Most used in the Civil War by Isaac Gillmor, Sergeant/1st Lieut in Iowa's 2nd Cavalry Company C.
"Gillmor, Isaac. (Veteran.) Age 26. Residence Allen's Grove, nativity Ireland. Enlisted Aug. 14, 1861, as Fifth Sergeant.
Mustered Sept. 1, 1861. Promoted Fourth Sergeant April 1, 1862; Commissary Sergeant Jan. 23, 1863; First Sergeant July 11, 1863
Re-enlisted and re-mustered March 1, 1864. Promoted First Lieutenant Nov. 27, 1864. Mustered out Sept. 19, 1865, Selma, Ala."
These Civil War items (Civil war sword, musket, leather ammunition pouch with powder horn and ammunition, and leather satchel)
are all from Isaac Gillmor.
The below listing provides a quick option potential viewers to see an easy list of material in the Kepner/Jensen auction.
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information on these items!
- Lot 294: Vintage lot of Ephemera , picture books, colortypes, etc. Includes Civil War book, also photo of Isaac Gillmor, original owner of Civil War sword, musket, pouch, and satchel, also on auction here.
- Lot 313: Antique Civil War Leather Pouch Part of Civil War artifacts originally owned by Isaac Gillmor, Sergeant/1st Lieut in Iowa's 2nd Cavalry Company C. .
- Lot 314: Antique Civil War NAMED Era U. S. Military Ammo Pouch & Accessories, Leather Powder Flask, Powder Horn, bullet maker, shot balls, & more. All items originally contained within this Union Civil War thick leather satchel, with "US" embossed on the front flap. An amazing piece of history. One of a group of Civil War artifacts originally owned by Isaac Gillmor, Sergeant/1st Lieut in Iowa's 2nd Cavalry Company C.
- Lot 315: H ELWELL/WARRANTED MARKED LONG RIFLE 1830s-40s THE CALIBER IS UNKNOWN , IRON IS BROWN RUSTY PATINA, H ELWELL / WARRENTED MARKING ON THE SIDE PLATE . THE BRASS ON THE STOCK HAS SLIGHT BEND BUT CAN BE FIXED. SIMILAR LONG GUNS HAVE BEEN SOLD AT AUCTION FOR $1600.00 OR MORE. Per family lore, this rifle was used in the Civil War by Isaac Gillmor, Sergeant/1st Lieut in Iowa's 2nd Cavalry Company C.
- Lot 316: Antique U.S. Cavalry Sword with Sheath Marked Originally owned by Isaac Gillmor, Sergeant/1st Lieut in Iowa's 2nd Cavalry Company C. Gillmor re-enlisted for the end of the Civil War, mustering out in Selma, Alabama, in September of 1865. See scan of tintype photograph of Isaac Gillmor, holding his sword.