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GETTYSBURG PITCHER SOLDIER’S NATIONAL CEMETERY

GETTYSBURG PITCHER SOLDIER’S NATIONAL CEMETERY

Pitcher displays Soldier’s National Monument that is nestled on the location reported to be near where Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address in the Gettysburg National Cemetery.  The image on the… (635-535) Learn More »

PEACE LIGHT MEMORIAL PITCHER

PEACE LIGHT MEMORIAL PITCHER

Dedicated by President Franklin Roosevelt on July 3, 1938, 75 years after the battle, the Eternal Peace Light was erected as a national sign of unity.  Its dedication saw 250,000 attendees, with… (635-523) Learn More »

1902 NATIONAL GUARD OF PENNSYLVANIA SOUVENIR CUP

1902 NATIONAL GUARD OF PENNSYLVANIA SOUVENIR CUP

This item is a commemorative cup for those Pennsylvania guardsmen who participated in a great camp out in 1902 at the Gettysburg Battlefield site.  The National Guard of Pennsylvania was founded in… (635-541) Learn More »

HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, JUNE 18, 1864 - STARVED UNION PRISONERS

HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, JUNE 18, 1864 - STARVED UNION PRISONERS

Vol VIII—No.390. 16 pp. [385-400], four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features two graphic sketches—“REBEL CRUELTY—OUR STARVED SOLDIERS—From… (954-76) Learn More »

HARPER’S WEEKLY—JULY 22, 1865. [GETTYSBURG MONUMENT CONTENT—LINCOLN CONPIRATORS EXECUTION].

HARPER’S WEEKLY—JULY 22, 1865. [GETTYSBURG MONUMENT CONTENT—LINCOLN CONPIRATORS EXECUTION].

Vol. IX—No. 447. 16 pp. [449-464],  four columns, numerous illustrations, cartoons. Front features full page illustration of “A British Midshipman Restoring the American Eagle In Front of the… (954-81) Learn More »

$25.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY—DECEMBER 19, 1863

HARPER’S WEEKLY—DECEMBER 19, 1863

Vol. VII—No. 364. 16 pp. [800-816], 4 columns, with numerous illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features double illustration of two  Rams—“The Laird Rams ‘El Monassir’ and ‘El… (954-75) Learn More »

HARPER’S WEEKLY—FEBRUARY 7, 1863

HARPER’S WEEKLY—FEBRUARY 7, 1863

Vol. VII—No. 319.  16 pp. [81-96], four columns, numerous illustrations and cartoons. Front page features bust illustrations of Rear-Admiral David D. Porter (commanding Mississippi Flotilla) and… (954-74) Learn More »

$35.00
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“THE TRENT AFFAIR” - SHARP WATER COLOR PAINTING OF THE CAPTURE OF CONFEDERATE AGENTS MASON & SLIDELL, BY CAPT WILKS OF THE USS SAN JACINTO

“THE TRENT AFFAIR” - SHARP WATER COLOR PAINTING OF THE CAPTURE OF CONFEDERATE AGENTS MASON & SLIDELL, BY CAPT WILKS OF THE USS SAN JACINTO

By artist W.J. Rennie. In antique brown wooden frame, 16.25” 14.5, w/wood reverse back and wire hang loops on each side, w/ “Tru View conversation glass.” Painting measures 12” x 9, w/faded… (846-420) Learn More »

FORAGE CAP, FROCK COAT, AND HANDKERCHIEF OF SETH F. PLUMB 8th CT, KIA CHAFFIN’S BLUFF (FORT HARRISON)

FORAGE CAP, FROCK COAT, AND HANDKERCHIEF OF SETH F. PLUMB 8th CT, KIA CHAFFIN’S BLUFF (FORT HARRISON)

This uniform grouping was worn by a soldier who enlisted in the 8th Connecticut at its organization, was present in almost all its engagements, and was killed in its last combat action of the war, at… (1179-159) Learn More »

BATTLE DRESS BRITISH ARTILLERY SABERTACHE

BATTLE DRESS BRITISH ARTILLERY SABERTACHE

A scarce example of a regulation battle dress sabretache. A large flat dispatch pouch worn by mounted officers along with their saber.  This example dates 1856 to 1875 and is constructed of treated… (88-150) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR PERIOD TRAVELING CHESS SET

CIVIL WAR PERIOD TRAVELING CHESS SET

The wooden board meas. approx. 6.50 x 6.75 x 0.50 when open. The board is made of inlaid alternating squares of light and dark wood, each with a hole at center for accepting the chess piece. The board… (846-387) Learn More »

$475.00
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SCARCE C.B. HOARD, WATERTOWN, NY, M1861 CONTRACT RIFLE MUSKET

SCARCE C.B. HOARD, WATERTOWN, NY, M1861 CONTRACT RIFLE MUSKET

Model 1861 contract rifle muskets made by Charles B. Hoard of Watertown, NY, are relatively hard to come by. A manufacturer of steam engines before and after the war, he got involved in the arms… (490-2954) Learn More »

VIVID EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG – LT. HENRY J. WALTZ, 93RD PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

VIVID EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG – LT. HENRY J. WALTZ, 93RD PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

An eyewitness account of the Battle of Gettysburg written by Lt. Henry J. Waltz, Quartermaster, Co. I, 93rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. The ledger measures 12” x 7 ½”; covers are rough, some… (1194-04) Learn More »

SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1858 CADET RIFLE MUSKET, TYPE-2 WITH SCARCE 1859 DATE

SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1858 CADET RIFLE MUSKET, TYPE-2 WITH SCARCE 1859 DATE

The US Model 1858 Cadet Rifle Musket is part of the 1855 series of arms and is a slightly downsized version of the issue M1855 Rifle Musket. By August 1857 the US government had no more of the… (490-2961) Learn More »

EXCELLENT CONDITION COLT “SPECIAL MODEL 1861” MUSKET, DATED 1862

EXCELLENT CONDITION COLT “SPECIAL MODEL 1861” MUSKET, DATED 1862

This original Civil War shoulder arm is a Colt “Special Model 1861” contract rifle musket made from 1861 to 1865 by the Colt Manufacturing Co. of Hartford, Connecticut. Though no serial numbers… (490-3781) Learn More »

VICTORIAN HIGHLAND REGALIA

VICTORIAN HIGHLAND REGALIA

The 2 paramilitary Highland Clan items offered here all date to the last quarter of the 19th century. The items are a sporran and a wedge cap. "The sporran a traditional part of male Scottish Highland… (88-152) Learn More »

1882 DOCUMENT SIGNED BY NORTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR THOMAS J. JARVIS WHO WAS A CONFEDERATE VETERAN THAT WAS CAPTURED & LATER WOUNDED

1882 DOCUMENT SIGNED BY NORTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR THOMAS J. JARVIS WHO WAS A CONFEDERATE VETERAN THAT WAS CAPTURED & LATER WOUNDED

Vellum document meas. approx. 9.50 x 15.75 inches. Document header reads “STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA” in an arc above the North Carolina State seal. Document is pre-printed and filled in with period… (772-38) Learn More »

EARLY MAKER MARKED FASCINE KNIFE

EARLY MAKER MARKED FASCINE KNIFE

Item has a heavy iron head with a nice conditioned antler grip. The blade meas. approx. 7.00 inches long x 2.75 inches at its widest. Handle is 6.50 inches long and is held to the tang by 3 iron… (798-61) Learn More »

