ITEM # DR211 Late war buckle hooks. These buckles were often melted out
by the confederates for field casting bullets.
Recovered from Petersburg, Va.
ITEM # DR210 Enlisted Men's Boot Heel Plate. These were worn by the Infantry soldiers.
Recovered from Petersburg, Va.
ITEM # DR209 Fuse cap. Top reads ( J.P. SCHENKL. PAT OCT.16.1861 ).
Recovered North Anna. Va.
ITEM # DR208 Artillery grape shot. These were recovered from the Petersburg, Va. area.
ITEM # DR207 Springfield musket lock. Nice detailed lock plate recovered along
Lee's retreat through Farmville, Va. Tag reads High Bridge.
ITEM # DR206 ( Baby ) U.S. Buckle. This buckle is in good overall condition and
has one hook remaining. Recovered from Hanover, Va.
ITEM # DR205 31 Caliber Pistol Mold. This brass pocket mold has a great dug patina and
comes complete with bullet & ball. Recovered from Spotsylvania, Va.
ITEM # DR204 Infantrymen's boot heel plate. Iron construction, recovered from Petersburg, Va.
ITEM # DR203 Bullet and Cannon Ball fragment recovered from the
Petersburg battlefield ( private property ).
ITEM # DR202 Officers False Embroidered Infantry Horn. Excellent condition with
a nice dark patina. No defects or repairs. Very nice example.
ITEM # DR201 Civil War Bullet in wood. Recovered from Dinwiddie C.H. Va.
ITEM # DR200 Octagon style Boot Heel Plate. Recovered from Dinwiddie, Va.
This one is in excellent condition.
ITEM # DR199 Confederate sword hanger. This one has the iron ring.
Recovered from Northern, Va.
ITEM # DR198 Tintype of a Federal Cavalryman seated with full accoutrements.
The inner cloth is torn, hard case is in nice condition. 1/9 plate.
ITEM # DR197 Pewter Gun Flask. Early powder flask in nice condition
with the flying geese motif. Flask measures 6" tall.
ITEM # DR196 Entrenching or Camp Shovel. Hard to come by large item like
this anymore. Recovered from ( Camp Bartow ) West Virginia.
ITEM # DR195 Double end candle holder. These holders were designed to be use upright
in the ground or could be driven into a wall or plank. The spike is missing
on this one and most likely why discarded. A nice little relic. Tag reads
ITEM # DR194 U.S.Box Plate. This plate was picked up while doing yard excavation
work on the Sailors Creek Battlefield (private property).
ITEM#DR193 U.S.Carbine Sling Buckle & Belt Tip. I do not know that these were dug
together but are a very nice set. Recovered from New Kent Co, Va.
ITEM # DR192 Musket Hammer recovered from the camps near New Kent, C.H.
ITEM # DR187 Nice pair of large brass keys on an iron ring. These were recovered
from the Midlothian Coal Mines in Chesterfield, Va.
Keys measure 4 1/2'' in length.
ITEM # DR185 Regimental number 1. This is the small size number recovered near
Fredericksburg, Va. Number measures 5/8" tall.
ITEM # DR184 Stamped Brass Belt Plate. Plate is in overall good condition. Appears
to have been repaired by the digger where hit or may have been
folded on the corner when dug. Recovered from Hanover, Va. This is
the smaller size plate measuring 2"/3". Kerksis #224. This plate has
a rarity of 7 and is seldom seen excavated.
ITEM # DR183 Regimental number zero. Nice condition, recovered from Brooks Station,Va.
Number measures 5/8'' tall.
ITEM # DR182 Company Letter B. This is the smaller size. Recovered from Brooks Station,Va.
Letter measures 5/8'' tall.
ITEM # DR178 Canteen neck and stopper. This piece was recovered from
Hanover, Va. The cork is missing from the stopper.
ITEM # DR173 Large portion of an 1860 Union Cavalry Saber Scabbard.This piece was
recovered from Hanover C.H. Va. There is a small hole where either
hit by the digger or flaking rust. It has been cleaned,coated and
appears to be very solid. A nice dug artifact.
ITEM # DRI72 Heart heel plate. This is the smaller size plate. This one is marked 11/2.
Recovered from Dinwiddie, Va.
ITEM # DR171 Nice heavy large size Heart heel plate. Condition is perfect.
Recovered from Amelia, Va.
