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H 5in. x D 7in.

CIRCA 1930  <b>of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson</b>


By Mathew W. Lively. Published by Savas Beatie, El Dorado Hills, Ca. Hardcover, with dust jacket, 2013, First Edition. 191 pages, index, illustrations. Brand new condition.


On May 2, 1863, Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson led his Second Corps around the unsuspecting Army of the Potomac on one of the most daring flank marches in history. His surprise flank attack- launched with the simple words, "You can go forward"- then a Union Corps collapsed in one of the most stunning accomplishments of the war. Flushed with victory, Jackson decided to continue attacking into the night. He and members of his staff rode beyond the lines to scout the ground while his units reorganized. However, Southern soldiers mistook the riders for Union cavalry and opened fire, mortally wounding Jackson at the apogee of his military career. One of the rounds broke Jackson's left arm, which required amputation. A week later Old Jack was dead.


"Calamity at Chancellorsville; The Wounding and Death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson" is the first full length examination of Jackson's final days. Contrary to popular belief, eyewitnesses often disagree regarding key facts relating to the events surrounding Jackson's reconnaissance, wounding, harrowing journey out of harm's way, medical care, and death. These accounts, for example, conflict regarding where Jackson was fatally wounded and even the road he was on when struck. If he wasn't wounded where history has recorded, then who delivered the fatal volley? How many times did he fall from the stretcher? What medical treatment did he receive? What type of amputation did Dr. Hunter McGuire perform? Did Jackson really utter his famous last words, "Let us cross over the river, and rest under the shade of the trees? What was the cause of his death? 


Author Mathew W. Lively utilizes extensive primary source material and a firm understanding of the area to re-examine the gripping story of the final days of one of the Confederacy's greatest generals, and how Southerners came to view Jackson's death during and after the conflict. Dr. Lively begins his compelling narrative with a visit from Jackson's family prior to the battle of Chancellorsville, then follows his course through the conflict to its fatal outcome.


Instead of revising history, Dr. Lively offers up a fresh new perspective. "Calamity at Chancellorsville" will stand as the definitive account of one of the most important and surprisingly misunderstood events of the American Civil War.     


Brass token with bust view of Confederate President Jefferson Davis with his name on the obverse. "Souvenir" within wreath design on the reverse. Large size, measures 1 inch wide.  H 8in. x W 5in. x D 8in.

PRICE PER ITEM...5 AVAILABLE

VINTAGE RECESSED LIGHT $250.00

 

Calamity at Chancellorsville; The Woundi

 

Brass Token, Jefferson Davis $50.00

 

SET OF TINY INDUSRIAL WALL LIGHTS $325.00

H 43in. x D 25in.

SUPER QUALITY AND ALL ORIGINAL WITH NEW WIRING  H 6in. x W 8in. x D 9in

PRICE IS PER PAIR....CA. I92O

AMAZING STYLE, EVEN HAS A DOMED OVER RECESSED NITE LIGHT

 H 31in. x D 10in.

QUANTITY IS AVAILABLE

LARGER SIZE IS AVAILABLE.  H 25in. x D 15in.

ARTS AND CRAFTS HANGING LIGHT $2500.00

 

AMAZING BATHROOOM WALL LIGHTS $650.00

 

INDUSTRIAL LIGHT $450.00

 

EDISON BULB LIGHT $250.00

H 28in. x W 38in. x D 14in.

COBALT BLUE ORIGINALSHADES....GREAT OVER KITCHEN ISLAND OR GAMES TABLE  H 8in. x W 5in. x D 5in.

PRICE PER PAIR.....REWIRED....CIRCA 1030  H 29in. x D 11in.


9 AVAILABLE

OLD STOCK SHADES ARE PORCELAIN OVER STEEL  H 50in. x D 23in.

COOL OLD LIGHT WITH EDISON BULB FEATURE

INDUSTRIAL TEE LIGHT $1250.00

 

PORCELAIN DECO SCONCES $450.00

 

VINTAGE FACTORY LIGHT $650.00

 

VINTAGE HANGING LIGHT $1500.00

H 23in. x W 11in. x D 5in.

