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LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION BY GENERAL SHERMAN FOR GENERAL E.W. RICE, WOUNDED SEVEN TIMES, REGIMENTAL, BRIGADE, AND DIVISION COMMANDER

LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION BY GENERAL SHERMAN FOR GENERAL E.W. RICE, WOUNDED SEVEN TIMES, REGIMENTAL, BRIGADE, AND DIVISION COMMANDER

This signed letter by General Sherman in his own hand is nicely presented in an old frame, probably dating about 1900, and matted next to an engraved portrait of Sherman. The lower edge of the mat… (490-2357). Learn More »

HIGH HUMP RICHMOND RIFLE-MUSKET DATED 1862

HIGH HUMP RICHMOND RIFLE-MUSKET DATED 1862

Having captured the Federal Arsenal at Harper’s Ferry the Confederates removed the machinery to Richmond where this weapon was made. The type of lockplates produced by the captured machinery shared… (1000-370). Learn More »

TIFFANY PRESENTATION SWORD TO WILLIAM S. MARBLE, 7th CONNECTICUT VOLS, WIA BERMUDA HUNDRED, IN COMMAND OF THE REGT. AT FT. FISHER

TIFFANY PRESENTATION SWORD TO WILLIAM S. MARBLE, 7th CONNECTICUT VOLS, WIA BERMUDA HUNDRED, IN COMMAND OF THE REGT. AT FT. FISHER

Tiffany & Company is acknowledged as the finest producer of presentation swords in the 1860s and this is good example of their work, showing detailed craftsmanship and refined taste. The deeply… (870-172). Learn More »

$16,000.00
Originally $18,000.00

INSCRIBED SWORD OF CAPT. HENRY WARREN, 7th MAINE, KIA SPOTSYLVANIA

INSCRIBED SWORD OF CAPT. HENRY WARREN, 7th MAINE, KIA SPOTSYLVANIA

This 1850 foot officer’s sword is nicely inscribed on the face of the pommel, “Henry Warren / 7” Maine / Regt.” The hilt and blade are regulation, with brass pommel cast and chased with leaves… (1117-116). Learn More »

$3,950.00
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INSCRIBED OFFICER’S SWORD OF CAPT. CHARLES CURIE 178th NY, WIA ANTIETAM IN HAWKINS ZOUAVES, ACTING ADJUTANT 178th AND 16th CORPS STAFF

INSCRIBED OFFICER’S SWORD OF CAPT. CHARLES CURIE 178th NY, WIA ANTIETAM IN HAWKINS ZOUAVES, ACTING ADJUTANT 178th AND 16th CORPS STAFF

This inscribed 1850 pattern staff and field officer’s sword by Schuyler, Hartley and Graham was carried by Charles Curie, who served almost two years in the Hawkins Zouaves, 9th NY, as an enlisted… (1117-112). Learn More »

EXTREMELY SCARCE NEW HAMPHIRE OFFICER’S FALSE EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

EXTREMELY SCARCE NEW HAMPHIRE OFFICER’S FALSE EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

Regular army officers had been authorized a silver “U.S.” within a gold bullion wreath for wear on their undress caps in 1839. This was carried over in the 1851 regulations for use on the 1851… (2020-912). Learn More »

MEDICAL STAFF SWORD OF SURGEON ROBERT BROWNE, 31st NEW JERSEY AND U.S. VOLS BREVETED MAJOR AND LT. COLONEL

MEDICAL STAFF SWORD OF SURGEON ROBERT BROWNE, 31st NEW JERSEY AND U.S. VOLS BREVETED MAJOR AND LT. COLONEL

Robert Bethel Browne did two tours of duty as an army surgeon in the Civil War: the first as the Surgeon of the 31st New Jersey, when he acquired this sword, and then as an Assistant Surgeon in the… (1117-117). Learn More »

PRESENTATION STAFF AND FIELD SWORD TO JOHN C. MERRIAM 53rd NEW YORK, D’EPINEUIL ZOUAVES, LATER CHIEF ENGINEER DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA

PRESENTATION STAFF AND FIELD SWORD TO JOHN C. MERRIAM 53rd NEW YORK, D’EPINEUIL ZOUAVES, LATER CHIEF ENGINEER DEPT. OF NORTH CAROLINA

John Clark Merriam, born in Lexington, Mass., in 1829 was educated in France, graduating as a mechanical engineer from the College Bourbon in 1847. It made sense, then, that in August 1861 he joined… (1117-85). Learn More »

BOOTS STATED TO BE THOSE WORN BY GENERAL SAMUEL K. ZOOK WHEN KILLED AT GETTYSBURG & OTHER RELATED ITEMS

BOOTS STATED TO BE THOSE WORN BY GENERAL SAMUEL K. ZOOK WHEN KILLED AT GETTYSBURG & OTHER RELATED ITEMS

These boots surfaced in the collection of the late Stan Landis of Quakertown, Pennsylvania and then passed to a New York collector where they were obtained in 1975 by George Lower, owner of the… (355-39). Learn More »

$15,000.00
Originally $22,000.00

THE ONLY KNOWN WIDMANN 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER: DATED 1844

THE ONLY KNOWN WIDMANN 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER: DATED 1844

This is a unique opportunity to acquire a one-of-a-kind U.S. cavalry officer’s saber. Frederick W. Widmann emigrated to the U.S. in 1816 and set up business in Philadelphia as a die-sinker and… (870-279). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF THADDEUS B. WAKEMAN, “FREE THOUGHT” ADVOCATE AND PHILOSOPHER

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF THADDEUS B. WAKEMAN, “FREE THOUGHT” ADVOCATE AND PHILOSOPHER

This is one of two daguerreotypes from the Wakeman family we are proud to offer. This one is nicely identified in ink on a paper label pasted to the facing pad, reading: “My grandfather / Thaddeus… (846-178). Learn More »

$585.00
Originally $650.00

UNIQUE GEORGIA STATE SEAL SWORD BY AMES BELONGING TO LT. WILLIAM FEAY SHELLMAN, OGLETHORP LIGHT INFANTRY, & ADJUTANT 8th GEORGIA, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT MANASSAS, GETTYSBURG, AND COLD HARBOR

UNIQUE GEORGIA STATE SEAL SWORD BY AMES BELONGING TO LT. WILLIAM FEAY SHELLMAN, OGLETHORP LIGHT INFANTRY, & ADJUTANT 8th GEORGIA, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT MANASSAS, GETTYSBURG, AND COLD HARBOR

This beautiful and unique sword belonging to William Feay Shellman of the Oglethorp Light Infantry and 8th Georgia Volunteers is pictured on p. 151 of The Ames Sword Company by Hamilton, and in… (870-300). Learn More »

$18,000.00
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CIRCA 1820-25 ENGLISH KEYED BUGLE

CIRCA 1820-25 ENGLISH KEYED BUGLE

Doubtless one of the finest examples extant. The piece was professionally restored a number of years ago and remains in pristine, almost new condition. Measures 20” overall, with a copper body with… (801-01). Learn More »

$2,000.00
Originally $2,500.00

REVEREND GENERAL AND FIGHTING CHAPLAIN: 1860 STAFF SWORD PRESENTED IN 1861 BY HIS STUDENTS TO REVEREND J.B. VAN PETTEN: CHAPLAIN TO FIELD OFFICER AND BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT THIRD WINCHESTER AND CITED FOR GALLANT CONDUCT

REVEREND GENERAL AND FIGHTING CHAPLAIN: 1860 STAFF SWORD PRESENTED IN 1861 BY HIS STUDENTS TO REVEREND J.B. VAN PETTEN: CHAPLAIN TO FIELD OFFICER AND BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL, WOUNDED IN ACTION AT THIRD WINCHESTER AND CITED FOR GALLANT CONDUCT

Changing from a non-combatant chaplain charged with saving souls to a field-grade combat officer responsible for taking lives, and then returning to civilian life in academia obviously requires some… (870-397). Learn More »

