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US M1892 SILVER CHROME PLATED BUGLE, W/WOODEN PRESENTATION PLAQUE, “BUGLER HAROLD COOPER/FORT BENNING GEORGIA”

US M1892 SILVER CHROME PLATED BUGLE, W/WOODEN PRESENTATION PLAQUE, “BUGLER HAROLD COOPER/FORT BENNING GEORGIA”

Standard issue M1892, 17” in length w/mouthpiece. Outer bell marking: “U.S./ Regulation.” Inner bell ink inscription: “Bugler Harold Cooper / Army of the United States/ Fort Benning,… (380-82) Learn More »

.72 CALIBER “WISHING WELL” MINIE BALL FROM SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

.72 CALIBER “WISHING WELL” MINIE BALL FROM SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

Giant Civil War bullet is one of the many recovered from the “Confederate Wishing Well” in Savannah, Georgia by Bill Smedlund, Danny Kuykendall, and Chris Taras in the last days of 1989 and into… (2022-2523) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE INFANTRY BLOCK “I” BUTTON

CONFEDERATE INFANTRY BLOCK “I” BUTTON

Red/chocolate patina to face. Button is somewhat misshapen / out of round.  Shank present though off center. Minor damage to reverse. Backmark: "E. M. LEWIS / RICHMOND VA."  Recovered near… (2023-1725F) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE INFANTRY BLOCK “I” BUTTON

CONFEDERATE INFANTRY BLOCK “I” BUTTON

Uneven chocolate patina to face; has rather severe push to face. Button is somewhat misshapen / out of round.  Shank present. No discernible backmark. Recovered near Fredericksburg, VA. [ld]… (2023-1725E) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE INFANTRY BLOCK “I” BUTTON

CONFEDERATE INFANTRY BLOCK “I” BUTTON

Uneven chocolate patina to face; has substantial push to face. Button is somewhat misshapen / out of round.  Shank present though bent. Minor damage to reverse. No discernible backmark. Recovered… (2023-1725D) Learn More »

15th CORPS VETERAN’S IDENTIFICATION BADGE OF WILLIAM RUEBELMANN, BATTERY B 1st MICH LIGHT ARTILLERY 1861-1865, P.O.W. SHILOH

15th CORPS VETERAN’S IDENTIFICATION BADGE OF WILLIAM RUEBELMANN, BATTERY B 1st MICH LIGHT ARTILLERY 1861-1865, P.O.W. SHILOH

This two-piece badge is silver and consists of a T-bar pin-back top bar in the shape of a banner scroll from which is suspended a 15th Army Corps badge. Both the scroll and lower badge have narrow… (480-345) Learn More »

12th / 20th CORPS VETERAN’S STICK PIN

12th / 20th CORPS VETERAN’S STICK PIN

This silver star shaped pin is engraved “12” and “Co B” in the center. The star was used as the corps badge for the 12th Army Corps in the Army of the Potomac and then adopted by the… (2023-3012) Learn More »

RELIC PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE, RECOVERED COLD HARBOR, VA

RELIC PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE, RECOVERED COLD HARBOR, VA

Partial maker-mark “H.A. Dingee” w/ “H. A.” visible on reverse. Front patina bright & coppery, w/light scratching. Reverse arrow hooks, all present; solid & intact. Lead backing clean… (2024-710) Learn More »

VERY SCARCE US INSPECTED AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD DATED 1851

VERY SCARCE US INSPECTED AMES M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD DATED 1851

Ames received a contract for the new pattern foot officer’s sword in April 1850. The total was just 800, delivered in batches from March 10, 1851, through February 25, 1852. To accommodate differing… (721-114) Learn More »

$1,150.00
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BOX BLEEDER (SCARIFICATOR)

BOX BLEEDER (SCARIFICATOR)

The practice of bloodletting, or phlebotomy, dates back to antiquity. An early theory about bloodletting was that there were four main bodily fluids: blood, phlegm, black bile, and yellow bile. An… (1211-37) Learn More »

LEATHER SWORD OR SABER BAYONET FROG

LEATHER SWORD OR SABER BAYONET FROG

Made of brown bridle leather and measuring 9” long x 3.5” wide.  Semi-scalloped profile with belt loop.  Stitched down both sides. “Pocket” is double stitched and rivetted. Cut-out for… (1179-558) Learn More »

US CIVIL WAR PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

US CIVIL WAR PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

Face has a nice dusky patina in the low areas while the raised US has a darker surface really causing the letters to stand out. Edge has one small ding near the letter “S.” Reverse has 100% of the… (490-5840) Learn More »

RELIC PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE WITH INITIALS &”PA” – RECOVERED AT MANASSAS

RELIC PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE WITH INITIALS &”PA” – RECOVERED AT MANASSAS

Plate has a nice chocolate patina throughout and a good strong US stamping. There are several small scratches here and there but no major dings or dents. Above the “US” in a stippled form are the… (490-5839) Learn More »

$300.00
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1/6 PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION ARTILLERYMAN

1/6 PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION ARTILLERYMAN

Offered here is a perfectly clear 1/6 plate tintype image of a Union artilleryman. Image is of a seated Union soldier posing before a photographer’s painted canvas backdrop. Soldier wears regulation… (490-6840) Learn More »

1/4 PLATE TINTYPE OF THREE UNION SOLDIERS

1/4 PLATE TINTYPE OF THREE UNION SOLDIERS

Offered here is a perfectly clear 1/4 plate tintype image featuring three Union infantrymen. Are they friends or family? Two of the infantrymen are seated in front, with the third standing behind.… (490-6837) Learn More »

MEMORIAL DAY CLOSURE

MEMORIAL DAY CLOSURE

The Horse Soldier will be closed Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day. We will be back to our regular hours on Tuesday, May 28th. Have a safe holiday weekend! The Staff and Management of The Horse… Learn More »

IMPRESSIVE PERIOD FRAMED DISPLAY OF WARTIME AND POSTWAR VETERAN MATERIAL OF LT. EDGAR G. STOWELL, 92nd NY, WIA FAIR OAKS, INCLUDING HIS IDENTIFICATION DISK AND CDV IN UNIFORM, MESS UTENSILS, AND CAMP ART RINGS

IMPRESSIVE PERIOD FRAMED DISPLAY OF WARTIME AND POSTWAR VETERAN MATERIAL OF LT. EDGAR G. STOWELL, 92nd NY, WIA FAIR OAKS, INCLUDING HIS IDENTIFICATION DISK AND CDV IN UNIFORM, MESS UTENSILS, AND CAMP ART RINGS

This is a great framed display of wartime and postwar veteran’s memorabilia belonging to  Lieutenant Edward G. Stowell of the 92nd NY. The items include a wartime carte-de-visite photo of Stowell… (2024-369) Learn More »

VERY NICE THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF JOSIAH B. KINSMAN OF MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN BUTLER’S STAFF

VERY NICE THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF JOSIAH B. KINSMAN OF MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN BUTLER’S STAFF

CDV is of Kinsman posed with his arms folded across his chest. He wears a dark double-breasted frock coat with lieutenant colonel’s shoulder straps. Image is very nice. Contrast and clarity are… (490-6200N) Learn More »

