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U.S. PATTERN 1861 CARTRIDGE BOX AND PLATE

U.S. PATTERN 1861 CARTRIDGE BOX AND PLATE

This Civil War leather accoutrement is a Federal Pattern of 1861 rifle musket cartridge box used to hold forty, .58 caliber paper cartridges. Brass US “box” plate is present. This cartridge box… (766-1631) Learn More »

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE 22ND PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY REGIMENTAL HISTORY

ORIGINAL COPY OF THE 22ND PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY REGIMENTAL HISTORY

The full title of this volume is “THE TWENTY-SECOND PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY AND THE RINGGOLD BATTALION 1861-1865.” The history was written, compiled and published by Samuel Clarke Farrar, Company C,… (1146-248) Learn More »

CS 4.52” 12-POUNDER, SPHERICAL CASE SHOT, LEAD SIDE LOADER PLUG FROM COLD HARBOR

CS 4.52” 12-POUNDER, SPHERICAL CASE SHOT, LEAD SIDE LOADER PLUG FROM COLD HARBOR

Confederate 12-pounder spherical case shot for smoothbore cannons. This shell has the typical Confederate brass fuse adapter that would have taken a paper time fuse. Lead plug fills the hole in the… (766-1682) Learn More »

12-POUNDER BORMAN CANNON BALL FROM COLD HARBOR

12-POUNDER BORMAN CANNON BALL FROM COLD HARBOR

Typical cannon ball for Civil War smoothbore artillery pieces in “dug” condition. This has a complete Bormann time fuse in place. Fuse clearly exhibits the timing marks and remains in good… (766-1662) Learn More »

US/CS 4.52-INCH 12-PDR. SPHERICAL SHELL WITH WOOD FUSE PLUG

US/CS 4.52-INCH 12-PDR. SPHERICAL SHELL WITH WOOD FUSE PLUG

Here is an original 4.52” spherical shell with wood fuse plug in place. The iron surface remains clean and in very good condition. A perfect wood fuse adapter is in place. A hollow shell meant to be… (766-1681) Learn More »

PACKAGE OF 4-SECOND ARTILLERY TIME FUSES

PACKAGE OF 4-SECOND ARTILLERY TIME FUSES

Complete pack of 4-second time fuses for artillery shells. Tan paper-wrapped pack of five fuses. Tied with string. Stenciled “4.S”.  Paper is cracked over top and bottom edges. [jet] [ph:L] Note:… (1151-20) Learn More »

PACK OF FRANKFORD ARSENAL 8-SECOND FUSES

PACK OF FRANKFORD ARSENAL 8-SECOND FUSES

This pack of 8-second artillery fuses originates from the Frankford Arsenal and was produced in 1863. The pack is constructed of a drilled wood block covered with a printed paper label. This paper… (1151-16) Learn More »

PACK OF FRANKFORD ARSENAL 20-SECOND FUSES

PACK OF FRANKFORD ARSENAL 20-SECOND FUSES

This pack of 20-second artillery fuses originates from the Frankford Arsenal and was produced in 1864. The pack is constructed of a drilled wood block covered with a paper label. This paper covering… (1151-15) Learn More »

MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH CORK, COVER, AND PARTIAL SLING

MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE CANTEEN WITH CORK, COVER, AND PARTIAL SLING

Original Civil War Model 1858 corrugated-pattern tin canteen, often called the “bullseye” pattern. The body consists of two circular sections of pressed-tin soldered together at the rim. The… (362-939) Learn More »

SPYGLASS/TELESCOPE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

SPYGLASS/TELESCOPE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION

Beautiful brass antique spyglass/telescope. Constructed of brass with a cord wrap around the body.  Complete – five sections with lens covers.  It retains clear optics and is in perfect working… (179-1123) Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF TWO ARMED MEMBERS OF THE 4TH MISSOURI INFANTRY

SIXTH-PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF TWO ARMED MEMBERS OF THE 4TH MISSOURI INFANTRY

The subjects of this exceptionally clear ambrotype are identified as Ludwig and Louis Reifsteck. Ludwig stands at left wearing a dark kepi, light-colored overcoat with cape and a white buff belt with… (2021-930) Learn More »

$950.00
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INTERESTING OUTDOOR TINTYPE OF ELEVEN UNION SOLDIERS & THEIR DRUMMER

INTERESTING OUTDOOR TINTYPE OF ELEVEN UNION SOLDIERS & THEIR DRUMMER

This outdoor sixth-plate view shows what may be the remains of a Union infantry Company after some months campaigning. At first glance it just appears to show 12 soldiers lined up in a field in front… (2021-923) Learn More »

VERY FINE ORIGINAL, FIRST TYPE, TWO-TRIGGER FRANK WESSON RIFLE

VERY FINE ORIGINAL, FIRST TYPE, TWO-TRIGGER FRANK WESSON RIFLE

Here is an original, seldom-seen Frank Wesson single-shot breechloader in excellent condition, one of the best that we have handled. This 1st Type, twin-trigger, .44 caliber rimfire, Wesson rifle made… (779-09) Learn More »

ORIGINAL PRE-WAR COLT MODEL 1851 ‘NAVY’ REVOLVER

ORIGINAL PRE-WAR COLT MODEL 1851 ‘NAVY’ REVOLVER

Presented here is a Third Model specimen of an original Colt 1851 Navy Revolver in very good condition. One of the most popular pistols ever produced by Samuel Colt’s firm in Hartford, Connecticut… (779-06) Learn More »

US WORLD WAR ONE MODEL 1916 BACON CAN

US WORLD WAR ONE MODEL 1916 BACON CAN

Standard issue tin ration or "bacon" can. It meas. approx. 7.00 x 3.00 x 3.00. Detachable lid is embossed at top "Model of 1916." Lid has some residue from an old label but otherwise the item is in… (1000-2679) Learn More »

US MODEL 1910 CONDIMENT CAN

US MODEL 1910 CONDIMENT CAN

Used by the US Army throughout World War One the can is made of ribbed tin and meas. approx. 6.50 inches long by 2.50 inches wide by 2.50 inches tall. Each end of the can has a screw-off cap. The… (1000-2678) Learn More »

US MODEL 1910 CONDIMENT CAN

US MODEL 1910 CONDIMENT CAN

Used by the US Army throughout World War One the can is made of ribbed tin and meas. approx. 6.50 inches long by 2.50 inches wide by 2.50 inches tall. Each end of the can has a screw-off cap. The… (1000-2677) Learn More »

PAIR OF WORLD WAR TWO JAPANESE PUTTEES

PAIR OF WORLD WAR TWO JAPANESE PUTTEES

Pair of cloth Japanese puttees in good condition complete with ties. These were worn over the top of the boot and wound upward around the calf of each leg. Cloth surfaces show light dirt from age,… (1000-2790) Learn More »

SMALL LOT OF POST-WORLD WAR II PHOTOS OF HITLER’S ARCHITECT & MINISTER OF ARMAMENT ALBERT SPEER – ONE IS AUTOGRAPHED BY SPEER

SMALL LOT OF POST-WORLD WAR II PHOTOS OF HITLER’S ARCHITECT & MINISTER OF ARMAMENT ALBERT SPEER – ONE IS AUTOGRAPHED BY SPEER

