Other Historical Items

Other Historical Items


$5 Confederate Note with the Poem by Confederate Major Sidney Alroy Jonas Printed in Hand on the Back


An Indian War Cavalry Colonel’s Straps, Belt Plate & Buttons – A Beautiful Display


Confederate Imprint: Miller’s Planters’ & Merchants’ STATE RIGHTS ALMANAC FOR 1863 – An Amazing Source Listing the Entire Government of the Confederate States, All the Officers of the Courts, Commissioners, Military Schools, Colleges… Even Every Member of the Police in the City of Charleston… All the Charleston Bank Officers, Rail Road Officers… 30 Pages of Reference Material + Listing of Battle Victories, etc. – A Wealth of Information! 


Nice Johnson’s Island POW Prison Item – Receipt for Money Sent to Captain William Dickerson Ervin, 62nd Virginia Infantry while a Prisoner there – He was Captured During the Gettysburg Campaign in McConnellsburg, Pa. 6/29/63


Johnson’s Island, Ohio POW Camp – War Dated November 18, 1864 – Ladies Invitation to Join 1st Lieut. H. C. Strong of the 128th Ohio Volunteer Infantry for an Officer’s Ball


The 10th, 12th & 16th Mississippi Vols. Order Shoes (Brogans) from a Fancy New Orleans Dealer – Great Stationery!


12th Ga. Confederate Officers Pay Voucher – Captain Mark Harden from Blandford, Ga. – Went on to Serve in 2nd Confederate Congress & a Justice in the Supreme Court of Georgia 


Civil War Confederate Blockade Runner Bond – This one from the Charleston Importing and Exporting Company – Signed by the President of the Company Henry Cobia


An Amazing Relic Found in Charleston, S.C. after Hurricane Hugo in September 1989 – Has to do with Surgeon John Drayton “In charge of Negro laborers on James Island”


Charleston, S.C. Advertising Broadside: Terpsichore Hall – Madame Feugas’ Dancing & Waltzing Academy – Lists Rules for Gentleman!


A Great WWII Photo of VE Day Somewhere in France – Can you help identify the city?


WWII B26 Bomber “Mission” Diary – Capt. Wilson M. Buford, Ranger, Texas – Lists 64 Bombing Runs from Jan. 1st, 1944 to Sept. 5th, 1944… Including NORMANDY


Check From “The Bank of Indian Territory, Guthrie, Okla.” – Nice Indian Vignette


WAGON BOX FIGHT – Document Signed by Capt. James Powell 18th U.S. Infantry


Nevada: The Manhattan Silver Mining Co. $5


Nevada: The Manhattan Silver Mining Co. $20


Inexpensive Grouping of Five Confederate State of Georgia Tax Receipts


Touching Song Sheet “Dear Mother, I’ve Come Home to Die”


For the 6th Army Corps Collector – 28th Michigan Private Charles L. Cummings 48 Page Booklet “THE GREAT WAR RELIC”… A Description of the 6th Army Corps Campaign of 1863


Early Northern Pacific Railroad Way-Bill 


Unusual (And Cheap) Document – CERTIFICATE OF EXEMPTION FOR A DRAFTED PERSON ON ACCOUNT OF DISABILITY – Lincoln’s Famous Draft Act of 1863 Has Occurred… Here is how to get out of it!


A Great Piece for the Old West/Gold Rush/Wells Fargo Collector


Adams & Co’s Express Receipt Form


2 Adams & Co. Checks 1855


1850’s Stockton California Check


Reunion Souvenir from the 121st New York Volunteers & the 5th Maine Regiment Reunion September 29th, 1885 – They Were Brigaded Together


Rare Prison Book


California Gold Rush Letter – Colorma, Alta California March 10th, 1850 – Fred Snyder & His Brother Seek Gold Riches – “The mineral wealth of California has not been exaggerated. There is a great deal of gold here, but flesh and blood suffer to obtain it.”


3 California Gold Rush Letters, Each with Great Postal Markings: “SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.”, SEP., OCT. & NOV. 1851 – “TELL THE MAJOR NOT TO COME DOWN YET. THE VIGILANCE COMMITTEE ARE STILL IN SESSION, AND THEY ARREST PEOPLE HERE UPON THEIR LOOKS.”

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