ITEM # DR64 U.S. Buckle Hooks. These are the arrow hook variant and are
in nice dug condition. They are often dug in C.S. camps and
are often the result of melting out plates for lead to field cast
bullets when ammunition is low. Unfortunately these were
dug in a Federal Camp near Fredericksburg, Va. Neat Relic !
ITEM # DR3 Schenkl Percussion Fuse. Fuse has nice threads, small dent on flange.
Recovered from Chesterfield Co, Va.
ITEM # DRI7 Large size Forked Tongue 'Wish Bone' Buckle. As dug, dirt covered
buckle with great eye appeal. No repairs, really nice looking
buckle. Recovered near Middle, Tennessee.
ITEM # DR76 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 # DR24 Dug U.S.Cavalry Spur. Nice dark patina with remnants of the Rowel.
Excavated 'Camp Stanly' Murfreesboro, TN.
ITEM # DR65 Brass Soldier's Wedding Band. This band was recovered from a
New York ' Camp near New Kent Court House, Va.
ITEM # DR39 U.S. Poncho Hook or Cape Clasp. Nice dug condition and still
retains it's iron hook. It is becoming very scarce to dig these
like this anymore. Dug Drewry's Bluff, Va.
ITEM # DR71 Artillery Cannon Primer. These neat little item's were used to fire
a cannon. Recovered near ( Parker's Battery ) Chesterfield, Va.
ITEM # DR2 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 # DR67 Engineer Dividers. This is one you don't see often and are in great
dug condition. Recovered near Brooke Station, Va.
ITEM # DR70 Large " Artillery " Style Bridle Rosette. These Rosettes where used by
Confederate Cavalry as well the Artillery. Lead filled back.
Excavated northern, Va.
ITEM # DR77 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 # DR66 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 # DR72 Confederate Iron Bayonet Scabbard Tip & Pack Hooks. Nice assortment
of C.S. items recovered from Jackson's Winter Camp at Clark's Mountain.
ITEM # DR47 Confederate Time Fuse Adapter For Rifled Projectile .
This one has a scratch down the threads but will not
interfere with inserting it into a shell . Nice Fuse !
ITEM # DR53 Early Rosette. Nice dug condition. Recovered
from Hanover Co, Va.
ITEM # DR60 Lock and Hammer assembly for the U.S.New Model Sharps Carbine.
Scarce Lockplate. Recovered west of Petersburg, Va.
ITEM # DR69 U.S. C.S. ' Clip Point ' Bowie. Large 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
excavated from Winchester, Va.
ITEM # DR62 Grouping of items dug in ( Trash Pits ) along the lines occupied by the
U.S. VI Corps during the siege of Petersburg, Va. Items consist of
one Fork, Eagle Infanrty Button, Pipe Bowl & Portion of Cap Box.
ITEM # DR32 Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate. Good looking plate with chocolate brown
patina, both hooks and no issues. The back has been coated with
polyurethane which seems to have been the norm with early hunters.
Dug in Stafford Co, Va.
ITEM # DR41 1859 Artillery Bridle Bit in great dug condition. This one has been
cut down an altered into a Short Bit. Likely done by a southern
trooper of the Confederate Cavalry. Dug near Brandy Station, Va.
ITEM # DR73 Decorative Tin. Plate appears to have been part of a Tobacco Tin.
Depicts Man & Goat scene. Neat Civil War item. This will display
nicely with a Sportsman button group.
ITEM # DR40 U.S.Cavalry ( Bit Boss ) or Rosette. Good dug condition. This one has
had the Tabs removed made into a Disc. Excavated Essex Co, Va.
ITEM # DR30 Belt Adjuster. These brass adjuster's were used with the
M-1851 Sword Belt Plates. There purpose was loosening
and tightening the belt. Excavated Chesterfield, Va.
ITEM # DR31 Candle Stick Holder. These holders would have been pushed into
the ground or driven into wood for lighting up a soldier's tent.
Much needed for camp life. Recovered near Antietam, Maryland.
ITEM # DR57 58 Cal. Springfield or Contract Musket Bayonet. Early pickup or barn find.
Bayonet has a very light rust look and still contains the Lock Ring & Screw.
Great condition. Out of a Northern Va, Estate.
ITEM # DR61 Parrott Time Fuse Adapter With Flange. Great condition.