This is a small lot of photographs that comes to us from a local Gettysburg citizen whose family were friends of the Heidtke family. The Heidtke’s were friends with Albert Speer and visited him on… (724-27) Learn More »

THIRD TYPE P.S. JUSTICE MUSKET

THIRD TYPE P.S. JUSTICE MUSKET

The .69 caliber barrel was originally finished brown but the finish fades as you move towards the muzzle. Barrel surface is free of pitting but there is some light surface scratching at the breech.… (1146-170) Learn More »

GAR MEDAL AND GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC HONORABLE DISCHARGE - ALEXANDER LEE, POST 90, DEPARTMENT OF NEW YORK, HORSFALL, NY

GAR MEDAL AND GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC HONORABLE DISCHARGE - ALEXANDER LEE, POST 90, DEPARTMENT OF NEW YORK, HORSFALL, NY

Dated “Schenectady, NY, 21 March 1893.” Discharge is a pre-printed form, one page, 9” x 11.25. Exhibits fold-marks, slight tears along vertical fold-lines from the bottom. Else VG. The document… (1094-92) Learn More »

SELECTION OF CDV SIZED STEEL ENGRAVINGS OF UNION GENERALS (NO BACKMARKS)

SELECTION OF CDV SIZED STEEL ENGRAVINGS OF UNION GENERALS (NO BACKMARKS)

CDV sized steel engravings (3.75” x 2.5”). Great for framing with signatures. Row 1, Left to Right 1139-275 Gen. Grant 1139-303 Gen. McClellan 1139-299 Gen. Sprague Row 2, Left to Right 1139-300… Learn More »

EXCELLENT BUST VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL HARRY T. HAYS IN UNIFORM

EXCELLENT BUST VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL HARRY T. HAYS IN UNIFORM

Hays is shown wearing a medium-colored double-breasted frock coat with general’s collar insignia. Contrast and clarity are excellent. Mount and paper are good. Mount corners are slightly… (1138-186) Learn More »

LITHOGRAPH IMAGE OF SOUTHERN CAVALRYMAN JOHN HUNT MORGAN

LITHOGRAPH IMAGE OF SOUTHERN CAVALRYMAN JOHN HUNT MORGAN

Image is a chest up lithograph of Morgan in a dark double-breasted frock coat with the three stars of a Confederate colonel on his collar and colonel’s shoulder straps. Bottom of the mount has the… (1138-410) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON

Image is a waist-up view of Johnston in Confederate uniform. The paper was cut into an oval and pasted onto a white mount. Reverse has only collector information in pencil. The clarity and contrast of… (1138-239) Learn More »

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF GENERAL NATHAN G. “SHANKS” EVANS

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF GENERAL NATHAN G. “SHANKS” EVANS

Evans is shown in his while still serving in the United States Army. He wears a dark single-breasted frockcoat with brush epaulettes and dark trousers. He also wears his sword belt and sash with… (1138-131) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JAMES LONGSTREET

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JAMES LONGSTREET

Straight on vignette bust view of Longstreet in a double-breasted frockcoat. Clarity and contrast are very good. Mount and paper have light surface dirt. Reverse is blank but for “LONGSTREET” in… (1138-346) Learn More »

POST-WAR VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE BY ALEXANDER GARDNER

POST-WAR VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE BY ALEXANDER GARDNER

CDV is a three-quarter seated view of General Lee in a dark civilian suit. He is posed with his hands resting in his lap and his head is turned in a slight right profile. Bottom has caption of… (1138-313) Learn More »

$300.00
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VIGNETTE CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL ST. JOHN R. LIDDELL

VIGNETTE CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL ST. JOHN R. LIDDELL

Image is a chest-up view of Liddell in the uniform of a Confederate general. He wears a double-breasted frockcoat with clearly visible general’s insignia on the collar. He also wears a dark tie with… (1138-335) Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF GENERAL ALBERT G. JENKINS WITH BALTIMORE BACK MARK

BUST VIEW OF GENERAL ALBERT G. JENKINS WITH BALTIMORE BACK MARK

CDV is of Jenkins sporting his signature extra-long beard wearing a slightly visible Confederate uniform. Contrast and clarity are excellent. Mount and paper are very good. Bottom center of mount has… (1138-224) Learn More »

MUSEUM QUALITY THREE-QUARTER SEATED VIEW OF GENERAL JEB STUART

MUSEUM QUALITY THREE-QUARTER SEATED VIEW OF GENERAL JEB STUART

Image is the well-known seated view of Stuart wearing double-breasted frock coat and dark trousers with wide leg stripe, gauntlets, knee high boots, belt, sash, sword and holding his famous ostrich… (1138-510) Learn More »

VERY UNUSUAL AMBROTYPE OF A CS CAVALRY TROOPER

VERY UNUSUAL AMBROTYPE OF A CS CAVALRY TROOPER

This 6th plate ambrotype is quite wonderful in showing a real Confederate cavalry trooper much as Hollywood liked to portray him. In fact, this is one of those images that excites loud comments from… (1138-1820) Learn More »

RARE US FIRST CONTRACT COLT M1851 NAVY-NAVY REVOLVER DELIVERED TO NORFOLK 1857 AND RARE USN 1873 COLT RICHARDS-MASON CONVERSION

RARE US FIRST CONTRACT COLT M1851 NAVY-NAVY REVOLVER DELIVERED TO NORFOLK 1857 AND RARE USN 1873 COLT RICHARDS-MASON CONVERSION

This pistol was in the first contract purchase of Colt Navy revolvers by the USN, made in September 1857 and was in the first shipment of 615 revolvers delivered to the Norfolk Navy Yard November 9,… (1142-122) Learn More »

SIGNED COLT REFERENCE BOOK BY R. L. WILSON FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE ARTIST AND SCULPTOR RON TUNISON

SIGNED COLT REFERENCE BOOK BY R. L. WILSON FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE ARTIST AND SCULPTOR RON TUNISON

Nice hardcover copy of “THE BOOK OF COLT FIREARMS” by R. L. Wilson and published by Blue Book Publications in 1993. Volume meas. approx. 9.25 x 12.25 inches with full color dustjacket in excellent… (1100-289) Learn More »

$75.00
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CIVIL WAR .69 IMPORT BAYONET

CIVIL WAR .69 IMPORT BAYONET

The iron surface on this .69 bayonet is mostly clean with only light mottling. Blade edges show a few small nicks but overall, the item has a nice appearance. Socket has a clean interior, a bridged… (490-1648) Learn More »

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF A DOUBLE ARMED UNION INFANTRYMAN

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF A DOUBLE ARMED UNION INFANTRYMAN

Sixth-plate tintype of a Union soldier standing at the position of “SHOULDER ARMS.” He wears a dark forage cap with upturned visor, dark frockcoat and matching trousers. His accouterments consist… (1139-88) Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG UNION SOLDIER WITH PATRIOTIC MAT

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG UNION SOLDIER WITH PATRIOTIC MAT

Nice waist-up view of a young Union private who looks too young to shave. He wears a dark forage cap at a rakish angle and a matching dark frockcoat with eagle buttons. The subject’s cheeks are… (1139-02) Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE IMAGE OF ARMED FEDERAL SOLDIER

