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CONFEDERATE 4.52 INCH 12 POUND BORMAN FUSED SPHERICAL SHELL ON THE ORIGINAL SABOT WITH TIN HARNESS – FROM PHILADELPHIA MOLLUS MUSEUM COLLECTION

CONFEDERATE 4.52 INCH 12 POUND BORMAN FUSED SPHERICAL SHELL ON THE ORIGINAL SABOT WITH TIN HARNESS – FROM PHILADELPHIA MOLLUS MUSEUM COLLECTION

This historic projectile is from the collection of the late L.M. Buehler of Gettysburg. The L.M. Buehler Collection was once on display in the first battlefield relic museum in Gettysburg owned and… (1052-15) Learn More »

TRAVELING COT WITH BAG ID TO A MEMBER OF GENERAL BURNSIDES STAFF WHO EARNED TWO BREVET PROMOTIONS FOR MERITORIOUS AND GALLANT SERVICE

TRAVELING COT WITH BAG ID TO A MEMBER OF GENERAL BURNSIDES STAFF WHO EARNED TWO BREVET PROMOTIONS FOR MERITORIOUS AND GALLANT SERVICE

This interesting item belonged to Lieutenant Robert Hale Ives Goddard who served as an aid-de-camp to Major General Ambrose Burnside and later rose to major and lieutenant colonel for gallant and… (1179-292) Learn More »

U.S. BELT PLATE ID’D TO CORPORAL FREDERICK U. NICKERSON, Co. “E”, 32nd MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY - WIA LAUREL HILL, VA., 5/12/1864

U.S. BELT PLATE ID’D TO CORPORAL FREDERICK U. NICKERSON, Co. “E”, 32nd MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY - WIA LAUREL HILL, VA., 5/12/1864

Standard pattern 1839 “Arrow Hook” belt-plate, w/lead reverse backing. Circa late 19th century tag with period handwritten ID affixed to reverse:: “Frederick Dickerson /32nd MVM.” Belt face… (1181-39) Learn More »

$450.00
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U.S. BELT PLATE ID’D TO PRIVATE JAMES T. NICKERSON, CO. “A”, 20TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY - WIA SPOTSYLVANIA, 5/12/1864

U.S. BELT PLATE ID’D TO PRIVATE JAMES T. NICKERSON, CO. “A”, 20TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY - WIA SPOTSYLVANIA, 5/12/1864

Standard 1839 “arrow hook” belt plate, w/ lead reverse backing. Circa late 19th century tag with period handwritten ID affixed to reverse: “James T. Nickerson /20th M.V.M.” Belt face exhibits… (1181-40) Learn More »

$450.00
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OLD RELIC BOARD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA COURT HOUSE

OLD RELIC BOARD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA COURT HOUSE

Offered here is a very old relic board likely assembled by a veteran from battlefield pick-ups.  All relics are wired, screwed, or nailed to a 0.25” plank. A frame is constructed around the edge… (490-3668) Learn More »

EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL SPENCER .52 CAL. CIVIL WAR RIMFIRE METALLIC CARTRIDGE

EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL SPENCER .52 CAL. CIVIL WAR RIMFIRE METALLIC CARTRIDGE

Used in the Union’s breech-loading Spencer repeating carbine and rifle, this .52 caliber, copper rimfire cartridge is in excellent original condition. Artifact features a conical-shaped lead bullet… (490-3112) Learn More »

$30.00
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EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL SPENCER .52 CAL. CIVIL WAR RIMFIRE METALLIC CARTRIDGE

EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL SPENCER .52 CAL. CIVIL WAR RIMFIRE METALLIC CARTRIDGE

Used in the Union’s breech-loading Spencer repeating carbine and rifle, this .52 caliber, copper rimfire cartridge is in excellent original condition. Artifact features a conical-shaped lead bullet… (490-3111) Learn More »

$30.00
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FIRST ARKANSAS CAVALRY (U.S.) COMPANY G STARR CARBINE

FIRST ARKANSAS CAVALRY (U.S.) COMPANY G STARR CARBINE

This is a nicely identified Starr marked 1 / ARK / G on the top of the breech indicating service in Co. G of the 1st (U.S.) Arkansas Cavalry. Regimental inventories in the Summer and Fall of 1864 show… (160-30) Learn More »

.54 CALIBER BURNSIDE CARBINE CARTRIDGE

.54 CALIBER BURNSIDE CARBINE CARTRIDGE

Non-dug cartridge for Burnside carbine. This easily recognized cartridge was made of drawn brass and features the “swell” around the bullet at the case mouth. This swell held lubricant and was… (480-246) Learn More »

$45.00
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.50 CALIBER BRASS GALLAGER CARTRIDGE – TINNED CASE

.50 CALIBER BRASS GALLAGER CARTRIDGE – TINNED CASE

This is the early .50 caliber Gallager cartridge made of drawn brass and was separate primed, having a small priming hole in the bottom.  Bullets for this type of Gallager cartridge somewhat resemble… (490-3757) Learn More »

$115.00
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RARE 12MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE BY C.D. LEET

RARE 12MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE BY C.D. LEET

This cartridge is for the 12mm LeFaucheux revolvers. Lead bullet with pointy nose, copper case with sturdy wire “pin”, no headstamp. Much of the pinfire ammunition used during the Civil War was… (490-3758) Learn More »

$50.00
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CDV OF GENERAL ISREAL B. RICHARDSON, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT ANTIETAM

CDV OF GENERAL ISREAL B. RICHARDSON, MORTALLY WOUNDED AT ANTIETAM

Three-quarter standing view of Richardson in uniform. Wearing general's uniform with sash and belt. He holds a hat in one hand and grips his sword in the other. Image is clear with good contrast.… (224-599) Learn More »

CDV OF GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK

CDV OF GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK

Bust view of Hancock in uniform. Image is clear with very good contrast. Plain mount remains in good condition. Pencil identification on back. Photographer's backmark, F. Gutekunst,… (1111-07) Learn More »

$135.00
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BRADY CDV OF CONFEDERATE STATES PRESIDENT JEFF DAVIS

BRADY CDV OF CONFEDERATE STATES PRESIDENT JEFF DAVIS

CDV of Jefferson Davis. Standing studio view of Davis. Clear image. Mount features Brady / Washington imprint along bottom edge. No backmark. Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889)… (259-167) Learn More »

VERY RARE U.S. MODEL 1816 SOCKET BAYONET MARKED “W. HAHN N.Y.”

VERY RARE U.S. MODEL 1816 SOCKET BAYONET MARKED “W. HAHN N.Y.”

Bayonet is in very good condition. The surfaces have a bright finish with a few widely scattered patches of darker age spots. Measures approximately 18.75” overall. Gutter on upper surface of blade… (490-2759) Learn More »

FIRST MODEL ALLEN AND WHEELOCK .32 CALIBER SIDEHAMMER RIMFIRE REVOLVER

FIRST MODEL ALLEN AND WHEELOCK .32 CALIBER SIDEHAMMER RIMFIRE REVOLVER

This is a good early production example of this .32 rimfire revolver, made from 1859 to 1862, that was made before the addition of the “July 3, 1860” date on the right frame and still has a strong… (1052-235) Learn More »

$595.00
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CDV OF PRIVATE CHRISTOPHER MENGIS, 15TH LOUISIANA INFANTRY

CDV OF PRIVATE CHRISTOPHER MENGIS, 15TH LOUISIANA INFANTRY

Oval bust view of Mengis in civilian clothes. The image is clear with good contrast. The mount is in very good condition. No photographer's backmark. A period pencil identification is faint but… (1138-646) Learn More »

CDV OF THREE MEMBERS OF THE PELICAN HOOK & LADDER CO. NO. 1, SHREVEPORT, LA. TWO SERVED IN 27TH LOUISIANA INFANTRY, C.S.A

CDV OF THREE MEMBERS OF THE PELICAN HOOK & LADDER CO. NO. 1, SHREVEPORT, LA. TWO SERVED IN 27TH LOUISIANA INFANTRY, C.S.A.

