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SPECIALIZING IN ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR MEMORABILIA
Confederate Items


Blockade Running Letters & Documents






S.C. Palmetto Sharp Shooter
Letter: Pickets Talk to Enemy!






Charleston & S.C. Railroad Letter Re. Regulations Imposed by S.C. State Gov. 






      CS Troops in Charleston Get Equipped -Rare Stationary!





Seceded State of S.C. Sets up Government






2nd Virginia - Stonewall Brigade Surgeon Describes Cedar Creek Deaths






French Man-of-War Arrives in Charleston Harbor - Gives Intelligence to the South!!!








Columbia June 7, 1861 - S.C. has Seceded & Gov. Pickens Stops the Work of Building the State House!





The Collector of the Port of Georgetown, S.C. Imprisoned on Charge of Treason!
ALS by SC Gov. F. W. Pickens June 7, 61







7th S.C. Inf. - Pvt. John B. Allen
Describes the Battle of Manassas!






CS "German Light Artillery" - Capt. Bachman, Hampton Legion HALF MOON BATTERY, CHARLESTON







ALS S.C. Gov. Pickens Re. Columbia Arsenal






Most Beautiful Excavated Georgia Buckle






"Kirkwood Rangers" - S.C. Holcombe
Legion Cavalry - Nice October 1861 Letter with Cover Describing Camp in Richmond






Arming the C.S.S. Nashville






  1st Va. Cav. - Written from New Market Great Content Mentions Col. Pendleton!






S.C. Begins Its Honor Roll of Fallen Heroes






Fort Sumter Dec. 16, 1864 Actual Letter Re. the Conduct of CS Gen. R. S. Ripley at Fort Sumter!






Jan. 1861 Charleston Broadside by R. Semmes, Office of Light-House
Board, U.S. Treasury Dept... Before He
Joins the Confederacy! Along with War -
Date Autograph as Captain in CS Navy!






Interesting Letter Re. Genl. Beauregard Visiting Fort Sumter, July 1863 - Written by His Brother and Aide, A. N. T. Beauregard






6th Arkansas Infantry Letter & Fine Envelope with Stamps & Chattanooga Cancellation - "Camp Matty Runnels, Tn."






2nd Tenn. Inf. Letter - Describes Killing a Giant Eagle with 7 1/2 Wingspan! - THIS LETTER IS WRITTEN BY A PEN MADE FROM ONE OF THE EAGLES FEATHERS! - Writer gives long description of what to do with hated Yankees!






Confederacy Orders Uniforms from England






CS Cover - Chester C.H., S.C. - Sent to Wm. Henry Gist, Leader of the Secession Movement in S.C.!






CDV of CS Gen. James Simons






8th Ga./Hampton Legion Cav. Our Best CS Patriotic/Letter Combination - REMEMBER BARTOW  - Battle of Bull Run






Palmetto Guard - P.P. Gaillard  Seeks Permission to Join the Palmetto Guard in Kershaw's Regt. in Va.






CS General W. D. Pender "A Signature Impossible to Obtain" Cover Signed to His Wife






12th Miss. Soldier Writes from Frederick, Md. - Captured Stationary






4th Va. Inf. LIBERTY HALL VOLS. -
POW Letter & Cover from Point Lookout, MD. - Thomas M. Turner, Captured at Gettysburg






Confederate General R. S. Ripley Writes from Charleston, S.C. on Rare "Head Quarters Provisional Forces" Stationary - October 5th, 1861






37th N.C. Inf. - Felix J. Williams (KIA
Chancellorsville) Writes Home Using the Most Colorful & Unique Stationary!






Equipping the Beaufort, SC Artillery






Amazing 1911 CS Philatelic
Society Program






Rare Fort Sumter CSA Order May 19th, 1863 - Praising the Men
Who Have Served on Fort Sumter & Ordering the Inscription of their Service on their Flags






38th AL. Inf. - John W. Wilson Writes Home - Nice Stamped CS Envelope with Chattanooga, TN. July 9, 1863 Cancellation - "The Yankees throwed their shells at us pretty thick, one burst in ten feet of me."