FULL STANDING VIEW OF US NAVY ACTING MASTER HENRY STURGIS BY NEW ORLEANS PHOTOGRAPHER

FULL STANDING VIEW OF US NAVY ACTING MASTER HENRY STURGIS BY NEW ORLEANS PHOTOGRAPHER

CDV shows Sturgis posed by a table with his arms crossed at his waist. His Model 1852 Navy officer’s sword is leaning against the table next to him and he holds his visor cap in his hand by his… (490-6200D) Learn More »

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF BEN BUTLER STAFF OFFICER & LATER GOVERNOR OF UTAH – JOHN W. SHAFFER

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF BEN BUTLER STAFF OFFICER & LATER GOVERNOR OF UTAH – JOHN W. SHAFFER

CDV is a three-quarter standing view of Shaffer in a dark double-breasted frock coat with colonel’s shoulder straps and dark trousers. He is posed al-la-Napoleon with one had thrust in his coat. His… (490-6200F) Learn More »

POSTCARD PHOTO OF A GATHERING OF VETERANS – INCLUDING AN AFRICAN AMERICAN VETERAN AND HIS WIFE- ON THE FARM OF HENRY D. KASSON OF THE 52ND PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

POSTCARD PHOTO OF A GATHERING OF VETERANS – INCLUDING AN AFRICAN AMERICAN VETERAN AND HIS WIFE- ON THE FARM OF HENRY D. KASSON OF THE 52ND PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

This photo postcard is a group shot of six men and six women including an African-American veteran and his wife. The group is arranged in two rows with the front row seated. Looks as though the view… (2023-3220) Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF 104TH NEW YORK SOLDIER WHO DIED AS A POW

BUST VIEW OF 104TH NEW YORK SOLDIER WHO DIED AS A POW

Image is a tintype bust view of Private Robert S. Hogg. The image is attached to a CDV sized mount with an embossed frame. Image is still in the original album page with pencil ID of “ROBT. HOGG… (2023-3215) Learn More »

INK ID SEATED VIEW OF COLONEL SILAS P. RICHMOND OF THE 3RD MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY & THE STAFF OF GENERAL BENJAMIN BUTLER – WAS AN ALLY TO JOHN BROWN IN KANSAS

INK ID SEATED VIEW OF COLONEL SILAS P. RICHMOND OF THE 3RD MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY & THE STAFF OF GENERAL BENJAMIN BUTLER – WAS AN ALLY TO JOHN BROWN IN KANSAS

Nice seated CDV of Richmond posed with one arm resting on a table. He wears a dark double-breasted frock coat with shoulder straps and light trousers. He holds his slouch hat in his lap so the… (490-6200C) Learn More »

CDV OF CAPTAIN PETER HAGGERTY OF GENERAL BUTLER’S STAFF – NEW ORLEANS PHOTOGRAPHER

CDV OF CAPTAIN PETER HAGGERTY OF GENERAL BUTLER’S STAFF – NEW ORLEANS PHOTOGRAPHER

Very nice waist-up view of Haggerty wearing a dark frock coat open from the midriff up. His frock coat is single-breasted with captain’s shoulder straps and three-piece eagle staff buttons. Contrast… (490-6200Q) Learn More »

INK SIGNED CDV OF CAPTAIN PETER HAGGERTY OF GENERAL BUTLER’S STAFF

INK SIGNED CDV OF CAPTAIN PETER HAGGERTY OF GENERAL BUTLER’S STAFF

Very nice full seated view of Haggerty wearing a dark frock coat and trousers. His frock coat is single-breasted with shoulder straps, three-piece Massachusetts buttons and white accented collar.… (490-6200B) Learn More »

FULL SEATED INK IDENTIFIED CDV OF 52ND PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

FULL SEATED INK IDENTIFIED CDV OF 52ND PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

Image is of Oscar P. Hulbert of Company B, 52nd Pennsylvania Infantry. He wears a dark frock coat with sergeant chevrons open to reveal dark vest and light trousers. On the chest of his frock coat is… (2023-3206) Learn More »

FULL STANDING INK IDENTIFIED CDV OF 52ND PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

FULL STANDING INK IDENTIFIED CDV OF 52ND PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

Image is of Davenport Shoemaker of Company B, 52nd Pennsylvania Infantry. He wears a dark civilian frock coat with cloth covered buttons open to reveal dark vest and matching dark trousers. Contrast… (2023-3223) Learn More »

$35.00
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WORN CDV OF 1st VERMONT, 2ND VERMONT LIGHT ARTILLERY, 73RD & 96TH US COLORED TROOPS HOSPITAL STEWARD WITH NICE PERIOD INK INSCRIPTION

WORN CDV OF 1st VERMONT, 2ND VERMONT LIGHT ARTILLERY, 73RD & 96TH US COLORED TROOPS HOSPITAL STEWARD WITH NICE PERIOD INK INSCRIPTION

Bust view image of William H. Flint in a dark jacket and white shirt. Paper image is centered within a printed frame on the CDV mount. Contrast is very light. Clarity looks to be okay. Mount and paper… (160-556) Learn More »

INK IDENTIFIED CDV OF 52ND PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

INK IDENTIFIED CDV OF 52ND PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

Image is a chest-up view of Daniel C. Low of Company B, 52nd Pennsylvania Infantry. He wears a dark frock coat open to reveal a dark vest with watch chain. Image is set within a printed frame on the… (2023-3207) Learn More »

$125.00
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NICE INK SIGNED CDV OF 52ND PENNSYLVANIA PRIVATE

NICE INK SIGNED CDV OF 52ND PENNSYLVANIA PRIVATE

Image is a seated view of Levi R. Drake of Company B, 52nd Pennsylvania Infantry. He is posed seated with his left arm resting on a table and his hands clasped in his lap. He wears an open dark frock… (2023-3202) Learn More »

$135.00
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US PROTOTYPE/ PRE-1892 BUGLE

US PROTOTYPE/ PRE-1892 BUGLE

Bell maker-mark: R.G. / Kretschmar /Phila. Measures 9.25” in length, double loop, 4” bell w/.875” reinforcing garland. Also woven, double braided golden strap w/ large tassles.  Exhibits medium… (380-79) Learn More »

1/4 PLATE TINTYPE OF ARMED UNION SOLDIER

1/4 PLATE TINTYPE OF ARMED UNION SOLDIER

Offered here is a 1/4 plate tintype image of armed and equipped Union soldier in full case. Image is of a standing Union soldier posing before a photographer’s painted canvas backdrop depicting a… (490-6846) Learn More »

1/6 PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER

1/6 PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER

Offered here is a 1/6 plate tintype image of Union soldier in full, patriotic case. Image is of a standing Union soldier posing before a photographer’s painted canvas backdrop depicting a camp with… (490-6838) Learn More »

MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

Civil War era officer’s belt buckle. Cast brass eagle buckle which has integral wreath.  The brass buckle has a dark patina. This has the bigger 1” wide hook on back. This has a bench mark… (490-6834) Learn More »

MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

MODEL 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE

Civil War era officer’s belt buckle. Cast brass eagle buckle which has integral wreath.  The brass buckle is clean and bright. This has the very narrow 0.425” wide hook on back. No numbered bench… (490-6832) Learn More »

ARMY / NAVY JOURNAL—NEW YORK, JUNE 17, 1865

ARMY / NAVY JOURNAL—NEW YORK, JUNE 17, 1865

Volume II, 43. Whole Number 95. 16 pp., 10” x 15, 3 columns. Exhibits light chipping at the extremities, else VG. Contains the Official Report of General George Meade upon the closing operations… (766-1809) Learn More »

