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CHESS/CHECKER BOARD WITH BOX OF CHECKERS

CHESS/CHECKER BOARD WITH BOX OF CHECKERS

Original and intact chess/checker board with box of checkers.  The board measures 11 1/8” by 11 1/8”.  In one of the corners there is a 2” sliver of wood missing.  There are 64 alternating… (915-09) Learn More »

.54 CALIBER BURNSIDE CARBINE CARTRIDGE

.54 CALIBER BURNSIDE CARBINE CARTRIDGE

Non-dug cartridge for Burnside carbine. This easily recognized cartridge was made of drawn brass and features the “swell” around the bullet at the case mouth. This swell held lubricant and was… (490-3589) Learn More »

$45.00
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FIRED .69 CALIBER CONFEDERATE GARDNER BULLET FROM BULL RUN

FIRED .69 CALIBER CONFEDERATE GARDNER BULLET FROM BULL RUN

Here is something not often found; a fired .69 caliber Gardner bullet. These are the largest size of the Confederate Gardner pattern bullet.  With typical two-groove Gardner characteristics, but in… (490-3606) Learn More »

RARE .69 CALIBER GARDNER BULLET

RARE .69 CALIBER GARDNER BULLET

Here is an excellent example of the largest size of the Confederate Gardner pattern bullet.  With typical two-groove Gardner characteristics, but in .69 caliber.  Nose cast with shallow cone… (490-3605) Learn More »

$90.00
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RARE “DUG” RELOADABLE IRON CHAMBER FOR AGAR/UNION REPEATING GUN

RARE “DUG” RELOADABLE IRON CHAMBER FOR AGAR/UNION REPEATING GUN

Offered here is an iron tube that was used in the .58 caliber, Union Repeating Gun (aka Coffee Mill gun, Agar).  Paper cartridges were loaded into these reuseable iron chambers.  The chamber… (490-3587) Learn More »

DROPPED .36 CAL. ROUND PISTOL BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

DROPPED .36 CAL. ROUND PISTOL BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17290) Learn More »

SPENCER BULLET WITH KNIFE CUTS RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

SPENCER BULLET WITH KNIFE CUTS RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17289) Learn More »

$20.00
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LEAD DISK POKER CHIP RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

LEAD DISK POKER CHIP RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17288) Learn More »

$25.00
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CS .54 CAL. SOLID BASE VARIANT BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

CS .54 CAL. SOLID BASE VARIANT BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17287) Learn More »

$20.00
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CARVED US .58 CAL MINIE BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

CARVED US .58 CAL MINIE BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17286) Learn More »

$10.00
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CARVED US .58 CAL MINIE BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

CARVED US .58 CAL MINIE BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17285) Learn More »

‘MUSHROOMED’ CS MANUFACTURED ENFIELD BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

‘MUSHROOMED’ CS MANUFACTURED ENFIELD BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17284) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED .69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

FIRED .69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

With a very small section of tree embedded. This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the… (R17283) Learn More »

$20.00
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CARVED/FLAT US .58 CAL MINIE BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

CARVED/FLAT US .58 CAL MINIE BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17282) Learn More »

$15.00
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CARVED .58 CAL. US MINIE BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

CARVED .58 CAL. US MINIE BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17281) Learn More »

$10.00
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US MINIE BALL MADE INTO A POKER CHIP, RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

US MINIE BALL MADE INTO A POKER CHIP, RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17280) Learn More »

$10.00
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US BLOWN THROUGH MINIE BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

US BLOWN THROUGH MINIE BALL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17279) Learn More »

$5.00
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CS ARTILLERY CASESHOT SLUG RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

CS ARTILLERY CASESHOT SLUG RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17278) Learn More »

$10.00
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SHARPS & HANKINS BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

SHARPS & HANKINS BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

This item was recovered by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959.  Cullison sold his collection to the famed Rosensteel family of Gettysburg, who… (R17277) Learn More »

$15.00
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NICE ORIGINAL EX-LIBRARY COPY- HISTORY OF THE 150TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

NICE ORIGINAL EX-LIBRARY COPY- HISTORY OF THE 150TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

The full title of this volume is “HISTROY OF THE ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTIETH REGIMENT PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS. SECOND REGIMENT, BUCTAIL BRIGADE.” Title page also says that it is the revised and… (1180-13) Learn More »

ORIGINAL COPY OF A VOLUME DISCUSSING THE 142ND PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY AT GETTYSBURG

ORIGINAL COPY OF A VOLUME DISCUSSING THE 142ND PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY AT GETTYSBURG

The full title of this volume is “TWO REUNIONS OF THE 142D REGIMENT, PA. VOLS. INCLUDING A HISTORY OF THE REGIMENT, DEDICATION OF THE MONUMENT, A DESCRIPTION OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, ALSO A… (1180-30) Learn More »

$100.00
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1991 REPRINT COPY OF THE 1890 ORIGINAL - 97TH NEW YORK REGIMENTAL HISTORY

1991 REPRINT COPY OF THE 1890 ORIGINAL - 97TH NEW YORK REGIMENTAL HISTORY

The full title of this volume is “HISTORY OF THE NINETY-SEVENTH REGIMENT NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS. (‘CONKLING RIFLES’) IN THE WAR FOR THE UNION.” The author is Isaac Hall who served as a captain in… (1180-22) Learn More »

CASED DAGUERROTYPE SILHOUETTE OF LADY

CASED DAGUERROTYPE SILHOUETTE OF LADY

Silhouette portraits were very popular in the mid-18th and 19th centuries.  They were an inexpensive means to recreate one’s image or likeness.  It was an accurate self-representation that could… (P14155) Learn More »

US NAVY MARK 2 FIGHTING KNIFE & SCABBARD

US NAVY MARK 2 FIGHTING KNIFE & SCABBARD

Blade is in very nice condition. True edge has no nicks. Blade has 90% original finish over its length. Finish does show some rub marks from drawing and returning the blade to the scabbard. Iron… (490-3096) Learn More »

$250.00
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EXPERIMENTAL CARTRIDGE BOX FOR 56-50 SPENCER AMMUNITION

EXPERIMENTAL CARTRIDGE BOX FOR 56-50 SPENCER AMMUNITION

Black bridle leather cartridge box that looks very much like a US Civil War issue cavalry carbine box. The shape of the body and the flap appear to be the same. It has both roller buckles and the… (490-2796) Learn More »

HORSE SOLDIER 4th of JULY HOLIDAY HOURS

HORSE SOLDIER 4th of JULY HOLIDAY HOURS

Below is the shop schedule for the upcoming 4th of July weekend. Friday, July 1st - 9am - 5pm Saturday, July 2nd 9am - ? (open after 5pm) Sunday, July 3rd 10am - 3pm Monday, July 4th 9am -… Learn More »