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE IMAGE OF ARMED FEDERAL SOLDIER

Waist-up view of a middle-aged Union private holding his musket across his chest. The bareheaded subject wears dark frockcoat and light trousers with a cartridge box sling with plate and a waistbelt… (1139-15) Learn More »

SUPER HALF-PLATE TINTYPE OF A NEW YORK CORPORAL

SUPER HALF-PLATE TINTYPE OF A NEW YORK CORPORAL

Wonderful full-standing view of a young Union corporal posed leaning against a column. He wears a New York style shell jacket with piped collar, cuffs, cloth shoulder epaulettes and belt loops at his… (1139-25) Learn More »

HANDWRITTEN NOTE BY GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN

HANDWRITTEN NOTE BY GENERAL WILLIAM T. SHERMAN

This small slip of paper in fair condition meas. approx. 3.75 x 2.50 inches and is all written and signed in General Sherman’s hand. The top edge has some chipping and there is a tear that runs ¾… (1152-16) Learn More »

$250.00
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EARLY PATTERN MILITIA INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX

EARLY PATTERN MILITIA INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX

This American artifact is a very early and seldom seen pattern of a militia leather cartridge box, circa 1820s, still in remarkably intact condition. The large .71 or .72 caliber cartridge box was… (1152-17) Learn More »

EARLY JENNIE WADE DOUGH TRAY SOUVENIR – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

EARLY JENNIE WADE DOUGH TRAY SOUVENIR – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is a dough tray souvenir of Jennie Wade, the only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg.  Jennie Wade was supposedly making bread for troops by a dough tray when a stray bullet… (1152-49) Learn More »

$45.00
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SMALL PATTERN M1839 U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE – “W.H. SMITH / BROOKLYN”

SMALL PATTERN M1839 U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE – “W.H. SMITH / BROOKLYN”

The face of this plate is near perfect with great original finish. The reverse has 100% of the lead fill and both iron loops. Maker’s mark, “W. H. SMITH / BROOKLYN” is clearly stamped. A very… (1142-130) Learn More »

SECOND MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE SERIAL #17730

SECOND MODEL MAYNARD CARBINE SERIAL #17730

This is a very good example of the regulation, military issue Second Model Maynard cavalry carbine. The barrel has about 100 percent deep blue finish remaining with good bore and both sights in place.… (2021-769) Learn More »

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S TOOLED SWORD BELT WITH PATTERN 1851 BUCKLE

CIVIL WAR OFFICER’S TOOLED SWORD BELT WITH PATTERN 1851 BUCKLE

This is an officer’s sword belt rig in very good condition. Belt is constructed of folded leather that is stitched together on the inside. A double row of stitching is also found on top and bottom… (766-1554) Learn More »

$850.00
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WORLD WAR TWO BRITISH ENTRENCHING TOOL WITH CASE

WORLD WAR TWO BRITISH ENTRENCHING TOOL WITH CASE

Carrying case is made of khaki canvas. The inside is stamped with a Canadian property mark and the makers name of “? T. & T. LTD. 1943.” There is also the last four digits of a number… (1000-2818) Learn More »

US MODEL 1910 HAVERSACK WITH ATTACHED MEATCAN POUCH & PACK CARRIER - DATED 1918

US MODEL 1910 HAVERSACK WITH ATTACHED MEATCAN POUCH & PACK CARRIER - DATED 1918

Made of khaki web material this is the standard issue haversack as used in World War One. All of the straps and hardware are present. Outer flap is stenciled with a strong “U.S.” in black ink and… (1000-2683) Learn More »

US MODEL 1910 HAVERSACK WITH ATTACHED PACK CARRIER - DATED 1918

US MODEL 1910 HAVERSACK WITH ATTACHED PACK CARRIER - DATED 1918

Made of khaki web material this is the standard issue haversack as used in World War One. All of the straps and hardware are present. Outer flap is stenciled with a strong “U.S.” in black ink. The… (1000-2672) Learn More »

MINIATURE BRICK FROM THE DUNKER CHURCH AT ANTIETAM

MINIATURE BRICK FROM THE DUNKER CHURCH AT ANTIETAM

This small brick meas. approx. 3.75 x 1.00 x 1.00 inches and bears a printed label on the front that reads “A MINATURE BRICK MADE FROM AN ORIGINAL BRICK TAKEN FROM THE OLD DUNKARD CHURCH, ANTIETAM… (141-142) Learn More »

$100.00
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1840’S-1850’S FRENCH NAVAL CUTLASS DUG AT NEWTOWN, NEW YORK

1840’S-1850’S FRENCH NAVAL CUTLASS DUG AT NEWTOWN, NEW YORK

This French cutlass is complete with the blade, guard, grip and pommel. The attached tag says that it was found by a farmer plowing his fields on the 1779 Newtown, New York battlefield and that it is… (1146-258) Learn More »

SIGNED COPY OF “CIVIL WAR ARMY SWORDS” BY JOHN H. THILLMANN

SIGNED COPY OF “CIVIL WAR ARMY SWORDS” BY JOHN H. THILLMANN

Full title is “Civil War Army Swords: A Study of United States Army Swords from 1832 through 1865” by John H. Thillmann published in 2008 by Andrew Mowbray Incorporated. The book runs 608 pages… (573-171) Learn More »

$90.00
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CONFEDERATE PATRIOTIC CDV

CONFEDERATE PATRIOTIC CDV

Patriotic images featuring 2nd National Confederate flag in a large ovel at center. Significant War scenes depicted above and below. Image on typical cdv mount with border. Slight crease mark through… (1138-1485) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WADE HAMPTON

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WADE HAMPTON

Bust-view carte de viste of Hampton. He wears a double-breasted frock with collar insignia and shoulder straps. Image contrast is good and photo is pasted on typical cdv mount with border. This one… (1138-165) Learn More »

SIGNED CDV OF C.S. GENERAL JOSEPH R. ANDERSON, OWNER OF TREDEGAR IRON WORKS

SIGNED CDV OF C.S. GENERAL JOSEPH R. ANDERSON, OWNER OF TREDEGAR IRON WORKS

Waist-up, seated view of Anderson. He wears a double-breasted frock with buff collar and cuffs. Rank insignia is visible on collar and sleeves. Contrast and clarity are very good. Period ink signature… (1138-08) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE SEC. OF WAR, J.A. SEDDON'S HOUSE

CDV OF CONFEDERATE SEC. OF WAR, J.A. SEDDON'S HOUSE

Carte de Viste showing the home of James A. Seddon, Confederate Secretary of War. Image is in horizontal format. Clear photo with very good contrast. Mathew Brady backmark. Modern pencil notations on… (1138-1538) Learn More »

CDV OF LOUISIANA'S OLD STATE CAPITOL BUILDING AT BATON ROUGE

CDV OF LOUISIANA'S OLD STATE CAPITOL BUILDING AT BATON ROUGE

Carte de Viste of Louisiana's state capitol building in Baton Rouge. Image is horizontal in format. Clear with good contrast; view of front. Photographer's backmark, A.D. Lytle, Baton Rouge. The Old… (1138-1509) Learn More »