ITEM # DR170 Shoulder Belt Plate. Plate is in very nice condition and carries the mark of
W.H.Smith Brooklen. Recovered from Eastern, Va. Plate has full lead
back and both hooks.
ITEM # DR168 Large Brass Chain Bit. These were used by the C.S. & U.S. cavalry.
This one is heavier than most I have had and measures 8".
Recovered from Hanover, Va.
ITEM # DR167 Small Broad Axe recovered from Chesterfield Co,Va.
Measures 5" / 6"
ITEM # DR166 Relic grouping of artifacts recovered from camps and battlefields
of the Civil War. These items consist of ( Soldiers Pocket Knife,
Shell Fragment,Carbine Bullet,Carbine Case,Jews Harp,Barrel
Spigot,Thimble,Clay Pipe,Tent Gromet,Heel Plate,Toe Tap,1/3
Of An Eagle Breast Plate,Eagle Button,Blanket Roll Buckle,
Canteen Stopper Pull and Spout,Trigger Guard and Spencer
Carbine Bullet. Recovered from Richmond and Petersburg, Va.
ITEM # DR165 Early Sash Buckle. This confederate used sash buckle is in very nice
condition and has some gold gilt remaining. Verbal provenance on
this one is Hanover,Va.Variants of this buckle can be seen on P.55
of ( Excavated Artifacts from Battlefields and Campsites of the Civil War ).
By Stanley Phillips. Buckle measures 3 1/2 - 2 1/4.
ITEM # DR163 1/4 Plate tintype photo of a young union soldier. Wearing full accoutrements
and gear. Notice the upside down U.S.Buckle he is wearing. Great tintype in
great condition with a nice patriotic backdrop.
ITEM # DR157 Regimental number 1 in nice condition. No breaks or repairs.
Recovered near New kent C.H. Stamped brass construction.
Number measures 1'' tall.
ITEM # DR156 Very nice Saddle Shield (11 inch seat ). Recovered from near Fredericksburg,Va.
ITEM # DR155 Company Letter A. No breaks or repairs. Recovered from the camps
near New Kent C H.Va. Letter is 1'' tall.
ITEM # DR153 Colt Gun Wrench. This wrench was recovered from Berkley Plantation,Va.
ITEM # DR152 RARE Medium size fork tongue ( Wish Bone ) Buckle. This buckle has a
green dug patina without defects or repairs. Rarer than the so called
Baby Fork Tongue in my opinion. This one was recovered from
Fredericksburg, Va. A must have for any collection.
ITEM # DR151 Harpers Weekly News Journal. This paper is in very nice condition.
Dated November 30, 1861. The front page reveals the portrait of
Major.General Halleck, U.S.A. Commanding the Army in Missouri.
Excellent example of a 150 year old news letter.
ITEM # DR149 U.S. Plate with strong hooks. There is some light rust to the front.
Recovered from the Confederate Howlett Line Defences in
ITEM # DR148 Carbine sling buckle belt tip. Notice there are only three attachments. Some say
Early and some say Confederate. I do know it is the only one that I have seen in
over twenty years of digging & collecting. Recovered from Richmond,Va. The
U.S. example on the bottom is for comparison only.
ITEM # DR146 Hotchkiss brass time fuse with flange. Nice condition
Recovered from Richmond,Va.
ITEM # DR145 Here is one for the ladies. Early sidesaddle stirrup. Looks to be hand forged
construction and I believe will pre-date the Civil War..
ITEM # DR144 Ambrotype of a Federal Dragoon soldier in uniform wearing his Eagle Buckle
and a fat Colt pistol in his belt. This is one Bad looking cat. Case and
image are in very nice condition. Image was hard to photograph and looks
much nicer in hand.
ITEM # DR142 Miniature tintype of Confederate soldier wearing kepi and coat witch appears
to be in uniform. Set in a nice Gutta-Percha Oreo style case. Both in excellent
condition. Case measures 68mm.
ITEM # DR141 Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Flawless example. Smooth front and back with
strong rust free hooks. Hard to get one nicer than this. Excellent plate.
Recovered from Dinwiddie C.H. in the 1960s.
ITEM # DR138 Dug Tompion with excellent patina and has some of the cork
remaining. Used to keep debris out of the barrel. Recovered
from Wilderness Battlefield private property.
ITEM # DR136 Large size English Snake Buckle. This one is very nice with a light green
patina, no defects or repairs. This is the style run through the blockade
for Confederate usage, made by ( Issacs and Campbell ) of England.
