In the midst of wartime conflicts and during recovery from the wounds of war, military servicemen of the 18th and 19th centuries skillfully transformed worn-out military uniforms and blankets into quilts. An exhibition of such quilts opens Sept. 6 in New York.
A sword presented to a Civil War foot officer in 1862 was the top lot of a June 21 online estate auction presented by Everything But the House.
A U.S. flag, with a remarkable and historic provenance, sold for $55,000 during Heritage Auctions' June 11 Arms & Armor, Civil Ear & Militaria Auction.
A Colt revolver dating to the era of Custer, and a serial number with ties to the 7th Cavalry, is one of the historic lots coming to auction May 22.
An American flag recovered by a boatswain aboard a US Navy vessel during the D-Day invasion is starring in the Jan. 28 auction at Milestone Auctions.
Classic guitars and other instruments, along with antique and vintage cars, Civil War Tokens, and fine and decorative art will be brought to auction by J. Levine Auctions, Oct. 27-29.
Nearly 870 lots of historically significant objects relating to the life of President Abraham Lincoln debuts Sept. 17 in Heritage Auctions’ Lincoln and His Times auction.
An intricately designed Civil War sword, presented to Brigadier General Eli Huston Murray and possessing a unique provenance, is coming to auction July 28-30, during J. Levine Auction & Appraisal's sale.
This coming April 12 is the 155th anniversary of the start of the War Between the States. In the most current Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Karen Knapstein examines some of the lesser known facts and artifacts of the American Civil War.