CDV OF INTERIOR OF FORT WARREN, BOSTON HARBOR

CDV OF INTERIOR OF FORT WARREN, BOSTON HARBOR

Carte de Viste showing the parade ground and interior of Fort Warren located in Boston Harbor. Image is in horizontal format. Clear photo with good contrast. Photographer's backmark, Black &… (1138-1527) Learn More »

CDV OF CASTLE THUNDER, RICHMOND, VA

CDV OF CASTLE THUNDER, RICHMOND, VA

Second generation (photo of a photo) horizontal view of Castle Thunder Prison looking northeast. This view was recorded after a large sign board was hung on the corner of the building. Large… (1138-1505) Learn More »

CDV OF LIBBY PRISON, RICHMOND, VA

CDV OF LIBBY PRISON, RICHMOND, VA

Horizontal view of Libby Prison with tents and soldiers in the foreground. Confederate flag flying from roof. No photographer's backmark. Modern pencil notes on reverse. Libby Prison was a Confederate… (1138-1511) Learn More »

$250.00
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CDV OF THE WHITE HOUSE PLANTATION ON THE PAMUNKEY RIVER

CDV OF THE WHITE HOUSE PLANTATION ON THE PAMUNKEY RIVER

Horizontal view of the "White House on the Pamunkey," New Kent County, Virginia, residence of Gen. W.H.F. Lee, and 1862 headquarters of General George B. McClellan. Rarely seen view looking… (1138-1527) Learn More »

$200.00
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CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WILLIAM N. BEALL

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WILLIAM N. BEALL

Chest-up view carte de viste of Beall in Confederate uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with general’s collar insignia. Image clear with very good contrast. In this view he has a moustache… (1138-25) Learn More »

CDV OF GEORGE DEAS, C.S. ASSISTANT SEC. OF WAR

CDV OF GEORGE DEAS, C.S. ASSISTANT SEC. OF WAR

Waist-up, seated view carte de viste of Deas in civilian clothes. Image is clear with very good contrast. Period ink identification on lower edge of mount. Photographer’s backmark, E. & H.T.… (1138-110) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL JOHN S. WILLIAMS

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL JOHN S. WILLIAMS

Bust view carte de viste of Williams in Confederate uniform with only his collar visible. His general’s collar insignia is clearly visible. Image is clear but slightly light. No photographer’s… (1138-559) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY

CDV OF C.S. COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY

Bust-view of Mosby. He wears a double-breasted uniform with rank insignia on the collar. Image is clear with good contrast. Photographer’s backmark, “Vannerson & Jones” in Richmond. A blue,… (1138-403) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WILLIAM NELSON PENDLETON

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WILLIAM NELSON PENDLETON

Waist-up, seated view of Pendleton. He wears a double-breasted frock with rank insignia visible on sleeves. Contrast and clarity are very good. Period ink identification on lower edge of mount,… (1138-431) Learn More »

“CROSSING A SWAMP. N. CAR. [NORTH CAROLINA]” - SKETCH BY ALEXANDER C. MEINUNG, 26TH NORTH CAROLINA INFANTRY

“CROSSING A SWAMP. N. CAR. [NORTH CAROLINA]” - SKETCH BY ALEXANDER C. MEINUNG, 26TH NORTH CAROLINA INFANTRY

Black & white ink sketch, 5.75” x 3.375, matted and mounted on heavy white card, 11.75” x 10. Sketch captioned “Crossing a Swamp. N. Car.”, 3.5” x .5 - is mounted below. The sketch… (1052-50) Learn More »

MATTED DISPLAY OF FLAGS OF THE CIVIL WAR

MATTED DISPLAY OF FLAGS OF THE CIVIL WAR

Numerous flags and pendants were used by both sides during the Civil War. They include regimental flags as well as 34- and 35-star United States flags and various types of Confederate flags. From left… (2021-903) Learn More »

$325.00
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN HAIR & BANDAGE FRAGMENT FROM THE PETERSON HOUSE

ABRAHAM LINCOLN HAIR & BANDAGE FRAGMENT FROM THE PETERSON HOUSE

Nicely matted to display, this piece features four small strands of Lincoln’s hair, and a fragment of the gauze bandage from his death room at the Peterson House. Also included in this display is an… (2021-908) Learn More »

$550.00
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US MODEL 1812 SOCKET BAYONET

US MODEL 1812 SOCKET BAYONET

Surface is mostly bright with minor mottling. Socket has a bridged mortise which is stamped with a “G” at the upper end. Blade flat is stamped with “US.” Elbow is stamped on the side with a… (172-5677) Learn More »

BRITISH SOCKET BAYONET

BRITISH SOCKET BAYONET

This item accompanied a British Pattern 1842 musket. It was manufactured by the George Salter & Company located in Birmingham, England. There is a clear maker’s stamp ‘G. SALTER & CO.’… (172-5679) Learn More »

$135.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, OCTOBER 12, 1861 – “OUR GENERALS”

HARPER’S WEEKLY, NEW YORK, OCTOBER 12, 1861 – “OUR GENERALS”

Vol. V.—No. 250. 16 pp. [641-656], four columns, with numerous stories, illustrations and cartoons. Front cover features portrait sketches [with inside stories] of “Brigadier-General Sturgis… (998-1891) Learn More »

$45.00
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HARPER’S WEEKLY, APRIL 2, 1864 - GETTYSBURG CEMETERY

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

Vol VII—no. 379. 16 pp. (209-224), 4 columns, 16.5 x11”, w/numerous illustrations and cartoons. Exhibits light chipping of left cover margin. Else VG. Front cover features upper level… (998-1881) Learn More »

UCV WASHINGTON ARTILLERY COMPANY RIBBON WITH LAPEL PIN

UCV WASHINGTON ARTILLERY COMPANY RIBBON WITH LAPEL PIN

In both the north and south there were a number of veterans’ organizations, and United Confederate Veterans (UCV) organization worked similarly to the GAR.  Both were civic organizations that… (1139-1001) Learn More »

UCV WASHINGTON ARTILLERY COMPANY RIBBON

UCV WASHINGTON ARTILLERY COMPANY RIBBON

In both the north and south there were a number of veterans’ organizations, and United Confederate Veterans organization worked similarly to the GAR.  Both were civic organizations that reflected… (1139-1000) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL RICHARD GARNETT

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL RICHARD GARNETT

Bust view of Garnett in pre-Civil War uniform. Image is clear with good contrast. No photographer’s backmark. Richard Brooke Garnett (November 21, 1817 – July 3, 1863) was a career United States… (1138-152) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL LOUIS T. WIGFALL

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL LOUIS T. WIGFALL

Full standing studio view of Wigfall in civilian clothes. He holds a cane in one hand and a top hat in the other. Image is clear with good contrast. Photographer’s backmark, E. Anthony, New York,… (1138-555D) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL JOHN S. WILLIAMS

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL JOHN S. WILLIAMS

Bust view cdv lithograph of Williams in Confederate uniform. His general’s collar insignia is clearly visible. Image is sharp and clear. Photographer’s backmark, C.D. Frederick’s & Co., New… (1138-557) Learn More »

CDV OF UNKNOWN CITY STREET (NASHVILLE?)

