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EXTREMELY RARE CONFEDERATE RUSHTON BOLT

EXTREMELY RARE CONFEDERATE RUSHTON BOLT

This iron bolt meas. approx. 2.25 inches in diameter. The surface is smooth and lightly discolored. There are two deep horizontal grooves cut into the iron and the base is slightly concave. The nose… (727-367). Learn More »

BRITISH 3.5 BRITTEN SHELL WITH FUSE

BRITISH 3.5 BRITTEN SHELL WITH FUSE

The body of this shell is in good cleaned condition with a smooth surface. The base of the shell is covered by a lead cup sabot. The sabot has 7 lands and grooves from having been fired. In the nose… (727-186). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3.3 INCH READ SHELL WITH HIGH BAND SABOT

CONFEDERATE 3.3 INCH READ SHELL WITH HIGH BAND SABOT

The body of this shell is severely pitted throughout but has kept its shape. The upper bourrelet has faded some but is still visible. The nose still retains the copper fuse plug which is in good… (727-109). Learn More »

PATTERN 1851 OFFICERS EAGLE I CUFF SIZE BUTTON FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

PATTERN 1851 OFFICERS EAGLE I CUFF SIZE BUTTON FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Excavated example of an officer’s eagle I cuff button, recovered on Culp’s Hill by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family collection. The obverse side of this specimen… (173-513). Learn More »

$28.00
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U.S. ENLISTED MAN’S CUFF BUTTON FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

U.S. ENLISTED MAN’S CUFF BUTTON FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Excavated example of a Union enlisted man’s cuff size button in 14mm. These size versions were used on garments such as, Frock coat sleeves, Shell jackets, Vests, and side buttons on fatigue hats… (173-514). Learn More »

$28.00
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INFANTRY “I” EAGLE BUTTON FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

INFANTRY “I” EAGLE BUTTON FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

General Service Eagle “I” button recovered on Culp’s Hill by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the Rosensteel family collection. The face of this button has a nice light green patina… (173-517). Learn More »

$28.00
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LEAD CONFEDERATE CASE SHOT BALL - SHIELDS MUSEUM, GETTYSBURG

LEAD CONFEDERATE CASE SHOT BALL - SHIELDS MUSEUM, GETTYSBURG

Large lead case shot ball that meas. approx. 1.00 inch across. This item is from the well-known and long defunct Shields’s Museum of Gettysburg artifacts. The museum building stood along Route 30… (R20188). Learn More »

US/CS GRAPESHOT BALL

US/CS GRAPESHOT BALL

Iron ball which meas. approx. 2.00 inches across and has light surface rust and about 50% of the original finish. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON… (727-145). Learn More »

$22.00
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US/CS GRAPESHOT BALL

US/CS GRAPESHOT BALL

Iron ball which meas. approx. 1.75 inches across and has light surface rust and pitting throughout. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (727-145A). Learn More »

$22.00
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RARE, EXCAVATED, CONFEDERATE 3” ARCHER BOLT

RARE, EXCAVATED, CONFEDERATE 3” ARCHER BOLT

Here is an excavated, seldom-seen Civil War Confederate 3” field artillery projectile commonly referred to as an Archer Bolt. The design was likely produced by Dr. Robert Archer a partner of Joseph… (R19321). Learn More »

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP

The face of this Pattern 1839 oval cartridge plate has a nice dark patina with light scattered discoloration. The upper edge of the plate just above the letter “S” has what looks to be some thin… (R19910). Learn More »

US MODEL 1841 MISSISSIPPI MUSKET TOOL FROM GETTYSBURG

US MODEL 1841 MISSISSIPPI MUSKET TOOL FROM GETTYSBURG

The tool is complete but being made of iron it has rusted throughout. Both blades are complete in length and the box wrench end has a small chip out of one edge. This item was found by the late John… (173-695). Learn More »

$30.00
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WILLIAMS CLEANER TYPE II BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

WILLIAMS CLEANER TYPE II BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG

Bullet is in very nice dropped condition with the cleaning disk still in place at bottom. This item was found by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the well-known Rosensteel family collection… (173-709). Learn More »

$10.00
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POCKET KNIFE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

POCKET KNIFE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

The knife is closed within its brass handle. The handle meas. approx. 3.00 inches long. There is a maker’s name stamped into the side of the handle but the discoloration on the surface makes it hard… (173-693). Learn More »

$18.00
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IRON CANISTER BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

IRON CANISTER BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

This iron canister ball meas. approx. 1.00 inch across. This item was found by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the well-known Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts. … (173-702). Learn More »

BOX OF RELICS FROM EAST CAVALRY FIELD GETTYSBURG-GEISELMAN COLLECTION

BOX OF RELICS FROM EAST CAVALRY FIELD GETTYSBURG-GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This box contains items recovered from East Cavalry Field and was once part of the famous John Geiselman collection of Gettysburg artifacts. The items are the following:   2 horse shoes 2 whole… (173-1070). Learn More »

US M1863 CAVALRY BIT RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

US M1863 CAVALRY BIT RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Recovered east of the Stone Wall in the Wheatfield, this specimen was part of the well-known Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts and was originally found by the late John Cullison… (173-1099). Learn More »

INFANTRY HAT OR CAP INSIGNIA FROM FREDERICKSBURG CAMP

INFANTRY HAT OR CAP INSIGNIA FROM FREDERICKSBURG CAMP

This stamped brass Infantry hunting horn insignia is complete except for a small piece of the loop. The mouth piece is present but bent. There are no loops present on the back. The surface of the… (R19594). Learn More »

FRAGMENT OF 3-INCH SCHENKL SHELL FROM THE ROSE FARM, GETTYSBURG - ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

FRAGMENT OF 3-INCH SCHENKL SHELL FROM THE ROSE FARM, GETTYSBURG - ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

This is a piece of the narrow base section of a 3-inch Schenkl case shot shell. The fragment is the solid knob found in this base area exhibiting the bottom of the bursting chamber with a case shot… (173-1265). Learn More »

$67.50
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AUSTRIAN MUSKET TOOL FROM THE ROSE FARM, GETTYSBURG - ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

AUSTRIAN MUSKET TOOL FROM THE ROSE FARM, GETTYSBURG - ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

This is a “Y” shaped tool with a screw driver blade, a punch and nipple wrench. The item is covered in rust but would clean up if done properly. Despite the rust the item is solid. This item was… (173-1231). Learn More »

RELIC COLT M1855 ROOT REVOLVER

RELIC COLT M1855 ROOT REVOLVER

Recovered at “Varina” Plantation, VA. Side hammer revolver intact, missing only its grips. Plum colored rust patina, with clear lacquer finish to one side, but no flaking. Attractive relic display… (R19679). Learn More »

“VIRGINIA PATTERN” CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ SHELL

“VIRGINIA PATTERN” CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ SHELL

The body of this shell has heavy to severe pitting with some material loss but its shape is true to the pattern and both the upper and lower bourrelets are visible despite some scale type rust. The… (727-104). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH BROUN SHELL FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH BROUN SHELL FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

This shell is in very good fired condition. The iron surfaces are mostly smooth with light scattered pitting that gets a little heavier on the nose. The single bourrelet at the base of the nose is… (727-331). Learn More »

3-INCH SHELL OF THE ABSTERDAM PATTERN

3-INCH SHELL OF THE ABSTERDAM PATTERN

Very nice conditioned shell in unfired condition. The body is clean and smooth as are the upper and lower lead sabots. The bottom of the sabot is nicely stamped with “PATENTED & CO AUGUST 12,… (727-187). Learn More »

RARE BRITISH 1.7-INCH “BABY” WHITWORTH SHELL

RARE BRITISH 1.7-INCH “BABY” WHITWORTH SHELL

This shell was patented in England by James Whitworth on April 23, 1855. The surface of this shell is smooth and clean with some original paint remaining in spots. There is a small number “196” in… (727-81). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG

Laid flat on a desk this plate is slightly concave. The face has a light coat of white discoloration but the “US” at center can clearly be seen. There is some loss of material but this is confined… (R20187). Learn More »

SKIN ONLY OF A PATTERN 1839 OVAL US PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG

SKIN ONLY OF A PATTERN 1839 OVAL US PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG

This is the top skin only from a Pattern 1839 oval “US” plate. The skin has a dark patina with some light scattered discoloration. Scattered around the edge are some small freeze cracks. The… (R20196). Learn More »

$69.50
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US MODEL 1835/1842 BAYONET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

US MODEL 1835/1842 BAYONET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Bayonet is .69 and is complete except for the locking ring. The entire surface of the bayonet has a nice dark patina and some light to moderate pitting. No markings are visible. Recovery location is… (R20189). Learn More »

US MODEL 1855 BAYONET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

US MODEL 1855 BAYONET RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Bayonet is complete with locking ring but the ring is frozen by rust. The entire surface of the bayonet has a nice dark patina. “US” stamping on flat is there but faint. Metal surface is mostly… (R20190). Learn More »

$145.00
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CONFEDERATE GRAVE SITE GROUPING FROM THE FREDERICKSBURG BATTLEFIELD

CONFEDERATE GRAVE SITE GROUPING FROM THE FREDERICKSBURG BATTLEFIELD

This unusual and rare grouping of artifacts is from a makeshift or temporary, unknown grave site is of a North Carolina soldier who perished during the battle at Fredericksburg, Virginia. Included in… (173-1293). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ “VIRGINIA PATTERN” READ SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ “VIRGINIA PATTERN” READ SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

The body of this shell is in good cleaned condition. The body surface has an even mixture of smooth surfaces and light pitting. Both the upper and lower bourrelets are visible. The sabot is a copper… (M23426). Learn More »

COAT BUTTON - 2ND US INFANTRY, 1798-1808

COAT BUTTON - 2ND US INFANTRY, 1798-1808

Recovered at Fort Dearborn, MS.  Made of pewter, measuring .75” in diameter. Face stamped “United States / 2”. Clear, legible lettering & number. Light corrosion, but clean. Missing reverse… (R20325). Learn More »

RELIC PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

RELIC PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

This excavated relic of a Federal regulation M1826 eagle breast plate was recovered from an unknown location on the battlefield of Gettysburg. The circular plate is complete and intact with its full… (R20192). Learn More »

US 3.67 INCH 20 PDR PARROTT SHELL

US 3.67 INCH 20 PDR PARROTT SHELL

Shell is fired and in good condition. The surface of the body is smooth with some hints of the original Arsenal paint throughout. There is a light coat of rust over the entire surface of the shell but… (727-270). Learn More »

US DYER 4.5 INCH SHELL

US DYER 4.5 INCH SHELL

Complete nice looking shell. The iron nose surface is mostly smooth with some very light surface pitting and rust. Should clean up easily. The lead cup sabot is also in very nice shape and exhibits 9… (727-219). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 30 PDR BROOKE SHELL WITH FUSE PLUG

CONFEDERATE 30 PDR BROOKE SHELL WITH FUSE PLUG

Shell is unfired and in good condition. The surface of the body is mostly smooth with some light to moderate pitting at bottom. There is a light coat of rust over the entire surface of the… (727-225). Learn More »

US 20 PDR SCHENKL SHELL

US 20 PDR SCHENKL SHELL

Shell is fired but in good condition. The surface of the body is mostly smooth with some light to moderate pitting throughout. There is a light coat of rust over the entire surface of the shell. Fuse… (727-345). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3.25 INCH READ BOLT

CONFEDERATE 3.25 INCH READ BOLT

The surface of this bolt has light pitting throughout that gets heavier as it moves toward the nose. In this area it would be considered severe with minor material loss. The pitting does not distort… (727-318). Learn More »

BRITISH 3.5 PRESTON OR BLAKELY SHELL WITH REPLACED FUSE

BRITISH 3.5 PRESTON OR BLAKELY SHELL WITH REPLACED FUSE

The body of this shell is in good cleaned condition with only light surface pitting scattered throughout. The body has 6 raised vertical inclined flanges to fit the bore of the Blakely rifle which… (727-261). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 4.52 INCH 12 PDR SPHERICAL SHELL WITH REMAINS OF WOODEN FUSE PLUG

CONFEDERATE 4.52 INCH 12 PDR SPHERICAL SHELL WITH REMAINS OF WOODEN FUSE PLUG

The body of this shell has moderate to severe pitting with some moderate amounts of surface material loss in the area of the fuse as well as active rust. An examination of the fuse hole shows some of… (727-302). Learn More »

$135.00
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CONFEDERATE 3.25 INCH READ SHELL WITH CASTING FLAW IN BASE

CONFEDERATE 3.25 INCH READ SHELL WITH CASTING FLAW IN BASE

The body of this shell is in good cleaned condition with light to moderate pitting throughout the surface. Both the upper and lower bourrelets are easily discernable. There is some chipping along the… (727-311). Learn More »

PEWTER SPIGOT RECOVERED IN FREDERICKSBURG CAMP

PEWTER SPIGOT RECOVERED IN FREDERICKSBURG CAMP

Small pewter spigot meas. approx. 3.25 inches long. Old typed tag with the item reads “PEWTER SPIGOT WINTER CAMPSITE STAFFORD COUNTY VA. 9/17/1977.” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (R19775). Learn More »

SECTION OF SWORD SCABBARD FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP

SECTION OF SWORD SCABBARD FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP

This brass scabbard section meas. approx. 6.25 inches long. One side is engraved with a scalloped edge design. The reverse is blank. Small old paper label attached to one side reads “SCABBARD WHITE… (R19485). Learn More »

BRASS THROAT FROM A SCABBARD FOR A MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD

BRASS THROAT FROM A SCABBARD FOR A MODEL 1840 NCO SWORD

This is the complete brass throat off of a scabbard for a Model 1840 NCO sword. The piece is slightly dented on the reverse. The ornate brass tab which anchors the scabbard to the frog is still… (R19693). Learn More »

U.S. 3” TYPE-2 HOTCHKISS COMMON SHELL

U.S. 3” TYPE-2 HOTCHKISS COMMON SHELL

Produced by the Federal Ordnance Department, here is a fired Type 2 Hotchkiss percussion shell in very good plus condition complete with its base cup, lead sabot, and the its brass time fuse adapter… (5-82). Learn More »

CAVALRY BIT CURB CHAIN FROM GETTYSBURG

CAVALRY BIT CURB CHAIN FROM GETTYSBURG

Chain looks to be full length. It is heavily encrusted with rust but is pliable except for one kink. One end still has the hook. This item was recovered by the late John Cullison on East Cavalry Field… (173-658). Learn More »

WATERING BIT FROM COLD HARBOR

WATERING BIT FROM COLD HARBOR

This watering bit is a little larger than those normally encountered. The main spar meas. approx. 6.50 inches long with iron “O” rings that meas. approx. 3.25 inches across. All surfaces are… (173-211). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1851 OFFICER’S SWORD BELT PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

Rectangular plate with spread winged eagle at center. Nice raised laurel wreath and good detail to eagle. Half of bottom edge is missing. Back is missing tongue and has a museum accession… (173-1200). Learn More »

US 3.4 INCH HOTCHKISS NAVY BOLT

US 3.4 INCH HOTCHKISS NAVY BOLT

This bolt is in very nice unfired condition. The surface of the bolt is very smooth with only very light pitting throughout. The lead band sabot is smooth with no signs of having been fired. The base… (727-124). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3.00 INCH ROUNDED NOSE READ BOLT FROM GEORGIA

CONFEDERATE 3.00 INCH ROUNDED NOSE READ BOLT FROM GEORGIA

The body of this bolt is in good cleaned condition with light to moderate pitting throughout the surface. Both the upper and lower bourrelets are easily discernable. The sabot is a copper ring and is… (727-91). Learn More »

“VIRGINIA PATTERN” CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ SHELL

“VIRGINIA PATTERN” CONFEDERATE 3 INCH READ SHELL

The body of this shell has heavy to light pitting with small amounts of material loss on the nose. There is also light surface rust throughout. Both the upper and lower bourrelets are visible. The… (727-337). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE SKIN FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE SKIN FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

An example of a dug “Face-Skin” cartridge box plate recovered at Gettysburg. Missing all of the reverse lead filling and wire loops plus flattened in cross section. From the Ex- Rosensteel Family… (173-1203). Learn More »

US PHILADELPHIA DEPOT CANTEEN FROM HANOVER, PA

US PHILADELPHIA DEPOT CANTEEN FROM HANOVER, PA

Bullseye pattern canteen with 8 concentric rings on the body. One side is in near perfect condition while the other has one or two minor dings. Both sides show light wear from age, use and storage.… (173-653). Learn More »

US/CS GRAPESHOT BALL

US/CS GRAPESHOT BALL

Iron ball which meas. approx. 2.00 inches across and has heavy surface rust and pitting throughout.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (727-145B). Learn More »

$22.00
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FLOWER TYPE BRASS BUTTON

FLOWER TYPE BRASS BUTTON

A dug specimen of a civilian coat button circa 1820-1840 recovered from Heth’s division, first day site Gettysburg. One piece construction with shank (Bent over) some minor amounts of gilt remaining… (173-558). Learn More »

$18.00
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PATTERN 1852 U.S. NAVY COAT BUTTON

PATTERN 1852 U.S. NAVY COAT BUTTON

A two piece size, coat size (23mm) dug example of the 1852 pattern U.S. naval button. The obverse side of this example shows about 70% of its gold gilt surface remaining. The reverse shows a darkened… (173-497). Learn More »

NICE CONDITION CHASSEUR BUTTON

NICE CONDITION CHASSEUR BUTTON

This white metal button was made in France and used on a group of Chasseur uniforms issued to unites from Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New York. This button has a nice clean face with an eagle with… (R20331). Learn More »

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP

The face of this plate has a dark patina with a small spot of rust in the upper right hand corner. There are some light amounts of dirt and grime also. The face of the plate is free from major dings… (R19909). Learn More »

$125.00
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HANDMADE 24TH CORPS BADGE

HANDMADE 24TH CORPS BADGE

Nice, little hand cut brass heart that meas. approx. 1.00 inch across at the widest. The heart was the badge of the 24th Corps which was made up of white troops taken from the 10th and 18th Corps. The… (R19933). Learn More »

EYEGLASS LENS FROM UNION WINTER CAMP

EYEGLASS LENS FROM UNION WINTER CAMP

Rather square eyeglass lens that meas. approx. 1.75 x 0.75 inches. The glass is in good condition just discolored from years in the ground. Typed label with the item reads “EYEGLASS LENS- CAMPSITE… (R19783). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE SKIN FROM GAINES’ MILL

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE SKIN FROM GAINES’ MILL

This is the skin only of a Pattern 1826 eagle breast plate that was worn on the cartridge box sling. The plate is 90% present. The eagle is visible but there is a crack running through the face of the… (R19911). Learn More »

US NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN WITH GETTYSBURG CONNECTION

US NEW YORK DEPOT CANTEEN WITH GETTYSBURG CONNECTION

US Model 1858 smooth-side canteen in fair condition. One side is severely dented while the other has a moderate sized dent at center. Both sides have residue of gold paint and rust. Visible on one… (173-652). Learn More »

SECTION OF CONFEDERATE SWORD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

SECTION OF CONFEDERATE SWORD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA

Rusted iron tang of a sword with a heavy brass pommel cap and scabbard throat section. The section of tang meas. approx. 6.00 inches long and has a crudely attached brass pommel cap. With the item is… (R19823). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3.67 INCH 6 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHELL WITH COPY OF BORMANN FUSE

CONFEDERATE 3.67 INCH 6 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHELL WITH COPY OF BORMANN FUSE

Complete 6-inch spherical shell with moderate to severe pitting with some surface material loss and light rust. About 60% of the original finish remains but this is crackled and chipped. Base has… (727-103). Learn More »

US/CS 2.6 INCH RIFLE CANISTER ROUND

US/CS 2.6 INCH RIFLE CANISTER ROUND

This is a very rare canister round meant for use in the Wiard rifle. The tin body is in excellent condition and is nicely and firmly crimped over the top plate. The bottom is still securely anchored… (727-106). Learn More »

US 3 INCH HOTCHKISS CANISTER ROUND

US 3 INCH HOTCHKISS CANISTER ROUND

Very nice tight, clean, example of a 3 inch Hotchkiss canister round. The sides of the tin body are free from dings and dents. The top is nicely crimped around an iron plate and the bottom has a lead… (727-365). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 2.65-INCH READ SHELL

CONFEDERATE 2.65-INCH READ SHELL

This unfired example has a smooth iron body with a copper sabot at bottom. Despite visible lathe lines on the body there is no dimple in the base as is often seen. At the top of the body, just before… (727-192). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED, EXCAVATED PEWTER MATCH BOX RECOVERED IN VIRGINIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

IDENTIFIED, EXCAVATED PEWTER MATCH BOX RECOVERED IN VIRGINIA - GAVIN COLLECTION

This relic pewter matchbox was excavated from the area of Loudon Heights in Virginia by well-known relic hunter Bill Gavin. Once part of his collection, this small, ribbed, cylindrical relic box… (601-529). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SIDE LOADER - WILDERNESS

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SIDE LOADER - WILDERNESS

This shell was cast and then loaded with case shot through a hole on the side which is now plugged with iron, hence the name “side-loader.” The body of this shell is mostly smooth with light… (727-253). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH MULLANE/TENNESSEE SHELL WITH REMAINS OF FUSE PLUG

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH MULLANE/TENNESSEE SHELL WITH REMAINS OF FUSE PLUG

The body of this shell has moderate pitting and light rust with heavy pitting and some light material loss in the area of the nose above the upper bourrelet. The lower portion has the copper sabot,… (727-265). Learn More »

PORTION OF A M1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM A VIRGINIA C.S. CAMP  – GAVIN COLLECTION

PORTION OF A M1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM A VIRGINIA C.S. CAMP - GAVIN COLLECTION

This cut down relic of a Federal regulation M1826 eagle breast plate was recovered from a Confederate winter camp called ‘Santee’ in Virginia by renowned relic hunter Bill Gavin. The brass portion… (601-617). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3.67 INCH 6 PDR SPHERICAL SHELL WITH CONFEDERATE COPY OF A BORMANN FUSE

CONFEDERATE 3.67 INCH 6 PDR SPHERICAL SHELL WITH CONFEDERATE COPY OF A BORMANN FUSE

The iron body of this spherical shell is in good condition. It is mostly smooth with only a light coat of surface rust which can easily be cleaned. The bottom of the shell has a deactivation hole… (727-330). Learn More »

$495.00
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CONFEDERATE 4.52” SPHERICAL SHELL WITH ORIGINAL IRON FUSE PLUG

CONFEDERATE 4.52” SPHERICAL SHELL WITH ORIGINAL IRON FUSE PLUG

The body of this shell is lightly pitted overall with some areas having a little heavier concentration. There is also some light rust. Much of the original surface finish remains. The fuse hole still… (727-256). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3.5-INCH SAWYER SHELL

CONFEDERATE 3.5-INCH SAWYER SHELL

The body of this shell is almost completely covered by the lead sabot which is in good fired condition. The sabot is complete except for a chip out of the top edge that meas. approx. 2.00 x 1.50… (727-299). Learn More »

<i>USS PAWNEE</i> COPPER BOLT WITH “US” STAMP

USS PAWNEE COPPER BOLT WITH “US” STAMP

Four-sided, flanged, hand-made copper bolt measuring 7.875” in length, .5” in width.  Sharp “US” stamping three inches above tip. Exhibits dark patina & minor nicks. Else VG, and… (R17620). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CLIPPED CORNER PLATE FROM THE WILDERNESS

CONFEDERATE CLIPPED CORNER PLATE FROM THE WILDERNESS

Plain brass clipped corner plate meas. approx. 2.50 inches long x 1.75 inches wide. The face and back have a nice dark patina with some light discoloration from ground action on the front. It is a… (173-636). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 WAIST BELT PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1839 WAIST BELT PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

This riker box display contains a dropped Union three ring Minie ball and a dropped Confederate Gardner bullet.  Also in the box is a Pattern 1839 US Waist Belt Plate. This plate is from the famous… (M21284). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE RECOVERED AT APPOMATTOX

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE RECOVERED AT APPOMATTOX

This brass Confederate frame buckle meas. approx. 2.50 x 2.75 inches. The patina on the surfaces is light with a greenish tint. The plate is complete with no cracks or chips but the upper right has a… (173-634). Learn More »

$795.00
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US MODEL 1808 CARTRIDGE BOX FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

US MODEL 1808 CARTRIDGE BOX FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

This Model 1808 cartridge box is in relic condition. The box is complete except for the wood block which held the cartridges. The leather of the box is very dry and stiff and has a good bit of surface… (173-624). Learn More »

WREATH SECTION OF TWO PIECE CS PLATE RECOVERED AT MALVERN HILL

WREATH SECTION OF TWO PIECE CS PLATE RECOVERED AT MALVERN HILL

This is the wreath section only of a two piece CS plate that was recovered at Malvern Hill. The surface has green discoloration over a light patina which causes the details of the wreath to stand out.… (173-635). Learn More »

SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG GAR HALL AND DANNER MUSEUM

SHELL FRAGMENT FROM GETTYSBURG GAR HALL AND DANNER MUSEUM

Fragment is from a Confederate 4.52 inch 12 pounder spherical shell. The fragment meas. approx. 4.00 x 3.75 inches with a numeral “34” done in white paint on the inside surface. The fragment is… (R20322). Learn More »

$395.00
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RELIC CONDITION, EARLY 19TH CENTURY, BRASS-MOUNTED EAGLE HEAD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH COUNTERGUARD AND SCABBARD REMAINS

RELIC CONDITION, EARLY 19TH CENTURY, BRASS-MOUNTED EAGLE HEAD OFFICER’S SWORD WITH COUNTERGUARD AND SCABBARD REMAINS

Here, in relic condition, is an ‘Eagle head’ sword specimen, circa 1820-1830, likely made for the American market. Official regulations in 1821 through 1825 called for infantry officer swords to… (172-3257). Learn More »

COLONIAL PEWTER COAT BUTTON

COLONIAL PEWTER COAT BUTTON

An excavated example of a 18th century pewter coat size (24mm) button with a plain face. This specimen is missing its shank and is without manufacturer's marks. The recovery site is from an unknown… (173-525). Learn More »

$10.00
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SMALL WATERING BIT FROM GETTYSBURG

SMALL WATERING BIT FROM GETTYSBURG

This watering bit consists of a straight iron bar and two small rings on each end. The iron surfaces are covered with a light coat of surface rust throughout. This item was purchased from a local… (173-648). Learn More »

CARTRIDGE BOX/ BELT PLATE SKIN FROM CULP’S HILL AT GETTYSBURG

CARTRIDGE BOX/ BELT PLATE SKIN FROM CULP’S HILL AT GETTYSBURG

The face of this Model 1839 oval “US” cartridge box plate has a nice, clean, dark patina. The surface of the face is mostly free from scratches and has only a slight waviness to it. The reverse… (173-667). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE SKIN FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE SKIN FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

This is the stamped brass skin only. No lead fill or hooks on back. Overall in nice shape. Good detail on eagle. Museum accession number on back. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (173-625). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

Standard issue oval US waist belt plate. Face is clean and in good condition. Back has 100% lead fill and tongue. Hooks broken. Museum accession number on… (173-629). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

Standard issue oval US waist belt plate. Face of plate has a nice dark patina with matching patina on back. 95% lead fill on back with both arrow hooks and tongue. Museum number also on… (173-628). Learn More »

SECTION OF FRYING PAN DUG AT PETERSBURG

SECTION OF FRYING PAN DUG AT PETERSBURG

Rusted iron frying pan, meas. approx. 6.75 inches across the bottom with a 1.75 inch rim. One small hole on edge. Top of the rim has severe material loss. Heavy rust has been cleaned and preservative… (173-191). Learn More »

FRUIT/RATION CAN RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

FRUIT/RATION CAN RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

Tin ration can measures approximately 4.00 inches tall by 3.00 inches across.  Body is encrusted with rust and has three pencil eraser sized holes on one side.  Top cut open.  Despite the rust can… (173-218). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

Face has light patina and some discoloration. Back has 100% lead fill, no hooks and museum number. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (M21345). Learn More »

RELICS RECOVERED AT THE SHERFY FARM AT GETTYSBURG

RELICS RECOVERED AT THE SHERFY FARM AT GETTYSBURG

This collection of relics from the Battle of Gettysburg was found at the Sherfy Farm. The grouping includes a CS 12 pound case shot spherical shell fragment, three US canister balls for close range… (173-621). Learn More »

$225.00
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SECTION OF RIFLE BARREL RECOVERED IN THE WILDERNESS

SECTION OF RIFLE BARREL RECOVERED IN THE WILDERNESS

This section of musket barrel meas. approx. 15.75 inches long from the muzzle back. The front sight is still present. There is a slight curve to the piece and the end opposite the muzzle is pinched.… (R19475). Learn More »

BURNSIDE LOCKPLATE RECOVERED FROM PICKETT'S MILL, GA

BURNSIDE LOCKPLATE RECOVERED FROM PICKETT'S MILL, GA

This Burnside carbine lockplate measures 6.5 inches with its hammer. The original digger's typed tag reads "Burnside Carbine Dug at Pickett's Mill Near Battle of New Hope Church, Georgia. Area where… (R19903). Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

Dug remains of a breast plate found in September 1974, which bears the scars of its age; portion missing at upper left edge, reverse has no hooks.  With the item is a small typewritten paper label… (R19831). Learn More »

HEAD OF A BLACKSMITH’S HAMMER

HEAD OF A BLACKSMITH’S HAMMER

This dug-condition hammer head was recovered in Spotsylvania County, VA in June 1974. It includes the original, typed digger's tag which is still attached.  The tag also reads “____er –… (R19799). Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

This riker box display contains a dropped Union three ring minie ball and a dropped Confederate Gardner bullet. Also in the box is a Pattern 1826 eagle breast plate meant for wear on the sling of the… (R19093). Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

This riker box display contains a dropped Union three ring minie ball and a dropped Confederate Gardner bullet. Also in the box is a Pattern 1826 eagle breast plate meant for wear on the sling of the… (R19094). Learn More »

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE AND BULLETS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

This riker box display contains a dropped Union three ring minie ball and a dropped Confederate Gardner bullet. Also in the box is a Pattern 1826 eagle breast plate meant for wear on the sling of the… (R19075). Learn More »

US MODEL 1855 CADET BAYONET RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

US MODEL 1855 CADET BAYONET RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

Bayonet is complete. Active red rust has been cleaned and the surfaces preserved with a thin coat of clear lacquer. Surfaces are pitted and locking ring is frozen. Old, worn, typed paper label… (R19598). Learn More »

BRASS POWDER FLASK CAP FROM VIRGINIA WINTER CAMP

BRASS POWDER FLASK CAP FROM VIRGINIA WINTER CAMP

This is the brass cap and spout from a powder flask discarded in a winter camp in Stafford County, Virginia. The brass has darkened from age and ground action. Still visible are markings that read… (R19864). Learn More »

VIRGINIA STATE SEAL BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG

VIRGINIA STATE SEAL BUTTON FROM GETTYSBURG

Two piece coat sized Virginia Militia button (Tice VA229A1-Alberts VA 15.) Face has slight push and some discoloration from ground action. Reverse has depressed mark that reads “HORSTMANN &… (173-602). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

The face of this plate has a coat of light discoloration from ground action and a small bubble of rust behind the letter “U.” There are no major dings or dents to the face or the edge. Reverse has… (173-612). Learn More »

$350.00
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BRITISH 53RD REGIMENT OF FOOT BUTTON - REVOLUTIONARY WAR

BRITISH 53RD REGIMENT OF FOOT BUTTON - REVOLUTIONARY WAR

Relic condition.  Shank broken off.   Location of recovery unknown. The 53rd was raised in 1755 as the 55th but was renumbered in 1757 to the 53rd. The regiment would see its first action when it… (622-94). Learn More »

$300.00
Originally $400.00

BRITISH 16TH REGIMENT OF FOOT BUTTON - REVOLUTIONARY WAR

BRITISH 16TH REGIMENT OF FOOT BUTTON - REVOLUTIONARY WAR

In relic condition.  Location of recovery unknown. The regiment sailed to Florida in 1767, establishing a headquarters at Pensacola with detachments in various areas of the territory. When… (622-92). Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $275.00

MUSKET LOCKPLATE RECOVERED FROM PORT GIBSON, MISSISSIPPI

MUSKET LOCKPLATE RECOVERED FROM PORT GIBSON, MISSISSIPPI

This musket lockplate exhibits some surface rust and pitting. It measures 6.5 inches long. The original digger's typed tag reads "Musket Lock Plate Found on the Port Gibson, Miss. Battlefield… (R19560). Learn More »

$27.50
Originally $49.50
SOLD

US MODEL 1832 NAVAL OFFICER'S SWORD HILT FROM CHARLESTON

US MODEL 1832 NAVAL OFFICER'S SWORD HILT FROM CHARLESTON

Very nice condition with a pleasing look. Found at Charleston, S.C. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (R18502). Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $275.00

14TH ARMY CORPS BADGE RECOVERED AT NEW RIVER GORGE, WEST VIRGINIA

14TH ARMY CORPS BADGE RECOVERED AT NEW RIVER GORGE, WEST VIRGINIA

Brass 14th Army Corps Badge meas. approx. 1.5" x .75". Known as the "acorn" badge, this particular badge consists of a two-pronged stem. Top portion is plain without the traditional criss-cross… (R12117). Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $245.00

24TH CORPS BADGE, RECOVERED AT BERMUDA HUNDRED, VA

24TH CORPS BADGE, RECOVERED AT BERMUDA HUNDRED, VA

Brass heart, meas. 1" in dia. Missing soldered, on reverse side, but hooks missing. Brass tarnished w/age spots on both sides. The Federal 24th Corps was created Dec. 3, 1864 & was composed of… (R9201). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $350.00

RELIC CONFEDERATE SIEVE

RELIC CONFEDERATE SIEVE

Sieve meas. approx. 6.25 inches across. It is covered in rust but many of the holes are visible. Glued to the center of the item is an old typed tag that reads “SIEVE FOUND IN CONFEDERATE ARMY… (R19840). Learn More »

$47.50
Originally $79.50

CIVIL WAR PERIOD HANDCUFFS FOUND AT FAIR OAKS, VA

CIVIL WAR PERIOD HANDCUFFS FOUND AT FAIR OAKS, VA

Near complete set of Civil War period handcuffs dug at Berkley’s Plantation on the Fair Oaks battlefield. The set appears to be complete except for the missing key. One of the cuffs is frozen open.… (R19626). Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $395.00
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RELIC CONFEDERATE BOWIE KNIFE RECOVERED IN A CONFEDERATE TRENCH

RELIC CONFEDERATE BOWIE KNIFE RECOVERED IN A CONFEDERATE TRENCH

Iron tang and blade of a Confederate Bowie knife in good condition. Item is rusted throughout with small amounts of loss along the true edge. Overall length is 14.50 inches long from the tip of the… (R19583). Learn More »

$325.00
Originally $550.00

BRITISH 3.5-INCH BRITTEN SHELL RECOVERED AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN

BRITISH 3.5-INCH BRITTEN SHELL RECOVERED AT CEDAR MOUNTAIN

Fired shell in excellent condition. All the exposed iron is smooth and clean with no pitting or chipping. The lead cup sabot is still firmly attached and shows very pronounced signs of rifling from… (R20158). Learn More »

$695.00
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US 3.8 TYPE I HOTCHKISS BOLT RECOVERED IN THE 3RD LOUISIANA REDAN AT VICKSBURG

US 3.8 TYPE I HOTCHKISS BOLT RECOVERED IN THE 3RD LOUISIANA REDAN AT VICKSBURG

This is a wonderful complete fired Hotchkiss 3.8-inch bolt found by the late Tom Dickey in the redan of the 3rd Louisiana at Vicksburg. The body is smooth and clean while the sabot has raised lines of… (R20156). Learn More »

US/CS 6-POUND 3.67 SPHERICAL SHOT RECOVERED AT SAVAGE STATION

US/CS 6-POUND 3.67 SPHERICAL SHOT RECOVERED AT SAVAGE STATION

The body of this shot is covered in rust with light to moderate pitting throughout its surface. There is a darker area where the pitting is heaviest that shows a little material loss. This round was… (R20100). Learn More »

RELIC PATTERN 1839 U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

RELIC PATTERN 1839 U.S. CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Excavated cartridge box plate with a fragment of leather remaining from the cartridge box flap. This specimen was recovered from the trenches surrounding Petersburg and Richmond, Virginia. The iron… (R20180). Learn More »

TWICE PUBLISHED UNION GRAVE MARKER

TWICE PUBLISHED UNION GRAVE MARKER

This item started life as a ramrod that then had a Model 1826 Eagle breast plate attached to it and was then stuck in the ground to mark a gravesite. What we have remaining is a four inch section of… (287-31). Learn More »

US/CS 6-POUND 3.67 SPHERICAL SHOT RECOVERED AT SAVAGE STATION

US/CS 6-POUND 3.67 SPHERICAL SHOT RECOVERED AT SAVAGE STATION

The body of this shot is covered in rust with light to moderate pitting throughout its surface. This round was meant for use in a 6lb gun or Mountain howitzer. The battle of Savage Station was one of… (R20101). Learn More »

GAVEL MADE OF WOOD FROM LIBBY PRISON

GAVEL MADE OF WOOD FROM LIBBY PRISON

The handle of this gavel is approx. 7.50 inches long with a turned design at the base and another at the top. The double head on the gavel meas. approx. 3.25 inches long and like the handle, has a… (287-70). Learn More »

IRON NAIL FROM LIBBY PRISON WITH POST-WAR STEREO VIEW

IRON NAIL FROM LIBBY PRISON WITH POST-WAR STEREO VIEW

Items are housed in a worn 12.25 x 8.25 riker box. The nail meas. approx. 4.00 inches long with a square head. It is solid but covered in surface rust. With the nail is a post-war view of the interior… (287-32). Learn More »