SHOP CLOSURE, JULY 6 - 10

SHOP CLOSURE, JULY 6 - 10

The Horse Soldier will be closed Wednesday, July 6th through Sunday, July 10th. We will re-open at 11:00AM on Monday, July 11th. All e-mails and voicemails will be replied to in the order they are… Learn More »

UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS 1903 REUNION BADGE: JOHN B. GORDON AND A LOUISIANA PELICAN

UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS 1903 REUNION BADGE: JOHN B. GORDON AND A LOUISIANA PELICAN

This badge for the 1903 reunion of Confederate veterans in New Orleans features red and white ribbons printed in black with the date and location that splay out from a round, gilt stamped brass… (286-1101) Learn More »

BATTLEFIELD PICK-UP CAP BOX FROM LOCUST HILL (SUMMIT POINT,) AN EARLY CONFEDERATE VICTORY AGAINST SHERIDAN IN THE VALLEY

BATTLEFIELD PICK-UP CAP BOX FROM LOCUST HILL (SUMMIT POINT,) AN EARLY CONFEDERATE VICTORY AGAINST SHERIDAN IN THE VALLEY

This cap box originally surfaced in 1987 at an estate sale in Charles Town, WV, near the site of the battle of Summit Point, an early Confederate victory against Sheridan at the opening of his… (2022-282) Learn More »

OUTDOOR CDV OF A MILITARY INSTALLATION

OUTDOOR CDV OF A MILITARY INSTALLATION

Image is taken from a hill overlooking a military camp or fort. The foreground is dominated by a large building surrounded by smaller outbuildings. Perhaps it is a post hospital? The main building has… (P14237) Learn More »

$35.00
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FULL STANDING VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL P. G. T. BEAUREGARD

FULL STANDING VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL P. G. T. BEAUREGARD

Image shows General P. G. T. Beauregard standing between a column and a draped curtain. He wears a dark double-breasted frock coat with shoulder straps and matching dark trousers with a light colored… (259-51) Learn More »

CARTE DE VISITE—LIEUT. GEN. WINFIELD SCOTT

CARTE DE VISITE—LIEUT. GEN. WINFIELD SCOTT

No back-mark. Image of “Old Fuss & Feathers” in seated pose. Slightly faded w/small spots below the sword belt line.  Else Good. In protective sheath.  [jp]… (P14196) Learn More »

WARTIME LITHOGRAPH OF BRIGADIER GENERAL NATHANIEL LYON

WARTIME LITHOGRAPH OF BRIGADIER GENERAL NATHANIEL LYON

CDV waist-up image of Lyon in the uniform of a Brigadier General. Mount has slightly clipped corners and the bottom edge has a printed caption that reads “GEN. LYONS.” Image has good… (855-44) Learn More »

LITHOGRAPH CDV IMAGE OF MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP H. SHERIDAN

LITHOGRAPH CDV IMAGE OF MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP H. SHERIDAN

Very nice lithograph of Sheridan from the waist up. Paper and mount are clean. Reverse has the General’s name printed at center. Philip Henry Sheridan was born March 6, 1831. He graduated from West… (855-02) Learn More »

CDV ETCHING OF PRESIDENT ANDREW JOHNSON

CDV ETCHING OF PRESIDENT ANDREW JOHNSON

CDV is a chest-up view of President Andrew Johnson. He is wearing a dark colored civilian frock coat and cravat. Reverse does not have a photographer’s imprint, but does have a printed inscription… (801-254) Learn More »

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONNECTICUT SOLDIER

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONNECTICUT SOLDIER

Bust view of young soldier wearing what appears to be a sack coat.  BM: Beers & Mansfield, New Haven, Conn. Overall good condition; corners rounded and all sides trimmed. Light minor soiling… (697-994) Learn More »

SEATED VIEW OF 9TH CORPS GENERAL JOHN G. PARKE IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES BY BRADY

SEATED VIEW OF 9TH CORPS GENERAL JOHN G. PARKE IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES BY BRADY

Nice image of Parke seated in a chair by the base of a column. He sits with his legs crossed and one arm resting on the back of his chair almost as if he was turning to speak to someone behind him. He… (1097-253) Learn More »

FULL STANDING VIEW OF LEWISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

FULL STANDING VIEW OF LEWISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

Soldier is posed resting his right hand on the back of a chair while his left hand rests on his hip and holds his kepi. Subject wears a dark shell jacket with matching dark trousers. Image has good… (1053-43H) Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD MANUFACTURED BY THE COLLINS COMPANY IN 1862

US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD MANUFACTURED BY THE COLLINS COMPANY IN 1862

This firm was founded by Samuel Collins and David Collins and their Cousin William Wells in 1826, along the Farmington River in Canton, where they began to produce edged tools and weaponry including… (2020-83) Learn More »

SCARCE HORSTMANN US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD WITH ETCHED BLADE

SCARCE HORSTMANN US MODEL 1840 MUSICIAN’S SWORD WITH ETCHED BLADE

As an importer, Horstmann brought in or assembled some 1840 pattern musicians’ swords even before the Civil War, but his versions of the sword have always been scarce. One reason is that he was… (2020-84) Learn More »

L.J. & I. PHILLIPS FORAGE CAP WITH INFANTRY HORN AND COMPANY G INSIGNIA

L.J. & I. PHILLIPS FORAGE CAP WITH INFANTRY HORN AND COMPANY G INSIGNIA

This regulation issue Union army forage cap bears its original paper maker’s label on the underside of the top reading, "Size / N[.] 3, / 7 / U.S. Army / L J & I P." Lewis J. and Isaac Phillips… (1052-232) Learn More »

SCARCE PETTINGILL ARMY REVOLVER

SCARCE PETTINGILL ARMY REVOLVER

Pettingill revolvers are scarce, with only 2,000 delivered from October 1862 to January 1863 on a U.S. contract and issued in varying numbers to the 3rd Michigan, 1st Arkansas, 3rd Illinois, 3rd… (186-68) Learn More »

KNIGHTS OF THE ANCIENT ORDER OF THE MYSTIC CHAIN FRATERNAL RIBBON- HOUTZDALE, PA 1895

KNIGHTS OF THE ANCIENT ORDER OF THE MYSTIC CHAIN FRATERNAL RIBBON- HOUTZDALE, PA 1895

Blue silk ribbon with faded lettering reads, “UNITED FRATERNALLY / A.O.K.M.C. / HOUTZDALE, PA., AUGUST 31 1895.” No pin. Good condition with slight fraying at the fringe. Light surface dirt is… (M18267) Learn More »

