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<b>to the President Who Approves the Order</b>


4 1/8 x 6 3/4, imprint.


War Department

Adjutant General's Office

Washington, July 11, 1863


General Orders

No. 215


Under the 65th Article of War, the proceedings of the General Court Martial, which convened at the Headquarters 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, March 4, 1863, by virtue of Special Orders, No. 60, Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, camp near Falmouth, Va., March 2, 1863, in the case of Brigadier General E.B. Tyler, Volunteer service, have been submitted to the President of the United States, who confirms the same, and approves the order of promulgation by the Major General Commanding the Army of the Potomac.


By Order Of The Secretary Of War:

E.D. Townsend

Assistant Adjutant General


Very fine. 


 Offered here (main picture) is a <U>single</U> original Civil War vintage <U>surgical splint and period bandage roll</U> from the medical grouping described below.  An outstanding Civil War medical display item. We added the (Quarter for size comparison.) Should you want more than the <U>one splint and bandage</U> offered send us an e-mail and we will let  you know what we have. The box is not available.

     Some years ago we were fortunate enough to acquire a Civil War vintage slide top box containing itís period content of rolled <I>home spun</I> bandages.  Each bandage is of the period loomed cotton sheeting commonly provided by home front volunteers who came together, particularly in the Eastern textile mill region, to tear and roll strips of available textile for use as bandages by Army medical providers at the front.   Most of these bandage rolls are secured with a paper band* wrapped round with a protective seal. (*see photos: We were curious enough to sacrificed one of the bandage rolls to open the paper band. They are Odd Fellow Lodge dues certificates.  The one we opened was dated 1849 and was from a Newburyport, Mass. I.O.O.F. chapter.  Oddly enough the wood box containing the bandages bore a stenciled Masonic device.  Obviously repurposed to band the bandage rolls, it seems more than likely the then obsolete dues certificates were pressed into service by volunteers gathered in the local lodge hall.)  The splint is fashioned of birch wood backed with cotton flannel, the thin wood being in narrow strips so as to conform to and immobilize the injured limb when wrapped with a textile bandage. Please note that the bandage and splint are offered here as found, the bandage unopened and unused while the splint, as was common in the field, has seen repeated use. <U>This example is blood stained from period use.</U> <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!

 <b>in New Orleans</b>


Headquarters Department of the Gulf

New Orleans, November 3, 1862


General Orders No. 89


If there are any soldiers in this Department who are acquainted in any way with telegraphic operations, they will at once report to Lieut. J. Elliott Smith, at his office, corner of St. Charles and Gravier streets. Commanding officers of regiments, batteries and unattached companies will examine the men of their commands and send those they think will be useful to Lieut. Smith.


By command of MAJOR GENERAL BUTLER


R.S. Davis, Capt. and A.A.A.G.


Scarce Department of the Gulf imprint. Excellent.  H 38in. x D 15in.


12 OR MORE IN STOCK

The Case of General E. B. Tyler Has Been $10.00

 

an original! Civil War era - BANDAGE ROL $155.00

 

General Butler Sends Out Call For Telegr $15.00

 

INDUSTRIAL PENDANT LIGHTS $0.00

H 12in. x W 20in. x D 36in.


MORE AVAILABLE  H 23in. x D 12in.  H 26in. x W 7in. x D 18in.  H 14in. x D 7in.

BARN LIGHT $750.00

 

OLD PENDANT BOWL LIGHT $550.00

 

CUSTOM WALL SCONCE $850.00

 

INDUSTRIAL HANGING LIGHT $0.00

H 48in. x D 10in.


Sold as apair  H 11in. x D 12in.  H 38in. x D 17in



10 IN STOCK  H 12in. x W 9in. x D 14in.

INDUSTRIAL PENDANT LIGHTS $950.00

 

WEDDING WAKE LIGHT VINTAGE $550.00

 

INDUSTRIAL PENDANT LIGHTS $850.00

 

INDUSTRIAL WALL SCONCES $550.00

H 12in. x W 11in. X D 4in.


MORE AVAILABLE  H 12in. x W 6in. x D 12in


price for each


2 in stock  H 36in. x D 6in.  H 12in. x W 5in. x D 10in.

one of 5

industrial wall lights. . . . 1 PAIR $750.00

 

VINTAGE SPOTLIGHT. . . CHROME $550.00

 

BRASS INDUSTRIAL LIGHT $600.00

 

Wall lights. . . set of 5 $225.00

H 11in. x W 4in. x D 8in.  H 5in. x W 21in. X D 10in.  H 26in. x D 20in.