FANTASTIC BADGE OF THE 14TH ARMY CORPS, ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND TABLEAU IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE HENRY ELVER, 9TH OHIO INFANTRY – WOUNDED AT CHICKAMAUGA

FANTASTIC BADGE OF THE 14TH ARMY CORPS, ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND TABLEAU IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE HENRY ELVER, 9TH OHIO INFANTRY – WOUNDED AT CHICKAMAUGA

This piece was sold by Heritage Auctions in 2017. Their description continues to be accurate regarding content and condition. It follows below: The votive-style tableau includes Elver's 14th Corp… (159-162) Learn More »

$4,500.00
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THE HORSE SOLDIER IS SADDENED TO ANNOUNCE THE PASSING OF PAT SMALL

THE HORSE SOLDIER IS SADDENED TO ANNOUNCE THE PASSING OF PAT SMALL

Patricia Small (nee Gleim), 91, a lifelong resident of Gettysburg, Pa., passed peacefully in her sleep on November 20, 2022. Born on March 1, 1931, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Hilda… Learn More »

U.S. MILITARY TELEGRAPH - GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN

U.S. MILITARY TELEGRAPH - GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN

Dated “7 pm: By Telegraph from Frederick [MD], July 7, 1863.”  Addressed to: “Maj. R. Williams.” Letterhead: “United States Military Telegraph.” One page, in ink 5” x 8.375. Exhibits… (2022-2178) Learn More »

LINCOLN ASSASSINATION - PETERSON HOUSE WALLPAPER SECTION

LINCOLN ASSASSINATION - PETERSON HOUSE WALLPAPER SECTION

Faded red in color, measures .5” x .75. Matches color of wall paper pattern depicted in illustrations provided of Lincoln’s death bed scene. Includes copy of announcement: “Wall Paper Section /… (2022-2159) Learn More »

FAYETTEVILLE SABER BAYONET

FAYETTEVILLE SABER BAYONET

After the Harpers Ferry Armory was seized by Virginia forces in 1861, the machinery for making rifle muskets went to Richmond and that for the 1855 rifle went to Fayetteville, where it finally began… (1182-02) Learn More »

FRAMED PHOTO OF LICENSED BATTLEFIELD GUIDE AT DEVIL’S DEN BY MUMPER PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO

FRAMED PHOTO OF LICENSED BATTLEFIELD GUIDE AT DEVIL’S DEN BY MUMPER PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO

From guiding’s official incarnation in October of 1916 to present day, touring the Gettysburg Battlefield via the guidance of an official member of the Licensed Battlefield Association is a staple… (635-510) Learn More »

$150.00
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FRAMED PHOTO OF TOURISTS ON LITTLE ROUND TOP

FRAMED PHOTO OF TOURISTS ON LITTLE ROUND TOP

Visits to Gettysburg began as early as the days directly following the battle and became increasingly popular in the proceeding years.  Pictured here is an unidentified group of men visiting Little… (635-505) Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN 1937 TINNIE

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN 1937 TINNIE

"Tinnie" is the common term for a commemorative medal made from a non-precious metal such as zinc or tin (or even plastic) and with provisions for being attached to a garment and displayed while worn.… (2022-245) Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN EARLY NAZI 1930 TINNIE

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN EARLY NAZI 1930 TINNIE

"Tinnie" is the common term for a commemorative medal made from a non-precious metal such as zinc or tin (or even plastic) and with provisions for being attached to a garment and displayed while worn.… (2022-248) Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN 1935 PARTY REUNION TINNIE

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN 1935 PARTY REUNION TINNIE

"Tinnie" is the common term for a commemorative medal made from a non-precious metal such as zinc or tin (or even plastic) and with provisions for being attached to a garment and displayed while worn.… (2022-246) Learn More »

THREE VOLUME STUDY TITLED “THE UNION CAVALRY IN THE CIVIL WAR”

THREE VOLUME STUDY TITLED “THE UNION CAVALRY IN THE CIVIL WAR”

This three-volume work was authored by Stephen Z. Starr and published LSU Press in 1976. All are hardcover with dustjackets that are in excellent condition with only minor wear if any. Each book meas.… (1180-139) Learn More »

DROPPED .58 CALIBER CONFEDERATE GARDNER BULLETS RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

DROPPED .58 CALIBER CONFEDERATE GARDNER BULLETS RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

These are .58 caliber, two-groove, Gardner patent bullets. This is the regulation bullet for the .58 rifle muskets used by the Confederacy during the Civil War. The bullets feature a good white patina… (1163-85) Learn More »

EARLY RELIC FIRE STRIKERS (A.K.A. STRIKE-A-LIGHTS)

EARLY RELIC FIRE STRIKERS (A.K.A. STRIKE-A-LIGHTS)

Offered here are a variety of steel fire strikers; the “steel” part of “flint and steel.” A fire striker is a piece of carbon steel from which sparks are struck by the sharp edge… (160-93) Learn More »

VICTORIAN CANADIAN ENGINEERS UNIFORM Ca. 1885

VICTORIAN CANADIAN ENGINEERS UNIFORM Ca. 1885

Very rarely see Pattern 1878 Home Service helmet and uniform coat to an NCO of the Canadian engineers. The dark blue helmet has a cork interior and bears the large badge of the Royal Engineers. Very… (88-146) Learn More »

$795.00
Originally $1,195.00
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VICTORIAN ROYAL ARTILLERY OFFICER'S GROUPING

VICTORIAN ROYAL ARTILLERY OFFICER'S GROUPING

Extraordinary Zulu War decade collection of uniforms & documents belonging to Captain/ Major Mutter Royal Artillery. The grouping includes his minty full-dress blue-black heavily gold bullion… (88-145) Learn More »

$1,995.00
Originally $2,995.00
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CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE

Carte de visite photograph of Lee. Bust view in uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with three-star insignia visible on the collar. Image is clear and very sharp. Mount remains in very good… (1139-257) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JAMES E.B. STUART

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JAMES E.B. STUART

Carte de visite photograph of Stuart in uniform. Oval seated studio view wearing vest, double-breasted frock and knee-high boots. He holds his saber and hat in his lap. Image is clear with very good… (1139-229) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL THOMAS J. JACKSON

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL THOMAS J. JACKSON

Carte de visite photograph of Jackson in uniform. Bust view wearing double-breasted frock with collar insignia visible. Image is clear with very good contrast. No photographer's backmark. Thomas… (1139-255) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL GEORGE E. PICKETT

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL GEORGE E. PICKETT

Carte de visite photograph of Pickett in uniform. Chest up view wearing double-breasted frock with collar insignia visible. Buttons and collar insignia are gilted. Image is clear with very good… (1139-235) Learn More »

POCKET MIRROR IDENTIFIED TO 34TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

POCKET MIRROR IDENTIFIED TO 34TH MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIER

Rectangular tin backed mirror that meas. approx. 3.25 x 4.00 inches with a folding wire stand on the reverse. Tin frame and stand are good. Mirror has darkened reducing its reflective… (846-386) Learn More »

DEVIL’S DEN CREAMER

DEVIL’S DEN CREAMER

Creamer sized pitcher features a transferware pattern of Devil’s Den on bone china. The Bottom of the decal reads “DEVIL’S DEN GETTYSBURG/1863.”  The top of the pitchers is a light/sky blue,… (635-542) Learn More »