G.A.R. DEPARTMENT COMMANDER ENCAMPMENT RIBBON

G.A.R. DEPARTMENT COMMANDER ENCAMPMENT RIBBON

Blue silk ribbon with silver lettering reads, “COMMANDER / DEPARTMENT G.A.R. ENCAMPMENT” No pin. Good condition with some fraying at the bottom. Light surface dirt is present. Front has faded to a… (M17120) Learn More »

1898 RIBBON – LINN COUNTY (IOWA) VETERAN ASSOCIATION

1898 RIBBON – LINN COUNTY (IOWA) VETERAN ASSOCIATION

Red silk ribbon with black lettering reads, “FOURTEENTH ANNUAL REUNION / LINN COUNTY VETERAN ASSOCIATION, LISBON, AUGUST 24 & 25, 1898.” No pin. Very good condition. Ribbon measures approx. 1… (M16545) Learn More »

VIEW-MASTER KODACHROME IMAGES - GETTYSBURG

VIEW-MASTER KODACHROME IMAGES - GETTYSBURG

#347, Color views of the Gettysburg National Military Park. Complete disc and sleeve. Very good condition. [JET][ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE… (M25007) Learn More »

$10.00
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VIEW-MASTER KODACHROME IMAGES - GETTYSBURG

VIEW-MASTER KODACHROME IMAGES - GETTYSBURG

#348, Color views of the Gettysburg National Military Park. Complete disc and sleeve. Very good condition. [JET][ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE… (M25006) Learn More »

$10.00
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POSTCARD -- HARVEST OF DEATH, GETTYSBURG

POSTCARD -- HARVEST OF DEATH, GETTYSBURG

Colorized photo postcard. Image of the "Harvest of Death". Unused. In good condition. [jet] [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY… (P13559) Learn More »

$5.00
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ORNER’S TIRE SERVICE STATION ADVERTISING ITEM - GETTYSBURG

ORNER’S TIRE SERVICE STATION ADVERTISING ITEM - GETTYSBURG

Small salmon colored paper wrapped, C1920’s, from Orner’s Tire and Service Station which was located at 29 Carlisle in Gettysburg.  Contains folding paper drinking cups.  All in good… (67-920) Learn More »

1863 CIVIL WAR TOKEN

1863 CIVIL WAR TOKEN

Copper token.  Front reads “UNITED WE STAND / 1863” around a bust of George Washington with draped flags. Reverse has “OUR / COUNTRY” with “BROAS BROTHERS / PIE BAKERS” around the edge. … (1000-1933) Learn More »

$35.00
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PRESENTATION SCOTT’S INFANTRY TACTICS BOOK OF COL. WILLIAM CHRISTIAN, 26th NEW YORK, BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL, “HE’D ALWAYS HAD A GREAT FEAR OF SHELLING.”

PRESENTATION SCOTT’S INFANTRY TACTICS BOOK OF COL. WILLIAM CHRISTIAN, 26th NEW YORK, BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL, “HE’D ALWAYS HAD A GREAT FEAR OF SHELLING.”

This is an appropriate memento of Col. W. H. Christian of the 26th New York. He had a talent for drill. A member of Stevenson’s New York Regiment in the Mexican War, which served in California, he… (2022-1005) Learn More »

GREAT IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE CEDAR WOOD CANTEEN WITH WONDERFUL PAINTED DECORATION

GREAT IDENTIFIED CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE CEDAR WOOD CANTEEN WITH WONDERFUL PAINTED DECORATION

Classic Gardner pattern canteen, probably decorated circa 1890 with gilt paint on the iron rims and wooden spout. The front of the canteen decorated with a beautifully executed 4.5" diameter pastoral… (286-1120) Learn More »

$3,500.00
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THE WEEKLY VISITOR, OR, LADIES’ MISCELLANY – FEBRUARY 2, 1805

THE WEEKLY VISITOR, OR, LADIES’ MISCELLANY – FEBRUARY 2, 1805

Volume III, No. 18, Whole No. 122.  Ladies’ literary magazine, with fiction, poetry, light news, and a few advertisements.  “To Wake the Soul by Tender Strokes of Art, To Raise the Genius and to… (998-1975) Learn More »

DAILY OHIO STATE JOURNAL—JAMES’ GANG NORTHFIELD RAID – DATED COLUMBUS, SEPTEMBER 11, 1876

DAILY OHIO STATE JOURNAL—JAMES’ GANG NORTHFIELD RAID – DATED COLUMBUS, SEPTEMBER 11, 1876

Vol. XXXVII/ No. 210. 4 pp, 18” x 24, 8 columns. Exhibits fold-marks, light chipping of left margin, else VG. Concerning Frank & Jesse…this issue features the following item—front page,… (595-1547) Learn More »

$125.00
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DAILY OHIO STATE JOURNAL—JAMES’ GANG NORTHFIELD RAID—DATED COLUMBUS, SEPTEMBER 8, 1876

DAILY OHIO STATE JOURNAL—JAMES’ GANG NORTHFIELD RAID—DATED COLUMBUS, SEPTEMBER 8, 1876

Vol. XXXVII—No. 208. 4 pp., 18” x 24, nine columns. Exhibits fold-marks, light chipping of left margin. Else VG plus and entirely legible. The front page, 6th column (left to right) features the… (595-1548) Learn More »

$125.00
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FRANK LESLIE’S ILLUSTRATED—NEW YORK, JANUARY 19, 1867. [Indian Frontier “Fetterman Fight”]

FRANK LESLIE’S ILLUSTRATED—NEW YORK, JANUARY 19, 1867. [Indian Frontier “Fetterman Fight”]

[Indian Frontier “Fetterman Fight”] No. 590—Vol. XXIII. 16 pp. (273-288)., 15 x 11,” w/numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Exhibits light chipping round the margins. Rear cover… (998-2127) Learn More »

HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, OCTOBER 4, 1862 – GENERAL McCLELLAN ENTERING THE TOWN OF FREDERICK, MARYLAND

HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, OCTOBER 4, 1862 – GENERAL McCLELLAN ENTERING THE TOWN OF FREDERICK, MARYLAND

Vol. VI-No. 301. 16 pages with 4 columns, numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features a lithograph image of McClellan on horseback as he enters Frederick, Maryland, surrounded… (457-58) Learn More »

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION—SEPTEMBER 12, 1871. Vol. XLI—WHOLE NO. 7279

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION—SEPTEMBER 12, 1871. Vol. XLI—WHOLE NO. 7279