CDV OF UNKNOWN CITY STREET (NASHVILLE?)

Horizontal image of a city street. Mount has photographer’s name and “Nashville, Tenn” printed on edge of mount. Elaborate backmark, W.E. Armstrong, Nashville. Most likely a street in Nashville,… (1138-1523) Learn More »

CDV OF R.E. LEE’S FAREWELL ADDRESS

CDV OF R.E. LEE’S FAREWELL ADDRESS

Image of General Order No. 9, Lee’s Farewell Address done in an oval format. Pasted to typical mount. Photographer’s backmark, Wm. Roads, Charlottesville, VA. [jet]  … (1138-312) Learn More »

$200.00
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CDV OF C.S. GENERAL GIDEON PILLOW

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL GIDEON PILLOW

Three-quarter standing view of Pillow in civilian clothes. Image is clear with good contrast. Photographer’s backmark, E. & H.T. Anthony, New York. Gideon Johnson Pillow (June 8, 1806 –… (1138-446) Learn More »

107th OHIO VETERANS AT THEIR GETTYSBURG MONUMENT DEDICATION

107th OHIO VETERANS AT THEIR GETTYSBURG MONUMENT DEDICATION

This photo taken at the monument of the 107th Ohio at Gettysburg shows about 42 of the regiment’s survivors seated in front of the monument and standing to each side and is mounted in its original… (224-591) Learn More »

RARE AND UNUSUAL VIEW OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY & ONE OF HIS MEN

RARE AND UNUSUAL VIEW OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY & ONE OF HIS MEN

CDV shows Colonel John Singleton Mosby, the Gray Ghost of the Confederacy, seated in a chair holding a light-colored slouch hat in his lap. He wears a dark civilian coat with light trousers. Standing… (1138-383) Learn More »

EXCELLENT WARTIME VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE WITH 1865 DATE

EXCELLENT WARTIME VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE WITH 1865 DATE

CDV is a wartime vignette bust view of General Lee in Confederate uniform. It is the often-seen pose of the general that has been published in many books. Clarity and contrast are excellent. Paper has… (1138-314) Learn More »

FULL STANDING VIEW OF GENERAL JOHN BANKHEAD MAGRUDER

FULL STANDING VIEW OF GENERAL JOHN BANKHEAD MAGRUDER

Magruder is shown wearing a dark double-breasted frockcoat, matching dark trousers and white gauntlets. Attached to his coat are brush epaulettes and an aiguilette. Across his chest he wears a baldric… (1138-364) Learn More »

SEATED VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL MANSFIELD LOVELL

SEATED VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL MANSFIELD LOVELL

Very nice view of Lovell seated in the uniform of a Confederate general. He wears a double-breasted frockcoat with very clear collar insignia and galloons on the sleeves. He wears dark trousers and… (1138-351) Learn More »

MINTY CIVIL WAR HEAVY ARTILLERY SERGEANT’S COAT BY BOYLAN

MINTY CIVIL WAR HEAVY ARTILLERY SERGEANT’S COAT BY BOYLAN

This is a beautiful, near mint example of the U.S. regulation enlisted man’s frock coat for heavy (or “foot”) artillery, nicely marked in the upper right sleeve, “1/ J.B. Boylan, Newark, N.J.… (2021-937) Learn More »

$7,950.00
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6th PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A DAPPER SIX-YEAR-OLD

6th PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A DAPPER SIX-YEAR-OLD

This crystal clear ambrotype shows a young boy posed wearing a cap and holding what seem to be a very fashionable thin walking stick. He is fashionably attired in open jacket, fastened only at the… (1138-1915) Learn More »

SOUVENIR RELIC RING FROM FISHER’S HILL BATTLEFIELD

SOUVENIR RELIC RING FROM FISHER’S HILL BATTLEFIELD

This ring is accompanied by short presentation note signed by Mr. Joseph Fisher of Strasburg, Va. The note indicates it was “made from a cap of a shell (?) found on Fishier’s Hill Battle-Field… (149-32) Learn More »

$175.00
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TWO-PIECE INTERLOCKING STAR BELT PLATE, TEXAS AND MISSISSIPPI STYLE

TWO-PIECE INTERLOCKING STAR BELT PLATE, TEXAS AND MISSISSIPPI STYLE

This is a very nice post-war example of a popular belt plate that caught on in the U.S. military with the oval 1819 patterns and morphed into the round form by the 1830s. It was used widely into the… (1151-04) Learn More »

GAR MEMBERSHIP BADGE

GAR MEMBERSHIP BADGE

Badge is in good condition and shows only light surface dirt throughout. Numbered along the edge, “75078”. This is a good solid example. Pin on back is also in good shape. [ad]… (141-144) Learn More »

AUTOGRAPHED CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WILLIAM N. BEALL

AUTOGRAPHED CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WILLIAM N. BEALL

Seated view carte de viste of Beall in Confederate uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with general’s collar insignia and sleeve braid. He also holds an officer’s kepi his hand. Image clear… (1138-23) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL THOMAS F. DRAYTON

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL THOMAS F. DRAYTON

Waist-up view carte de viste of Drayton in Confederate uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with general’s collar insignia. Image clear with very good contrast. A period ink identification is… (1138-114) Learn More »

$350.00
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CDV OF LOUISIANA'S OLD STATE CAPITOL BUILDING AT BATON ROUGE

CDV OF LOUISIANA'S OLD STATE CAPITOL BUILDING AT BATON ROUGE

Carte de Viste of Louisiana's state capitol building in Baton Rouge. Image is horizontal in format. Clear with good contrast; view from side. No photographer's backmark. The Old Louisiana State… (1138-1510) Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION MUSICIANS WITH ONE OF THE LARGEST SAX HORNS EVER SEEN

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF UNION MUSICIANS WITH ONE OF THE LARGEST SAX HORNS EVER SEEN

Outdoor camp scene shows three Union soldiers seated in front of a wedge tent on the edge of a wood. The three soldiers sit amongst a pile of haversacks, cups, canteens, plates, boilers and a coffee… (1139-96) Learn More »

WONDERFUL PAIRED AMBROTYPE AND TINTYPE OF JAMES MARCELLUS SMITH, DRUMMER COMPANY K 14th NEW HAMPSHIRE: CAMP AND FIELD!

WONDERFUL PAIRED AMBROTYPE AND TINTYPE OF JAMES MARCELLUS SMITH, DRUMMER COMPANY K 14th NEW HAMPSHIRE: CAMP AND FIELD!

This cased pair of images shows a young and rather feminine looking James Marcellus Smith in a 6th plate ambrotype on the right, wearing his musician’s frock coat and posed as if playing his drum.… (2021-810) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE PRIVATE IN SHELL JACKET – JUST JOINED UP?

CONFEDERATE PRIVATE IN SHELL JACKET – JUST JOINED UP?