$35.00
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GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR VASE WITH FLOWERS

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR VASE WITH FLOWERS

The vase measures approximately 5 ¾” tall and 2” in diameter. Etched into the red transferware shield is, “SOUVENIR OF/ GETTYSBURG, 1863” with two transfer pattern roses on the bottom.  The… (635-515) Learn More »

G.A.R. SOUVENIR CANTEEN - “THE REBEL FLAGS WILL NEVER BE RETURNED"

G.A.R. SOUVENIR CANTEEN - “THE REBEL FLAGS WILL NEVER BE RETURNED"

Small souvenir canteen is made of tin. It shows a cork stopper with chain and sling keepers with original cord. Both sides are covered in canvas. Front side features tan colored canvas with the words,… (846-385) Learn More »

TROEMNER APOTHECARY BALANCE SCALE WITH SET OF WEIGHTS

TROEMNER APOTHECARY BALANCE SCALE WITH SET OF WEIGHTS

Civil War era Analytical Scale made by Henry Troemner of Philadelphia PA.  This rare instrument is in perfect working order, and is marked, “HENRY TROEMNER / NO 12/ PHILADELPHIA” of the face of… (236-126) Learn More »

$175.00
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SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDER TROUSERS

SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDER TROUSERS

At the Battle of New Orleans the Sutherland Highlanders aka the 93rd did not wear kilts as seen in the movies!! Rather they wore plaid trousers. "In 1637 it was reported that “In the sharp winter… (88-149) Learn More »

$95.00
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RARE VICTORIAN RIFLES PATROL JACKET

RARE VICTORIAN RIFLES PATROL JACKET

This rare British military "undress" form of jacket known as a "Patrol Frock" date in origin to the 1870s. It is black in color with ornate green-black trim and "frogging". There are some very minor… (88-151) Learn More »

$95.00
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CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S HAT CORD

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S HAT CORD

Wonderful original example of a Civil War officer’s hat cord for the slouch hat.  This example is constructed of gold bullion woven with black and features netted adjuster slide and acorns. In very… (1156-52) Learn More »

CAVALRY HAT CORD

CAVALRY HAT CORD

Woven wool enlisted hat cord with 2-inch tassels. Originally meant for the Hardee/Jeff Davis hat, but was worn with just about any slouch hat, Union or Confederate. Yellow for Cavalry service. Clean… (766-1852) Learn More »

INDIAN WAR OFFICER’S HAT CORD

INDIAN WAR OFFICER’S HAT CORD

A used, original example of an Indian War officer’s hat cord for the slouch hat.  This example is constructed of gold bullion woven with black. Cord does not have the adjuster slide; knotted… (1156-53) Learn More »

$75.00
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ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT HAT CORD

ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT HAT CORD

Woven wool enlisted hat cord with 2-inch tassels. Originally meant for the Hardee/Jeff Davis hat, but was worn with just about any slouch hat, Union or Confederate. Maroon for Ordnance service. Clean… (1156-54) Learn More »

$95.00
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REGULATION US CAVALRY SHELL JACKET

REGULATION US CAVALRY SHELL JACKET

This pattern of jacket for mounted troops, cavalry and light artillery, was introduced in 1855 and was the regulation uniform jacket for those branches of service in the Civil War. Few jackets are… (846-393) Learn More »

CDV OF JOHN C. CALHOUN

CDV OF JOHN C. CALHOUN

This is a second generation image; a photo of an older existing, matted photo. Calhoun is shown in an oval photograph; a bust view. Image is clear with good contrast. Clean mount. Photographer's… (1139-420) Learn More »

CDV OF CHARLES F. HENNINGSEN, 59th VIRGINIA INFANTRY

CDV OF CHARLES F. HENNINGSEN, 59th VIRGINIA INFANTRY

This CDV photograph is a three-quarter standing view of Henningsen wearing a dark, civilian frock coat. Image is clear with good contrast; dark background. A single dark stain on the image that barely… (1138-943) Learn More »

WARTIME CDV OF WILLIAM D. SIMPSON 14TH SOUTH CAROLINA LIEUTENANT COLONEL, CONFEDERATE CONGRESSMAN AND SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR

WARTIME CDV OF WILLIAM D. SIMPSON 14TH SOUTH CAROLINA LIEUTENANT COLONEL, CONFEDERATE CONGRESSMAN AND SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR

Waist-up view of Simpson in a light-colored double-breasted frockcoat with the three horizontal bars of a captain’s rank clearly visible on his collar. Under the image in a fine period pencil is… (1139-404) Learn More »

CDV OF SOUTH CAROLINA STAFF OFFICER CAPTAIN ROBERT M. SIMS – CARRIED SURRENDER FLAG AT APPOMATTOX – IMAGE BY REES

CDV OF SOUTH CAROLINA STAFF OFFICER CAPTAIN ROBERT M. SIMS – CARRIED SURRENDER FLAG AT APPOMATTOX – IMAGE BY REES

Wartime view of Sims posed leaning rakishly against a column. He wears a light-colored double-breasted frockcoat with matching trousers and holds a slouch hat with “SC” within a wreath attached to… (1138-860) Learn More »

$500.00
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WONDERFUL OUTDOOR CDV OF OFFICERS AND A SERGEANT IN LIGHT COLORED UNIFORMS SEATED AT A TABLE - CONFEDERATE OR UNION MILITIA?

WONDERFUL OUTDOOR CDV OF OFFICERS AND A SERGEANT IN LIGHT COLORED UNIFORMS SEATED AT A TABLE - CONFEDERATE OR UNION MILITIA?

This extraordinary image shows three individuals seated at a table placed outdoors, under some trees, by a house. The individual at left is an officer sitting cross-legged in a chair holding a book in… (1138-610) Learn More »

CDV OF AN UNIDENTIFIED BLOCKADE RUNNER

CDV OF AN UNIDENTIFIED BLOCKADE RUNNER

Photo is a waist-up view of a civilian gentleman in a heavy dark coat. Bottom of the mount has a period ink ID that reads “UNIDENTIFIED BLOCKADE RUNNER.” Contrast and clarity are good. Paper is… (1138-1384) Learn More »

THREE-QUARTER SEATED VIEW OF CONFEDERATE NAVY PAYMASTER

THREE-QUARTER SEATED VIEW OF CONFEDERATE NAVY PAYMASTER

CDV is of William E. Deacon sated at a cloth covered table on which rests his stovepipe hat. He wears a dark civilian jacket with light vest and trousers. Contrast and clarity are good. Mount and… (1138-1376) Learn More »

SEATED VIEW OF CONFEDERATE COMMANDER MATTHEW FONTAINE MAURY

SEATED VIEW OF CONFEDERATE COMMANDER MATTHEW FONTAINE MAURY

CDV is a full-seated view of Maury in a dark civilian suit posed in a partial right profile. Clarity is good. Contrast is a bit grainy. Paper has very light surface dirt. Lower mount corners are… (1138-1401B) Learn More »

MASS. ARMS CO. WESSON & LEVETT BELT REVOLVER, IDENTIFIED TO 12TH MASS. SOLDIER WOUNDED AT ANTIETAM & FREDERICKSBURG, CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG, DIED IN PRISON