$45.00
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THE CARTRIDGE BOX - JULY 16, 1864. VOL. 1 NO. 20

THE CARTRIDGE BOX - JULY 16, 1864. VOL. 1 NO. 20

Published by the U.S. Army General Hospital, York, PA, on Saturday of each week. 4 pp., 17.75 x 11.25. Lightly faded, exhibits chipping at the extremities. Else VG and entirely legible. Contains… (2023-1233) Learn More »

$95.00
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THE MAGNOLIA WEEKLY—A HOME JOURNAL OF LITERATURE & GENERAL NEWS

THE MAGNOLIA WEEKLY—A HOME JOURNAL OF LITERATURE & GENERAL NEWS

Dated Richmond, VA., April 30, 1864. Vol 11-No. 31. 8pp., 11.5”  x 16, four columns. Inked name on front cover right margin—“Miss Sara Hooper.”  Exhibits fold marks, light fading &… (1179-1837) Learn More »

$100 CONFEDERATE BOND ISSUED IN 1862

$100 CONFEDERATE BOND ISSUED IN 1862

Civil war bond issued by the Confederacy; by Act of August 19, 1861. Has a redemption date of July 1, 1879. The bond is dated in ink, December 19, 1862 and is hand numbered 1249. The center design is… (213-112) Learn More »

$50.00
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WORLD WAR ONE US M1917 “COMMERCIAL TOLERANCES” BOLO

WORLD WAR ONE US M1917 “COMMERCIAL TOLERANCES” BOLO

The bolo knife found use in WW1 clearing positions for machine gun crews, etc. This is a good example with scabbard and was made and marked by the American Cutlery Company of Chicago: “A.C. CO./… (169-637) Learn More »

BEAUTIFUL GERMAN HUNTING SWORD

BEAUTIFUL GERMAN HUNTING SWORD

This German hunting sword has lots of gilt finish left on the brass mounts of the hilt and a very clean blade showing deeply etched floral and animal motifs, along with a poem, with etching showing… (2024-273) Learn More »

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM BROWN’S MILL, GEORGIA, RECOVERED BY SID KIRKSIS

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM BROWN’S MILL, GEORGIA, RECOVERED BY SID KIRKSIS

This excavated Pattern 1839 US cartridge box shoulder sling plate (Eagle breast plate) has a smooth brown patina. The brass face features an eagle clutching arrows and an olive branch.  The plate’s… (490-6828) Learn More »

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM SNAKE CREEK GAP, RECOVERED BY SID KIRKSIS

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM SNAKE CREEK GAP, RECOVERED BY SID KIRKSIS

This excavated Pattern 1839 US cartridge box plate has a smooth brown patina on the face. The oval brass face features a raised “US”.  The plate’s reverse has 99% of the lead fill. The two iron… (490-6829) Learn More »

UNISSUED McCLELLAN “WAR OF 1861” IDENTIFICATION DISK

UNISSUED McCLELLAN “WAR OF 1861” IDENTIFICATION DISK

This is an unissued brass identification disk. The front features a central bust of George B. McClellan and reads “MAJOR GENERAL GEO. B. McCLELLAN / WAR OF 1861”. This was never stamped with a… (344-2965) Learn More »

$395.00
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VERY FINE ARSENAL-MADE .71 CALIBER ROUND BALL MOLD

VERY FINE ARSENAL-MADE .71 CALIBER ROUND BALL MOLD

Scissor-type iron bullet mold for large .71 caliber round ball. Measures approximately 9.5” long. This mold shows such a high quality of construction that is likely a product of a Federal arsenal.… (236-997) Learn More »

$395.00
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HAND-FORGED .70 CALIBER ROUND BALL MOLD

HAND-FORGED .70 CALIBER ROUND BALL MOLD

Scissor-type iron bullet mold for large .70 caliber round ball. Measures approximately 7.5” long. Looks to have been hand-forged as there are visible “lines” in the iron where it was folded and… (236-1001) Learn More »

$150.00
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OUT OF PRINT BOOK – “GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD RELIC & SOUVENIRS”

OUT OF PRINT BOOK – “GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD RELIC & SOUVENIRS”

Published in 2009 by Mike O’Donnell; now out of print. This book provides pictures and descriptions of relics found on the Battlefield of Gettysburg and surrounding area through the ages. This is… (2024-627) Learn More »

SELECTION OF SONG SHEETS

Below is listed a selection of Civil War song sheets.  Click on the links to see photos of each. Please provide item #’s when placing your order.         ITEM#                      … (1179-) Learn More »

1937 PANORAMIC PHOTO – CHAMBERSBURG, PA CHURCH GROUP ON EAST CEMETERY HILL

1937 PANORAMIC PHOTO – CHAMBERSBURG, PA CHURCH GROUP ON EAST CEMETERY HILL

May 1937 East Cemetery Hill panoramic photo by Williams.  Group is from United Brethren Church of Chambersburg, PA.  Image is sharp and includes many battlefield monuments including Major Howard… (635-570) Learn More »

$35.00
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TALL CATHEDRAL PEPPER SAUCE BOTTLE

TALL CATHEDRAL PEPPER SAUCE BOTTLE

Offered here is a tall, six-sided “cathedral” bottle. Measures approximately 8.75” tall and 2” across the bottom. Very nice aqua color. Neck exhibits long, stretched-out air bubbles. Applied… (1179-1187) Learn More »

BRIDLE LEATHER CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

BRIDLE LEATHER CAVALRY CARBINE SLING

A Cavalry shoulder sling designed for use with weapons fitted with sling rings (musketoon, rifled carbine, and all of the patented breech-loading carbines). The sling was to be worn over the left… (2024-183) Learn More »

EUROPEAN DAGGER

EUROPEAN DAGGER

Here is a very nice example of dagger or boot knife. European style, possibly Spanish. Measures 14” overall with a 9.5” double edged blade. Brass “S”-shaped cross guard is approximately… (2022-650) Learn More »

SMITH & WESSON NO. 2 ARMY REVOLVER

SMITH & WESSON NO. 2 ARMY REVOLVER

This is a Smith & Wesson, No. 2, Old Model Army Revolver. It is a .32 caliber, six-shot revolver with a 6” octagonal barrel and rosewood handles. Post-Civil War serial number of 46822.… (490-6867) Learn More »

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE MARKED “E. GAYLORD” FROM KENTUCKY, RECOVERED BY SYD KIRKSIS

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE MARKED “E. GAYLORD” FROM KENTUCKY, RECOVERED BY SYD KIRKSIS

This excavated Pattern 1839 US cartridge box plate has a smooth brown patina on the face. The oval brass face features a raised “US”.  The plate’s reverse has 99% of the lead fill. The two iron… (490-6831) Learn More »

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM RESACA, MAKER MARKED, RECOVERED BY SID KIRKSIS

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM RESACA, MAKER MARKED, RECOVERED BY SID KIRKSIS

This excavated Pattern 1839 US cartridge box shoulder sling plate (Eagle breast plate) has a smooth brown patina. The brass face features an eagle clutching arrows and an olive branch.  There is one… (490-6830) Learn More »