This cased 6th plate ambrotype shows a young Confederate private in a shell jacket with standing collar and shoulder straps. The photographer has lightly tinted his cheeks but has not tinted any other… (1138-1936) Learn More »

$2,000.00
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TWO CONFEDERATE NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER PARDS

TWO CONFEDERATE NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER PARDS

This crystal clear 6th plate tintype shows two Confederate NCOs seated in a half-length view, against a plain background, both wearing dark caps and one with his arm over his comrade’s shoulder.… (1138-2003) Learn More »

A BLACK VETERAN OF THE U.S.C.T. WEARS HIS OLD ARMY COAT

A BLACK VETERAN OF THE U.S.C.T. WEARS HIS OLD ARMY COAT

This sixth plate tintype is housed in a leatherette case with mat, glass, frame, and facing pad in place. The subject is black man clearly wearing a U.S. enlisted man’s frock coat with the collar… (1138-2037) Learn More »

$1,250.00
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CONFEDERATE CAVALRYMAN WITH KERR REVOLVER., POSSIBLY A MARYLANDER IN THE 18th VIRGINIA CAVALRY

CONFEDERATE CAVALRYMAN WITH KERR REVOLVER., POSSIBLY A MARYLANDER IN THE 18th VIRGINIA CAVALRY

This sixth plate ambrotype shows an armed Confederate soldier wearing a Richmond Depot Type-II jacket with the high-dome recessed-center wood buttons supplied by John and George Gibson starting in… (1138-1804) Learn More »

$1,950.00
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BEFORE AND AFTER ENLISTING IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY

BEFORE AND AFTER ENLISTING IN THE CONFEDERATE ARMY

This pair of sixth-plate ambrotypes is housed in a nice thermoplastic case with a geometric and floral border imitating a rustic frame, surrounding a scene of birds picking at a flowering plant. This… (1138-1834) Learn More »

SPECTACULARLY CHARGED AMBROTYPE OF A BLACK NURSE AND WHITE CHILD

SPECTACULARLY CHARGED AMBROTYPE OF A BLACK NURSE AND WHITE CHILD

This sixth-plate ruby ambrotype has some spotting to the surface of the plate, but such strong clarity and subject matter it hardly matters. Housed in a good leatherette case embossed on both sides… (1138-2036) Learn More »

REFERENCE BOOK ON THE LEMAT REVOLVER

REFERENCE BOOK ON THE LEMAT REVOLVER

The full title of this volume is “THE CONFEDERATE LEMAT REVOLVER … A GREAT AND IMPORTANT IMPROVEMENT ON COLT’S REVOLVER” by Doug Adams and published by Mowbray Publishing, Lincoln, Rhode… (573-170) Learn More »

FINE ORIGINAL U.C.V. UNIFORM COAT WITH U.C.V. BADGES, INSIGNIA AND FAMILY DOCUMENTATION FROM PRIVATE JAMES H. NORRIS, 56TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY

FINE ORIGINAL U.C.V. UNIFORM COAT WITH U.C.V. BADGES, INSIGNIA AND FAMILY DOCUMENTATION FROM PRIVATE JAMES H. NORRIS, 56TH VIRGINIA INFANTRY

Here is a choice example of a United Confederate Veteran’s uniform coat in fine original condition. The garment was recently obtained from the family of Private James H. Norris, a July 1863 combat… (526-83) Learn More »

$7,500.00
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CONFEDERATE WOOD BULLSEYE CANTEEN!

CONFEDERATE WOOD BULLSEYE CANTEEN!

While more likely a decorative touch, you can’t help feeling the maker of this Confederate wood canteen was having a laugh at the corrugated U.S. tinned iron canteens. It is made like the standard… (2021-820) Learn More »

US M1835/40 SOCKET BAYONET

US M1835/40 SOCKET BAYONET

This bayonet would have been issued with the M1835 flintlock or possibly a conversion musket. The M1835 flintlock was the last pattern flintlock musket produced by U.S arsenals.  The bayonet’s… (172-5693) Learn More »

SOLDIER’S COLLAPSIBLE CUP WITH 1880s NATIONAL GUARD MARKINGS

SOLDIER’S COLLAPSIBLE CUP WITH 1880s NATIONAL GUARD MARKINGS

This is a popular pattern of folding cup housed in a two-piece varnished tin case convenient for travelers, campers, and soldiers, though rather more appropriate to a camp than field service. In this… (2021-818) Learn More »

$125.00
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ENGRAVED COLT POCKET REVOLVER OF LT. ANDREW JACKSON HORTON 85th ILLINOIS: ATLANTA CAMPAIGN, MARCH TO THE SEA, AND CAMPAIGN OF THE CAROLINAS!

ENGRAVED COLT POCKET REVOLVER OF LT. ANDREW JACKSON HORTON 85th ILLINOIS: ATLANTA CAMPAIGN, MARCH TO THE SEA, AND CAMPAIGN OF THE CAROLINAS!

Colt pocket model revolvers were favorites with Civil War infantry officers, offering a .31 caliber sidearm for personal defense that would easy to carry on a long march. This one belonged to Lt.… (534-31) Learn More »

$2,500.00
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OLD GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD POST CARD

OLD GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD POST CARD

This is an old postcard dated from 1909. The image on the front features three children on an artillery limber. A small sign reads, “From the Battle-field of Gettysburg. Part of City’s Free… (2021-710) Learn More »

WISCONSIN STATE SEAL BUTTON, COAT SIZE

WISCONSIN STATE SEAL BUTTON, COAT SIZE

Produced by Scovill circa 1860, this three piece, high convex, coat size button was intended for pre-war Wisconsin Militia staff officers.  Button depicts state seal of Wisconsin: a badger over a… (622-91) Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $150.00

VIRGINIA STATE SEAL STAFF OFFICER'S BUTTON

VIRGINIA STATE SEAL STAFF OFFICER'S BUTTON

Three piece convex coat button. BM: SUPERIOR QUALITY. Shank present, slightly bent. Slight push to the face around the figure's waistline. Very good condition. Dull patina. Albert's VA13, Tice's… (622-53) Learn More »

$175.00
Originally $210.00

UNLISTED EAGLE BUTTON

UNLISTED EAGLE BUTTON

Central eagle with shield encircled by 17 stars. Plain field. One-piece button with straight shank. “Ledsam & Sons / London”. Cuff size. Very fine condition, rare backmark. … (622-160) Learn More »

$95.00
Originally $125.00

ARTILLERY SPANNER WRENCH FOR 20 AND 30 POUND PARROT AND NAVY WATER-CAP FUSES

ARTILLERY SPANNER WRENCH FOR 20 AND 30 POUND PARROT AND NAVY WATER-CAP FUSES

This is a scarce original spanner wrench for artillery fuses. Constructed entirely of iron, this fits fuses used in the 20 and 30-pound Parrott shells and those used in Navy fuses with water-cap… (490-2554) Learn More »

$450.00
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US M1816 SOCKET BAYONET

US M1816 SOCKET BAYONET

This Federal accoutrement is an original angular socket bayonet made for the US Model 1816 Flintlock Musket longarm. In time, the M1816 was converted to a percussion musket and the accompanying… (172-5672) Learn More »

MAKER MARKED JULY 1864 PATTERN CARTRIDGE BOX WITH VERBAL ID TO 43RD NEW YORK SOLDIER

MAKER MARKED JULY 1864 PATTERN CARTRIDGE BOX WITH VERBAL ID TO 43RD NEW YORK SOLDIER

This box is for the .58 elongated ball cartridge and of the two types of boxes produced in 1864 this is the Type II having both the outer and inner flap. The leather on the box is in very nice… (410-617) Learn More »

SUPER CLEAR MEXICAN WAR ERA DAGUERROTYPE OF A DAPPER 1st INFANTRY LIEUTENANT

SUPER CLEAR MEXICAN WAR ERA DAGUERROTYPE OF A DAPPER 1st INFANTRY LIEUTENANT

This wonderful sixth plate daguerreotype shows a youthful infantry first lieutenant in a half-length pose, likely seated though no chair is visible, casually leaning an elbow on a table with cover. He… (1138-2010) Learn More »

$2,950.00
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AN IMPOSING FIGURE: ABRAHAM GROSS, CO. B, 4th VIRGINIA INFANTRY, THE FORT LEWIS VOLUNTEERS, STONEWALL BRIGADE, FIRST BULL RUN!