4 pp., including numerous advertisements and fascinating news tidbits. For Example,  the  “Arrest of The Noted Colorado Robbers in Missouri—a story of how a pair of ruffians from Pueblo named… (1070-246) Learn More »

$25.00
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SHEET MUSIC – HEWITT’S QUICK STEP

SHEET MUSIC – HEWITT’S QUICK STEP

New York: Firth, Pond & Co, Ca. 1840. Tenth Edition. Pre-Civil War sheet music illustrated with lithographic portrait of Lieutenant Hewitt. Three page score with an engraved cover, illustrated… (668-226) Learn More »

1800s GOLD SCALES IN BOX

1800s GOLD SCALES IN BOX

This set of scales is complete with beam, both pans with intact suspension cords, and three weights. The set-up is housed in cardboard box with a brown leatherette top having red borders and a… (30-2249) Learn More »

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA PENNSYLVANIA/KENTUCKY WIPER

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA PENNSYLVANIA/KENTUCKY WIPER

Shaffer, Routledge, Dorsey illustrates a wiper very similar to this in Volume 1 of their Gun Tools on page 101, top plate, No. 1. The shank is long, with threaded base to screw into a rod and the… (30-2253) Learn More »

TINY PISTOL FLASK

TINY PISTOL FLASK

This is very small powder flask, likely of European manufacture and perhaps made on contract for an American retailer, intended for a pocket revolver or small single shot pistol. The copper body… (30-2250) Learn More »

SYKES MARKED FLASK FOR POCKET OR MUFF PISTOLS

SYKES MARKED FLASK FOR POCKET OR MUFF PISTOLS

This small copper and brass flask is in near mint condition with a very pleasing brown lacquer tone to the copper body, medium untouched patina to the brass collar and spout, and vibrant blue to the… (30-2246) Learn More »

COMPARTMENTED POWDER FLASK FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET, LIKELY FOR A CASED PAIR OF PHILADELPHIA DERINGERS

COMPARTMENTED POWDER FLASK FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET, LIKELY FOR A CASED PAIR OF PHILADELPHIA DERINGERS

This powder flask was certainly made for the American market. The bottom is fitted with two small, round hinged covers for interior compartments, each with an eagle with raised wings, a U.S. shield on… (30-2245) Learn More »

TRUE “PEANUT” DERINGER BY SLOTTER OF PHILADELPHIA

TRUE “PEANUT” DERINGER BY SLOTTER OF PHILADELPHIA

This is a very pretty and elaborately decorated fraudulent peanut Deringer made by one of Henry Deringer’s more successful imitators, Slotter and Company of Philadelphia, who supplied these pistols… (30-2248) Learn More »

WONDERFUL EARLY WESTERN RELIC POCKET NAVY CONVERSION

WONDERFUL EARLY WESTERN RELIC POCKET NAVY CONVERSION

If you stumbled across this while hunting around a ghost town of the Old West, you’d be doing somersaults. This is a cartridge conversion of the 1862 pocket Navy, i.e. pocket revolver of Navy (.36)… (30-2247) Learn More »

US .58 CAL. WILLIAMS CLEANER TYPE I RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

US .58 CAL. WILLIAMS CLEANER TYPE I RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

Williams Cleaner Type I found at Excelsior Field, near the Peach Orchard. This item was once part of the Ron Miller Collection. Ron Miller was born and raised in Gettysburg; he was a 1953 graduate of… (286-745) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

Fired Minie Ball found at Excelsior Field, near the Peach Orchard. This item was once part of the Ron Miller Collection. Ron Miller was born and raised in Gettysburg; he was a 1953 graduate of… (286-743) Learn More »

$18.00
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FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

Fired Minie Ball found at Excelsior Field, near the Peach Orchard. This item was once part of the Ron Miller Collection. Ron Miller was born and raised in Gettysburg; he was a 1953 graduate of… (286-742) Learn More »

$18.00
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FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

Fired Minie Ball found at Excelsior Field, near the Peach Orchard. This item was once part of the Ron Miller Collection. Ron Miller was born and raised in Gettysburg; he was a 1953 graduate of… (286-739) Learn More »

$18.00
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FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

Fired Minie Ball found at Excelsior Field, near the Peach Orchard. This item was once part of the Ron Miller Collection. Ron Miller was born and raised in Gettysburg; he was a 1953 graduate of… (286-738) Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

Fired Minie Ball found at Excelsior Field, near the Peach Orchard. This item was once part of the Ron Miller Collection. Ron Miller was born and raised in Gettysburg; he was a 1953 graduate of… (286-737) Learn More »

$18.00
ON HOLD

DROPPED US .58 CAL. STAR BASE MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

DROPPED US .58 CAL. STAR BASE MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

Dropped condition Minie Ball found at Excelsior Field, near the Peach Orchard. This item was once part of the Ron Miller Collection. Ron Miller was born and raised in Gettysburg; he was a 1953… (286-736) Learn More »

$25.00
ON HOLD

DROPPED US .58 CAL. ‘SWAGED’ BASE MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

DROPPED US .58 CAL. ‘SWAGED’ BASE MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

Dropped condition Minie Ball found at Excelsior Field, near the Peach Orchard. This item was once part of the Ron Miller Collection. Ron Miller was born and raised in Gettysburg; he was a 1953… (286-733) Learn More »

$20.00
ON HOLD

DROPPED US .58 CAL. ‘SWAGED’ BASE MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

DROPPED US .58 CAL. ‘SWAGED’ BASE MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

Dropped condition Minie Ball found at Excelsior Field, near the Peach Orchard. This item was once part of the Ron Miller Collection. Ron Miller was born and raised in Gettysburg; he was a 1953… (286-732) Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

DROPPED US .58 CAL. ‘SWAGED’ BASE MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

DROPPED US .58 CAL. ‘SWAGED’ BASE MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

Dropped condition Minie Ball found at Excelsior Field, near the Peach Orchard. This item was once part of the Ron Miller Collection. Ron Miller was born and raised in Gettysburg; he was a 1953… (286-731) Learn More »

$20.00
ON HOLD

PULLED US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

PULLED US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

Minie Ball found at Excelsior Field, near the Peach Orchard. Features a clean, threaded screw hole in the nose from being “pulled” and unloaded. This item was once part of the Ron Miller… (286-730) Learn More »

$18.00
ON HOLD

PULLED US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

PULLED US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

Minie Ball found at Excelsior Field, near the Peach Orchard. Features a clean, threaded screw hole in the nose from being “pulled” and unloaded. This item was once part of the Ron Miller… (286-729) Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

US MODEL 1855 BAYONET SCABBARD TIP RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