1861 DATED AND INSPECTED 1850 FIELD AND STAFF WITH BLADE PRESENTATION TO D.W. FLAGLER, U.S. CHIEF ORDNANCE OFFICER AT GETTYSBURG, FROM THE MOTHER OF WEST POINT CLASSMATE H.W. KINGSBURY

1861 DATED AND INSPECTED 1850 FIELD AND STAFF WITH BLADE PRESENTATION TO D.W. FLAGLER, U.S. CHIEF ORDNANCE OFFICER AT GETTYSBURG, FROM THE MOTHER OF WEST POINT CLASSMATE H.W. KINGSBURY

An extremely rare US Army 1850 pattern staff and field sword made by Ames, one of only 67 dated and inspected by the U.S. government in 1861, presented to D.W. Flagler, an 1861 graduate of West Point… (870-643). Learn More »

SUPERB SILVER AMES 1832/34 OFFICER’S SWORD OF HENRY CONSTANTINE WAYNE, WEST POINT 1838, REGULAR ARMY MEXICAN WAR, DEVELOPER OF THE U.S. CAMEL CORPS, GEORGIA INSPECTOR & ADJUTANT GENERAL, CSA BRIGADIER

SUPERB SILVER AMES 1832/34 OFFICER’S SWORD OF HENRY CONSTANTINE WAYNE, WEST POINT 1838, REGULAR ARMY MEXICAN WAR, DEVELOPER OF THE U.S. CAMEL CORPS, GEORGIA INSPECTOR & ADJUTANT GENERAL, CSA BRIGADIER

This beautiful silvered Ames 1832/34 pattern officer’s sword is illustrated and discussed on pages 71-72 of Thillmann’s U.S. Army Swords. The scabbard is silvered en suite with the hilt and… (870-311). Learn More »

REGULATION 1861 CARTRIDGE BOX WITH PLATE, TINS, AND CARTRIDGES!

REGULATION 1861 CARTRIDGE BOX WITH PLATE, TINS, AND CARTRIDGES!

Something you never find…this cartridge box is an example of the "Pattern 1861” infantry cartridge box still filled with cartridges! Outer flap exhibits some crazing. Original oval “US” box… (766-1442). Learn More »

ENLISTEDMAN’S INFANTRY GREATCOAT

ENLISTEDMAN’S INFANTRY GREATCOAT

This greatcoat (soldier’s overcoat) is a full length blue coat with cape in overall very nice condition. The coat retains its five eagle buttons on the front. The cape still has its six cuff-sized… (1117-87). Learn More »

PRESENTATION 1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD OF CAPT. JOHN W. GREGG, ADC TO GEN. JOHN MCARTHUR, POW SHILOH, MENTIONED IN OR'S FOR NASHVILLE

PRESENTATION 1850 STAFF AND FIELD SWORD OF CAPT. JOHN W. GREGG, ADC TO GEN. JOHN MCARTHUR, POW SHILOH, MENTIONED IN OR'S FOR NASHVILLE

John W. Gregg was Aide-de-Camp to General McArthur when the latter launched a devasting attack on the left flank of Hood’s line in front of Nashville on December 16, 1864, destroying half of… (870-395). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR BRASS DOUBLE LOOP TRUMPET WITH CORD BY STRATTON & FOOTE

CIVIL WAR BRASS DOUBLE LOOP TRUMPET WITH CORD BY STRATTON & FOOTE

This double loop brass trumpet features a lengthwise dovetail seam that is one of the things to look for in a Civil War instrument. Stamped in an oval pattern on the bell is “STRATTON & FOOTE /… (1117-166). Learn More »

$2,950.00
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ORIGINAL 1880’S COPY OF THE VERY RARE AMES SWORD COMPANY CATALOG

Single leather bound volume is in excellent condition. It meas. approx. 7.00 x 10.00 inches and runs approx. 368 pages and contains hundreds of illustrations. The brown leather covers are embossed in gold on both front and back with a stack of… (344-2325). Learn More »

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