Full standing view of Firemen in "uniform". The three are dressed identically and all wear a waist belt with a "1" on buckle. The image is clear with fair contrast and light foxing overall.… (1138-654) Learn More »

CDV OF A. SCHUMACHER, WATSON'S LOUISIANA LIGHT ARTILLERY

CDV OF A. SCHUMACHER, WATSON'S LOUISIANA LIGHT ARTILLERY

Full standing view of Confederate soldier in uniform. He wears a single-breasted jacket and kepi. The kepi features a crossed-cannon insignia. The image is clear with good contrast. A few ink drops… (1138-644) Learn More »

CDV OF COLONEL DAVID B. PENN, 7TH LOUISIANA INFANTRY

CDV OF COLONEL DAVID B. PENN, 7TH LOUISIANA INFANTRY

Waist-up view of Penn in frock coat. Colonel's rank (3 stars) are faintly visible on collar. The image is clear but slightly light in contrast. The mount remains in excellent condition. No… (1138-640) Learn More »

CDV OF CAPTAIN EDWARD HALL CUNNIGHAM, 4TH TEXAS INFANTRY

CDV OF CAPTAIN EDWARD HALL CUNNIGHAM, 4TH TEXAS INFANTRY

Bust view of Cunningham in uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with insignia visible on his collar. The image is clear but slightly light in contrast. The corners of the mount are slightly… (1138-639) Learn More »

CDV OF COLONEL LEWIS G. DERUSSY -- FORT DERUSSY IN LOUISIANA NAMED FOR HIM

CDV OF COLONEL LEWIS G. DERUSSY -- FORT DERUSSY IN LOUISIANA NAMED FOR HIM

Oval view of DeRussy in civilian clothes. The image is clear with good contrast. There is a small wrinkle and chip to the upper, left corner of the image. A faint, but original pencil identification… (1138-637) Learn More »

CDV OF LIEUTENANT T.L. SHUTE, LA. LIGHT ARTILLERY & CORPS OF SCOUTS

CDV OF LIEUTENANT T.L. SHUTE, LA. LIGHT ARTILLERY & CORPS OF SCOUTS

Bust view of Shute in uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with collar insignia and wears a kepi and eyeglasses. The image is clear with good contrast. Signed in ink at the bottom of image.… (1138-636) Learn More »

CDV OF MAJOR JOHN FRANCIS GIRAULT, ADJ. GEN'L, CAPTURED AT VICKSBURG

CDV OF MAJOR JOHN FRANCIS GIRAULT, ADJ. GEN'L, CAPTURED AT VICKSBURG

Seated view of Girault in uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with collar and sleeve insignia, and holds his gauntlets. The image is clear with good contrast. Photographer's backmark, A.… (1138-633) Learn More »

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE OFFICER, NEW ORLEANS BACKMARK

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE OFFICER, NEW ORLEANS BACKMARK

Full-standing studio view of a well-uniformed, unidentified Confederate officer. He wears a double-breasted frock with braided galloons on his sleeves, kepi on his head, and sword belt (with two-piece… (1138-627) Learn More »

CDV OF SOLON L. COLEMAN, 4TH ALABAMA INFANTRY, WOUNDED AT FREDERICKSBURG

CDV OF SOLON L. COLEMAN, 4TH ALABAMA INFANTRY, WOUNDED AT FREDERICKSBURG

Bust view of Coleman in civilian clothes. The image is "hazy" most likely from poor quality photographic chemicals used. A German photographer's imprint along bottom edge of mount. Photographer's… (1138-574) Learn More »

GREAT LOT OF ACCOUTREMENTS ID'D TO 11TH MASSACHUSETTS BATTERY SOLDIER

GREAT LOT OF ACCOUTREMENTS ID'D TO 11TH MASSACHUSETTS BATTERY SOLDIER

This group of items all came together with two wonderful old handwritten tags testifying to the fact that they all belonged to Private James W. Pierce of the 11th Massachusetts Battery. All the items… (1179-295) Learn More »

MINTY .58 CALIBER GARDINER EXPLOSIVE BULLETS FOUND IN ROCK CREEK, GETTYSBURG

MINTY .58 CALIBER GARDINER EXPLOSIVE BULLETS FOUND IN ROCK CREEK, GETTYSBURG

This is a .58 caliber Gardiner explosive bullet. Samuel Gardiner received patent #40,468 on November 23, 1863 for his exploding bullet or “musket shell.”  This bullet has several distinctive… (2022-1296) Learn More »

VETERAN INSCRIBED WHITNEY ENFIELD-TYPE RIFLE MUSKET

VETERAN INSCRIBED WHITNEY ENFIELD-TYPE RIFLE MUSKET

This is a good example of a scarce Civil War rifle musket by Eli Whitney. Flayderman estimates production at 3,500, with about a third well documented as going south. This was retained by a soldier… (490-1807) Learn More »

$2,500.00
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COMMERCIAL, PRIVATE PURCHASE, CIVIL WAR BUMMER CAP WITH CORPS BADGE

COMMERCIAL, PRIVATE PURCHASE, CIVIL WAR BUMMER CAP WITH CORPS BADGE

Officers had to buy their own uniforms and headgear, but NCOs and even privates might occasionally also purchase a cap following the general lines of the government issue, but of better quality, more… (1052-202) Learn More »

VERY FINE U.S. CIVIL WAR MUSKET SLING

VERY FINE U.S. CIVIL WAR MUSKET SLING

This is a great example of a US contractor-made sling for use with Civil War era rifle muskets. This is a Pattern 1857 musket sling which was originally designed for the US Model 1855 rifle musket,… (490-3664) Learn More »

POCKET FLASK FOR A COLT BABY DRAGOON

POCKET FLASK FOR A COLT BABY DRAGOON

Brass flask meas. approx. 4.50 inches overall with the raised decoration of a spread-winged eagle on each side. The body of the flask has two small indentations on one side just below the cap. Body… (490-3207) Learn More »

$275.00
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STATE OF NEW YORK CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG ALONG THE TANEYTOWN ROAD AT GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

STATE OF NEW YORK CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE DUG ALONG THE TANEYTOWN ROAD AT GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

Plate has a dark, almost black face with a strong “SNY” stamping. Face is free of dings and dents. Reverse has 99% of the lead fill but no hooks. This plate is from the collection of local… (1163-220) Learn More »

$975.00
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RELIC SNY PLATE FROM A SHIP WRECK OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST

RELIC SNY PLATE FROM A SHIP WRECK OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST

This relic belt plate consists of the center part of the plate only. The entire border as well as both posts and tongue on the reverse are gone. The face has a dark and scaly appearance with most of… (1181-20) Learn More »

$150.00
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SECTION OF TREE SHOWING PATH OF A BULLET, RECOVERED IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