MASS. ARMS CO. WESSON & LEVETT BELT REVOLVER, IDENTIFIED TO 12TH MASS. SOLDIER WOUNDED AT ANTIETAM & FREDERICKSBURG, CAPTURED AT GETTYSBURG, DIED IN PRISON

Offered here is a novel hand gun produced by the Massachusetts Arms Company in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts. This company was forced to redesign their revolvers after losing a patent infringement… (1179-107) Learn More »

$6,000.00
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LEATHER CAVALRY CARBINE SLING & SNAP HOOK

LEATHER CAVALRY CARBINE SLING & SNAP HOOK

This is a Cavalry shoulder sling designed for use with weapons fitted with sling rings (musketoon, rifled carbine, and all patented breech-loading carbines). The sling was to be worn over the left… (160-80) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CLOTHING ACCOUNT BOOK FOR THE COLUMBUS LIGHT ARTILLERY: CAPT. CROFT’S FLYING ARTILLERY BATTERY

CONFEDERATE CLOTHING ACCOUNT BOOK FOR THE COLUMBUS LIGHT ARTILLERY: CAPT. CROFT’S FLYING ARTILLERY BATTERY

This is a very scarce Confederate clothing account book and one for an interesting unit: the Columbus Light Artillery, also known as Capt. Croft’s and then Capt. Young’s light artillery, which saw… (490-3670) Learn More »

$1,500.00
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CONFEDERATE CAVALRY CARBINE CARTRIDGE BOX

CONFEDERATE CAVALRY CARBINE CARTRIDGE BOX

This cartridge box measures about 7 by 4.5 by 1.25 inches, has a one-piece tin magazine inside, made without tray or dividers, and has a round, lead finial on the bottom. The measurements and… (490-2797) Learn More »

$1,950.00
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IMPORT MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD NAMED TO 12TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY OFFICER

IMPORT MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD NAMED TO 12TH ILLINOIS CAVALRY OFFICER

Well used but complete Model 1840 cavalry saber stamped at top of the knuckle bow with “LIEUT. C. RODEN.” Charles Ernst Von Roden was born in the Hanover region of Lower Saxony in Germany in April… (22-23) Learn More »

$2,250.00
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ORIGINAL & NICELY REBOUND COPY OF MAJOR GENERAL HENRY W. SLOCUM MEMORIAL VOLUME

ORIGINAL & NICELY REBOUND COPY OF MAJOR GENERAL HENRY W. SLOCUM MEMORIAL VOLUME

The full title is “IN MEMORIAM SLOCUM AND THE TWELFTH AND TWENTIETH CORPS” published by the State of New York under the supervision of the New York Monuments Commission in 1904. Volume is a nicely… (1180-90) Learn More »

ORIGINAL COPY OF “MAJOR GENERAL JAMES S. WADSWORTH AT GETTYSBURG”

ORIGINAL COPY OF “MAJOR GENERAL JAMES S. WADSWORTH AT GETTYSBURG”

The full title is “MAJOR GENERAL JAMES S. WADSWORTH AT GETTYSBURG AND OTHER FIELDS” published by the State of New York under the supervision of the New York Monuments Commission in 1916. Volume is… (1180-142) Learn More »

POST-CIVIL WAR 1859 CONTRACT USMC MUSICIAN'S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

POST-CIVIL WAR 1859 CONTRACT USMC MUSICIAN'S SWORD BY HORSTMANN

This sword is patterned after the Ames manufactured 1859 Marine musician's sword but this post-war specimen was made by Horstmann of Philadelphia. The Marine version of the musician sword had a half… (1179-042) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 23rd VA CAVALRY ID’D CAPTURED U.S. PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

CONFEDERATE 23rd VA CAVALRY ID’D CAPTURED U.S. PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOX

This regulation early to mid-war pattern U.S. issue cavalry pistol cartridge box bears the Union trooper’s company letter and rack number, and the initials, company letter and regimental designation… (2022-1064) Learn More »

$2,250.00
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MEXICAN WAR COLORED LITHOGRAPH - “MONTEREY, FROM INDEPENDENCE HILL, IN THE REAR OF BISHOP’S PALACE.”

MEXICAN WAR COLORED LITHOGRAPH - “MONTEREY, FROM INDEPENDENCE HILL, IN THE REAR OF BISHOP’S PALACE.”

By D.F. Whiting. Published by G. & W. Endicott, New York, 1847. Framed in black painted wood, 20.5” 17.5, w/wood backing and hang-wire. Lithograph depicts Gen. Winfield Scott’s position at… (1032-160) Learn More »

FRAMED CURRIER & IVES PRINT - “THE GRAVE OF STONEWALL JACKSON. / LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA.”

FRAMED CURRIER & IVES PRINT - “THE GRAVE OF STONEWALL JACKSON. / LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA.”

Published by Currier & Ives, New York, 1870. Framed in brown rustic wooden frame, w/crenellated sides, and gilt interior trim, 20.5” x 16.5, w/white card backing and hang-wire. Interior black… (1032-159) Learn More »

$375.00
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US WORLD WAR TWO PILOT’S NAVIGATION LEATHER CASE WITH B-17G MANUAL & OTHER ACCESSORIES

US WORLD WAR TWO PILOT’S NAVIGATION LEATHER CASE WITH B-17G MANUAL & OTHER ACCESSORIES

Brown leather case measuring 17.00 x 11.50 inches with a zippered edge. The zipper works properly and the zipper pull is marked “CONMAR” which is proper for the period. The face of the kit is… (772-08) Learn More »

MINT “BLACK WIDOW” LUGER RIG

MINT “BLACK WIDOW” LUGER RIG

Exceptional Like-New example of the highly sought-after “Black Widow” Luger used by the Germans in World War II.  Principal markings include: “9847y” (serial number); “byf”… (881-20) Learn More »

IDENTIFIED 12th NEW YORK STATE MILITIA UNIFORM: THREE MONTHS SERVICE APRIL TO AUGUST 1861: SKIRMISHES AT MARTINSBURG AND BUNKER’S HILL

IDENTIFIED 12th NEW YORK STATE MILITIA UNIFORM: THREE MONTHS SERVICE APRIL TO AUGUST 1861: SKIRMISHES AT MARTINSBURG AND BUNKER’S HILL

This is a scarce chasseur uniform consisting of cap, jacket, and trousers worn by Mark A. Campbell, Co. G, 12th NY State Militia during his three-month service from April to August 1861. The cap bears… (1179-244) Learn More »

REGULATION CIVIL WAR ISSUE EAGLE DRUM BY CONTRACTOR ALEXANDER ROGERS

REGULATION CIVIL WAR ISSUE EAGLE DRUM BY CONTRACTOR ALEXANDER ROGERS

A very good looking regulation Civil War painted eagle drum, full height, measuring about 15 ½ inches tall and 16 ¾ inches in diameter, including the rims, with bright colors, little paint loss and… (846-380) Learn More »

$6,250.00
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HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT SILVER MOUNTED SOUTH CAROLINA PRESENTATION CANE

HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT SILVER MOUNTED SOUTH CAROLINA PRESENTATION CANE

Offered here is perhaps one of the most significant and historic relics we have had the pleasure to handle. It is not only of great importance to South Carolina history but to US history in general… (715-35) Learn More »

