Historic Model 1850 Aims Foot Officer's Sword Presented to Lt. George M. Lovering, 4th Mass. Infantry - Recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor for Action in the Siege of Port Hudson, June 14th, 1863
Firsthand Account of the Battle of Port Hudson – By a Sailor on the USS Mississippi – “The order was given to leave the ship and set fire. We left the best way we could, some by swimming, others in the boats. We all here with the exception of 60. Some of them taken prisoners, the rest killed on board the ship."
Recruiting Poster (Broadside) for the 62nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry – Famous for its fight at Battery Wagner (Glory)
Hilton Head, S.C. June 17th, 1863 – Great Description of the CSS Atlanta being brought down by the USS Ironclad Weehawken – “The ladies accompanied the expedition to see the fun”
Earliest Slave Document from Our Charleston Collection Regarding the
Hiring Out of a Slave – 1800 – The First Year that Charleston Required
the Purchase of a Slave Hire Badge… a Great Document to put with a
Charleston Slave Tag!
War Date ALS from Major James B. White Superintendent of the Citadel in Charleston, S.C.
Gettysburg General J. Johnston Pettigrew – Led his North Carolina Boys in the Famous Pickett/Pettigrew Charge – One of the Most Desirable of all Confederate Autographs –Pettigrew writes a note from Morris Island as Colonel of the 1st Regiment South Carolina Rifles
6th Michigan Cavalry – Custer’s Brigade – Letter from William G. Whitworth, who would die as a POW at Andersonville – December 28th, 1862 “We have got a drawn our sabres. They are very nice ones. I have drilled once with the sabres. It is a very nice exercise. It is very hard on the wrist."
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