SECTION OF TREE SHOWING PATH OF A BULLET, RECOVERED IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Recovered in Central Virginia. Unique relic showing path of bullet into tree fragment, measuring 5.25 x 1.75 x 2.”  White visible is traces of lead. Definitely collectible. [jp]… (2022-960) Learn More »

BULLET IN WOOD RECOVERED IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

BULLET IN WOOD RECOVERED IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Recovered in Central Virginia. Laid on its side the bullet reveals one inch section of flattened .58 cal. minie ball. An attractive, almost artistic, piece of wood, with the grain and horizontal… (2022-959) Learn More »

$275.00
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REGULATION CIVIL WAR BUMMER CAP

REGULATION CIVIL WAR BUMMER CAP

This is a good original example of the regulation classic forage cap or “bummer cap” of the Union soldier in the Civil War. Adopted in 1858, these followed French military fashions of the period… (1052-142) Learn More »

PENNSYLVANIA RESERVE CORPS CAPTURED CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN

PENNSYLVANIA RESERVE CORPS CAPTURED CONFEDERATE WOOD DRUM CANTEEN

This is the classic Civil War Confederate wood canteen made with simple lathe-turned front and back faces under curved and grooved staves secured with iron bands. Often referred to generally as the… (490-3783) Learn More »

LETTER GROUPING – PAIR OF BROTHERS WHO SERVED IN CO. G, 142ND PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY: CORPORAL JAMES D. CONNELLY, KILLED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG, AND PHILLIP D. CONNELLY

LETTER GROUPING – PAIR OF BROTHERS WHO SERVED IN CO. G, 142ND PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY: CORPORAL JAMES D. CONNELLY, KILLED IN ACTION AT GETTYSBURG, AND PHILLIP D. CONNELLY

Consists of six letters written by the Connelly brothers to their parents, five by James and one by Philip—included a copy of a transcript of Philip’s letter informing his parents of James’… (915-11) Learn More »

IMPORT MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER & SCABBARD BY WALSCHEID

IMPORT MODEL 1840 CAVALRY SABER & SCABBARD BY WALSCHEID

The drawn curved blade meas. approx. 36.00 inches long with a 27.50 inch long stopped fuller and 17.50 inch narrow fuller. The surface is bright with scattered mottling and no pitting. The edge has no… (2022-808) Learn More »

US BOX STYLE KNAPSACK WITH PAINTED NUMBER ON OUTER FLAP

US BOX STYLE KNAPSACK WITH PAINTED NUMBER ON OUTER FLAP

This is a wood framed knapsack with a painted black canvas covering. The wood frame meas. approx. 15.00 inches wide x 14.25 inches tall. The outer flap of the pack is held securely in place by two… (1179-313) Learn More »

HALF-PLATE AMBROTYPE C.S. GENERAL JOHN B. FLOYD, LATE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA AND U.S. SECRETARY OF WAR, TAKEN AFTER THE BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON

HALF-PLATE AMBROTYPE C.S. GENERAL JOHN B. FLOYD, LATE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA AND U.S. SECRETARY OF WAR, TAKEN AFTER THE BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON

There is no escaping a look of depression in the face of Confederate General John Buchanan Floyd in this photograph taken after his defeat at Fort Donelson, the subsequent evacuation of Nashville, and… (1138-1792) Learn More »

QUEEN ANNE STYLE TURN-OFF BARREL PISTOL BY GRIFFIN AND TOW, CA 1772-82

QUEEN ANNE STYLE TURN-OFF BARREL PISTOL BY GRIFFIN AND TOW, CA 1772-82

This is very nice Revolutionary War period “turn-off” barrel side-lock pistol marked by “Griffin & Tow” in an arc over a Rococo floral scroll on the barrel breech at top, and “London”… (490-3432) Learn More »

M1842 MUSKET BAYONET

M1842 MUSKET BAYONET

This bayonet is a M1842 meant to be fitted to M35/42 muskets. The blade measures 17” and the socket measures 2 ¾” with a ‘zig zag’ mortise. The locking ring moves smoothly and retains… (490-2743) Learn More »

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS

Seated studio view of Banks. He wears a double-breasted coat with shoulder straps. Image is clear with good contrast. Pencil “Gen. Banks” along bottom edge of mount. Photographer’s backmark,… (1139-172) Learn More »

CDV OF GENERAL HENRY W. HALLECK

CDV OF GENERAL HENRY W. HALLECK

Three-quarter standing view of Halleck in uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with shoulder straps and holds his kepi in his hand. Image is clear with good contrast. Photographer’s backmark,… (1139-175) Learn More »

CDV OF GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT

CDV OF GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT

Three-quarter standing view of Grant in uniform. He wears a vest and double-breasted frock with shoulder straps and mourning ribbon on his arm (for Abraham Lincoln). Image is clear with good contrast.… (1139-173) Learn More »

$150.00
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CDV OF GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER

CDV OF GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER

Three-quarter standing view of Butler in dress uniform. He wears a double-breasted coat with shoulder straps and fancy embroidering on the collar and cuffs. Image is clear with very good contrast.… (1139-140) Learn More »

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL IRVIN McDOWELL

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL IRVIN McDOWELL

Seated studio view of McDowell. He wears a double-breasted coat with shoulder straps. He also appears with a sword belt and sword. Image is clear with good contrast. Printed name along bottom edge of… (1139-139) Learn More »

$125.00
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CDV OF U.S. GENERAL QUINCEY A. GILLMORE

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL QUINCEY A. GILLMORE

Chest-up view of Gillmore. He wears a double-breasted coat with shoulder straps. Image is clear with good contrast. The mount remains complete and in good condition. Photographer’s backmark,… (1139-174) Learn More »

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL PHILIP H. SHERIDAN

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL PHILIP H. SHERIDAN

Standing studio view of Sheridan. He wears a double-breasted coat with shoulder straps and posing in Napoleonic style. Image is clear with very good contrast. Printed name and photographer’s imprint… (1139-138) Learn More »

$175.00
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CDV OF U.S. GENERAL HENRY W. SLOCUM

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL HENRY W. SLOCUM

Standing studio view of Slocum. He wears a double-breasted coat with shoulder straps and posing in Napoleonic style. Image is clear with good contrast. Pencil name along bottom edge. The mount remains… (1139-126) Learn More »

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL DON CARLOS BUELL

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL DON CARLOS BUELL

Three-quarter standing view of Buell. He wears a double-breasted coat with shoulder straps and posing in Napoleonic style. Image is clear with good contrast. Pencil name along bottom edge. The mount… (1139-157) Learn More »

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL GEORGE G. MEADE

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL GEORGE G. MEADE

Bust view of Meade. He wears a double-breasted coat with general’s shoulder straps. Image is clear with very good contrast. The mount is in very good condition with a small pencil “Meade” under… (1139-153) Learn More »

$200.00
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CDV OF GENERAL GEORGE SYKES

CDV OF GENERAL GEORGE SYKES

Three-quarter standing view of Sykes in dress uniform. He wears a double-breasted coat with shoulder straps. Image is clear with very good contrast. Good mount with small period ink signature under… (1139-159) Learn More »

$125.00
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CDV OF GENERAL JOHN E. WOOL

CDV OF GENERAL JOHN E. WOOL

Full standing studio view of Wool in dress uniform. He wears a double-breasted coat with fringed epaulettes. He also wears a sash, sword belt, and holds his sword in front. Image is clear with very… (1139-179) Learn More »