US MODEL 1855 BAYONET SCABBARD TIP RECOVERED IN EXCELSIOR FIELD, GETTYSBURG - RON MILLER COLLECTION

Minor dents, green with verdigris. This item was once part of the Ron Miller Collection. Ron Miller was born and raised in Gettysburg; he was a 1953 graduate of Gettysburg High School and a graduate… (286-720) Learn More »

$29.50
ON HOLD

CIVIL WAR PERIOD NIB CASE ID’D TO 201ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

CIVIL WAR PERIOD NIB CASE ID’D TO 201ST PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER

Small folding case made of leather with a black felt interior that still holds 5 pen nibs. Opened, the case meas. approx. 4.00 x 4.00 inches. Closed it is 4.00 x 1.50 inches. The nibs are held in… (2022-1060) Learn More »

$225.00
ON HOLD

EMBROIDERED GAR POST 17 HAT INSIGNIA

EMBROIDERED GAR POST 17 HAT INSIGNIA

Black felt oval meas. approx. 2.50 x 1.75 inches embroidered with a silver “17” over a silver script “GAR” within a gold embroidered wreath. All is in excellent condition.  [ad]… (766-1813) Learn More »

$50.00
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STEREO VIEW OF THE ORNDORFF MILL NEAR ANTIETAM

STEREO VIEW OF THE ORNDORFF MILL NEAR ANTIETAM

View is of the Orndorff Mill near the Middle Bridge along Antietam Creek. Photo is by B. W. T. PHREANER of Hagerstown, Maryland. The image shows the creek in the foreground with the mill itself on the… (737-60) Learn More »

STEREO VIEW OF BURNSIDE’S BRIDGE AT ANTIETAM

STEREO VIEW OF BURNSIDE’S BRIDGE AT ANTIETAM

Very clean, clear view of Burnside’s Bridge done by E. M. RECHER of Hagerstown, Maryland. The view of the bridge is taken from the Union side of the creek looking toward the high ground on the… (734-58) Learn More »

VIEW OF THE DUNKER CHURCH AT ANTIETAM - PART OF TIPTON’S “CANTEEN SERIES”

VIEW OF THE DUNKER CHURCH AT ANTIETAM - PART OF TIPTON’S “CANTEEN SERIES”

Image is a full view of the famous Dunker Church at Antietam with the West Woods behind it and a row of nine Union veterans standing in front of it. Photograph is by William Tipton of Gettysburg,… (734-50C) Learn More »

VIEW OF BURNSIDE’S BRIDGE AT ANTIETAM – PART OF TIPTON’S “CANTEEN SERIES”

VIEW OF BURNSIDE’S BRIDGE AT ANTIETAM – PART OF TIPTON’S “CANTEEN SERIES”

The view of the bridge is taken from the Union side of the creek looking toward the high ground on the opposite side. Image is mounted on heavy cream-colored stock with “ANTIETAM- BURNSIDES’S… (734-50B) Learn More »

$125.00
ON HOLD

RE-BOUND ORIGINAL COPY - HISTORY OF THE 79TH NEW YORK HIGHLANDERS

RE-BOUND ORIGINAL COPY - HISTORY OF THE 79TH NEW YORK HIGHLANDERS

The full title of this volume is “THE SEVENTY-NINTH HIGHLANDERS NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION 1861-1865.” The author is William Todd who served in Company B of the regiment. The… (1180-24) Learn More »

ORIGINAL LIKE NEW COPY - HISTORY OF THE 140TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

ORIGINAL LIKE NEW COPY - HISTORY OF THE 140TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

The full title of this volume is “HISTORY OF THE ONE HUNDRED AND FORTIETH REGIMENT PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS.” The author is Professor Robert Laird Stewart, D.D. who served as a private in the… (1180-46) Learn More »

RARE CONFEDERATE TINNED IRON CLIP-POINT BOWIE KNIFE SCABBARD BY BOYLE AND GAMBLE, FROM THE MOLLUS WAR LIBRARY AND MUSEUM, FROM THE BATTLE OF CAMP BARTOW, W. VIRGINIA

RARE CONFEDERATE TINNED IRON CLIP-POINT BOWIE KNIFE SCABBARD BY BOYLE AND GAMBLE, FROM THE MOLLUS WAR LIBRARY AND MUSEUM, FROM THE BATTLE OF CAMP BARTOW, W. VIRGINIA

This extremely rare tinned iron scabbard is for a clip-point Bowie knife and is slightly shorter, but a match for the scabbard on a rare Virginia D-guard Bowie made and marked by Boyle and Gamble,… (1052-17) Learn More »

WORLD WAR 2 GERMAN K98 BAYONET WITH SCABBARD AND FROG

WORLD WAR 2 GERMAN K98 BAYONET WITH SCABBARD AND FROG

Original WW2 German bayonet for “Karabiner 98K” Mauser bolt-action rifle. The bayonet comes with original blued steel scabbard and the original leather frog. The frog is in great overall… (490-2677) Learn More »

AK-47 BAYONET WITH SCABBARD AND FROG

AK-47 BAYONET WITH SCABBARD AND FROG

The AK47 assault rifle was introduced during an era when the future need for bayonets was unsure. The AK-47 was Russia's post WW2 automatic rifle, designed without the intent to mount a bayonet. In… (490-2699) Learn More »

US 1903 PEDERSON MAGAZINE POUCH

US 1903 PEDERSON MAGAZINE POUCH

We have taken in a small quantity of vintage US Model 1903 Springfield Pedersen Magazine Pouches. Like the ones pictured, all are in nice unused condition. They are made of Khaki web construction and… (172-5573) Learn More »

US MODEL 1842 BAYONET

US MODEL 1842 BAYONET

This is a Model 1842 socket bayonet for .69 caliber muskets. Clean and mostly bright surface with just the slightest mottling on the underside. Tapered triangular blade and socket measure… (490-2740) Learn More »

$275.00
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VERY SCARCE EARLY-WAR 1861 INDIANA CONTRACT OR CAPTURED CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN INSCRIBED BY JOHN A. PAYNE, 10th INDIANA

VERY SCARCE EARLY-WAR 1861 INDIANA CONTRACT OR CAPTURED CONFEDERATE TIN DRUM CANTEEN INSCRIBED BY JOHN A. PAYNE, 10th INDIANA

This classic tin drum canteen has a dead-real inscription on one face reading: “J A Payne / Co. F / 10th Regt / Ind. Vols.” The lettering is done in a combination of block letters and script. The… (2022-517) Learn More »

$2,495.00
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CIVIL WAR MAJOR’S CHASSEUR CAP WITH ORIGINAL U.S. STAFF WREATH

CIVIL WAR MAJOR’S CHASSEUR CAP WITH ORIGINAL U.S. STAFF WREATH

This is a very good condition Civil War chasseur style officer’s kepi, defined by the inset crown and short sides popularized by French light infantry- hence the “chasseur” designation. These… (1052-193) Learn More »

UNMOUNTED PHOTO OF CASTLE THUNDER, RICHMOND, VA.

