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My Dealer/Collector Friends,

After leaving the Marietta Civil War Show on Sunday, August 13th, while parked in a parking lot off of Cobb Parkway, my car was broken into.  Here is a list of the items stolen:  FOR LIST CLICK HERE.   Any assistance you can give in keeping an eye out for these items, I sure would appreciate it and please pass this along to your friends.

God bless and thank you,

Cal Packard

Civil War Soldiers Valentine with Envelope – Charles H. Lane 127th New York Infantry

Great Little Railroad, Steamboat, & Ferryboat Cardboard Pass from St. Louis, September 27th, 1862

58th Pa. – Head Quarters Dept. of Virginia, Seventh Army Corps, Fort Monroe, Va.

Letter from William H. Leslie, Company B 11th Massachusetts Infantry “Camp near Budd’s Ferry, March 21st, 1862” – “We have a lot of Blacks here and we amuse ourselves by setting them to butting their heads together. They butt like two rams”

52nd Illinois Infantry – Joseph B. Lightfoot Writes Home from Roswell, Georgia, July 16th, 1864 – He has no stationery so writes an entire letter to his wife on an envelope he received from her (You’ve got to see this!)

Touching Song Sheet “Dear Mother, I’ve Come Home to Die”

I.D. Disc or “Dog Tag” from the Famous 1st Maryland Potomac Home Brigade, Heavy Hit at Gettysburg!

Killed in Action I.D. Disc from the Famous 6th New Jersey Infantry – Martin Marshall of Company K – Excavated Near Where he was Killed 8/29/62 at the Battle of Second Bull Run

For the Uniform Insignia Collector… A Rare “Officer’s Rank Insignia, 1864” – Sold by Famous Military Outfitter Schuyler, Hartley and Graham, and so marked “S. H. & G.”

Johnson’s Island Related Pair: Col. I. G. W. Steedman MD at the Prison & Capt. W. A. Wash, who Wrote a Book about His Experiences on Johnson’s Island

Beautiful Little Rock, Arkansas U. C. V. Patriotic Letter Sheet & Envelope

Exquisite Quarter Plate Tinted Tintype of Union Cavalry Soldier with Sword & Remington Revolver

Nice Celluloid UCV Augusta, Ga. November 1903 Pin – Has 3 Beautiful Confederate Flags at its Center

Beautiful Example of the J. E. B. Stuart Veteran Cavalry Association, Army of Northern Virginia Reunion Pin – Shows Stuart on Horseback, Enameled CS Flag – Richmond May 30th, 1907

War Date Stereoview by Gardener of The Dead at Spotsylvania Court House

Written from Confederate Prison in Tyler, Texas! William G. Braznell, a Brooklyn member of the 84th & 5th Veteran New York Infantry Writes Home to his Wife

Letter from Charleston, S.C. March 4th 1861 – Written on Rare “Republic of South Carolina” Stationery

Early Tipton Photograph of the 90th Pennsylvania Monument at Gettysburg – In the popular 4 x 6 ½ inch size

Morning Report from Johnson’s Island POW Prison in Lake Erie – December 27th, 1864

CDV Captain Horace G. White 94th New York Infantry Wounded & Taken Prisoner July 1st, 1863 at Gettysburg, then sent to Libby Prison – Signed in Ink

Presentation Sword Carried at Gettysburg by Lieut. Edwin McEwen - 95th PA. “Gosline Zouaves” – His Name is on the Monument – This Sword has a Beautiful “Untouched” Patina

Ready to Frame: 2 Autograph Pages from Johnson’s Island Prison - 5th & 8th KY. Cavalry, Morgan’s Command, Captured Near Salineville, Ohio & Miegs County, Ohio During the July 1863 Raid (Or you could frame up two 20th North Carolina Infantry Boys Captured at Gettysburg)

Stunning Army of Northern Virginia “Reception and Banquet” Program – Louisiana Division, New Orleans, February 1891 – I.D. to E. St. Martin of the 8th Louisiana Regiment – (Check out the menu and the beautiful Confederate flag)

1st Maine Heavy Artillery 1864 Appointment for Norris N. Pierce as Quarter Master Sergeant. SIGNED BY COL. DANIEL CHAPLIN WHO WOULD BE KILLED LATER THAT YEAR – ALSO: PIERCE’S 1ST MAINE HEAVY ARTILLERY REUNION BADGE!

Revolutionary War Commission – Boston June 27th, 1777 – PLUS His Revolutionary War Sword & War of 1812 Period Sword – Directly Out of Massachusetts Estate

3 Items from the Confederate Veterans’ Reunion in Charleston, S.C., May 1899

Writing From Embattled Winchester, Va. Dec. 29th, 1862, Joseph W. Brownlee Co. C 22nd PA. Cav. writes home on the leaf of an old blank book made in 1786!

56th New York Infantry Letter by William H. Laurence Written on Beautiful Patriotic Stationery – “We have two balloons here and they have been up most day. They can see all over Richmond, and they can see the Rebels and see what they are doing.” – “The field was almost covered with dead Rebels and wounded ones the next day after the fight. There was big holes dug and then our men would drag them by the heals and throw them in.”

Stereoview by Photographer S. T. Souder of Charleston, S.C. Showing the Interior View of Fort Sumter The Day After the Evacuation by General Anderson April 14th, 1861

Signed on the Front CDV “Jno. S. Mosby, Colonel C.S.A.” – A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

J. E. B. Stuart War Date Signature

Beautiful Little Sharps Four Barrel Pistol with 99% Blue on the Barrel!

Fort George – October 19th, 1813 – A Fine War of 1812 Document from the Famous Floyd Risvold

California Gold Rush Letter – San Francisco January 14th, 1850 – Living Conditions, Religion, Gambling, Murder, Suicide, and “the spoils I may rob from our mother Earth.” – He also wondered about the whereabouts of a party from New York City, led by Artist John W. Audubon, Traveling Overland to California

Great Stagecoach/Snake Indians War Letter – Ruby City – Camp Lyon – Major Louis H. Marshall – Army Road Pioneer John Mullan – July 8th, 1866

Early Battlefield Pickup with Museum Tag “10 Minnie balls found near the shot where Gen. U.S. Grant made his observations of the battle of Cameron Hill Chattanooga, Tenn.”

Document Signed by Julius P. Garesche, whose Head was Blown Off by a Confederate Cannon Ball at the Battle of Stones River – Plus an Amazing Letter from His Son in 1883 when he finds his Fathers Battle-field Headboard!