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL ROBERT ANDERSON

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL ROBERT ANDERSON

Waist-up view of Anderson. He wears a double-breasted coat with general’s shoulder straps. Image is clear with very good contrast. The mount is in good shape with an unusually wide printed border… (1139-120) Learn More »

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL GEORGE H. THOMAS

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL GEORGE H. THOMAS

Waist-up view of Thomas. He wears a double-breasted coat with general’s shoulder straps. Image is clear with very good contrast. The mount has had bottom corners trimmed. Period ink identification… (1139-161) Learn More »

CDV OF U.S. ADMIRAL DAVID G. FARRAGUT

CDV OF U.S. ADMIRAL DAVID G. FARRAGUT

Three-quarter standing view of Farragut. He wears a double-breasted coat with shoulder straps and plenty of sleeve braid! Image is clear with good contrast. Period ink name along bottom edge. The… (1139-162) Learn More »

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL JOSEPH HOOKER

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL JOSEPH HOOKER

Waist-up view of Hooker. He wears a double-breasted coat with general’s shoulder straps. Image is clear with very good contrast and just a few small smudges. The mount remains complete and in good… (1139-178) Learn More »

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL AMBROSE E. BURNSIDE

CDV OF U.S. GENERAL AMBROSE E. BURNSIDE

Bust view of Burnside. He wears a double-breasted coat with general’s shoulder straps. Image is clear with very good contrast. The mount remains complete and in good condition. The photographer’s… (1139-165) Learn More »

$150.00
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ALABAMA AVC BUCKLE FOUND AT ANTIETAM IN 1909!

ALABAMA AVC BUCKLE FOUND AT ANTIETAM IN 1909!

This very scarce Confederate AVC buckle comes with a signed and notarized 1992 affidavit from Leonard Alvin Lushbaugh that his father, Lester Lushbaugh, found the plate at Antietam as a boy of 11 in… (865-06) Learn More »

ORIGINAL EX-LIBRARY COPY- HISTORY OF THE 13TH MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS

ORIGINAL EX-LIBRARY COPY- HISTORY OF THE 13TH MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS

The full title of this volume is “THREE YEARS IN THE ARMY; THE STORY OF THE THIRTEENTH MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS FROM JULY 16, 1861 TO AUGUST 1, 1864.” The author is Charles E. Davis Jr. who served… (668-413) Learn More »

ORIGINAL REPAIRED SPINE COPY- HISTORY OF THE 10TH MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS

ORIGINAL REPAIRED SPINE COPY- HISTORY OF THE 10TH MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS

The full title of this volume is “OURS. ANNALS OF THE 10TH REGIMENT MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS IN THE REBELLION” The author is Captain Joseph Keith Newell who served as a member of Company I of the… (668-418) Learn More »

WIPER FOR .69 CALIBER POTSDAM MUSKET

WIPER FOR .69 CALIBER POTSDAM MUSKET

This wiper was for the .69 caliber Potsdam musket.  Wipers were screwed to ramrods to hold a patch or wad of tow to clean the gun barrel.  This pattern is unusual as it has a male threaded end. … (490-3692) Learn More »

U.S. MODEL 1863 COMBINATION TOOL

U.S. MODEL 1863 COMBINATION TOOL

This is a non-excavated model 1863 musket tool.  Two screw driver blades with a cone wrench. Designed for the standard rifle musket. Iron is clean with dark blue/gray patina.  [jet]… (490-3683) Learn More »

$50.00
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M-1855 MAINSPRING VISE FOR CONVERSION MUSKETS

M-1855 MAINSPRING VISE FOR CONVERSION MUSKETS

Mainspring vise for the many types of early muskets that were converted to percussion ignition. Typical vise mechanism with offset bar to accommodate the older flintlock mainsprings. Excellent… (490-3679) Learn More »

$95.00
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.69 CALIBER M1816/1842 MUSKET BALL SCREW

.69 CALIBER M1816/1842 MUSKET BALL SCREW

This is a non-excavated Civil War musket accessory. It is an iron appendage that could screw onto the threaded ramrod end to enable a soldier to “pull” a bullet and unload his musket. The piece… (490-3689) Learn More »

U.S. MODEL 1871 REMINGTON ROLLING BLOCK COMBINATION TOOL

U.S. MODEL 1871 REMINGTON ROLLING BLOCK COMBINATION TOOL

This is a non-excavated model-1871 gun tool made from surplus M1863 combination tool.  Two screw driver blades with the cone wrench cut off. Iron is dark gray with light, scattered pitting.  [jet]… (490-3688) Learn More »

$35.00
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CDV OF 2ND LIEUTENANT CHARLES E. CROW, 4TH VA. (PURCELL) LIGHT ARTILLERY

CDV OF 2ND LIEUTENANT CHARLES E. CROW, 4TH VA. (PURCELL) LIGHT ARTILLERY

This is a very nice CDV photograph of Charles E. Crow in Confederate uniform. It appears to be a second-generation image; photo of an existing photo. Regardless, the picture is clear with good… (1138-988) Learn More »

CDV OF SOUTH CAROLINA LIEUTENANT COLONEL KILLED AT 1ST BULL RUN - BENJAMIN JENKINS JOHNSON

CDV OF SOUTH CAROLINA LIEUTENANT COLONEL KILLED AT 1ST BULL RUN - BENJAMIN JENKINS JOHNSON

Waist -up view of Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin J. Johnson of Hampton’s Legion. Image shows Johnson in a dark civilian suit with white shirt and large, dark bowtie. Contrast and clarity are very good.… (1138-856) Learn More »

INK SIGNED BUST VIEW CDV OF HOLCOMBE LEGION CAVALRY AND 7TH SOUTH CAROLINA SERGEANT

INK SIGNED BUST VIEW CDV OF HOLCOMBE LEGION CAVALRY AND 7TH SOUTH CAROLINA SERGEANT

View is of John B. Lee in a dark civilian suit. Bottom of the image is signed in ink “J. BENJAMIN LEE 7th SO. CA. CAVALRY.” Image has good clarity and contrast. Mount is good but the paper has… (1138-845) Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF 50TH VIRGINIA ADJUTANT AND LATER CS ENGINEER WITH OLD INK ID

BUST VIEW OF 50TH VIRGINIA ADJUTANT AND LATER CS ENGINEER WITH OLD INK ID

CDV is of John W. Amiss sporting a goatee and an open light-colored shell jacket with white shirt and dark bowtie. Contrast is light and the photographer has used a pencil to artistically darken… (1138-1346) Learn More »

BUST VIEW ATTRIBUTED TO BE 1ST LIEUTENANT JOSEPH W. HOWARD OF THE 23RD VIRGINIA CAVALRY

BUST VIEW ATTRIBUTED TO BE 1ST LIEUTENANT JOSEPH W. HOWARD OF THE 23RD VIRGINIA CAVALRY

The ID on this image is in modern pencil on the reverse. The photo comes from the well-known collection of the late William A. Turner and was no doubt identified by Mr. Turner through research or,… (1138-1070) Learn More »

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE CAVALRYMAN

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE CAVALRYMAN

Image is a three-quarter seated view of a soldier cradling a model 1840 cavalry saber in his lap. He wears an opened light-colored shell jacket with matching vest and trousers. The jacket looks to… (1138-1083) Learn More »

