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MILITIA OVAL BREAST PLATE DUG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

MILITIA OVAL BREAST PLATE DUG IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Nice sheet brass oval militia breast plate. Item is slightly convex with a smooth brown patina throughout. Face is smooth with two tiny edge cracks. Reverse has two small spots of lead where fasteners… (1000-1347). Learn More »

SOUTH CAROLINA EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

SOUTH CAROLINA EMBROIDERED HAT INSIGNIA

The Palmetto tree was instantly recognizable as the insignia of South Carolina troops, a reminder of the resilience of Palmetto log fort defenses against British cannon in the Revolution. About two… (33-368). Learn More »

SILVER EMBROIDERED SOUTH CAROLINA HAT INSIGNIA

SILVER EMBROIDERED SOUTH CAROLINA HAT INSIGNIA

A very eye-catching South Carolina Palmetto tree hat insignia. This has just about all of its original silver on the embroidered dead-and-bright bullion and sequins that make up the tree. Just two… (33-367). Learn More »

ONE PIECE VIRGINIA BUTTON

ONE PIECE VIRGINIA BUTTON

Convex one-piece brass button with the Virginia coat of arms device on a plain field with Virtus’ spear shaft behind Tyranny’s head. Within a lined border around the coat of arms is “VIRGINIA”… (1000-1830). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE PERCUSSION CAP POUCH

CONFEDERATE PERCUSSION CAP POUCH

This is a nice example of a Confederate-made percussion cap pouch. In good condition, this pouch looks much like its northern counterpart.  The outer flap is in good condition with a crinkly surface.… (33-246). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE PERCUSSION CAP POUCH

CONFEDERATE PERCUSSION CAP POUCH

This is a nice example of a Confederate-made percussion cap pouch. In good condition, this pouch looks much like its northern counterpart.  The outer flap is in good condition with surface crazing.… (33-247). Learn More »

SOUTHERN MAIL ENVELOPE WITH CONFEDERATE POSTAGE

SOUTHERN MAIL ENVELOPE WITH CONFEDERATE POSTAGE

This is the envelope only (no letter) with Confederate postage. One light blue, 5 cent, Jeff Davis postage stamp is attached at the upper right corner. The stamp is un-cancelled as the cancellation… (1000-1416). Learn More »

SOUTHERN MAIL ENVELOPE WITH CONFEDERATE POSTAGE

SOUTHERN MAIL ENVELOPE WITH CONFEDERATE POSTAGE

This is the envelope only (no letter) with Confederate postage. One dark blue, 10 cent, Jeff Davis postage stamp is attached at the upper right corner. The stamp is un-cancelled.  Envelope is nicely… (1000-1415). Learn More »

FANTASTIC NAMED CONFEDERATE COTTON BELT - PUBLISHED IN BOOK ON CIVIL WAR RELICS

FANTASTIC NAMED CONFEDERATE COTTON BELT - PUBLISHED IN BOOK ON CIVIL WAR RELICS

This unique Confederate belt was published on page 228 of “THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF AMERICAN CIVIL WAR RELICS” by Stephen W. Sylvia and Michael J. O’Donnell in 1978. It was originally part of… (33-244). Learn More »

RARE CONFEDERATE SCHOOL BOOK, “OUR OWN SECOND READER”

RARE CONFEDERATE SCHOOL BOOK, “OUR OWN SECOND READER”

During the war, pro-Southern school books for children were published in the Confederate states. This book contains one hundred lessons. Each has a list of spelling words and a Christian based,… (1000-1620). Learn More »

RARE CONFEDERATE SCHOOL BOOK, “CHAUDRON’S SPELLING BOOK”, 1865

RARE CONFEDERATE SCHOOL BOOK, “CHAUDRON’S SPELLING BOOK”, 1865

During the war, pro-Southern school books for children were published in the Confederate states. Cover and title page read, “CHAUDRON’S SPELLING BOOK, CAREFULLY PREPARED FOR FAMILY AND SCHOOL USE,… (1000-1615). Learn More »

