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US WW1 VETERAN CAPS

a nice Pair of World War American Veteran garrison caps, 1 ) Forty and Eight Society Cap- The doughboy veteran "'40 & 8'" Society" name derived from the French railroad box cars that hauled the troops to the Front- each car posted a notice that capacity was 40 men or 8 horses. a striking field blue cap w embroidered "40/8", & "Post 370, Conn" lettering, and a 1" home-made wood pin button depicting a skull & crossbones & the Post number. A 40/8 Membership medal is attached- the handsome bronze medal shows soldiers aboard a boxcar, w blue/bray ribbon. 2 ) American Legion garrison cap,also bearing a 40/8 Scoiety pin, with embroidered lettering "Past Commander 8 Connecticut" & Legion starburst emblem. Both caps vg. The pair
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MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER ALBERT MILLS

Colonel Albert Mills won the Medal of Honor at Santiago, Cuba, 1898. while severly wounded in action. US Army Discharge, on parchment, for US Infantryman at West Point, Deptember 24, 1898. 8 x 12" w eagle illus, sgd by Mills as Colonel, US Army. VG. Comes w His Congressional Medal of Honor info.
Our Price: $ 125.00

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15501

38TH MASSACHUSETTS CIVIL WAR OFFICER PHOTO

Captain George Briggs Russell, Plymouth, Massachusetts Civil War officer enlisted at 18 while a student at Harvard College, as a 2nd Lt, Co G, 38th Massachusetts Volunteers, was wounded in the June 14, 1863 Assault on the Port Hudson, Louisiana Confederate Line, remained in the service postwar 1866-1898, retd as Lt Col. an original image from a Harvard College, Class of 1865 album. A handsome 6 x 4" chestview albumen photo on 9 x 12" mat. W service info. Excellent. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 135.00

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15528

IDD CIRCA 1812 POTTERY TOOL

a great wrought iron pottery makers tool- a double blade clay shaping tool, approx 8" long w spatulate ends, each end crudely stamped in large letters "Burr" possibly used by noted stoneware root beer bottle pioneer Burr of Burr & Waters" Buffalo, N.Y. 1839-53.
Our Price: $ 85.00

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LINCOLN ANTIETAM CAMPAIGN CIVIL WAR ORDER

An original Antietam Campaign General Order, issued at HQ Army of the Potomac, Knoxville, Maryland, Oct 24, 1862, charging Captain Charles Arthur, 5th New York Cavalry with cowardice at Cedar Mountain, and with calling President Lincoln a traitor and a loafer with details, and dismisses the Captain from the service, by order of Major General McClellan. A very scarce Knoxville, Maryland, Civil War imprint. 2pp ptd 8 x 5". 2 punch holes in left margin, age stains, overall VG.
General Orders were issued to communicate commands and information to the Army. Each order, issued in writing by a command, was then printed for distribution to each unit, either at an army department headquarter or by commanders at local headquarters, sometimes in the field on portable printing presses. The orders were then issued to regiments, often to be read aloud to the troops.
General Orders were printed as issued with date & location; at the end of a year the regimental adjutant might retain them loose or simply string bind them by punching holes and stringing on " red cloth string tape (the source of the old expression "government red tape"). Sometimes an officer or HQ clerk might take a group of orders to a local print shop or bookbinder and have an accumulation bound with leather or cloth covers.
Usually, American Military General Orders of the 19th century including Civil War era were printed on an 8 x 5" sheet of quality rag paper.
In the event of the death of a notable soldier or civilian leader, a mourning order was sometimes issued, often with a black linear margin. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 95.00

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MOBILE ALABAMA CIVIL WAR MARSHALL WAREHOUSE EXPLOSION 1865

An original Civil War General Order, issued July 13, 1865 at HQ Dept of the Gulf, New Orleans, Louisiana, announcing findings of the Union Army Inquiry into the Marshall Warehouse Ammunition Depot Explosion at Mobile, Alabama,May 25, 1865 which killed a large number of soldiers, w details includingf findings that the explosion was due to careless ammunition handling by soldiers. 8 x 5" ptd, 1p. VG.