6 in stock  H 9in. x W 5in. x D 7in


price per sconce

Industrial style wall lights $0.00

 

Double pivot sconce $0.00

 

large industrial pendant light $900.00

 

INDUSTRIAL SCONCES $150.00

H 22in. W 38in. D 14in.  H 12in. x W 23in. x D 10in.  H 5in. x W 25in. x D 9in.


50 in stock  H 12in. x W 8in. x D 10in.

INDUSTRIAL TEE LIGHT $950.00

 

INDUSTRIAL VINTAGE SCONCE $950.00

 

INDUSTRIAL SCONCE $285.00

 

Large wall lights with old glass $0.00

H 12in. x W 5in. x D 7in.  H 16in. x W 12in. x D 14in.  H 19in. x W 4in. x D 4in.  H 23in. x W 34in.


OTHERS AVAILABLE  SIMILAR

Nickel wall sconces $0.00

 

H 16in. x W 12in. x D 14in. $0.00

 

Early walll sconces $0.00

 

INDUSTRIAL TEE LIGHT $1450.00

H 16in. x D 10in.  H 10in. x W 5in. x D 8in.  H 25in. x D 13in.  H 10in. x W 5in. x D 10in.

Any finish is possible

DECO PENDANT LIGHT $650.00

 

Classic wall sconces $0.00

 

INDUSTRIAL PENDANT LIGHT $550.00

 

Nickle wall lights $0.00

H 15in. x D 16in.  


4 1/4 x 6 3/4, imprint.


War Department

Adjutant General's Office

Washington, July 10, 1863


General Orders

No. 214


By direction of the President of the United States, Major General E.O.C. Ord is appointed to the command of the Thirteenth Army Corps, in place of Major General John A. McClernand, relieved, to date from June 18, 1863.


By Command Of The Secretary Of War:

E.D. TOWNSEND

Assistant Adjutant General


Very fine.  


4 1/8 x 6 1/2, imprint.


War Department

Adjutant General's Office

Washington, July 9, 1863


General Orders

No. 213


Brigadier General Robert Allen is announced as senior Quartermaster of the Department of the Northwest, Missouri, and Tennessee. All officers of the Quartermaster's Department, serving in those Departments, will respect and obey his orders accordingly.


By Order Of The Secretary Of War:

E.D. TOWNSEND

Assistant Adjutant General


Very fine.  


4 pages. Report From the Naval Commissioner's Office; Live Oak Timber, Navy Sloop Clothing For The Year 1838, Beef and Pork For 1838. Report From the Office of Commissary General of Subsistence. Proposal For 4,500 Indian Rifles. Patriotism of the Federal Party. North Carolina Elections. Prospectus of the United States Magazine and Democratic Review. $200 Reward Advertisement For Runaway Slave. Much more interesting news and advertisements from our nation's capital in 1837.

VINTAGE LIGHT FIXTURE FLUSH MOUNT $850.00

 

General Ord is Appointed Commander of 13 $15.00

 

General Robert Allen is Named Senior Qua $10.00

 

The Globe, City of Washington, August 11 $20.00




(1807-71) known as "Prince John," he was born at Port Royal, Va., and graduated from the West Point class of 1830. He was brevetted three times for gallantry during the Mexican War while an artillery officer. He resigned from the U.S. Army on April 20, 1861, and was appointed brigadier general in the Provisional Confederate Army on June 17, 1861, and major general on Oct. 7, 1861. He distinguished himself in the early part of the Peninsula campaign, completely deceiving General McClellan as to the size of his forces at Yorktown. He was less successful during the Seven Days battles, and was later assigned to command the District of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. Here he was successful in the recapture of Galveston, Texas and the dispersal of the Federal blockading fleet. After the war he went to Mexico without being formally paroled and joined Emperor Maximilian's Imperial forces with the rank of major general. 


Antique photograph, 4 x 5 1/2. Bust view in uniform. No imprint. Light age toning. Circa 1800's, post Civil War print.  


5 x 8, imprint.


Headquarters Department of the Gulf

New Orleans, October 1, 1862


General Orders No. 77


Every officer, not a disbursing officer of the United States Government, who has collected public funds in this Department, will make an immediate return of all collections and disbursements previous to this date. This return will be made to D.C.G. Field, Financial Clerk, at these Headquarters, and all balances will be turned over to him.