WOOD SALVAGED FROM THE CUMBERLAND AND THE CSS VIRGINIA

WOOD SALVAGED FROM THE CUMBERLAND AND THE CSS VIRGINIA

The Cumberland sailed into Hampton Roads and took up station as a blockader. She served as one several ships of the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron until 8 March 1862. The sloop-of-war engaged… (M23377). Learn More »

RELIC SCABBARD FROM FAMOUS GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

RELIC SCABBARD FROM FAMOUS GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

This relic conditioned scabbard is for an imported Model 1860 Cavalry saber. The item was recovered from East Cavalry Field at Gettysburg and was once part of the famous Shields Museum at Gettysburg.… (287-37). Learn More »

$225.00
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BOWIE KNIFE RECOVERED AT MURFREESBORO, TENNESSEE

BOWIE KNIFE RECOVERED AT MURFREESBORO, TENNESSEE

Iron remains of an “S” guard bowie knife. The blade meas. approx. 11.00 inches long x 1.75 inches wide and still retains its original point. The complete iron “S” guard remains as does the… (287-75). Learn More »

FRUIT/RATION CAN RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA COURT HOUSE

FRUIT/RATION CAN RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA COURT HOUSE

Tin ration can measures approximately 4.00 inches tall by 3.00 inches across.  Body is encrusted with rust.  Top cut open.  Despite the rust can is solid. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (173-219). Learn More »

RELIC MILITIA BELT PLATE

RELIC MILITIA BELT PLATE

This is one of the more commonly encountered pre-war militia belt plates. At center is a spread-winged eagle with a US shield on his chest holding arrows in one claw and an olive branch in the other.… (R20172). Learn More »

RELIC MODEL 1861 LOCKPLATE

RELIC MODEL 1861 LOCKPLATE

Item is in good relic condition. The lock is for a Model 1861 musket and appears to be complete except for the mainspring. The hammer is frozen in the half-cock position. All rust has been removed and… (475-133). Learn More »

$145.00
Originally $175.00

RELIC CONDITION CONFEDERATE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

RELIC CONDITION CONFEDERATE FOOT OFFICER’S SWORD

Here is a totally unmarked, heavily rusted, Confederate foot officer’s sword excavated from an unknown location sometime after the Civil War. This southern infantry officer’s sword follows a… (408-07). Learn More »

$2,500.00
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WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS THAT HUNG THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS

WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS THAT HUNG THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS

The Execution of the Conspirators. On July 7, 1865 Mary Surratt, Lewis Powell, David Herland and George Atzerodt were hanged from a wooden scaffold in the yard of the Old Arsenal Penitentiary in… (M22757). Learn More »

WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS THAT HUNG THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS

WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS THAT HUNG THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS

The Execution of the Conspirators. On July 7, 1865 Mary Surratt, Lewis Powell, David Herland and George Atzerodt were hanged from a wooden scaffold in the yard of the Old Arsenal Penitentiary in… (M22756). Learn More »

HORSE HARNESS SECTION RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG - FROM THE COLLECTION OF GAR POST #551 IN YORK SPRINGS, PA

HORSE HARNESS SECTION RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG - FROM THE COLLECTION OF GAR POST #551 IN YORK SPRINGS, PA

This item is from the collection of the Peter Miller Post #551 of the GAR. The Post was located in York Springs, Adams County, Pennsylvania and is believed to be named after Private Peter Miller of… (R20078). Learn More »

MODEL 1816 MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG - FROM THE COLLECTION OF GAR POST #551 IN YORK SPRINGS

MODEL 1816 MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG - FROM THE COLLECTION OF GAR POST #551 IN YORK SPRINGS

This item is from the collection of the Peter Miller Post #551 of the GAR. The Post was located in York Springs, Adams County, Pennsylvania and is believed to be named after Private Peter Miller of… (R20058). Learn More »

CUT-DOWN .69 FLINTLOCK MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG - FROM THE COLLECTION OF GAR POST #551 IN YORK SPRINGS, PA

CUT-DOWN .69 FLINTLOCK MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG - FROM THE COLLECTION OF GAR POST #551 IN YORK SPRINGS, PA

This item is from the collection of the Peter Miller Post #551 of the GAR. The Post was located in York Springs, Adams County, Pennsylvania and is believed to be named after Private Peter Miller of… (R20056). Learn More »

U.S. WATERVLIET (NEW YORK) ARSENAL AMMUNITION BOX .577 CALIBER ROUNDS

U.S. WATERVLIET (NEW YORK) ARSENAL AMMUNITION BOX .577 CALIBER ROUNDS

ULTRA RARE!!! U.S .577 caliber ammunition chest originating from the WATERVLIET ARSENAL still partially filled with 30 packages of rifle-musket rounds (5 packages on the surface are disintegrated with… (R20154). Learn More »

US 3.63-INCH SUB-PATTERN III 20-POUNDER PARROTT CHILLED NOSE BOLT

US 3.63-INCH SUB-PATTERN III 20-POUNDER PARROTT CHILLED NOSE BOLT

Fired from a 20-pounder 3.67-inch caliber Parrott Rifle. The brass sabot ring clearly exhibits the "lands and grooves" of this gun. Designed primarily for destroying fortifications and ships, this… (R13976). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $395.00
SOLD

US 3.8" TYPE II JAMES SHELL FOUND AT VICKSBURG, MS

US 3.8" TYPE II JAMES SHELL FOUND AT VICKSBURG, MS

Fired from a 14 pounder James Rifle, sabot has damage from being fired. Approx. 50% of the tin sleeve covers the lead sabot. About 1/3 of the lead/tin sabot is missing, exposing three of the eight… (R12193). Learn More »

$595.00
Originally $675.00

AN EARLY BATTLEFIELD PICKUP! A US 4.52" 12 POUND SPHERICAL SHOT ON THE ORIGINAL WOOD SABOT FROM PETERSBURG, VA - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

AN EARLY BATTLEFIELD PICKUP! A US 4.52" 12 POUND SPHERICAL SHOT ON THE ORIGINAL WOOD SABOT FROM PETERSBURG, VA - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This early war trophy appears to have been picked up from the battlefield within a few weeks of the battle. This war relic, the most common Civil War smoothbore projectile, sits on the original wood… (R11330). Learn More »

$1,295.00
Originally $1,500.00

CS 4.2" 30 POUND READ LONG IRON SABOT SHELL FOUND AT PETERSBURG, VA - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CS 4.2" 30 POUND READ LONG IRON SABOT SHELL FOUND AT PETERSBURG, VA - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

The wrought iron tapered ring sabot, intact, has damage from being fired. Used the wood adapter, paper time fuse plug. The fuse hole has traces of the wood plug. Body of shell only lightly cleaned, by… (R11765). Learn More »

$500.00
Originally $800.00

US 4.96-INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL BASE

US 4.96-INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL BASE

Fired from a 5.1-inch 50-pounder Dalgren rifle. Found in Deep South coastal areas. Cleaned and varnished. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (R14015). Learn More »

$30.00
Originally $57.50
SOLD

TREVILIAN STATION-EXCAVATED M1859 CAVALRY CURB BIT

TREVILIAN STATION-EXCAVATED M1859 CAVALRY CURB BIT

Here is an original US cavalry curb bit of the pattern 1859 excavated from the Trevilian Station, Virginia battlefield. Adopted by the U.S. Army in January 1859, the iron curb bit debuted at the same… (R20155). Learn More »

$215.00
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 6TH  NORTH CAROLINA WAIST BELT PLATE AND OTHER RELICS

6TH NORTH CAROLINA WAIST BELT PLATE AND OTHER RELICS

An old dilapidated paper card with wire attached dug relics noted “From near Burnsides bridge Antietam “. This assemblage contains: 4 each .58 caliber three ring (both fired and dropped examples)… (R20150). Learn More »

$5,500.00
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US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

Face has medium patina and light discoloration which helps to highlight the eagle. Edge has small nick. Back has 100% lead fill, one bent hook and museum… (M21335). Learn More »

PICKET PIN RECOVERED AT APPOMATTOX

PICKET PIN RECOVERED AT APPOMATTOX

Full-length picket pin missing the tie ring from the top. There is surface rust throughout and some discoloration. The point has some dents to it from hitting hard objects while being used. The head… (R20134). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

Face has dark patina and no discoloration. Back has 100% lead fill, no hooks and museum number. Edges have some two moderate dents. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (M21349). Learn More »

POST-CIVIL WAR MASONIC PLATE RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

POST-CIVIL WAR MASONIC PLATE RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

Cast brass rectangular sword belt plate from the collection of the late Bill Gavin. This plate was found in 1940 by another relic hunter and purchased by Mr. Gavin. The plate has a cross at center… (601-73). Learn More »

PATTERN 1853 BRITISH ENFIELD BAYONET

PATTERN 1853 BRITISH ENFIELD BAYONET

Relic condition bayonet recovered in Rutherford county, Stones River, Pacer Point Lake, Tennessee.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,… (R19926). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SPUR RECOVERED FROM SAVAGE’S STATION

CONFEDERATE SPUR RECOVERED FROM SAVAGE’S STATION

Confederate “RICHMOND” Pattern spur. The item is made completely of brass. The yoke is just a thick piece of brass that has been flattened and bent into a “U” shape with two horizontal slits… (R20099). Learn More »

$365.00
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CS "RICHMOND" PATTERN SPUR RECOVERED FROM SAVAGE STATION, VIRGINIA

CS "RICHMOND" PATTERN SPUR RECOVERED FROM SAVAGE STATION, VIRGINIA

This spur measures 6 inches long and 3.5 inches wide at the boot opening. The rowel is missing and the bent neck exhibits some rusting of the mechanics. Overall a nice dark green patina with some… (R20098). Learn More »

COLT M1860 ARMY REVOLVER SN 130880, WITH HOLSTER

COLT M1860 ARMY REVOLVER SN 130880, WITH HOLSTER

This is an interesting relic condition Colt 1860 Army Revolver. The gun is pitted and the action does not work. It is missing one of the side grip-pieces. Though the serial numbers are obscured on the… (172-2909). Learn More »

SHARPS RIFLE BULLET MOLD

SHARPS RIFLE BULLET MOLD

Relic condition. .52 caliber, M1859-63-65 carbines & rifles. Iron, scissor-handled mold, measuring 8.75” in length, 1” in width at mold-base. Exhibits surface pitting, cleaned, with bright… (236-79). Learn More »

DUG US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

DUG US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

The location of recovery for this cartridge box plate is unknown but it exhibits a nice dark patina with slight surface rust around the edges. It features both loops on the back of the plate as well… (R19999). Learn More »

SMITH PATENT SHOULDER STRAP FRAME FROM US CAMP IN VIRGINIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

SMITH PATENT SHOULDER STRAP FRAME FROM US CAMP IN VIRGINIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

Relic condition but complete false embroidered stamped brass frame from a Smith Patent shoulder strap. This particular example was dug by the late Bill Gavin on Hansborough Ridge near Stevensburg,… (601-304). Learn More »

SECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENT FROM SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

SECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENT FROM SPOTSYLVANIA – GAVIN COLLECTION

Fluted brass section that meas. approx. 3.00 inches long on one end and tapers to 0.75 of an inch on the other. The item appears to be the bell of some kind of horn. The piece has been flattened by… (601-857). Learn More »

PIECE OF INFANTRY INSIGNIA - GAVIN COLLECTION

PIECE OF INFANTRY INSIGNIA - GAVIN COLLECTION

This is the bell section of a stamped brass Infantry hunting horn insignia. The late Bill Gavin dug this item in a US camp on Hansborough Ridge near Stevensburg, VA. This item is from the collection… (601-310). Learn More »

RELIC 5TH CORPS BADGE

RELIC 5TH CORPS BADGE

Made of iron, with original stick pin saudered on reverse. Measures 1and 5/16” per side. Exhibits dark patina with pitting & scuffing on obverse. Else vg, & solid. Location of recovery… (713-15). Learn More »

US MODEL 1840 NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER'S SWORD HILT

US MODEL 1840 NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICER'S SWORD HILT

This N.C.O. pattern sword was adopted by the War Department in 1840, and was based principally upon a type used by the French Army. The hilt is cast brass, grip ribbed in imitation of wire wrapping.… (R20091). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND AT HANSBOROUGH RIDGE IN THE 2ND CORPS AREA - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND AT HANSBOROUGH RIDGE IN THE 2ND CORPS AREA - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

Belt plate recovered in the 2nd Corps area at Hansborough Ridge near Stevensburg, VA. Arrow hooks and part of the tongue are present. Face has a soiled light brown patina.  Shows discoloration caused… (601-306). Learn More »

SECTION OF CONFEDERATE TWO PIECE CS PLATE FROM COLD HARBOR

SECTION OF CONFEDERATE TWO PIECE CS PLATE FROM COLD HARBOR

This is only the wreath section of a Virginia Pattern sword belt plate. The surface has a nice patina with a slight greenish hue. Small amounts of gilt can still be discerned, mostly on the keeper.… (601-505). Learn More »

US MODEL 1816 BAYONET RECOVERED AT FREDERICKSBURG – GAVIN COLLECTION

US MODEL 1816 BAYONET RECOVERED AT FREDERICKSBURG – GAVIN COLLECTION

Item is three-quarters of a Model 1816 US bayonet. The socket, knuckle and 11.00 inches of the blade remain. Still visible on the flat is the “US” marking. A tape label around the blade reads… (601-408). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

Face has dark patina and very light discoloration. Back has 100% lead fill, no hooks and museum number. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (M21338). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VA – GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VA – GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a spotty brown patina with some areas of discoloration caused by ground action. The detail on the face and edges are still visible. Reverse has 95% of the lead fill. Both… (601-602). Learn More »

LARGE GETTYSBURG RELIC BOARD

LARGE GETTYSBURG RELIC BOARD

This board has been in a private collection for sometime and originally came from one of the Allentown, PA GAR Halls. The board meas. approx. 5.75 inches wide x 1.75 inches thick and is 26.75 inches… (172-2770). Learn More »

EYEGLASS CASE RECOVERED FROM SEVEN DAYS BATTLEFIELD

EYEGLASS CASE RECOVERED FROM SEVEN DAYS BATTLEFIELD

This piece of an eyeglass case measures 3.75 inches long by 1.25 inches wide. It includes some of its original cloth. The original digger's typed tag incorrectly identifies the item as a "Brass… (R19833). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM THE 18TH CORPS LINES, COLD HARBOR – GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM THE 18TH CORPS LINES, COLD HARBOR – GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a dark patina with some areas of discoloration caused by ground action. The detail on the face and edges is still very visible. Reverse has 95% of the lead fill. One… (601-549). Learn More »

BATTLE DAMAGED PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND AT FUSSELL’S MILL, VA. - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

BATTLE DAMAGED PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND AT FUSSELL’S MILL, VA. - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

Belt plate recovered at in August, 1964 at Fussell’s Mill, VA. Arrow hooks and the tongue present on reverse. Face has a soiled light brown patina. Shows discoloration caused by ground action. Has a… (601-256). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA - GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA - GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a spotty brown patina with some areas of discoloration caused by ground action. The detail on the face and edges are still very visible. Reverse has 95% of the lead fill.… (601-591). Learn More »

SKIN OF A PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND AT STEVENSBURG, VA - GAVIN COLLECTION

SKIN OF A PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND AT STEVENSBURG, VA - GAVIN COLLECTION

Belt plate recovered at Hansborough Ridge in the 2nd Corps area near Stevensburg.. Arrow hooks and part of the tongue are present. Face has a soiled light brown patina.  Shows discoloration caused by… (601-307). Learn More »

RELIC COLT GANG MOLD RECOVERED FROM THE COLT FACTORY

RELIC COLT GANG MOLD RECOVERED FROM THE COLT FACTORY

This is a 6-cavity .44 Caliber Colt pistol mold. Though heavily rusted the mold opens. This relic was recovered at the area of the fire at the Colt factory in Hartford Conn.,… (236-81). Learn More »

19th CENTURY FOLDING MEASURING STICK

19th CENTURY FOLDING MEASURING STICK

Relic artifact of a folding measuring stick with remaining fragments of the original wood inserts still showing some of the measurement markings. This brass framed stick still unfolds out to its… (37-276). Learn More »

RELIC COLT GANG MOLD RECOVERED FROM THE COLT FACTORY

RELIC COLT GANG MOLD RECOVERED FROM THE COLT FACTORY

This is a 6-cavity .50 Caliber Colt revolving rifle mold. Though heavily rusted the mold opens. This relic was recovered at the area of the fire at the Colt factory in Hartford Conn.,… (236-82). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE SKIN RECOVERED FROM THE 2ND CORPS POSITION ,WILDERNESS, VA – GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE SKIN RECOVERED FROM THE 2ND CORPS POSITION ,WILDERNESS, VA – GAVIN COLLECTION

The face of this plate has a dark brown patina with some areas of discoloration caused by ground action. The detail on the face and edges are still visible. Reverse has no lead fill. Has a hole on the… (601-683). Learn More »

FIRED .69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

FIRED .69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

Has some damage from being fired.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (R19398). Learn More »

FIRED .69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

FIRED .69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

Has some damage from being fired.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH… (R19397). Learn More »

BATTLE DAMAGED PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND AT FAIRFAX STATION, VA - GAVIN COLLECTION

BATTLE DAMAGED PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND AT FAIRFAX STATION, VA - GAVIN COLLECTION

Belt plate recovered at Fairfax Station on March 1, 1958. Arrow hooks and part of the tongue is on the back. Face has a soiled dark brown patina. Shows discoloration around of the edges caused by… (601-255). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CAP BOX RECOVERED AT ANTIETAM, WITH TAG

CONFEDERATE CAP BOX RECOVERED AT ANTIETAM, WITH TAG

This leather cap box is in somewhat stiff but good condition. The leather looks and feels as though it has been exposed to the weather. There are some signs of shrinkage caused by moisture but none of… (457-20). Learn More »

COLLECTION OF 22 LATE 18TH CENTURY/ EARLY 19TH BUTTONS

COLLECTION OF 22 LATE 18TH CENTURY/ EARLY 19TH BUTTONS

Various size (13 Coat & 9 Cuff) excavated pewter/ tombac & brass plain face civilian clothing buttons. Three are of brass and have their shanks; one is back marked with “Double Gilt No 2”.… (30-1712). Learn More »

MODEL 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

MODEL 1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

For some unknown reason this plate has been trimmed. All the way around the edge has been cut back close to the “US.” There are some freeze cracks along the edges but nothing major. The back of… (M21533). Learn More »

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE BUTTPLATE – GAVIN COLLECTION

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE BUTTPLATE – GAVIN COLLECTION

This Enfield Pattern 1853 buttplate was found at Halltown, West Virginia, near Harper’s Ferry. It has a tape tag attached upon which is handwritten, “HALLTOWN, W.VA. ’69”. This item is from… (601-671). Learn More »

CHISEL RECOVERED FROM WINTER CAMP AT STAFFORD COUNTY, VA

CHISEL RECOVERED FROM WINTER CAMP AT STAFFORD COUNTY, VA

This chisel measures 7 inches long and 1.25 inches wide. It exhibits heavy pitting. It includes the original digger’s typed tag that reads “Chisel found in Winter Campsite Stafford Co.,… (R19579). Learn More »

