Civil War, military items highlight Cohasco sale Jan. 31

Lot 7-1. Jeff Davis’ Number One Soldier. Carte of Confederate Gen. A. Sidney Johnston. Pleasing warm tones. Double gold-leaf ruled border. Shown in plain collar, without general officer’s stars. Trivial superficial wear, else fine. $130-160.

Cohasco, Inc., Document Preservation Center will hold an auction Jan. 31 in Yonkers, N.Y., featuring a special selection of Civil War and military items.

Items represent all 49 months of the war and the Confederate and Union.  Original documents, letters, books, photographs, General Orders, autographs and artifacts are up for bid. Plus postally-used Confederate and Union covers. Including significant rarities.

In addition, the 500-lot auction features: Wide assortment of original historical documents, manuscripts, rare books, newspapers, maps, prints, ephemera and collectibles in 30 fields of collecting: Americana, Black History, Exploration, Financial, Military and Naval, Numismatic, Philatelic, Old South archive, Political, Presidential, Colonial and Revolutionary War, World Wars I and II, and more.

Complete text of sale at

Bids may be placed now through Jan. 31, 2012, 8 p.m. Ph: 1-914-476-8500. E-mail:



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