Book Description: THE DEFINITIVE SOURCEBOOK TO ONE OF THE HOTTEST NEW AREAS OF COLLECTING--HEIRLOOMS FROM THE CIVIL WAR!-- COMPREHENSIVE. The Official Price Guide to Civil War Collectibles features updated price listings and current market values for thousands of Civil War items, including the maps and battlefield orders of President Lincoln, Confederate paper money and tokens, antebellum black memorabilia, civilian and military diaries, the uniforms and weapons of Confederate and Union officers and soldiers, advertising signs and trading cards, flags, sheet music, daguerreotypes, tintypes, photographs, personal papers, and much more! Plus sections on period glassware, textiles, paintings, and political memorabilia.-- SPECIAL FEATURES. Expanded section on Lincoln memorabilia, and brand-new sections on Civil War reenactments (including where to purchase reproductions of uniforms and firearms), historical sites, and battlefields (including POW prisons)--plus a comprehensive list of periodicals and organizations that specialize in the Civil War.-- CLEARLY ORGANIZED. This invaluable guide is arranged alphabetically by category and item for easy, effortless access. -- WRITTEN BY AN EXPERT. Richard Friz has been a collector of Civil War memorabilia for more than fifteen years. He writes articles for several national publications covering auctions and antiques and collectibles shows. He is the author of several popular House of Collectibles price guides, including World's Fair Collectibles and Political Memorabilia.-- FULLY ILLUSTRATED for fast, efficient identification.