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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5882: Daughters of the Confederacy – R. E. LEE PIPE
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5882

Daughters of the Confederacy – R. E. LEE PIPE

In as new, never used condition with a nice string wound reed stem, this Virginia clay tobacco pipe is one of those created and sold by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in the 1940s as a promotional and fund raiser for the UDC. A nice original Confederate Veteran organization memento hard to find in any condition today. please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!! Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !!


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5880

original! antique Native American Bow

Untouched and just as it came from decades of attic storage some years ago, our photos will speak best for this attractive antique bow except to advise that it measures approximately 62 inches in length and retains its period stout twisted hide draw string. The body of the bow retains an attractive period red finish all displaying good evidence of period hand crafting with use and carrying, yet remains in excellent condition with no issues and lots of eye appeal. A highly sought item, original vintage examples are worthy of a special place in any collection. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques! :
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Confederate Hospital & Dispensary site - S.C. APOTHECARY BOTTLE

This earlier to mid 1800’s bottle stands approximately 7 1/2 inches high and remains in excellent condition with no chips, cracks but with a minor bit of staining to the inside as evidence of period use. (Could be easily removed and cleaned but we would leave it as is.) One of a very small number acquired years ago when such treasures popped up from time to time, the face of this attractive pharmaceutical bottle sports the period label of G. W. AIMAR/CHARLESTOWN, S. C. identifying the bottle’s content as ‘OXALIC ACID’. Used in solution for cauterization to stop bleeding, this strong oxidant had many applications applicable to the Civil War era hospital ward to include a 6% solution in sugar syrup as an insecticide. Of special note is the fact that during the Civil War George W. Aimar’s apothecary housed the Confederate dispensary in Charleston and on the second floor, provided space for a hospital. Like so many others of all walks of life, Druggist G. W. Aimar stepped forward in a military way serving as senior 2nd Lieutenant, Kanapaux's Battery, Lafayette's Artillery, South Carolina Volunteers. A really nice Medical / Apothecary item with Confederate association. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques! :
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5861

early 19th century - SNUFF BOX

Illustrated here with a quarter for size comparison, our photos will likely do best to describe this attractive little early 1800s ivory snuff box except to advise that it remains in excellent original condition with tight hinge and lid and no chips or cracks. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques! :


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fine condition – America Revolutionary War era - SICKLE

All in outstanding original condition with that sweeping hand forged iron blade and peened on turned maple grip, so indicative to the American Colonial and Revolutionary War era, this all original period sickle measures 13 5/8 inches across (from maple grip to blade tip) the sweep of its 1 ½ inch wide blade. The grip remains solidly in place with a rich natural patina and the hand wrought iron blade is free of chips and dings even retaining telltale carbon patches that result from working the hot high carbon iron as required for bladed tools and weapons. Forged with a heavy 3/16 inch thick ribbed back for extra strength, this heavier than the usual grass sickle, was clearly intended to handle clearing light brush with the heavier growth requiring use of the classic fascine knife. Felling axes, fascine knives and hand sickles such as this were critical tools of the colonial farm and as implements of war they were used by the military in clearing land for the building of fortification, campsites and movement of troops and equipment. How such a relic can survive in such condition is commensurate to the rarity of such a fine period working tool. An outstanding display item on the wall or set in with period treasures of the period. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!


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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5949: Pat. 1861 - MILLVILLE ATMOSPHERIC FRUIT JAR
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Pat. 1861 - MILLVILLE ATMOSPHERIC FRUIT JAR

How often have those of us who enjoy such things read a Civil War soldier’s letter, a page from a winter camp journal or other first-hand life account, where the writer phrases the arrival of a carefully got up package of home preserves, or has lamented the fact that he received such but alas the glass preserve jar had been broken in transit spilling the content? This offering of a quart size preserve jar, boldly marked MILLVILLE ATMOSPHERIC FRUIT JAR on one side and WHITALL’S PATENT JUNE 18th 1861 on the other will make a wonderful companion piece in any Civil War collection and will go especially well in any winter camp, medical and sanitary fair grouping. Much more difficult to find than the more common MASON preserve jar of the period, this nicely marked and dated Whitall jar retains its equally well marked and dated glass lid and its cast iron lid clamp. All in nice condition with that pretty light aqua bubbled glass the jar remains in fine condition with no chips. A scarce collectable complete with original components each as collectable as the jar its self. An exceptional example of period everyday life seldom seen today. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!

