[Confederate States of America: s.n., ca. 1862]. Confederate broadside printing the lyrics to a verse satire of General... Read More about The Very Latest From Butler
vp: Most ca. 1861-1864. Pro-Union Covers in Contemporary Album. An album of nearly 100, unadressed pro-Union pictorial envelopes assembled during the war and housed in a contemporary album made for the purpose. The illustrations on the envelopes are done in the style of caricature, and bear an array of pro-Union..... Read More about An album of Civil War Patriotic Pictorial Covers with pro-Union designs and slogans
Philadelphia: Robert P. Desilver, 1839. First edition, Presentation Copy: inscribed by Anderson to Capt. Silas Casey on verso of the title. Presentation Copy. Presentation copy of an important military manual, from one future Civil War general to another. Anderson, of Fort Sumter fame, graduated West Point the year prior to..... Read More about Instruction for Field Artillery, Horse and Foot. Translated from the French and Arranged for the...
Washington: M'Gill & Withrow, 1861. Concerning what Garnett considered the disastrous economic and political consequences of the emancipation of slaves: "...the destruction of southern wealth and industry will be almost complete...You may substitue the slavery of the law...but you will get not half work; and in destroying the personal and..... Read More about Speech of Hon. M.R.H. Garnett of Virginia on the State of the Union Delivered in the House of...
New York: The Neale Publishing Co, 1914. First edition. Read More about The Life of Turner Ashby
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1866. First Edition. A novel of Southern society during the Civil War. Read More about Inside: A Chronicle of Secession. By George F. Harrington
Staten Island: 1866. Includes pay rolls, appropriations, returns of revenue taxes, accounts of dispursements, etc., most signed by Barnard. Barnard graduated from West Point in 1833 at the top of his class, embarking on a 48-year career in the Corps of Engineers. After service in the Mexican War, Barnard oversaw..... Read More about Archive of partly-printed documents, most signed by Barnard, relating to Corps of Engineer...
Washington, D.C: General Printing Office, 1875. Second Issue (Vol. III, 1 first edition). Read More about The Medical and Surgical History of the War of Rebellion (1861-1865
Camp Monmouth, Washington D.C: May 18, 1861. When the Civil War began, Clara Barton was working as a copyist in the Patent Office. Union troops passing through Baltimore on the way to Washington were attacked by a mob of pro-Confederate sympathizers. Visiting the wounded being treated at the Washington Infirmary..... Read More about Autograph note signed, as commanding officer of the 4th N.J. Infantry, a military pass issued to...
Washington, D.C: February 21, 1867. Barton's friend Edward Shaw writes jokingly to Barton as if she was a member of the House and the sponsor of the Reconstruction Act, explaining that the bill had been referred to a Committee of the Whole but that no quorum was at present for..... Read More about Autograph letter signed to Clara Barton, by her friend Edward Shaw, urging her to return to...
[Washington, D.C.]: [March 1869]. Barton Petitions Congress to Assist Freed Slaves in Washington, D.C. On March 25, 1869, Charles Sumner presented on the floor of the Senate the present memorial by Barton "in favor of the passage of the joint resolution giving surplus tools and machinery for the use of..... Read More about Autograph manuscript signed, her memorial to Congress arguing that freed slaves had not been...
Red Wing, Minnestota: The Argus Press, . Read More about The Boys in Blue with Glory Armed and Shod In Grand Review Swing Past the Throne of God ... An...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1928. First edition, one of 500 copies uncut. Read More about Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1858
Washington, D.C: Judd & Detweiler, Printers, 1891. First edition. Anna Ella Carroll (1815-1894), a descendant of Signer of the Declaration Charles Carroll and the daughter of the Governor of Maryland, became active in politics in the 1850s as a member of the Know-Nothing party and a supporter of Millard Fillmore..... Read More about A Military Genius. Life of Anna Ella Carroll of Maryland, ("The great unrecognized member of...
Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, March 3, 1863. 37th Congress, 3d Session, House of Representatives Ex. Doc. No. 82. Read More about Annual Report of the Post Office Department. Letter from the Postmaster General
np: nd. Probably Matthew Burdick of the 85th New York who was blinded in the Civil War. Read More about Composed since Blind...Tune-Power of Prayer
New York: Chas. Magnus, nd (c.)1863. Read More about "Bonnie Blue Flag" with Seal of Maryland on right
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1866. First edition. Our first attempt at a graduated Income Tax to help finance the Civil War. Read More about The Tax-Payer's Manual; Containing the Entire Internal Revenue Laws, With the Tables of Taxation,...
New York: E. J. Hale & Son, 1874. First edition. The author served as an officer in Alex Haskell's 7th South Carolina Cavalry and recounts the final days of the Confederacy. This example with provenance to Charles Herbst, who served with the First Kentucky Brigade of the Confederate Army (aka..... Read More about The Falling Flag. Evacuation of Richmond, Retreat and Surrender at Appomattox. By an Officer of...
New Orleans: Searcy & Pfaff, 1926. Brent was a lawyer and politician in California before becoming a Confederate Brigadier General. In this volume, which was published as two works together, he recounts the details of a murder case he tried in early Los Angeles in the 1850s, and the capture..... Read More about The Lugo Case, A Personal Experience. [With]: Capture Of The Ironclad, "Indianola."
Rochdale: 1858-1866. ON CIVIL WAR. John Bright was a British Radical and Liberal statesman, a Quaker orator who battled the Corn Laws, and a promoter of free-trade policies. He says in one letter, dated January 11, 1865: "I take a special interest in the United States because they seem to..... Read More about 5 Autograph Letters, Signed. to various recipients. Some interesting thoughts on our Civil War
Philadelphia: George W. Childs; Cincinnati: Applegate & Co, 1862. First edition. Read More about Sketches of the Rise, Progress, and Decline of Secession; with a Narrative of Personal Adventures...
Charleston: Joseph Walker, Agt., Stationer and Printer, 129 Meeting-st, 1866. First edition. A resident of Charleston from 1796 onward, he became editor of the Southern Patriot and later its publisher. A Sephardic Jew, both he and his brother Isaac were influential among the Reformed Society of Israelites in Charleston. The..... Read More about Reminiscences of Charleston
Garden City, NY: 1954. Signed by Eugene V. Connett on half title. Read More about A Stillness at Appomattox