FRAMED TIPTON ALBUMEN OF A GROUP OF GETTYSBURG PIPE LAYERS

FRAMED TIPTON ALBUMEN OF A GROUP OF GETTYSBURG PIPE LAYERS

This is a delightful trade albumen showing a group of pipe layers on the Gettysburg battlefield. Taken by famed Gettysburg photographer William H. Tipton the photo shows a group of 20 pipe layers… (2022-2269) Learn More »

FRAMED MEMORIAL - PRIVATE CLARK M. LOOMIS, 6th CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

FRAMED MEMORIAL - PRIVATE CLARK M. LOOMIS, 6th CONNECTICUT INFANTRY

Post-war period piece, framed in brown wood w/interior gilt trim, 20.75” x 26.75, w/wood backing. Colored card shield memorial, blue & red, topped w/flag & American eagle. Frame does not… (2022-686) Learn More »

1931 DES MOINES G.A.R. PLAQUE

1931 DES MOINES G.A.R. PLAQUE

Plaque is made of plaster with a light brown glaze. The plaque depicts a marching GAR veteran parading with a US flag. Behind him is a fifer and drummer followed by two more veterans, one of which is… (595-1876) Learn More »

$125.00
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COMMEMORATIVE COIN FROM THE 75TH REUNION OF THE BLUE & THE GRAY AT GETTYSBURG IN 1938

COMMEMORATIVE COIN FROM THE 75TH REUNION OF THE BLUE & THE GRAY AT GETTYSBURG IN 1938

Brass coin approx. 1.25 inches across. The obverse has a raised relief of the Eternal Peace Light Memorial flanked by the dates 1863 -1938. The whole is surrounded by “ETERNAL LIGHT PEACE MEMORIAL… (903-78) Learn More »

$20.00
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INTERESTING CIVILIAN TINTYPE

INTERESTING CIVILIAN TINTYPE

Ninth plate tintype of a seated gentleman posed with his right hand holding the collar of his medium-colored jacket. He wears a dark, wide-brimmed slouch hat at a rakish angle, a large black bowtie… (595-1855) Learn More »

STONEWALL JACKSON—FRAMED ENGRAVING

STONEWALL JACKSON—FRAMED ENGRAVING

Period print, published by John Dainty, Philadelphia. Framed in brown wood, w/interior gilt 10.625” x12.5, w/brown paper backing and hang-wire.  Oval black and white Jackson engraved measures 8”… (1032-158) Learn More »

BAYONET AND SCABBARD FOR THE M-1 GARAND RIFLE

BAYONET AND SCABBARD FOR THE M-1 GARAND RIFLE

The overall length of the drawn bayonet is 14.50 inches from point to pommel. The parkerized blade meas. 9 13/16 inches long. It has an unstopped central fuller and a true edge that is free of nicks.… (490-3239) Learn More »

STARR 1813 OFFICER’S SABER AND SCABBARD

STARR 1813 OFFICER’S SABER AND SCABBARD

This nicely marked Starr officer’s saber has the steeply angled hilt seen on his government contract enlisted sabers of 1812/13 but with the shallower pommel cap seen, for instance, on his 1808 and… (597-11) Learn More »

DROPPED .52 CAL. SMITH CARBINE BULLETS RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

DROPPED .52 CAL. SMITH CARBINE BULLETS 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… (R17334) Learn More »

FIRED CS .52 CAL. SHARPS RINGTAIL BULLET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

FIRED CS .52 CAL. SHARPS RINGTAIL 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… (R17333) Learn More »

$20.00
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FIRED .577 ENFIELD BULLETS RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

FIRED .577 ENFIELD BULLETS 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… (R17332) Learn More »

DROPPED .54 CAL. MINIE BALLS RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

DROPPED .54 CAL. MINIE BALLS 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… (R17331) Learn More »

FIRED .577 ENFIELD BULLET WITH BOXWOOD PLUG RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

FIRED .577 ENFIELD BULLET WITH BOXWOOD PLUG 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… (R17330) Learn More »

$20.00
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SCARCE AND DESIRABLE AMES MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, EX- KEVIN HOFFMAN

SCARCE AND DESIRABLE AMES MODEL 1860 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, EX- KEVIN HOFFMAN

This is a very good example of a very hard to find saber formerly in the collection of Kevin Hoffman and likely the same one shown on page 90 of Thillmann’s Civil War Cavalry and Artillery Sabers to… (870-625) Learn More »

SCARCE FAYETTEVILLE SOCKET BAYONET

SCARCE FAYETTEVILLE SOCKET BAYONET

This is a very good example of the scarce Fayetteville socket bayonet made in accordance with the decision to cease making saber bayonets. This change became official in January 1864, but had been in… (490-3269) Learn More »

$1,100.00
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VERY GOOD EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE M1851 CADET MUSKET BAYONET

VERY GOOD EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE M1851 CADET MUSKET BAYONET

The bayonet for the M1851 Cadet Musket is unique in having guide shoulders along both front and rear of the rotating locking ring, which is also mortised to encompass the stop pin. This is a very good… (490-3417) Learn More »

GETTYSBURG STEREO CARD -- LETTERMAN GENERAL HOSPITAL AMPUTATION SCENE

GETTYSBURG STEREO CARD -- LETTERMAN GENERAL HOSPITAL AMPUTATION SCENE

Stereo card with images of an amputation in progress. Recorded at Camp Letterman General Hospital which was located just east of the town of Gettysburg. Patient on the table with doctors and… (1139-376) Learn More »

$275.00
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CDV OF TWO SOLDIER BROTHERS FROM PITTSFIELD MASSACHUSETTS

CDV OF TWO SOLDIER BROTHERS FROM PITTSFIELD MASSACHUSETTS

This pair of images shows one brother posing alone while the other poses with a female companion. The first image is a full standing view of a soldier with one arm resting on a highbacked chair. He… (480-276) Learn More »

COLLECTION OF WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN SPECIALIST PATCHES

COLLECTION OF WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN SPECIALIST PATCHES

This is a collection of nine different World War Two German signal specialist’s patches worn on the sleeve of the uniform. These patches represent all the different branches of the German Army and… (587-15) Learn More »

US WORLD WAR ONE HAVERSACK WITH MESS KIT POUCH AND PACK TAIL -REISSUED FOR WORLD WAR TWO

US WORLD WAR ONE HAVERSACK WITH MESS KIT POUCH AND PACK TAIL -REISSUED FOR WORLD WAR TWO

Khaki canvas haversack made by the PLANT BROS. COMPANY in November 1918 and reissued for early World War Two use. Haversack is in fair to good condition. Its drawbacks are moderate surface dirt and… (772-18) Learn More »

THOUGHTS ON THE KENTUCKY RIFLE IN ITS GOLDEN AGE

THOUGHTS ON THE KENTUCKY RIFLE IN ITS GOLDEN AGE

By George N. Hyatt. Published by George Shumway, York, PA, 1964. 2nd Printing. 559 pp., 262 rifle ills. Cream glazed cloth, 9.25 x 12, black spine lettering. Exhibits light wear at the extremities.… (1032-127) Learn More »

UNIFORM BUTTONS OF THE UNITED STATES, 1776-1865

UNIFORM BUTTONS OF THE UNITED STATES, 1776-1865

By Warren K. Tice. Published by Thomas Publications, Gettysburg, PA., 1997. 520 pp., numerous plates, 11” x 8.75. in white glazed cloth w/illustrated cover. Near mint condition. This is the big… (1032-100) Learn More »