AN IMPOSING FIGURE: ABRAHAM GROSS, CO. B, 4th VIRGINIA INFANTRY, THE FORT LEWIS VOLUNTEERS, STONEWALL BRIGADE, FIRST BULL RUN!

The Confederate soldier in this ultra-clear 6th plate ambrotype is identified by a family note in the back of the case and the initials of his company’s local designation spelled out in brass… (1138-1948) Learn More »

DAGUERREOTYPE OF HENRY COLES GARRETT

DAGUERREOTYPE OF HENRY COLES GARRETT

This sixth-plate daguerreotype comes from the collection of the late Bill Turner, prominent Virginia collector and dealer, and has a note indicating it was purchased from the great-granddaughter of… (1138-1895) Learn More »

CAPTAIN W.W. RANDOLPH: LIKELY WILLIAM WELFORD RANDOLPH, 2nd VIRGINIA, LATER LT. COLONEL, KIA THE WILDERNESS 1864

CAPTAIN W.W. RANDOLPH: LIKELY WILLIAM WELFORD RANDOLPH, 2nd VIRGINIA, LATER LT. COLONEL, KIA THE WILDERNESS 1864

Identified as Capt. W.W. Randolf (sic) in the files of the late Bill Turner, noted Virginia collector and dealer, this six plate ambrotype shows Randolph seated with one hand on his thigh and the… (1138-1803) Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER IN MONITOR CASE

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER IN MONITOR CASE

This southern soldier is shown seated, resting one elbow on a table beside him. He wears a double-breasted frock coat and is likely an officer, though we don’t see any rank insignia. The image has… (1138-1893) Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO YOUNG DOCTORS IN THE OFFICE

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO YOUNG DOCTORS IN THE OFFICE

This very unusual and striking six-plate ambrotype dates about 1855-1860 and shows two young doctors posed seated, perhaps in celebration of recent graduation from a medical school or formation of a… (1138-1891) Learn More »

PRE-WAR VIRGINIA MILITIA OFFICER

PRE-WAR VIRGINIA MILITIA OFFICER

This sixth-plate ambrotype is from the collection of the late Bill Turner and was marked by him as a Virginia militia officer, an identification with which we agree. The state’s 1858 regulations… (1138-1901) Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG DRUMMER IN ZOUAVE UNIFORM

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG DRUMMER IN ZOUAVE UNIFORM

Elmer Ellsworth’s 1860 tour of the country with his United States Zouave Cadets set off a craze for zouave fashion in general and their light infantry style drill among militia units in particular.… (1138-1927) Learn More »

MAJOR THOMAS W. LENDRUM, USMA 1815, HE ARRESTED OSCEOLA IN 1835!

MAJOR THOMAS W. LENDRUM, USMA 1815, HE ARRESTED OSCEOLA IN 1835!

This 6th plate daguerreotype dates to the early or mid-1840s is a from-life view of Major Thomas W. Landrum, with his name on an old family-written label on the glass and comes from the collection of… (1138-1958) Learn More »

FANTASTIC QUARTER-PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF CAPTAIN G. W. WATERS COMMANDING JEFFERSON BARRACKS MISSOURI

FANTASTIC QUARTER-PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF CAPTAIN G. W. WATERS COMMANDING JEFFERSON BARRACKS MISSOURI

Image shows Captain George Washington Waters mounted on his horse in a field with trees and a small building in the background. The image has a little oxidation around the edges but the rider and… (1139-17) Learn More »

CS $100 NOTE 1864

CS $100 NOTE 1864

This was produced in 1864 by the engraving company Keatringe & Ball of Columbia, SC. Edward Keatinge ran an engraving company in New York, but would later be recruited by the Confederacy to… (2021-879) Learn More »

$75.00
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CS $100 NOTE 1864

CS $100 NOTE 1864

This was produced in 1864 by the engraving company Keatringe & Ball of Columbia, SC. Edward Keatinge ran an engraving company in New York, but would later be recruited by the Confederacy to… (2021-874) Learn More »

CS $100 NOTE 1864

CS $100 NOTE 1864

This was produced in 1864 by the engraving company Keatringe & Ball of Columbia, SC. Edward Keatinge ran an engraving company in New York, but would later be recruited by the Confederacy to… (2021-873) Learn More »

LINCOLN COMES TO GETTYSBURG – THE CREATION OF THE SOLDIERS’ NATIONAL CEMETERY AND LINCOLN’S GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

LINCOLN COMES TO GETTYSBURG – THE CREATION OF THE SOLDIERS’ NATIONAL CEMETERY AND LINCOLN’S GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

Newly published in July 2021, from Savas Beatie’s Emerging Civil War Series. Written by Bradley M. Gottfried and Linda I. Gottfried, Foreword by Doug Douds.  Softcover, 192 pg, 10 maps, 180… (ST501194) Learn More »

REFERENCE BOOK – THE AMERICAN MILITARY SADDLE, 1776-1945 FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE RON TUNISON

REFERENCE BOOK – THE AMERICAN MILITARY SADDLE, 1776-1945 FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE RON TUNISON

This book is the first comprehensive coverage of the history of the American Military Saddle using actual photographs and official army drawings of original saddles and other horse equipment. In… (1100-287) Learn More »

NICE COPY OF “CONFEDERATE BUCKLES & PLATES” BY MULLINAX FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE ARTIST AND SCULPTOR RON TUNISON

NICE COPY OF “CONFEDERATE BUCKLES & PLATES” BY MULLINAX FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE ARTIST AND SCULPTOR RON TUNISON

Nice, clean hardcover copy of “CONFEDERATE BELT BUCKLES & PLATES” by Steve E. Muillinax. Volume meas. approx. 8.75 x 11.25 inches and runs 224 pages. This is a first edition copy published in… (1100-283) Learn More »

FRAMED FOUR PAGE LETTER WRITTEN BY STONEWALL JACKSON TO HIS SISTER WITH PERIOD LITHOGRAPHED CDV OF THE CONFEDERATE HERO

FRAMED FOUR PAGE LETTER WRITTEN BY STONEWALL JACKSON TO HIS SISTER WITH PERIOD LITHOGRAPHED CDV OF THE CONFEDERATE HERO

Letter is written entirely in Jackson’s hand and signed by him simply as “THOMAS.” The letter is dated “LEXINGTON, VA DECEMBER 6, 1855” when Jackson was an instructor at the Virginia… (2021-935) Learn More »