VERY NICE CDV OF CONFEDERATE STAFF OFFICER SERVED WITH 1ST LOUISIANA & 60TH VIRGINIA & ON THE STAFFS OF GENERALS BRAGG, STARKE, WINDER & A.P. HILL - BY VANNERSON OF RICHMOND

VERY NICE CDV OF CONFEDERATE STAFF OFFICER SERVED WITH 1ST LOUISIANA & 60TH VIRGINIA & ON THE STAFFS OF GENERALS BRAGG, STARKE, WINDER & A.P. HILL - BY VANNERSON OF RICHMOND

Image is a full standing view of William N. Starke who was the son of General William Edwin Starke killed at Antietam. William is posed with his hands by his side holding his kepi in hie right hand.… (1138-1065) Learn More »

ALBUMEN PHOTO OF SANITARY COMMISSION OFFICE, NASHVILLE

ALBUMEN PHOTO OF SANITARY COMMISSION OFFICE, NASHVILLE

Large format albumen photo measures 8.75” x 10.75” overall. Entrance to office of Sanitary Commission at #8 Cherry Street, Nashville, TN. Two small signs are visible on the office: “U.S. /… (1139-506) Learn More »

TALL 15MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE

TALL 15MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE

This cartridge is for the large 15mm LeFaucheux rifles and pistols. Made by Giulio Fiocchi, in Lecco, Italy. Lead bullet with flat nose, copper case with sturdy wire “pin”. The headstamp is raised… (490-3761) Learn More »

$75.00
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SHORT 15MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE

SHORT 15MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE

This cartridge is for the 15mm LeFaucheux revolver. Made by an unknown German manufacturer. Lead bullet with fine ring on the nose, short copper case with sturdy wire “pin”. There is no… (490-3760) Learn More »

$60.00
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TALL 15MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE

TALL 15MM PINFIRE CARTRIDGE

This cartridge is for the large 15mm LeFaucheux rifles and pistols. Made by S. A. Gevelot, (Societe Francaise des Munitions) in Paris, France. Lead bullet with flat nose, copper case with sturdy wire… (490-3759) Learn More »

$75.00
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MINTY .58 CALIBER GARDINER EXPLOSIVE BULLETS FOUND IN ROCK CREEK, GETTYSBURG

MINTY .58 CALIBER GARDINER EXPLOSIVE BULLETS FOUND IN ROCK CREEK, GETTYSBURG

This is a .58 caliber Gardiner explosive bullet. Samuel Gardiner received patent #40,468 on November 23, 1863 for his exploding bullet or “musket shell.”  This bullet has several distinctive… (2022-1296) Learn More »

“DUG” .50 CALIBER SMITH “RUBBER CASE” CARTRIDGES

“DUG” .50 CALIBER SMITH “RUBBER CASE” CARTRIDGES

Used in the Smith carbine extensively during the early years of the Civil War, we have several specimens of these unusual .50 caliber “rubber case” cartridges in excavated “relic”… (2022-1238) Learn More »

EARLY AMES MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER & SCABBARD DATED 1859

EARLY AMES MODEL 1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABER & SCABBARD DATED 1859

Model 1860 Light Cavalry saber has an inspected blade dated 1859 making it a very early example. The bright, slightly curved blade has a surface that shows only very minor amounts of mottling and no… (1181-09) Learn More »

IMPORT M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH HAT CORD – LAMBERT & MAST, PHILA

IMPORT M1850 FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD WITH HAT CORD – LAMBERT & MAST, PHILA

This regulation Foot officer’s sword as sold by Joseph H. Lambert and John Mast of Philadelphia, circa 1861-62. The blade of the Foot Officer sword is so slightly curved that it looks straight at… (2022-1097) Learn More »

MODEL 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH PRESENTATION TO A CAPTAIN OF THE 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

MODEL 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH PRESENTATION TO A CAPTAIN OF THE 5TH NEW YORK CAVALRY

This sword was presented to Captain Abram H. Krom by the men of Company G, 5th New York Cavalry on or about May 19, 1863. The blade is bright with light scattered surface pitting. The heaviest… (1186-03) Learn More »

$4,950.00
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MASSACHUSETTS COAT BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG, KEN BREAM COLLECTION

MASSACHUSETTS COAT BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG, KEN BREAM COLLECTION

This is an excavated Massachusetts state seal button. Coat size. Some minor traces of gilt remain around the rim. Straight shank remains. Superior Quality backmark. Recovered from an unrecorded area… (1163-141) Learn More »

MASSACHUSETTS CUFF BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG, KEN BREAM COLLECTION

MASSACHUSETTS CUFF BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG, KEN BREAM COLLECTION

This is an excavated Massachusetts state seal button. Cuff size. Some minor traces of gilt remain in recessed areas and around the rim. Straight shank remains. Extra Quality backmark. Ground action on… (1163-142) Learn More »

MAKER MARKED SMALL PATTERN 1839 U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

MAKER MARKED SMALL PATTERN 1839 U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Maker marked “H. A. Dingee”.  Obverse face exhibits light verdigris on U.S. letters. Lead backing displays moderate scratching. Else sharp, crisp and VG. Very solid small pattern box plate… (490-3640) Learn More »

SMALL PATTERN 1839 U.S BELT PLATE

SMALL PATTERN 1839 U.S BELT PLATE

Face exhibits medium coppery patina, and light scratching. Reverse lead backing displays moderate scratching.  Solid arrow hook and belt prong. Overall crisp, and VG plus. An Excellent small pattern… (490-3639) Learn More »

PATTERN 1861 CARTIDGE BOX WITH SLING AND BOTH PLATES

PATTERN 1861 CARTIDGE BOX WITH SLING AND BOTH PLATES

Box is for carrying the .69 round ball cartridge. Outer flap is in excellent condition. The leather surface is very smooth and mostly clean. The remains of the broken latch tab are held to the flap by… (2022-1015) Learn More »

45-70 TRAP DOOR BAYONET & SCABBARD WITH US ROSETTE

45-70 TRAP DOOR BAYONET & SCABBARD WITH US ROSETTE

Completely blued socket bayonet that still retains 98% of the original finish throughout. Locking ring works well and blade has a crisp "US" stamping. Metal scabbard is also blued throughout with… (490-1634) Learn More »

$250.00
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SCARCE U.S. EXPERIMENTAL 1870 TRIAL COMBINATION TOOL

SCARCE U.S. EXPERIMENTAL 1870 TRIAL COMBINATION TOOL

This combination tool was issued for Springfield, Remington, and Sharps 1871-1872 field trial guns. This tool features two screw drivers, a tumbler punch, and a mainspring clamp. Nice dark, original… (490-3678) Learn More »

U.S. MODEL 1842 “MISSISSIPPI RIFLE” GUN TOOL MARKED “US”

U.S. MODEL 1842 “MISSISSIPPI RIFLE” GUN TOOL MARKED “US”

This is a non-excavated model 1842 musket tool.  Two screw driver blades with a box-end wrench. Clearly stamped “US” on the neck. Originally designed for the Mississippi rifle. Iron is clean with… (490-3681) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR M1855 MUSKET WRENCH

CIVIL WAR M1855 MUSKET WRENCH

This Combination Tool was used for the standard M1855 US musket. It was a widely used tool during the Civil War. It has an open cone wrench and three screwdrivers. It is approximately 3.5” long. The… (490-3682) Learn More »