US MODEL 1841 MISSISSIPPI RIFLE PATCHBOX RECOVERED FROM FREDERICKSBURG VA

US MODEL 1841 MISSISSIPPI RIFLE PATCHBOX RECOVERED FROM FREDERICKSBURG VA

This patchbox cover from an 1841 Mississippi rifle measures 6 inches long and 1.25 inches wide. The original digger's typed tag reads "Model 1841 .58 Caliber Percussion Rifle Butt Plate, Patch Box… (R19505). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

Slight discoloration to face. Eagle stamping very good. Small scratch near eagle's left wing. Back has 100% of lead fill but no hooks. Museum number also on… (M21380). Learn More »

CIRCA 1812-15 BUTTON RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

CIRCA 1812-15 BUTTON RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

Dug condition button from the early 19th century found at Gettysburg. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (458-284). Learn More »

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE BUTTPLATE – GAVIN COLLECTION

BRITISH PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE BUTTPLATE – GAVIN COLLECTION

This 1853 pattern buttplate was found at Halltown, West Virginia, near Harper’s Ferry. It has a tape tag upon which is handwritten, 'HALLTOWN, W.VA. ’69'.  "HALL / TOWN" also handwritten on the… (601-392). Learn More »

FIRED CS .577 CAL. ENFIELD BULLET - GETTYSBURG

FIRED CS .577 CAL. ENFIELD BULLET - GETTYSBURG

This bullet tumbled when fired and is mostly misshapen.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream. … (R19391). Learn More »

FIRED WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET, TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

FIRED WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET, TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Holds most of it shape, flattened in nose area.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream. PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR A SPECIFIC… (R19390). Learn More »

FIRED WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET, TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

FIRED WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET, TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Slightly misshapen.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream. PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR A SPECIFIC… (R19389). Learn More »

FIRED WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET, TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

FIRED WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET, TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Flattened on one side; rings and stub are still visible.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream. PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR A SPECIFIC… (R19388). Learn More »

FIRED WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET, TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

FIRED WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET, TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Flattened on one side; rings and stub are still visible.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream. PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR A SPECIFIC… (R19387). Learn More »

US CAVALRY CURRY COMB - RECOVERED IN VIRGINIA

US CAVALRY CURRY COMB - RECOVERED IN VIRGINIA

This cavalry currycomb with heavy surface rust and pitting was recovered in Virginia. Measures 7.5" length total with a 5" by 4" comb.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL… (344-1520). Learn More »

CS FUSE ADAPTER FROM SHIELDS MUSEUM

CS FUSE ADAPTER FROM SHIELDS MUSEUM

This item is the remains of a CS fuse adapter. It was featured in the Shields Museum in Gettysburg. With a light brown patina, this adapter measures approximately 4" long and is made of brass. The… (7-3425). Learn More »

U.S. BELT PLATE RECOVERED BY AT CHARLESTOWN, WV – GAVIN COLLECTION

U.S. BELT PLATE RECOVERED BY AT CHARLESTOWN, WV – GAVIN COLLECTION

U.S pattern 1839 belt plate with remains with arrow hooks. Has a separation at the lower left edge. Marked on piece of masking tape, “Charles Town Federal Line near Locust Hill – Aug1864 (1969… (601-656). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE LEAD ARTILLERY SLUG - GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE LEAD ARTILLERY SLUG - GETTYSBURG

This item is a lead slug from a Confederate shell.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (R19385). Learn More »

FLATTENED ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

FLATTENED ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

This was made into a poker chip or checker.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream.   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (R19384). Learn More »

SECTION OF FIRED PRESSED & TURNED .58 CAL. MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

SECTION OF FIRED PRESSED & TURNED .58 CAL. MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

Small section of bullet remains but the interesting thing is it is the cavity section and you can see the swage marks.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local… (R19383). Learn More »

FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

Flattened by impact; rings partly visible.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream. PLEASE DO NOT REQUEST A SPECIFIC BULLET. … (R19380). Learn More »

FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

Flattened though with rings visible. Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream. PLEASE DO NOT REQUEST A SPECIFIC BULLET. … (R19375). Learn More »

FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

FIRED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

Flattened, but rings are still visible.  Found on private property between Culp's Hill and Wolf's Hill by local Gettysburg resident Ken Bream.     ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (R19370). Learn More »

DUG THREE PIECE NEW YORK COAT BUTTON

DUG THREE PIECE NEW YORK COAT BUTTON

Good condition with no pushes or dents. Some gilt remains on the front. Back has shank and “EXTRA QUALITY” backmark. Location of recovery is unknown. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (R19213). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE AND US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM FALMOUTH, VA

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE AND US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FROM FALMOUTH, VA

These are two partial plates. The US belt plate is missing the lead backing but has its hooks intact. The eagle breast plate is broken into two pieces and missing its hooks but the lead is intact. The… (R19829). Learn More »

ARTILLERY GUNNER'S HAMMER HEAD RECOVERED FROM SEVEN DAYS FIGHT

ARTILLERY GUNNER'S HAMMER HEAD RECOVERED FROM SEVEN DAYS FIGHT

This hammer head recovered in Richmond, Virginia measures 2.5 inches long. The original digger's typed tag reads "Gunner's Hammer Seven Days Battlefields Richmond, Va.… (R19702). Learn More »

DUG MODEL 1851 COLT NAVY REVOLVER

DUG MODEL 1851 COLT NAVY REVOLVER

All iron surfaces are rusted and pitted. The heaviest rust is in the area of the cylinder. None of the rust is scaling or flaking and nothing is loose. Pistol is complete except for the wood grips and… (30-1666). Learn More »

US ARTILLERY INSIGNIA RECOVERED FROM FREDERICKSBURG, VA UNION CAMP SITE

US ARTILLERY INSIGNIA RECOVERED FROM FREDERICKSBURG, VA UNION CAMP SITE

This artillery insignia is missing a corner and has two detached pieces from the cap insignia. The original digger's typed tag reads "Crossed Cannon Artillery Cap Insignia from Fredericksburg,… (R19589). Learn More »

PARTS OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS RECOVERED FROM CS CAMP, CAROLINE COUNTY, VA

PARTS OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS RECOVERED FROM CS CAMP, CAROLINE COUNTY, VA

This grouping features five relic brass pieces to musical instruments. It is uncertain whether they are all part of the same instrument. One piece is a valve that measures .75 diameter and nearly 2… (R19901). Learn More »

REMAINS OF A MILITIA HAT PLATE FROM STAFFORD COUNTY, VA

REMAINS OF A MILITIA HAT PLATE FROM STAFFORD COUNTY, VA

Recovered in at a Union winter camp in Stafford County, VA in September 1975.  Lot includes 3 pieces of the plate, two of which appear to show portions of an eagle insignia. Accompanied by digger’s… (R19902). Learn More »

SECTION OF A MILITIA SWORD SCABBARD RECOVERED FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP, VIRGINIA

SECTION OF A MILITIA SWORD SCABBARD RECOVERED FROM WHITE OAK SWAMP, VIRGINIA

This is a dug condition piece of a militia sword scabbard found in White Oak Swamp, VA in 1969. It measures 6.25 inches long. It includes the original typed digger's… (R19485). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM COLD HARBOR, VIRGINIA

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM COLD HARBOR, VIRGINIA

This cartridge box plate appears to have been hit in the field by some sort of farm equipment. It is split and measures 3 inches long and 2 inches wide. It was recovered from Cold Harbor on November… (R19500). Learn More »

SECTION OF A PEWTER MIRROR RECOVERED FROM CS WINTER CAMP, CAROLINE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

SECTION OF A PEWTER MIRROR RECOVERED FROM CS WINTER CAMP, CAROLINE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

This back of a pewter mirror was found in September 1975 in the Confederate Winter Campsite in Caroline County, Va. It measures nearly 4 inches in diameter and is in relic… (R19495). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM HARRISON'S LANDING, VA

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE RECOVERED FROM HARRISON'S LANDING, VA

This cartridge box plate has a light brown patina. The face of the plate is bent a little in the bottom right corner with some slight verdigris. Both of the original back loops are intact. The… (R19492). Learn More »

NOSE SECTION OF RARE WHITWORTH BOLT FROM GETTYSBURG

NOSE SECTION OF RARE WHITWORTH BOLT FROM GETTYSBURG

Fragment is conical in shape and solid throughout. The section is from the very tip of the nose and meas. approx. 2.50 inches tall x 2.25 inches wide at its base. Fragment was recovered on private… (678-183). Learn More »

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MUSICAL INSTRUMENT VALVE COVERS RECOVERED FROM FALMOUTH, VIRGINIA

MUSICAL INSTRUMENT VALVE COVERS RECOVERED FROM FALMOUTH, VIRGINIA

These are four musical instrument valve covers for a brass horn. The pieces range from 1.5 inches to 2.5 inches. The original digger's typed tag reads "Musical Instrument Valve Covers - Winter… (R19853). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED BY BILL GAVIN

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED BY BILL GAVIN

The face of the plate is dark brown in color. There is some moderate discoloration and some light corrosion from ground action. Eagle is still visible despite some parts being hidden by the… (601-253). Learn More »

ORDNANCE CORPS BUTTON FROM AREA OF THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN

ORDNANCE CORPS BUTTON FROM AREA OF THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN

(Tice ORD200C1, Albert’s OC3) Button size is approx. 21mm. Face is dark. Device has crossed cannons below a bursting bomb. One cannon barrel has a “U” while the “S” on the other barrel is… (R19525). Learn More »

BOX OF CANTEEN SPOUTS DUG AT SPOTSYLVANIA

BOX OF CANTEEN SPOUTS DUG AT SPOTSYLVANIA

Plastic box meas. approx. 4.75 x 4.75 x 1.50 inches and contains 20 canteen spouts. One is iron and one comes with the iron yoke around its base. Four are cracked or squashed one way or another and… (R19526). Learn More »

PIECE OF CONFEDERATE “TEXAS” STYLE SPUR FROM ANTIETAM

PIECE OF CONFEDERATE “TEXAS” STYLE SPUR FROM ANTIETAM

Brass section of spur that meas. approx. 4.50 inches long. The heel of the yoke is very wide and then narrows on the arm. Item comes with an old typed paper label that reads “SECTION OF TEXAS… (R19729). Learn More »

SPOON FROM COMBINATION EATING UTENSIL DUG AT KENNESAW MOUNTAIN

SPOON FROM COMBINATION EATING UTENSIL DUG AT KENNESAW MOUNTAIN

This is the spoon bowl section only of a folding knife, fork and spoon combination-eating utensil. These were very popular with soldiers and parts are often found in camps and battlefields. This spoon… (R19551). Learn More »

NCO OR MUSICIAN’S SWORD DRAG

NCO OR MUSICIAN’S SWORD DRAG

This sword drag, which has lost some metal, measures 6.5 inches long. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (344-786). Learn More »

DUG BRITISH PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD BUTTPLATE

DUG BRITISH PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD BUTTPLATE

Complete Enfield buttplate in good condition. The item has a clean face with a green patina on the inside surfaces. Tang is slightly bent. No breaks or cracks. Comes with a small typed paper label… (R19577). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FAIRFIELD RD., GETTYSBURG

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED FAIRFIELD RD., GETTYSBURG

Chocolate brown patina with areas of green verdigris. White lettering on the back reads "BOYD & SONS BOSTON"; with no hooks intact and slight surface rust. Recovered on the Fairfield Road at Marsh… (458-220). Learn More »

NAME STENCIL FOUND ON THE FRAYSER’S FARM BATTLEFIELD

NAME STENCIL FOUND ON THE FRAYSER’S FARM BATTLEFIELD

Civil War period tin cut stencil meas. approx. 3.50 x 1.75 inches. It is discolored and has some tin loss on two letters. The letters affected are an “O” and an “E.” There are some minor… (R19652). Learn More »

EXCAVATED BRASS STENCIL RELIC IDENTIFIED TO JOHN MURPHY, 5TH MASSACHUSETTS LIGHT ARTILLERY

EXCAVATED BRASS STENCIL RELIC IDENTIFIED TO JOHN MURPHY, 5TH MASSACHUSETTS LIGHT ARTILLERY

This dug relic is a compact, private purchase, brass identification stencil that we believe belonged to Federal artilleryman John Murphy was recovered from the Fair Oaks, Virginia battlefield on June… (R19651). Learn More »

CS FUSE ADAPTER FROM SHIELDS MUSEUM - GETTYSBURG

CS FUSE ADAPTER FROM SHIELDS MUSEUM - GETTYSBURG

This item is a CS fuse adapter. It was featured in the Shields Museum in Gettysburg. With light green and brown patina, these remains measure approximately 4" long and is made of brass. The base… (7-3422). Learn More »

CS FUSE ADAPTER FROM SHIELDS MUSEUM - GETTYSBURG

CS FUSE ADAPTER FROM SHIELDS MUSEUM - GETTYSBURG

This item is a CS fuse adapter. It was featured in the Shields Museum in Gettysburg. With a dark brown patina, this adapter measures approximately 4" long and is made of brass. The base measures 2.5"… (7-3421). Learn More »

CS FUSE ADAPTER FROM SHIELDS MUSEUM - GETTYSBURG

CS FUSE ADAPTER FROM SHIELDS MUSEUM - GETTYSBURG

This item is a CS fuse adapter. It was featured in the Shields Museum in Gettysburg. With a dark green and brown patina, this adapter measures approximately 2.8" long and is made of brass. The base… (7-3420). Learn More »

US 3 INCH SCHENKL PERCUSSION FUSE FROM SHIELDS MUSEUM, GETTYSBURG

US 3 INCH SCHENKL PERCUSSION FUSE FROM SHIELDS MUSEUM, GETTYSBURG

This item is the remains of a U.S. Schenkl Percussion fuse. It was featured in the Shields Museum in Gettysburg. Dirt encrusted with a dark green patina, these remains measure approximately 2.5 inches… (7-3470). Learn More »

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR REGULATION M1851 PATTERN NCO RECTANGULAR SWORD BELT PLATE DUG FROM GETTYSBURG

ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR REGULATION M1851 PATTERN NCO RECTANGULAR SWORD BELT PLATE DUG FROM GETTYSBURG

This excavated Federal rectangular eagle / wreath waist belt plate is a typical Model 1851 NCO’s early war specimen that was recovered at a location near the 3rd Corps hospital in Gettysburg. In… (458-219). Learn More »

U.S. MEDICAL TIN RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG FROM THE DR. HILL COLLECTION – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. MEDICAL TIN RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG FROM THE DR. HILL COLLECTION – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Found by Herbert Olier, this medical tin meas. 4” high and 2” wide.  The pewter spout meas. .50”.  Japanned tin with nearly all the original japanning remaining on three sides.  One side the… (R19411). Learn More »

GROUP OF RELICS FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM OF GETTYSBURG

GROUP OF RELICS FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM OF GETTYSBURG

This is a group of Relics that originally came from the Shield’s museum. The contents of the museum were sold at an auction in November of 1985 and the National Park Service tore down the building.… (678-338). Learn More »

ARTILLERY EAR PLATE CHAIN, USED TO SUPPORT WORM UNDER CARRIAGE – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

ARTILLERY EAR PLATE CHAIN, USED TO SUPPORT WORM UNDER CARRIAGE – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is a Civil War ear plate chain - thirteen chain links and end bar. It was recovered in relic condition at an unknown non-Gettysburg location. Lightly pitted, the "O" ring's outside diameter… (678-270). Learn More »

US 3-INCH HOTCHKISS FRAGMENT FROM THE PEACH ORCHARD AT GETTYSBURG

US 3-INCH HOTCHKISS FRAGMENT FROM THE PEACH ORCHARD AT GETTYSBURG

This item came from the collection acquired from two established Pennsylvania Museums still in existence.  A portion of the collection was de-acquisitioned by one of the museum organizations in 2002… (678-191). Learn More »

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CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE FOUND IN CAMP OF STUART’S CAVALRY

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE FOUND IN CAMP OF STUART’S CAVALRY

This is a rare variant of the Confederate frame buckle known as the “Cavalry” style due to its smaller size. Brass has a nice light patina with a slight wave from ground freezing. Buckle was… (R19345). Learn More »

RELIC 1839 PATTERN FEDERAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

RELIC 1839 PATTERN FEDERAL CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Found at an unknown location, this excavated, die-struck, rolled, oval cartridge box  plate specimen is in good relic condition. Measures 3 3/8” x 2¼”.  Face of specimen has the large raised… (344-791). Learn More »

EXCAVATED EARLY PATTERN 1839 OVAL WAIST BELT PLATE

EXCAVATED EARLY PATTERN 1839 OVAL WAIST BELT PLATE

Recovered at an unknown location, this excavated die-struck, brass, oval waist belt plate specimen is in very good relic condition. Measures a full 3½” x 2¼” and has a more elongated shape and… (344-789). Learn More »

VIRGINIA RELICS MOUNTED IN A RIKER CASE

VIRGINIA RELICS MOUNTED IN A RIKER CASE

Box contains 4 pieces dug from Virginia sites. Dropped .58 mini ball, Model 1855 bayonet scabbard tip with some of the leather remaining on the inside, dropped .52 caliber Sharps bullet and a round… (637-137). Learn More »

RELIC CIVIL WAR M1860 SPENCER CARBINE FROM ATLANTA

RELIC CIVIL WAR M1860 SPENCER CARBINE FROM ATLANTA

The relic Model 1860 Spencer carbine was lost in the fighting at Howell’s Mill in Georgia during the Atlanta Campaign of 1864. The fighting at Howell’s Mill occurred on July 19, 1864 during the… (667-16). Learn More »

BULLET MADE INTO A POKER CHIP - GETTYSBURG

BULLET MADE INTO A POKER CHIP - GETTYSBURG

This item was recovered on the 1st Day’s Battlefield, west of the town of Gettysburg.     (R18111). Learn More »

BULLET MADE INTO A POKER CHIP - GETTYSBURG

BULLET MADE INTO A POKER CHIP - GETTYSBURG

This item was recovered on the 1st Day’s Battlefield, west of the town of Gettysburg.     (R18110). Learn More »

US .58 CAL. STAR BASE BLOWN THROUGH BULLET - GETTYSBURG

US .58 CAL. STAR BASE BLOWN THROUGH BULLET - GETTYSBURG

This item was recovered on the 1st Day’s Battlefield, west of the town of Gettysburg.     (R18108). Learn More »

CARVED BULLET - GETTYSBURG

CARVED BULLET - GETTYSBURG

This item was recovered on the 1st Day’s Battlefield, west of the town of Gettysburg.     (R18107). Learn More »

PULLED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

PULLED US .58 CAL. MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

This item was recovered on the 1st Day’s Battlefield, west of the town of Gettysburg.     (R18103). Learn More »

SECTION OF A MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED AT COLD HARBOR - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

SECTION OF A MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED AT COLD HARBOR - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

Barrel is a 46-inch crooked barrel, possibly from battle damage, from a foreign pattern musket. Remnants of the front and rear sights and the bayonet lug are still attached. The late William Gavin… (601-239). Learn More »