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5841-1527378521

hand crafted - season of 1853 MUSKRAT HUNTING & TRAPPING RECORD

This little handmade pocket note book measures approximately 4 X 4 ¾ inches and is made up of a 12 page, brown ink penned personal record of the 1853 muskrat hunting and trapping record of three hunting buddies identified only as William, Edward and John. A wonderful relic of country Americana, the pages record such statistics as DAY OF THE MONTH – NUMBER OF SHOTS and NUMBER KILLED by each of the three. A record of the number shot and the number trapped by each is augmented by a record of NUMBER OF SHOTS – NUMBER KILLED – EACH WEEK and NUMBER SHOOT – NUMBER KILLED December through May of 1853. Finally a list of total SHOTS & NUMBER KILLED by each in the season. Not a bug deal but a really nice piece of hunting and trapping Americana worthy of an appreciative home. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!
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5685

Civil War era POCKET - FOLDING HOOF HOOK

A most essential accoutrement for the Civil War Cavalryman, Mounted Artillery or in the pocket or saddlebag of any mounted troop, the hoof hook was designed to aid in the removal of a stone lodged between hoof and iron horseshoe. Difficult to find on today’s market we acquired this example some years ago here in Maine and set the piece aside until now. All original and in unusually nice condition with a near full complement of its period nickel finish, our photos will do best to speak for condition.

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5894: Capt. Wm. K. Bachman – SIGNED - S. C. V. Light Artillery of Hampton’s Legions - VOUCHER
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5894

Capt. Wm. K. Bachman – SIGNED - S. C. V. Light Artillery of Hampton’s Legions - VOUCHER

This all original brown ink penned and docketed Confederate document was executed on December 31, 1861 by the hard fighting Confederate Captain William K. Bachman in command of BACHMAN'S Company of GERMAN LIGHT ARTILLERY, HAMPTON'S LEGIONS and bears his signature.
Our transcription of the document is as follows:


I hereby certify that a quart of oil recd. Of Capt. Baldwin act. Ord. officer in Richmond in Sept. /61 was used for cleaning and keeping in order the small arms in my possession up to Nov. q, 1861, also that the packing box received Sept. 7, 1861 from Capt. Child’s ord. officer at Charleston was used in a ___?____-superfluous accoutrements and was left behind by me for want of transportation. December 31, 1861 Wm. K. Bachman Capt. Co. B. Art. Bat. H. Legion S. C. V.

Before the close of the Civil War this battery commander would lead his South Carolina company as Hampton’s Legions left their mark on such battlegrounds as the Seven Days Battles, Second Manassas, South Mountain, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg and at GETTYSBURG where as part of Hood’s Division 1st Corps, Capt. Bachman’s battery fought gallantly firing toward Meade's Union center in support of Pickett and Pettigrew. In the fall of 1863 Bachman’s Co. of ‘German Light Artillery’ returned to South Carolina. Here Capt. Bachman and his brave mounted artillerists would fight out the war participating in the Carolina Campaigns with Wright’s Div. Dept. of S.C., Ga. & Fla. A desirable Confederate document in pleasing condition with no tears, stains or repairs and with a hard to find signature. (see: Confederate Military History, The Official Records, The Confederate Veteran, Time / Life’s – The Civil War, Sifakis’ Compendium of the Confederate Armies and more.) Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques! :