REWIRED  H 12in. x D 16in.

LEADED GLASS CIRCA 1920  H 64in. x D 18in.  H 10in. x W 11in. x D 28in

WEDGEWOOD WALL LIGHTS $1400.00

 

VINTAGE ; LIGHT $1400.00

 

VINTAGE FLOODLIGHT ON STAND $850.00

 

INDUSTRIAL WALL LIGHT $350.00

H 16in. x W 14in. x D 36in.  H 4in. x W 4in. x D 7in  H 12in. x W 12in. x D 32in

COOL ANGLED REFLECTOR  H 55in. x W 28in.

VINTAGE GOOSENECK LIGHT $450.00

 

VINTAGE WALL LIGHT $350.00

 

INDUSTRIAL LIGHT RLM $550.00

 

VINTAGE FLOODLIGHT ON TRIPOD $950.00

H 30in. x D 12in.

2 AVAILABLE  H 21in. x D 8in.

QUANTITY AVAILABLE   CIRCA 1930  H 7in.x W 5in. x D 5in.

CIRCA 1940....REWIRED

PRICE PER PAIR  H 7in. x W 12in. x D 15in.

INDUSTRIAL SHADES.PRICE PER PAIR

VINTAGE FACTORY LIGHT--HUGE $835.00

 

VINTAGE PENDANT LIGHTS $750.00

 

PORCELAIN WALL LIGHTS $350.00

 

PAIR COOL SCONCES $550.00

H 6in. x D 9in.

AMAZING GLASS....2 AVAILABLE

REWIRED  H 36in. x W 64in. x W 14in.  H 58in. x D 15in.  H 11in. x W 12in. x D 16in

OLD INDUSTRIAL SHADE

VINTAGE ART GLASS FLUSH LIGHT $1400.00

 

INDUSTRIAL TEE LIGHT W / UNIQUE DETAILS $975.00

 

INDUSTRIAL LIGHT $550.00

 

PIVOTING HEAD WALL LIGHT $450.00

H 10in. x W 12in. x D 14in.

PRICE PER PAIR

ORIGIAN OLD SHADES IN MINT CONDITION WIOTH ORIGINAL MAKERS STICKER  H 10in. x D 13in.  H 10in. x W 8in. x D 10in.

ORIGINAL OLD GREEN PATINA  H 24in. x D 12.5in.

SET OF 4 INDUSTRIAL WALL LIGHTS $850.00

 

BASKET PRISM LIGHT $950.00

 

VINTAGE FACTORY LIGHT $1200.00

 

VINTAGE HANGING LIGHT $550.00

H 20in. x W 4in. x D 20in.

AVAILABLE IN CUSTOM SIZES AND FINISHES  H 14in. x W 5in. x D 8in.  H 9in. x W 8in. x D 16in

ORIGINAL ARM AND GLASS  H 36in. x W 37in. x W 12in.

ARTICULATING WALL LIGHT $550.00

 

INDUSTRIAL WALL LIGHT $125.00

 

ELECTRIFIED GAS WALL SCONCE $550.00

 

COBALT BLUE TEE LIGHT $1500.00

H 23in. x W 14in.  


Civil War patriotic imprint of U.S. Dragoon on horseback. Published by James Gates, Cincinnati. Light staining and wear. 4 1/2 x 3. Rare.


***See our Patriotic Imprints section to read more information about this item.  


 <b>Connecticut</b>


Patriotic vignette with an eagle perched on top of an American shield with the motto, Union" on it with flags at the sides and wreath below. A.W. Wallace's Variety Bakery, Bridgeport, CT. on the opposite side.   


