Large lot of items attributed to Major H.H. Sargent, Major 2nd U.S. Cavalry. Sargent’s service includes the following; United States Military Academy at West Point Class of 83, 2st Lt 2nd US Cavalry June 1883, 1st Lt 2nd US Cavalry June 1890, Colonel 5th USVs Philippine service 1898, Lt Colonel 29th USV Infantry 1899, Captain 2nd US Cavalry 1899. The lot includes; 1. Sargent’s original Presidential appointment signed by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1909. Very nice condition, framed 16 x 20 inches. 2. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inch Cabinet Card of Sargent as 1st Lt 2nd US Cavalry. Super condition. 3. Large framed photograph of Sargent in 1909 in full dress uniform and wearing his Philippine Campaign medal. 11 x 14 inches, great condition. 4. Two mounted large photographs taken in the Philippines (Santiago, PI) as Colonel of the 5th USVs. One on horseback, the other with the officers of the Regiment. Each photo measures 10 x 12 inches and are in above average condition. 5. Large framed roll photograph taken at Fort Des Moines of the 2nd US Cavalry in formation in 1908. Sargent was a Captain at that time. Nice clear photo, great contrast. Frame, 12 x 29 inches. LAYAWAY TERMS AVAILABLE
Nicely shrunk wrapped patriotic lithograph pair, dated 1903. Each or 17 by 20 1/2 inches. Going to War, Home from the War. Nice bright colors for your collection room.
2 Spanish American War views. 1. Transport Pennsylvania underway for Manila, 2. Montana Regiment sailing for Manila (on the Pennsylvania)
Rare, original large 7 by 10 photo mounted on a 13 by 11 cardstock. A glimpse of seaman handling a 3 inch rifle. Just a little light, but also very old. A little extra postage required for packaging.
2 Celluloid Pin Back. celluloid is 98%, no foxing on the obverse. Paper insert present, foxing as shown, strong pin. 3. Photo taken in Manila; 2 1/2 by 4 inches. 4, the gem of the lot; Scarce Lapel pin for Co. G. 1st Reg N.V.I. 1898 1899. Enamel is 100% and the color is great, retains fastening screw on the reverse.
Only the second such document I have handled in 40 years of collecting. Large size, 19 by 22 inch suitable for framing. In original mailing tube. A Silver Star for Gallantry document mailed to Michael Shanahan, Veterans Home, Napa Co, California, on Approximately April 1, 1927. Shanahan was serving as a private in Company H, 34th US Volunteers. Description of action; In pursuit of superior forces of the enemy under the Insurgent General Tinio in Norther Luzon Philippine Islands, December 4-18, 1899, while serving as a Private in Company H, 34 United States Volunteer Infantry Award was made March 10, 1927, signed by Secretary of War, Dwight Davis. Great condition. Tube even has survived. Recipient did not receive an actual medal but rather was entitled to place a small silver star silver pin directly on to his Philippine Congressional or Philippine Campaign ribbon.
Small pile of 10th Pennsylvania Volunteers items from the Spanish American War. 1. Theatre used, combat pair of worn leggings nicely marked to the soldier; McKenna Company C. Paperwork including; 2. Last Man Association 1958 reunion brochure/roster of attendees and 3. actual press photos of the veterans. 4. Colorful 50th anniversary history and Roster of the 10th printed in 1948. Extra nice volume. 5. Plus “The Fighting Tenth” unit history printed in 1899. Photos should show it all.