Recovered from Bovina, Mississippi.
ITEM # DR129 Jeff Davis Hat Pin. This piece is in fairly good condition only missing some
of the arrows and has a nice dug patina. Recovered from Middle,Tn.
ITEM # DR128 Cavalry Picket Pin. This pin is in super nice condition and is one of the best
that I have seen. Early find with excellent metal. Dug near Murfreesboro,Tn
ITEM # DR127 Bullet in wood. Recovered from the Chamberlains Bed Battlefield
near Dinwiddie Court House, Va. Action of March 31,1865.
ITEM # DR126 Regiment #8. This is the large size number. Recovered from
Berkley Plantation. There was some glue added to the back
for strength. Number is solid.
ITEM # DR125 Die Cast Civil War Mortar Souvenir
ITEM # DR124 Die Cast Civil War Cannon Souvenir
ITEM # DR119 20lb. U.S. Parrott Chilled Nose Bolt.This is a very nice Parrott Bolt.
Recovered from the Battle of Kennesaw Mt,Ga. June 27 1864.
Shell has been disarmed and cleaned.
ITEM # DR117 Excellent dug 12lb C.S. solid shot. This ball has very light pitting. Recovered
from the Battle Of Hanover Court House ( Slash Church ) May-27-1862.
ITEM # DR116 Snake to an English snake buckle. Still shows some of the silver wash.
Recovered from Nottoway,Va. Snake measures 1 1/4 - 3/4.
ITEM # DR114 Rare Iron Stud U.S.Buckle. These buckles are very scarce to find.
This one is in very nice condition. The buckle was over cleaned in
my opinion but does not take away from it's rarity. Recovered
from Hanover Co,Va.
ITEM # DR113 Shoulder Belt Plate. This one is battle weary with slight bends & cracks,missing
hooks but not a bad plate overall and carries the mark of W.H.Smith.
ITEM # DR112 U.S.Box Plate. Nice looking plate with a smooth brown patina and both
hooks.There is a very light curve on the edge right of the S.
Recovered from Northern,Va.
ITEM # DR106 Rifle Butt Plate. This one is constructed of iron and is in excellent
condition. Cleaned,coated and ready for display. Contains both
hold down screws. Recovered from New Kent Court House,Va.
ITEM # DR104 Springfield lock in really nice condition. This rifle lock-plate has
been cleaned and coated and is ready for display. Recovered
from the Walthal,Va. area.
ITEM # DR90 Aqua civil war ink well. Marked open pontil style with no chips or breaks.
Recovered from Fredericksburg,Va.
ITEM # DR87 Company letter K with a nice dug patina, no breaks or repairs. Recovered
near Fredericksburg,Va. These are one of the hardest to recover due to
being very easly broken.
ITEM # DR86 Star & Cresent cape pin.This pin is in excellent condition.
I have no recovery location on this piece.
ITEM # DR82 Nice cannon primer recovered from near Stones River Battlefield.
ITEM # DR80 Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate recovered from Henrico Co,Va. Plate is
ITEM # DR72 Triple Marked Pistol Cartridge box.This box is in overall nice condition.
All stitching and rivets are tight with minimal flaking. Cover is marked
( T.J.Shepard, J.Davy & Co Newark N.J. and U.S.).
ITEM # DR62 12# Solid Shot ball with good iron and very light pitting. A mold
sprue can be seen on the ball. Recovered within the city limits of
Richmond,Va. Ball has been cleaned and painted.
ITEM # DR48 Cavalry curb bit recovered from Winchester,Va. These
were standard issue for the cavalry.
ITEM # DR46 Early dug bridle rosette recovered from New Kent,Va.
ITEM # DR42 This eagle shoulder belt plate has a nice smooth brown patina and
solid back without hooks.recovered from the Atlanta Campaign.
ITEM # DR36 Federal Carbine Sling Buckle and belt tip in nice condition
recovered from Charles City,Va. Buckle and tip were dug
seperately but are a good match.
ITEM # DR33 'I' find this to be an interesting piece. Early stove door most likely
late 1800s with Officers Hat & Cross Sabers motif. There is also
a set of Sabers across the top. I assume NEW-LEE is an updated
model of an earlier LEE Stove. Recovered near Powhatan,Va.
This piece will make an excellent addition to the fire-place mantel.
Door measures 15 / 6 inches.
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