General & Special Orders were issued to communicate commands and information to the Army. Each order, issued in writing by a command, was then printed for distribution to each unit, either at an army department headquarter or by commanders at local headquarters, sometimes in the field on portable printing presses. The orders were then issued to regiments, often to be read aloud to the troops.
General Orders were printed as issued with date & location; at the end of a year the regimental adjutant might retain them loose or simply string bind them by punching holes and stringing on " red cloth string tape (the source of the old expression "government red tape"). Sometimes an officer or HQ clerk might take a group of orders to a local print shop or bookbinder and have an accumulation bound with leather or cloth covers.
Usually, American Military Orders of the 19th century including Civil War era were printed on an 8 x 5" sheet of quality rag paper. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques
Our Price: $ 135.00

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15512

POTTSTOWN PENNSYLVANIA FIREMAN BADGE 19TH CENTURY VINTAGE

A really unusual fireman's badge- an engraved ladder-style badge showing a firefighter's steam pumper and engraved "Committee Philadelphia S.F.E. Co. No. 1 Pottstown, Pa.". 4-pc stamped sheet tin or potmetal, I believe this is for Steam Fire Engine Company 1, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, and was originally attached to a ribbon as it has no trace of pin bar on the reverse. Silver finish is worn, and one loop for the 3rd ladder rung is missing.
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13699

105th PENNSYLVANIA CIVIL WAR OFFICER KILLED IN THE WILDERNESS

An original Civil War autograph, inscribed "James Hamilton Capt CO F 105 PV, Meadville Crawford Co, Pa". Lt Hamilton served 1861-64, was wounded at 2nd Manassas & Fredericksburg, and killed in action Wilderness, May 5, 1864. vg. 5 x 3" clipped from an autograph album, comes with service data. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 95.00

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15663

GENEVA NEW YORK CIVIL WAR IMAGES

a great group of 24 CDVs from a Geneva New York Hobart College album- 22 CDVs include 2 of Union soldiers in uniform, one idd as Angelo wells (85th Ny infantryman), 2nd not idd (both images ink defaced) , 4 images of young men, idd, in civiliam suits, JF Parhammer (2 images), Hollister Grimes (126 NY), Frank Mandeville (23rd New York, 2 images, civilian suit, defaced) also John H Bissell, Mollie Grimes, Charlie Parker, LJ Parker, W Denham, Mrs P Burgess, also 3 sentimental children CDVs, US Grant & Sheridan (latter defaced). Total 24 images incl the 6 defaced, 13 with town backmark- most Geneva, Canandaigua, also Waverly, Syracuse, Waterloo, New York, & a few NYC & Chicago. The group. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 225.00

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15631

CIVIL WAR ERA FIREMEN BRIGADE LETTER WASHINGTON

In 1862 the US Army organized it's own Fire Brigade to protect the City of Washington. It was the only professional Fire Company in Washington & only Steam Brigade at the tragic Smithsonian Institute fire of January, 1865. April 10, 1866 letter from Chief Engineer William Dicksen, w "US Steam Fire Brigade" logo, "Chief Engineer's Office, Pennsylvania Avenue, below 19th Street Washington, DC", to Fire Captain James Byrnes, re intentto meet with the President, currently "devoting his time national matters; the House has introduced a resolution of thanks to the Company, also mentions Johnny Orr was accidentally shotat the Arsenal Fire Friday. 1p 8 x 11 ink. A rare relic of the US Fire Brigade. Excellent. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 95.00

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15721

MAINE ENTERS THE UNION 1820

A fascinating look at America in 1820. an original "Acts of the 16th Congress", 1st Session, 1820, ptd Davis & Force, Washington, w 147 pp of Acts passed incl Admission of the State of Maine to the Union everything from Florida , Michigan, Arkansas Territory, Indiana, Illinois, Kickapoo, Chippewa Tribes, w list of signers, US Army & Navy Appropriations, Forts, Military Grants for Revolutionary War veterans,President James Madison Proclamations, frontier roads, canals, slave trade, light houses, etc. Paper covers absent. Complete, binding vg, waterstains, vg overall avg wear.
Our Price: $ 125.00 On Hold & Show

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7471

MIDDLETOWN CONNECTICUT GUNPOWDER MANUFACTURE CIVIL WAR LETTER

An original Civil War letter to Gunpowder Maker DC Rand, Middletown, Connecticut, from his sister who is operating his business while Rand is in Pittsford, New York, Nov 11, 1862, informs him that the powder shipment is ready, will ship when the weather improves and the captain repairs the ship; rest of the letter is finished by neice Sarah, who is heading over to the mill to check on the powder, asks how much to send, has about 900 on hand. 4pp ink, w cover a addresed to Rand in Pittsford, NY, w Middeltown, CT cancellation. Excellent. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 95.00

