Lot 815    

New York Herald, Dated April 15, 1865,
2004, Fall Historic Americana / Dec 2-3
the most requested Lincoln assassination newspaper with bold headlines and the first reports of the incident. This is an original issue, not a reprint, and contains all points called for by the Library of Congress circular detailing the process for determining an original.

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Civil War Gunboat on the Pamunky River,
Lot # 433 - Civil War Gunboat on the Pamunky River,
7.75 x 5.75" albumen image monted on larger light grey 10 x 12" board. A direct positive print from the original negative, though printed after the war. A fine image of an eastern gunboat and her crew, identified as Gun Boat on the Pamunky near White House, Va. > Item Details
CDV of Pvt. George W. Warner, 20th Ct., WIA,
Lot # 100 - CDV of Pvt. George W. Warner, 20th Ct., WIA,
by Collins & Austin, New Haven, Conn., with ink identification, Geo. W. Warner/20th Con Vol. in hand other than Warner’s who lost both arms at Gettysburg. On July 3, the 20th Connecticut was posted in some woods "about 750 feet" in front of the far left of Culp's Hill to provide enfilade fire in cas... > Item Details
<i>Jervis Peale's</i> Powder Horn,
Lot # 230 - Jervis Peale's Powder Horn,
entire body covered with engraving including the above name and band of geometric just above plug, second band of heart-shaped faces above that, remaining covered with birds and flowering branches, domed pine plug end attached with brass tacks, scalloped, stepped and ring-carved throat with tapered ... > Item Details
George Washington and Lewis Cass Pipes,
Lot # 740 - George Washington and Lewis Cass Pipes,
lot of 2, both elbow-molded head-types. Includes redware example of George in crown with embossed inscription on stem Washington, 2" long; AND redware example of Cass with laurel wreath and embossed inscription on stem Lewis Cass, 2" long. > Item Details
CDV of Corp. Charles H. Paine, B/1st RILA, WIA,
Lot # 109 - CDV of Corp. Charles H. Paine, B/1st RILA, WIA,
from Lobell General Hospital, U.S.A., Portsmouth Grove, R.I. with Charles H. Paine/Co B. 1st Regt/R.I. Lt. Artillery/Providence/R.I. inked on verso. Paine enlisted in August 1861 and was wounded at Gettysburg on July 2. Battery B, 1st RILA was attached to John G. Hazard's Artillery Brigade in the II... > Item Details
Centennial Parade Flags,
Lot # 990 - Centennial Parade Flags,
lot of 6, printed on glazed muslin. Includes a 13-star flag with stars arranged in a circle flanked by four and one central star, 3" x 2", length of stick 6"; PLUS another flag 6" x 3.5", length of stick 10.5"; PLUS another 13-star flag 9.5" x 6", length of stick 15.5"; PLUS a similar flag with one ... > Item Details
Unmounted Albumen of Major General Dorsey Pender, CSA,
Lot # 74 - Unmounted Albumen of Major General Dorsey Pender, CSA,
anonymous period oval copy shot measuring 3.5" x 4.75" from an unattributed, retouched original. Resigning his United States commission in March 1861, Dorsey Pender became Colonel of the 13th North Carolina Infantry and was promoted Brigadier General in June 1862 for "gallantry" at Seven Pines. The ... > Item Details
Gen. Wesley Merritt ALS,
Lot # 478 - Gen. Wesley Merritt ALS,
2pp plus docketing, 5 x 8", New York, 12 Jan. 1865. Recommendation for promotion for Maj. Thomas Hanley, 9th NY Cav. Merritt was one of the younger generals of the war, graduating at West Point in 1860. He received brevets as Lt. Col., Col., Brig. Gen. and Maj. Gen. Vols. for gallantry at Yellow Tav... > Item Details
CDV of BBG Thomas E. Chickering, 3rd Mass. Cavalry,
Lot # 283 - CDV of BBG Thomas E. Chickering, 3rd Mass. Cavalry,
by Case & Getchell, Boston wearing trademark thigh-high cavalry boots. Chickering, an industrialist, became Colonel of the 3rd Mass. Cavalry upon its redesignation from infantry in November 1862. The regiment served admirably in the Department of the Gulf seeing action at Port Hudson and during the... > Item Details
CDV of Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside,
Lot # 277 - CDV of Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside,
