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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 »

$5,850.00
Originally $6,500.00

VERY RARE 1834 ENGINEER AND MEDICAL STAFF SWORD BY HENRY BOKER, BELONGING TO BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN HENDRICKSON, WHO LOST A LEG AT FREDERICKSBURG, 83rd NEW YORK VOLS (9th NYSM) AND 13th V.R.C.

VERY RARE 1834 ENGINEER AND MEDICAL STAFF SWORD BY HENRY BOKER, BELONGING TO BREVET BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN HENDRICKSON, WHO LOST A LEG AT FREDERICKSBURG, 83rd NEW YORK VOLS (9th NYSM) AND 13th V.R.C.

New patterns of swords for the U.S. army were developed from 1832 to 1834. This elegant smallsword pattern (variously called by collectors the 1832 or 1834 pattern) was designated for officers of… (870-325). Learn More »

$4,500.00
Originally $5,000.00

EARLY WAR U.S. CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER, 1840 STYLE, BY SMITH, CRANE AND COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1858 TO 1862

EARLY WAR U.S. CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER, 1840 STYLE, BY SMITH, CRANE AND COMPANY, NEW YORK, 1858 TO 1862

Smith, Crane and Company pieces are scarce. They were only in business from 1858 through 1862, retailing military goods in New York City. Their swords were imported, of German make and likely by… (870-263). Learn More »

$4,000.00
Originally $4,500.00

SWORD PRESENTED TO LT. JOHN J. POPE, A MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER WOUNDED AT PETERSBURG

SWORD PRESENTED TO LT. JOHN J. POPE, A MASSACHUSETTS OFFICER WOUNDED AT PETERSBURG

Officer’s cavalry sabre inscribed between the top mount and throat, "Presented to /  Lt. J. Foster Pope / 14th Regt. Mass. Vols. / by / his late mess mates of / Co. A Mass. 13th / Apr 15th… (870-252). Learn More »

$5,200.00
Originally $5,800.00

1847 CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTIONS OF THANKS TO GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR AND HIS OFFICERS AND MEN FOR MONTERREY, PERSONALLY DISPATCHED BY PRESIDENT POLK

1847 CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTIONS OF THANKS TO GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR AND HIS OFFICERS AND MEN FOR MONTERREY, PERSONALLY DISPATCHED BY PRESIDENT POLK

Zachary Taylor received the formal thanks of Congress three times, along with gold medals, for victories in the Mexican War, the largest number of such resolutions and awards made by Congress to… (766-938). Learn More »

$8,000.00
Originally $10,000.00

IMPORTANT QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF COL. ROBERT W. BAYLOR, VIRGINIA MILITARY COMMANDER AT HARPERS FERRY AGAINST JOHN BROWN, LIKELY TAKEN AT CHARLESTOWN, VIRGINIA, PRIOR TO BROWN’S HANGING 1859

IMPORTANT QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF COL. ROBERT W. BAYLOR, VIRGINIA MILITARY COMMANDER AT HARPERS FERRY AGAINST JOHN BROWN, LIKELY TAKEN AT CHARLESTOWN, VIRGINIA, PRIOR TO BROWN’S HANGING 1859

This important, identified ambrotype, is likely among a small group taken of Virginia militia at Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in late 1859 while they acted as security for the hanging of… (1138-1813). Learn More »

MASSACHUSETTS MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT’S OFFICER’S UNIFORM COAT DRESSED OUT FOR MOURNING LINCOLN, WITH HIS MOURNING COCKADE, VEST, COMMISSIONS, LEDGERS, AND NOTES

MASSACHUSETTS MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT’S OFFICER’S UNIFORM COAT DRESSED OUT FOR MOURNING LINCOLN, WITH HIS MOURNING COCKADE, VEST, COMMISSIONS, LEDGERS, AND NOTES

These items come from the extensive archive of material preserved and labeled by John M. Deane, an officer in the 3rd Mass. Volunteer Militia in 1861 and the 29th Mass. Volunteer Infantry from 1862 to… (1164-14). Learn More »

MODEL 1861 INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX OF JOHN DEANE, 3rd MASS MILITIA 1861 AND LATER MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT FOR ACTIONS AT FORT STEDMAN WHILE IN THE 29th MASS 1862 – 1865

MODEL 1861 INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX OF JOHN DEANE, 3rd MASS MILITIA 1861 AND LATER MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT FOR ACTIONS AT FORT STEDMAN WHILE IN THE 29th MASS 1862 – 1865

This cartridge box is the regulation 1861 pattern using a simple straight line of stitching to retain the latch tab on the cover. The latch tab, belt loops, and sling buckles are in place. The inner… (2022-299). Learn More »

SCARCE 1859 DATED AMES LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, AKA MODEL 1860

SCARCE 1859 DATED AMES LIGHT CAVALRY SABER, AKA MODEL 1860

Old habits die hard. Although we now know production of the new pattern cavalry saber intended to replace the heavy Model 1840 started in 1857, most still refer to them as the Model 1860. This is a… (2022-718). Learn More »

VERY RARE US MODEL 1840 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH QUILLBACK SOLINGEN BLADE

VERY RARE US MODEL 1840 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH QUILLBACK SOLINGEN BLADE

Very rare Ames with gold washed, quillback, Damascus blade from Solingen. Manufactured: Springfield, MA / Solingen Maker: N.P.Ames Year: C1840s Model: M1840 Size: 33 5/8 inch blade length, 1.18… (870-238). Learn More »

