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 # N126 U.S.Cavalry Hat Insignia. Great looking Insignia with a nice
dark dug patina and no repairs of any kind. Recovered
from the Battle of Malvern Hill, Va.
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 # 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 # N130 Confederate Iron Bayonet Scabbard Tip & Pack Hooks. Nice assortment
of C.S. items recovered from Jackson's Winter Camp at Clark's Mountain.
ITEM # N37 Pistol Powder Horn. Good condition Horn with hand carved stopper.
Many young confederates went off to war with these Horns.
ITEM # N77 U.C.V. Reunion Medal. Macon Georgia 1912. Great condition.
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 13.5 mm
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 # 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 # 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. Sweet !!!.
ITEM # N70 Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Great looking plate with solid back
and hooks. Early recovery from Malvern Hill, Va.
ITEM # N140 Large Broad Axe in excellent dug condition. These Colonial Style
Axes are becoming very hard to acquire anymore. Great for an
Indoor or Outdoor display.
ITEM # N139 C.S. Disc to the ( Richmond Arsenal ) Two Piece Sword Belt Buckle.
This one has had the Bar broken off and discarded. Recovered
from Charles City, Va.
ITEM # N38 Eagle Head Sword Pommel. These usually run from about 1812
to 1840s. Pommel is in great dug condition and will make a great
display piece. Dug in New Kent, Va by Denis Pemberton.
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 # 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 # 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 # 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 # N151 Engineer Dividers. This is one you don't see often and are in great
dug condition. Recovered near Brooke Station, Va.
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 Federal Hotchkiss Percussion Fuse. Fuse has some damage to
flange. Threads are good and can be inserted. Recovered from
Chesterfield 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 # 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 # 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 # N80 U.C.V. Badge. Birmingham 1916, 25th Reunion. Great condition.
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 rewraped 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.
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# N145 Musket Tompion. These were used to keep Dirt and Water out of
the Barrel. This one still hes remnants of the Cork. Recovered near Hatcher's Run, Va.
ITEM # N118 Austrian Gun Tool. Recovered near Fredericksburg, Va.
Nice dug condition.
ITEM # N148 Carbine Sling Buckle. Great looking ( Double Marked ) Buckle. Recovered
near Fredericksburg, Va this one has a stamp you can see from across
the room and a nice dug patina. Buckle is marked
( E.Gaylord Chicopee Mass & T.J.Shepard ).
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 # N147 Musket or Rifle Gun Wrench. I have been unable to find any info
on this piece however in my opinion and the opinion of others it is surely a Confederate Import. Recovered near
New Market, 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 # 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 # N111 Brass Soldier's Wedding Band. This band was recovered from a
New York ' Camp near New Kent Court House, Va.
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 # N150 Federal General Service Eagle Button. Button is really nice.
Recovered from a Federal Cavalry Camp in King William,Va.
Shipped in a Riker display case.
ITEM # N131 69 Cal. Confederate Gardner Bullet. These large confederate 2 ring
bullets are becoming very hard to get anymore. This one was
dug many years ago from the Valley.
$75.00 M&M 168
ITEM # N63 Artillery Cannon Primer. These neat little item's were used to fire
a cannon. Recovered near ( Parker's Battery ) Chesterfield, Va.
ITEM # N76 U.C.V. Reunion Badge. Houston Texas 1920. Nice condition.
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 # N125 D - Guard Bowie. Black Smith fashioned out of an early Saber Blade.
Measuring 22'' overall with an impressive 16'' Blade. Bowie has
great Eye - Appeal , Balance and Feel. Good construction and tight
in all areas. Wood Grip and Guard are in great condition as well as
overall appearance. Out of an early Orange Co, Va Collection.
ITEM # N146 C.S. Richmond Cavalry Spur. Great looking Spur with a dark green patina
and no breaks or repairs. Spur still has partial rowel remaining. These
spurs were likely produced by the Richmond Arsenal. Recovered near
Powhatan Station Relics
Specializing In Dug Civil War Artifacts 804-598-6991 firstname.lastname@example.org 804-382-2598
Site Update 05-23-18
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 # N79 U.C.V. Badge. Atlanta, Ga. 1919. Badge displays Gen. J.B.Gordon
on Horse. Great condition.
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 # N46 White Metal Parrott Percussion Fuse. This one is in great condition.
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 Federal Hotchkiss Percussion Fuse. This one is in nice shape
with good threads. Recovered from Chesterfield Co, Va.
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 # N42 Confederate ( Vicksburg Dug ) Sword Hook and Chain. Nice looking piece
measuring 15 '' in length and Iron construction that is in great shape.
