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Civil War era STOVE POLISH / BOOT BLACKING

A bit of stove polish shaved into a mite of animal fat, poured off a hot skillet and mixed into a portion of bees wax resulted in, if not the best, the most available, leather dressing / boot polish in the 19th century New England lumber camp. As such, a good stick of graphite base stove polish that had found its’ way into the Yankee lumberjack turned Union Volunteer’s haversack would have become a winter camp prize. Not only would it keep the camp stove presentable, but it would serve to make enough boot dressing to keep the company’s feet dry through the winter with some left for the spring mud season. We have discovered an original store box of Phenix Mfg. Co., Taunton, Mass. PREMIUM STOVE POLISH first introduced 1845, and are offering the label wrapped sticks individually and unopened as they came out of the box. Priced here by the individual piece as they would have been sold and used in the period, each purchaser will receive a nicely printed copy of the illustration (as shown here) as record of the original box with its’ libel bearing the Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1862etc. dating with the introductory date of 1845. A neat item for the Civil War personal item collector, country store or kitchen item enthusiast! All original literally out of the box . please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!!. If you are new to our catalog and wish additional information or just to learn who we are, please check out our home page. Thanks for visiting our catalog!!


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Civil War era Pat. of 1862 MESS SPOON

We have a small quantity of these Grosjean’s Patent of Jan. 28,1862 type, die struck, tinned iron mess spoons and are offering them here individually priced for those who would like one to place with their personal items without spending a weeks pay. All original and in nice condition after decades of storage each spoon demonstrates age and originality with an attractive patina and provides an excellent example of the Grosjean 1/28/62 patent design providing distinct ridges or "corrugating" (see illustration text) as extra support of one piece construction spoons or forks. Illustrated here with a U.S. quarter for size comparison, we also have a few smaller teaspoon size spoons (see Cat.# 399 ) in this pattern for a bit less money. please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!!. If you are new to our catalog and wish additional information or just to learn who we are, please check out our home page. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!!
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Civil War era APOTHECARY MEDICAL CURE LABEL

We have a small quantity of original HEINTZELMAN’S PHARMACY, Phila. PEPSIN or RENNET WINE labels to be offered here individually priced for the collector of Civil War vintage pharmaceuticals, early to mid 19th century medical cures, or simply likes Civil War era personal things. Heintzelman’s labels (see Civil War era Philadelphia directories) measure approximately 1 1/8" X 3 3/8" and mix a bit of German with the primarily English text that expounds on the curative properties of the content. Dosages for dyspepsia, diseases of the stomach and to insure ongoing good health are given. Each remains in fine un-used condition for display as is, or mounted on a period bottle. Civil War medical collectors and enthusiasts will be pleased to note that the Philadelphian, Heintzelman served as a Hospital Steward with the 72nd Penn. Volunteer Infantry from 8/10/1861 to 12/4/1862 then as Assistant Surgeon of the 42nd Mass. Volunteers until 8/20/1863 (see: Rush B. Heintzelman - - History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 by Bates and Civil War Mass. Adjt. Genl. Reports) A neat all original item with lots of eye appeal for the person who would simply enjoy a colorful little remnant of the time without spending a weeks pay. See item # 798 & 1589 for a variation from HEINTZELMAN’S PHARMACY. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!!
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VICTORIAN TEXTILE LABEL

A most attractive earlier to mid 19th century colorfully printed and embossed textile label as was so popular among the fortunate ladies of the who could afford to shop for and purchase the finest of bolt textiles. These attractive labels were printed on heavy paper stock, usually embossed in some fanciful design as was this example and finished either by direct printing or by application of a smaller oval image of some colorful and pleasing subject. The fancy decorative labels were pasted or pinned to flat bolts of material and offered as a sort of premium to the textile buyer. Surviving examples are generally found with sewing things or pasted in ladies scrapbooks. This one is in extra nice condition with bright coloration and no tears or folds. It measures approximately 4" X 11 ¼" long. A nice item for the Civil War vintage textile or ladies sewing grouping, all original and reasonably priced. please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!!. If you are new to Gunsight Antiques and wish additional information or just to learn who we are, please check out our home page. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !!
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UNUSUAL Civil War ID pin / CORPS DEVICE RELIC

A most unusual two piece remnant silver spoon flattened to form a thin silver sheet from which a disk has been cut as was a common practice to make a corps badge or identification disk. Recovered at a Union camp excavation near Fredericksburg, this exceptional fragment from the common soldier’s life will make a wonderful addition to lay in with the finest of corps badge collections or to set with a single piece as a rare original example of the common practice of the use of a silver spoon for such a purpose. We are pleased to offer a "no questions asked" three day inspection with return as purchased guarantee ! ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!!. If you are new to Gunsight Antiques and wish additional information or just to learn who we are, please check out our home page. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !!
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Kurz & Allison BATTLES OF THE CIVIL WAR prints

