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CIVIL WAR US IMPORT FRENCH CHASSEUR EPAULETS: 18th MASS AND OTHERS

CIVIL WAR US IMPORT FRENCH CHASSEUR EPAULETS: 18th MASS AND OTHERS

These green and yellow epaulets were part of the 10,000 unforms ordered in Summer 1861 by the US government from the French firm of Godillot to alleviate uniform shortages and test the usefulness of… (149-44). Learn More »

SCARCE CIVIL WAR PONCHO OR “GUM BLANKET” FRAGMENT

SCARCE CIVIL WAR PONCHO OR “GUM BLANKET” FRAGMENT

Civil War period ponchos and rubber blankets are extremely scarce despite being widely used and valued by troops in the field. They were so useful at home as to be used up by veterans and their… (1052-630). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR CARTRIDGE BOX TABS FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

CIVIL WAR CARTRIDGE BOX TABS FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

Fort Pembina was established in 1870 and initially garrisoned by two companies of the 20th US. It remained in service until 1895. As was typical of the early Indian War army, the troops were equipped… (1052-477). Learn More »

KEPI OR DRESS HAT STIFFENER FROM FORT PEMBINA

KEPI OR DRESS HAT STIFFENER FROM FORT PEMBINA

This leather disk seems to be the stiffener from inside the top of a hat, either a kepi or dress hat. It is circular and folded over on one side, black in color with gray and white stains, and comes… (1052-476). Learn More »

SCARCE CIVIL WAR PONCHO OR “GUM BLANKET” FRAGMENT

SCARCE CIVIL WAR PONCHO OR “GUM BLANKET” FRAGMENT

This scarce fragment comes from either a poncho or blanket (often referred to as “rubberized,” “gum,” or “painted” blankets.) The significant difference being the presence of slit for the… (1052-627). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM COAT LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM COAT LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

This strip of cloth shows three buttonholes indicating it is from the lapel of a coat and the spacing suggests it is from an army fatigue blouse. This comes from excavations at Fort Pembina, a small… (1052-614). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

This appears to be the 1877 pattern army sock, which was medium gray in color, had white toes, and the weave of the heel running parallel with the leg and nearly at a right angle to the foot. We show… (1052-594). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

This comes from the excavations at Fort Pembina, ND, and appears to be the 1877 pattern army sock, which was medium gray in color, had white toes, and the weave of the heel running parallel with the… (1052-593). Learn More »

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 »

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM COAT LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM COAT LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

This strip of cloth with four closely spaced button holes is likely the remnant of an army dress coat discarded after its useful days were done at Fort Pembina, a small frontier garrison in North… (1052-613). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

This strip of cloth showing six buttonholes is likely the remnant of an army dress coat discarded after its useful days were done at Fort Pembina, a small frontier garrison in North Dakota, where wet,… (1052-612). Learn More »

SCARCE INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S MITTEN FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

SCARCE INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S MITTEN FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

This comes from the excavations at Fort Pembina, occupied 1870-1895, where cold weather in winter months might well be a concern. The army began issuing mittens in 1873. Before that men were left to… (1052-585). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

This comes from the excavations at Fort Pembina, ND, and appears to be the 1877 pattern army sock, which was medium gray in color, had white toes, and the weave of the heel running parallel with the… (1052-583). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR INFANTRY LIEUTENANT COLONEL SHOULDER STRAPS

CIVIL WAR INFANTRY LIEUTENANT COLONEL SHOULDER STRAPS

Field grade officer’s shoulder straps are scarce. Infantry regiments usually fielded ten companies with three officers each, but just one of each grade of field officer to the entire regiment: a… (2024-87). Learn More »

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SCARCE CIVIL WAR ARMY ISSUE SHOE, A.K.A. BROGAN OR BOOTTEE

SCARCE CIVIL WAR ARMY ISSUE SHOE, A.K.A. BROGAN OR BOOTTEE

This Civil War issue shoe is missing the vamp, but shows illustrates the typical construction of an issue brogan. This comes from a U.S. Army Indian War post established in 1870, a period in which the… (1052-542). Learn More »

SCARCE CIVIL WAR ARMY ISSUE BROGAN ALTERED TO A BARRACKS SHOE AT FORT PEMBINA

SCARCE CIVIL WAR ARMY ISSUE BROGAN ALTERED TO A BARRACKS SHOE AT FORT PEMBINA

This Civil War army-issue shoe is in very good condition though excavated and easy to take for a barn or attic find. This was recovered at Fort Pembina, ND, a US army post established in 1870, where… (1052-287). Learn More »

US ISSUE MODEL 1872 SHOE, MAKER MARKED, POSSIBLY BY JOHN MUNDELL OF PHILADELPHIA

US ISSUE MODEL 1872 SHOE, MAKER MARKED, POSSIBLY BY JOHN MUNDELL OF PHILADELPHIA

This army-issue was excavated at Fort Pembina, ND, established in 1870 and in operation to 1895. It was found on private property, with the owner’s permission, and is in good condition, a result of… (1052-492). Learn More »

EARLY INDIAN WAR ALTERED BARRACKS OR CAMP SHOE

EARLY INDIAN WAR ALTERED BARRACKS OR CAMP SHOE

This is an unusual Indian War soldier’s camp or barracks shoe from Fort Pembina, ND, a small U.S. army post from 1870 to 1895. The heel portion of the quarters was cut away, either to salvage the… (1052-288). Learn More »

OFFICER’S FALSE BOOTS

OFFICER’S FALSE BOOTS

A very good condition set of officer’s false boots. These would be worn with shoes, spreading over the top of the shoe to hide the laces and keep out dirt, but imitating the high riding boots… (1179-429). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA WORKSHIRT/SMOCK MADE FROM ALTERED SHIRT FORT PEMBINA

CIVIL WAR ERA WORKSHIRT/SMOCK MADE FROM ALTERED SHIRT FORT PEMBINA

This is a simple shirt altered by a soldier at a frontier US Army fort for wear as smock to shield his uniform while on a work or fatigue detail and comes from excavations at Fort Pembina, North… (1052-649). Learn More »


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1847 CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTIONS OF THANKS TO GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR AND HIS OFFICERS AND MEN FOR MONTERREY, PERSONALLY DISPATCHED BY PRESIDENT POLK

Zachary Taylor received the formal thanks of Congress three times, along with gold medals, for victories in the Mexican War, the largest number of such resolutions and awards made by Congress to anyone. This is an official State Department copy on… (766-938). Learn More »

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