It's been 153 years since the first shots were fired at Fort Sumter, in the Charleston Harbor in South Carolina, marking the start of the Civil War. Yet, interest in the historical aspects and artifacts of this war carries on.
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Okolona, the community is hosting a reenactment of the battle and an auction (on Feb. 22), rich with Civil War Memorabilia.
The historic Dancy-Polk House Inn of Decatur, Ala. served as the site for a historic auction this autumn, when a Civil War cannon used in the Battle of Gettysburg sold for $86,250.
The 150th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg stretched the patience of some residents, especially with those who have no clue what all the fuss is about.
A battlefield cannon and drum from the Battle of Gettysburg, plus other Civil War items, will be sold alongside antiques from the historic Dancy-Polk House Inn, in historic auction Oct. 12.
An unrivaled lot of Revolutionary War items is expected to be among the top lots at the Printed & Manuscript Americana auction Oct. 10 at Swann Auction Galleries.
Civil War and modern-era firearms and military weapons, including a Civil War-era boy's sword, are set to command much attention at Cordier Auctions' July 28 Summer Firearms and Militaria Auction.
A U.S. Colt Walker Model fetched $138,000 to claim the top lot in Rock Island Auction Company's 2013 Premier Firearms auction recently.
Collections built decades ago in the hope of turning Pennsylvania’s capital, Harrisburg, into a mecca for museum goers are scheduled for sale without reserve in a seven-day marathon auction.
Thomas Jefferson's own copy of a series of books about the history of Don Quixote's is headed to auction June 21, during Cowan's Auctions American History auction.