UNMOUNTED PHOTO OF CASTLE THUNDER, RICHMOND, VA.

Vertical view of Castle Thunder Prison looking northwest. This is an unmounted CDV sized photograph. No photographer's backmark; no mount. Castle Thunder was a tobacco warehouse converted into a… (1138-1507) Learn More »

$50.00
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CDV BUST VIEW OF FAMOUS CONFEDERATE RAIDER GENERAL JOHN HUNT MORGAN TAKEN WHILE A POW

CDV BUST VIEW OF FAMOUS CONFEDERATE RAIDER GENERAL JOHN HUNT MORGAN TAKEN WHILE A POW

Nice bust view of Morgan in a light-colored double-breasted frockcoat with clearly visible general’s insignia on the collar. Clarity and contrast are excellent. Paper is slightly toned but clean.… (1138-406) Learn More »

CDV SEATED VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL WILLIAM W. LORING

CDV SEATED VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL WILLIAM W. LORING

Loring is posed seated by a table and holding his sword in his lap with one good arm. He wears light-colored double-breasted frockcoat and dark trousers. Bottom of the photo has a period pencil ID of… (1138-349) Learn More »

LITHOGRAPH WAIST-UP VIEW OF A PRE-WAR ROBERT E. LEE

LITHOGRAPH WAIST-UP VIEW OF A PRE-WAR ROBERT E. LEE

CDV is a lithograph of Robert E. Lee at the outbreak of the Civil War with dark hair and mustache wearing a dark double-breasted frockcoat with a wide turned down collar outlined in laurel leaves,… (1138-302) Learn More »

$100.00
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LITHOGRAPH VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL HUMPHREY MARSHALL

LITHOGRAPH VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL HUMPHREY MARSHALL

CDV is a chest-up view of Marshall in an artist’s rendition of a Confederate uniform. Contrast and clarity is excellent. Paper and mount are good. Bottom of the mount has a printed caption of… (1138-375) Learn More »

CDV OF MARYLAND REPRESENTATIVE REVERDY JOHNSON

CDV OF MARYLAND REPRESENTATIVE REVERDY JOHNSON

Bust view of Johnson. Image is clear with very good contrast. Mount is clean and in good condition. Photographer's backmark, M.B. Brady, Washington, DC & New York. Reverdy Johnson (May 21,… (1138-1565) Learn More »

CDV OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MAN

CDV OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MAN

Seated studio view of an African-American man. He is well-dressed with shirt, tie, vest, coat, and trousers. Image is clear with good contrast. There is some very light soiling otherwise a very good… (1138-1688) Learn More »

CDV OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MAN WITH DOG"

CDV OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MAN WITH DOG

Full-standing studio view of an African-American man with dog. He is very well dressed with shirt, tie, vest, coat, and trousers. Dog is on pedestal next to him, it moved during the exposure time, and… (1138-1748) Learn More »

CDV LITHO OF "THE NEW VOTER"

CDV LITHO OF "THE NEW VOTER"

Lithograph in CDV format depicting the bust view of a young African-American with Scottish balmoral style cap. Printed caption on bottom edge of mount reads, "The New Voter." Some light wear and… (1138-1712) Learn More »

CDV OF OLD AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN

CDV OF OLD AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN

Bust view of an older African-American woman. Image is light with weak contrast. Plain mount with no backmark. Old pencil name on back, not completely readable. Image is from the late William Turner… (1138-1698) Learn More »

CDV OF MAN WITH WHIP

CDV OF MAN WITH WHIP

Seated studio view of well dressed man with whip in his lap. He wears a coat, vest, hat, and trousers with military style stripe down leg. Image is clear with very good contrast. Plain mount with no… (1138-1760) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL SIMON BUCKNER

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL SIMON BUCKNER

Seated, studio view of Buckner in civilian clothes. Mount and image in very good condition. Impressed photographer’s stamp on lower edge of mount: “Webster & Bro. / Louisville”. Simon… (1138-78) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL STERLING PRICE

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL STERLING PRICE

Seated view of Price in Confederate uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with general’s collar and sleeve insignia. Image is likely a second-generation photo. Corners of the mount have been… (1138-456) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL SIMON BUCKNER

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL SIMON BUCKNER

Waist-up, seated view of Buckner in his uniform. Collar and shoulder insignia is visible. Mount and image in very good condition. Impressed photographer’s stamp on lower edge of mount: “Webster… (1138-76) Learn More »

CDV OF MARSHALL McDONALD, VMI PROFESSOR

CDV OF MARSHALL McDONALD, VMI PROFESSOR

Bust view of McDonald. Image is clear but light. Mount has had top and bottom edges trimmed. Photographer's backmark, Miley, Lexington, Va. Marshall McDonald (October 18, 1835 – September 1, 1895)… (1138-1561) Learn More »

CDV OF ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS, CONFEDERATE STATES VICE PRESIDENT

CDV OF ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS, CONFEDERATE STATES VICE PRESIDENT

Bust view of Stephens as a young man. Photo is clear with good contrast. Clean mount. Photographer's backmark, Vannerson & Jones, Richmond, VA. Alexander Hamilton Stephens (February 11, 1812 –… (1138-1577) Learn More »

$150.00
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SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF WELL-DRESSED AND EQUIPPED MECHANICS IN NICE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF WELL-DRESSED AND EQUIPPED MECHANICS IN NICE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE

This is a 1/6 plate tintype photograph in a “Union” hard case. The thermoplastic case is in excellent condition. Two brass hinges and catch all in good order. Both halves of hard case match in… (1043-187) Learn More »

AMES MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO JAMES W. PRESTON BY THE CHATHAM ARTILLERY OF SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

AMES MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD PRESENTED TO JAMES W. PRESTON BY THE CHATHAM ARTILLERY OF SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

This beautiful sword was presented by the Chatham Artillery as a prize for gunnery in 1848. The organization is an old and illustrious militia organization of Savannah, claiming descent from earlier… (870-99) Learn More »

