This Id'd Union Civil War tintype photo is of first sergeant Caleb Henry Lord. The inscription on the back states the following "Caleb Henry Lord, Papa Nat's brother, that just after peace was declared was shot by a sharpshooter. Buried in Union cemetery at Chattanooga, Tenn." He enlisted in the 2nd Massachusetts Inf. Co. K in Aug 1862. Record shows he was promoted to first sergeant May 24,...
Framed speech titled "The Barbarism of Slavery" given by Senator Sumner in 1860 regarding Kansas being admitted as a Free State. Senator Sumner was beaten in the Senate chamber by Representative Preston Brooks of South Carolina in 1856 regarding his remarks on the speech denouncing "The Crime Against Kansas". Has a engraving, and signature of Charles Sumner.
Nice letter dated April 11th, 1864 from mother to her son. Mrs. Hodges writes to her son, George, who is in the 67th Ohio. She writes from Hudson, Ohio, about the "awful wicked rebellion". There are also photos of both George and Mrs. Hodges.
Army enlistment certificate dated February 26, 1864 for Uriah Meadwell, Springfield, Maine. Toward the end of the Civil War.
Framed photograph of Frederick Douglass and a quick claim deed containing his signature.
Black rimmed frame has Discharge Paper, dated September 10, 1863, for Private William Sherwood of Company D, 177th Regiment of New York Vol. Brown rimmed frame has Discharge Paper, dated January 5, 1865, for Private Elias McDonald of F Company, 50th Regiment of Indiana Inf.
Blue matted frame has an engraving of Major General Walter Quinton Gresham, later Secretary of State in Grover Cleveland second terms cabinet, with description note and signature. Gray matted frame has engraving of General W. B. Hazen with signature.
Framed handwritten letter by Theodore Roosevelt and a photo of Roosevelt in buckskins with a Winchester across his lap. The original mailing envelope is included containing "East Africa and Uganda Protectorates" stamp. Letter dated February 1st, 1910. Roosevelt is declining an engagement.
Newspaper clipping from The Daily Evening Bulletin in Philadelphia, PA. Dated April 28, 1865. This clipping contains "The Death of Booth, the Assassin. Capture of his Accomplice, Harrold. Booth's Resistance. Interesting Details of the Affair."
Signed letter from President Theodore Roosevelt near the end of his presidency expressing his excitement for his upcoming African Safari. Framed with a picture of President Roosevelt and game trophy from his safari.