SECTION OF A MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED NEAR HARPERS FERRY, VIRGINIA - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

SECTION OF A MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED NEAR HARPERS FERRY, VIRGINIA - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

Item is the top 14-inch section of a .58 caliber musket. Front sight is still attached. Possible battle damage. The late William Gavin recovered it at Hall Town near Harper’s Ferry, Virginia; tape… (601-492). Learn More »

MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED FROM COLD HARBOR, VIRGINIA – BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED FROM COLD HARBOR, VIRGINIA – BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

Barrel is a 40-inch crooked barrel, possibly from battle damage, from an 1861 pattern musket. Front and rear sights are missing. Possible battle damage. The late William Gavin recovered this barrel at… (601-246). Learn More »

MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA – BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA – BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

Barrel is 34-inch straight barrel from an 1853 pattern Enfield two band sergeant’s model. Front sight and bayonet lug are still attached. The late William Gavin recovered this barrel at… (601-244). Learn More »

U.S. 3" SCHENKL PERCUSSION SHELL, HUNTERSTOWN - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 3" SCHENKL PERCUSSION SHELL, HUNTERSTOWN - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This Federal, intact Schenkl percussion shell specimen is in relic condition.  Artifact was found in the Hunterstown area sometime after of the battle. This caliber shell was once in the Detrich… (R10958). Learn More »

C.S. 3” SMOOTH, LONG READ SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLDS' WOODS, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

C.S. 3” SMOOTH, LONG READ SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLDS' WOODS, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This example of artillery shell is classified as a Confederate 3”, smooth, long Read percussion shell made for a ten-pound Parrott Rifle (2.9”caliber).  Recovered by David Plank in Gettysburg… (R11229). Learn More »

U.S. 3” COMPLETE PARROTT SHELL RECOVERED FROM HUNTERSTOWN NEAR GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 3” COMPLETE PARROTT SHELL RECOVERED FROM HUNTERSTOWN NEAR GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a very desirable, Federal 3” Parrott artillery projectile that was recovered from a backyard garden in Hunterstown soon after the Battle of Gettysburg. This fine artillery projectile,… (R10991). Learn More »

CS 3-INCH BOURRELETED "VIRGINIA" PATTERN READ SHELL FOUND ON POWER'S HILL IN GETTYSBURG IN 1884 - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CS 3-INCH BOURRELETED "VIRGINIA" PATTERN READ SHELL FOUND ON POWER'S HILL IN GETTYSBURG IN 1884 - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Fired from a CS 3" rifle, the copper tapered ring sabot clearly shows the rifle's "lands & grooves." This type first appeared in late winter 1862 and 1863 campaign sites. Has a small section of… (575-05). Learn More »

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE PIKE HEAD / BRIDLE CUTTER

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE PIKE HEAD / BRIDLE CUTTER

Here is an original, excavated Confederate pike head with its intact bridle cutter blade attached. No staff. Recovery location is unknown but the specimen was once part of early Philadelphia artifact… (7-3358). Learn More »

DUG 19TH CENTURY MUSKET TOOL

DUG 19TH CENTURY MUSKET TOOL

Y shaped tool with nipple wrench, two screw drivers (one with a semi-circular cut out) and a nipple pick. Has light surface rust. Nipple pick is slightly bent but moves freely. (R19283). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 32 LB CANNISTER BALL FROM ATLANTA

CONFEDERATE 32 LB CANNISTER BALL FROM ATLANTA

Offered is a Confederate canister ball from Atlanta Georgia. Each weighs approximately 1 lb. 4 oz. and are 2.10” in diameter.  All show signs of moderate to heavy rust. These were uncovered during… (R3556). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE FROM WINCHESTER

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE FROM WINCHESTER

Front of plate is dark with light discoloration from ground action. Small ridge in the skin between the letter “S” and the plate edge. Back has 95% lead fill with some missing on the edge. This… (172-2677). Learn More »

RARE, EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE GENERAL STAFF OFFICER’S UNIFORM BUTTON

RARE, EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE GENERAL STAFF OFFICER’S UNIFORM BUTTON

This Confederate artifact, in good condition, is an excavated, local-made brass button as worn on many high ranking Southern officer’s uniforms.  The convex, coat-size button is of two-piece… (R18599). Learn More »

$275.00
Originally $350.00

VERY RARE EXCAVATED CIVIL WAR ALABAMA STATE SEAL BUTTON

VERY RARE EXCAVATED CIVIL WAR ALABAMA STATE SEAL BUTTON

This desirable, excavated Alabama artifact is a seldom seen example of a two-piece brass button as worn on the uniforms of Alabama militia soldiers.  Locally made, the coat-size button is of… (R18597). Learn More »

$495.00
Originally $700.00

RARE EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE GENERAL STAFF OFFICER’S UNIFORM BUTTON

RARE EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE GENERAL STAFF OFFICER’S UNIFORM BUTTON

This Confederate artifact, in good condition, is an excavated, local-made brass button as worn on many ranking Southern officer’s uniforms. The convex, coat-size button is of two-piece construction… (R18593). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $350.00

VERY GOOD CIVIL WAR GEORGIA STATE SEAL BUTTON

VERY GOOD CIVIL WAR GEORGIA STATE SEAL BUTTON

This artifact is a very good, complete excavated example of a two-piece brass button as worn on the uniforms of Georgia militia soldiers.   This Confederate local, coat-size button is of two-piece… (R18586). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $350.00

LARGE SECTION OF CANNON BARREL

LARGE SECTION OF CANNON BARREL

Section of a 6 pounder iron tube that meas. approx. 15.0 inches in length by 7.50 inches across. The iron walls of the tube meas. approx. 2.0 inches thick. On the outside surface you can make out part… (R18520). Learn More »

$1,295.00
Originally $1,950.00

GETTYSBURG-DUG U.S. MODEL 1839 PATTERN FEDERAL INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP

GETTYSBURG-DUG U.S. MODEL 1839 PATTERN FEDERAL INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP

This excavated Federal cartridge box plate is one that was recovered from Little Round Top on the Gettysburg battlefield sometime after the battle. The early regulation 1839 pattern for enlisted… (R17610). Learn More »

$1,950.00
Originally $2,500.00

STRUCK US .58 CAL. RIFLE BARREL RECOVERED FROM BLACKFORD'S FORD, ANTIETAM, MD, OCTOBER 1959

STRUCK US .58 CAL. RIFLE BARREL RECOVERED FROM BLACKFORD'S FORD, ANTIETAM, MD, OCTOBER 1959

This item was part of a private collection, the contents of which were excavated in the 1950's - 1960's. They were later donated to the Wentworth Military Academy, and recently de-acquistioned by same… (R16026). Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $275.00

RARE FEDERAL NAVAL 3.38-INCH DAHLGREN "BLIND SHELL" SHOT

RARE FEDERAL NAVAL 3.38-INCH DAHLGREN "BLIND SHELL" SHOT

Fired from a 3.4" cal. Rifled Boat Howitzer. At the tip of this projectile is a small brass nose, purpose unknown. This projectile has four ribs arranged vertically around the shell's body. Designed… (R13265). Learn More »

$2,295.00
Originally $2,600.00

US PONCHO WITH REMAINS OF TWO US MODEL 1855 CARTRIDGE BOXES RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA

US PONCHO WITH REMAINS OF TWO US MODEL 1855 CARTRIDGE BOXES RECOVERED AT SPOTYSLVANIA

A regulation US Poncho recovered with the remains of two US Model 1855 cartridge boxes. Both boxes appear to remain full of .58 cal. bullets. What makes this amazing is that all the artifacts were… (R13173). Learn More »

$1,500.00
Originally $1,850.00

CS 4.52” 12 POUNDER SPHERICAL CASE SHOT IRON SIDE-LOADING SHELL WITH THE RARE COPPER BORMANN REPLACEMENT FUSE PLUG

CS 4.52” 12 POUNDER SPHERICAL CASE SHOT IRON SIDE-LOADING SHELL WITH THE RARE COPPER BORMANN REPLACEMENT FUSE PLUG

This smoothbore projectile has the Bormann replacement fuse plug.  When Southern arsenals discontinued the manufacture of this type of fuse by 1863, it was replaced with this oversized copper fuse… (R10762). Learn More »

$975.00
Originally $1,250.00
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PRE-CIVIL WAR CARTRIDGE BOX RECOVERED AT SHILOH

PRE-CIVIL WAR CARTRIDGE BOX RECOVERED AT SHILOH

Box meas. approx. 7.25 x 2.25 x 2.75. Leather outer flap is worn around the edges. The surface has crackling with light scattered leather loss. At center of outer flap is circular stitching which… (R19315). Learn More »

SECTION OF A HORSE BIT - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

SECTION OF A HORSE BIT - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Recovered on Route 30 West at Gettysburg, site of the 1st day's battle. (R17903). Learn More »

EARLY PATTERN BALL PULLER / MUSKET WIPER - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

EARLY PATTERN BALL PULLER / MUSKET WIPER - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Recovered on Route 30 West at Gettysburg, site of the 1st day's battle. (R17896). Learn More »

SECTION OF A CURB BIT CHAIN - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

SECTION OF A CURB BIT CHAIN - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Recovered on Route 30 West at Gettysburg, site of the 1st day's battle. (R17904). Learn More »

BURNSIDE CARTRIDGE CASING - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

BURNSIDE CARTRIDGE CASING - RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Has been flattened; green with verdigris.  Recovered on Route 30 West at Gettysburg, site of the 1st day's battle. (R17894). Learn More »

DUG CLIPPED CORNER PLATE WITH CARVINGS

DUG CLIPPED CORNER PLATE WITH CARVINGS

Thin sheet brass plate meas. approx. 3.25 x 2.25 inches. Surface displays some light discoloration. Tongue is missing off back. Belt anchors are also gone leaving behind two small holes in the plate.… (7-3337). Learn More »

BULLETS FOUND AT KENNESAW MOUNTAIN, GA

BULLETS FOUND AT KENNESAW MOUNTAIN, GA

Five Enfield bullets (two dropped, three fired), four round musket balls (two dropped, two fired), one "mushroom" bullet, four Williams Cleaner bullets (two fired with bent back plugs, one dropped,… (R17444). Learn More »

$145.00
Originally $225.00

RELIC US/CS ARTILLERY FUSE PLUG ADAPTERS

RELIC US/CS ARTILLERY FUSE PLUG ADAPTERS

Two artillery fuse plug adapters. One measures 2" height and 1.25" diameter. The other measures 2.25" height and 1.45" diameter. Both have small chips on their bases. Tag reads "Shell Screws pick__… (R17439). Learn More »

$195.00
Originally $275.00

TWO US 3" HOTCHKISS SHELL FRAGMENTS - KENNESAW MTN., GA

TWO US 3" HOTCHKISS SHELL FRAGMENTS - KENNESAW MTN., GA

One fragment retains the bottom cup and bottom of the top of a 3" Hotchkiss and retains the plug inside. The other fragment is the top section of another 3" Hotchkiss shell. Both are in relic… (R17437). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $495.00

PIECE OF COQUINA FROM FORT MARION, ST. AUGUSTINE, FL, 1821-1942

PIECE OF COQUINA FROM FORT MARION, ST. AUGUSTINE, FL, 1821-1942

A piece of coquina from Fort Marion. Coquina is formed in association with marine reefs and is a variety of "coral rag," technically a subset of limestone. Tag reads "Piece of Fort Marion St Augustine… (R17420). Learn More »

$195.00
Originally $295.00

STONE FROM SLAVE MARKET IN ST. AUGUSTINE, FL

STONE FROM SLAVE MARKET IN ST. AUGUSTINE, FL

A piece of granite from a slave market in St. Augustine, Florida. Tag reads "A piece of the Old Slave Market-St-Augustine Fla" and is in fair condition. This item is from an early Connecticut… (R17438). Learn More »

$195.00
Originally $295.00

RELICS RECOVERED FROM THE RIVER NYE AT SPOTSYLVANIA, VA

RELICS RECOVERED FROM THE RIVER NYE AT SPOTSYLVANIA, VA

One musket hammer, one percussion cap, one butt plate, one canister ball, one pocket knife, and two fired Union bullets found by the River Nye. Pocket knife measures 8 inches length. Tag reads "From… (R17457). Learn More »

$325.00
Originally $450.00

RELIC BACON MFG. POCKET MODEL REVOLVER - THE BLOODY ANGLE, SPOTSYLVANIA

RELIC BACON MFG. POCKET MODEL REVOLVER - THE BLOODY ANGLE, SPOTSYLVANIA

Relic condition metal frame, hammer, trigger, and revolver chamber found at Bloody Angle with significant rusting. Measures 6" in length approximately. Original tag reads "From Spottsyl____… (R17434). Learn More »

$795.00
Originally $1,295.00

M1842 MUSKET HAMMER & US CAVALRY SPUR - BLACKFORD'S FORD, ANTIETAM

M1842 MUSKET HAMMER & US CAVALRY SPUR - BLACKFORD'S FORD, ANTIETAM

Spur has a nice patina and the iron rowel remains in good, moveable condition. Measures 5.5" height by 3.5" width. Musket hammer has slight surface dirt. Tag reads "From Blackford's Ford Potomac… (R17443). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $495.00

FIELD MADE 5TH CORPS BADGE & RELICS - BLOODY ANGLE, SPOTSYLVANIA

FIELD MADE 5TH CORPS BADGE & RELICS - BLOODY ANGLE, SPOTSYLVANIA

Heavily rusted makeshift 5th Corp badge made of a thin tin is accompanied by numerous other relics found at Bloody Angle. Relics include a broken socket and clasping ring of a bayonet, a melted lead… (R17458). Learn More »

$495.00
Originally $695.00

CARVED BONE TOOL "TAKEN FROM A REBEL"

CARVED BONE TOOL "TAKEN FROM A REBEL"

Carved bone item with red colored engraved design. Tool is broken into two pieces. Measures 3.75" length. Tag reads "bone taken from___Rebel". This item is from an early Connecticut collection, most… (R17455). Learn More »

$325.00
Originally $595.00

SOLDIER'S CHANGE PURSE & RELICS RECOVERED AT BLOODY LANE, ANTIETAM

SOLDIER'S CHANGE PURSE & RELICS RECOVERED AT BLOODY LANE, ANTIETAM

Soldier's change purse is in delicate condition. Measures 3.25" length and 2.75" width. Included with the purse is a wedding band, a fired .69 caliber musket ball and a burnside casing. All items… (R17454). Learn More »

$1,500.00
Originally $2,250.00

RELICS FOUND ON KENNESAW MOUNTAIN, GA

RELICS FOUND ON KENNESAW MOUNTAIN, GA

One barrel band, one canister ball, one musket wrench, one musket hammer, and one percussion cap found at Kenesaw Mountain. Tag is in fair condition and reads "_on Kenesaw Moutai_." All items in relic… (R17421). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $450.00

CLASSIC US MODEL 1839 PATTERN FEDERAL INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM KENNESAW MOUNTAIN, GA

CLASSIC US MODEL 1839 PATTERN FEDERAL INFANTRY CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM KENNESAW MOUNTAIN, GA

This excavated Federal cartridge box plate is of the early regulation 1839 pattern for enlisted infantry. Construction for this box plate is via the die-struck, rolled brass face method with a lead… (R17611). Learn More »

$595.00
Originally $895.00

US MODEL 1839 BELT PLATE FROM PO RIVER AREA - GAVIN COLLECTION

US MODEL 1839 BELT PLATE FROM PO RIVER AREA - GAVIN COLLECTION

This is the skin of the plate only. All the lead fill is gone. Small chip out of the letter “S” is missing. There is also a small crack above the same letter. Skin is curled along bottom. Back… (601-524). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SLING BUCKLE RECOVERED FROM TENNESSEE

CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SLING BUCKLE RECOVERED FROM TENNESSEE

This is a complete brass buckle from a Confederate cavalry sling. It is 2 inches by 2 ¾ inch rectangle. Both prongs are attached but they are frozen. It was recovered at Wartrace, Tennessee, the… (7-3292). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 DRAGOON STYLE BELT PLATE WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER WASHER INTACT – GAVIN COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1839 DRAGOON STYLE BELT PLATE WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER WASHER INTACT – GAVIN COLLECTION

Face has light discoloration. Small bend on bottom edge. Moderate bend on end near the letter “U.” Back has 100% lead fill, both “Puppy Paw” style posts and tongue. Leather washer has some… (601-609). Learn More »

U.S. 4.52” 12-POUND SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND AT SPANGLER’S SPRING, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 4.52” 12-POUND SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND AT SPANGLER’S SPRING, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This original 12-pound spherical shell found at Spangler’s Spring is in very fine condition having been found shortly after the battle.  The circular shell is missing its Borman fuse, the brass… (R11259). Learn More »

LIBBY PRISON RELIC

LIBBY PRISON RELIC

Libby prison was an confederate prison camp located in Richmond, Virginia. This is a 6-½ inch long by 1 ½ inch diameter wooden pin from the prison. One end is sawed and the other end is rough as if… (R19211). Learn More »

CS 2.86 INCH 10 POUNDER SMOOTH READ CASE-SHOT LEAD SIDE LOADING SHELL

CS 2.86 INCH 10 POUNDER SMOOTH READ CASE-SHOT LEAD SIDE LOADING SHELL

Found at Bank’s Ford, Chancellorsville, VA.  Has a nice lead side loading plug and a copper fuse plug/adapter.  Iron sabot intact.  Nice, clean shell. (R19054). Learn More »

CS 7 INCH READ SHELL FRAGMENT FOUND NEAR FORT MCCOOK, EAST TENNESSEE

CS 7 INCH READ SHELL FRAGMENT FOUND NEAR FORT MCCOOK, EAST TENNESSEE

Fired from a rifled 42 pounder gun. Nose section with portion of the fuse hole measures 8” long and 3” wide.  Nice example. (R19159). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 4.2” 30 POUNDER LONG PATTERN BROUN SHELL

CONFEDERATE 4.2” 30 POUNDER LONG PATTERN BROUN SHELL

Approximately half of the copper ring sabot intact.  Fired from 4.2” US/CS Parrott Rifle.  Found in Mobile Bay, AL.  Has two areas of heavy iron loss near nose.  Has remains of the wooden fuse… (R19192). Learn More »

US 3.67” 20 POUNDER PARROTT CHILLED-NOSE BOLT - PORT HUDSON

US 3.67” 20 POUNDER PARROTT CHILLED-NOSE BOLT - PORT HUDSON

Recovered at Port Hudson, LA.  Brass ring sabot intact.  Light surface pitting. (R19188). Learn More »

J.E. EMERSON PATENT STEEL SCABBARD RECOVERED AT COLD HARBOR

J.E. EMERSON PATENT STEEL SCABBARD RECOVERED AT COLD HARBOR

This is one of the only steel scabbards produced towards the end of the War. They were manufactured under a contract for 20,000 dated 8 August 1862. The leather is long gone but the 18 ¼ inch steel… (R19066). Learn More »