$9,000.00
Originally $10,000.00

EARLY  WIDE BLADE M1840 HORSTMANN MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD WITH PERIOD INSCRIPTION

EARLY WIDE BLADE M1840 HORSTMANN MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD WITH PERIOD INSCRIPTION

Manufactured: Philadelphia  Maker: Horstmann  Year: not dated  Model: 1840 NCO  Size: 31.5 inches Early wide blade NCO sword by Horstmann of Philadelphia.  Horstmann NCO swords are distinct as… (870-88) Learn More »

$4,500.00
Originally $5,000.00

SHORTENED MODEL 1840 PATTERN UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD BY HORSTMANN WITH UNALTERED SCABBARD

SHORTENED MODEL 1840 PATTERN UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS NCO SWORD BY HORSTMANN WITH UNALTERED SCABBARD

Sword meas. approx. 29.75 inches long from pommel to point. The blade meas. approx. 24.00 inches long with a bright surface. There is a central stopped fuller that meas. approx. 22.00 inches long.… (870-85) Learn More »

$900.00
Originally $1,000.00

M1826 MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE SWORD BY HORSTMANN & SONS

M1826 MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE SWORD BY HORSTMANN & SONS

Manufactured: Philadelphia Maker: Horstmann & Sons Year: c1830 - 59 Model: M1826 Size: 32 inch Condition: Excellent+ The 1826 styles of the Marine Mamaluke have brought about straighter blades,… (870-81) Learn More »

$9,000.00
Originally $10,000.00

US MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S ENGLISH MADE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP

US MARINE CORPS OFFICER’S ENGLISH MADE MAMALUKE WITH IVORY GRIP

Manufactured: England  Maker: Unmarked  Year: C1820-25  Model: Mamaluke Size: 35.8 inch blade, 1.21 wide  Condition: Excellent+ Tri-color blade - blue, gold and "white" of flat design. Ship's… (870-76) Learn More »

$8,000.00
Originally $9,000.00

EARLY MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE WITH CARVED BONE GRIP

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… (870-75) Learn More »

$7,200.00
Originally $8,000.00

US/CS 12 LB. CANISTER BALL RECOVERED AT THE PEACH ORCHARD AT GETTYSBURG

US/CS 12 LB. CANISTER BALL RECOVERED AT THE PEACH ORCHARD AT GETTYSBURG

Measures approx. 1” in diameter. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric Map Museum and then National Park… (2022-296) Learn More »

$45.00
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US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP AT GETTYSBURG

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP AT GETTYSBURG

No visible backmark. Shank present though bent. Nice chocolate patina. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric… (2022-330) Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP AT GETTYSBURG

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP AT GETTYSBURG

Partially legible backmark. Shank present. Light brown patina. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric Map Museum… (2022-329) Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

NEW YORK STATE JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED EXCELSIOR FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

NEW YORK STATE JACKET JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED EXCELSIOR FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

Steele & Johnson backmark. Shank present. Push to face with separation along right edge of center shield. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel… (2022-318) Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP AT GETTYSBURG

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED ON LITTLE ROUND TOP AT GETTYSBURG

No backmark. Shank present. Nice patina with hints of verdigris. Unknown substance on reverse. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection,… (2022-304) Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED ON THE SHERFY FARM AT GETTYSBURG

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED ON THE SHERFY FARM AT GETTYSBURG

Backmark present but illegible. Shank present, slightly bent. Nice light chocolate patina. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection,… (2022-301) Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED ON THE TROSTLE FARM AT GETTYSBURG

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED ON THE TROSTLE FARM AT GETTYSBURG

Backmark present but illegible. Shank present. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric Map Museum and then… (2022-290) Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE BUTTON FOUND AT THE HISTORIC PEACH ORCHARD AT GETTYSBURG

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE BUTTON FOUND AT THE HISTORIC PEACH ORCHARD AT GETTYSBURG

Nice light chocolate patina. No discernible backmark.  Complete with shank. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the… (2022-286) Learn More »

$65.00
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US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE BUTTON FOUND ON LITTLE ROUND TOP AT GETTYSBURG

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE BUTTON FOUND ON LITTLE ROUND TOP AT GETTYSBURG

Very minor push at center of face. Backmark illegible.  Complete with shank. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the… (2022-288) Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED AT THE CULP FARM AT GETTYSBURG

US ENLISTEDMAN’S GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE JACKET BUTTON RECOVERED AT THE CULP FARM AT GETTYSBURG

No backmark visible. Shank missing. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric Map Museum and then National Park… (2022-1169) Learn More »

$65.00
SOLD

CONFEDERATE .58 CALIBER GARDNER PATENT MINIE BALL FOUND ON OAK RIDGE AT GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE .58 CALIBER GARDNER PATENT MINIE BALL FOUND ON OAK RIDGE AT GETTYSBURG

Nice white patina, bullet is in dropped condition. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric Map Museum and then… (2022-295) Learn More »

$25.00
ON HOLD

IRON BALL FROM 12-PDR. CANISTER, RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

IRON BALL FROM 12-PDR. CANISTER, RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Excavated iron canister ball fired from a 12-pounder cannon. Rusty and pitted. Approximately 1.5” in diameter. Accompanied by small sticker which was previously attached reading “98B” which… (2022-582) Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

FRAMED 1863 DATED COLT CORRESPONDENCE

FRAMED 1863 DATED COLT CORRESPONDENCE

Attractive ink letter on Office of Inspector of Contract Arms letterhead. Dated November 23, 1863. “Colts Pat. Fire Arms Mfg. Co. Hartford.  Sirs, The spare parts pertaining to Colts Pistol Cal 44… (976-17) Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

MAKER MARKED US MODEL 1841 RIFLEMAN’S CARTRIDGE BOX

MAKER MARKED US MODEL 1841 RIFLEMAN’S CARTRIDGE BOX

The leather on this box is in fair condition and has been treated with a leather preservative that has left behind a sticky residue. The outer flap has a good bit of surface finish loss and is… (490-2795) Learn More »

WORLD WAR 2 GERMAN K98 BAYONET WITH SCABBARD AND FROG

WORLD WAR 2 GERMAN K98 BAYONET WITH SCABBARD AND FROG

Original WW2 German bayonet for “Karabiner 98K” Mauser bolt-action rifle. The bayonet comes with original scabbard and the original leather frog. The frog is in great overall condition; the… (490-2680) Learn More »

JENNIE WADE ASH TRAY

JENNIE WADE ASH TRAY

Glass ash tray with 6 points making it a hexagon.  The bottom has a glued piece of cork inlayed with a painted picture of Jennie Wade.  On the front of her dress reads “JENNIE WADE/ GETTYSBURG,… (490-2903) Learn More »

