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Civil War-Era Documents and Manuscripts
1/9/2015 - American History: Timed Online Auction - ends 1/19
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.
Est $100 - $200
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Lot # - Civil War Scene by A. Tucker, Oil on Board
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Facsimile of 1783 Mass. Penny,
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Lot # - A Bit of Humor and Wisdom, Lot of 2 Signed Books
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Photograph of ID'd Union Officer, Theodore B. Wire, 177 OVI,
Lot # - Photograph of ID'd Union Officer, Theodore B. Wire, 177 OVI,
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Arthur Rushmore, Golden Hind Press Founder, ALS, Plus
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Lot # - Charleston Arsenal - 1865 Civil War Photograph
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Lot # - Kennedy - Johnson Political Campaign Posters
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Lot # - Silver Print of Hunters in Winter,
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Lot # - Union General Charles Halpine, Albumen Photograph
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Edwin Forbes, Group of Civil War Etchings
Lot # - Edwin Forbes, Group of Civil War Etchings
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American & British Expeditioners, Outdoorsmen, & Writers, Group of Autographs Including Fitzhugh Green
Lot # - American & British Expeditioners, Outdoorsmen, & Writers, Group of Autographs Including Fitzhugh Green
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Lot # - Military Caricatures, Prints
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Lot # - Arthur Brisbane TLS
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Lot # - Cabinet Card Photograph of Gentleman, Possibly J.P. Ball, Jr.
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