<b>Regarding an incident that happened at the U.S. Naval Academy in 1841</b>


5 pages, 8 x 12 1/2, in ink. These are contemporary handwritten copies of a correspondence that took place between Andrew W. Johnson, Commander, U.S. Navy, and George M. Robeson, U.S. Secretary of the Navy, concerning an incident that occurred when Johnson was a Midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy in 1841. There are two letters from A.W. Johnson to Secretary Robeson, and one from Robeson to Johnson. Based on examples of Commander Johnson's signature, those on his two letters appear to be in his own hand. Johnson was on active duty as Lieutenant Commander during the Civil War.


<u>The letters are as follows</u>:


Washington City, D.C.

January 21, 1873

To the Hon. Geo. M. Robeson

Secretary of the Navy


Sir:


While at the Naval Academy from October 1848 to August 1849- preparing for final examination, certain mischievous acts of a few of the Midshipmen of the date of 1841- of whom I was one- were punished by order of the Secretary of the Navy- Mr. Preston- with reduction of their general average on the final merit roll, thus affecting for life their advancement and rank in the service.  My average on that roll stood 83.70 and the reduction made was 20.75, leaving it at 62.96 to be considered in assigning me position in my date.


At the commencement of the Rebellion there were but two officers in the Navy who had been thus reduced in rank- Lieutenant, now Commander Luce, and myself.

  

After the capture of Port Royal, S.C. in which Lieutenant Luce participated, Secretary Welles, at the instance of friends of Lieutenant Luce reversed the decision of Ex-Secretary Preston and recommended the nomination of that officer to his proper number on the Navy list, accompanying this recommendation with a communication setting forth the injustice of the proceeding.  This was favorably acted upon and Lieutenant Luce was assigned to his rightful position.


Shortly after the commission of the offenses referred to by the midshipmen, promises of the future good behavior of the class were accepted by the Superintendent of the school, and the matter was presumed to have been satisfactorily concluded, but at a later date, the Secretary of the Navy disapproved the arrangement, and immediately before the final examination, a Court of Inquiry was convened by his order to investigate the circumstances.  No specific charges were brought against any Midshipman, but all were suspected, and the questions put to each separately, obliged those concerned to implicate themselves indirectly by refusal to answer.  Neither counsel, nor the right of defense, were permitted, but the degree of guilt was predicated upon the obstinacy of their declining replies to interrogation intended to criminate.

 

The Court, after the conclusion of its inquiries became examined, and, with an accession to its number, decided the relative merit of the entire class.


In view of the facts above stated, I respectfully solicit from the Department the same consideration which was shown Lieutenant Luce.


I have the honor to be,

Very respectfully,

Your Obed. Svt.,

A.W. Johnson, 

Commander, U.S. Navy



Washington City, D.C.

January 22, 1873

Hon. Geo. M. Robeson

Secretary of the Navy


Sir:


With the view of answering your verbal interrogation of the 21st instant- referring to an application for restoration to my academic position on the Navy list- based upon a precedent established by one of your predecessors in the case of Lieutenant, now Commander Luce- I respectfully submit the following:

 

The lengthy interval which has elapsed since my reduction in rank by Ex-Secretary Preston and my written application to the Department for redress, is due to the fact that immediately after his decision, I was ordered on active service afloat for two years.  On my return to the United States, Secretary Wm. A. Graham declined to reverse the acts of Mr. Preston.  After the completion of this duty the entire reorganization of the Navy under Secretary Dobbin, engaged Congress and the Department; and for the greater part of Secretary Toucey’s term I was at sea. The existing and busy period of Secretary Welles administration of the Department was not the time for such an application-  moreover.  I was absent on active duty.


Lieutenant Luce, who had frequently made the effort, succeeded after a lapse of thirteen or fourteen years in securing his proper number.  Lieutenant Luce was not awarded his original place for any conspicuous act of gallantry, although he was so fortunate as to participate in one of the earlier naval engagements- the capture of Port Royal, S.C.- and no other advancements by number on the Navy Register were made on that occasion.


By reference to the letter of Secretary Welles- now on file in the Department- it will be seen that he reversed the action of Ex-Secretary Preston, principally on the ground of its injustice.


In 1866, Special promotions were made by Act of Congress for services in the Rebellion, in which I was not included; and until I could establish my claim to consideration for the same, I could not consistently approach the Department with the application now submitted.