$65.00
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SPRINGFIELD 1858 CADET RIFLE MUSKET, TYPE-II, DATED 1859

SPRINGFIELD 1858 CADET RIFLE MUSKET, TYPE-II, DATED 1859

The 1858 Cadet is a slightly down-sized version of the M1855 rifle musket carrying a 38-inch long barrel and shorter stock, but the same Maynard tape priming system, three-groove rifling, etc. Just… (362-978) Learn More »

U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1807 (RECONVERTED) FLINTLOCK “INDIAN CARBINE”, DATED 1808

U.S. SPRINGFIELD MODEL 1807 (RECONVERTED) FLINTLOCK “INDIAN CARBINE”, DATED 1808

Springfield Armory manufactured 1,202 .54 caliber smoothbore flintlock carbines for the Indian Department between 1807 and 1810. The carbines were intended as gifts for the Native American tribes, but… (1052-97) Learn More »

POCKET FLASK FOR A COLT BABY DRAGOON

POCKET FLASK FOR A COLT BABY DRAGOON

Brass flask meas. approx. 4.50 inches overall with the raised decoration of a spread-winged eagle on each side. The body of the flask has several small indentations on both sides just below the cap.… (490-3206) Learn More »

$195.00
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WHITNEYVILLE PLYMOUTH NAVY RIFLE

WHITNEYVILLE PLYMOUTH NAVY RIFLE

This is a very good condition rifle that usually shows up in lesser condition from ship-board use and navy storage. It is complete and all original, with the correct ramrod and unique rear sight. The… (490-3012) Learn More »

SECESSION: A FOLLY AND A CRIME

SECESSION: A FOLLY AND A CRIME

By J.R. Ingersoll, translated into Italian by C. G. Moroni. Pulbished by King & Samson, Phila., 1862. 29pp. In beige wraps, 9" x 5.75. Fine condition. In protective sleeve.  [jp]… (1054-2213) Learn More »

$35.00
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US 4.52 INCH 12LB SPHERICAL CASE SHOT FROM PHILADELPHIA MOLLUS MUSEUM – EX-BUEHLER COLLECTION - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

US 4.52 INCH 12LB SPHERICAL CASE SHOT FROM PHILADELPHIA MOLLUS MUSEUM – EX-BUEHLER COLLECTION - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

This historic projectile is from the collection of the late L.M. Buehler of Gettysburg. The L.M. Buehler Collection was once on display in the first battlefield relic museum in Gettysburg owned and… (1052-05) Learn More »

$1,850.00
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M59 AKM BAYONET WITH SCABBARD AND FROG

M59 AKM BAYONET WITH SCABBARD AND FROG

This is a Model 1959 Type I bayonet with matching numbered scabbard, rubber insulator, leather hand strap, and full leather frog. The AKM rifle was introduced in 1960 as a replacement for the original… (490-2678) Learn More »

US WW2 M-3 FIGHTING KNIFE BY CASE WITH SCABBARD

US WW2 M-3 FIGHTING KNIFE BY CASE WITH SCABBARD

Overall, the drawn knife meas. approx. 11.50 inches long. The blade itself is approx. 6 5/8 with a spear shaped point. Blade retains about 50% of its original finish while the rest is bright with some… (798-36) Learn More »

WW2 GERMAN ARMY DRESS BAYONET WITH SCABBARD AND FROG

WW2 GERMAN ARMY DRESS BAYONET WITH SCABBARD AND FROG

Original WW2 Army "dress" bayonet in good condition. The bayonet is approximately 14.5" overall with a 9.25" long blade. Blade has no markings.  The bayonet blade is bright with some scattered… (490-2701) Learn More »

AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 100TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY BY GAVIN

AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 100TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY BY GAVIN

The full title of this volume is “CAMPAIGNING WITH THE ROUNDHEADS; THE HISTORY OF THE HUNDRETH PENNSYLVANIA VETERAN VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR 1861-1865 – THE ROUNDHEAD… (1180-35) Learn More »

$50.00
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BAYONET FROG FOR THE 1854 AUSTRIAN LORENZ

BAYONET FROG FOR THE 1854 AUSTRIAN LORENZ

This is a good example of the Austrian bayonet frog used with bayonet scabbard for the quadrangular-blade socket bayonet of the M1854 Austrian Lorenz. The Lorenz was well regarded and imported by… (490-3745) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR CONTRACT FORAGE CAP BY L.J.&I. PHILLIPS WITH INSIGNIA FOR THE 124th NY, ORANGE BLOSSOMS

CIVIL WAR CONTRACT FORAGE CAP BY L.J.&I. PHILLIPS WITH INSIGNIA FOR THE 124th NY, ORANGE BLOSSOMS

This is a very nice condition, original, regulation Model 1858 forage cap, the classic headgear of the Union soldier in the Civil War, made by a well-known wartime contractor, and mounted by a… (1052-200) Learn More »

FINE QUALITY SCHUTZEN TARGET RIFLE BY J.H. HAPPOLDT OF CHARLESTON, SC

FINE QUALITY SCHUTZEN TARGET RIFLE BY J.H. HAPPOLDT OF CHARLESTON, SC

This South Carolina made fine quality percussion, muzzle-loading target rifle has an original detachable false muzzle. The piece may also be considered as a possible Sniper’s rifle by virtue of its… (766-1759) Learn More »

$4,500.00
Originally $5,500.00

NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE BELIEVED TO BE OF A VIRGINIA SOLDIER

NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE BELIEVED TO BE OF A VIRGINIA SOLDIER

Waist-up view of a young soldier wearing a dark frockcoat with a high collar outlined in thick light-colored tape with a single three-piece button on each. The front of the coat has a single row of… (1138-1961) Learn More »

LATE OR JUST POST-WAR IMAGE OF A CONFEDERATE VETERAN

LATE OR JUST POST-WAR IMAGE OF A CONFEDERATE VETERAN

CDV is on heavy stock and shows Peter A. McEnery. in a dark civilian suit. Contrast and clarity are very good. Mount and paper are good though the bottom of the mount has light staining. Reverse has a… (1138-979) Learn More »

INK SIGNED BUST VIEW OF 9TH / 10th MISSISSIPPI MUSICIAN

INK SIGNED BUST VIEW OF 9TH / 10th MISSISSIPPI MUSICIAN

Image is a bust view of a bearded soldier in a light-colored shell jacket posed in slight right profile. Contrast and clarity are fair to poor. Mount and paper have light to moderate surface dirt.… (1138-976) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE OFFICER IN CHARGE OF THE PRODUCTION OF AMBULANCES IN RICHMOND –WINCHESTER PHOTOGRAPHER

CDV OF CONFEDERATE OFFICER IN CHARGE OF THE PRODUCTION OF AMBULANCES IN RICHMOND –WINCHESTER PHOTOGRAPHER

Image is a bust view of Captain Richard C. M. Macmurdo sporting a goatee and wearing a dark frockcoat with light piping around the collar. Contrast and clarity are excellent. Paper and mount are also… (1138-968) Learn More »

UNIDENTIFIED CDV OF CONFEDERATE PRIVATE

UNIDENTIFIED CDV OF CONFEDERATE PRIVATE

Image is a bust view of a young man wearing a light-colored coat with fold down lapels. Coat appears to have brass buttons on the front. Beneath the coat is a light-colored military style vest with… (1138-963) Learn More »