US/CS 4.52” CASE-SHOT BORMANN FUSED SPHERICAL SHELL FROM THE COLLECTION OF STANLEY PHILLIPS

US/CS 4.52” CASE-SHOT BORMANN FUSED SPHERICAL SHELL FROM THE COLLECTION OF STANLEY PHILLIPS

Painted on the projectile is “________ 12 PNDR & CASE SHOT / (WEIGHT 10 LBS) / LEAD BALLS IN THIS ONE / ______BED BALLS IN _____ ROSIN / FOUND OCT 30 / 196_ / BORMAN _______ FUZE REMOVED”. … (172-2129). Learn More »

FRAGMENTED US 2.94” HOTCHKISS SHELL

FRAGMENTED US 2.94” HOTCHKISS SHELL

Found by noted author and relic hunter Stanley Phillips, one of the early pioneers of relic hunting whose dedication to the preservation of Civil War artifacts is still respected by the relic hunting… (172-2128). Learn More »

US 2.9" DYER CASE-SHOT CROSS SECTION SHELL

US 2.9" DYER CASE-SHOT CROSS SECTION SHELL

Zinc fuse plug, paper time fuse adapter complete.  Lead sabot cut for flame groove.  Mounted on a nice poplar wood stand.  Location of recovery unknown. (R19161). Learn More »

DUG CIVIL WAR NORTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL CUFF BUTTON RECOVERED AT THE WILDERNESS

DUG CIVIL WAR NORTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL CUFF BUTTON RECOVERED AT THE WILDERNESS

This artifact is a dug example of a two-piece Confederate ‘local’ brass cuff button as worn on the uniforms of North Carolina soldiers. Retains just a few traces of original gold gilt on the face… (R18594). Learn More »

REBEL 6 POUND SHELL FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE

REBEL 6 POUND SHELL FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE

Confederate 3.67 inch case shot shell in good condition. Body is 100% intact with some minor wear. Fuse is gone but what looks like tree wood is embedded in the fuse hole.  Deactivation hole at… (R19061). Learn More »

RELIC US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

RELIC US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM ROSENSTEEL GETTYSBURG COLLECTION

Face has spot of dark staining, some green verdigris.  Back has 100% lead fill, no hooks and museum number. (M21334). Learn More »

RELIC PLAIN CS RECTANGULAR PEWTER BELT PLATE

RELIC PLAIN CS RECTANGULAR PEWTER BELT PLATE

belt plate, cs, confederate, relic (R19050). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE “SHOTGUN” SLUG OR NESSLER BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM, GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE “SHOTGUN” SLUG OR NESSLER BULLET FROM THE SHIELDS MUSEUM, GETTYSBURG

Bullet is in very nice, dropped condition. The latest research by Dean Thomas has found these to be Confederate produced Nessler bullets. Nesslers were used by some of the armies of Europe at the… (7-3290). Learn More »

RELIC US MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER BRASS HILT - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

RELIC US MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER BRASS HILT - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

This specimen, in relic condition, is an original brass hilt from a Model 1860 Light Cavalry Saber recovered at Halltown, WV by Bill Gavin. Excavated brass hilt is strong and exhibits asymmetrical… (601-374). Learn More »

PAIR OF SMALL, HOLLOW LEAD BARS - SAVANNAH, GA

PAIR OF SMALL, HOLLOW LEAD BARS - SAVANNAH, GA

One of the pair has a small hole, perhaps for a gimlet.  Found at a camp site used by both Union and CS troops. (R15123). Learn More »

$5.00
Originally $10.00

SECTIONED SPERICAL US 4.52" 12 LB. CASE SHOT SHELL

SECTIONED SPERICAL US 4.52" 12 LB. CASE SHOT SHELL

US 4.52”, 12 pound shell with Borman fuse cut and mounted on a black wooden base. The cross section cut allows you to see the inner workings of the shell. The thickness of the shell wall which… (R18955). Learn More »

WWI FRENCH ADRIAN HELMET WITH BATTLE DAMAGE

WWI FRENCH ADRIAN HELMET WITH BATTLE DAMAGE

This is a WW1 French Adrian helmet with an Infantry insignia. Blue-gray color. No liner. Bullet or shrapnel damage on the right rear. (194-177). Learn More »

RELIC RECTANGULAR CLIPPED CORNER BELT PLATE

RELIC RECTANGULAR CLIPPED CORNER BELT PLATE

Sheet brass clipped corner plate in nice condition. Clean, smooth face. Back has tongue and bar keeper. Found in North Carolina. (7-3278). Learn More »

SELDOM SEEN, WOODEN GREASE BUCKET- GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD PICKUP / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

SELDOM SEEN, WOODEN GREASE BUCKET- GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD PICKUP / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This battlefield pickup is a cylindrical, wooden grease bucket recovered on the fields of Gettysburg sometime after the battle. It pre-dates the Civil War by many years. Carried on both civilian and… (R10830). Learn More »

US MODEL 1861 BRIDESBURG CONTRACT LOCKPLATE RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

US MODEL 1861 BRIDESBURG CONTRACT LOCKPLATE RECOVERED AT SPOTSYLVANIA - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

Lockplate is complete but has severe metal loss to face. Only "Bri.." of makers mark is visible. Found in 1954 in the area held by the Pennsylvania Reserves at Spotsylvania. This item is from the… (601-338). Learn More »

PRE-COLUMBIAN STONE COOKING UTENSIL

PRE-COLUMBIAN STONE COOKING UTENSIL

The pre-Columbian era incorporates all period subdivisions in the history and prehistory of the Americas before the appearance of significant European influences on the Americas continent. Offered… (R14258). Learn More »

$195.00
Originally $275.00

SHILOH RELIC - CAMP LID OF COOKING "SPIDER" OR FRYING PAN

SHILOH RELIC - CAMP LID OF COOKING "SPIDER" OR FRYING PAN

Recovered at Shiloh, TN. Lid measures 13" in diameter, with handle attached to opposite sides. Exhibits the plumb-colored, corroded patina that you'd expect a frying pan lid recovered at Shiloh.… (R18658). Learn More »

COLORED CLAY MARBLES - FREDERICKSBURG, VA

COLORED CLAY MARBLES - FREDERICKSBURG, VA

Recovered from US camp site used by Rhode Island troops. (R13847). Learn More »

COLORED CLAY MARBLES - FREDERICKSBURG, VA

COLORED CLAY MARBLES - FREDERICKSBURG, VA

Recovered from a trash pit in a Union camp used by soldiers from Michigan, Rhode Island, and New York. Hand rolled, mottled colored marbles. The two marbles remaining are the dark purple one at the… (R13846). Learn More »

COUNTERFEIT HALF DOLLAR

COUNTERFEIT HALF DOLLAR

Here is a dug counterfeit half dollar from camp Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee. A crude counterfeit, but with the original coin's features discernible on each side. It also has a nail hole in the… (R13852). Learn More »

DISPLAY CASE OF RELICS RECOVERED NEAR FORT HARRISON AT RICHMOND, VA. BY WENDELL LANG, JR.

DISPLAY CASE OF RELICS RECOVERED NEAR FORT HARRISON AT RICHMOND, VA. BY WENDELL LANG, JR.

This relic grouping consists of a total of 16 items recovered by legendary Civil War relic hunter and historian Wendell Lang, Jr. Items are from a temporary gravesite on Turkey Run Island in the James… (348-62). Learn More »

CARVED .69 CAL ROUND BALL

CARVED .69 CAL ROUND BALL

Carved with star. Rec. Union Mills, VA. (R14783). Learn More »

$12.00
Originally $18.50

.58 CAL ENFIELD-TYPE MINIE

.58 CAL ENFIELD-TYPE MINIE

Rec. Marshall, TX arsenal. (R14777). Learn More »

$20.00
Originally $30.00

$6.00
Originally $10.00

BRITISH .72 CAL. BULLET

BRITISH .72 CAL. BULLET

Non-excavated, cone cavity. (R10186). Learn More »

ORIGINAL U.S. MODEL 1840 N.C.O. SWORD IN RELIC CONDITION

ORIGINAL U.S. MODEL 1840 N.C.O. SWORD IN RELIC CONDITION

This specimen of the Model 1840 N.C.O. sword is an original edged weapon in relic condition recovered from an undisclosed location. Typically carried by Federal non-commissioned officers, the sword's… (R15470). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $500.00

SWORD PART FROM VIRGINIA

SWORD PART FROM VIRGINIA

This is a pattern 1828 shoulder belt scabbard throat. . It was recovered at Brooks, Va. (R16979). Learn More »

EXCAVATED ENTRENCHING TOOL FORGED FROM A PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD BAYONET

EXCAVATED ENTRENCHING TOOL FORGED FROM A PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD BAYONET

Tool's blade measures 5 ½" and has been hammered flat toward the end and rounded with relatively sharp edges. It exhibits a stress crack in the socket from use. No locking ring. Minor pitting with… (R13821). Learn More »

EARLY 19TH CENTURY HORSE BIT

EARLY 19TH CENTURY HORSE BIT

Shows some rust but generally in fine condition. (M19080). Learn More »

EXCAVATED SELDOM SEEN 'BULLSEYE' BRASS ROSETTE

EXCAVATED SELDOM SEEN 'BULLSEYE' BRASS ROSETTE

Here is an original, typical bullseye-type brass rosette as used on cavalry and civilian bridle bits during the mid nineteenth century. In excavated relic condition, this artifact has lost the… (348-83). Learn More »

STRUCK POWDER FLASK FROM EZRA CHURCH

STRUCK POWDER FLASK FROM EZRA CHURCH

Bottom portion of a powder flask that appears to have been hit on one side tearing off the top section. Small "EC" (Ezra Church) painted on side. Ezra Church was one of the battles in the Atlanta… (R18513). Learn More »

PATTERN 1854 AUSTRIAN GUN TOOL

PATTERN 1854 AUSTRIAN GUN TOOL

Recovered at Snake Creek Gap, Georgia. (R14136). Learn More »

$29.50
Originally $67.50

RELIC C.S. RICHMOND COMBINATION GUN TOOL

RELIC C.S. RICHMOND COMBINATION GUN TOOL

Exhibits corrosion, but has been chemically treated for preservation. Exhibits plum colored patina. Very solid relic display piece. (348-36). Learn More »

$165.00
Originally $195.00

HAND-FORGED FARMING TOOL FROM RALPH BUTT FARM, GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

HAND-FORGED FARMING TOOL FROM RALPH BUTT FARM, GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This device a bailing hook used to move bails of straw and hay. Hand-forged 5" long hook with crudely fashioned simple 5" long cylindrical handle held in place with rectangular-shaped rivet on handle.… (R11400). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED WOODEN BOOT JACK FOUND AT GETTYSBURG -  GEISELMAN COLLECTION

IDENTIFIED WOODEN BOOT JACK FOUND AT GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is interesting and unusual: a homemade wooden bootjack with hand engraved unit identification. With provenance to the Dr. Hill Collection, it was recovered soon after the battle at an… (R10847). Learn More »

SPUR FOUND ON JOHN GEISELMAN'S FARM - GETTYSBURG

SPUR FOUND ON JOHN GEISELMAN'S FARM - GETTYSBURG

Here is a very nice spur. John found this relic on his farm south of Gettysburg. Moderately pitted with some dirt still adhering, this spur is sized as a small and appears to be a civilian style. It… (R11477). Learn More »

UNION SPUR FOUND ON THE WILLIAM CROMER HOMESTEAD - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

UNION SPUR FOUND ON THE WILLIAM CROMER HOMESTEAD - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a very nice U.S. Cavalry Spur. John Geiselman found this relic on the William Cromer Homestead. Lightly pitted with some dirt still adhering, this spur is sized as a small and appears to be a… (R11502). Learn More »

IRON SPUR FOUND ON SOUTH CAVALRY FIELD, EX-BITTLE COLLECTION - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

IRON SPUR FOUND ON SOUTH CAVALRY FIELD, EX-BITTLE COLLECTION - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Dainty spur with slightly down-turned neck. Iron rowel in very fine condition. A stud on each branch of spur for strap attachment. Dark patina, no pitting. This item identified on John Geiselman's… (R11399). Learn More »

BRASS "RAKING" SPUR FOUND ON REDDING FARM NEXT TO EISENHOWER'S FARM - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

BRASS "RAKING" SPUR FOUND ON REDDING FARM NEXT TO EISENHOWER'S FARM - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Very dainty spur with straight neck and horizontal mounted rowel. Slots are very crudely finished. Light file marks on inside area of spur, possible Confederate officer's spur. Very dark patina. This… (R11401). Learn More »

BRIDLE BIT REMNANT FOUND ON THE WILLIAM CROMER FARM - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

BRIDLE BIT REMNANT FOUND ON THE WILLIAM CROMER FARM - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is an unusual remnant of a Bridle Bit. It was found in relic condition in Gettysburg on the William Cromer Farm along Rock Creek. Heavily pitted and rusted, it measures approximately 5-¼… (R11476). Learn More »

MID 19TH CENTURY CIVILIAN PATTERN BIT FOUND ON THE ROSE FARM, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

MID 19TH CENTURY CIVILIAN PATTERN BIT FOUND ON THE ROSE FARM, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

A nice example of a typical iron horse bit often found on mid 19th century farms. Of the various styles of civilian bits used, this plain simple blacksmith-made bit was inexpensive, practical and easy… (R11740). Learn More »

CIVILIAN STYLE BRIDLE BIT FOUND ON THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CIVILIAN STYLE BRIDLE BIT FOUND ON THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is an unusual Civilian Style Bridle Bit. It was found in relic condition at an unknown location on the Gettysburg Battlefield. Lightly to moderately pitted and rusted, it measures 5 ½ inches… (R10856). Learn More »

EQUESTRIAN BRIDLE OR CURB BIT FOUND AT CULP'S HILL, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

EQUESTRIAN BRIDLE OR CURB BIT FOUND AT CULP'S HILL, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Found in the area of Culp's Hill on the battlefield of Gettysburg is this fancy, iron bridle bit in relic condition. The excavated artifact measures 6" long and is 5¼" wide. Its iron surface exhibits… (R11186). Learn More »

FEDERAL M1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN - CULP'S HILL GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

FEDERAL M1858 SMOOTHSIDE CANTEEN - CULP'S HILL GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This Federal Model 1858 smoothside canteen is an unusual recovered artifact from the Culp's Hill area in Gettysburg. The tin canteen, produced by the government's New York Depot, was modified by a… (R13823). Learn More »

MODIFIED C.S. TIN CANTEEN FOUND AT THE RAILROAD CUT - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

MODIFIED C.S. TIN CANTEEN FOUND AT THE RAILROAD CUT - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is an unusual and outstanding Confederate Canteen. John Geiselman obtained it from the Pud Marick Collection of Gettysburg relics; it was found at the Railroad Cut in Gettysburg. This… (R11894). Learn More »

COMBINATION TOOL - EARLY GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD PICK-UP / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

COMBINATION TOOL - EARLY GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD PICK-UP / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is a nice, original combination gun tool; the origin of this tool is unknown but it is possibly from the continental European or British. It was found in Gettysburg at an unknown location.… (R11655). Learn More »

EXCAVATED CONDITION, CIVILIAN STYLE, RIFLE BARREL BREECH PLUG WITH TRIGGER PLATE - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

EXCAVATED CONDITION, CIVILIAN STYLE, RIFLE BARREL BREECH PLUG WITH TRIGGER PLATE - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

A most unusual excavated artifact from the Battle of Gettysburg is this civilian style rifle / musket iron breech plug with a portion of a trigger plate attached. Found on the William Cromer Homestead… (R11475). Learn More »

SINGLE SHOT FLINTLOCK PISTOL FOUND ON GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD ON THE DAVID PLANK FARM - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

SINGLE SHOT FLINTLOCK PISTOL FOUND ON GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD ON THE DAVID PLANK FARM - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Moderate rust, wooden grips gone. Grips at one time had brass sideplates affixed to each side which still remain, although loose from pistol. Hammer and frizzen still moveable. Folding trigger is… (R10857). Learn More »

CASE-SHOT BALL FOUND ON OAK RIDGE - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CASE-SHOT BALL FOUND ON OAK RIDGE - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is an original and attractive iron case-shot ball. This ball was recovered in relic condition on Oak Ridge on the north edge of the borough of Gettysburg. Moderately pitted and rusted, it… (R12168). Learn More »

BULLET IN WOOD FOUND AT GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

BULLET IN WOOD FOUND AT GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a very nice piece of Gettysburg history: it is a bullet embedded in a piece of wood. It was recovered at an unknown location in Gettysburg. This wood was sawn by L.U. Collins in the summer of… (R10826). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR WHEEL HUB BOX RING- GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CIVIL WAR WHEEL HUB BOX RING- GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is an original wheel hub nave box ring for an axle tree. It was recovered in relic condition at an unknown location in Gettysburg. Moderately pitted, it measures 3-½ inches in diameter, 2… (R12381). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR WHEEL HUB BOX RING - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CIVIL WAR WHEEL HUB BOX RING - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is an original wheel hub nave box ring for an axle tree. It was recovered in relic condition at an unknown location in Gettysburg. Lightly pitted, it has a very attractive green, gold, and… (R12383). Learn More »

ARTILLERY CHAIN FOUND AT GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

ARTILLERY CHAIN FOUND AT GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a section of artillery chain. It was recovered in relic condition at an unknown non-Gettysburg location. Moderately pitted, it consists of a bolt end and twelve links of chain. The bolt is… (R12377). Learn More »

U.S. 3.67-INCH HOTCHKISS CANISTER FOR A 20 POUNDER - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 3.67-INCH HOTCHKISS CANISTER FOR A 20 POUNDER - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is a nice, original, unfired U.S. canister round for a 3.67-Inch 20 Pounder. This canister would have been fired from Captain Elijah D. Taft's 5th New York Independent Battery, the only… (R10878). Learn More »

U.S. 2.9" PARROTT SHELL FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP USED AS A FARM WEIGHT -GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 2.9" PARROTT SHELL FROM LITTLE ROUND TOP USED AS A FARM WEIGHT - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This original, Federal artillery projectile is a 2.9" Parrott shell specimen that was recovered from the David Plank Farm on Little Round Top sometime after the battle of Gettysburg. Converted and… (R11214). Learn More »

U.S. 3" SCHENKL PERCUSSION SHELL - FOUND ON THE SPANGLER FARM, GETTYSBURG -GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 3" SCHENKL PERCUSSION SHELL - FOUND ON THE SPANGLER FARM, GETTYSBURG -GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a complete Federal 3" Schenkl percussion shell specimen in very good condition. This artillery round was found on the grounds of the Spangler Farm on the Gettysburg battlefield sometime after… (R11140). Learn More »

U.S. 3" SCHENKL PERCUSSION SHELL, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 3" SCHENKL PERCUSSION SHELL, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This original Federal 3" Schenkl percussion shell was recovered on East Cavalry Field in Gettysburg sometime after the battle in July 1863. Once part of the Walters Collection, the 3" diameter… (R10996). Learn More »

U.S. 3" SCHENKL PERCUSSION SHELL - GETTYSBURG /GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 3" SCHENKL PERCUSSION SHELL - GETTYSBURG /GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This Federal, intact Schenkl percussion shell specimen is in wonderful relic condition. Once part of the Bush Horner Collection, this round appears to have been picked up from the Gettysburg… (R11696). Learn More »