I have the honor to be Sir,

Very Respectfully,

Your Obed. Svt.,

A.W. Johnson

Commander U.S. Navy



Navy Department

Washington, 25th February 1873


Sir:


Your letters of the 21st ultimo, reciting the circumstances under which you were reduced in your relative standing in your class at the Naval Academy in 1848-49, and asking the consideration of the Department in your case have been received.


Although the Department has full appreciation of your character and services, it does not feel justified in attempting the investigation and remedying of a wrong said to have been some more than twenty years ago, to a student at the Naval Academy, particularly when action in this behalf would affect rights of other officers long considered settled.


Respectfully,

Geo. M. Robeson

Secretary of the Navy


[to] Commander

Andrew W. Johnson

U.S. Navy

Washington, D.C.


Light age toning and wear. Very fine.


Naval Record of Andrew W. Johnson: Midshipman, October 19, 1841; Passed Midshipmen, August 10, 1847; Master, September 14, 1855; Lieutenant, September 15, 1855; Lieutenant Commander, July 16, 1862; Commander, July 25, 1866; and Captain, April 5, 1874; Retired List, February 8, 1884.  Source: List of Officers of the U.S. Navy, and of the Marine Corps, 1775-1900.


WBTS Trivia: William B. Preston, who was U.S. Secretary of the Navy, during the time Andrew W. Johnson was a Midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, was from Virginia, and served as a Confederate Senator during the War Between The States.

VINTAGE HANGING LIGHT $750.00

 

U. S. Dragoon

 

Civil War Patriotic Merchant Token, Wall

 

Correspondence Between Naval Commander & $50.00




13 3/4 x 16, imprint on vellum, with vignettes and a large red embossed seal affixed at the bottom.


The President of the United States of America. To all who shall see these Presents, Greeting: Know Ye, that, reposing special Trust and Confidence in the Patriotism, Valor, Fidelity and Abilities of Augustus F. Thompson, I do appoint him Gunner in the Navy of the United States, from the 3rd of March 1849.


He is therefore carefully and diligently to discharge all the duties of a Gunner, and I do strictly charge and require all Officers, Seamen and others under his Command, to be obedient to his Orders. 


And he is to obey the Orders and Directions which he shall receive from the President of the United States, or his Superior Officers, according to the Rules and Discipline of the Navy. This Warrant is to continue in force during the pleasure of the President Of The United States.


Given under my hand at the City of Washington, this Sixteenth day of July in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty, and in the Seventy Fifth year of the Independence of the United States. By the President, Millard Fillmore. Wm. Ballard Preston, Secretary of the Navy. Registered L.B. Hardin.


"Copy" at upper left. This is an 1800's period copy, with the signatures being secretarial. Light age toning and wear. Very fine condition.


Augustus F. Thompson was appointed, Gunner, March 3, 1849, and appears on the Retired List, December 3, 1881, so apparently he served in the Civil War. He died on December 3, 1890. Source: List of Officers of the U.S. Navy, and of the Marine Corps, 1775-1900.  Well used in the period with an attractive natural age patina, this later 1860s / 1870s fixed blade knife is of the style frequently referred to by collectors as <I>trade</I> knives due to their popularity with frontier Indians. (see: <I>LEVINE’S GUIDE TO KNIVES</I>by Bernard Levine)  Though this example is unmarked as to maker, its style of construction and material leave no doubt that it is a product of the <I>J. RUSSELL & Co. – GREEN RIVER WORKS</I>.  

The heavy pewter bolster with decorative inletting design and heavily checked cocobolo grips are indicative of the popular culture’s work.  The overall style with iron pinned, tapered shank, speak to the old <I>working</I> knife’s age.   The knife measures 10 ¼ inches in total length and will make an attractive addition to any period grouping.  <B>Don't forget to give our search feature a try</B> for special wants. A simple <B>key word</B> in lower case works best. 