HARPER’S WEEKLY, APRIL 2, 1864 - GETTYSBURG CEMETERY

HARPER’S WEEKLY, APRIL 2, 1864 - GETTYSBURG CEMETERY

Vol VII—no. 379. 16 pp. (209-224), 4 columns, 16.5 x11”, w/numerous illustrations and cartoons. Exhibits chipping of left cover margin; minor light scattered soiling/foxing. Else VG. Front cover… (1179-1818) Learn More »

$45.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 1863 – ADM. FARRAGUT/MORRIS ISLAND/FT. WAGNER

HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 1863 – ADM. FARRAGUT/MORRIS ISLAND/FT. WAGNER

Vol. VII—No. 313. 16 pp. [545-560], four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features lead story and portrait illustration of Rear Admiral David G. Farragut,… (1179-1820) Learn More »

$45.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, JULY 25, 1863 – VICKSBURG, GETTYSBURG

HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, JULY 25, 1863 – VICKSBURG, GETTYSBURG

Vol. VII—No. 343. 16 pp. [465-480, four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features magnificent full page portrait of “Major General Ulysses S. Grant… (1179-1825) Learn More »

$45.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY, JULY 11, 1863 — GENERAL MEADE, THE INVASION OF THE NORTH TO GETTYSBURG / SIEGES OF VICKSBURG AND PORT HUDSON

HARPER’S WEEKLY, JULY 11, 1863 — GENERAL MEADE, THE INVASION OF THE NORTH TO GETTYSBURG / SIEGES OF VICKSBURG AND PORT HUDSON

Vol. VII—No. 341. 16 pp. [433-448], four columns, w/numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front page features a full portrait of “Major-General George G. Meade, The New Commander of the… (1179-1824) Learn More »

$150.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY, APRIL 5, 1862—ASSAULT ON ISLAND NO. 10/ BURNSIDE EXPEDITION TO NORTH CAROLINA

HARPER’S WEEKLY, APRIL 5, 1862—ASSAULT ON ISLAND NO. 10/ BURNSIDE EXPEDITION TO NORTH CAROLINA

Vol. VI—No. 275. 16 pp. [209-224], four columns, w/numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features dramatic pull page illustration of “The Rebel Steamer “Nashville”… (1179-1819) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ENLISTED MAN’S FRAME BUCKLE FROM CHICKAMAUGA

CONFEDERATE ENLISTED MAN’S FRAME BUCKLE FROM CHICKAMAUGA

Chickamauga, fought in September 1863, was the bloodiest battle fought in the west, and a significant Confederate victory that destroyed a few Union reputations, like that of Rosecrans, and made a… (490-5788) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE GUTTER-BACK FIXED-TONGUE FRAME BUCKLE FOUND AT  TYNER’S STATION (CHATTANOOGA,) TENNESSEE: CLEBURNE’S FORTS

CONFEDERATE GUTTER-BACK FIXED-TONGUE FRAME BUCKLE FOUND AT TYNER’S STATION (CHATTANOOGA,) TENNESSEE: CLEBURNE’S FORTS

Fixed-tongue frame buckles were simple in design, strong, lightweight, easy to cast and finish, and were widely produced throughout the south. This is a nice variant using a channel in the frame that… (490-5786) Learn More »

1/4 PLATE TINTYPE OF ARMED UNION SOLDIER, 127TH INFANTRY REGIMENT

1/4 PLATE TINTYPE OF ARMED UNION SOLDIER, 127TH INFANTRY REGIMENT

Offered here is a 1/4 plate tintype image of armed and equipped Union soldier. Image is of a standing Union soldier posing before a photographer’s painted backdrop. Soldier wears regulation 9-button… (490-6844) Learn More »

$395.00
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1/6 PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER AND WIFE

1/6 PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION SOLDIER AND WIFE

Offered here is a 1/6 plate tintype image in half case. Image appears to be a Union soldier and his wife seated together and posing for the photographer. Cheeks have been tinted and buttons gilted.… (490-6839) Learn More »

VERY RARE ORDNANCE RETURN FOR JOHNSTON’S COMMAND IN JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI, JUNE 1863

VERY RARE ORDNANCE RETURN FOR JOHNSTON’S COMMAND IN JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI, JUNE 1863

“Report of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores of Troops Under Command of Gen’l Johnston, June 1863.” This wonderful document is framed and measures approximately 82” long x 17” high overall. The… (236-827) Learn More »

1857 US NAVY YARD WASHINGTON MARKED 10-INCH SHOT/SHELL GAUGE

1857 US NAVY YARD WASHINGTON MARKED 10-INCH SHOT/SHELL GAUGE

This is a nice pre-Civil War US Navy shot or shell gauge dated 1857. The wood handle is missing, but iron tang and ring are intact, showing dark, with some light pitting, but good markings on the base… (490-6808) Learn More »

10-INCH SHOT/SHELL GAUGE

10-INCH SHOT/SHELL GAUGE

These simple iron ring gauges allowed for quick inspection and sorting of shot and shell by size, something of critical importance to a gun crew and a large task given the huge stacks of cannon balls… (490-6807) Learn More »

POSTWAR US NAVY YARD WASHINGTON ARTILLERY SHOTSHELL GAUGE

POSTWAR US NAVY YARD WASHINGTON ARTILLERY SHOTSHELL GAUGE

This shell gauge still has its wood handle with brass ferrule and is clearly marked on the base of the ring: “ORD. DEPT. U.S. N.Y.W. / 1867 / G.B. / [anchor]” on one side, and “STANDARD / SMALL… (490-6806) Learn More »

US MODEL 1892 FIELD BUGLE - HEADQUARTERS A.E.F. 1917-18

US MODEL 1892 FIELD BUGLE - HEADQUARTERS A.E.F. 1917-18

Bell markings: “U.S. / J.T.L. /Jerome / Thibouville—Lamy & Co./ Manufacturers / 68 r. Beauville/ Paris / HQ. Of brass. Standard 1892 double loop, measuring 17” in length w/ mouthpiece.  … (380-80) Learn More »

NICE REUNION RIBBON FOR 96TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

NICE REUNION RIBBON FOR 96TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

White cloth reunion ribbon worn by a veteran of the 96th PA. VOLS. Measures approximately 5.5” long x 2.5” wide. Stick pin mounted to back with a paper label from the Keystone Regalia Company.… (490-6863) Learn More »

$50.00
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1882 G.A.R. MEDAL FOR 16TH NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT, BALTIMORE MD

1882 G.A.R. MEDAL FOR 16TH NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT, BALTIMORE MD

Veteran’s souvenir badge from 1882 encampment in Baltimore. White metal disk suspended from brass eagle pin. Stamped brass Eagle rests on crossed cannons and has spring pin on back. A single wire… (490-6833) Learn More »

$25.00
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US MODEL 1840 HEAVY CAVALRY SABER DATED 1849 BY AMES

US MODEL 1840 HEAVY CAVALRY SABER DATED 1849 BY AMES

The Model 1840 was based on the French M1822 and replaced the lighter and far less robust US Model 1833 saber for dragoons. Ames received their first  contract for 2,000 in 1844, on which deliveries… (2024-587) Learn More »

AMES MODEL 1832 SHORT SWORD WITH SCABBARD AND BELT

AMES MODEL 1832 SHORT SWORD WITH SCABBARD AND BELT

This Federal edged weapon is an Ames Model 1832 U.S. Foot Artilleryman’s short sword in excellent original condition.  Handsome and ruggedly made, this blade specimen is a product of the Ames… (490-6822) Learn More »