2nd Tenn. Infantry - CS Soldier Letter Announcing the Death of Gen. Leonidas Polk at Pine Mountain, Ga. June 14th, 1864 KENNESAW MOUNTAIN CAMPAIGN






58th N.C. (Partisan Rangers) - Letter & Stamped Cover from Moses E. Thompson - Would be Wounded 2 Months Later at the Battle of Chickamauga - Written on Ornate "Necessity" Paper






38th AL. CS Letter & Stamped Cover Battle of Missionary Ridge "We saved our lives by running through a perfect shower of musket & rifle balls" - Camp Near Dalton, Ga. Dec. 9th, 1863 - Died before he could come home to his wife & babes






CS Letter & TURNED COVER - Pvt. Warren Ward, 1st Battalion Ga. Sharp Shooters - "IN LINE OF BATTLE, ATLANTA"






54th Ga. Wm. Reddish Co B Writes from Jonesboro, Ga. Sept. 16th, 1864 Ten Day Armistice, Sherman Demands
all Citizens out of Atlanta!






Former CS Gen. Alexander ALS - Writes from
"South Island" near Georgetown, S.C. - Military Comments about Cavalry to Writer Robert U. Johnson, Editor of Battles and Leaders






6th Ark. CSA - Priv. Thompson Describes trip on several rivers in Arkansas to join the Regt. in Sept. 1861 - With Great Cover: Defaced Washington & Paid
10 Hamburg, Ark. Sep. 11 ('61) Postmark






Important Letter by Col. Aldrich to Gov. Bonham Re. the State of S.C.'s in Blockade Running & its use of the Blockade Runner Alice & Fannie of the Bee Line Shipping Co. - Also Discusses N.C.'s The Advance & Petersburg






38th AL. - Battle of Fort Morgan, AL. Later Killed in Action!






CS Immortal 600 - Letter Written by Va. Cav. Major Murray - Amazing Content!






4th Alabama - Hood's Brigade Chickamauga Battle Letter






Letter from Lt. W. G. Atkinson, CS Engineer Sending Gen. Beauregard Maps from Manassas, July 5th, 1861!






Confederate Sheet Music "Confederacy March, Dedicated to President Jefferson Davis"






18th Va. Inf. - Richard Ferguson (Garnett's Div.) Captured in Pickett's Charge - Writes 7/15/63 from Fort Delaware







19th AL. - Treadwell Writes "Camp near Tupelo on Mobile & Ohio R.R."






19th Al. Inf. "Camp near Corinth, Miss" 3/18/1862 - 6 Full Pgs from E. Treadwell "We had a battle in Ark. the other day.  We got the best of it.  Price had cut off the enemies baggage and Pike was on the other side with 6,000 Indians..."






48th Miss. Inf. - Best Description of Trading with the Enemy - A. J. Jones, W.I.A. Gettysburg  






"The first year of the Independence of the State of S.C." - Military Comm. Signed by Gov. Francis W. Pickens






Our Finest CS Broadside: SUTLER OF EARLY'S DIVISION, W. P. ELIASON - GOODS FOR SALE






19th Al. Inf. - "Camp of Hoods Corps between Cartersville & Altoona, Ga. May 22nd, 64" - "I have been in some warn & dangerous places but still live while others have fell nearby to rise no more."  - "IF I HAD OF KNOWN THAT OUR COUNTRY WAS GOING TO BE LEFT WITH THE ENEMY I SHOULD HAVE BEEN LAST TO LEAVE IT."






3rd Texas Cavalry - Cover & Letter from Douglas John Cater, Rusk County, Texas - Writing from Itawamba Co., Miss. Cater Describes Two Cavalry Battles near Corinth






19th AL. Inf. - Corinth, Miss.  3/26/1862 - Preparing for the Battle of Shiloh - "Our Blacksmiths are engaged in making pikes" "Gen. Beauregard is gathering up all the church bells he an get to make cannons" - An Amazing Content Letter by a Hospital Worker, who describes in Graphic Detail the Sick & Wounded Soldiers






Southern Patriotism Augusta, GA.  May 1, '60     







After S.C. Seceded: This is the Actual Document AUTHORIZING CERTIFICATES OF STOCK TO PROVIDE FOR THE MILITARY DEFENSE OF THE STATE" - Dec. 29th, 1860






Best Possible Battle of Mobile Bay Letter - 8 full pages in ink from sailor on "The Invincible Brooklyn" - "One of our men... was awfully mentioned, both legs, 1 arm and side and all his insides carried away, the shell exploded just as it struck him."






33rd North Carolina - An Amazing Chancellorsville Battle Letter with CS Patriotic Cover - "A great many Yankees were burned" - "The bullets came as thick as a large bee swarm"






19th Alabama Infantry “Camp near Corinth, Miss., March 18, 1862” – 6 Full Pages from Eluctius W. Treadwell  - “We had a battle in Arkansas the other day.  We got the best of it.  Price had cut off the enemies baggage and Pike was on the other side with 6,000 Indians…”