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 Illustrated here with a quarter for size comparison our photographs will do best to describe this classy old lidded tobacco pipe except to reinforce the fact that it remains in pleasing condition with good evidence of age and period use.  With some worm damage to the old natural horn mouth piece all remains solid and in pleasing condition with no cracks and a nice patina to the meerschaum bowel and metal mounting.  Offered here just as it came to us from decades of attic storage the new owner may wish to put a longer stem on this one but as with most everything we would leave it just as last used. As with <U>all direct sales</U>, we are pleased to offer a <B><U>no questions asked</U> three day inspection with refund of the purchase price upon return as purchased!</B>  Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !


 A remnant from the relic accumulation of a long defunct Civil War veteran, Grand Army of the Republic hall, this <I>cut-down</I> to musketoon length rifle started life as a standard British export Pattern of 1853 Enfield. The second most widely used weapon of the American Civil War, and the most widely used weapon of the Confederates, exports of the arm to America were of private manufacture and as such were <U>devoid of the telltale British <I>Broad-Arrow</I></U> mark which denoted British government ownership.  The import pattern lock plate bore the familiar crown behind the hammer with the maker or simply <B>TOWER</B> ahead of the hammer over the manufacture date. This example is so marked with <B>TOWER</B> over an especially desirable <B>1861</B> manufacture date.  The barrel measures 26 5/8 inches and is British proof marked at the breach with <B>25</B> and <B>25</B>, all correct for the Civil War export arm. We found no other markings on the gun save rack numbers on the brass butt plate tang. The reader will do well to study our photo illustrations for condition and variances as while the gun will clean to excellent, in the name of originality and to preserve the integrity of alterations as truly period, we are offering the piece un-touched and as acquired after being tucked away decades ago in a country G. A. R. hall.  Shortened to musketoon length with a <B> U. S. Mod. 1863</B> hammer* as an interesting <I>make do</I> replacement, all are clearly period alterations with the exception of an earlier post Civil War front sight, which seems to indicate some <I>sporting</I> use after the war.  The gun retains its original adjustable rear sight. (*Not an unheard of Confederate alteration as Union arms and their parts were utilized when the opportunity arose.) While its precise history must be left to speculation the piece is clearly a trophy of the late war with some post war sporting use the arm, thought well enough of, to have been passed to the GAR who set the relic away for safe keeping upon demise of the Post. A neat old Civil War collectable offered at a reasonable price. <B>Buy with confidence! </B><I>  We are pleased to offer a <B><U>no questions asked</U> three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales!</B> <I>Just send us a courtesy  e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly.</I>  Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!


<U>A note about firearms:</U>   WE SUPPORT RESPONSIBLE CONTROL OF MODERN FIREARMS AND EMPHASIZE HERE THAT THIS PIECE IS CONSIDERED AN ANTIQUE / COLLECTABLE AND IS THEREFORE OUTSIDE  RESTRICTIONS APPLICABLE TO COVERED (MODERN) FIREARMS. THE PIECE IS OFFERED AS A HISTORICAL COLLECTABLE ONLY AND THOUGH MECHANICALLY OPERABLE, IS NOT TO BE CONSIDERED  FIREABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.  <U>PURCHASE OF THIS ITEM WILL CONSTITUTE A FULL UNDERSTANDING OF AND AGREEMENT WITH  THE ABOVE. </U>

Presidential Appointment For Gunner, U. S $100.00

 

Early Green River ‘TRADE KNIFE’

 

Earlier through mid 1800s MEERSCHAUM TOB $95.00

 

Civil War import G. A. R. Hall Tower ‘Mu $495.00

An especially nice <U>serial numbered</U>, (#V6145) Grand Army of the Republic membership medal with <I>Post Commander Device</I>.  This especially attractive Patent of 1886 marked Civil War veteran medal is offered here direct from years of storage and is untouched with, sharp edges, a rich natural age patina and original  suspension ribbon.  Per G. A. R. requirements, these handsome medals were cast from the bronze of Confederate cannon.  ( This medal will come with a nice color facsimile of an original issue envelope face attesting to use of captured Confederate cannon metal.)   An attractive memento from a time when the G.A.R.  was the most influential group in the country. <B>Buy with confidence! </B><I>  We are pleased to offer a <B><U>no questions asked</U> three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales!</B> <I>Just send us a courtesy  e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly.</I>  Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!


