V.p. [Virginia, Washington, D.C., et al]: ca. 1861-1865, printed ca. 1870s. With Two Mathew Brady Images from the... Read More about Eight photographs of General Winfield Scott Hancock
Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1951. First edition. Inscribed "31 May 1951 For Dr. M. Leo Gitelson Most Sincerely Bertram W. Korn." Read More about American Jewry and the Civil War. With an Introduction by Allan Nevins
New Orleans: 26 April . Confed. ship attempting to run the Mississippi River blockade at the close of the war. Here a Union sailor describes one of the last naval incidents of the war, in which the CSS Webb made a desperate run down the Red River and the Mississippi..... Read More about Autograph Letter, Signed as "Jes" of the USS Port Royal to sister
nd. [c. 1880-90s]. A remarkable collection of newspaper dispatches, maps, plans, portraits and illustrated scenes of battles and views. The run of dispatches provide a fascinating narrative of the Civil War from a decidedly anti-emancipation publication. The maps, portraits and illustrations are drawn from a variety of published sources, including..... Read More about The Civil War: dispatches and illustrations
New York: 34 West 25th Street, 18 December 1896. Accepting an invitation. Comstock was a member of Grant's staff during the Civil War. Read More about Autograph note signed “C. B. Comstock”
[Confederate States of America: s.n., ca. 1861]. “Next come we to Old Daniel Tyler, Whose only synonym is ‘riler,’ But as he’s beaten let him pass, He always was a stupid ass …”The title is adapted from Horace and translates as, “In its boldness to dare all things, Lincoln’s people..... Read More about “Audax omnia perpeti Gens Lincolna ruit per vetium nefas”
[Confederate States of America: s.n., ca. 1862]. Confederate broadside printing the lyrics to a verse satire of General Benjamin Butler's controversial General order no. 28, which allowed Union soldiers in New Orleans to retaliate in kind against any woman of the city who displayed insulting or violent behavior towards the..... Read More about The Very Latest From Butler
Mobile, [Alabama]: S.H. Goetzel; Farrow & Bennett, Printers, 1864. First edition in English. In Wallpaper Wrappers. Rare and telling example of printing in the confederacy toward the end of the war, when paper was so scarce the publisher was forced to use wallpaper taken from Southern homes for the wrappers..... Read More about Joseph II and His Court ... from the German by Adelaide de V, Chaudron
V.p., chiefly Richmond, also Montgomery, AL; Talladega, AL; Raleigh, NC: 1861-1865. A Collection of Confederate Imprints from the Rebel Archive. A large collection of 296 Confederate imprints mostly comprising government publications, including Acts of Congress; Congressional committee reports; Senate and House bills and amendments; House committee reports; Messages from the..... Read More about Collection of Confederate imprints comprising 296 works and 12 duplicates
Albany, Georgia: Quartermaster’s Dept., C.S.A, 1864 (crossed out 4 with 5 added). Confederate Coach Coupon. Rare piece of Confederate ephemera from the end the Civil War, issued by the Quartermaster’s Dept. Read More about Confederate stage coach coupon for one seat, from Albany, Ga. to Quincy, Ga
Boston: J. E. Tilton. Pp. 49-270 comprise a listing by state and company of the Volunteers of New England. Read More about The Boston Almanac for the Year 1862. No. XXVII
Bismarck, N. D: The Tribune Co., Printers, 1900. Only edition. ‘The wolf is the enemy of civilization, and I want to exterminate him’. Scarce polemical guide to wolf hunting by Benjamin Corbin (1835-1912), Civil War soldier, trapper, hunter, stockman and frontier land promoter, who called himself the “boss wolf hunter.”..... Read More about Corbin's Advice or The Wolf Hunter's Guide. Tells How to Catch 'Em and All about the Science of...
London: William Heinemann, 1897. First English edition. Read More about The Little Regiment And Other Episodes of the American Civil War
New York: 1896. Second edition (Probably with a tipped-in t.p. and 1887 sheets, which may account for the mistaken spelling of Sumter). Crawford was the Surgeon stationed at Fort Sumter. Read More about The History of the Fall of Fort Sumpter [sic]. Being an Inside History of the Affairs in South...
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1906. First edition. Inscribed "To Eugene A. Philbin LL.D. with the compliments of Newton Martin Curtis. Ogdensburg, N.Y. December 7, 1906" Read More about From Bull Run to Chancellorsville, The Story of the Sixteenth New York Infantry together with...
[New York: Printed by Anthony from the negative by Brady, ca. 1865]. "He stands forever on that dusty Montana slope " Superb image of the still-controversial Custer, the boy-general, gallant Union cavalry officer, ambitious, publicity hungry Indian fighter, and in many ways the U.S. soldier who epitomized the posture of..... Read More about Carte de visite portrait photograph of George Armstrong Custer, in Civil War uniform
Mobile, Ala: Gossip Printing Company, 1890. First edition. Read More about Four Years in Rebel Capitals: An Inside View of Life in the Southern Confederacy, From Birth to...
Philadelphia: 20 July 1865. General Doubleday, here, recommends his brother Brevet Brig. Genl. Ulysses Doubleday (1824 – 1893), who had led the 45th United States Colored Troops, for Sheridan's use as he speaks fluent Spanish, French and German. Doubleday writes "I have no desire to puff him, but as you..... Read More about Autograph letter, signed "A. Doubleday, Maj. Genl. ". To Major General Philip Henry...
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1859. First separate edition. Reprinted from Harper's Magazine. Read More about The Dividing Line between Federal and Local Authority
Washington, D.C: GPO, 1861. First edition. Read More about Addresses on the Death of Hon. Stephen A. Douglas, delivered in the Senate and House of...
Wilmington, DE: Press of Ferris Bros., Printers, 1883. First edition, one of 50 copies. Privately Printed in a Small Edition. Both this work and DuPont's EXTRACTS FROM PRIVATE JOURNAL-LETTERS … were issued in privately printed editions of only fifty copies for private distribution, and are exceedingly rare. Eberstadt states that..... Read More about Official Dispatches and Letters of Rear Admiral Du Pont, U.S. Navy. 1846-48.1861-63
New York: Johnson, Fry & Comany 27 Beekman Street, . First edition. A history of the early days of the Civil War, written nearly contemporaneously with the events it describes and profusely illustrated with engraved portraits and battle scenes by Alonzo Chappel and Thomas Nast. Read More about National History of the War for the Union, Civil, Military and Naval: Founded on Official and...
"On Picket Duty" November 8, 1862. Parsippany NJ Soldier killed at Fredericksburg. Read More about ALS. To His sister Marietta
[Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1963]. From the Library of Charles Edison. Read More about Civil War Naval Chronolgy 1861-1865
Hartford: W.S. Williams & Co, 1865. Second edition. The experiences of a woman who diguised herself as a man and entered the Union Army with the Army of the Potomac. She was born in New Brunswick, Canada. It is not clear when the first edition of this book appeared. probably..... Read More about Nurse and Spy in the Union Army: Comprising The Adventures and Experiences of a Woman in...