By command of MAJOR-GENERAL BUTLER


GEO. C. STRONG, A.A.G.


Excellent. Scarce Department of the Gulf imprint.   


(1816-86) Born at Natchitoches, La., he graduated in the West Point class of 1838. His service in the U.S. Army was extensive. He saw action in the Seminole War 1838-39, duty in the Utah expedition against the Mormons, and was brevetted for gallantry in the Mexican War. He also was the inventor of the Sibley tent which saw much use in the early years of the Civil War by the armies of both sides. Commissioned brigadier general in the Confederate army on June 17, 1861, he was the commander of an expedition designed to secure New Mexico for the Confederacy. After the battles of Valverde and Glorietta Canon he was forced to retreat since he could not subsist his command off the country. Under incredible hardships he reached El Paso, Texas in May 1862, and subsequently retired to San Antonio. Thereafter he served in Louisiana and the Trans-Mississippi Department. After the Civil War, Sibley went abroad and was a general of artillery in the Egyptian Army. He spent the last years of his life in ill health and comparative poverty and died at Fredericksburg, Va. where he is buried.


Antique photograph, 2 5/8 x 3 1/2. Bust view in Confederate uniform. No imprint. Circa 1800's, post Civil War print.  


<b>The Emancipation Proclamation</b>


1863 print of Presidents' Lincoln and Davis and a slave in caricature titled "Scene From The American Tempest." Imprint below the title, Caliban (Sambo) "YOU BEAT HIM 'NOUGH MASSA! BERRY LITTLE TIME, I'LL BEAT HIM TOO." Shakspeare. (Nigger Translation). This engraving appeared in the January 24, 1863 issue of Punch Magazine, and depicts President Abraham Lincoln wearing a uniform with kepi with plume on it, striped pants, high boots, and holding a sword. Confederate President Jefferson Davis, also in uniform, with a slouch hat with feather and a sword attached to his belt stands at the left with his arms folded and looking rather perplexed. At the center is a jubilant slave holding a copy of President Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation hand in hand with President Lincoln. Imprint at the top, Punch, or The London Charivari-January 24, 1863.  10 3/4 x 8 1/4. Scarce and extremely desirable Civil War date Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis and slave print.


WBTS Trivia: This classic Civil War print appeared in Punch Magazine not long after Lincoln issued his Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. The jubilant slave holds the proclamation with Lincoln while showing eagerness to fight his former master Jeff Davis representing the Confederacy. And indeed they fought! Some 180,000 freed blacks joined the Federal Army and became a critical element in the Union victory.

Photograph, General John B. Magruder $10.00

 

1862 Orders From General Butler at New O $15.00

 

Photograph, General Henry H. Sibley $10.00

 

Scene From The American Tempest, Lincoln $125.00




(1821-97) Born at Augusta, Ga., he was a nephew of General & U.S. President Zachary Taylor by marriage. He graduated from West Point in 1842 along with his future corps commander, James Longstreet. He fought in the Mexican War and resigned his U.S. Army commission on Mar. 23, 1861.  At the outbreak of the Civil War, he helped organize the 10th Georgia Infantry, and was appointed their colonel. He was then promoted to brigadier general on Sept. 25, 1861, and major general on May 23, 1862. He fought in the Peninsular campaign, and at Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Knoxville. McLaws was commanding troops under Gen. J.E. Johnston when the latter surrendered near Durham Station, N.C., April 26, 1865. After the war, he settled in Savannah, Ga., and served with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and as Postmaster of Savannah. He also was  very active in Confederate veteran's organizations for many years.


Antique photograph, 4 x 5 3/4. Bust view in Confederate uniform with the rank of brigadier general. No imprint. Printed on thick photographic paper. Circa 1800's, post Civil War print. Very fine.  


5 x 7 3/4 imprint. 


Headquarters Department of the Gulf

New Orleans, Sept. 23, 1862


General Orders No. 75


No officer or soldier serving in this Department will be allowed to bring hither his family, or any member thereof, without special permission.


By command of MAJOR GENERAL BUTLER


GEO. C. STRONG, A.A.G.


Excellent. Scarce Department of the Gulf imprint.  


