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
Boston: Wednesday 23rd Nov, 1859. 'Have Hopes That I Shall See You'. A brief note by the fiery orator, abolitionist leader, and radical Republican Senator from Massachusetts, Charles Sumner (1811-1874), written the year he returned to the Senate after being infamously caned by Representative Preston Brooks after days after Sumner... Read More about Autograph note signed ("Charles Sumner") to Dr. Edward Jarvis ("Sir"
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: The Stackpole Company, . First edition, deluxe issue, number 23, Signed by both Authors. Deluxe Issue. Read More about Confederate Arms
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
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
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1928. First edition, one of 500 copies uncut. Read More about Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1858
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
New York: New-York Tribune, Friday, April 28, 1865. Vol. XX, No. 2,079. Read More about The New-York Tribune. Containing front-page story of the apprehension and death of John Wilkes Booth
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 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
Charleston, South Carolina: [c. 31 August 1886]. An album of 120 vintage albumen photographs showing the devastation to the city of Charleston, South Carolina, following the earthquake of August 31, 1886. Estimated to have reached a magnitude of between 6.6 and 7.3 on the Richter scale, the earthquake left 60... Read More about Album of 120 photographs of the aftermath of the Charleston earthquake of 1886
Charleston: Steam Power Presses of Evans & Cogswell, 1861. First edition. Confederate Imprint. Read More about By-Laws of the Orphan House of Charleston South Carolina. Revised and Adopted by the Board of...
n.p: Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway, n.d. Superb Civil War Railroad Chromolithograph. An absolutely brilliant chromolithograph, printed on heavy coated stock, its clarity of detail putting most examples of this medium to shame. Caption states: “The 'General' was captured at Big Shanty (now Kennesaw), Ga. April 12, 1862, by..... Read More about “The Famous War Engine 'General' of the Western & Atlantic R.R. Now on Permanent Exhibition...
Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs, 1907. First Edition. A detailed biography of the colorful financier (1821-1905), whose firm marketed the huge Civil War loans of the Federal Government; whose marketing of its bonds enabled the Northern Pacific Railroad to expand to the Dakotas; and whose firm's eventual closing precipitated the Panic... Read More about Jay Cooke, Financier of the Civil War
New York: Phelps & Watson, Publishers, 16 Beekman St, 1864. Rare and Fragile Civil War Map. Fragile and very scarce map from the Civil War, this copy being issued after May, 1864, as the final entry on the accompanying booklet listing skirmishes concludes with 'spotsylvania, Pa." The map itself locates... Read More about Phelps and Watson's Historical Military Map of the Border and Southern States
New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company, 1886. Mcvickar. First edition. An unusual item with a very handsome cover. Read More about Blue Jackets of ’61. A History of the Navy in the War of Secession
Privately Printed, n.d.. Grandson of a Signer. Read More about Letters of … Fifth Corps Army of the Potomac. Edited by E.S.A
258 Henry Street, New York: 13 November, 1861. Bishop writes Aldrich regarding a legal case concerning a lien on some property, in the post script he writes "The news from the South today is cheering-important & fully confirmed. Our troops have taken Port Royal, 2 or 3 forts & made... Read More about Autograph letter signed "J. W. Bishop" to Daniel Aldrich, a lawyer in Warren or...
St Louis: Published for the Author at Southwestern Book and Publishing Co, 1869. First edition. Read More about Original Acrostics, on Some of the Southern States, Confederate Generals, and Various Other...