We have a small selection of special printing, high quality, 18" X 24" prints taken from the original Krtz & Allen chromolithographs and are offering them here individually to the Civil War historian / collector who would enjoy a quality example of the original that may be unavailable or cost prohibitive. Not to be confused with run of the mill modern re-prints (as we will explain below) the prints offered here were done in limited numbers over twenty-five years ago under the most exacting specifications to be offered only as full sets of the original 36 Kurz & Allen lithographic work BATTLES OF THE CIVIL WAR 1861 – 1865. HISTORY OF THE Kurz & Allen LITHOGRAPHS - The story of these prints and how they came to be is a bit long but worthy of record for those who would enjoy owning one. When the war broke out in 1861 Lincoln asked his friend Louis Kurz to visit the scene of the action and make historical record of what he saw. Kurz’s pictorial representations of what he witnessed were eventually published as widely popular lithographs. His 36 chromolithographic war scenes became highly collectable and quite unique as most of the massive 200 pound Bavarian stone printing plates were lost. As many as ten plates were required to print each of the individual battle scenes ( a separate plate with it’s own printing strike was required for each color). Some time before the Civil War centennial, an avid printer / Civil War buff, C. Armitage Harper embarked on a project to publish the original Kurz series of chromolithographs in special limited edition as celebration of the centennial. Harper traveled tirelessly across the country to gather and secure the printing rights to Kurz war views. He commissioned Stratmore Paper Company to create a special quality, high rag content paper to match as nearly as possible that of the original prints. Harper then commissioned precise lithographic engravings and personally oversaw the painstaking recreation of each scene. It was then that perhaps the inevitable happened. After his already substantial expenditure, Harper found that the cost of binding and distributing the collection as a book was beyond his already strained financial means. The unbound sheets were carefully stored in the printing plant’s basement where they remained until Harpers death some years later when Harper’s son, determined to see some appreciation come to his father’s labor of love, caused the limited number of long stored Kurz lithographs to be made available. Over ten years had now passed since the Civil War centennial however and the flourish of public interest had waned. Most of the prints ended up on print and book sellers remaindered shelve even then to be offered in more costly full sets of 36 lithographs. It was at this time that we were able to acquire a number of the lithographs and set them aside for investment until now when our online store offers a fresh market for these treasures. Each of these original Harper printings of the Kurz Civil War lithographs is of the highest quality and condition, suitable for framing and display in the finest surroundings. Offered here for the first time individually for the collector / historian who would appreciate a single rendering. We have only one or two of each of the following for your selection. The Battles of: BULL RUN, WILSON’S CREEK, FORT DONELSON, PEA RIDGE, MONITOR & MERRIMACK, SHILO, WILLIAMSBURG, CORINTH, STONES RIVER, CHAMPION HILL, CHICKAMAUGA, CHATTANOOGA, MISSIONARY RIDGE, ASSAULT OF FORT SANDERS, OLUSTEE, RESACA, KENNESAW MOUNTAIN, ATLANTA, CEDAR CREEK, FRANKLIN, NASHVILLE, CAPTURE OF FORT FISHER, FIVE FORKS, FALL OF PETERSBURG. If you have a serious interest in a particular print that is listed but not pictured and would like to see an illustration before deciding, let us know and we will send you an e-Mail with an image of your interest. (For additional titles search for our # 1427 ) Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!!

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original Civil War Regulation ENLISTED INFANTRY HAT DEVICE

A fine condition all original and period Civil War Enlisted Infantry horn, hat insignia. Larger and less ornamental than the prescribed embroidered infantry officer hat device, the die struck sheet brass infantry enlisted device provided for by the later General Order #3 of March 1858 was authorized for wear on the front of the Hardee Hat. with adoption of the Forage (‘Bummer") Cap this device was moved to the top of the crown where it was worn throughout the Civil War. Fresh from decades of storage, this example remains in as issued condition with only a bit of soft age patina to it’s body and soldered attachment loops in addition to a slightly thinner gauge brass than is used with the reproductions as testimony to the knowledgeable eye that it is an original Civil War issue strike. (see: History of Artillery, Cavalry & Infantry Service Insignia by Laframboise and Philip’s Excavated Artifacts from Battlefields & Campsites of the Civil War ) We also have the equivalent in an enlisted artillery device. (use our search for our item # 1426) Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!!
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1427

