FULL
SCREEN
     

Lot 191    

Relic of the Battle Flag of the 177th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
7/2/2015 - ONLINE American History - ends 7/13
Remnants of a silk flag. Includes some red and white threads, plus an approx. 1.5 x 1 in. piece of blue with two points of a gilt painted star on it. With typed card giving information about the service of the 117th OVI: Attached to the 2nd Brig., 3rd. Div., 23rd Army Corp, Army of the Ohio. Present at the Siege of Murfreesboro (Dec. 12, 1864), Capture of Wilmington, (Feb. 22, 1865), Surrender of Johnston's Army (26 April 1865), Occupation of Goldsboro & Raleigh, NC.

The 177th Ohio Vol. Infy. was formed in Oct. 1864 to serve for one year. It was sent to Nashville, then Tullahoma before being ordered to Murfreesboro, where it led the charge that drove the Confederates back capturing two pieces of artillery and 200 prisoners. After Hood was driven out of Tennessee, it was sent to Washington, then to Fort Fisher, North Carolina. It saw a number of engagements in the vicinity, before joining Sherman's army. It mustered out in June 1865.


Condition:  
Pieces of flag in shreds.
Sold: $300.00
Price includes
Buyer's Premium
      Ask a Question

All Images

Silver Gelatin Photographs of American Indians, Ca Late 19th-Early 20th Century
Lot # 435 - Silver Gelatin Photographs of American Indians, Ca Late 19th-Early 20th Century
Lot of two silver gelatin photographs of American Indians from the late 19th, early 20th century. The first photograph is of a family of Crow Indians. It measures 14 x 11 in. The second is a singular portrait of a Northern Plains Plateau Chief wearing ermine fur fringe with a horse tooth neckla... > Item Details
Civil War Ladder Badge, 122th Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Lot # 198 - Civil War Ladder Badge, 122th Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Co. H, 112th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Five-part ladder pin, with "T.W." scratched in the shield at the bottom. We do not find anyone with those initials in the roster of the 112th. Truman Woodruff died in 1862, Thomas White in 1863, and Thomas Wilson transferred to the 65th IL just four months a... > Item Details
CSA $100 Bill
Lot # 173 - CSA $100 Bill
CSA One Hundred Dollar bill ($100.00) issued from The Confederate States of America, Richmond, Virginia. Dated April 6th, 1863 and serial number 26646, serial letter D. This bill has Lucy Pickens in the center. There is a cameo of George W. Randolph on the right and a minuteman standing on the left.... > Item Details
Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Painting of Nathan Ford, Founder of Ogdenburg, New York
Lot # 24 - Sixth Plate Daguerreotype of a Painting of Nathan Ford, Founder of Ogdenburg, New York
Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painted portrait identified in pencil behind the plate: Nathan Ford the founder of Ogdensburgh / Taken from a painting in the possession of the Hasbrook family in Ogdensburgh / By Olds Daguerreotypist, April 7, 1852.  Craig's Daguerreian Registry indeed lists ... > Item Details
Civil War Lithographs Promoting Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloons, From the Morris Cooper Foote Collection
Lot # 186 - Civil War Lithographs Promoting Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloons, From the Morris Cooper Foote Collection
Lot of 2 chromolithographs referencing the "Cooper Shop Volunteer Refreshment Saloon" in Philadelphia. The first, as indicated by an accompanying inscription, was a gift presented to "Daniel A. Ferris by Archibald J. Fisher of Mill Bank, A Fellow Maker of Fine Jewelry" in 1862. The origina... > Item Details
Image of the Sternwheeler <i>Washington</i>
Lot # 379 - Image of the Sternwheeler Washington
8 x 10 in. Print from first half of the 20th century shows a triple-deck sternwheeler of later construction with "Washington" on the side of the pilot house. She appears to be primarily a passenger vessel, rather than the earlier mixed cargo and passenger vessels of a century earlier. We were unable... > Item Details
Early Copybooks with Math Problems, Plus
Lot # 313 - Early Copybooks with Math Problems, Plus
Lot of 5 items.Copybook with math and accounting rules and problems. Approx. 8 x 13 in. Covers and front pages identify the book to "Daniel Bruebaker, His Book." 1803-1804. No place indicated that is readily apparent. Full of math and accounting rules and exercises. These copybooks often also double... > Item Details
Daguerreotypes & Ambrotype of Painted Portraits of Distinguished Gentlemen, Group of Five
Lot # 46 - Daguerreotypes & Ambrotype of Painted Portraits of Distinguished Gentlemen, Group of Five
Lot of 5, including: quarter plate daguerreotype of a painted portrait of a gentleman, housed in a leather case with the gilt cover imprint of London photographer Paine / 5 Trinity Row, Upper St. / Islington; another quarter plate daguerreotype of a painted portrait of a gentleman, housed in a press... > Item Details
US Naval Chart of the Tour of Duty for the <i>USS Susquehanna</i>, Plus
Lot # 321 - US Naval Chart of the Tour of Duty for the USS Susquehanna, Plus
US Naval Chart of the Tour of Duty for the USS Susquehanna, 1865-1867. Chart is 24.5 x 28.5 in. on a woven paper that is translucent. (It feels like the "glassine" papers often seen as shipping dustjackets, but has a woven component.) There is some outlining along the coasts of various regions. Much... > Item Details