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5832: nautical theme – hand crafted Antique Belt Knife
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5832

nautical theme – hand crafted Antique Belt Knife

Measuring just under 10 inches in total length with a double edged 5 5/16 inch blade, this attractive old knife offers good evidence of age by virtue of construction with its nicely shaped, repurposed file blade, set into a stag grip and secured with a pewter casting and copper rivet. These typically 19th century construction features in combination with a pleasing natural age patina over period wear offer good evidence of age and originality. Attractive scrimshawed fouled anchor and sea-horse figures demonstrate good age but may have been added some time in the past postdating the earliest days of this classic old belt knife. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques! :

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5797: 18th century COLOGNE BOTTLE
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5797

18th century COLOGNE BOTTLE

Not a big deal but worthy of continued preservation is this delicate aqua glass cologne bottle. A nice example of the make do culture of the 1700s, this little bottle offers a period sealing wax repair of a fractured corner as the original owner thought enough of what was likely a gift, to repair the piece for continued use. Of significance lost in time is the fact the repaired bottle never was cast aside but found its way through the years to now serve as an attractive addition to someone’s 18th century collection. A neat little piece without spending a lot of money. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques! :
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5946: Civil War vintage SIGNED Gen. Q. A. Gillmore E. & H. T. Anthony CDV
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5946

Civil War vintage SIGNED Gen. Q. A. Gillmore E. & H. T. Anthony CDV

Quincy Adams Gillmore graduated first in his class at West Point in 1849. Commissioned into the Engineer Corps. Well respected as an advocate for the use of the newly developed rifled naval guns at the Siege of Fort Pulaski. Gillmore was widely credited with changing the landscape of siege warfare. Given Command of the Department of the South and the X Corps, Gillmore was in command of the troops in the recapture of Fort Sumter, the capture of Battery Wagner where he ordered integration clearing the way for African-American soldiers such as those of the 54th Mass. to set their part in history. Gilmore played a role in the Bermuda Hundred operations and was credited in the crucial raising of units around Washington when CS Gen. Jubal Early threatened the Capitol City. Promoted to Maj. General in March of 1863 this earlier Anthony view depicts Gilmore as a Brigadier General and bears a hurried but clearly period penned signature Q. A. Gillmore. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 5885: Confederate marking stencil of – Daniel A. Atkinson – Sgt.  1st Virginia State Reserve Infantry
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5885

Confederate marking stencil of – Daniel A. Atkinson – Sgt. 1st Virginia State Reserve Infantry

Somewhat crude in appearance yet clearly period this scarce Confederate marking stencil is that of Daniel A. Atkinson a Sargent of Co. C 1st Virginia State Reserves (a.k.a. 1st Battalion 2nd Class Virginia Militia of the City of Richmond ). A bit of an enigma as Daniel A. Atkinson is also recorded in period military records (see illustration) as Daniel H. Atkinson. A check of a period Richmond Directory found Atkinson listed twice, once as Daniel A. and again as Daniel H. Both listings are for a cabinet maker and both are for the same address in the historic old Church Hill district of Richmond. (see illustration) The National Park Service database lists Daniel A. Atkinson as a primary name with Daniel H. Atkinson as an Alternate Name. (A copy of our research notes will come with stencil.) While little is written on the history of this outfit we did find that it was formed in Richmond 1862 and was composed primarily of young men between sixteen and eighteen with some forty-five to fifty-five aged members. Clearly an effort to make non-draft age men available for local duty thus releasing Regulars for more argues duty in the field. The Regt was largely employed as guards for Castle Thunder, and the Treasury Department as well as other posts within the city of Richmond. A scarce item, we have had this stencil tucked away for years having acquired it when it walked into a Richmond Civil War show back in the day. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques! :

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5963

U. S. Army Mod. 1873 KNAPSACK CARRYING BRACE

Complete and original with all the brass fixtures, no breaks or weak spots but with some crackling in the surface finish as evidence of age and originality, this leather accoutrement is offered from a Bannerman Island military goods salvage sail of many years past. Per text offered in their 1903 Francis Bannerman Military Goods Catalogue, the Mod. 1873 carrying brace was worn over the shoulders with straps for attaching haversack, knapsack or other load to be carried. The piece is Rock Island Arsenal marked and offered as found after decades of storage. While the new owner may want to apply a light coat of Lexol or other appropriate preservative we’d leave this now rare accoutrement just as it is, untouched and still tied with hemp twine just as it came from Bannerman Island. An exceptional Indian War vintage item! As with all direct sales, we are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with refund of the purchase price upon return as purchased! Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !


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Civil War / Indian Wars - Pat. 1861 CURRY COMB

An outstanding example of the 19th century design curry comb so well documented by Civil War site diggers who’s study and excavation efforts have served the collector community so well. This same design was well utilized in the military through the Indian Wars era. Acquired while poking through likely antiquing sites and collections in Montana and the Dakotas (we were supposed to be on vacation) we have left this Wheeler Pat. 1861 curry comb as found and as is simply to preserve its excellent natural age condition. That untouched and as found quality is of particular value here not only as presentation of honest condition with traces of original lacquer finish on the metal but as presentation and preservation of the U S 7 marked in the turned maple grip. Picked out of an accumulation of antique harness, grooming and other period horse barn gear, the piece was offered with no price consideration or notation of the marking but only as a nice example of a Civil War era design. Alignment of the characters are clearly indicative of a single stamp as opposed to individual character stamps. This and other considerations offered here offer good evidence of the originality of an exceptional relic of the Indian Wars era. Buy with confidence! As with all of our items, we are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques! :
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5830

earlier to mid-1800s – FINGER LAMP

Easily dated to the earlier 19th century, this attractive old oil lamp offers that distinctive look and feel of the heavier lead glass common to better 18th century glass yet has the seam marks of a bit later two seam mold. This and the early straight burner with the cylindrical wick, the absence of any mechanical wick adjustment and no provision for a chimney will make the old oil lamp appropriate to the earlier 1800s with use through the Civil War era. All in nice original condition with the early burner and lots of telltale ware on the bottom from period use. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques! :

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5778

Stanley Phillips collection - Battle of the Wilderness recovered SPURS

This rarely found battlefield recovered pair of Union issue spurs emanated from the late pioneer Civil War relic collector and authoritative author, Stanley Philips. ( Excavated Artifacts from Battlefields & Campsites of the Civil War Vol. 1 & 2 by Stanley Phillips) Acquired years ago from the respected Phillips as a Battle of the Wilderness recovery, this rare pair of Union spurs is matching in all respects but most importantly with respect to being a legitimate pair, show a matching, identical, patina on each spur. Experienced relic collectors will be appreciative of this as good evidence of a common recovery site. As to condition, the spurs are in pleasing shape while the iron rowels show expected detrition from the elements. An opportunity to acquire a rare matching pair of excavated spurs, knowledge of the conditions and aftermath of the Wilderness battle, where so many casualties were never recovered, will only enhance the interest of the Civil War historian. Upon request we will include our letter preserving origin as emanating from the Stanley Philips collection. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!
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J. C. Collins - Civil War Surplus – early post Civil War - MILITARY GOODS SALES BROADSIDE