SOUVENIR PLAQUE - PICTURE OF JENNIE WADE HOUSE

SOUVENIR PLAQUE - PICTURE OF JENNIE WADE HOUSE

Plaque features metal image of Jennie’s Wade home in Gettysburg, PA.  Labeled with, “JENNY WADE HOUSE  ANDMONUMENT,/ GETTYSBURG, PA.”  The top portion of the picture has minor chipping.  The… (490-2909) Learn More »

JENNIE WADE HOUSE PHOTO PLAQUE SOUVENIR

JENNIE WADE HOUSE PHOTO PLAQUE SOUVENIR

Plaque is an image of Jennie’s Wade home in Gettysburg, PA.  Labeled with, “HOUSE IN WHICH JENNIE WADE WAS SHOT,/ GETTYSBURG, PA.” The house is colored making it the focal point of the… (490-2908) Learn More »

JENNIE WADE CELLULOID PIN

JENNIE WADE CELLULOID PIN

Jennie Wade celluloid pin commemorating her home.  The front of the pin has an image of Wade’s house, a portrait of Jennie Wade, and reads “JENNIE WADE/ & HOUSE WHERE SHE/ WAS KILLED.” On… (490-2905) Learn More »

“THIS IS IKE” MAGAZINE, 1952

“THIS IS IKE” MAGAZINE, 1952

This publication was produced with the purpose of getting the American public more familiar with Dwight David Eisenhower as he was running for President of the U.S. Features many photos of Ike as a… (B6125) Learn More »

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KENTUCKY CUFF BUTTON

KENTUCKY CUFF BUTTON

State seal (two men shaking hands, “United We Stand, Divided We Fall”) over a lined field. Three-piece button. Straight shank. “Steele & Johnson”. Cuff size. Excellent “non-dug”… (2022-561) Learn More »

PENNSYLVANIA CUFF BUTTON

PENNSYLVANIA CUFF BUTTON

State seal (two horses, crest, eagle on top) over a lined field. Three-piece button. Straight shank. “Extra Quality”. Cuff size. Excellent “non-dug” condition. Face has no dents or wear.… (2022-558) Learn More »

RELIC PENNSYLVANIA COAT BUTTON

RELIC PENNSYLVANIA COAT BUTTON

State seal (two horses, crest, eagle on top) over a lined field. Three-piece button. Straight shank. “Horstmann Brothers & Co. Phil”. Coat size. Very good condition. Face has no dents or… (2022-555) Learn More »

DR. JACOBS’ “NERVE HARMONIZING, BLOOD PURIFYING AND INVIGORATING VEGETABLE PILLS”

DR. JACOBS’ “NERVE HARMONIZING, BLOOD PURIFYING AND INVIGORATING VEGETABLE PILLS”

Here is a full and still sealed wood pill box of Doctor Jacobs’ vegetable pills. The small wood cylinder with lid still has the original printed labels on top and bottom. Additionally, the container… (2022-668) Learn More »

RELIC U.S. “BOYD & SONS” CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM 1ST DAYS FIELD, GETTYSBURG, KEN BREAM COLLECTION

RELIC U.S. “BOYD & SONS” CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM 1ST DAYS FIELD, GETTYSBURG, KEN BREAM COLLECTION

This excavated Pattern 1839 oval US cartridge box plate has an even dark brown patina. The brass face is smooth with a central “US”, except for a few shallow scratches. The most noticeable runs… (1163-91) Learn More »

GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO SS OLYMPIA TYPEWRITER

GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO SS OLYMPIA TYPEWRITER

Item is an original World War Two German military and war correspondent typewriter with its commercial wooden carrying case. These typewriters were lightweight and easily portable to meet the needs of… (873-66) Learn More »

WORLD WAR ONE ERA PISTOL BELT WITH HOLSTER

WORLD WAR ONE ERA PISTOL BELT WITH HOLSTER

This pattern 1912 web garrison belt is in good condition. The canvas is strong and free of any rips or tears. There is some scattered surface dirt and inked initials on the inside. Belt has heavy… (380-39) Learn More »

POST-CIVIL WAR BUGLE WITH WONDERFUL INFANTRY CORD

POST-CIVIL WAR BUGLE WITH WONDERFUL INFANTRY CORD

This double-twist brass bugle bears a maker’s medallion on the top side of the bell that reads “ ARMY & NAVY GOODS” surrounded by “HORSTMANN BROS & CO., PHILADA.” The brass has a… (380-43) Learn More »

ORIGINAL COPY - HISTORY OF THE 78th PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

ORIGINAL COPY - HISTORY OF THE 78th PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

The full title of this volume is “HISTORY OF THE SEVENTY-EIGHTH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY.” The volume was edited by J. T. Gibson under the direction of the Historical Committee of the… (1180-38) Learn More »

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ORIGINAL COPY - HISTORY OF THE 121st  PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

ORIGINAL COPY - HISTORY OF THE 121st PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

The full title of this volume is “HISTORY OF THE 121ST REGIMENT PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS. AN ACCOUNT FROM THE RANKS” The book is written by the Survivors’ Association and published in… (1180-45) Learn More »

US INDIAN WAR PERIOD FUSE OR FLARE BOX

US INDIAN WAR PERIOD FUSE OR FLARE BOX

This black saddle leather box began life as a Hagner Number 2 type cartridge box. The inside was altered by adding a wooden box Overall, the leather is in excellent condition. The exterior flap has a… (490-2800) Learn More »

EVANS LEVER ACTION “OLD MODEL” .44 CALIBER RIFLE

EVANS LEVER ACTION “OLD MODEL” .44 CALIBER RIFLE

The Evans lever-action repeaters were designed by Warren R. Evans, a dentist from Thomaston, Maine, as high-capacity arms. With the help of his brother George, they perfected the rifle and started the… (172-5808) Learn More »

CDV OF GENERAL ERASMUS D. KEYES

CDV OF GENERAL ERASMUS D. KEYES

Seated studio view of Keyes in dress uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with dress epaulettes, a sash, and sword belt. He holds a sword in front of himself and holds a chapeau in his lap. Image… (1139-167) Learn More »


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U.S. 1834 OFFICER’S SWORD OF MAJOR R.M. KIRBY U.S. ARMY WITH 6th PLATE AMBROTYPE BY REES OF SON JOSEPH L.S. KIRBY AS C.S. ARMY 2nd LIEUTENANT WITH THIS VERY SWORD, PART OF AN EXTENSIVE FAMILY ARCHIVE

This substantial archive descended in the family of Joseph Lee Smith Kirby (4 Nov. 1841- 28 July 1933,) who left West Point to join the Confederate Army in 1861 and was among the last to surrender in June 1865 at Galveston, TX. The extended family… (870-310). Learn More »

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