 H 37in. x D 10in WITH CURVED GLASS

CIRCA 1920

REWIRED TO CODE  H 28in. x D 8in.

MORE AVAILABLE....CIRCAL 1950

CLOSED EXPLOSION PROOF GLASS  H 38in. x D 11in.

FABULOUS OLD GLASS CIRCA 1930 OR EARLIER

Civil War Vet. - GAR MEMBERSHIP MEDAL $225.00

 

BRASS PERIOD HALL LANTERN $1800.00

 

INDUSTRIAL PENDANT LIGHT $950.00

 

ART GLASS LIGHT $2400.00

H 48in. x D 18in.  H 9in. x W 8in. x D 15in.

GREAT INDUSTRIAL PIECE  H 28in. x W 48in. x W 14in.

HEAVY DUTY DOUBLE HEADED  


(1824-1902) Was born in Baden, Germany. He graduated from a military academy at Karlsruhe in 1843, and became a subaltern in the service of Grand Duke Leopold. During the 1848 insurrections he acted as minister of war for the revolutionary forces which were overthrown by the Prussians. He fled to New York in 1852. During the years before the war he taught school and held a major's commission in the 5th New York Militia. Sigel became a brigadier general on August 7, 1861, and a major general on March 22, 1862. Despite his military shortcomings, he did much to unify the large German population of the Northern states and contributed thousands of recruits to the Union ranks. "I fights mit Sigel," became almost a password among the Dutch and his influence with them never waned. He performed well at the capture of Camp Jackson, and the engagement at Carthage, Mo. At Elkhorn Tavern he contributed greatly to the Union victory. He saw action in the 2nd Bull Run campaign, and later commanded the Department of West Virginia. In 1864, he had the misfortune to fight the battle of New Market, Va., against the cadets of the Virginia Military Institute, by whom he was soundly trounced.


<u>Card Signature With Rank</u>: 3 3/4 x 2 1/8, in ink. F. Sigel, late Maj. G. of Vols., New York, March 11th, 1869. Very fine.

INDUSTRIAL LIGHT $400.00

 

MERCURY GLASS WALL LIGHT $750.00

 

VINTAGE FACTORY LIGHT $1500.00

 

Autograph, General Franz Sigel




(1824-1902) Was born in Baden, Germany. He graduated from a military academy at Karlsruhe in 1843, and became a subaltern in the service of Grand Duke Leopold. During the 1848 insurrections he acted as minister of war for the revolutionary forces which were overthrown by the Prussians. He fled to New York in 1852. During the years before the war he taught school and held a major's commission in the 5th New York Militia. Sigel became a brigadier general on August 7, 1861, and a major general on March 22, 1862. Despite his military shortcomings, he did much to unify the large German population of the Northern states and contributed thousands of recruits to the Union ranks. "I fights mit Sigel," became almost a password among the Dutch and his influence with them never waned. He performed well at the capture of Camp Jackson, and the engagement at Carthage, Mo. At Elkhorn Tavern he contributed greatly to the Union victory. He saw action in the 2nd Bull Run campaign, and later commanded the Department of West Virginia. In 1864, he had the misfortune to fight the battle of New Market, Va., against the cadets of the Virginia Military Institute, by whom he was soundly trounced.


Wet plate, albumen carte de visite photograph, mounted to 2 3/8 x 3 7/8 card. Full standing view in uniform with rank of major general. No imprint. Mount is slightly trimmed. Very fine.  


Vignette of General Franz Sigel on horseback with his sword in the charge position. F. Sigel is printed below the vignette, on the obverse. Patriotic reverse with a Union shield and the motto, "Union For Ever" and the year 1863. Very fine. Scarce.


