Civil War

Jim Reis talks about two of his favorite American Civil War documents, a silk “Lincoln Ribbon” and a letter signed by Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War granting Joel Trumball the rank of Captain in the US Calvary.

Pieces including Lincoln Ribbons and Stanton Letter

Lincoln Ribbon

      • (2) Deeds for property in Philadelphia signed by George McClellan and his wife
      • 1864 Muster Out order signed by Pennsylvania Governor Curtin
      • 1864 Muster Into service signed by Pennsylvania adjuctant General
      • 1864 Promotion to Lt. Trimble signed by Secretary of War Department Edwin M. Stanton
      • 1864 Lincoln silk ribbon made by T. Stevens of Coventry
      • 1864 $250 payment for volunteering into Marines
      • 1904 Pension for disabilities
      • 1904 (2) Letters referring to Pensions
      • Dagnerrotype by Brady of John C. Breckenridge published by J.C. Buttore
      • 1946 Stephen Foster Tribute
      • 1866 Sleeping Hero’s Tribute
      • 1868 Senator W. Trumbul note recommending Hay and Miller
      • 1856 +/- Judge J. Holt Advocate General