Kurz & Allison BATTLES OF THE CIVIL WAR prints

We have a small selection of special printing, high quality, 18" X 24" prints taken from the original Krtz & Allen chromolithographs and are offering them here individually to the Civil War historian / collector who would enjoy a quality example of the original that may be unavailable or cost prohibitive. Not to be confused with run of the mill modern re-prints (as we will explain below) the prints offered here were done in limited numbers over twenty-five years ago under the most exacting specifications to be offered only as full sets of the original 36 Kurz & Allen lithographic work BATTLES OF THE CIVIL WAR 1861 – 1865. HISTORY OF THE Kurz & Allen LITHOGRAPHS - The story of these prints and how they came to be is a bit long but worthy of record for those who would enjoy owning one. When the war broke out in 1861 Lincoln asked his friend Louis Kurz to visit the scene of the action and make historical record of what he saw. Kurz’s pictorial representations of what he witnessed were eventually published as widely popular lithographs. His 36 chromolithographic war scenes became highly collectable and quite unique as most of the massive 200 pound Bavarian stone printing plates were lost. As many as ten plates were required to print each of the individual battle scenes ( a separate plate with it’s own printing strike was required for each color). Some time before the Civil War centennial, an avid printer / Civil War buff, C. Armitage Harper embarked on a project to publish the original Kurz series of chromolithographs in special limited edition as celebration of the centennial. Harper traveled tirelessly across the country to gather and secure the printing rights to Kurz war views. He commissioned Stratmore Paper Company to create a special quality, high rag content paper to match as nearly as possible that of the original prints. Harper then commissioned precise lithographic engravings and personally oversaw the painstaking recreation of each scene. It was then that perhaps the inevitable happened. After his already substantial expenditure, Harper found that the cost of binding and distributing the collection as a book was beyond his already strained financial means. The unbound sheets were carefully stored in the printing plant’s basement where they remained until Harpers death some years later when Harper’s son, determined to see some appreciation come to his father’s labor of love, caused the limited number of long stored Kurz lithographs to be made available. Over ten years had now passed since the Civil War centennial however and the flourish of public interest had waned. Most of the prints ended up on print and book sellers remaindered shelve even then to be offered in more costly full sets of 36 lithographs. It was at this time that we were able to acquire a number of the lithographs and set them aside for investment until now when our online store offers a fresh market for these treasures. Each of these original Harper printings of the Kurz Civil War lithographs is of the highest quality and condition, suitable for framing and display in the finest surroundings. Offered here for the first time individually for the collector / historian who would appreciate a single rendering. We have only one or two of each of the following for your selection. The Battles of: ANTIETAM, FREDERICKSBURG, CHANCELLORSVILLE, GETTYSBURG, VICKSBURG, LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, WILDERNESS, SPOTSYLVANIA, COLD HARBOR. If you have a serious interest in a particular print that is listed but not pictured and would like to see an illustration before deciding, let us know and we will send you an e-Mail with an image of your interest. (For additional titles search for our # 1417)
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early 19th Century American CARTRIDGE BOX CONVERSION

This is an outstanding example of an American militia conversion of an early 19th century cartridge or fuse box (depending on the configuration of the tin or wood liner used) for use in the Mexican War period with potential utilization through the Civil War. This all original, unissued condition, Mexican War vintage conversion of a common earlier type, sports a larger and more protective tarred leather front flap with federal eagle plate. This flap replaces the earlier type narrower and thinner outer cover and a single belt loop and a longer more durable closure strap is fitted to close over an easier to manage brass button finial. The earlier wooden block was removed as part of the conversion and the box has no tin insert as you may expect . Though as you can see there is a bit of age defacing to the finish on the box face under the flap, the fine condition of this accoutrement is outstanding. One of those rare finds that likely lay fallow in arsenal stores for decades until deemed obsolete and removed from inventory without ever having seen issue. An exceptional piece for the American military accoutrement collector. We are pleased to offer a "no questions asked" three day inspection with return as purchased guarantee !
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Civil War era INDELIBLE MARKER

We have recently acquired a small quantity of Clark’s Indelible Pencil Co. Pat. 1859 (improved 1861) indelible markers and are offering them here, by the piece, for the collector who would like one to display with a nice Civil War grouping. Promoted and sold as Clark’s Shipping & Lumber Crayon, these neat little blue markers (illustrated here with a U.S. quarter for size comparison) were a favorite for addressing express packages and their telltale blue markings were seen on Government supply crates as well as personal soldiers boxes from home or sent to home from the seat of war. Unused and as new from decades of attic storage, each marker will come with a quality new copy of the old yellow Pat. 1859 : improved 1861, Clark’s label used in our illustration. A neat little display item at a reasonable price. please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!!. If you are new to Gunsight Antiques and wish additional information or just to learn who we are, please check out our home page. Thanks for visiting our on-line store !!
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Victorian LADY’S HAT PIN