SLICE OF CONFEDERATE FLAG POLE FROM RICHMOND

SLICE OF CONFEDERATE FLAG POLE FROM RICHMOND

Here is a 3/8” thick slice of wood that measures 4 ¼” in diameter. Glued to one side is the remains of an old, printed label: “Richmond, Va., May 20, 1890. I, C.L. Parker, hereby cer[tify] that… (1030-324). Learn More »

THE [CONFEDERATE] VOLUNTEERS’ HANDBOOK

THE [CONFEDERATE] VOLUNTEERS’ HANDBOOK

By Capt. J.K. Lee, of the First Regiment of Virginia Volunteers. Published by West & Johnson, Richmond, VA, 1861. 96 pp., wraps, w/butternut cloth covers & period paper label taped to front… (1000-1638). Learn More »

PRIMARY BIBLE QUESTIONS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

PRIMARY BIBLE QUESTIONS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

By S. Root. Published by Franklin Steam Publishers House, J.J. Toon & Co., Atlanta. GA, 1864. 80 pp., wraps. Butternut cover, 4.5 x 6”. Exhibits light water staining, interior yellowing and… (1000-1646). Learn More »

RICHARDSON’S VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA ALMANAC, 1862

RICHARDSON’S VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA ALMANAC, 1862

Cover on this war era almanac reads, “FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1862, BEING THE SECOND AFTER BISSEXTILE OR LEAP YEAR, THE EIGHTY-SIXTH OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, AND THE FIRST OF THE SOUTHERN… (1000-1612). Learn More »

1863 COMPOSITION BOOK PRINTED IN NORTH CAROLINA

1863 COMPOSITION BOOK PRINTED IN NORTH CAROLINA

Hardcover book with printed cover and brown cloth spine. Covers are heavily worn with much of the printing rubbed off. Covers also have a good amount of surface dirt from age and storage. Full title… (1000-1621). Learn More »

1820 COPY OF “MILITARY LAWS” PRINTED IN RICHMOND

1820 COPY OF “MILITARY LAWS” PRINTED IN RICHMOND

Hardcover book with marbled covers and leather spine. Volume meas. approx. 4.25 x 7.00 inches and runs approx. 216 pages with index. The full title is “MILITARY LAWS: EXTRACTS FROM THE FEDERAL AND… (1000-1589). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CAP BOX WITH COMPANY LETTER “D” AND REPAIRED BELT LOOP

CONFEDERATE CAP BOX WITH COMPANY LETTER “D” AND REPAIRED BELT LOOP

Cap box has a somewhat stiff outer flap that is finished much like 1840 militia leather with a black oil type finish that shows some crazing. Attached to the outer flap is a false embroidered script… (1000-685). Learn More »

THE CONFEDERATE STATES ALMANAC…1865

THE CONFEDERATE STATES ALMANAC…1865

Compiled by H.C. Clarke. Published at Mobile, AL, 1864. [Parish & Willingham 1503]. Wraps, 1st twenty four pages un-paginated. Missing covers, and missing pages past page 94, plus concluding 2 ½… (1000-1639). Learn More »

1863 MESSAGE OF THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA AND ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTS

1863 MESSAGE OF THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA AND ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTS

Published by William F. Ritchie, Public Printer, Richmond VA, 1863. Various reports w/various paginations. Heavy brown card covers w/blue cloth spine & paper label (chipped). Exhibits cover scuffs… (1000-1631). Learn More »


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PAIR OF DIARIES IDENTIFIED TO 15TH CONNECTICUT SOLDIER

This pair of diaries was kept by Private Henry Denton Pardew of Company F, 15th Connecticut Volunteers. The first diary covers 1864 and the second 1865. Most entries are in period ink and are several sentences long while some of the entries near the… (846-197). Learn More »

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