US NAVY SEAMAN’S DUFFEL BAG WITH EAGLE AND NAME

US NAVY SEAMAN’S DUFFEL BAG WITH EAGLE AND NAME

This seaman’s duffel bag, measuring about 23’ by 12 ½” when laid flat, was intended for personal clothing, etc., and has been personalized with a stenciled American eagle with outstretched… (1179-593) Learn More »

LITHOGRAPHED CDV OF UNION SECRETARY OF STATE WILLIAM SEWARD

LITHOGRAPHED CDV OF UNION SECRETARY OF STATE WILLIAM SEWARD

Image is a left profile view of President Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State, William H. Seward. Contrast and clarity are very good. Mount and paper are also in very good condition. Bottom of the… (160-423) Learn More »

CDV OF ADMIRAL DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT

CDV OF ADMIRAL DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT

Three-quarter standing view of Farragut wearing a double-breasted dark frock coat with Admirals cuff braid and brush epaulettes and matching dark trousers. He also wears a plain black leather sword… (160-420) Learn More »

SEATED VIEW OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT

SEATED VIEW OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT

Scott is posed seated and wearing his presentation grade sword with a perched eagle on the pommel. He wears a dark double-breasted frock coat with brush epaulettes. The frock coat has embroidered oak… (160-404) Learn More »

FULL STANDING VIEW OF A DOUBLE-ARMED NEW YORK SOLDIER

FULL STANDING VIEW OF A DOUBLE-ARMED NEW YORK SOLDIER

The subject is posed standing with one hand resting on the back of a chair in front of a painted backdrop of a bucolic scene. He wears dark New York shell jacket with cloth epaulettes and cloth belt… (160-296) Learn More »

VERY NICE FULL STANDING VIEW OF AN UNIDENTIFIED UNION CAVALRYMAN

VERY NICE FULL STANDING VIEW OF AN UNIDENTIFIED UNION CAVALRYMAN

The subject is posed in front of a painted backdrop of a forest lake. He stands with both hands resting on the hilt of his drawn Model 1860 cavalry saber. He wears the Model 1858 dress hat turned up… (160-270) Learn More »

$95.00
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FULL STANDING VIEW OF A UNION CORPORAL BY A BALTIMORE PHOTOGRAPHER

FULL STANDING VIEW OF A UNION CORPORAL BY A BALTIMORE PHOTOGRAPHER

Image is a CDV of an unidentified Union soldier standing with one arm resting on the post of a balustrade. He is posed holding his forage cap in his hand. He wears a dark frock coat with corporal… (160-254) Learn More »

FULL STANDING VIEW OF UNIDENTIFIED UNION CAPTAIN

FULL STANDING VIEW OF UNIDENTIFIED UNION CAPTAIN

Image is a CDV of a Federal captain posed with one hand resting on a podium. He wears a dark frock coat with captain’s shoulder straps and light-colored trousers with the thin dark officers’… (490-6199H) Learn More »

SEATED VIEW OF A UNION SOLDIER OF THE 11TH REGIMENT & CIVILIAN FRIEND WITH STRAW HAT

SEATED VIEW OF A UNION SOLDIER OF THE 11TH REGIMENT & CIVILIAN FRIEND WITH STRAW HAT

CDV shows a seated gentleman wearing a dark forage cap with an infantry hunting horn on the front with the regimental number “11” at center. He wears a dark civilian style sack coat with dark… (490-6199G) Learn More »

BUST VIEW ATTRIBUTED TO CAPTAIN GEORGE A. KENSEL OF GENERAL BENJAMIN BUTLER’S STAFF

BUST VIEW ATTRIBUTED TO CAPTAIN GEORGE A. KENSEL OF GENERAL BENJAMIN BUTLER’S STAFF

CDV is a bust view believed to be of Captain George A. Kensel. This image was matched to a view of General Benjamin Butler’s staff and the eyes and odd chin beard are a match. Also, the item came… (490-6199E) Learn More »

FULL STANDING CDV OF GENERAL BENJAMIN BUTLER AND STAFF

FULL STANDING CDV OF GENERAL BENJAMIN BUTLER AND STAFF

Image shows Butler seated at center with three officers standing behind him. All the officers are dressed in dark frock coats and trousers. Two of the officers are Company grade as they wear… (490-6199D) Learn More »

$150.00
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83RD NEW YORK GETTYSBURG MONUMENT DEDICATION RIBBON – 1888

83RD NEW YORK GETTYSBURG MONUMENT DEDICATION RIBBON – 1888

Nice red veteran’s ribbon worn for the dedication of the 83rd New York Infantry’s monument at Gettysburg in 1888. Red silk ribbon with brass pin bar at top. Measures 6” long x 2.25” wide.… (490-6864) Learn More »

$225.00
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G.A.R. REUNION RIBBON OF 47TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

G.A.R. REUNION RIBBON OF 47TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

Veteran’s ribbon from the 42nd Annual Reunion of the 47th Pennsylvania Infantry held at Pocotaligo, South Carolina in 1914. Blue ribbon measures 6” long x 2.5” wide. Text in gold print. A red… (490-6865) Learn More »

$20.00
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MODEL 1860 SPENCER ARMY RIFLE

MODEL 1860 SPENCER ARMY RIFLE

This Spencer M1860 Army Rifle serial #9269 is all original, and mechanically perfect, with bore that is decent, though in the black. The serial number dates it to the third or fourth quarter of 1863.… (1244-03) Learn More »

$2,750.00
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NEW YORK HERALD FRONT PAGE - APRIL 15, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD FRONT PAGE - APRIL 15, 1865

Measuring 16” x 21.75.  In period wooden frame, w/gilt inner trim. Mounted on white card  22.25 x 28.25. With wooden reverse backing and hang-wire. This front page is from the 8:10 Am… (490-6359) Learn More »

$150.00
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MODEL 1917 TRENCH KNIFE AND SCABBARD

MODEL 1917 TRENCH KNIFE AND SCABBARD

This trench dagger has a single triangular shaped blade without any markings. The blade measures approximately 9” with the overall length of knife being 14”. The knuckle guard in a "D" shape with… (169-648) Learn More »

$795.00
ON HOLD

STAMPED BRASS, LEAD-FILLED TEXAS STAR BELT PLATE

STAMPED BRASS, LEAD-FILLED TEXAS STAR BELT PLATE

While the star motif might be used by any militia company and was associated during the war not only with Texas, but with Mississippi and Louisiana, these stamped brass belt plates with raised star,… (1179-2141) Learn More »

STARR 1812/1813 CAVALRY SABER: WAR OF 1812

STARR 1812/1813 CAVALRY SABER: WAR OF 1812

This is one of Nathan Starr’s improved Model 1812 sabers, also known as the 1812/13 pattern. Starr was burdened with changes to the number ordered by federal government- from 1,000 to 5,000, and… (766-1925) Learn More »

.577 CALIBER CARTRIDGE – EARLY PRITCHETT OR CONFEDERATE

.577 CALIBER CARTRIDGE – EARLY PRITCHETT OR CONFEDERATE

Paper cartridge for the P1853 Enfield rifle, containing a .577 caliber bullet. Based on the construction of this cartridge we suspect it is either an 1850s commercially-made English, Pritchett-style… (1212-79) Learn More »