with faded gold Frederick, NY imprint. Briefly, the reluctant Army of the Potomac commander and later independent corps commander, Burnside resigned in April 1865 and afterwards pursued a successful business and political career. > Item Details
Sixth Plate Post-Mortem Daguerreotype of a Man,
Lot # 635 - Sixth Plate Post-Mortem Daguerreotype of a Man,
with a smile on his face and rose tinted cheeks; mounted in light brown Harvest Motif (Berg 1-89: Krainik 124) > Item Details
Civil War Currier & Ives <i>The Great Battle of Murfreesboro</i>,
Lot # 536 - Civil War Currier & Ives The Great Battle of Murfreesboro,
hand-colored small folio entitled The Great Battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn. Jan. 2nd 1863showing the clash of Union and Confederate armies; 11" x 15", in later mat and period frame; 14.25" x 18.4". > Item Details
CDV-Sized Image of Lincoln from Meserve Collection,
Lot # 771 - CDV-Sized Image of Lincoln from Meserve Collection,
rare silverprint, “Meserve photograph” from the original negative. Frederick Hill Meserve (1865-1962) is considered America’s first great collector of photography. In 1902 he purchased the negatives from Mathew Brady’s studio – plates the great photographer had been forced to surrender to E. & H.T. ... > Item Details
Two Remington Checks, One Signed by Eliphalet and One by Samuel,
Lot # 944 - Two Remington Checks, One Signed by Eliphalet and One by Samuel,
both drawn on Ilion (NY) Bank. One dated 16 May 1853 signed by S. Remington (Samuel). The other dated 31 Dec 1853 and signed E. Remington & Sons. Neither endorsed on verso. Eliphalet Remington, Jr. was born in Connecticut and stayed with his father, working in the family business when reaching adult... > Item Details
ALS by Gen. George Thomas to Gen. James McPherson,
Lot # 477 - ALS by Gen. George Thomas to Gen. James McPherson,
1p., 5 x 8", Tuscumbria, AL, 3 July 1862. General Thomas writes to General McPherson: Mr. A.H. Russell who will hand you this was sent here by Genl Buell's order with an Engineer & fireman to take charge of the Engine sent round from Nashville. As the engine was disabled before his arrival I send hi... > Item Details
Framed Gem Tintype & I.D. Badge of Drummer Andrew Luke, 12th ME,
Lot # 342 - Framed Gem Tintype & I.D. Badge of Drummer Andrew Luke, 12th ME,
displayed in original New England faux grained frame measuring 6" x 7". A typical late war postage stamp-size gemtype with folksy American flag and drum rendered in pencil at border along with 12th Regt. Inf./VMM/Drummer. Luke's sutler purchased metal identification shield measuring .9" x 1.2" is i... > Item Details
<i>General Taylor and His Staff</i>, PLUS,
Lot # 967 - General Taylor and His Staff, PLUS,
Philadelphia: Grigg, Elliot & Co., 1848. 8vo, brown cloth with gilt spine and front, 284pp plus 12 pp ads. PLUS Landers, Lieut. Col. H.L. The Battle of Camden, South Carolina. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1929. House Document No. 12, 71st Congress. 4to, blue cloth boards, gilt front and ... > Item Details
1879 Photo Album Containing Images of 35 Members of Connecticut Legislature,
Lot # 884 - 1879 Photo Album Containing Images of 35 Members of Connecticut Legislature,
12mo cabinet card and cdv embossed leather bound album with 23 identified and mostly autographed cdv's and cabinet cards, including at least three members who served in various Ct. infantry units during the war. Cover of album embossed with Members of Legislature 1879.. > Item Details
Rare Franklin Roosevelt for U.S. Senator Campaign Button.
Lot # 873 - Rare Franklin Roosevelt for U.S. Senator Campaign Button.
Rare 7/8" celluloid button from F.D.R.'s failed bid for the U.S. Senate when he was unsuccessful in the 1914 New York primaries. Of course he would go on to attain some modest level of success in later years! A very clean, choice specimen. > Item Details
Four George B. McClellan Ohio Paper Ballots,
Lot # 788 - Four George B. McClellan Ohio Paper Ballots,
all black and white illustrated printed sample ballots, three with portraits of George and one with U.S. flag and cannon; two different from Adams Co, and two different from Allen; all ca 3" x 9". > Item Details
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