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7772

GS BLAKE USNA ANNAPOLIS CIVIL WAR RELATED ITEMS

A great pair of US Naval Academy related items- Commodore GS Blake was the Civil War USNA Superintendent saved the USNA Arsenal at Annapolis from Secessionist Forces in 1861, removing the Academy to Newport RI. Pair of items 1 ) Original US Navy Yard pay check, issued to Blake & sgd by him on front, 1856. 8 x 2" blue stock. 2 ) US Army Navy Journal newspaper, February 6, 1864 issue, w 12pp news incl full page article on the Naval Academy at Newport, it's finding & history, and details of the attempts by the Rebels to seize the Academy, and it's safe removal to Newport, also Army/Navy news, promotions, war news, military sword ads, etc. Very Good. The pair. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 95.00

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15596

CIVIL WAR CAPTAIN EDWARD WASHINGTON KILLED AT VICKSBURG

Captain Edward Crawford Washington, a Virginian, was commissioned Captain, US Army, 1861 and gave his life for the Union at Vicksburg in 1863. Civil War Iowa bank check for enlistee Loren S Thoma (15th Iowa Infantry ) Dubuque, Iowa, November, 1861, signed on front by "C Washington" (He usually omitted his first name) as Mustering Officer. 7 x 3" printed/ink w decorative border. Comes w CW service & bio info for Captain Washington- He was grandson of Andrew Jackson's Sec of Indian Affairs, Thomas Hartley Crawford, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania notable. Edward was a Marshall College, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania graduate & was mortally wounded leading an assault at Vicksburg; he is buried at Chambersburg. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 85.00

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15578

INDIAN TERRITORY FORT WAYNE MILITARY BUTTONS & BULLETS 1840S GROUP

A great pre- Civil War Indian Territory group of 4 pewter US Army 4-hole pants buttons and 3 round musket & pistol balls, dug at Fort Wayne, Indian Territory, an early US frontier post in NE Oklahoma, 1840s, in 1862 it became a Confederate Post under General Stand Watie. Uncleaned, all 7 items vg. In a riker mount. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 85.00 On Hold & Show

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15577

INDIAN TERRITORY ARTILLERY BUTTON

A great pre- Civil War Indian territory button! A handsome little cuff button depicting the American eagle with the letter "A" for artillery in the shield. This button was dug at Fort Wayne, Indian Territory, an early US frontier post in NE Oklahoma, 1840s, in 1862 it became a Confederate Post under General Stand Watie. The maker is hard to read as button is uncleaned. Very Good. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 45.00 On Hold & Show

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15655

CIVIL WAR TINWARE MEDICAL CANTEEN DEERFIELD NEW HAMPSHIRE

A great mid-19th century tinware canteen, used as a body warmer, sometimes called a medical or shaker canteen. Approx 12 x 9" with tinware spout and nice age patina, no rust. Very Good. From the Deerfield, New Hampshire area. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 225.00

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14114

BLACK HAWK WARS

US Army HQ Order, March 5, 1832, orders Army Paymasters BF Larned & others to proceed to posts at Detroit, Fort Mackinac, Winnebago, Armstrong, Crawford, Snelling, Leavenworth, & various La & Florida posts, & to pay the troops, by order of Major General Macomb. 1p 8 x 5" ptd, ink sgd by US Army Adg General Roger Jones. W bio info- General Jones was a US Marine Corp officer, 1789-1812, before becoming a US Army offcier, and promoted for heroism at the Battles of Erie & Chippewa, War of 1812. Vg
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4877

RHODE ISLAND MILITARY BUTTONS HEDLEY'S NATIONAL BAND 1880 VINTAGE

A scarce original Pair of military coat buttons depicting the American eagle perched on a bugle, worn by Hedley's National Band, a notable 19th century Rhode Island Militia band, founded by Civil War veteran William H Hedley, 10th Rhode Island Infantry, circa 1880s, the band only existed a few years, and the band in protest of original manager defaced each by removing the first 2 letters of "National" logo. Maker Whitlock, NY. (RIB370 Tice) a handsome and scarce pair of RI Military Band buttons, with the logo alteration. VG. The pair
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15622

BENNINGTON VERMONT CENTENNIEL

an historic Vermont newspaper published for the Centenniel of the Battle of Bennington, Vermont. August 16, 1877 issue of the Vermont Centenniel newspaper, publ by Childs Brothers, w front page illus of the battle ground of Bennington, map of Bennington Heights showing the battle lines, illus of the Old Mill where the Battle ended, Colonel John Stark, program for the parade , & illus of the Proposed Bennington Battle Monument. 4pp vg.
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