$450.00
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6MM GAUPILLAT SELF-PROPELLED BULLETS

6MM GAUPILLAT SELF-PROPELLED BULLETS

These are early 9mm Gaupillat bullets for use with small gravity-fed pistols of the mid-1850s. These were self-propelled, being powered by the explosion of the inverted percussion cap in the… (1212-64) Learn More »

$25.00
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9MM GAUPILLAT SELF-PROPELLED BULLET

9MM GAUPILLAT SELF-PROPELLED BULLET

This is an early 9mm Gaupillat bullet for use with small gravity-fed pistols of the mid-1850s. These were self-propelled, being powered by the explosion of the inverted percussion cap in the… (1212-17) Learn More »

$25.00
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RARE .52 CALIBER “4 RING” SHARPS RINGTAIL BULLET

RARE .52 CALIBER “4 RING” SHARPS RINGTAIL BULLET

Unusual variant of the “old model” Sharps carbine bullet. Also known as the “ringtail” pattern. The so-called tail was where the powder charge was attached to the bullet with a string tie. The… (2024-427) Learn More »

$30.00
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DELAYED OPENING

DELAYED OPENING

The shop will open at 1:00 PM today, Tuesday, May 14; we will be available via phone and email starting at 9am.Thank you. Learn More »

VERY RARE LEMAT SLUG – DEAN THOMAS COLLECTION

VERY RARE LEMAT SLUG – DEAN THOMAS COLLECTION

This rare bullet looks like an overgrown Tranter revolver bullet. However, it is theorized that these may have been for the smoothbore barrel on the LeMat revolver. The unusual LeMat revolver was… (236-989) Learn More »

RARE CLEBURNE BULLET – DEAN THOMAS COLLECTION

RARE CLEBURNE BULLET – DEAN THOMAS COLLECTION

Dug Confederate “Cleburne” bullet .54 caliber. This is a rare Confederate bullet from the Trans-Mississippi theater. Very few specimens exist. Named such due to them being found in a bivouac site… (236-969) Learn More »

PAPER WRAPPER FOR 2000 PERCUSSION CAPS (TEN TINS OF 200 EACH) ELEY BROS FOR COLT’S PISTOLS

PAPER WRAPPER FOR 2000 PERCUSSION CAPS (TEN TINS OF 200 EACH) ELEY BROS FOR COLT’S PISTOLS

Here is a very rare item. This paper wrapper was used to package ten japanned tins of pistol-sized percussion caps. This is so very rare because these wrappers were usually torn open and just thrown… (2024-126) Learn More »

SCARCE LEMAN MILITIA RIFLE

SCARCE LEMAN MILITIA RIFLE

This is a very good example of a scarce rifle. Henry E. Leman made just 300 or so rifles of this pattern, including some variations. This is all original and complete with ramrod, sights, bands,… (490-6825) Learn More »

“WACO GUARDS” STYLE BELT PLATE, CA. 1880

“WACO GUARDS” STYLE BELT PLATE, CA. 1880

This belt plate shows to have been dug and has a modern note with it that it turned up at an estate sale in Austin, TX, in 2002. The plate is a deep, olive green with some gray and thin brown residue,… (1179-1584) Learn More »

WASHINGTON MONUMENT MADE OF MACERATED GREENBACKS

WASHINGTON MONUMENT MADE OF MACERATED GREENBACKS

Souvenirs molded from macerated U.S. currency were popular among tourists in Washington, D.C., from about 1875 into the 1920s. This is a miniature Washington Monument showing lots of tiny flecks of… (1202-145) Learn More »

LIBERTY BELL MADE OF MACERATED GREENBACKS

LIBERTY BELL MADE OF MACERATED GREENBACKS

This is a miniature Liberty Bell with a label having some minor losses on the edges but clearly reading: “Made of U.S. National Greenbacks / redeemed and macerated at the U.S. / Estimated $1,000.… (1202-144) Learn More »

WASHINGTON BUST MADE OF MACERATED GREENBACKS

WASHINGTON BUST MADE OF MACERATED GREENBACKS

Souvenirs molded from macerated U.S. currency were popular among tourists in Washington, D.C., from about 1875 into the 1920s. This is a small portrait bust of Washington still showing some bits of… (1202-143) Learn More »

LINCOLN STOVEPIPE HAT OF MACERATED U.S. GREENBACKS BY O. DUKE

LINCOLN STOVEPIPE HAT OF MACERATED U.S. GREENBACKS BY O. DUKE

This portrait bust of Lincoln was molded from macerated U.S. currency, a popular genre of souvenir among tourists of Washington, D.C., from about 1875 into the 1920s, who might be impressed by the… (1202-138) Learn More »

$395.00
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TWO-PIECE INTERLOCKING STAR SASH BUCKLE

TWO-PIECE INTERLOCKING STAR SASH BUCKLE

The star motif is most strongly associated with militia units from Mississippi and Texas and this two-piece interlocking buckle was formerly in the collections of the Texas Civil War Museum. The star,… (1179-1591) Learn More »

POSTWAR TWO-PIECE INTERLOCKING STAR SWORD BELT PLATE

POSTWAR TWO-PIECE INTERLOCKING STAR SWORD BELT PLATE

Formerly in the Texas Civil War Museum, this is a very good example of a postwar militia belt plate using the star motif. This was suitable for use by a militia unit of any state who might select… (1179-1594) Learn More »

MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER

MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER

A Civil War Colt Model 1860 Army revolver in good original condition. In production from 1860 through 1873, these handguns were the successor to the Colt Third Model Dragoon pistols. The Model 1860… (490-6817) Learn More »

C1850-1880 BLOWN & ENGRAVED SANDWICH GLASS CELERY VASE WITH GREEK KEY DESIGN

C1850-1880 BLOWN & ENGRAVED SANDWICH GLASS CELERY VASE WITH GREEK KEY DESIGN

Attractive vase with a make-do foot (possibly pewter), standing 9” in height. Greek key design engraved around the circumference near the lip.  Excellent condition, no chips or cracks. A celery… (1239-11) Learn More »

C1750-1770 OPAQUE TWIST STEM WINE GLASS – BROKEN FOOT

C1750-1770 OPAQUE TWIST STEM WINE GLASS – BROKEN FOOT

This lovely small cotton twist wine glass stands 6 1/8” tall.  Jacobite type engraving on the bell shaped bowl, with a floral/vine and butterfly design.  Unfortunately, the foot is broken and the… (1239-12) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S GILT BRASS EAGLEHEAD SPURS IN ORIGINAL COLOR

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S GILT BRASS EAGLEHEAD SPURS IN ORIGINAL COLOR

This is a very good condition set of nicely detailed eaglehead spurs with 80 or 90 percent of their gilt finish on the exterior, cast and chased with the outstretched wings making up the entirety of… (490-6821) Learn More »

PISTOL POWDER FLASK

PISTOL POWDER FLASK

This powder flask likely came in a cased set, but was small enough to carry in a pocket and apparently was for the owner lightly scratched his initials, “JWH” on the side of the brass top. The… (490-6782A) Learn More »

