Antebellum Covers

Civil War Paper * Autographs * Images * Artifacts * Firearms * Edged Weapons

18th through early 20th Century

Historical American Paper Collectibles

P. O. Box 3494, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20885-3494

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July 11, 2014

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for many items under ID antebellumcovers (click underlined link)

including general orders, Confederate and Union documents, Civil War patriotic envelopes,

Paper Americana, US Postal History, US and Foreign Stamps, artifacts, and much more. 

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Original drawings, caricatures, and sketches drawn by Civil War soldiers (Union and Confederate)

for a new book.   I will purchase your items OR accept high resolution files (at least 300 DPI)

for consideration to be included in the book with appropriate attribution.

Early German covers postmarked Meiningen; also Meininger Beer advertising!

AND information, pictures, etc. on Christian Meininger, boot and shoe maker, Washington DC. 

His shop was at 2025 14th Street, NW and he made boots and shoes for President Theodore

Roosevelt as President.  Christian was our great grandfather!   He and the President were friends

 and rode their bikes together around Washington, DC and in Rock Creek Park. 

Waynesboro, PA covers and paper Americana in particular 1932 Yearbook of Waynesboro High School. 

My mom Dorothea Eichholz graduated in this year.  Plus any references to Henry Eichholz and Eichholz Flowers. 

He was our grandfather.    The florist business is still thriving today!


If you like A Cappella music, visit these websites  New album now available for $10 on ITunes! and

AND the latest





Many items are on display and for sale at Journey’s End Antiques located in

Town and Country Antiques Mall, (11:00 AM – 5:30 PM Tues-Sat)

206 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen, NC 28315  Contact Paul Brill  910-944-3359 (Shop) 910-638-4542 (Cell)


The Catalog of Union Civil War Patriotic Covers:  William R. Weiss, HB, 839 pp. 8.5x11,

superb reference book, 1995, only comprehensive work of its kind. 

Limited Edition!  Comes with a value guide.  Shipped book rate as it is quite heavy. Drop shipped from the publisher .

$115 includes shipping from the publisher.  One of our best sellers!


Abraham Lincoln –War Date Autograph Note Signed August 20, 1864 that states “I shall be glad if any Department or Bureau can give Mr. Waugh the desired clerkship, A. Lincoln Aug 20, 1864” Pic1 Pic2 Pic3 Pic4 $8450 Lincoln is responding to a letter received by Sec. of War Stanton on August 20, 1864 from Mr. Waugh in Georgetown DC stating that “…he is from Bainbridge Decatur County Georgia…is a refugee without means or employment…desires clerkship…” Overall frame is 17x29 inches, matted area about an inch smaller all around with 4 insets of engraving, legend, Lincoln’s ANS on back of letter, and laser copy of letter to which Lincoln is replying back to Stanton. This item is investment grade and of the highest quality. A similar ANS sold for over $16,000. It is interesting to note that Lincoln replied on the same day the letter was written so it must have been hand carried to Stanton from Georgetown. DC. This item is fantastic and ready to hang.



Ulysses S. Grant – War Date Autograph Letter Signed  One page, 7.75x9.75 inches, February 9, 1865.  Pic1  Pic2  Pic3  Pic4  Pic5  $4950   Grant writes from City Point, Virginia to Maj. Gen(s) Ord and Meade.  In full “City Point Va, Feb 9, 1865, I will leave here at 12 m. for Washington to remain absent four or five days unless sooner recalled.  Please inform Col. Bowers of all movements or changes so that he may keep me advised., U S Grant, Lt. Gen.”  He adds the word in upper left “Cipher” indicating letter was to be encoded before transmittal, also a pencil note upper right “11 am” in a different hand.  At bottom is a copy print of Grant and his two generals.  Details surrounding the date Grant wrote this letter are described in the Certificate of Authenticity.  Fabulously framed 16x21 inches and ready to hang.



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