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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 6893: PONTCHARTRAIN RIALROAD  CIVIL WAR WHISKEY INVOICE LOUISIANA 1864
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PONTCHARTRAIN RIALROAD CIVIL WAR WHISKEY INVOICE LOUISIANA 1864

a neat Civil War Louisiana item- Union Army rations invoice for a long list of everything from pork, hard bread, Rio Coffee, to adamantine candles- all items crossed out- at the end an officer has added potatos, 10 Barrels of "Common Whisky " and 2 of "Bourbon Whisky"! Sgd by Captain WE Cowie, at New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov 25, 1864 w red ink notation, to be shipped via "PRR" (Ponchetrain Rail Road). 1p 8 x 11", ptd, ink. Very Good. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 125.00

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WW2 JAPANESE SOLDIER'S CHOPSTICKS

a great pair of WW2 Pacific campaign GI souvenirs- a pair of old cherrywood chopsticks, approx 8" long. . I assume these were liberated by a GI, as they have an old 2" typed label reading "Jap Chopsticks comb mirror" (didnt come with mirror or comb). vg.
Our Price: $ 85.00

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FORT WAGNER ASSAULT MORRIS ISLAND CIVIL WAR ILLUS NEWS

An historic issue of the Harper's Weekly, Sept 26, 1863. Illus news w full cover illus of Morris Island assault by the 24th Massachusetts, inside news & illus of Fort Wagner Assault, & Execution of deserters , Army of Potomac. W illus ads for Remington & Colt revolvers, 14pp Very Good. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 95.00

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FORT RILEY KANSAS TERRITORY US ARMY SUPPLY INVOICE 1860

An historic US frontier Army item, Receipt for Military Stores, Fort Leavenworth, K.T.,November 3, 1860, delivered from Captain S Van Vliet, and to Major Austin, Fort Riley. The list , is sgd by freighter David Biggam. Vg w printed Ft Leavenworth letterhead. Rare Frontier item issued on the verge of the Civil War. 1p 8 x 11" ptd/ink. vg w bio info for David Biggam, who was in the United States Government service, in the capacities of teamster and train- master. During the War, while not an enlisted soldier he probably saw more service than most enlisted men! Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.

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OLD STOUGHTON MUSICAL SOCIETY CDV PHOTO CIVIL WAR ERA

A great Civil War era CDV photo of 4 men dressed in colonial style uniforms- long frock coats & knee-breeches, with imprint by Prescott & Gage, Hartford, Ct. The central figure is "Father Kemp", Robert C Kemp, Reading, Massachusetts, created the Old Stoughton Musical Society, the oldest choral society in the US, giving concerts of traditional choral music across the US. Very Good. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 95.00

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CIVIL WAR ALABAMA BATTLE OF MOBILE BAY VICTORY ORDER

An original US Navy General Order, issued at the Navy Department, Feb 16, 1866, announces the Resolution of thanks by The Congress to Admiral David G Farragut & his Naval Command for the Great Victory at Mobile Bay, resolves that the order be read to all officers, seamen & marines of the Navy, by Command of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy. 1p 9 x 5" ptd, and top margin w blue pencil inscr "Lt Com Mead". This was the personal copy of Lt Commander Richard Meade, noted naval officer & brother of General George Meade. 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.
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NAVAL HERO LAWRENCE KEARNY

Admiral Lawrence Kearny, the famous uncle of General Phil Kearny, commanded the brig USS Enterprise, ridding Galveston Bay of pirates. US Navy Yard paycheck, 1845, issed to Kearny and ink sgd by him on front in a bold hand. 8 x 3" ptd/ink, comes w biogr sketch. Vg.
Our Price: $ 85.00

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PILE OF SPANISH WAR OF 1898 ARTILLERY BUTTONS

a great bunch of approx 100 original brass artillery coat buttons captured from the Spanish in 1898- I obtained these from Bannerman's Collection. Handsome 2p--pc brass coat buttons w crossed cannon, piles of cannon balls and crown, also a few Pioneer Corp buttons in lot, the latter w crossed picks & crown, maker Scovill Mfg Co, Waterbury. All vg, uncleaned. The group.
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15498

EARLY PUNT GUN

a massive early percussion shotgun w oversize triggerguard to allow room for mitten- wearing hunter. Bore is approx 20mm (13/16"), barrel is 46", 63" overall. The gun is unmarked except for underside of barrel- stamped "I Marson", and bears the English "viewing" & "final" gunmakers proofs. The oversize triggerguard and buttplate are uncleaned brass. The Tower musket styke stock retains one brass lock bolt fitting, stock is attached by flat pins w oval keepers. Ramord rail is old resoldered, w 1 brass, one iron rr loop. The gun shows much use, age, w rough, cleaned lock. Marson may be an early Birmingham England maker. weighs approx 12 lbs. THIS GUN IS AN ANTIQUE ONLY AND IS NOT SAFE TO SHOOT
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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.
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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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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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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.
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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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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.
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CIVIL WAR BROADSIDE NEWS BATTLE OF BULL RUN

a scarce Civil War newspaper broadside "importmant news by telegraph from the Rockland Gazette", August 25, w latest on the Second Manassas disaster, reports of spies arrested incl Mrs Gwin, wife of a US senator, for maps of the Federal Forts at Washington found in her trunk at West Point, Commodore Porter deprived of command on suspicion of disloyalty, various persons arrested for disloyalty incl a Pennsylvania regimental chaplain, various ladies, & a Gardiner, Maine gold prospector murdered at his claim in California. 1p ptd 13 x 9.5". Edge tears. The Gazette was published in Rockland, Maine. Thanks for visiting Mike Brackin Civil War Antiques.
Our Price: $ 225.00

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