EXCELLENT US MODEL 1873 ORDNANCE ENTRENCHING TOOL

EXCELLENT US MODEL 1873 ORDNANCE ENTRENCHING TOOL

The “Ordnance Entrenching Tool,” or “Ordnance Infantry Entrenching Tool,” was intended to be a competitor with the trowel bayonet for adoption by the army, which was trying to adapt its… (169-806) Learn More »

$550.00
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CONFEDERATE PEWTER BLOCK-I INFANTRY BUTTON FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM

CONFEDERATE PEWTER BLOCK-I INFANTRY BUTTON FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM

This confederate enlisted man’s infantry button was formerly in the collection of the Lee’s Headquarters Museum and was likely a battlefield pickup from the fields of the first day’s fighting… (2024-371) Learn More »

LITHOGRAPH CDV OF THE FIGHT BETWEEN THE USS MONITOR AND THE CSS VIRGINIA

LITHOGRAPH CDV OF THE FIGHT BETWEEN THE USS MONITOR AND THE CSS VIRGINIA

Lithograph has the USS MONITOR in the foreground with the CSS VIRGINIA across from it. The VIRGINIA is mostly covered by battle smoke. In the distant background are the other ships of the Union fleet… (160-438) Learn More »

$40.00
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FULL STANDING VIEW OF A YOUNG MAN IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES, HOLDING A KEPI

FULL STANDING VIEW OF A YOUNG MAN IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES, HOLDING A KEPI

CDV is of an unknown young man posed in front of a painted backdrop of a tall window and balcony overlooking a garden. The subject rests one hand on an empty high-backed chair. He wears a dark… (160-318) Learn More »

FULL STANDING CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED OFFICER WITH DRESS HAT

FULL STANDING CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED OFFICER WITH DRESS HAT

The unknown subject stands between a curtain and a balustrade and is posed holding his 1858 dress hat in his hand. The hat is fully adorned with plume, hat cord and infantry bugle with regimental… (160-313) Learn More »

FULL STANDING CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED OFFICER CAVALRYMAN

FULL STANDING CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED OFFICER CAVALRYMAN

The unknown subject is posed by a by a column and slightly leaning on his drawn cavalry saber. He wears a dark forage cap, dark cavalry shell jacket and light trousers. At his waist is his sword belt… (160-277) Learn More »

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF US NAVY OFFICER CHARLES WILKES – FAMOUS FOR HIS PART IN THE TRENT AFFAIR

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF US NAVY OFFICER CHARLES WILKES – FAMOUS FOR HIS PART IN THE TRENT AFFAIR

CDV is of Wilkes posed leaning on a column wearing a high-collared double-breasted tailcoat with brush epaulettes and dark trousers. He also wears his sword belt with two-piece tongue and wreath plate… (160-491) Learn More »

SEATED VIEW OF 15TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY PRIVATE DIED AT HELENA, ARKANSAS – FAMILY NOTATION ON REVERSE

SEATED VIEW OF 15TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY PRIVATE DIED AT HELENA, ARKANSAS – FAMILY NOTATION ON REVERSE

CDV is attributed to be Marcellus Frank of the 39th Illinois Infantry and 15th Illinois Cavalry. He is posed seated by a table wearing a dark civilian suit with a large black bowtie and… (160-490) Learn More »

WAIST-UP VIEW OF CIVIL WAR US NAVY OFFICER GEORGE B. WHITE

WAIST-UP VIEW OF CIVIL WAR US NAVY OFFICER GEORGE B. WHITE

CDV is of White seated and posed a-la-Napoleon with one hand tucked in his coat. He wears a dark double-breasted frock coat with commander shoulder straps and cuff rank as well. Contrast and clarity… (160-485) Learn More »

INK SIGNED THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF US NAVY PAYMASTER JOSEPH FOSTER

INK SIGNED THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF US NAVY PAYMASTER JOSEPH FOSTER

Foster is posed with his hands resting on the hilt of his sword which is drawn and placed in front of him. He wears a dark double-breasted frock coat with shoulder straps with two stripes on each… (160-481) Learn More »

CDV CARD WITH THREE IDENTIFIED GEM TYPE PHOTOS ATTACHED

CDV CARD WITH THREE IDENTIFIED GEM TYPE PHOTOS ATTACHED

This unusual card has three bust view gem-types attached. Of the three names listed only one can be clearly read. Top left is of a bearded soldier in a dark frock coat. Under the photo in period… (160-478) Learn More »

LINCOLN STOVEPIPE HAT OF MACERATED U.S. CURRENCY BY O. DUKE

LINCOLN STOVEPIPE HAT OF MACERATED U.S. CURRENCY BY O. DUKE

Souvenirs made of macerated U.S. currency were popular among tourists of  Washington, D.C., from about 1875 into the 1920s. This is a top hat molded with the relatively straight sides of the… (1202-140) Learn More »

 LINCOLN OR UNCLE SAM TOP HAT OF MACERATED GREENBACKS- NAMED MAKER

LINCOLN OR UNCLE SAM TOP HAT OF MACERATED GREENBACKS- NAMED MAKER

This is a miniature top hat molded from macerated U.S. currency, a genre of tourist souvenir popular in Washington, D.C., from about 1875 into the 1920s. The hat has a bit of a flare to it, so it may… (1202-139) Learn More »

 VERY GOOD US MODEL 1880 HUNTING KNIFE

VERY GOOD US MODEL 1880 HUNTING KNIFE

This regulation knife has a blade with good edges and point, smooth metal, with just some thin age stains to the blade, handle, and guard, with a few tiny dings to the latter, and just a minor chip to… (169-630) Learn More »

$575.00
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EXQUISITELY BEAUTIFUL LARGE 1862 DATED PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN UNION LIEUTENANT COLONEL

EXQUISITELY BEAUTIFUL LARGE 1862 DATED PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN UNION LIEUTENANT COLONEL

This fantastic painting is oil on canvas and meas. approx. 35.00 x 39.00 inches framed. The subject is an unknown Union lieutenant colonel from the Philadelphia area. He wears a dark blue… (L15593) Learn More »

$2,500.00
Originally $5,000.00

US 1885 PATTERN ARTILLERY COAT

US 1885 PATTERN ARTILLERY COAT

This is a very strong example of the U.S. regulation Indian War period artillery coat. From 1866 to 1898 there were only five regiments of artillery, most of whose companies served in defensive… (2024-187) Learn More »

NEAR EXCELLENT AMES 1852 US NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD

NEAR EXCELLENT AMES 1852 US NAVY OFFICER’S SWORD AND SCABBARD

This is a great example of the Civil War US Model 1852 officer’s sword made by Ames. (The pattern continued in use, but after the Civil War used a scaled down blade, hilt and mounts.) The gilt brass… (881-23) Learn More »

IRON-MOUNTED BOWIE

IRON-MOUNTED BOWIE

This Bowie knife is likely an early-war Confederate piece made by one of the many local smiths supplying arms to volunteers, but has a great frontier look as well. It is simply made, but has some… (2024-330) Learn More »

REPRODUCTION AFRIKA CORPS BOOTS

REPRODUCTION AFRIKA CORPS BOOTS

A very well made pair of reproduction Afrika Korps boots – the high, M1940 Tropenstiefel-  “Tropical Boots”- in very clean, very lightly used, very good condition. Made with olive green canvas… (1235-294) Learn More »

