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COMMEMORATING THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CIVIL WAR WITH

THE FINEST ORIGINAL SOLDIER'S LETTERS AND ARTIFACTS
1700's to 1945 Items
                                        
         "War with Mexico" 1846                         1859 Oberlin Church - The Town
        Cincinnati, Oh., Ohio Vol.                   that Started the Civil War! - Letter by 
    Militia Honorable Discharge...                  H. J. Fuller, Talks of John Browns
       Form Used as an envelope!                    Raid & College Buildings being Built

              





                            
         ALS Charles Cotesworth                               War of 1812 Cover Franked
               Pinckney - Signer                                      by Sec. of War Tobias Lear
                    






                           
    14th Conn. Maj. Cyrus C. Clark -                      Rev. War. Brig. Gen. Moses
 Misuse of Public Funds - Document                 Cleaveland - Rare War Date
  Signed by Secretary of War (Under                          Document Signed
President Hayes) George W. McCrary
 






                                                                       
   1846 Letter from Fort Atkinson, WI. -               War of 1812 - Ship Embargo in  
   Tells of Indian Attacks & Moving the                Charleston, S.C. May 20th, 1812
     Winnebago Indians Out of White 
                   Settlers Territory!
                       






                                             
  Charlestonian James Hamilton 3/28/1800         A Pirates Recipe: Thieves Vinegar 
 Writes about the Slave Trade right from his
Famous Plantation on St. Simons Island, Ga
.







                                   
         The Whaling Ship "Sally" of New                             Slave Trade - England
 Bedford Sails to the South Pacific in 1810       







                  
                                  
     Blacks Refuse to Join in Violence of                Scarce 1860 Booklet Printed
 John Brown's Raid! - Important Letter            in Charleston on "The Right to
  Written by the SUPERINTENDENT of            Secede by States" - Along with a
   Harper's Ferry Armory - HISTORIC!           Letter by its Author Wm. D. Porter





         

      
                    
 The Son of Gen. George Meade Writes              Rare WWII "McCoy Internment
   from West Point, May 5th, 1861 - He               Camp, Camp McCoy, Wisconsin"
 Would Soon Join the 6th Pa. Lancers             Cover - Held Japanese Immigrants
 & Eventually Go on His Fathers Staff






                              
                 Our Finest Mexican                         Charlestown, S.C. March 29th, 1771 -
                  War Battle Letter!                       Famous Charlestonian Nathaniel Russell
                                                                           Ships Mahogany Logs Back to Rhode Is.!




  
 
          
                    
                                        
     In 1850 Union Engin
eer Alexander H.                WWII "Short Snorter" (Bank
 Bowman is asked to speak at the American      Note Inscribed by People Traveling
Association for the Advancement of Science,     Together)... In this case 5 Famous
  to be held in Charleston in 1851 - Bowman    Hollywood Personalities: Jack Benny,
   was the Engineer who constructed Fort          Carole Landis, Larry Adler, Martha
 Sumter - In 1861 he supported the North...                   Tilton & June Bruner
         as Superintendent of West Point!






                                                            
             Wonderful "Souvenir" from                      Two Nice Printed Programs - West
       George Washington's Presidential                Point Class of 1855 - Ebenezer Gay -
                      Dinners 1790-97
                                             COTILLION PARTIES






                    
       Colorful Program from the R.M.S.
     "Lusitania" - Liverpool to New York,
        Feb. 1911 - Within a few years the
 Lusitania
would be suck by a submarine!