CIVIL WAR ANTIQUES
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GETTYSBURG BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL MUSEUM / COLLECTION
Individual bullets recovered from the battlefield at Gettysburg prior to National Park status and once a part of the Rosensteel Collection of battlefield artifacts. These bullets were recently part of the private family collection and are now available for sale. Each bullet is accompanied by a letter of authenticity.
IVORY POCKET DIARIES
Three different 18th-19th century weekly diaries. All are in good condition 7 individual pages for each day of the week. Coin silver hinges and hardware.
WILLIAM H ROGERS, 55th OVI, WIA 2nd BULL RUN
4 page letter written Nov. 22, 1862 from Chester, PA. Rogers is writing to his mother "I do not expect to get to the regt. for some time yet. I see that I cannot use my leg as well as I could before I saw Bull Run...Thanksgiving Day is today. We are to have a big dinner here...I do not think McClellan is a traitor but all are liable to mistakes. I think his cautions amount almost to imbecility."
Nice condition and easily legible
THOMAS W GARDNER, 14th CONNECTICUT, WIA GETTYSBURG
4 page letter written May 30, 1863 from Portsmouth, VA. From a group of letters written by Gardner to his sister "We have got a nice camp, everything is fixed up in good shape. I was very surprised to hear that Amos Dayton (14th CT, deserted at this time) was home. That is the reward shirkers get, 30 days furlough...those who took the brunt of the battle can get no furloughs while the skulkers can get 30 days..." Signed Thomas
Nice condition and easily legible with good content
COLONEL WILLIAM C COOPER, 142nd OHIO
Martinsburg, VA, Tuesday morning, May 17, 1864. 3 pages in pencil to Mrs. Cooper "We have been on the road since Saturday but have only reached this point...We are informed the bridge at Harpers Ferry is out...We are overwhelmed with rumors as to our prospects and destination. A nice letter to the Colonel's wife. Signs off with full name , rank and where to address correspondence to him.
WILLIAM H DeBELL, 109th NY, KIA WELDON RAILROAD
4 page letter written Dec. 3, 1863 to his mother "I have been on guard most all the while....how is granpa and ma getting along...tell grandpa that I am well and long to see him again." A letter written by a young man that is missing home and is sick of the war.
Nice condition and easily legible with good content. Has had a tape repair of several of the folds that have com apart, well done and almost unnoticeable.
$75.00 on hold
CONFEDERATE STATES 1864 $500 NOTE
A nice condition note with good color. Dated February 17th, 1864. Printed with the image of Stonewall Jackson, the seal of the Confederacy and a 2nd National pattern flag.
CONFEDERATE STATES 1862 $100 NOTE
A excellent condition note. Dated August 1, 1862. Cut is very straight with full edges, corners slightly rounded. A few pinholes in body of note. Reverse stamped "INTEREST PAID TO1st OF JANUARY 1865, AT SAVANNAH."
1864 CONFEDERATE CURRENCY
A) An 1864 Confederate fifty dollar bill. Very nice condition with good color and cut.
B) A very good 1864 Confederate five dollar note. Excellent color with just minor creases.
A) An 1864 dated Confederate twenty dollar bill. Good color and only slight wear
B) An 1864 date Confederate ten dollar bill. A very nice note with very little wear.
U.S. MEDICAL STAFF SURGEONS SWORD
A high grade staff surgeons sword from the Spanish-American to WW1 era. Sword is maker marked by AMES SWORD CO. which was in business from early 1880's to 1920. The etched blade is very nice with owners name and the word "SURGEON" with gilt background. Scabbard has ornate mounts with medical symbols.
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