Lot 15    

Civil War-Era Documents and Manuscripts
Special Collections: American History, Nov. 11th, 2010
Lot of 4, including:

an Ohio Volunteer Militia appointment of John Haywood to 2nd Sergeant, Company I, 3rd Regiment O.V.M, signed by commanding officer Lawrence L. Meacham(?) at Westerville, Ohio, August 29, 1863; approximately 9" x 12", professionally framed and matted under glass, 13.5" x 16.25" overall,

a note written by Geo A. McKnight, Cap't Com'dg 12th N.Y. Battery dated Camp 12th N.Y. Battery / April 3d, 1864 addressed to the quartermaster

a Requisition for Forage for the private horses of J.H. Thompson, 12th NY, Surgeon in Charge, at Berlin, November 1, 1862, framed in double-sided glass, 12.5" x 14.75" overall,

and a 24.25" x 12.5" double-sided mat containing a shipping invoice dated February 19, 1864 at Alexandria for delivery of goods by U.S. Army rail to General Ingalls and Provost Marshal General Marsena Patrick at Brandy Station, Virgina, and a note dated April 7, 1864 at Brandy Station, signed Sam'l Morrison Quartermaster, 99th Pa. Vols.
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48 Star American Flag Purportedly From Patton's 3rd Army,
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Cabinet Card of Two Men Armed with Rifles
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5" x 7" photograph by Leo D. Harris taken on July 8, 1934 in Little Eagle, SD. One Bull and White Bull were the only living nephews of Sitting Bull at the time of the photo. > Item Details
Colorado and Grand Canyon of the Arkansas Photographs
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Large Group of GAR, Political Advertising and Other Pinbacks,  and Medals,
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in obl. binder 12 x 23.75", black "leatherette" with Ohio River Flood, January-February 1937 in gilt on front. Panoramic aerial images 9.5 x 19" with hand lettered captions in white on black "construction paper" pages. Taken Jan. 25, 1937: Huntington, W. Va. (2, views from different directions); Dam... > Item Details
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3" diameter ceramic flask, 0.75" deep, with image of Edwin M. Stanton, Lincoln's Secretary of War, by Filson and Helms on obverse, and 25th Annual Encampment, Steubenville surrounding a stylized GAR Department of the Ohio. 1891 on reverse; complete with cork stopper and brass ring. > Item Details
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Gordon College Button Die and Button
Lot # 50 - Gordon College Button Die and Button
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