THE VIRGINIA MANUFACTORY OF ARMS

THE VIRGINIA MANUFACTORY OF ARMS

By Giles Cromwell. Published by the University of Virginia Press. Charlottesville, VA, 1975. 208pp., 208 pp., 123 ills., tables. In Gray glazed cloth w/spine lettering & d.j.  Exhibits very… (1032-138) Learn More »

$100.00
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EXCELLENT CONDITION MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

EXCELLENT CONDITION MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD

This is a wonderful M1850 staff and field sword, complete, all original, un-messed with, and showing a bright blade with vivid etching against a bright silvery frosted ground. The brass hilt and… (988-29) Learn More »

$2,250.00
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AMES MODEL 1841 U.S. NAVAL CUTLASS WITH MEXICAN WAR DATE OF 1845

AMES MODEL 1841 U.S. NAVAL CUTLASS WITH MEXICAN WAR DATE OF 1845

The 1841 U.S. Navy cutlass is scarce. Only 6,600 were delivered on government contracts from 1842 through 1846. The 1845 date on this one indicates it is one of 1,200 made on a September 21, 1844,… (490-3182) Learn More »

FRAMED LITHOGRAPH ENTITLED “GENL. LEE AT THE GRAVE OF STONEWALL JACKSON.”

FRAMED LITHOGRAPH ENTITLED “GENL. LEE AT THE GRAVE OF STONEWALL JACKSON.”

By G.G. White. Published by John McFae, New York. Framed in brown  rustic wood, 17.75” x 21.5, w/wooden backing and  hang-wire. Black and white engraving, 14.75” x 10.5. Period engraving… (1032-156) Learn More »

VERY NICE MODEL 1855 SOCKET BAYONET & SCABBARD

VERY NICE MODEL 1855 SOCKET BAYONET & SCABBARD

The Model 1855 socket bayonet is in clean and very fine condition. It is a bright overall. Locking ring rotates freely. Worn “US” stamp on the blade flat. Leather scabbard is in equally fine… (362-1000) Learn More »

US MODEL 1816 HARPERS FERRY SOCKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1816 HARPERS FERRY SOCKET BAYONET

Bayonet is in good condition. The surface is smooth dark brown.  Overall 19” long with 3” socket.  Small “US” stamping on the flat.  “N / 58” stamped on the elbow where it meets the… (1032-148) Learn More »

US WORLD WAR ONE CAPTAIN OF ARTILLERY OVERSEAS CAP WITH BULLION RANK INSIGNIA

US WORLD WAR ONE CAPTAIN OF ARTILLERY OVERSEAS CAP WITH BULLION RANK INSIGNIA

Overseas cap is made of an OD green wool with red trim for artillery. Pinned to one side of the cap is a blackened “US” pin. Some of the black finish has worn and there is some brass showing… (772-21) Learn More »

STANDING VIEW OF CONFEDERATE VICE-PRESIDENT ALEXANDER A. STEPHENS

STANDING VIEW OF CONFEDERATE VICE-PRESIDENT ALEXANDER A. STEPHENS

CDV is of Stephens posed standing between a low table and a podium. One hand rests on the table while the other is at waist level as if he was gesturing during a speech. He wears a dark suit with a… (1139-425) Learn More »

$100.00
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SEATED VIEW OF REV. HENRY WARD BEECHER

SEATED VIEW OF REV. HENRY WARD BEECHER

CDV has Rev. Beecher in a rather relaxed, blasé pose. E is seated in a chair and leans over in an exaggerated way resting his arm on a table on which his light-colored slouch hat rests. He wears the… (1139-423) Learn More »

$150.00
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BUST VIEW OF SENATOR CHARLES SUMNER BY BRADY

BUST VIEW OF SENATOR CHARLES SUMNER BY BRADY

CDV is a bust view of Senator Charles Sumner in left profile. Contrast and clarity are excellent. Mount is good. Paper is slightly toned. Bottom of mount is marked BRADY… WASHINGTON. Reverse has a… (1139-383) Learn More »

OUTDOOR VIEW OF AN ELDERLY BLACK MAN IN TOP HAT AND TAILS – INTERESTING INSCRIPTION ON REVERSE

OUTDOOR VIEW OF AN ELDERLY BLACK MAN IN TOP HAT AND TAILS – INTERESTING INSCRIPTION ON REVERSE

CDV is a full view of an older, smiling, gaunt-faced, black man seated on the front porch of a house. He wears a stove-pipe top hat with a dark frock coat with a dark collar and a light vest and… (1138-1673) Learn More »

FULL STANDING PRE-WAR VIEW OF A MEMBER OF GENERAL JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON AND GENERAL JAMES LONGSTREET STAFF

FULL STANDING PRE-WAR VIEW OF A MEMBER OF GENERAL JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON AND GENERAL JAMES LONGSTREET STAFF

CDV is of Osman Latrobe posed al-la-Napoleon with one hand thrust in his coat and the other behind his back. He stands by a high-backed chair, wearing a black suit. Contrast and clarity are excellent.… (1138-1641) Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF MARYLAND SOLDIER

BUST VIEW OF MARYLAND SOLDIER

CDV is of an unidentified young man wearing a dark coat and matching military vest. Subject’s cheeks are lightly tinted. Contrast and clarity are excellent. Paper and mount are good. Reverse has a… (1138-769) Learn More »

WAIST-UP VIEW OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE NAVAL OFFICER – POW?

WAIST-UP VIEW OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE NAVAL OFFICER – POW?

Image is of a young, clean-shaven subject wearing a light-colored double-breasted frock coat with a fold down collar. Contrast is passable and the clarity is good. Paper and mount have light surface… (1138-1414) Learn More »

CHEST-UP CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE

CHEST-UP CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE

Image is of a gray bearded soldier in a dark frock coat or shell jacket, closed at the throat, with a lighter colored vest beneath. Contrast and clarity are very good. Mount corners have been rounded… (1138-1452) Learn More »

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE

Image is a chest-up view of an unidentified subject sporting a long dark beard and wearing a light-colored frock coat buttoned only at the collar. Just visible below his beard is a line of dark piping… (1138-1417) Learn More »

FULL SEATED VIEW OF A CONFEDERATE PRISONER OF WAR – FEMALE PHOTOGRAPHER

FULL SEATED VIEW OF A CONFEDERATE PRISONER OF WAR – FEMALE PHOTOGRAPHER

CDV is a full-seated view of a Confederate officer wearing a double-breasted light-colored frock coat and matching trousers. Visible on the collar are the two parallel bars of a 1st lieutenant. Coat… (1138-1446) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE SURGEON DR. HOPSON

CDV OF CONFEDERATE SURGEON DR. HOPSON

Image is a CDV bust view of a bearded gentleman identified only as “DR. HOPSON.” He wears a long beard over the dark collar of a light-colored jacket. Contrast and clarity is very good. Mount and… (1138-1439) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE "COL. SELBY"

CDV OF CONFEDERATE "COL. SELBY"

Chest-up view. Confederate officer wears a 2nd Lieutenant uniform. Image is clear with very good contrast. Typical mount with border. Photographer's backmark, E. & H.T. Anthony, New York. Period… (1138-1294) Learn More »