ITEM # DR48 U.S. / C.S. Cavalry Stirrup. Ornate design and great dug condition.
Recovered near King & Queen Courthouse, Va.
ITEM # DR23 Confederate Copper Time Fuse Adapter for Rifled Projectiles.
Great condition. Excavated from Bermuda Hundred, Va.
ITEM # DR1 Spur Pieces. Two confederate spur legs one being from the
Richmond Arsenal Spur and portion of an early Colonial
style spur. All excavated by Bruce Deem near Richmond, Va.
ITEM # DR74 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
from a C.S. Camp in Louisa Co, Va.
ITEM # DR11 Richmond Arsenal C.S. Sword Belt Wreath. Great looking wreath without defects or repairs. Recovered from Dinwiddie Co, Va.
ITEM # DR52 1858 Smooth Side Canteen. Nice looking canteen with chain & stopper.
Canteen has some light service dings with missing strap and cover.
Overall great condition.
ITEM # DR50 Nice group of exploded Schenkl Shell Pieces.
Excavated from Bermuda Hundred, Va.
ITEM # DR15 C.S. Snake Buckle. British import by ' Isaacs Campbell ' of London. Smuggled through the Blockade for Confederate usage. Verbal
provenance of near Spring Hill, TN. Buckle does have some
ground action. Dug complete with no repairs.
ITEM # DR42 U.C.V. Confederate Reunion Medal. ( Macon Ga. ) 1912.
This one is missing the top bar.
ITEM # DR8 Regulation Company Letter 'E'. Nice dug condition without
breaks, bends or repairs. Recovered near Brooke Station.
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ITEM # DR75 Dug U.S. Cartridge Box Plate. Missing Hooks and has some
edge loss. Overall fair plate with great provenance. Dug on
the Sayler's Creek Battlefield by Lee Jackson 2017.
ITEM # DR43 Dug Colt Revolver Nipple Wrench. Fair dug condition.
This will look great displayed with a dug Revolver.
Recovered from Berkeley Plantation, Va.
ITEM # DR49 U.S.Colt 44 Cal. Revolver Pocket Mold. Nice mold with sprue cutter
in place. Iron construction, comes complete with Bullet and
Ball. Mold is unmarked. These large caliber molds are scarce.
ITEM # DR36 Hotchkiss Brass Fuse Adapter for Case Shot Shells. Great
fuse with perfect threads. Dug in Dinwiddie Co, Va.
ITEM # DR46 Schenkl Combination fuse. Great looking fuse dug and complete.
Nice addition to your dug Schenkl Shell or Artillery display.
ITEM # DR26 U.S.Cartridge Box Plate. Good looking plate with smooth
face , full lead back and both hooks. There is a very slight
curve on the left end. Recovered from Charles City, Va.
ITEM # DR59 Early Sportsman style Rosette. This one appears to have an Antelope Bust
on the front with lead field back and staple in place. Lots of silver wash.
Recovered from North Anna, Va.
ITEM # DR51 Confederate Saddle Shield. This is the style often found embossed
with the letters C.S. This one is unmarked. Recovered near the
Battle of Hatcher's Run. Dinwiddie Co, Va. Measures 2'' = 1 1/2''.
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ITEM # DR13 U.S. 1859 Horse Bridle Bit. This one appears to be an early Battlefield
pick-up and is in very fine condition. Nice patina on the bosses with
excellent metal throughout and bares the makers name. A. Barclay.
Alexander Barclay produced Bits & Spurs from 1842 until 1860.
ITEM # DR54 U.S. C.S. Cavalry Spur variant. Great looking spur with a really nice
woods dug dark green patina. Recovered from East Tennessee.
ITEM # DR37 U.S. Belt plate. Small size or ( Baby U.S. ) in good dug condition.
Buckle is missing one hook but overall nice shape. Recovered in
an 1864 camp at Bermuda Hundred, Va.
ITEM # DR44 U.S./C.S. 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 # DR78 Brass Stencils. Nice pair of Military Stencils. These would have
been used on Tents, Crates and other items needing to be
Identified. Excavated near White House Landing, Va.
ITEM # DR68 Federal Cavalry Bridle Rosette. Nice dug condition with lead back.
This one was dug in a Railroad Camp near Trevilian Station, Va.