An every day lady’s utility who’s use spanned from the earlier 18th century through the Civil War period and on into the 19th Century. Earlier versions like this example with blued steel shank topped by a head of Victorian jet are still available but becoming more difficult to find. We have acquired a small number of the earlier to Civil War vintage jet topped examples each measuring from eight to nine inches in length and are offering them here priced individually for the lucky ladies who would like one to put with a period bonnet. We will send you one in nice condition for $28.00 plus postage. A rare chance to pick up a nice original period item for less than a weeks pay! please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!!. If you are new to Gunsight Antiques and wish additional information or just to learn who we are, please check out our home page. Thanks for visiting our on-line store !!
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Civil War HERO U. S. GRANT ALBUM FILLER

A popular image once sold in quantity throughout the Union this example of "GRANT IN PEACE" in CDV format remains in excellent condition and is offered here at a price reflecting our commitment to offering a balance in price ranges that includes the beginning collector and those who simply enjoy acquiring something original without spending lots of money. A prophetic, mass produced photograph becoming more difficult to find as untouched Civil War era family albums disappear. please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!!. If you are new to Gunsight Antiques and wish additional information or just to learn who we are, please check out our home page. Thanks for visiting our on-line store !!
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Civil War era MEDICAL CURE LABEL

We have a small number of these Civil War vintage WHEELER’S EUKOLA medical cure labels and are offering them at $22.00 each to the collector who would like one for display as is or mounted on your own period bottle. Measuring approximately 3" X 4 7/8" on an attractive pale yellow stock. Each label is in excellent un-used but original condition and extols the miracle healing powers of Wheeler’s concoction in all manner of ills to include colds, pain in the stomach and bowels, headache, rheumatism, hemorrhage, diarrhea, tooth and ear ache, etc. When not swallowed to affect a cure Wheeler promises an excellent result as a bath for strains, sprains, fresh wounds, cuts and offensive sores. (Most likely the concoction was more alcohol than herb and did it’s best work when taken as such.) A neat period item at a price below a week’s pay! Now that is a rarity! (We have enlarged the alternate view so you can enjoy the details of Wheeler’s verbiage.)
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Civil War era TONIC MIXTURE MEDICAL CURE - LABEL

We have a small quantity of original HEINTZELMAN’S PHARMACY, Phila. TONIC MIXTURE labels to be offered here individually priced for the collector of Civil War vintage pharmaceuticals, early to mid 19th century medical cures, or simply Civil War era personal things. Heintzelman’s labels (see Civil War era Philadelphia directories) measure approximately 1 1/8" X 3 3/8" and mixes a bit of German with the primarily English text that expounds on the curative properties of the content. Dosages for "morbid condition of the system" to "prostration" are given. Each remains in fine un-used condition for display as is, or mounted on a period bottle. Civil War medical collectors and enthusiasts will be pleased to note that the Philadelphian, Heintzelman served as a Hospital Steward with the 72nd Penn. Volunteer Infantry from 8/10/1861 to 12/4/1862 then as Assistant Surgeon of the 42nd Mass. Volunteers until 8/20/1863 (see: Rush B. Heintzelman - - History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 by Bates and Civil War Mass. Adjt. Genl. Reports) A neat all original item with lots of eye appeal for the person who would enjoy a colorful little remnant of the time without spending a weeks pay. See item # 798 & 1212 for a variation from HEINTZELMAN’S PHARMACY.

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Civil War veteran’s CELLULOID 3rd CORPS BADGE

This 1 ¼" diameter celluloid button was made for complementary distribution by the National Tribune to gathering veterans of the hard fought 3rd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac. Given that the button dates to the 1910 / 1915 period when the number of surviving veterans still physically able to travel for reunion was growing thin, these celluloid corps badges were quite limited in number with surviving examples becoming quite desirable on today’s collectors market.
This one remains in excellent condition with no fading, scratches or other blemishes. The original paper back insert ( COMPLEMENTS OF THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE etc.) remains in place. Collectors of Civil War veteran material will remember that the National Tribune was published in Washington, D.C. well after the war and served generally as the organ of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.). In more recent times, it morphed into what is now the Stars and Stripes. Of additional interest is the fact that we acquired this item some years ago from the personal collection of pioneer collector and widely published early Civil War scholar Dr. Francis Lord who authored the multi volume Lord’s Civil War Collectors Encyclopedia. A neat item for the Civil War corps badge or veteran collector.
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earlier to Civil War era TRAVELING BOOTJACK