CDV OF LIEUTENANT JOHN C. BAILIE, 3RD BATTALION SOUTH CAROLINA ARTILLERY

CDV OF LIEUTENANT JOHN C. BAILIE, 3RD BATTALION SOUTH CAROLINA ARTILLERY

Three-quarter standing studio view of Bailie in uniform. He wears a single-breasted frock with rank insignia seen on the collar. A well-ornamented forage cap sits on table next to him. On the crown is… (1138-846) Learn More »

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED MEMBER OF 1ST S.C. ARTILLERY IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED MEMBER OF 1ST S.C. ARTILLERY IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES

Chest-up view of this gentleman in civilian clothes. He wears a dark frock, white shirt, and thin bow tie. Image is clear with good contrast. Photographer’s backmark, Wearn & Hix, Columbia,… (1138-869) Learn More »

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN, 1ST SOUTH CAROLINA ARTILLERY

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN, 1ST SOUTH CAROLINA ARTILLERY

Three-quarter standing studio view of this Confederate captain in uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with hand placed in Napoleonic style. Rank insignia clearly seen on the collar and sleeves.… (1138-870) Learn More »

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN, 1ST SOUTH CAROLINA ARTILLERY

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN, 1ST SOUTH CAROLINA ARTILLERY

Three-quarter standing studio view of this Confederate captain in uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with hand placed in Napoleonic style. Collar insignia for captain and there is an… (1138-871) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3.00 INCH BROUN SHELL FROM PHILADELPHIA MOLLUS MUSEUM

CONFEDERATE 3.00 INCH BROUN SHELL FROM PHILADELPHIA MOLLUS MUSEUM

The origins of the Civil War Library and Museum date back to 1865 just after the Civil War ended when veteran officers of the United States Army, Navy, and Marine Corps gathered in Philadelphia to… (1052-06) Learn More »

US MODEL 1842 MUSKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1842 MUSKET BAYONET

The bayonet in its entirety has scattered patches of dark discoloration over a dulled and muted pewter coloring.  The tip of the blade has some pinpricking.  ‘U.S’ is stamped on the face flat.… (490-2742) Learn More »

EARLY 4-SCREW MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER MADE IN FALL 1861

EARLY 4-SCREW MODEL 1860 COLT ARMY REVOLVER MADE IN FALL 1861

This 1860 Colt Army revolver has matching serial number 14806 throughout, with the exception of the wedge, and the “BH” inspector cartouche of Benjamin Hannis who was assigned as inspector at the… (490-2984) Learn More »

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 72ND NEW YORK INFANTRY

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 72ND NEW YORK INFANTRY

The full title of this volume is “HISTORY OF THE THIRD REGIMENT EXCELSIOR BRIGADE 72ND NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 1861-1865.” The author is Henri Le Fevre Brown who was a sergeant in Company D of… (1180-26) Learn More »

REPRODUCTION COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 88TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

REPRODUCTION COPY OF THE HISTORY OF THE 88TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS

The full title of this volume is “HISTORY OF THE 88TH PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS IN THE WAR FOR THE UNION 1861-1865” by John D. Vautier of Company I. The history was originally published in 1894 but… (1180-37) Learn More »

$25.00
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COPY OF “CARNIVAL OF BLOOD” – MODERN HISTORY OF THE 7TH NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY

COPY OF “CARNIVAL OF BLOOD” – MODERN HISTORY OF THE 7TH NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY

The full title of this volume is “CARNIVAL OF BLOOD – THE CIVIL WAR ORDEAL OF THE SEVENTH NEW YORK HEAVY ARTILLERY.” The history is by Robert Keating and it was published by Butternut & Blue… (1180-21) Learn More »

BRASS MOUNTED NEW MODEL 1859 SHARPS CARBINE: LIKELY GEORGIA OR OHIO

BRASS MOUNTED NEW MODEL 1859 SHARPS CARBINE: LIKELY GEORGIA OR OHIO

This New Model 1859 Sharps carbine has a great untouched patina to the iron, brass, and wood, and rates about very good for overall condition, with the wood grading lower from handling marks, etc.,… (362-990) Learn More »

1941 VETERANS HONOR LINCOLN PHOTO

1941 VETERANS HONOR LINCOLN PHOTO

Pictured here are a group of GAR members gathered at the Hotel Sherman located in Chicago. The luncheon was hosted by General Charles Dawes to honor Abraham Lincoln.  Pictured from left to right are… (224-605) Learn More »

1937 GAR ENCAMPMENT (LINCOLN) PHOTO

1937 GAR ENCAMPMENT (LINCOLN) PHOTO

GAR members gather and exchange pleasantries at the foot of the University of Wisconsin’s Lincoln Memorial.  This is an original black and white wire print taken at the University on September 7,… (224-604) Learn More »

1938 CW NURSE & GAR VETERAN PHOTO

1938 CW NURSE & GAR VETERAN PHOTO

An endearing embrace of a former Civil War nurse, Alice Carey Risely of Columbia, MO and Union veteran W.W Nixon of Jewel, KS.  The two reportedly knew each other 75 years ago and reunited at the… (224-603) Learn More »

1944 78TH GAR ENCAMPMENT PHOTO

1944 78TH GAR ENCAMPMENT PHOTO

An emphasis on ‘dwindling’ numbers for this gathering, the 78th encampment held in Des Moines, Iowa only 19 members were in attendance.  They are pictured here and a list of their names is… (224-602) Learn More »

1938 75th ANNIVERSARY GETTYSBURG PHOTO

1938 75th ANNIVERSARY GETTYSBURG PHOTO

Approximately 1,870 Union and Confederate veterans gathered for the 75th Anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg in what would be known as the ‘the last’ large scale gathering.  Tent villages… (224-601) Learn More »

1938 PHOTO - VETERANS ENROUTE TO GETTYSBURG

1938 PHOTO - VETERANS ENROUTE TO GETTYSBURG

Veterans reunite enroute to the 75th Anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg.  Pictured left to right are Albert Hansbury of Etna, CA and Alban Davis of Pasadena, CA.  The Anniversary would be known… (224-600) Learn More »

SCARCE SPECIAL ORDER CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY ROBY, FOR HIS OWN CAVALRY TROOP: LT. JAMES A. DAVIS, LATE 2nd MASS, WIA ANTIETAM

SCARCE SPECIAL ORDER CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER BY ROBY, FOR HIS OWN CAVALRY TROOP: LT. JAMES A. DAVIS, LATE 2nd MASS, WIA ANTIETAM

We know of just three of these Roby cavalry officer’s sabers made for officers of the Spaulding Light Cavalry: one inscribed to E.S. Parkhurst, the troop’s 1st Lieutenant (Chelmsford Historical… (870-156) Learn More »

$5,850.00
Originally $6,500.00

CDV OF THREE BLACK WOMEN SMOKING A HOOKAH

CDV OF THREE BLACK WOMEN SMOKING A HOOKAH

Seated studio view of three black women. One is smoking from a hookah/water pipe, one has an unidentified item in her hand, and the third holds a tea cup. All are well-dressed with jewelry, elaborate… (1138-1675) Learn More »

"TRUBBLE IN DE CHURCH" CDV

"TRUBBLE IN DE CHURCH" CDV

Lithograph in CDV format depicting a scene in an African-American church gathering. All those portrayed in the image have stereotyped features. The preacher in the pulpit exclaims, "If dem profane… (1138-1714) Learn More »