<u>General Franz Sigel</u>: (1824-1902) Was born in Baden, Germany. He graduated from a military academy at Karlsruhe in 1843, and became a subaltern in the service of Grand Duke Leopold. During the 1848 insurrections he acted as minister of war for the revolutionary forces which were overthrown by the Prussians. He fled to New York in 1852. During the years before the war he taught school and held a major's commission in the 5th New York Militia. Sigel became a brigadier general on August 7, 1861, and a major general on March 22, 1862. Despite his military shortcomings, he did much to unify the large German population of the Northern states and contributed thousands of recruits to the Union ranks. "I fights mit Sigel," became almost a password among the Dutch and his influence with them never waned. He performed well at the capture of Camp Jackson, and the engagement at Carthage, Mo. At Elkhorn Tavern he contributed greatly to the Union victory. He saw action in the 2nd Bull Run campaign, and later commanded the Department of West Virginia. In 1864, he had the misfortune to fight the battle of New Market, Va., against the cadets of the Virginia Military Institute, by whom he was soundly trounced. 


 Height:	29 in. (73.66 cm)

Width:	50 in. (127 cm)

Depth:	50 in. (127 cm)

Country of Origin:	USA

Style:	Contemporary	

Year:	c. 1890


Perfectly Scaled American round 60" 

Walnut Dining Table.   Elegant and substantial. Beautifully grained with classic base.    


Leaves may be for an additional cost.  Height:	93 in. (236.22 cm)

Width:	63 in. (160.02 cm)

Depth:	19 in. (48.26 cm)

Country of Origin:	USA

Style:	American Aesthetic

Maker:	Pottier & Stymus

Condition:	Restored

Year:	c. 1870


An important American Aesthetic ebonized and paint-decorated parlor cabinet bearing an ink inscription of five a digit inventory number and "Pullman", by Pottier & Stymus, New York circa 1870. This fine cabinet features beveled mirror backs, a stepped superstructure with central pediment and anthemion crests, columnar supports and arched mirror plates. The breakfronted base with blocked frieze and cabinet doors is adorned with Muses.

CDV, General Franz Sigel

 

1863 Civil War Patriotic Token, General

 

Antique Classic Round Pedestal Dining Ta $3500.00

 

Antique American Aesthetic Ebonized Parl $28000.00




Eagle in flight with stars above and the year 1863 on the obverse. I. Rees, 401 Central Ave., Cincinnati, O.[hio] on the reverse. Fine.  


27 pages, 4 1/2 x 6 1/2, imprint.


War Department

Adjutant General's Office

Washington, November 13, 1863


General Orders

No. 365


The following named non-commissioned officers and privates, having been duly examined and declared unfit for further field service, but fit for duty in the Invalid Corps, are hereby transferred from their respective Regiments and Companies to the Invalid Corps, to take effect November 15, 1863, and from and after that date will be dropped from their Regimental rolls. Commanding officers of Companies to which these men have heretofore belonged will at once furnish the Provost Marshal General, at Washington, a descriptive list, clothing account, and complete military history in each case. This lengthy document lists each soldier with name, rank, company and regiment. By Order of the Secretary of War. Signed in print by E.D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant General. There are two very tiny punch holes at the left edge not affecting any of the content. Edge chipping to left edge and a small stain at the upper corner of the pages, again not affecting the content.  


Civil War patriotic imprint with full color illustration of an American flag with the stars in the blue field formed into a star. 5 1/2 x 2 3/4.


***See our Patriotic Imprints section to read more information about this item.   


Civil War patriotic imprint with vignette of an angel wearing a robe adorned with stars holding a standard with liberty cap on top and a riband with the slogan, "The Union Now, Henceforth, Forever Amen!" The outer edges are trimmed in red and blue. 5 1/2 x 3. Published by Mumford & Co. [Cincinnati].


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1863 Civil War Merchant Token, I. Rees,

 

1863 Orders Transferring Soldiers to the

 

American Flag With Star Design

 

The Union Now, Henceforth & Forever, Ame




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