William Henry Harrison, Group of Campaign China
Lot # 272 - William Henry Harrison, Group of Campaign China
Lot of 4 William Henry Harrison 1840 campaign pieces featuring Harrison's North Bend, Ohio, cabin, the largest showing him plowing the land himself.  Blue plate and small blue dish both with maker's mark on underside, Columbian Star / 444 / Oct. 20th, 1840 / Jn' Ridgway.  Largest 10.25 in.... > Item Details
Quarter Plate and Sixth Plate Daguerreotypes of Painted Folk Art Portraits of Aged Women
Lot # 37 - Quarter Plate and Sixth Plate Daguerreotypes of Painted Folk Art Portraits of Aged Women
Lot of 4 daguerreotypes of painted portraits of women, including a quarter plate housed in a damaged half case and three sixth plate daguerreotypes housed in half cases.  The sixth plate with the large mat has a printed label under the plate for Studley & Gordon's Miniature Case, Boston... > Item Details
Five Ninth Plate Union Cases Featuring Various Figural Designs
Lot # 71 - Five Ninth Plate Union Cases Featuring Various Figural Designs
Lot of 5 ninth plate Union cases and one ninth plate daguerreotype.  Cases include: Mary and Her Little Lamb (Krainik-384), containing a ninth plate daguerreotype of a woman posed with a woven purse, identification on an inked note under the plate Mrs. J.G. Heald Sr.; Union Forever (Krainik-370... > Item Details
Group of Framed Engravings & Lithographs of Presidents Washington, Lincoln, & Grant with their Families, Plus
Lot # 279 - Group of Framed Engravings & Lithographs of Presidents Washington, Lincoln, & Grant with their Families, Plus
All four in oval frames approx. 12 x 14 in. All with the typical four clusters of fruits or flowers around the inner part of the frame, and a leaf or ribbon pattern around the outer part of the frame. Only the last does not have this second design.Grant Family, "from a photograph," Philadelphia: Joh... > Item Details
<i>The Geographical Catechism of Pennsylvania, and the Western States</i>
Lot # 339 - The Geographical Catechism of Pennsylvania, and the Western States
Rupp, I. Daniel. The Geographical Catechism of Pennsylvania, and the Western States: Designed as a Guide and Picket Companion, for Travellers and Emigrants, to Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Missouri; .... Philadelphia, New York, Pittsburg [sic], Cincinnati, Harrisburg, Steubenv... > Item Details
Seven Early Daguerreotypes
Lot # 41 - Seven Early Daguerreotypes
Lot of 7 early-to-mid 1840s sixth plate daguerreotypes.  All but one with early daguerreian era style mats and housed in simple leather cases. > Item Details
<i>Anno Regni Georgii II</i>, An Agreement with Seven of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina, for the Surrender of their Title and Interest...to His Majesty, 1729
Lot # 325 - Anno Regni Georgii II, An Agreement with Seven of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina, for the Surrender of their Title and Interest...to His Majesty, 1729
Anno Secundo Georgii II. Regis. An Act for establishing an Agreement with Seven of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina for the Surrender of their Title and Interest in that Province to His Majesty. London: Assigns of Henry Hills, His Majesty's Printer, 1729. 4to, self wraps, pp. 543-562.The Preamble t... > Item Details
Continental Congress of Workers and Farmers, Illustrated Broadside, <i>A Call to Action! To All Those Who Work</i>
Lot # 361 - Continental Congress of Workers and Farmers, Illustrated Broadside, A Call to Action! To All Those Who Work
8 x 12 in. illustrated broadside/circular from the National Committee of Correspondence and Action of the Continental Congress of Workers and Farmers, Chicago, IL, ca 1933, appealing to farmers, laborers, and "all those who work" to "Agitate! Educate! Organize!" for "Comfort, Security, and Happines... > Item Details
Mixed Lot of Stereoviews of U.S. Cities and Landscapes, Incl. Several Views of Washington, D.C.
Lot # 93 - Mixed Lot of Stereoviews of U.S. Cities and Landscapes, Incl. Several Views of Washington, D.C.
Lot of 103, including 102 stereoviews plus a ninth plate octagonal Union case containing a tintype of an unidentified man. Stereoviews include 41 Underwood & Underwood curved-mount views, mostly early 1900s Americas sites and scenes, but also including views of Pres. Taft at his desk and Pres... > Item Details
[Railroads - California] Three Alfred A. Hart CPRR Stereoviews of Hill Cuts
Lot # 389 - [Railroads - California] Three Alfred A. Hart CPRR Stereoviews of Hill Cuts
Lot of 3 Central Pacific Railroad stereoviews by Alfred A. Hart, Sacramento, Cal., titled in the recto margins: No. 59 - Hornet Hill Cut - west of Gold Run, 50 feet deep; No. 66 - Sandstone Cut near Alta; and No. 85 - Fort Point Cut, 70 feet deep, 600 feet long. > Item Details
Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Young Couple by Hesler's Gallery
Lot # 23 - Quarter Plate Daguerreotype of Young Couple by Hesler's Gallery
Quarter plate daguerreotype of a couple, housed in a leather push-button case with the pad imprint of Hesler's Metropolitan Gallery, Chicago.  Alexander Hesler (1825-1893) is noted for his portraits of Abraham Lincoln made in 1858 and 1860, which constitute the most famous and reproduced "beard... > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: