ITEM # N113 Excavated North Carolina Militia Button. Great button loaded with
silver wash. Button was recovered from a Confederate Picket Post
on the Black Water River. Southampton, Va. Shank is missing.
Many of these River Crossings were Picketed during the
( Siege Of Suffolk, 1863 ).
ITEM # N18 Early 1900s Reunion Photo of Captain Thomas W. Rice's Artillery Battery.
" Rice's Battery Tennessee Light Artillery ". Great Photo ready for framing.
Photo measures 9 3/4" = 8''.
ITEM # N65 Lock Plate. Small size Lock and Hammer likely off of a Side by Side Shotgun
or possibly an early Pistol. Lock measures 4 1/2'' in length. This would make
a nice addition to a dug Lock & Hammer display. Dug near Chester Station, Va.
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ITEM # N67 Springfield or Contract Musket Lock & Hammer Assembly.
Good looking Rifle Lock Plate in solid condition. This one
was dug near Charles City Court House, Va.
ITEM # N48 Snake Portion to an English Snake Buckle. I believe most of these
were imports for confederate usage but are known to have been
used by both armies. This one shows signs of heavy wear and is
the Single Head with scales pattern throughout. Nice condition.
ITEM # N5 Reunion Forrest's Cavalry Corps. Memphis,Tenn. 1901.
A pair of item's recovered from an old trunk of an estate
purchased by Reed Jackson. Consisting of a 1901
Forrest Cavalry Corps paper and a 1901 Confederate Reunion
Program from Memphis, Tenn. Framed and appears to be
in great condition.
ITEM # N120 U.S.Cartridge box Plate. Another nice plate with full lead back and smooth face.
This one is missing the iron hook's. Recovered from the Seven Day's Battle's by
ITEM # N56 Confederate Artillery Coat Button. Another great condition button
with nice eye appeal, defect free and no repairs. Button was
recovered from Caroline Co, Va in the 1960's.
$175.00 Reduced $149.00 23mm
ITEM # N45 1/6 Plate Ambro Type of what appears to be a U.S. Dragoon or Artilleryman in
Uniform with Shoulder Scales, Eagle Buckle and a Fat Colt in His Belt. One
bad looking cat. All appear to be in Good to Very Good condition.
ITEM # N80 U.C.V. Badge. Birmingham 1916, 25th Reunion. Great condition.
ITEM # N73 Confederate " Medium Size Wishbone " Frame Buckle. Another scarce
buckle and equally as rare as the Baby Frame. No defects or repairs
of any kind. Recovered from Fredericksburg, Va.
ITEM # N84 United States Artillery Rosette. This one is missing the staple.
Recovered near White House Landing, Va.
ITEM # N115 C.S. Tongue for the Two Piece Sword Belt Buckle. Good looking tongue
with crude confederate workmanship. This one is often called the
( Bar Style ). Recovered near Brandy Station, Va.
ITEM # N55 U.S. / C.S. Cavalry Stirrup. This one has great metal and is in super nice
condition. It has been cleaned and coated. Dug in Winchester, Va.
ITEM # N2 U.S. Artillery Hat Insignia. Excellent Example and dug.
This is the large pair of Cross Cannons and you surly
won't find them nicer. Recovered near Corinth, Miss.
ITEM # N91 Star with Star & Cresant Cape Pin & Chain. Nice condition without any problems.
I have seen very few of this style and is pictured in'' Stan Phillips Excavated
Artifacts'' This one is out of an early North Carolina Collection. Cape Chain
has great eye appeal and is an excellent example. Chain measures 10''.
ITEM # N92 1854 Austrian Lorenz Rifle Stock. Not the best of condition and
the Stock has been cut down but would look great with a relic
condition Barrel and Lock Assemble. Stock is OHIO marked.
ITEM # N53 Lock and Hammer assembly for the New Model Sharps Carbine.
Scarce Lockplate. Recovered west of Petersburg, Va.
ITEM # N88 Iron Stud U.S.Buckle. Scarce buckle and not encountered often.
Recovered near White House Landing,Va. Buckle has iron studs
full lead back and section of Belt Leather remaining. Nice !!.
ITEM # N66 58 Cal. Socket Bayonet. This one has been cut down for maybe
a digging tool or some other device. Just not sure. Dug in
the Winchester, Va area.
ITEM # N13 Ames Artillery Short Sword Dated 1835. This one has been altered
into a 15" Side Knife. The blade cut at 9'' has a great feel and
balance. This trooper surely had the baddest blade in camp.
Condition is excellent. What a piece for the weapons display.
ITEM # N36 U.S. C.S. Side Knife. Blacksmith made side knife with hardwood
handle and brass ferrule. Rasp teeth are still visible in the blade.
Knife is clean and likely an attic recovery.
Measuring 12'' overall with a 7'' blade.
ITEM # N76 U.C.V. Reunion Badge. Houston Texas 1920. Nice condition.
ITEM # N124 Cavalryman's Carbine Cleaning Brush. This one is missing the Felt
and Lanyard but a neat little dug item. Recovered from an 1864
U.S.Cavalry Camp in New Kent Co, Va.
ITEM # N34 Dug ( Fat Lady ) Curry Comb. This one is in good dug condition and
still has the manufacturers brass seal intact. Seal reads
( I.Carpenter, New York. #102 over the Eagle and Warranted below ).
Dug in Northern, Va.
ITEM # N85 Large Floral Cavalry Rosette. Recovered from a C.S.Cavalry camp located
near Brandy Station, Va. Rosette still has the staple in place.
ITEM # N14 Dug Cartridge Box Tin. This is in good dug condition with strong
metal and would be a nice complement to a weathered box.
Dug near Winchester, Va.
ITEM # N96 Model 1840 '' Wristbreaker '' Cavalry Saber By Horstmann & Sons Of Philadelphia.
Great looking sword with full length blade free of nicks and is the High Grade
Officer's style with original engraving on each side with extensive Floral & Patriotic
designs. The grip and wire are present but appear to have been rewrapped way
back during the war. About 90% of the leather is present and the ancient copper
wire wrap is still accounted for. The guard and pommel have a fine dark patina. It
is accompanied by the original scabbard that fits like a glove. There is a dent about
half way down the scabbard and the joint seam has separated slightly. This piece
has been carefully examined and is considered to be authentic in all regards.
$1,250.00 Reduced $995.00
ITEM # N105 Coin Silver 'I'D Shield.( Pvt. J. Good H Co 87th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry ).
John Good Enlisted Sept 19, 1861 in York Pennsylvania
at the age of 19. Discharged Oct 14, 1864 Expiration Of Term.
Noted Engagemants : Mine Run, Wilderness, Cold Harbor, Petersburg,
Winchester and others. Recovered by Robert Goodwyn in Petersburg, Va.
The attachment pin is missing. Post War info has not been pursued.
John Good survived the War for 3 years and would surly have stories to tell.
ITEM # N104 58 Cal. Bullet in Wood. 58 Caliber bullet in ( Heart Pine ) wood. Nice little display
item. Recovered near Chester Road, Va. 2nd Battle of Drewry's Bluff.
ITEM # N71 Scissor style pocket pistol ball mold. Mold is in relic condition
and appears to be about 44 Cal. Dug near Winchester, Va.
Mold comes complete with ball.
ITEM # N111 Brass Soldier's Wedding Band. This band was recovered from a
New York ' Camp near New Kent Court House, Va.
ITEM # N70 Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Great looking plate with solid back
and hooks. Early recovery from Malvern Hill, Va.
ITEM # N63 Artillery Cannon Primer. These neat little item's were used to fire
a cannon. Recovered near ( Parker's Battery ) Chesterfield, Va.
ITEM # N16 Federal Picket Pin. Good dug condition with minimal pitting to the metal.
This is the style with the fixed ring that will not move down the pin.
Recovered near Fredericksburg, Va.
ITEM # N97 U.S. Cavalryman's Boot Spur. Heavy cast spur with a stippled surface which
is not often seen and also carries the manufacturers or Inspectors stamp.
Great spur recovered from ( Camp Stanley, ) Tenn.
ITEM # N118 Austrian Gun Tool. Recovered near Fredericksburg, Va.
Nice dug condition.
ITEM # N17 C.D.V. Lieutenant Dan C. Jones of Captain Thomas W. Rice's Light Artillery Battery.
also know as ' Rice's Battery ' Tennessee Light Artillery under Nathan B. Forrest.
Gebhardt & Co. Memphis, Tenn. Great condition. Card measures 6 1/2'' = 4 1/2''.
ITEM # N82 Souvenir, State Encampment, Sons Of Veterans,
Waverly,N.Y. June 1896.
Nice Medal. Recovered from Petersburg, Va.
ITEM # N75 U.C.V Medal. 1906 New Orleans. Nice condition, missing pin.
ITEM # N57 North Carolina Militia Coat Button. Great eye appeal with lots of
silver wash and no monkey business. Dug in Fredericksburg, Va.
ITEM # N42 Large photo of Jesse D. Hall's family house with him and his wife
standing under the big oak tree at his Tennessee home. Jesse D.
Hall fought in the 7th Cavalry with Nathan Bedford Forrest. This
will make a nice addition to the relic room wall and is ready
for framing. Photo measures 12'' = 14''.
ITEM # N83 Regulation Company letter F. Great condition without breaks,cracks
or repairs. recovered near Fredericksburg, Va.
ITEM # N41 U.S. / C.S. Artillery Hammer. This is the short handle variant measuring
8 1/2'' overall and the style mostly dug in confederate sites. Nice condition
with moderate signs of use. Recovered near Trevilian Station, Va.
ITEM # N79 U.C.V. Badge. Atlanta, Ga. 1919. Badge displays Gen. J.B.Gordon
on Horse. Great condition.
ITEM # N116 Saddle Shield. ( 12 INCH SEAT ). Shield has it's share of bumps &
bruises but is in fair condition. Recovered along Lee's Retreat
to Amelia Court House, Va. 1865.
ITEM # N87 Virginia Style Tongue & Wreath Sword Belt Buckle.
Great looking buckle recovered from Brandy Station, Va.
Brandy Station or ' Fleetwood Hill ' was the largest cavalry
battle of the Civil War. Plate was dug together and is an
excellent example with matching patina and fit. It will be hard
to find one nicer.
ITEM # N119 U.S.Cartridge Box Plate. Nice excavated plate with full lead back and
both hooks .Recovered by Denis Pemberton at one of the
Seven Day's Battlefields.
ITEM # N86 Carbine Sling Snap Swivel. These were used by the cavalry to prvent
dropping and also aided in using there rifle's while on horseback.
This one is an early pickup or barn find. Great condition.
ITEM # N3 1864 Naval Watercap Fuse with ' N.Y ' Stamp. Uncommon fuse. N.Y.
representing 'New York Depot' scarcer example of this 1864 fuse.
Fuse has a small push to the top flange but nice condition.
ITEM # N107 Camp Fork. Early 2 prong style Mess Fork in great dug condition.
This one still retains a portion of the Bone Handles. Recovered
years ago near Brandy Station, Va.
ITEM # N77 U.C.V. Reunion Medal. Macon Georgia 1912. Great condition.
ITEM # N27 Farmers' and Mechanics' Almanac for 1863
Good condition, the paper is pliable without flaking.
Does contain a few small edge folds.
ITEM # N108 U.S. Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Great looking plate recovered many
years ago from the Battle Of Petersburg, Va. This one has been
left untouched. Super Example.
ITEM # N28 Starr Model 1858 Double Action Revolver. Original grips with inspector marks,
smooth working action and overall nice condition with a few minor dings from
service. Numbers do not match with the cylinder being of an earlier production
# of 14424. Great Civil War Revolver and priced right .
$995.00 Reduced $895.00 Hold
ITEM # N112 Token ' Thomas White 1863 ' 13 & 14 Abattoir Place, West 39th St. NY.
ITEM # N117 Leather Awl or ' Tool ' used for field repair of leather items from Belts, Bridles
and most every other item needing repair. Awl is in great dug con -
dition. Recovered in the Winchester, Va area.
ITEM # N23 Warman's Civil War Weapons by Graham Smith. 250 + pages
of Photo's & Information on weapons of the civil war. Book
is in excellent condition.
$30.00 Reduced $20.00
ITEM # N37 Pistol Powder Horn. Good condition Horn with hand carved stopper.
Many young confederates went off to war with these Horns.
ITEM # N10 31. Caliber Pistol Ball Pocket Mold. Early construction mold that I am
certain will predate the Civil War and may be as early as 1812.
Likely a barn recovery. Purchased out of an estate near the Valley.
ITEM # N47 " The Official Military Atlas Of The Civil War "
Over 1000 Maps, Drawings and Engravings. 396 Pages of Battle
Grounds. Troop Movement & Camps Sites. This book is a must
for the Historian or Artifacts Seeker. Book still retains it's cover
and both are in great condition. Book measures 16 1/2''- 13 1/2''.
ITEM # N90 Confederate Large Size ' Wishbone ' Belt Buckle. Also known as the
' Fork Tongue ' in excellent dug condition. Beautiful dark green
patina without defects or repairs of any kind. Great example dug
by David Manuel in Richmond, Va.
ITEM # N32 Federal Cavalry Spur. I have seen these spurs altered into many
different objects. This one appears to have been worked into a
( Pot Hook ) and was broken in the process . Both pieces were
dug in the same camp near Hopewell, Va.
ITEM # N38 Bullet in Wood. Great looking Mushroomed Three Ring Bullet in
Heart Pine Wood. Recovered from the Battle of Bentonville, NC.
ITEM # N101 Civil War ' U ' Rail. This piece of Railroad was recovered from the
Midlothian Coal Mines. This track carried coal along a spur line
to the Richmond & Danville R.R. which was then moved on to the
important ( Confederate Tredegar Iron Works ). Tredegar Produced
1,000 Cannons for the Confederacy as well as Armor Plating for the
Iron Clad Ships. The Midlothin Mines were one of the largest
suppliers of coal for these works and were guarded by the C.S.Troops
throughout the war. Great piece of History. Case measures 5'' x 8''.
ITEM # N81 U.C.V. Reunion Medal. Richmond 1922. Very Nice !!
ITEM # N39 1812 Officer's Artillery. Button is in outstanding condition without defects
or repairs of any kind. Coat size button and dug with shank. Sweet !!
Recovered from Trader's Hill.
ITEM # N123 Federal Cavalry Cast Brass Boot Spur. This one is in excellent dug condition
with great patina and rowel. Early dig but have no provenance. Great
ITEM # N26 '' C.S. Fighting Knife.'' Great looking Bone Handle Bowie in dug condition.
Knife has had light restoration to the Bone Handle to prevent movement
and is solid and sturdy. Bowie measures 15'' overall with a 9'' ' Clip Point '
Blade. Knife still retains it's Cross Guard & Ferrule. Verbal provenance is
recovered in the 1970s near Locust Grove, Va.
ITEM # N43 North Carolina Militia Coat Button. I will let this one do
the talking. Recovered from Shenandoah, Va. 2005
ITEM # N59 A.V.C. Militia Coat Button. Great condition with lots of gold wash. Problem free button with the scarce mark of ( Jas. Corning / Mobile ). James Conning
produced buttons from 1860 - 1861. This example has the misspelled Die
that reads ( Corning ). Great example and Southern Made.
ITEM # N95 BULLET IN WOOD or based on the size of this piece also referred to as
a War Log. Measuring 35'' x 5'' and has a Three Ring Bullet embedded
on the left side. Weather there are more has not been determined.
Mounted on the front of the wood reads ( Bullet Embedded In Section
Of Tree From The Wilderness Va Battlefield / May 5-6 1864. ) This item
is out of the Robert Jones Collection. MR. Jones is the Owner & Operater
of the ' Yankee Rebel Antiques ' and author of several Civil War Books
including ( The Civil War Soldier ) & ( The Civil War Canteen ) to mention
a few. You may surly want to check out his site.
ITEM # N109 New Hampshire Militia Cuff Button. Rare dug button in any size
or condition. This button is top of the line and you can't find a
nicer example. No defects of any kind. Recovered near Bermuda Hundred, Va.
ITEM # N114 Grouping of ( Union State Cuff Buttons ) One which appears to be a
Water Find. The others recovered near Berkeley Plantation, Va. All in
fair condition consisting of two Massachusetts & one Connecticut.
ITEM # N98 Confederate Sheet Brass ( Clip Corner ) Buckle. While not the most attractive
it is 100% all confederate. Plate was bent up when dug and has been
straightened by the digger. An authentic affordable C.S. Buckle. Recovered by
Adam Bond near Mechanicsville, Va.
ITEM # N44 ( Field Artillery Projectiles Of The American Civil War )
1993 Edition by Tom Dickey & Peter George
The Artillery Bible
Book is in used but great condition
ITEM # N78 Maryland Militia Coat button. Great button with the scarce * Canfield. Bro & Co. Baltimore *.
back mark. This button was crimped off center during production and has some slight
movement between the face and back. This is common with some manufacturers. Button
is solid and very hard to get.
ITEM # N35 1851 Federal Sword Belt Plate. Good looking plate with a nice touch
of Silver Wreath highlight to give it the look. I recovered this plate
in the spring of 2016 near Powhatan Court House, Va.
ITEM # N121 U.S.Shoulder Belt Plate. Excavated plate with both hooks ,full lead
back and no ground action. Recovered from the Seven Day's action.
ITEM # N20 * Southern Cross Of Honor * Great condition with a nice aged
patina. Badge is unmarked. Attachment pin remains in place.
ITEM # N1 U.S. / C.S. Side Knife. Nice looking Side Knife in dug condition. The
metal is strong and stable with even pitting. Knife is a spear point
blade measuring about 10 1/4 " overall with a 8" blade. Knife may
have had a (cross guard ) but is missing. Dug near Locust Grove, Va.
ITEM # N72 Confederate " Baby Size Wishbone " Frame Buckle. Scarce buckle, and great
dug patina. Recovered from a C.S. Infantry Camp in New Kent Co, Va.
No breaks or repairs
ITEM # N106 Confederate ( Georgia Frame ) Waist Belt Plate. Excellent condition plate with
great patina and no problems of any kind. This one has a nice green patina
and is a great example. Recovered from Middle Tennessee. Sweet !!!.
ITEM # N50 Lead ' field made ' Musket Nipple Protector.
Recovered from North Anna, Va.
ITEM # N62 Triple Marked Pistol Cartridge Box. Box has some flaking to the outer cover
but leather remains very pliable with tight stitching and rivets. This one is
marked ( J.Davy & Co Newark, N.J. T.J.Shepard and U.S. ) Nice Box.
ITEM # N110 Federal Cartridge Box Plate. Nice looking plate with most of the
lead back and still retains the attachment hooks. Plate has
some minor iron bleed threw on the S. Good plate recovered
a C.S. Camp in Louisa Co, Va.
ITEM # N54 69 Cal. Socket Bayonet. Great looking bayonet with very light
pitting and rust to the metal. Likely an early battlefield pickup
or barn recovery. Out of a Northern, Va Estate.
ITEM # N24 Pair of Artillery style Rosettes recovered near the ( East Battlefield
Gettysburg PA ) in 1968. Nice condition with lead filled backs and
still have the staples in place. Out of a Northern, Va Estate.
ITEM # N122 Federal Shoulder Belt Plate. Maker marked plate in great dug condition
with the mark of ( W.H.Smith Brooklyn ) . This one has been left dirt
covered as dug with both hooks and a deep legible mark.
ITEM # N94 Early Sportsman Button. The face on this one shows a Rooster and is
loaded with gold plate. Nice button with the scarce mark of
Firmin and Sons / 153 Strand / London.
ITEM # N89 V.M.I. Cadet. Coat size button with great detail and gilt high-lighting.
No defects or repairs and the best backmark in the business.
* Firmin & Sons / London *. I have seen more ( Wadhams & Webster )
than I have this one.
ITEM # N51 Springfield Musket Lock Plate. Nice condition Lock & Hammer
recovered off the Richmond Road in Amelia Co, Va.
Plate has been cleaned and coated ready for display.
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ITEM # N99 Musket Mainspring Vise. Vise was recovered from an early New York
camp near New Kent Court House, Va. These were issued and carried
by the Sergeant of the company. Vise is froze in place.
ITEM # N58 Confederate Infantry Script 'I' Button. Sweet example without repairs
of any kind. This is the small Kepi size button. Recovered from
North Anna, Va 2000. Backmark: ''Treble Rich / Standard''.
$200.00 Reduced $170.00 13mm
ITEM # N103 U.S. Lead Naval Canister. Lead Canister recovered from Point Of Rocks, Va.
This canister was fired from the Federal Gun Boats to the installations along
the Bluffs at Point Of Rocks. Recovered by Bruce Deem. Measures 1 1/2''.
ITEM # N22 This One Screams Confederate. Large dug ' Clip Point ' Bowie.
Large clip point blade with the look of being Blacksmith made.
Knife measures near 15" overall with a 9 1/2" blade. Brass
cross piece with an ornate style design. Bowie was recovered
from Winchester, Va.
ITEM # N102 Brass Pocket Pistol Mold. Nice ( Dug Condition ) Pistol mold in what
appears to be about 31 Cal. Untouched, Uncleaned, As dug, Double
Cavity Mold. Unsure if mold is marked. Recovered by Bruce Deem
in a camp near Charles City Court House, Va. This piece will make a
nice addition to a Dug Revolver display.
ITEM # N61 Federal Cavalry Picket Pin. There are several variants to these pins.
This is the style with the large loop and is full length. This one was
recovered near Winchester, Va.
ITEM # N100 Soldier Made Musket Nipple Protector. This is one of the nicer ones
I have seen. This one was made with a 58Cal. Three Ring Bullet.
Dug in a C.S. Camp near Hatcher's Run, Va.
ITEM # N68 Early Leather Shot Bag. This one is in fair condition. Not quite sure
when this bag will date but may have gone off to war with the
Family Squirrel Rifle. Bag still contains lead shot.
ITEM # N46 White Metal Parrott Percussion Fuse. This one is in great condition.