RELIC COLT REVOLVER GUN TOOL

RELIC COLT REVOLVER GUN TOOL

This is a relic condition Colt revolver "L" gun tool. Heavily pitted. Unknown recovery location. (37-231). Learn More »

$18.00
Originally $39.50

US CAVALRY CARBINE SWIVEL, LOCATION OF RECOVERY UNKNOWN

US CAVALRY CARBINE SWIVEL, LOCATION OF RECOVERY UNKNOWN

With the exception of the spring, all parts move freely. Light surface rust. (348-27). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $125.00

EXCAVATED U.S. GENERAL ISSUE PEWTER UNIFORM BUTTON

EXCAVATED U.S. GENERAL ISSUE PEWTER UNIFORM BUTTON

This artifact is a good excavated example of a small, cuff-size, general issue cast pewter button as worn on the United States Army enlisted uniform circa 1808 to 1830. Classified as a GI30b in… (M19208). Learn More »

EXCAVATED VIRGINIA STATE SEAL UNIFORM BUTTON

EXCAVATED VIRGINIA STATE SEAL UNIFORM BUTTON

This artifact is a dug example of a Virginia State seal brass button as worn on many Virginia soldiers' uniforms. Recovered from a location in the Richmond, VA area, the good condition, convex shaped,… (558-1359). Learn More »

$135.00
Originally $175.00

EXCAVATED VIRGINIA STATE SEAL UNIFORM BUTTON

EXCAVATED VIRGINIA STATE SEAL UNIFORM BUTTON

This artifact is a dug example of a Virginia State seal brass button as worn on many Virginia soldiers' uniforms. In fair condition, the convex shaped, coat-size button is of two-piece construction… (558-1358). Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $95.00

FINE DUG CIVIL WAR NORTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL BUTTON, NC8C

FINE DUG CIVIL WAR NORTH CAROLINA STATE SEAL BUTTON, NC8C

This artifact is a wonderful dug example of a two-piece Confederate 'local' brass button as worn on the uniforms of many North Carolina soldiers. Retains no original gold gilt on the face. The button… (558-1363). Learn More »

$325.00
Originally $395.00

EXCAVATED BRASS INFANTRY BUGLE INSIGNIA IN GOOD RELIC CONDITION

EXCAVATED BRASS INFANTRY BUGLE INSIGNIA IN GOOD RELIC CONDITION

This rolled and stamped insignia device is a sheet-brass artifact that depicts a military insignia worn by soldiers in the infantry branch of the Federal Army during the Civil War. The excavated,… (348-98). Learn More »

EXCAVATED MILITIA BELT PLATE - CONFEDERATE CAMP IN WEST VIRGINIA

EXCAVATED MILITIA BELT PLATE - CONFEDERATE CAMP IN WEST VIRGINIA

This excavated artifact is a small-size, brass belt plate recovered from a camp occupied by Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's troops in the Bunker Hill area of West Virginia. The… (348-100). Learn More »

EXCAVATED, SMITH MARKED U.S. PATTERN 1839 FEDERAL INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE

EXCAVATED, SMITH MARKED U.S. PATTERN 1839 FEDERAL INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE

This excavated Federal waist belt plate is of the early regulation 1839 pattern and was made by W. H. Smith of Brooklyn, New York between 1861 and 1865. Smith, a metal worker in New York City,… (348-73). Learn More »

RELIC P1839 US BELT PLATE RECOVERED NEAR PETERSBURG, VA

RELIC P1839 US BELT PLATE RECOVERED NEAR PETERSBURG, VA

Recovered from a North Carolina cavalry camp near Staney Creek in Dinwiddie County, VA, below Petersburg in 1998. Front patina dark and plum colored w/dirt round outer edge. Ding-free w/slight… (M20255). Learn More »

GROUP OF RELICS AND BULLETS FOUND AT SEVEN PINES BATTLEFIELD

GROUP OF RELICS AND BULLETS FOUND AT SEVEN PINES BATTLEFIELD

Grouping includes a Borman spanner plug, a knapsack hook, a harness buckle, a kepi band adjuster, three round musket balls (one fired), and four fired US minie balls. Box reads "From 7 Pines Battle… (R17441). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE & RELICS - KENNESAW MTN, GA

PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE & RELICS - KENNESAW MTN, GA

Cartridge box plate has both hooks intact but bent. Front of plate is bent at the bottom and has a nice light brown patina. Relics include two dropped Union bullets, three fired Enfield bullets, two… (R17417). Learn More »

US 3" SCHENKL COMBINATION-FUZED CASE-SHOT SHELL - CULP FARM, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

US 3" SCHENKL COMBINATION-FUZED CASE-SHOT SHELL - CULP FARM, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This Federal Schenkl combination fuzed percussion case-shot shell is in fine relic condition. Specimen picked up from the Culp Farm on the Gettysburg battlefield after the battle by Martin Williams.… (R10892). Learn More »

U.S. 4.52 INCH 12-POUND CASE SHOT SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLDS' WOODS - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 4.52 INCH 12-POUND CASE SHOT SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLDS' WOODS - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a very nice unfired U.S. 4.52-inch case shot with a Borman time fuse. Moderately pitted, it weighs 11 pounds, is fused, and was meant to be fired from a 12-pounder smooth bore gun. The shell… (R11195). Learn More »

U.S. 4.52" 12-POUND SPHERICAL CASE-SHOT SHELL REYNOLD'S WOODS, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 4.52" 12-POUND SPHERICAL CASE-SHOT SHELL REYNOLD'S WOODS, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This original 12-pound spherical case-shot shell found at Gettysburg is in fine condition. Once part of the David Plank Collection, this projectile was recovered from the battlefield at Reynold's… (R11216). Learn More »

U.S. 4.52" 12-LB SPHERICAL SHOT WITH ITS BORMANN 'BRAILLE' FUSE - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 4.52" 12-LB SPHERICAL SHOT WITH ITS BORMANN 'BRAILLE' FUSE - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here, in wonderful condition, is a Federal, 4.52" 12-pound spherical shell complete with its unusual Bormann "Braille" type fuse adapter. Found on the Jacoby Farm by resident Martin Williams of… (R11009). Learn More »

U.S. 4.52" 12-POUND SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND AT THE SHERFY FARM, SOUTH OF GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 4.52" 12-POUND SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND AT THE SHERFY FARM, SOUTH OF GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This Civil War artillery round is an original, US 12-pound spherical shell that was found at Gettysburg. In very good, dug condition, this projectile was recovered on the grounds of the Sherfy Farm… (R11261). Learn More »

U.S. 4.52 INCH 12-POUND SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND ON THE HECK FARM BACK OF WOLF HILL - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 4.52 INCH 12-POUND SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND ON THE HECK FARM BACK OF WOLF HILL - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a nice U.S. 4.52-inch solid spherical shot. Shot rounds such as this were usually fired to ricochet from one target to another causing extensive damage. Very lightly pitted, it was found in… (R11036). Learn More »

C.S. 3" VIRGINIA PATTERN READ SHELL FROM HUNTERSTOWN NEAR GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

C.S. 3" VIRGINIA PATTERN READ SHELL FROM HUNTERSTOWN NEAR GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This artillery shell is classified as a Confederate 3" Read percussion shell made for a 2.9"caliber Field Gun. The fired projectile was recovered at the Battle of Hunterstown near Gettysburg within… (R10966). Learn More »

CS 3" SMOOTH READ LONG PATTERN COMMON SHELL FOUND ON THE MEHRING HOMESTEAD OFF FAIRFIELD ROAD - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CS 3" SMOOTH READ LONG PATTERN COMMON SHELL FOUND ON THE MEHRING HOMESTEAD OFF FAIRFIELD ROAD - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This super fine condition artillery round was manufactured by Southern arsenals is a smooth sided, long Read percussion shell similar in design to its U.S. counterpart, a 2.9" - 3" Parrott shell. The… (R10979). Learn More »

C.S. 3" SMOOTH, LONG, READ COMMON PERCUSSION SHELL FOUND ON JACOBY'S FARM, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

C.S. 3" SMOOTH, LONG, READ COMMON PERCUSSION SHELL FOUND ON JACOBY'S FARM, GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This artillery specimen is a Confederate 3" smooth-sided, long read percussion shell. The projectile, made for a 10-pounder Parrott Rifle, was found on Jacoby's Farm along the Taneytown Rd in… (R11001). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SHELL FOUND ON EAST CAVALRY FIELD - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SHELL FOUND ON EAST CAVALRY FIELD - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is an original C.S. 3-Inch Smooth Read Case-Shot Shell. Moderately pitted, this shell measures approximately 8-7/8 inches long, 2.8 inches in diameter, and weighs 9.5 pounds. With provenance… (R10998). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLD'S WOODS - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH SMOOTH READ SHELL FOUND IN REYNOLD'S WOODS - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is an original fired and unexploded C.S. 3-Inch Read Smooth Case-Shot Shell. Lightly pitted, this shell measures approximately 8 ½ inches long and 2.8 inches in diameter and weighs 9.5… (R11196). Learn More »

C.S. 3" SMOOTH READ SHELL FOUND IN GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

C.S. 3" SMOOTH READ SHELL FOUND IN GETTYSBURG - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This example of artillery shell is classified as a Confederate 3”, smooth, long Read percussion shell made for a ten-pound Parrott Rifle (2.9”caliber). Once part of the Johnson Collection in… (R10951). Learn More »

C.S. 4.52" 12-LB SPHERICAL SHELL COMPLETE WITH C.S. VARIANT FUSE PLUG - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

C.S. 4.52" 12-LB SPHERICAL SHELL COMPLETE WITH C.S. VARIANT FUSE PLUG - GETTYSBURG / GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a fine and complete Confederate, 4.52", 12-pound spherical shell with its typical CS variant-type fuse adapter. Found on East Cavalry Field in Gettysburg sometime after the battle, this… (R11163). Learn More »

MINT CONDITION CS 4.52" 12 LB SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND ON EAST CAVALRY FIELD - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

MINT CONDITION CS 4.52" 12 LB SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND ON EAST CAVALRY FIELD - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

From the Walters Collection. This was the standard smoothbore projectile used during the Civil War. Its purpose was to destroy fortifications, gun emplacements, charging Infantry and Cavalry. When… (R11698). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 4.52" 12 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHELL - PITZER COLLECTION GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE 4.52" 12 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHELL - GEISELMAN COLLECTION / PITZER COLLECTION GETTYSBURG

This Confederate 12-pounder smoothbore spherical shell specimen is in fine original condition and has no Borman fuse in the cavity. A very common explosive shell used in the Civil War, artifact… (R10901). Learn More »

AXE HEAD RECOVERED FROM FORT REYNOLDS, NOVEMBER 1956

AXE HEAD RECOVERED FROM FORT REYNOLDS, NOVEMBER 1956

Meas. 7" x 4" x 1.5" with moderate surface rust and pitting. This item was part of a private collection, the contents of which were excavated in the 1950's - 1960's. They were later donated to the… (R16365). Learn More »

LARGE BROAD AXE RECOVERED AT BERMUDA HUNDRED, VA

LARGE BROAD AXE RECOVERED AT BERMUDA HUNDRED, VA

This axe head meas. 11.5" x 8". The blade itself meas. 11.5" x 4" and shows some surface rust and minor pitting. Recovered at Bermuda Hundred in February 1959. This item was part of a private… (R15942). Learn More »

LARGE CAMP AXE RECOVERED AT SNYDER'S BLUFF, MS

LARGE CAMP AXE RECOVERED AT SNYDER'S BLUFF, MS

Measures 7.5' x 3.5" without a handle. Some surface rust and pitting. Recovered in December 1954.   This item was part of a private collection, the contents of which were excavated in the 1950's -… (R15934). Learn More »

GRUBBING HOE RECOVERED AT BIG BLACK, MS

GRUBBING HOE RECOVERED AT BIG BLACK, MS

Rec. in December 1959. Measures 7.5" x 4.25", without a handle. Some surface rust and pitting. This item was part of a private collection, the contents of which were excavated in the 1950's - 1960's.… (R15933). Learn More »

CAMP SHOVEL RECOVERED AT RAPPAHANNOCK

CAMP SHOVEL RECOVERED AT RAPPAHANNOCK

Recovered Feb. 1954. Measures 7.5" x 12", without a handle. some surface rust and pitting. This item was part of a private collection, the contents of which were excavated in the 1950's - 1960's. They… (R15943). Learn More »

SHOVEL RECOVERED AT HANSBOROUGH RIDGE, BRANDY STATION, VA

SHOVEL RECOVERED AT HANSBOROUGH RIDGE, BRANDY STATION, VA

Meas. 12" x 9" at the head. Split handle meas. Approx. 8". This item was part of a private collection, the contents of which were excavated in the 1950's - 1960's. They were later donated to the… (R15840). Learn More »

SHOVEL RECOVERED AT HANSBOROUGH RIDGE BRANDY STATION, VA

SHOVEL RECOVERED AT HANSBOROUGH RIDGE BRANDY STATION, VA

Meas. 10.5" long x 9.5" wide. Heavy surface rust.   This item was part of a private collection, the contents of which were excavated in the 1950's - 1960's. They were later donated to the… (R15839). Learn More »

SPOON FROM A COMBINATION EATING SET RECOVERED FROM BRANDY STATION, VA, DECEMBER 1958

SPOON FROM A COMBINATION EATING SET RECOVERED FROM BRANDY STATION, VA, DECEMBER 1958

Meas. 4.25" length with slight surface rust. This item was part of a private collection, the contents of which were excavated in the 1950's - 1960's. They were later donated to the Wentworth Military… (R16231). Learn More »

US MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE PATTERN CANTEEN MADE INTO A CAMP TOOL

US MODEL 1858 BULLSEYE PATTERN CANTEEN MADE INTO A CAMP TOOL

US Model 1858 bullseye pattern canteen with all three sling keepers and missing spout. A 2.15" hole remains in the center. Canteen, which was flattened for use as a camp tool, with light surface… (R15832). Learn More »

$85.00
Originally $135.00

.44 CAL. PISTOL BULLET - SHILOH

.44 CAL. PISTOL BULLET - SHILOH

Recovered Shiloh, TN. (R17602). Learn More »

FORT TICONDEROGA RELIC - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

FORT TICONDEROGA RELIC - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

Iron pole band as found on wagon or large tent pole. This item is from the collection of the late William G. "Bill" Gavin (1924 - 2010), who was one of the nation's most prominent and esteemed Civil… (601-709). Learn More »

CANDLE STICK HOLDER FROM THE WILDERNESS - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

CANDLE STICK HOLDER FROM THE WILDERNESS - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

This is half of a two piece candle holder. Each half would unscrew and a separate cup would be screwed into each half. This is just one of the halves with no cup. Slightly bent. This item is from the… (601-552). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND IN CONFEDERATE TRENCH OF A.P. HILL'S CORPS, THE WILDERNESS - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND IN CONFEDERATE TRENCH OF A.P. HILL'S CORPS, THE WILDERNESS - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

One of five plates recovered in one day by Bill Gavin on the Wilderness battlefield on March 10, 1956.Arrow hooks and tongue on back. Face has moderate discoloration. No dents or nicks.   This item… (601-270). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND IN 2nd & 5th CORPS SITE, THE WILDERNESS - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US BELT PLATE FOUND IN 2nd & 5th CORPS SITE, THE WILDERNESS - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

One of five plates recovered in one day by Bill Gavin on the Wilderness battlefield on March 10, 1956. Arrow hooks and tongue on back. Face has light discoloration. No dents or nicks. Remains of… (601-266). Learn More »

.54 CAL ROUND PISTOL BALL, FIRED - GETTYSBURG

.54 CAL ROUND PISTOL BALL, FIRED - GETTYSBURG

This item is from the collection of the direct descendants of the Spangler Farm Estate on the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg. Exhibits a coating of white oxidation from exposure to the air. (R15444). Learn More »

.54 CAL ROUND PISTOL BALL, FIRED - GETTYSBURG

.54 CAL ROUND PISTOL BALL, FIRED - GETTYSBURG

This item is from the collection of the direct descendants of the Spangler Farm Estate on the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg. Exhibits a coating of white oxidation from exposure to the air. (R15442). Learn More »

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

This item is from the collection of the direct descendants of the Spangler Farm Estate on the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg. Exhibits a coating of white oxidation from exposure to the air. (R15434). Learn More »

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

This item is from the collection of the direct descendants of the Spangler Farm Estate on the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg. Exhibits a coating of white oxidation from exposure to the air. (R15433). Learn More »

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

This item is from the collection of the direct descendants of the Spangler Farm Estate on the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg. Exhibits a coating of white oxidation from exposure to the air. (R15432). Learn More »

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

This item is from the collection of the direct descendants of the Spangler Farm Estate on the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg. Exhibits a coating of white oxidation from exposure to the air. (R15429). Learn More »

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

This item is from the collection of the direct descendants of the Spangler Farm Estate on the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg. Exhibits a coating of white oxidation from exposure to the air. (R15428). Learn More »

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

This item is from the collection of the direct descendants of the Spangler Farm Estate on the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg. Exhibits a coating of white oxidation from exposure to the air. (R15426). Learn More »

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

This item is from the collection of the direct descendants of the Spangler Farm Estate on the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg. Exhibits a coating of white oxidation from exposure to the air. (R15424). Learn More »

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

This item is from the collection of the direct descendants of the Spangler Farm Estate on the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg. Exhibits a coating of white oxidation from exposure to the air. (R15421). Learn More »

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

This item is from the collection of the direct descendants of the Spangler Farm Estate on the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg. Exhibits a coating of white oxidation from exposure to the air. (R15420). Learn More »

ROUND IRON CASE SHOT - GETTYSBURG

ROUND IRON CASE SHOT - GETTYSBURG

This item is from the collection of the direct descendants of the Spangler Farm Estate on the Emmitsburg Road in Gettysburg. Exhibits a coating of white oxidation from exposure to the air. (R15406). Learn More »

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15604). Learn More »

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15675). Learn More »

.69 CONFEDERATE "SHOTGUN" SLUG (SHORT PATTERN) - GETTYSBURG

.69 CONFEDERATE "SHOTGUN" SLUG (SHORT PATTERN) - GETTYSBURG

Used by North Carolina troops. This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these… (R15674). Learn More »

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15618). Learn More »

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15617). Learn More »

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15615). Learn More »

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15614). Learn More »

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15612). Learn More »

.58 CAL. UNFIRED REGULATION 3-RING MINIE - GETTYSBURG

.58 CAL. UNFIRED REGULATION 3-RING MINIE - GETTYSBURG

With a cone cavity. This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics… (R15687). Learn More »

.58 CAL. UNFIRED REGULATION 3-RING MINIE - GETTYSBURG

.58 CAL. UNFIRED REGULATION 3-RING MINIE - GETTYSBURG

With a cone cavity. This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics… (R15685). Learn More »

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

Used in smoothbore muskets. This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these… (R15646). Learn More »

