINEN CIVIL WAR STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS HAVERSACK

ORIGINAL LINEN CIVIL WAR STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS HAVERSACK

Haversack is made entirely of white linen. The body and sling are all original. The underside of the flap has the faint remains a maker’s mark that would also show the item was produced for the… (1179-168). Learn More »

$550.00
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VERY FINE VETERAN RESERVE CORPS JACKET ATTRIBUTED TO 9TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER WOUNDED AT SPOTSYLVANIA AND LATER SERVED IN COMPANY H, 13TH VETERAN RESERVE CORPS

VERY FINE VETERAN RESERVE CORPS JACKET ATTRIBUTED TO 9TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER WOUNDED AT SPOTSYLVANIA AND LATER SERVED IN COMPANY H, 13TH VETERAN RESERVE CORPS

Very fine original Veteran Reserve Corps jacket and Pattern 1858 smooth-side canteen with a verbal ID to Private Patrick Barry formerly of Company E, 9th Massachusetts Infantry wounded at Spotsylvania… (1179-177). Learn More »

A NAPOLEONIC BICORNE

A NAPOLEONIC BICORNE

"No symbol ever so completely represented a historical character. Fully conscious of the force of this symbolism, Bonaparte made it part of his image early on in the Consulate. He chose two military… (88-128). Learn More »

$895.00
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US MAKER & INSPECTOR MARKED PAIR OF MOUNTED TROUSERS

US MAKER & INSPECTOR MARKED PAIR OF MOUNTED TROUSERS

The trousers offered here are made of heavy sky-blue kersey wool. The seat and the insides of the legs have been re-enforced with another layer of material added for durability. On the waistband are… (1179-191). Learn More »

FLAG AND SWORD USED AT THE BATTLE OF MOBILE BAY

FLAG AND SWORD USED AT THE BATTLE OF MOBILE BAY

The following historic items were lent to the Melrose Museum in Melrose Mass. which was formerly Grant Post #4 by Mayo Dyer Hersey (August 30, 1886 – September 5, 1978) an American engineer,… (88-136). Learn More »


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EARLY MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE WITH CARVED BONE GRIP

Manufactured: unmarked  Maker: unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke  Size: 29.25 inch blade 1.33 in. wide  Condition: Excellent+ Early Marine Officer Mamaluke with carved Ivory grip and eagle rivets to secure grip slabs. The blade is flat,… (870-75). Learn More »

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