<b>Featuring President Abraham Lincoln as Brutus</b>


1863 print with a caricature of two negroes and Abraham Lincoln as the players in a satirical view titled "Brutus and Caesar." The negro at the left, wearing striped pants and a polka dot shirt, is fast asleep as he sits in a chair holding his banjo at his side. The negro at the center, representing the ghost of Caesar, is wearing a long robe and defiantly poses with his arms folded across his chest. President Lincoln, seated at the right, representing Brutus, wears a robe with a stars and stripes shawl draped over his shoulder, sandals, and is holding a book in his hand. Title below: Brutus And Caesar. (From the American Edition of Shakspeare). The Tent of Brutus (Lincoln). Night. Enter the Ghost of Caesar. Brutus- "Wall, now! Do tell! Who's you?" Caesar- "I am dy ebil genus, massa Linking, Dis child am awful Inimpressional."  Published in Punch Magazine. Imprint at the top, Punch, Or The London Charivari, August 15, 1863. 8 x 10 3/4. Scarce and very desirable Civil War date Abraham Lincoln and black related print. Excellent condition.  


(1826-85) Graduated in the West Point class of 1846 and fought in the Mexican War. Hailed at the beginning of the Civil War as the "Young Napoleon," he proved to be a brilliant military organizer, administrator, and trainer of men, but an officer totally lacking in the essential qualities of successful command of large forces in battle. He saw action at Rich Mountain, W.V., in the 1862 Virginia Peninsular campaign and at the battle of Antietam, the bloodiest single day in American history. He was defeated for the presidency in 1864 by Abraham Lincoln. 


Wet plate, albumen carte de visite photograph, mounted to 2 3/8 x 4 card. Standing view in uniform with rank of major general. Backmark: C.D. Fredricks & Co., New York, Habana and Paris. Tiny chip out of the photographic paper at upper right corner, and light wear to the top edge of the print. Neither defect affects the subject. Very nice contrast and clarity in this desirable pose of "Little Mac."

Photograph, General Lafayette McLaws $15.00

 

1862 Orders From General Butler at New O $15.00

 

Brutus and Caesar, From the American Edi $125.00

 

CDV General George B. McClellan $100.00




(1824-93) Graduated in the West Point class of 1845. He won the brevets of 1st lieutenant and captain for gallantry at Cerro Gordo and Contreras in the Mexican War. From 1849-52, he was assistant professor of mathematics at West Point. Later he served in the Indian campaigns on the Texas frontier. A native of Florida, he resigned his commission on April 6, 1861, when Florida seceded from the Union. He entered the Confederate service as a lieutenant colonel and served in the Shenandoah Valley under Joseph E. Johnston. On June 17, 1861, he was commissioned brigadier general in the Provisional Army and was severely wounded at 1st Manassas. He was promoted to major general on Oct. 11, 1861, and in 1862 was in command of the District of East Tennessee. Smith participated in Gen. Braxton Bragg's invasion of Kentucky and won a decisive victory at Richmond, Ky., on Aug. 30, 1862. He became lieutenant general from Oct. 9, 1862. From 1862-65 he was in command of the Trans-Mississippi Department, and received permanent rank of general in the Provisional Army on Feb. 19, 1864. In the spring of 1864, his army repelled the Red River expedition of Gen. N.P. Banks. Smith was almost the last Confederate general in the field, but in a hopelessly isolated situation, he finally surrendered his troops to Gen. E.R.S. Canby on May 26, 1865. 


Wet plate, albumen carte de visite photograph, mounted to 2 3/8 x 4 card. Chest up view in Confederate uniform. Backmark: E. & H.T. Anthony, New York. Light age toning. Very fine.  


(1821-75) After attending Centre College and Transylvania University, he began practicing law in his home town of Lexington, Ky. in 1845. A member of the Kentucky legislature from 1849-51, he became Vice President of the United States in 1856 in the Buchanan administration. On Nov. 2, 1861, he accepted a commission as brigadier general in the Confederate army, and was promoted to major general to rank from April 14, 1862. He served at Shiloh, Vicksburg, Baton Rouge, Murfreesboro where he distinguished himself, Chickamauga, and the 1864 Shenandoah Valley campaign including the battle of New Market, Va. where the VMI cadets received their baptism in battle. 


Wet plate, albumen carte de visite photograph, mounted to 2 3/8 x 4 card. Bust view in Confederate uniform. Backmark: E. & H.T. Anthony, New York. Light age toning. Very fine.       This original Mathew Brady Gallery portrait photograph of leading abolitionist, <U>major contributor 13th, 14th and 15th amendments</U>, personal friend and advisor to President Abraham Lincoln, <B>Jacob Merritt Howard</B> remains in photographically excellent condition and, on its face, bears the original bold penned signature of the sitter.