A rarely surviving relic of the early post-Civil War those were the days when government military surplus treasures were offered for sale en-masse, this original 9 ¼ X 11 ¾ sales broadside offers $100,000 in war surplus Army Goods from United States Government Auctions for sale. A listing of available items includes everything from a large assortment of single and double harnesses and all manner of horse equipage such as bridles, halters, curry combs, horse blankets &c with Cavalry, Artillery and Officers Saddles to India Rubber Tent Blankets, Ponchos & Overcoats with Canvas & India Rubber Horse Covers. Uniforms include Infantry, Cavalry & Navy Over Coats, Blue Pants and lined and unlined Blouses. The list of military surplus includes Army Tents of three sizes with Officers Mess Chests and Axes, Picks and other camp gear. Heavy hand sewn Army Shoes are offered by the case with Dress & Musicians Coats, Forage & McClellan Caps, Haversacks, Knapsacks and Canteens are offered for sale on the J. C. Collins broadside as well as Iron Bedsteads, Linen Sheets and hospital Stretchers along with Camp Kettles and a number of additional items.
James C. Collins began his life as a Philadelphia merchant in the mid-1840s and is recorded as a middle-man in the rag and scrap iron business around 1849. Collins got his big start in the military goods business during the Civil War and while remaining largely behind the scenes, he became a significant buyer at post-Civil war government surplus auctions and was a supplier of military surplus to the likes of Francis Bannerman and other well-known dealers of Civil War military surplus.
On news print type paper, printed on one, side this original just post-Civil War broadside is in a conveniently displayable size and remains in excellent condition save a small chip at the top center not impacting on text (see photo- We have laid a small section of like paper in the chip.) this original broadside will serve as a wonderful companion piece in any number of Civil War collectable categories. Most frequently torn down and discarded after the sale, these broadsides were relatively fragile and not the kind of thing one would be inclined to preserve in the period such broadsides as this are seldom seen today and are very rarely offered.
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c. 1940s Confederate Stars & Bars - BANNER

A bit late for our usual fare but when this came out of a lot of 1930s & 40s Civil War veteran (G. A. R. & U. C. V.) we felt it worthy of a good home. Measuring approximately 34 X 17 ¾ inches and printed on coarse linen. Packed away out of the light for decades, the colors remain vivid and especially attractive as they reflect the period red and blue printing shades one expects of the 1930s & 40s. Solid and in fine condition, upon the closest inspection one can detect a small pin or tack piercing at each corner indicating use as a banner. A nice farmable size or displayed on the wall or on a table top as is, this colorful Stars & Bars Confederate banner will go well in any Civil War collection room. please note: ALL ITEMS ARE CURRENT & AVAILABLE UNLESS MARKED SOLD!! Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques !!

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scarce! Civil War vintage – Hero of Fort Sumter / Peter Hart CDV

Remembered primarily for his April 12,1862 gallantly when, under fire, he replaced the American Flag that had been shot away from the Fort Sumter flag pole, the interesting back story of how the New York City policeman turned civilian aid to the besieged garrison is to lengthy to recount here but well worth a google search. In short Peter Hart, had served with Major Anderson as Sgt. Peter Hart and personal orderly in the Mexican War. The two men had developed a special rapport in that time and while Hart had left the military to serve as a New York City Policeman, the Major’s wife Eliza was committed to reuniting the pair as a means of bolstering her husband’s spirits as the Major struggled with what surely must have seemed a no win circumstance in the days culminating in bombardment of his command and the beginning of Civil War. No small feat as Eliza had to locate and convince Peter Hart to rejoin her husband, then tackle the political bureaucracy of a time and place headed for all-out war. This required a trip to South Carolina where Mrs. Anderson would personally take on Governor Pickens of that state. In the heat of the crises the Governor had restricted any access to the Fort that could be seen as upgrading the strength of the garrison. Again in short Mjr. Anderson’s feisty wife was successful in her effort such that by the time of the attack on Fort Sumter, Peter Hart was present as aid to the beleaguered commander and well accounted for as the first shots of war rained on Sumter. Peter Hart earned a place in history as when hot shot fired into the fort caused parts of Sumter to catch fire, he repeatedly led a detail of soldiers through suffocating smoke to extinguish flames threatening the fort’s powder supply. In consideration of this and other action to include replacement of the fort’s fallen flag, Peter Hart’s bravery during the bombardment of Fort Sumter was acknowledged by all members of the garrison when Anderson and later presented him with a gold watch from Tiffany’s. Hart resumed working as a New York City policeman and died in1892. A rarely seen remnant of Hart’s notoriety in the opening days of the Civil War, this E. Anthony / Brady blackmarked CDV remains in excellent condition with strong contrast. Buy with confidence! We are pleased to offer a no questions asked three day inspection with return as purchased on direct sales! Just send us a courtesy e-mail to let us know your item will be returned per these provisions and your purchase price will be refunded accordingly. Thanks for visiting Gunsight Antiques!

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