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE CAVALRY CAPTAIN

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE CAVALRY CAPTAIN

Full-standing studio view. Unidentified man wears single-breasted short jacket over military style vest. He holds a slouch hat in one hand and grasps the handle of a cavalry saber in the other. The… (1138-1284) Learn More »

$450.00
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INSCRIBED AMES M1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD OF COLONEL AND BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL T.R. STANLEY 18th OHIO, BRIGADE COMMANDER AT STONES RIVER AND CHICKAMAUGA

INSCRIBED AMES M1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD OF COLONEL AND BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL T.R. STANLEY 18th OHIO, BRIGADE COMMANDER AT STONES RIVER AND CHICKAMAUGA

This is the nicely inscribed sword of Colonel Timothy Robbins Stanley, who led the 18th Ohio in both its three-month and three-year enlistments, commanded brigades in Negley’s Division at Stones… (1186-05) Learn More »

GAR TABLE MEDAL FOR THE 39TH NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT IN DENVER COLORADO 1905

GAR TABLE MEDAL FOR THE 39TH NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT IN DENVER COLORADO 1905

Bronze table medal meas. approx. 2.75 inches across. The obverse has a view of Pike’s Peak with a tower at center and a passenger car being pushed by a steam engine on each side. Reverse has raised… (595-1880) Learn More »

19TH CENTURY CASED COMPASS – NORTH, SOUTH, EAST, OCCIDENT

19TH CENTURY CASED COMPASS – NORTH, SOUTH, EAST, OCCIDENT

A nice mahogany cased pocket compass, in excellent original condition, likely dating from 19th century. This example has a metal compass card with degree lines around parameter. Typical “N”,… (490-3988) Learn More »

FRAMED GENERAL JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON, CS SIGNED ALS w/COLOR LITHOGRAPH

FRAMED GENERAL JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON, CS SIGNED ALS w/COLOR LITHOGRAPH

Framed in brown wood w/interior gold trim, 22” x18, w/black paper backing and hang-wire. Interior oval lithograph, 7.5” x 5, Johnson ALS, 2 pp., 10” x 8. Double matted in light gray and cream.… (1189-30) Learn More »

FRAMED GENERAL ROBERT ANDERSON, USA CARTE DE VISITE, SIGNED NOTE, AND FORT SUMTER FLAG RAISING ETCHING

FRAMED GENERAL ROBERT ANDERSON, USA CARTE DE VISITE, SIGNED NOTE, AND FORT SUMTER FLAG RAISING ETCHING

Framed in handsome brown wood, 21 x 14, w/hang-wire. Features etching of Ft. Sumter Flag Raising, 8” x 6”, CDV of “Brig. Gen Robt Anderson,” and an Anderson note, in ink, 4” x 1.75,  text… (1189-18) Learn More »

FRAMED JEFFERSON DAVIS CLIPPED SIGNATURE AND LITHOGRAPH

FRAMED JEFFERSON DAVIS CLIPPED SIGNATURE AND LITHOGRAPH

Framed in brown wood, handsomely ornamented, 19.5” x 11.25, w/ brown paper backing and upper hang clasp. Features an oval lithograph of Davis seated, 5.5” x 7.75, above  a strong, lengthy… (1189-28) Learn More »

$450.00
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EXCELLENT MODEL 1842 HARPERS FERRY MUSKET, DATED 1851

EXCELLENT MODEL 1842 HARPERS FERRY MUSKET, DATED 1851

This is a Model 1842, .69 caliber, musket manufactured at the Harpers Ferry armory. These were made from 1844 to 1855 and just over 100,000 were made at Harpers Ferry. This example is in “minty”… (490-3468) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TWO-PIECE “CS” SWORD BELT PLATE RECOVERED IN ORANGE, VIRGINIA

CONFEDERATE TWO-PIECE “CS” SWORD BELT PLATE RECOVERED IN ORANGE, VIRGINIA

This two-piece interlocking CS belt plate corresponds to Plate 015 in Mullinax Confederate Belt Buckles and Plates (1991.) The CS letters feature rounded serifs and on the reverse the tongue bar steps… (1184-114) Learn More »

MODEL 1873 WINCHESTER MADE IN 1881

MODEL 1873 WINCHESTER MADE IN 1881

This is .44-40 caliber M1873 Winchester rates about very good for condition, showing legitimate signs of use, but not abuse. The mechanics are fine and the rifling is fair, though the bore is dark.… (490-3124) Learn More »

HARPER’S WEEKLY, MARCH 8, 1862 – U.S. GRANT / FORT DONELSON

HARPER’S WEEKLY, MARCH 8, 1862 – U.S. GRANT / FORT DONELSON

Vol. VI – No. 271. 16 pp. [145-160], four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations, and cartoons. Front cover features full page portrait sketch of “Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A.,… (2022-1879) Learn More »

$45.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, MAY 23, 1863 – STONEMAN’S RAID / CHANCELLORSVILLE

HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, MAY 23, 1863 – STONEMAN’S RAID / CHANCELLORSVILLE

Vol. VII—No. 334. 16 pp. [321-336], four columns, with stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features a dramatic full page sketch of General Stoneman on horseback. Interior illustrations… (2022-2086) Learn More »

$45.00
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THE KENTUCKY RIFLE

THE KENTUCKY RIFLE

By John G.W. Dillon. Published by Ludlum and Beebe, New York, 1946. 3rd Edition. Slipcase. 136 pp., ills. In medium blue glazed cloth, 8” x 11, w/gilt cover lettering. Exhibits very slight cover… (1032-136) Learn More »

PAIR OF WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN MEDALS RELATING TO THE 1935 SAAR REFERENDUM

PAIR OF WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN MEDALS RELATING TO THE 1935 SAAR REFERENDUM

Bronze medal meas. approx. 1.50 inches across. The obverse shows a male figure with upraised arm holding hands with a female figure armed with a sword representing Germany. The figures stand above a… (160-54) Learn More »

SMALL WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN PROPAGANDA BOOKLET FROM 1933

SMALL WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN PROPAGANDA BOOKLET FROM 1933

This item is a very small picture book of early Nazi propaganda. The booklet meas. approx. 1.50 x 2.00 inches and runs approx. 18 pages with as many photos. The booklet is entitled “DER FÜHRER… (160-51) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE GUTTER-BACK FIXED-TONGUE FRAME BUCKLE

CONFEDERATE GUTTER-BACK FIXED-TONGUE FRAME BUCKLE

The fixed-tongue frame buckle was simple to make, widely produced, and saw service in every theatre of the war. See both Mullinax and Keim on this pattern and its variations. In this case the simple… (1184-119) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SHEET BRASS BELT PLATE FROM A CS WINTER CAMP IN ORANGE, VA

CONFEDERATE SHEET BRASS BELT PLATE FROM A CS WINTER CAMP IN ORANGE, VA

This sheet brass belt plate is in great condition, was excavated from an 1863-64 Confederate winter camp in Orange, Virginia, and is published as Figure 85 in Lon Keim’s Confederate General Service… (1184-149) Learn More »

$695.00
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HORSE SOLDIER GIFT CERTIFICATES

HORSE SOLDIER GIFT CERTIFICATES

Not sure what to give the Civil War / militaria collector on your Christmas list? The Horse Soldier offers gift certificates year 'round for any occasion, and are available in any denomination.  An… (GIFT) Learn More »

UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS’ GENERAL ORDERS No. 16, WITH 1918 LOUISIANA DIV. U.C.V. RIBBON

UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS’ GENERAL ORDERS No. 16, WITH 1918 LOUISIANA DIV. U.C.V. RIBBON

Framed in gilt painted wooden frame, 16.25” x 14, w/brown paper backing and hang-wire. Printed copy of UCV General Order No. 16, 5” x 8, and the white and blue, flag adorned Louisiana Division… (1054-1086) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY GREASE / TAR BUCKET

CIVIL WAR ARTILLERY GREASE / TAR BUCKET

This heavy-duty cylindrical bucket is a Civil War iron grease bucket carried as part the equipment of an artillery gun crew. The grease bucket measures 7” in diameter and stands 8” high. Top and… (1137-49) Learn More »

UNISSUED GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO EASTERN FRONT CAMPAIGN MEDAL ALSO KNOWN AS THE “FROZEN MEAT” MEDAL

UNISSUED GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO EASTERN FRONT CAMPAIGN MEDAL ALSO KNOWN AS THE “FROZEN MEAT” MEDAL

The Russian Front Medal was authorized on May 26, 1942 to commemorate the German’s first winter campaign in Russia. The award was given to all Wehrmacht personnel, civilians and foreign volunteers… (160-48) Learn More »

$75.00
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FRAMED “CURRENCY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES” - ALABAMA FIFTY CENTS NOTE & CONFEDERATE FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR NOTE

FRAMED “CURRENCY OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES” - ALABAMA FIFTY CENTS NOTE & CONFEDERATE FIVE HUNDRED DOLLAR NOTE

Framed in attractive brown wood, 17.25” x 14, w/ brown paper backing and hang-wire. White Printed inlay upon which the notes are mounted—14” x 10.5-- contains a beautiful stand of the “Flags… (1189-32) Learn More »

FRAMED BRIGADIER GENERAL HENRY J. HUNT, USA WARTIME ALS

FRAMED BRIGADIER GENERAL HENRY J. HUNT, USA WARTIME ALS

Framed in handsome brown wood, 19.5 x 18, w/ gray card backing and hand-wire. The ALS is in ink, dated “Artillery H Q / July 26, 1864.” measures 3.375” x 7.75--the Hunt photo print, 5.75´x… (557-170) Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN BADGE FOR VISIT TO BERLIN

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN BADGE FOR VISIT TO BERLIN

Circular brass badge meas. approx. 1.25 inches across and deeply engraved with a view of the German Parliament building known as the Reichstag at center surrounded by the words “REICHSTAG BESUCH IN… (160-53) Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO UNISSUED GERMAN ARMY HELMET DECALS

WORLD WAR TWO UNISSUED GERMAN ARMY HELMET DECALS

This is a strip of two eagle and swastika decals as used on the German steel helmet. This is the Army pattern eagle, Strip meas. approx. 1.50 x 3.50 inches and contains two decals. The paper covering… (160-55) Learn More »

THE POWDER FLASK BOOK

THE POWDER FLASK BOOK

By Ray Riling. Published by R. & R. Books, Livonia, NY, 1992. 495 pp., 453 flask illustrations. In green glazed w/gilt cover & spine lettering, 11.25”  x 8.75, plus dust jacket. Condition… (1032-107) Learn More »

$125.00
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CONFEDERATE PERCUSSION CONVERSION OF AN 1839 DATED HARPERS FERRY LIKELY BY THE COLUMBUS, MISSISSIPPI, ARSENAL

CONFEDERATE PERCUSSION CONVERSION OF AN 1839 DATED HARPERS FERRY LIKELY BY THE COLUMBUS, MISSISSIPPI, ARSENAL

This 1839 dated Harpers Ferry Model 1816 was one of 5,850 produced that year and is a scarce example of a Confederate alteration to percussion likely performed at the Columbus, Mississippi Arsenal in… (2022-47) Learn More »

INK SIGNED BUST VIEW OF 2nd & 10TH KENTUCKY CAVALRY AND GENERAL BASIL DUKE’S STAFF OFFICER

INK SIGNED BUST VIEW OF 2nd & 10TH KENTUCKY CAVALRY AND GENERAL BASIL DUKE’S STAFF OFFICER

CDV is of Alexander G. Morgan in a dark frock coat or shell jacket with a high collar that has light piping around its edge and running down the front placket. Visible beneath the coat is a… (1189-35) Learn More »

$750.00
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BUST VIEW OF 12TH VIRGINIA LIGHT ARTILLERY SOLDIER WITH PETERSBURG PHOTOGRAPHER’S IMPRINT

BUST VIEW OF 12TH VIRGINIA LIGHT ARTILLERY SOLDIER WITH PETERSBURG PHOTOGRAPHER’S IMPRINT

CDV is a chest-up view of William S. Keiley who was employed as a Quartermaster Department clerk and later served as a member of the 12th Virginia Light Artillery. Keiley is shown wearing a… (1189-34) Learn More »

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN “WINTER WORK” TINNIE

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN “WINTER WORK” TINNIE

Embroidered cloth displaying the coat of arms for the city of Schleswig-Holstein mounted in a green stamped metal frame decorated with dots and “WHW” along the top edge. The original pin is… (160-50) Learn More »

$40.00
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WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN UNISSUED PAIR OF LUFTWAFFE COLLAR TABS

WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN UNISSUED PAIR OF LUFTWAFFE COLLAR TABS

Tabs are unissued and are still held together by a string. The insignia consists of two flying gulls within a wreath on a saddle-brown cloth background outlined in twisted silver cord. The gulls and… (160-60) Learn More »

UNUSED GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO ARMY BREAST EAGLE

UNUSED GERMAN WORLD WAR TWO ARMY BREAST EAGLE

The German army originally adopted a slightly modified version of the NSDAP’s national eagle with instructions to have it applied to all steel helmets, visor caps, and tunics by May 1, 1934. The… (160-59) Learn More »

FANTASTIC EXAMPLE OF A CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD BY BOYLE & GAMBLE

FANTASTIC EXAMPLE OF A CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SABER WITH SCABBARD BY BOYLE & GAMBLE

The drawn saber meas. 38.50 inches from point to pommel. The blade is wonderful, it is bright and clean with only very minor scattered mottling. There is no fuller of any kind. The back of the blade… (1179-049) Learn More »

$3,950.00
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DROPPED .58 CAL. STAR IN BASE MINIE BALLS RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

DROPPED .58 CAL. STAR IN BASE MINIE BALLS 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… (R17328) Learn More »

DROPPED .58 CAL. MINIE BALLS RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

DROPPED .58 CAL. MINIE BALLS 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… (R17327) Learn More »

FIRED .58 CAL. MINIE BALLS RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG BY JOHN CULLISON

FIRED .58 CAL. MINIE BALLS 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… (R17326) Learn More »


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FROEHLICH, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMORY, KENANSVILLE NC CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD

There are only six known examples (Louis Froelich, Arms-Maker to the Confederacy by McAden & Fonvielle, pg. 56) of this unique Cavalry officer’s pattern, which has a large brass guard with “C.S.A.” cutout in the hilt, brown leather wrapped… (870-556). Learn More »

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