     Vermont born Jacob Merritt Howard (July 10, 1805 Ė April 2, 1871) served as Civil War era U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan.  Arguably one of the most influential persons to our nationís constitution outside of the founding fathers, Howard is credited with working closely with Abraham Lincoln in drafting and passing the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which abolished slavery. In the Senate, he also served on the Joint Committee on Reconstruction, and was instrumental in drafting and passing the 14th and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.  An historically important remnant of Americana!  <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!

 Just the fit for a cavalrymanís saddlebag, this Civil War era combination tool offered especially designed and shaped plier jaws  and hammer head for pulling and adjusting a troublesome and out of place horseshoe nail.  Such an instrument was essential to the mounted troop always dependent upon preventing his horse from <I>coming up lame</I> from a loose or displaced shoe.  It should be noted to that these combination pliers are found in among period cobbler tools and are sometimes referred to as <I>cobbler</I> pliers.  A handy period tool!   Wonderful deep age patina with good evidence of period carrying and use will set this all original and period combination tool in well with any Civil War grouping.   A neat period item without spending a lot of money.  Now that is a rarity! please note:   <B>ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!!</B>  Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !!

CDV General Edmund Kirby Smith $150.00

 

CDV General John C. Breckenridge $125.00

 

important ! Abolitionist / 13th Amendmen $150.00

 

Civil War vintage combination HORSESHOE

A nice item for the medical collector this period invalid feeder remains in  excellent condition with no chips and a single hairline in the glaze as evidence of age and originality.  Will go well with medical, nursing or hospital items of the Civil War period. see: Dammannís <I>Collectors Encyclopedia of Civil War Medical Instruments & Equipment</I>. (An example of this desirable  <I>boat</I> shaped feeder is included in the Gettysburg Visitors Center museum collection.  please note:   ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!!.  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 !


 


Civil War patriotic imprint with illustration of General Fremont with his name and rank printed below. Published by Magee, 316 Chestnut, Phila. 5 x 3. 


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


Civil War patriotic imprint with ornate full color design featuring Indians wearing headdresses at upper corners, soldiers with the motto, "Our Union Volunteers" at the lower corners, and an American flag at the upper center with the slogan, "Forever Float that Standard Sheet!" Published by Magee, 316 Chestnut St. Phila. 5 1/2 x 3 1/8. 


***See our Patriotic Imprints section to read more information about this item.      Acquired some years ago while traveling in Louisiana, this wonderful early hand wrought field knife with its massive 16 inch slightly curved, black iron blade and turned hardwood grip, will fit well in a myriad of collecting categories.  With its long stout blade and naturally patinated grip from untold hours of long ago use, the piece is a classic of the early Southern field or <I>cane knife</I> style used by slave workers in cotton and sugar cane labor.  Measuring just under 22 inches in total length with a blade that is a sturdy 1/4 inch thick at its back, this early utility would surely have been a prize to the field hand who would undoubtedly have been subject to close scrutiny while in possession of such a formidable item.  Classic early construction is set off in this case by the presence of a well patinaed iron ferrule at the hilt with forged iron washer and peened tang at the butt.  All reminiscent of so many hand forged <I>D-guard</I> and heavy <I>bowie knives</I> of Confederate popularity.   An eye appealing piece of Southern Americana with Black History ties, the piece offers that telltale <I>wavy</I> blade construction knowledgeable collectors like and would not be out of place in a Confederate or primitive knife grouping.  <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 !

19th Century INVALID FEEDER $55.00

 

Major General John C. Fremont $8.00

 

Our Union Volunteers $5.00

 

earlier 1800s through Civil War era PLAN $250.00

A matching set of six circa 1840s hand cut shell buttons in their period paste board store box.  The original label identifies the content as <I> Ĺ doz. Green Snail Pearl</I> [buttons] <I>Sold by L. CHAPMAN. 102 William Street, New York</I>.  (see: NY MERCHANTíS MAGAZINE 1847) All in excellent original and as new condition after decades of attic storage, this little store box with its original content will make a wonderful addition to any Mexican War era display.

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 Our photographs will likely do best to describe this attractive matched pair of harness rosettes.  All original and period, the pair are fashioned from brass with a fanciful <B>G</B> monogram over an attractively natural aged yet still lustrous mercury backing.  All is sealed behind ľ inch thick beveled glass.  A neat companion piece for the <B>Georgia</B> enthusiast. <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. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!