CDV OF WILLIAM W. REID, 15TH GEORGIA INFANTRY

CDV OF WILLIAM W. REID, 15TH GEORGIA INFANTRY

Waist-up view of a Reid in uniform. He wears a single-breasted frock with dark braid at the cuffs. The image is clear with good contrast. CDV mount shows wear to edges with the top, right corner… (1138-592) Learn More »

$550.00
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CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN, MACON BACKMARK

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN, MACON BACKMARK

Seated studio view of unidentified Confederate captain in uniform. He wears a single-breasted jacket with shoulder straps and a forage cap on his head. The image is clear with very good contrast.… (1138-596) Learn More »

CDV OF REUBEN D. PHILLIPS, 6TH ALABAMA INFANTRY

CDV OF REUBEN D. PHILLIPS, 6TH ALABAMA INFANTRY

Three-quarter standing view of a young looking Phillips in uniform. He wears a dark single-breasted frock with dark trousers and kepi. He supports a musket at "Carry Arms". The image is clear with… (1138-584) Learn More »

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE SOLDIER

CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE SOLDIER

Oval waist-up view of unidentified Confederate soldier in uniform. He wears a single-breasted jacket. The image is clear but light. No photographer's backmark. A pencil note by Mr. Turner on the back,… (1138-581) Learn More »

CDV OF SOLON L. COLEMAN, 4TH ALABAMA INFANTRY, WOUNDED AT FREDERICKSBURG

CDV OF SOLON L. COLEMAN, 4TH ALABAMA INFANTRY, WOUNDED AT FREDERICKSBURG

Bust view of Coleman in civilian clothes. The image is "hazy" most likely from poor quality photographic chemicals used. No photographer's backmark. Pencil identification on back. Coleman enlisted on… (1138-573) Learn More »

$150.00
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CDV OF FLAVIUS F. KIMBROUGH, 6TH ALABAMA INFANTRY

CDV OF FLAVIUS F. KIMBROUGH, 6TH ALABAMA INFANTRY

Oval, waist-up view of Kimbrough in check shirt and uniform jacket. The image is clear if some what light. Photographer's backmark, Chas. F. Moore & Co., Mobile, AL. Kimbrough enlisted on May 16,… (1138-572) Learn More »

CHEST-UP VIEW OF JOHN S. MOSBY AS A MAJOR

CHEST-UP VIEW OF JOHN S. MOSBY AS A MAJOR

Image shows Mosby wearing a matching light-colored coat and vest. The coat has the single star of a Confederate major on the turned down collars. Image looks to be from life but has been heavily… (1138-396) Learn More »

CDV OF SOUTH CAROLINA’S GENERAL MILLEDGE BONHAM

CDV OF SOUTH CAROLINA’S GENERAL MILLEDGE BONHAM

Chest-up vignette view of Bonham in a dark double-breasted frockcoat. His shoulder straps and support strap for his sword belt are visible. Contrast and clarity are excellent. Paper and mount are also… (1138-48) Learn More »

GREAT BUST VIEW CDV OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY IN UNIFORM BY A RICHMOND PHOTOGRAPHER – IMAGE IS DATED AND COMES FROM THE PERSONAL ALBUM OF GENERAL FITZHUGH LEE

GREAT BUST VIEW CDV OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY IN UNIFORM BY A RICHMOND PHOTOGRAPHER – IMAGE IS DATED AND COMES FROM THE PERSONAL ALBUM OF GENERAL FITZHUGH LEE

Chest-up view of Mosby in a light-colored double-breasted frockcoat with dark collar showing the three stars of a colonel. Contrast and clarity are outstanding. Paper is good but the mount has been… (1138-393) Learn More »

LITHOGRAPHED SEATED VIEW OF MISSOURI GENERAL M. JEFF THOMPSON

LITHOGRAPHED SEATED VIEW OF MISSOURI GENERAL M. JEFF THOMPSON

Lithographed CDV shows Thompson seated at a table. He is posed with one arm resting on the table and holding a gauntlet while the other hand rests on the hilt of his sword. The General wears dark… (1138-529) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL HENRY D. CLAYTON BY BRADY

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL HENRY D. CLAYTON BY BRADY

Image is a waist up view of Clayton in a dark civilian suit, white shirt and dark bowtie. Clarity and contrast are very good. Paper is good but the mount corners have been clipped and the top edge… (1138-88) Learn More »

LITHOGRAPHED VIEW OF GENERAL FELIX ZOLLICOFFER KILLED AT MILL SPRINGS

LITHOGRAPHED VIEW OF GENERAL FELIX ZOLLICOFFER KILLED AT MILL SPRINGS

Three-quarter standing view of General Zollicoffer in a dark double-breasted frockcoat and matching trousers holding his kepi in his hand. He is posed in front of a pastoral backdrop. Contrast and… (1138-570) Learn More »

RELIC M1816 BUTT PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG – STANLEY WOLF COLLECTION

RELIC M1816 BUTT PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG – STANLEY WOLF COLLECTION

Offered here is a rusty relic recovered by Mr. Stanley Wolf. This iron piece came from a Model 1816 musket. The butt plate is rusty and untreated. The specific recovery location around Gettysburg is… (2022-1129) Learn More »

$67.50
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RELIC P1854 AUSTRIAN MUSKET WRENCH RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG – STANLEY WOLF COLLECTION

RELIC P1854 AUSTRIAN MUSKET WRENCH RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG – STANLEY WOLF COLLECTION

Offered here is a rusty relic recovered by Mr. Stanley Wolf. This iron tool is for use with the P1854 Austrian rifle. The musket wrench is rusty and untreated. The specific recovery location around… (2022-1135) Learn More »

RELIC M1855/61 MUSKET WRENCH RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG – STANLEY WOLF COLLECTION

RELIC M1855/61 MUSKET WRENCH RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG – STANLEY WOLF COLLECTION

Offered here is a rusty relic recovered by Mr. Stanley Wolf. This iron tool is for use with Springfield rifle muskets. The musket wrench is rusty and untreated. The specific recovery location around… (2022-1134) Learn More »

MODEL 1892 WINCHESTER RIFLE

MODEL 1892 WINCHESTER RIFLE

Serial number 70464, this Model 1892 Winchester is .38 WCF, was made in 1894, and rates near Fine for overall condition with 80% thin shiny blue on the receiver, stronger on the right, with some… (169-533) Learn More »

U.S. MODEL 1855 MUSKET WIPER – RARE .58 CALIBER

U.S. MODEL 1855 MUSKET WIPER – RARE .58 CALIBER

A much-used appendage for Civil War muskets.  This wiper would be screwed on to the threaded end of a ramrod and used to “pull” bullets or to extract cartridge paper and cleaning patches.  This… (490-3690C) Learn More »

$30.00
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U.S. MODEL 1855 MUSKET WIPER – RARE .58 CALIBER -- TALL

U.S. MODEL 1855 MUSKET WIPER – RARE .58 CALIBER -- TALL

A much-used appendage for Civil War muskets.  This wiper would be screwed on to the threaded end of a ramrod and used to “pull” bullets or to extract cartridge paper and cleaning patches.  This… (490-3690B) Learn More »


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SCARCE NEW MODEL 1865 SHARPS STILL IN PERCUSSION NEAR FACTORY NEW

There are no appreciable differences between the NM1863 and NM1865 Sharps other than the stamped model designation by the company, and its occasional absence, which some have speculated was due to worn out or broken old dies, or was a marketing ploy… (490-2531). Learn More »

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