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

Used in smoothbore muskets. This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these… (R15640). Learn More »

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

Used in smoothbore muskets. This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these… (R15638). Learn More »

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

Used in smoothbore muskets. This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these… (R15636). Learn More »

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

Used in smoothbore muskets. This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these… (R15631). Learn More »

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

Used in smoothbore muskets. This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these… (R15630). Learn More »

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. UNFIRED CS ROUND MUSKET BALL - GETTYSBURG

Used in smoothbore muskets. This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these… (R15624). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MARBLE - GETTYSBURG

CIVIL WAR MARBLE - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15708). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MARBLE - GETTYSBURG

CIVIL WAR MARBLE - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15707). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR MARBLE - GETTYSBURG

CIVIL WAR MARBLE - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15706). Learn More »

.69 CALIBER UNFIRED ROUND MUSKET BALL USED IN SMOOTHBORE MUSKETS - GETTYSBURG

.69 CALIBER UNFIRED ROUND MUSKET BALL USED IN SMOOTHBORE MUSKETS - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15702). Learn More »

.69 CALIBER UNFIRED ROUND MUSKET BALL USED IN SMOOTHBORE MUSKETS - GETTYSBURG

.69 CALIBER UNFIRED ROUND MUSKET BALL USED IN SMOOTHBORE MUSKETS - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15701). Learn More »

WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Without the disk. This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were… (R15570). Learn More »

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT BULLET - GETTYSBURG

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT BULLET - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15579). Learn More »

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

.57 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15578). Learn More »

.54 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

.54 CALIBER UNFIRED CONFEDERATE GARDNER PATENT - GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15572). Learn More »

.69 CAL. UNFIRED ROUND BALL - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. UNFIRED ROUND BALL - GETTYSBURG

For smoothbore muskets and also used with "buck and ball". This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service… (R15660). Learn More »

WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

WILLIAMS CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Without the disk. This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were… (R15597). Learn More »

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE MUSKET HAMMER AND BREECH PLUG, FOUND TOGETHER WEST OF WILLOUGHBY RUN NEAR CHAMBERSBURG ROAD / GETTYSBURG

PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD RIFLE MUSKET HAMMER AND BREECH PLUG, FOUND TOGETHER WEST OF WILLOUGHBY RUN NEAR CHAMBERSBURG ROAD / GETTYSBURG

This item is from a group of Gettysburg relics acquired by The Horse Soldier from an auction held May 9 - 10, 2008 at Redding Auction Service in Gettysburg. All of these relics were recovered by… (R15520). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL BULLET - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL BULLET - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

NOTE: PRICE IS PER BULLET Fired condition. This item is from Emily Rosensteel’s Gettysburg collection of bullets recovered at the "High Water Mark". This is one collecting opportunity of a lifetime… (R17205). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL BULLET - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL BULLET - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

NOTE: PRICE IS PER BULLET Dropped condition. This item is from Emily Rosensteel’s Gettysburg collection of bullets recovered at the "High Water Mark". This is one collecting opportunity of a… (R17198). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

NOTE: PRICE IS PER BULLET Fired condition. This item is from Emily Rosensteel’s Gettysburg collection of bullets recovered at the "High Water Mark". This is one collecting opportunity of a lifetime… (R17197). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

NOTE: PRICE IS PER BULLET Fired condition. This item is from Emily Rosensteel’s Gettysburg collection of bullets recovered at the "High Water Mark". This is one collecting opportunity of a lifetime… (R17196). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER CARVED MINIE BALL - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

US .58 CALIBER CARVED MINIE BALL - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

NOTE: PRICE IS PER BULLET Fired condition. This item is from Emily Rosensteel’s Gettysburg collection of bullets recovered at the "High Water Mark". This is one collecting opportunity of a lifetime… (R17195). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

NOTE: PRICE IS PER BULLET Dropped condition. This item is from Emily Rosensteel’s Gettysburg collection of bullets recovered at the "High Water Mark". This is one collecting opportunity of a… (R17194). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL BULLET - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL BULLET - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

NOTE: PRICE IS PER BULLET Dropped condition. This item is from Emily Rosensteel’s Gettysburg collection of bullets recovered at the "High Water Mark". This is one collecting opportunity of a… (R17193). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALLS - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALLS - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

NOTE: PRICE IS PER BULLET Dropped condition. This item is from Emily Rosensteel’s Gettysburg collection of bullets recovered at the "High Water Mark". This is one collecting opportunity of a… (R17192). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

US .58 CALIBER MINIE BALL - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

NOTE: PRICE IS PER BULLET Dropped condition. This item is from Emily Rosensteel’s Gettysburg collection of bullets recovered at the "High Water Mark". This is one collecting opportunity of a… (R17191). Learn More »

US .54 CALIBER MINIE BALLS - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

US .54 CALIBER MINIE BALLS - HIGH WATER MARK, GETTYSBURG / ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

NOTE: PRICE IS PER BULLET Dropped condition. This item is from Emily Rosensteel’s Gettysburg collection of bullets recovered at the "High Water Mark". This is one collecting opportunity of a… (R17186). Learn More »

US CAVALRY CLEANING BRUSH TIP - GETTYSBURG

US CAVALRY CLEANING BRUSH TIP - GETTYSBURG

Dark brown patina. Measures 5 1/2" long. This item was recovered in Gettysburg at a 2nd Corps Hospital site. (R17768). Learn More »

PORTION OF A US MODEL 1861 IRON BUTTPLATE - GETTYSBURG

PORTION OF A US MODEL 1861 IRON BUTTPLATE - GETTYSBURG

Recovered at Gettysburg. Heavily rusted. (R17838). Learn More »

US ARTILLERY RAMMER POLE BAND - GETTYSBURG

US ARTILLERY RAMMER POLE BAND - GETTYSBURG

Bent out of round. This item was recovered in Gettysburg in the vicinity of Culp’s Hill. (R17807). Learn More »

US KNAPSACK HOOK - GETTYSBURG

US KNAPSACK HOOK - GETTYSBURG

This item was recovered at Gettysburg near Route 30 West. (R17826). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER MUSHROOM MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

US .58 CALIBER MUSHROOM MINIE BALL - GETTYSBURG

  This item was recovered on the 1st Day’s Battlefield, west of the town of Gettysburg. (R18069). Learn More »

CS TIN DRUM CANTEEN, EARLY GETTYSBURG PICK UP FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY CHRITZMAN

CS TIN DRUM CANTEEN, EARLY GETTYSBURG PICK UP FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY CHRITZMAN

Good condition tin drum canteen. Body is in excellent shape no dings or dents. Very light surface rust. All three sling keepers are present. Heavy leather sling with roller buckle. Sling is broken in… (579-02). Learn More »

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG - THE RELICS, ARTIFACTS & SOUVENIRS NEW BLACK & WHITE EDITION

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG - THE RELICS, ARTIFACTS & SOUVENIRS NEW BLACK & WHITE EDITION

Jones, Robert. Lulu.com Publishers, Copyright Robert Jones 2009. Softcover, 163 pages. Heavily illustrated with black and white photographs. Many books have been published on the Battle of Gettysburg,… (ST310). Learn More »

POTTERY FRAGMENTS - GETTYSBURG

POTTERY FRAGMENTS - GETTYSBURG

Recovered on the Michael Frey Farm on the Taneytown Rd. Small fragment (3/4") of a dish or cup, and a clay fragment (approx 2 1/2" x 1 1/2"). (R14210). Learn More »

CS 2.9-INCH "SLEEVED" READ CASE-SHOT SHELL FROM LEE'S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM IN GETTYSBURG

CS 2.9-INCH "SLEEVED" READ CASE-SHOT SHELL FROM LEE'S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM IN GETTYSBURG

This pattern Read has a nose that is slightly smaller than the rest of the projectile, giving it the "sleeved" look. Has the remains of the lathe dog near the perfect CS copper time fuse adapter. This… (R15342). Learn More »

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered from North Carolina camp on Mummasburg Rd., Gettysburg. (R17605). Learn More »

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered from farm near North Carolina monument, Gettysburg. (R17600). Learn More »

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered from woods at farm near North Carolina monument, Gettysburg. (R17599). Learn More »

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered from North Carolina camp on Mummasburg Rd., Gettysburg. (R17598). Learn More »

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered from farm near North Carolina monument, Gettysburg. (R17580). Learn More »

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered near Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg. (R17570). Learn More »

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered near North Carolina monument, Gettysburg. (R17564). Learn More »

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered from North Carolina camp on the Mummasburg Rd., Gettysburg. (R17547). Learn More »

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered on the Mummasburg Road, Gettysburg. (R17536). Learn More »

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered from farm near North Carolina Monument, Gettysburg. (R17526). Learn More »

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered from farm near North Carolina Monument, Gettysburg. (R17525). Learn More »

AUSTRIAN GUN TOOL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

AUSTRIAN GUN TOOL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Recovered in 1984, exact location unknown. (595-241). Learn More »

PISTOL SCREWDRIVER - GETTYSBURG

PISTOL SCREWDRIVER - GETTYSBURG

Location of recovery unknown. Complete despite being rusted. (R18556). Learn More »

CAMP AXE FROM THE FIELD HOSPITAL ON RALPH BUTT'S FARM - FROM THE JOHN GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CAMP AXE FROM THE FIELD HOSPITAL ON RALPH BUTT'S FARM - FROM THE JOHN GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This item is a small hand camp ax. It was found in relic condition in Gettysburg at a Field Hospital Site on Ralph Butt's Farm. Lightly pitted and rust encrusted, the ax head measures 5 inches by 3… (M18121). Learn More »

CAVALRY STRAP BELT ADJUSTER - GETTYSBURG

CAVALRY STRAP BELT ADJUSTER - GETTYSBURG

Recovered at 12th Corps Hospital site. (R18324). Learn More »

MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY CIVILIAN STYLE BIT FROM GETTSYBURG

MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY CIVILIAN STYLE BIT FROM GETTSYBURG

Found at a local Gettysburg estate, this item is a fine, original, civilian model horse curb bit in very good overall condition. The bit comes from a local farm located off the Taneytown Road in… (R9620). Learn More »

GETTYSBURG AREA RECOVERED CAVALRY BIT

GETTYSBURG AREA RECOVERED CAVALRY BIT

Model 1858 cavalry bit with the bosses removed. Manufacturer, Fairbanks VT., is clearly visible as well as the #3 and inspector's mark. It was originally purchased at a farm sale in Emmitsburg, Md. a… (R14095). Learn More »

EARLY 19TH CENTURY HORSE BIT - GETTYSBURG

EARLY 19TH CENTURY HORSE BIT - GETTYSBURG

From a Gettysburg area farm sale. (M19079). Learn More »

MID-19TH CENTURY SNAFFLE BIT / LEATHER HEADSTALL FROM THE ECKERT - ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

MID-19TH CENTURY SNAFFLE BIT / LEATHER HEADSTALL FROM THE ECKERT - ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

Once part of the famous Eckert - Rosensteel Civil War collection of Gettysburg, PA, this equestrian artifact is an original and complete heavy-duty, side-pull snaffle bit ensemble connected to its… (M16600). Learn More »

PACK SADDLE BRACE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

PACK SADDLE BRACE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION OF GETTYSBURG

Consist of 18" brace connecting two under-supports retaining remnants of leather girth strap. Intriguing Gettysburg relic, with excellent provenance. (M16594). Learn More »

TIN HORN RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

TIN HORN RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

This is a relic condition tin horn from the Gettysburg battlefield. It measures 14-inches in length and tapers to a 1 ½ inch diameter. This was obtained from the Eckert - Rosensteel Gettysburg… (M16583). Learn More »

CANNING JAR LID - GETTYSBURG

CANNING JAR LID - GETTYSBURG

Marked "Spratt's Patent July 18, 1854", "Wells and Provost Proprietors N.Y.". Has some damage. Location of recovery unknown.   (R18783). Learn More »

CANNING JAR LID - GETTYSBURG

CANNING JAR LID - GETTYSBURG

Marked "Spratt's Patent July 18, 1854 Improved", "Wells and Provost Proprietors N.Y.". Location of recovery unkown.   (R18784). Learn More »

WOOD SPLITTING WEDGE - GETTYSBURG

WOOD SPLITTING WEDGE - GETTYSBURG

Location of recovery unknown. (R18661). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE .69 CAL. SHOTGUN SLUG FOUND ON 1ST DAYS FIELD NEAR SPRINGS HOTEL, GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE .69 CAL. SHOTGUN SLUG FOUND ON 1ST DAYS FIELD NEAR SPRINGS HOTEL, GETTYSBURG

Used by North Carolina troops.  This Gettysburg related item was acquired from Reddings Auction Service on Oct. 24, 2009.  Dug near the Springs Hotel on the First Day’s Field and in dropped… (R17663). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE .69 CAL. SHOTGUN SLUG FOUND ON 1ST DAYS FIELD NEAR SPRINGS HOTEL, GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE .69 CAL. SHOTGUN SLUG FOUND ON 1ST DAYS FIELD NEAR SPRINGS HOTEL, GETTYSBURG

Used by North Carolina troops.  This Gettysburg related item was acquired from Reddings Auction Service on Oct. 24, 2009.  Dug near the Springs Hotel on the First Day’s Field and in dropped… (R17662). Learn More »

EXCAVATED SOUTH CAROLINA LOCAL BUTTON, SC20A

EXCAVATED SOUTH CAROLINA LOCAL BUTTON, SC20A

Excavated South Carolina Confederate Local Button SC20A. The word in the motto is misspelled "OPIRUSQUE". Backmark: "W. Wildt & Son" rmdc 23mm. Shank possibly replaced. Smooth brown patina.… (127-1027). Learn More »

GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD RELICS & SOUVENIRS

GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD RELICS & SOUVENIRS

Written by Mike O'Donnell.  Hardcover, 318 glossy pages. Heavily illustrated with black & white photographs This fabulous book tells the story of the Battle of Gettysburg through the artifacts… (ST302). Learn More »

US .58 CAL. CARTRIDGE BOX FINIAL WITH LEATHER REMAINS RECOVERED FROM PETERSBURG, VA, DECEMBER 1955

US .58 CAL. CARTRIDGE BOX FINIAL WITH LEATHER REMAINS RECOVERED FROM PETERSBURG, VA, DECEMBER 1955

This item was part of a private collection, the contents of which were excavated in the 1950's - 1960's. They were later donated to the Wentworth Military Academy, and recently de-acquistioned by same… (R16377). Learn More »

$12.50
Originally $18.50

US 3-INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL BASE RECOVERED FROM WILDERNESS, VA, FEBRUARY 1956

US 3-INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL BASE RECOVERED FROM WILDERNESS, VA, FEBRUARY 1956

Light surface rust and pitting. Shell base with visible patent markings. Meas. 3" x 2.5" x 1". This item was part of a private collection, the contents of which were excavated in the 1950's - 1960's.… (R16352). Learn More »

RELIC US 4.52 IN. 12LB SPHERICAL SHOT

RELIC US 4.52 IN. 12LB SPHERICAL SHOT

Fired from a 12-pounder 4.52" caliber smoothbore gun. Recovery location unknown. Moderate to heavy surface rust and pitting. This item was part of a private collection, the contents of which were… (R15806). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM CONFEDERATE TRENCH AT SPOTSYLVANIA - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM CONFEDERATE TRENCH AT SPOTSYLVANIA - BILL GAVIN COLLECITON

Recovered by and from the collection of Bill Gavin. Face is heavily discolored. "S" is somewhat dim. Back has both loops, which are rusted. Tape label is loose but attached to plate with string. Tag… (601-614). Learn More »

BAYONET ENTRENCHING TOOL FROM HARPER'S FERRY - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

BAYONET ENTRENCHING TOOL FROM HARPER'S FERRY - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

58 Caliber socket bayonet missing the locking ring. Bayonet was cut down and flattened out to use for digging. Dug by Bill Gavin in a Federal camp on Loudon Heights. This item is from the collection… (601-528). Learn More »

RELIC "SNY" STATE OF NEW YORK BELT PLATE SKIN - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

RELIC "SNY" STATE OF NEW YORK BELT PLATE SKIN - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

Recovered at Santee Camp. From Bill Gavin collection. M1839 oval plate, measuring 3.875" in width, 2.125" in width. Slightly crumpled face, paper-thin, stripped of all lead backing. Exhibiting… (601-193). Learn More »

DUG, RARE, DOUBLE COMPARTMENT CONFEDERATE CANTEEN - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

DUG, RARE, DOUBLE COMPARTMENT CONFEDERATE CANTEEN - BILL GAVIN COLLECTION

This item was dug by the late Bill Gavin in a Confederate camp. Unfortunately we have not been able to determine where this camp was located. This is a tin drum canteen in good condition for a dug… (601-23). Learn More »

CS TIN DRUM CANTEEN RECOVERED BY BILL GAVIN IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

CS TIN DRUM CANTEEN RECOVERED BY BILL GAVIN IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

All strap loops are intact on this Confederate canteen. Considerable surface rust with some original finish shining through. Canteen measures 7 1/2" in diameter. This item is from the collection of… (601-20). Learn More »

CS TIN DRUM CANTEEN RECOVERED BY BILL GAVIN AT HILL'S DIVISION CAMP SITE

CS TIN DRUM CANTEEN RECOVERED BY BILL GAVIN AT HILL'S DIVISION CAMP SITE

This Confederate canteen measures 5 1/4" diameter. Missing one strap loop with some considerable denting. This item is from the collection of the late William G. "Bill" Gavin (1924 - 2010) was one of… (601-19). Learn More »

DUG U.S. MODEL 1839 PATTERN FEDERAL INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE

DUG U.S. MODEL 1839 PATTERN FEDERAL INFANTRY WAIST BELT PLATE

This excavated Federal waist belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern for enlisted infantry, ca. 1864. Construction for the plate is via the die-struck, rolled brass face method, set with a lead… (348-74). Learn More »

CS 4.2" 30 POUND READ LONG IRON SABOT SHELL FOUND AT PETERSBURG, VA - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CS 4.2" 30 POUND READ LONG IRON SABOT SHELL FOUND AT PETERSBURG, VA - GEISELMAN COLLECTION

The wrought iron tapered ring sabot, intact, has damage from being fired. Used the wood adapter, paper time fuse plug. The fuse hole has traces of the wood plug. Body of shell only lightly cleaned, by… (R11765). Learn More »

$800.00
Originally $975.00

CS 4.52" RELIC 12 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHELL

CS 4.52" RELIC 12 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHELL

Found in a North Carolina barn. Shell used wooden fuse plug. Remnants of arsenal black paint cover 70% of shell, the remaining surface exhibits light to medium rust & corrosion. Else VG. Handsome… (ART1A). Learn More »

C.S. TIME FUSE ADAPTER WITH REMAINS OF PAPER FUSE

C.S. TIME FUSE ADAPTER WITH REMAINS OF PAPER FUSE

This artifact is a good condition, copper Confederate time fuse adapter. These short artillery brass fuse plugs were produced to allow their use in spherical case-shot projectiles. Two spanner holes… (R14689). Learn More »

$75.00
Originally $95.00


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