SCARCE MCELROY AND HUNT CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

SCARCE MCELROY AND HUNT CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

McElroy and Hunt were the only Confederate firm to mark their belt buckles and this some of the better markings we have seen. These were sand cast, and between occasional file or  finish work,… (1083-10) Learn More »

$2,975.00
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SHARPS AND HANKINS NAVY CARBINE

SHARPS AND HANKINS NAVY CARBINE

This is a good example of the single-shot, breech-loading .52 Caliber rimfire Sharps and Hankins Navy Carbine, also known as the Second Model or Model 1862, complete, all original, and showing some… (1224-01) Learn More »

HOW TO ORDER ITEMS FROM THE HORSE SOLDIER

HOW TO ORDER ITEMS FROM THE HORSE SOLDIER

As we do not have an online shopping cart on the web site, we offer the option of utilizing the email/inquiry links available on each individual item's page; you may also email us directly at… Learn More »

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD WITH CS AND STAR

CONFEDERATE ARTILLERY SHORT SWORD WITH CS AND STAR

Confederate swords don’t get much more recognizably Confederate than this- probably the reason it has been widely reproduced. This is a very good, original example, showing remnants of an old… (2024-272) Learn More »

$3,250.00
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G.A.R. HAT OF MACERATED U.S. CURRENCY

G.A.R. HAT OF MACERATED U.S. CURRENCY

This is a miniature G.A.R. uniform dress hat made in a two-part mold from macerated U.S. currency, a genre of tourist souvenir popular in Washington, D.C., from about 1875 into the 1920s. The hat… (1202-141) Learn More »

U.C.V. HAT OF MACERATED U.S. CURRENCY

U.C.V. HAT OF MACERATED U.S. CURRENCY

This miniature brimmed hat was made in a two-part mold from macerated U.S. currency, a genre of tourist souvenir popular in Washington, D.C., from about 1875 into the 1920s. The hat still shows some… (1202-142) Learn More »

BURNT WOOD HANDLE FROM FORT PEMBINA

BURNT WOOD HANDLE FROM FORT PEMBINA

Excavations at Fort Pembina yielded a wide variety of items reflecting daily life at a small, remote army post in the Indian Wars. We don’t quite know what to make of this- quite obviously a wood… (1052-634) Learn More »

IRON POT OR KETTLE LID FROM FORT PEMBINA

IRON POT OR KETTLE LID FROM FORT PEMBINA

Excavations at Fort Pembina yielded a number of kitchen items- some likely from the company kitchen and others from officers’ quarters. These are perhaps not very exciting finds, but they reflect… (1052-640) Learn More »

HORN FROM FORT PEMBINA - A POWDER HORN TO BE?

HORN FROM FORT PEMBINA - A POWDER HORN TO BE?

The wet soil conditions of the dig at Fort Pembina have produced all sorts of things discarded by the garrison that would normally perish, casting some light on the daily life of the garrison. These… (1052-644) Learn More »

$45.00
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CLOTH FROM FORT PEMBINA, POSSIBLY FROM AN ISSUE SHIRT

CLOTH FROM FORT PEMBINA, POSSIBLY FROM AN ISSUE SHIRT

This piece of white cloth was discarded by a soldier at Fort Pembina, ND, sometime between 1870 and 1895. It has some fairly straight cuts or tears indicating it was salvaged for some purpose before… (1052-646) Learn More »

LINCOLN PROFILE BUST OF MACERATED GREENBACKS

LINCOLN PROFILE BUST OF MACERATED GREENBACKS

Souvenirs molded from macerated U.S. currency were popular tourist souvenirs in Washington, D.C., from about 1875 into the 1920s. This is a profile bust portrait of Lincoln still showing bits of paper… (1202-137) Learn More »

MACERATED GREENBACKS BUST OF U.S. GRANT

MACERATED GREENBACKS BUST OF U.S. GRANT

Souvenirs molded from macerated U.S. currency were popular tourist souvenirs in Washington, D.C., from about 1875 into the 1920s. This is a small portrait bust of President Grant still showing some… (1202-136) Learn More »

US NAVY HOLSTER FOR 1895 DOUBLE ACTION COLT

US NAVY HOLSTER FOR 1895 DOUBLE ACTION COLT

This holster pattern was adopted by the Navy in 1889 for the new .38 Caliber double-action revolvers ordered that year, most of which were returned to Colt for alteration to the Model 1895 cylinder… (431-72) Learn More »

NICE INK ID WAIST-UP VIEW OF 184TH NEW YORK AND 109TH USCT SURGEON

NICE INK ID WAIST-UP VIEW OF 184TH NEW YORK AND 109TH USCT SURGEON

CDV is a waist-up view of Theodore Y. Kinne wearing a dark frock coat with 1st lieutenant of staff should straps bearing the letters “MS” for medical service. Jacket also has three-piece staff… (160-475) Learn More »

INK ID FULL STANDING VIEW OF 118TH NEW YORK SERGEANT

INK ID FULL STANDING VIEW OF 118TH NEW YORK SERGEANT

CDV is of Orlando J. Brown posed with a cane or walking stick standing by a table in front of a painted backdrop of a pastoral scene. He wears a dark forage cap, dark frock coat with sergeant’s… (160-473) Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF 22ND NEW YORK SURGEON

BUST VIEW OF 22ND NEW YORK SURGEON

Straight-on bust view of Austin W. Holden in a dark frock coat and vest. He wears shoulder straps with “MS” at center. On one of the straps, you can just make out the edge of the letter… (160-471) Learn More »

INK SIGNED BUST VIEW OF 77TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER WEARING A CHRISTIAN CROSS ON HIS LEFT CHEST

INK SIGNED BUST VIEW OF 77TH PENNSYLVANIA OFFICER WEARING A CHRISTIAN CROSS ON HIS LEFT CHEST

Image is a CDV in partial right profile of George Washington Skinner of the 77th Pennsylvania Infantry. He wears a dark frock coat with lieutenant shoulder straps. On his left chest is a Christian… (160-470) Learn More »

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF HENRY T. SISSON SERVED IN THREE RHODE ISLAND REGIMENTS AND WAS LATER LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF THE STATE

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF HENRY T. SISSON SERVED IN THREE RHODE ISLAND REGIMENTS AND WAS LATER LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF THE STATE

Image shows Sisson standing in a slight right profile with his Model 1850 sword with sword knot in front of him. He wears a dark double-breasted frock coat majors shoulder straps and matching dark… (160-468) Learn More »

VERY NICE THREE-QUARTER SEATED VIEW OF MAJOR GENERAL HORATIO WRIGHT OF THE 6TH CORPS

VERY NICE THREE-QUARTER SEATED VIEW OF MAJOR GENERAL HORATIO WRIGHT OF THE 6TH CORPS

CDV is of Wright seated in a fringed black chair. He wears a dark double-breasted frock coat with black felt collar and cuffs with major general’s shoulder straps and matching dark trousers.… (160-467) Learn More »


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VERY SCARCE EARLY CIVIL WAR NEW YORK RECRUITING AND RENDEZVOUS BANNER FOR A COMPANY OF THE “NATIONAL GUARD ZOUAVES” CA. APRIL 1861

This colorful call for volunteers reads “HEAD-QUARTERS – OF – CAPT. GOTT’S / COMPANY / National Guard / ZOUAVES.” The lettering is done in black with red highlights and the last line. “ZOUAVES” is emphatically shadowed in pale green.… (1052-171). Learn More »

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