ITEM # N117 Leather Punch or ' Tool ' used for field repair of leather items from Belts, Bridles
and most every other item needing repair. Tool is in great dug con -
dition. Recovered in the Winchester, Va area.
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 # 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 # 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 # 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 # 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 # N17 Schenkl Percussion Fuse. Fuse has nice threads, small dent on flange.
Recovered from Chesterfield Co, Va.
ITEM # N53 Lock and Hammer assembly for the New Model Sharps Carbine.
Scarce Lockplate. Recovered west of Petersburg, Va.
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 # N141 1/2 Inch Artillery Grape Shot. Recovered from the Battle of Sayler's Creek.
ITEM # N112 Token ' Thomas White 1863 ' 13 & 14 Abattoir Place, West 39th St. NY.
ITEM # N128 Pad Lock. Early lock in really nice condition. I have dug several of
these over the years but most not in this nice of condition. Very
light iron build-up and relatively smooth. Recovered from a
Federal Camp in New Kent Co, Va.
ITEM # N138 Neat relic here. Remnants of Eye Glasses and Case dug in the
Winchester, Va area.
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 # 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 # 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 # N104 Parrott White Metal Time Fuse Adapter.Good condition with
nice threads. Recoverey unknown.
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 # N149 4 LB. Solid Shot. Most of these shot will Pre-Date the war.
This one was recovered by Adam Bond in one of the late
war C.S. Retreat Camps in Chesterfield Co, 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 # 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.
Click Photo To Enlarge
Select Item's On This Page Have Been Reduced. Consignor Wants Them Gone.
All Offers Will Be Entertained
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.
ITEM # N115 C.S. Tongue for the Richmond Arsenal Sword Belt Buckle. Good looking tongue
with crude confederate workmanship. This one is often called the
( Bar Style ). Recovered near Brandy Station, Va.
ITEM # N136 Original U.S. Enlisted Man's Forage or Bummer's Cap. Kepi has insect
damage to the top. Chin Strap intact with General Service Side Buttons.
Stitching is good with pliable leather. Officer's False Embroider Artillery
Insignia is not original to the Cap, but an added addition. Nice looking
Original U.S.Kepi likely produced by Geo. Hoff & Co. Philada. Great cap
for under $3000.00
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 # 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 # N20 * Southern Cross Of Honor * Great condition with a nice aged
patina. Badge is unmarked. Attachment pin remains in place.
ITEM # N94 Early Sportsman Button. The face on this one depicts a Rooster and is
loaded with gold plate. Nice button with the scarce mark of
Firmin and Sons / 153 Strand / London.
ITEM # N129 Federal Shoulder Belt Plate, New York Coat Button and a
General Service Cuff Button displayed in a nice Wood Case.
These were recovered along the route of Gen.John Fosters
1862 Raid, Kinston,NC.
ITEM # N108 U.S. Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Great looking plate recovered many
years ago from the Battle Of Petersburg, Va. Nice Example.
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 # 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 Midlothian 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 # N27 Farmers' and Mechanics' Almanac for 1863
Good condition, the paper is pliable without flaking.
Does contain a few small edge folds.
ITEM # N2 Federal 1859 Cavalry Spur. Spur has damage to the right shank and
likely why discarded. Partial rowel intact. Overall good condition.
Recovered from the Seven Day's Battles. Henrico, Va.
ITEM # N143 1 3/4 Inch Artillery Grape Shot. Recovered from The Battle of Sayler's Creek.
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.
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 .
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 # N137 Frankford Arsenal 1864 5 Second Fuzes. Package is unopened
and in great condition.
ITEM # N86 Carbine Sling Snap Swivel. These were used by the cavalry to prevent
dropping and also aided in using there rifle's while on horseback.
This one is an early pickup or barn find. Great condition.
ITEM # N152 Federal Cavalry Bridle Rosette. Nice dug condition with lead back.
This one was dug in a Railroad Camp near Trevilian Station, Va.
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 # N142 1 1/4 Inch Artillery Grape Shot. Recovered from the Battle of Sayler's Creek.
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 # N134 Federal Sword Hook. Recovered near Gen.McClellan's
Headquarters in New Kent Co, Va. Nice dug condition.
ITEM #N144 Artillery Ball & Shell Fragments recovered from Sayler's Creek, Va.
Fragments measure about 3" to 4".
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 # N61 Confederate Cavalry Spur. Great looking spur dug in New Kent, Va
by Denis Pemberton. Spur has a nice green woods dug patina.