NICE CONDITION CIVIL WAR ISSUE KNAPSACK

NICE CONDITION CIVIL WAR ISSUE KNAPSACK

This is the standard issue double bag knapsack made out of tarred canvas. The bag opens to reveal two inside pockets. One side has a single pocket with a tie-down flap closure. The other has four… (2021-894) Learn More »

$225.00
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SIGNED CDV OF C.S. GENERAL P.G.T. BEAUREGARD

SIGNED CDV OF C.S. GENERAL P.G.T. BEAUREGARD

Waist-up, seated view of Beauregard. He wears a fancy double-breasted frock. Image contrast is slightly light. This cdv measures somewhat larger than usual; 2 5/8” x 4 5/8”. Original ink signature… (1138-41) Learn More »

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL WILLIAM PRESTON

CDV OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL WILLIAM PRESTON

Waist-up portrait of Preston in Confederate uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with general’s collar insignia. Image clear with very good contrast. Period ink identification “Gen Preston”… (1138-451) Learn More »

CDV OF BUILDINGS WITH GUARDS AND STOCKADE FENCE

CDV OF BUILDINGS WITH GUARDS AND STOCKADE FENCE

Horizontal image showing unidentified buildings; one brick structure and several white-washed wood buildings. Two guards are visible and a stockade fence runs across the foreground. Image is clear but… (1138-1512) Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WILLIAM PRESTON

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL WILLIAM PRESTON

Oval bust view carte de viste of Preston in Confederate uniform. The image is light, but he wears a double-breasted frock with general’s collar insignia and an unbuttoned cape. No photographer’s… (1138-453) Learn More »

CDV OF GEORGE WASHINGTON CUSTIS LEE

CDV OF GEORGE WASHINGTON CUSTIS LEE

Bust view of Lee. He looks to be wearing civilian clothes. Image contrast is good. Photographer’s imprint on bottom edge of mount. Backmark: “Stonewall Art Gallery, Boude & Miley, Lexington,… (1138-290A) Learn More »

CDV PHOTOGRAPH OF C.S. GENERAL STEPHEN D. LEE

CDV PHOTOGRAPH OF C.S. GENERAL STEPHEN D. LEE

Full-standing studio view of Lee in dark uniform. He wears a single-breasted frock with shoulder straps. Image clear with good contrast. Mount is trimmed. No photographer’s backmark. Stephen Dill… (1138-329) Learn More »

CDV OF BATTERED FORT SUMTER

CDV OF BATTERED FORT SUMTER

Horizontal view of the well-battered remains of Fort Sumter. This image is known as "View of Fort Sumter from the sand bar, 1865." Photographer's backmark: H. C. Foster, Morris Island. Fort Sumter is… (1138-1494) Learn More »

CDV OF LIGHT HOUSE ATOP BATTERED FORT SUMTER

CDV OF LIGHT HOUSE ATOP BATTERED FORT SUMTER

Vertical view of the well-battered walls of Fort Sumter and the temporary light house constructed on the northeast corner after the war. Image is clear with good contrast. Ornate photographer's… (1138-1498) Learn More »

CDV OF FORT LAFAYETTE "APARTMENTS TO LET"

CDV OF FORT LAFAYETTE "APARTMENTS TO LET"

Vertical view of Fort Lafayette. Lithograph cdv shows fort with faded caption "Apartments To Let" and still lighter under that, "Fort Lafayette".  No Photographer's backmark. Fort Lafayette was an… (1138-1514) Learn More »

CDV OF J.E.B. STUART'S GRAVE

CDV OF J.E.B. STUART'S GRAVE

Most likely an image of one Stuart's grave markers in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond. His grave marker has evolved over the years. Good image but white, stone bust of Stuart is washed out from bright… (1138-1528) Learn More »

CDV OF FIRE DAMAGE ON MEETING STREET IN CHARLESTON

CDV OF FIRE DAMAGE ON MEETING STREET IN CHARLESTON

Horizontal image showing burnt-out district of Charleston following the fire of 1861; specifically Meeting Street. Two churches are the focal point. The heavily damaged one in the foreground is the… (1138-1500) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE MAJOR IN SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE EX-BILL TURNER

CONFEDERATE MAJOR IN SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE EX-BILL TURNER

This comes from the collection of the late noted Virginia collector and dealer Bill Turner and shows a Confederate major in regulation CS officer’s frock coat. He is shown from the lower chest up,… (1138-1788) Learn More »

CONFEDERATE TEXAS COAT BUTTON

CONFEDERATE TEXAS COAT BUTTON

Convex, two piece button. Nice gilt finish. Lined field and rope bordered edge, with star and "TEXAS". Shank present and straight. BM: *** EXTRA *** RICH. Tice's TX234, Albert's T17. Very fine… (622-25) Learn More »

$3,750.00
Originally $3,950.00
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FEDERAL RIFLEMAN'S COAT BUTTON

FEDERAL RIFLEMAN'S COAT BUTTON

Circa 1820's-1830's one piece flat button, coat size.  Star count is artistic and not symbolic.  BM:  "IMPERIAL (dot) STANDARD (dot)" between two solid rings. Very fine condition, nice gilt… (622-106) Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $100.00

POLITICAL BUTTON “GENL W.H. HARRISON”

POLITICAL BUTTON “GENL W.H. HARRISON”

From 1840 Van Buren and Harrison Campaigns. Albert’s PC131. Bust of Harrison facing right in center with stars below and name above. 20mm. BM: “SCOVILLS & CO. WATERBURY”.  [LD]… (622-238) Learn More »

$275.00
Originally $345.00

NEW YORK 13TH REGIMENT BUTTON

NEW YORK 13TH REGIMENT BUTTON

Alberts NY49, Coat Size, VF Condition, BM: Scovill MG CO/Waterbury (rmdc).   [ph:L] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (622-245) Learn More »

$150.00
Originally $180.00

NEW YORK STATE ARTILLERY BUTTON (NY20)

NEW YORK STATE ARTILLERY BUTTON (NY20)

Central eagle with shield in beak, ribbon under with “N.Y.S.A”. “EXCELSIOR” over, and “NATIONAL GUARD” under. Two-piece button with complete shank. Shank has been pulled to one side.… (622-219) Learn More »

$50.00
Originally $75.00

MASSACHUSETTS MILITIA BUTTON - NATIONAL LANCERS

MASSACHUSETTS MILITIA BUTTON - NATIONAL LANCERS

Circa 1830's - 1840's, one piece convex, coat size button.  Depicts script "N L" on lined background.  The National Lancers was organized in 1837 at Boston.  This is the earliest button for the… (622-137) Learn More »

$55.00
Originally $80.00


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VERY RARE SMITH & WESSON MODEL 320 REVOLVING RIFLE WITH AN ORIGINAL DETACHABLE SHOULDER STOCK

The Smith & Wesson Model 320 manufactured between 1879 and 1887. Serial numbered to 977. This one is serial numbered “768” stamped on underside of the backstrap. This model was based heavily on the design of the SW New Model #3 Pistol. This… (31-1597). Learn More »

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