$13,500.00
Originally $15,000.00

IMPORT MODEL 1850 CIVIL WAR FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO COL. RICHARD M. CORWINE, MEMBER OF GENERAL FREMONT’S STAFF

IMPORT MODEL 1850 CIVIL WAR FIELD & STAFF OFFICER’S SWORD ID’D TO COL. RICHARD M. CORWINE, MEMBER OF GENERAL FREMONT’S STAFF

Original Civil War Model 1850 Field & Staff officer’s sword in nice condition complete with its metal scabbard. Sword is unmarked and is no doubt an import item. It is identified by a… (870-157). Learn More »

$16,200.00
Originally $18,000.00

ENVELOPE ADDRESSED BY LEE TO A GENERAL’S DAUGHTER WITH A WARTIME VANNERSON AND JONES CDV

ENVELOPE ADDRESSED BY LEE TO A GENERAL’S DAUGHTER WITH A WARTIME VANNERSON AND JONES CDV

This is a nice example of the classic 1864 Vannerson and Jones vignetted bust portrait of Lee in uniform that comes in an envelope sent by Lee to the daughter of a fellow Virginian and Confederate… (1176-02). Learn More »

$2,500.00
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US MODEL 1860 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH WOOD LINED STEEL SCABBARD

US MODEL 1860 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER WITH WOOD LINED STEEL SCABBARD

Manufactured: Chicopee, Mass. Maker: Ames Mfg. Co. Year: Civil War Model: M1860 Size: 35 inch blade Condition: Excellent+ This regulation M1860 Cavalry Officer has the decorated guard with the eagle,… (870-122). Learn More »

$13,500.00
Originally $15,000.00

US NAVAL SURGEON’S SWORD, C1820-1830

US NAVAL SURGEON’S SWORD, C1820-1830

Manufactured: Unknown  Maker: Unknown  Year: 1820-1830  Model: Naval Surgeon Sword Size: 25.75  Condition: VG Great early naval surgeon sword.  Guard has high grade casting on knucklebow, pommel… (870-11). Learn More »

$3,600.00
Originally $4,000.00

HISTORICAL PRESENTATION MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD OF WILLIAM SCHOULER, ADJUTANT GENERAL OF MASSACHUSETTS 1860: HE PREPARED THE “MINUTEMEN OF ‘61”

HISTORICAL PRESENTATION MODEL 1840 GENERAL OFFICER’S SWORD OF WILLIAM SCHOULER, ADJUTANT GENERAL OF MASSACHUSETTS 1860: HE PREPARED THE “MINUTEMEN OF ‘61”

This sword has a wonderful undisturbed patina on the exterior and bright blade with vivid etching that really catches the eye when drawn. It also bears a great 1860 inscription to the Adjutant General… (870-343). Learn More »

$8,550.00
Originally $9,500.00

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 »

$14,400.00
Originally $16,000.00

MAMALUKE SABER MANUFACTURED IN ENGLAND

MAMALUKE SABER MANUFACTURED IN ENGLAND

Manufactured: England  Maker: William Harvey  Year: 1840 - 1850  Model: Mameluke  Size: 30.25  Condition: VG Wonderful Mamaluke Saber manufactured in England.  Most likely for a British officer… (870-74). Learn More »

$4,500.00
Originally $5,000.00

RARE TIFFANY & CO. HIGH GRADE MODEL 1860 NAVAL OFFICER’S CUTLASS

RARE TIFFANY & CO. HIGH GRADE MODEL 1860 NAVAL OFFICER’S CUTLASS

Manufactured: New York;  Maker: Tiffany & Co / PDL;  Year: Civil War;  Model: M 1860 Naval Officer Cutlass ; Size: 30.25;  Condition: VG High grade naval officer’s cutlass from Tiffany &… (870-08). Learn More »

$10,800.00
Originally $12,000.00

G.A.R. POST IMPRESSIVE SHELL-STRUCK WAR LOG: A “FRAGMENT” FROM CHICKAMAUGA

G.A.R. POST IMPRESSIVE SHELL-STRUCK WAR LOG: A “FRAGMENT” FROM CHICKAMAUGA

This impressive section of tree trunk was cut from the battlefield of Chickamauga and displayed in a Boston G.A.R. post. It measures about 36 by 16 by 14 inches and has embedded in it a ten-pound… (365-11). Learn More »

J. ARTHUR JOHNSTON CHIEF QUARTERMASTER TO GENERALS HUGER, ANDERSON, AND MAHONE, 1861-1865, EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

J. ARTHUR JOHNSTON CHIEF QUARTERMASTER TO GENERALS HUGER, ANDERSON, AND MAHONE, 1861-1865, EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

This cased oval tintype shows a Confederate officer seated, resting an elbow on a table next to him, wearing gauntlets and cradling a foot officer’s sword. He wears a single-breasted gray frock coat… (1138-1844). Learn More »


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CDV OF MAJOR GENERAL DAN SICKLES-THIRD CORPS COMMANDER AT GETTYSBURG

Image shows Sickles in the uniform of a major general. He is seated in right profile and is seen from the waist up. Image has excellent clarity and contrast. Mount and paper are clean. Reverse has photographer’s imprint for E. & H. T. ANTHONY… (224-583). Learn More »

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