This wonderful personal accessory of the 1820’s to the Civil War era takes the form of a folding boot jack in the shape of the square heeled and toed gentleman’s shoe of the period. This traveling bootjack is delicately shaped from richly stained soft pine held secure by a single brass hinge and measures approximately 11" in length. A neat all original example of practically used American folk art that will fit well in any number of collectable categories. please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!!. Thanks fot visiting Gunsight Antiques!!
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CIVIL WAR JOURNALS OF JOHN MEAD GOULD 1861-1866

This work is taken from a massive multi volume hand written and illustrated daily account set down by Major John Mead Gould of the 1st, 10th & 29th Maine Volunteer Infantry. Carefully transcribed by historian Wm. Jordan from the originals in our personal collection with extensive footnotes, chapter introductions and index by nationally noted Civil War scholar Richard A. Sauers, this quality 8 ½ X 11 inch, 574 page hard bound book is extensively illustrated with Major. Gould’s period drawings and vintage photographs In his Civil War News review Ethan Rafuse states in part: Researchers looking for a common soldier’s perspective on life in camp, Banks retreat from Winchester, the battle of Cedar Mountain, Maryland and Red River Campaigns and Sheridan’s 1864 operations in the Shenandoah Valley will be hard pressed to find primary sources, published or unpublished that match the value of this observant (and quotable) young staff officer’s writings. In our forty (plus) years of avid interest and almost daily contact with Civil War material, we have considered acquisition of Major Gould’s journals from his descendant, the sharing of the colorful firsthand account and finally placement of the originals in the Maine Historical Society collection, a highlight of our years in the field. An enjoyable read (those familiar with the Time / Life series VOICES OF THE CIVIL WAR will recognize Mjr. Gould as a primary source). An outstanding reference with limited availability.
INDEPENDENT REVIEWS:
Of particular interest to collectors are Gould’s observations about Civil War arms and accoutrements. His description of his growing collection of Confederate buttons and other ‘Secesh’—souvenirs he ‘liberated’ with impunity—is fascinating. This is a well-edited, handsomely presented work... North South Trader’s Civil War.
[the Gould piece] will instantly become one of the most commonly cited of all primary sources relating to the topics it covers. It is a fabulous document. Its’ immediate, unvarnished, and full of detail and observation rarely found in a document of this sort. John Hennessy.
...an outstanding addition to Civil War literature --- clear and appropriate maps and a useful index....a book that deserves a place in every research library Ethan Rafuse, Civil War News.

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19th century VEGETABLE IVORY POKER CHIPS

We have a small quantity of these original 19th century poker chips and are offering them here by the ½ dozen for the collector who would enjoy a small display example without spending lots of money. Each measures approximately 1 1/8" in diameter. Particularly popular in the earlier to mid 1800’s as a base for ornate carving of such items as sewing basket items, ornamental Victorian style jewelry and the like, the pulp of the Tagua nut. (Pronounced: Ta qwa or Tah gwa) was also used extensively through this period in more utilitarian applications. In the pre plastic world of the 19th century everything from buttons to surgical instrument handles and even poker chips were found made from this substitute for bone or ivory . An attractive display companion for any Civil War, Indian Wars, wild West or period gaming collection, these nicely patinaed poker chips are in excellent, all original condition.
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U. C. V. CONFEDERATE Civil War Vet LAPEL PIN

Back in the "good old days" when such things could still be found, we acquired the remnants of a box of little Confederate battle flag lapel pins and are offering them here individually priced for the collector who would enjoy having one. These brightly colored little paper battle flags (illustrated here with a U.S. quarter for size comparison)are still on there original common pin shafts and remain in "out of the box" condition after decades of storage. The inexpensively made and poorly indexed printing job is reflective of early 1900’s origin and a time when the United Confederate Veteran’s of the South like their Northern counterparts of the G. A. R. made a ready market for such inexpensive patriotic embellishments. A neat little display item.
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MAINE at VALLEY FORGE - DEDICATION & ROLL

Maine at Valley Forge : Proceedings at the Unveiling of the New Marker, October 17, 1907 & the Roll of Maine Soldiers. Published on rag paper, in wraps by The Maine Society of the American Revolution, Portland, Maine in 1908. A difficult little reference to find in any condition, this photo illustrated, 56 pages with fold out map, remains in nice condition and offers a wealth of material on an area of difficult source. Deaccessed from the Maine Historical Society collection this is a good item for the Maine collector or history enthusiast of the American Revolution. please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!!. If you are new to Gunsight Antiques and wish additional information or just to learn who we are, please check out our home page. Thanks for visiting our on-line store !!
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