 A nice non dug Louisiana Pelican two piece coat size button.  This local Confederate made variant with the depressed channel, blank back, retains much of the original gold wash and a straight shank.  No pushes or other condition issues!  <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!


 


4 1/2 x 6 3/4, with blue cloth covers and gold embossed title "Ritual" on the front cover, 32 pages, illustrated. Ritual Of The Grand Army of the Republic, with illustration of a G.A.R. membership badge on the title page. Headquarters Grand Army Of The Republic, Minneapolis, Minn., February 1, 1910. Includes approval order from Samuel H. Vansant, Commander-in-Chief, illustration of a "Plan Of Post Room," Instructions to Post Commanders, General Notes, Order of Business, Abbreviations, Key to Cipher, The Opening Ceremonies, Muster In, Music, Badge Presentation, Closing Ceremonies, and more. There is about a 1/2 piece of the top of the title page torn off which does not affect any of the content. Front cover is stained. Scattered soiling, age toning and wear. Very interesting G.A.R. manual.

c. 1840s Green Snail Pearl BUTTONS

 

mid 1800s ĎGí Bridle Rosettes $135.00

 

Nice! Louisiana Pelican Ė Confederate St $575.00

 

1910 Manual, Ritual of the Grand Army of $15.00




12 pages, imprint, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2. 


Headquarters Department of New York

Grand Army of the Republic

Capitol

Albany, N.Y., July 28, 1919


General Orders

No. 2


I. At the Fifty-third Annual Encampment of the Department of New York, Grand Army of the Republic, held at Elmira June 24, 25 and 26, 1919, the following named Comrades were elected for the ensuing year:


Department Commander- Joseph E. Ewell, Post 2, Buffalo


Senior Vice-Commander- Edward B. Long, Post 466, White Plains


Junior-Vice Commander- Louis H. LaVallee, Post 121, Albany


Medical Director- H.T. Dynbar, Post 350, Union


Chaplain- Rev. D.P. Lappius, Post 15, Schenevus



Also includes a list of the Council of Administration, Delegates to the National Encampment, the staff of the Department Commander, Aides-de-Camp of the Department Commander, and other interesting information pertaining to the 53rd National Encampment of the G.A.R. Light age toning, soiling and wear. There is some underlining and arrows highlighting information that the veteran who once owned this imprint thought was important. There are also a few annotations.   


1 3/4 x 6 3/4, cream colored ribbon with vignette of the Connecticut State Seal at the center with black imprint, 1862. Eighteenth Regiment Conn. Volunteers, Aug. 19, 1884. Missing pin. Light wear. Very fine.


The 18th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment saw action at Winchester, New Market, Harrisonburg, Piedmont, Lexington, Buchanan, Liberty, Quaker Church, Lynchburg, Salem, Hedgeville, Snicker's Ford, Kernstown, Martinsburg, Cedar Creek, Stony Point, Middletown, Opequon, Hallstown and Charlestown, Va.    Clipped corners but still a nice old 1860s image of the historic Hancock Mansion on Beacon Street in Old Boston.  Demolished in the period of the American Civil War a bronze plaque now documents its location as <I> the residence of John Hancock, a prominent and patriotic merchant of Boston, the first signer of the Declaration of American Independence, and First Governor of Massachusetts</I>. 

The photographer of this interesting period illustration is not identified. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!

 A bit late for our usual fare but we couldnít resist when we had the opportunity to acquire a small lot of these original Star Brand Repeating Paper Caps and are offering them here priced by the single box for the collector who would enjoy having an original unopened 1930s / 1940s box of five rolls of the old paper caps. A nice companion display piece if you are fortunate enough to have one of the old cast iron or <I>white-metal</I> cap guns us old-timers remember from our boyhood.  (These are modern times however so we must offer the appropriate caution that these caps are offered for display purposes only.)  Each of the colorful old red, white and blue pasteboard boxes remains in fine unopened condition retaining its original content of five rolls of <B>Star Brand, M. Backesí Sons, Inc.</B> repeating caps. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!

G. A. R. Orders, Hdqtrs. Dept. of N. Y. , Al $10.00

 

18th Connecticut Volunteers Reunion Ribb $35.00

 

CDV - The Old Hancock House Beacon Hill $65.00

 

Star Brand / Backesí Pat. 1931 Repeating $15.00




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