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RELIC CIVIL WAR PICKET PIN FROM CEDAR CREEK

RELIC CIVIL WAR PICKET PIN FROM CEDAR CREEK

This is an excavated, iron picket pin.  A regulation piece of equipment for cavalrymen. Used to stake-down a horse temporarily while on picket or grazing. Measures 14” long overall. Iron “figure… (819-104). Learn More »

HISTORICAL SECTION OF TREE FROM ANTIETAM

HISTORICAL SECTION OF TREE FROM ANTIETAM

This curved section of tree, measuring approx. 14” x 1” on diameter has a period tag attached which reads, “UNDER THIS TREE COMMANDING HIS TROOPS STOOD GENERAL A.P. HILL, AT THE BATTLE OF… (991-03). Learn More »

STACKED BURNSIDE CASINGS, RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

STACKED BURNSIDE CASINGS, RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

This relic is ten brass Burnside .54 caliber shell casings stacked one inside the other. They are in overall good condition for dug casings. Shows a darkened green patina. Top casing has flattened… (R22764). Learn More »

$95.00
SOLD

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE RECOVERED SOUTH CAVALRY FIELD, GETTYSBURG

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE RECOVERED SOUTH CAVALRY FIELD, GETTYSBURG

Front face exhibits dark patina, crisp but dusty, with a few slight dings round the edge, while remaining entirely symmetrical. “Puppy-paw” reverse is missing its hook, and its lead backing has… (R22788). Learn More »

$395.00
ON HOLD

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… (513-37). Learn More »

$250.00
ON HOLD

BASE SECTION OF SCHENKL SHELL

BASE SECTION OF SCHENKL SHELL

This is the very tail section of a Schenkl shell with about 4.00 inches of the tail body/ Item is marked “S-7” and was dug at Spotsylvania, Virginia. Fragment has been lightly cleaned.   … (595-1161). Learn More »

$25.00
SOLD

LARGE SCHENKL SHELL FRAGMENT FROM MECHANICSVILLE, VIRGINIA

LARGE SCHENKL SHELL FRAGMENT FROM MECHANICSVILLE, VIRGINIA

This fragment is from the side of a Schenkl shell and runs from the nose to ¾ of the way down the tail. Fragment meas. approx. 8.00 x 3.00 inches. Fuse threads can still be seen on the nose… (595-1162). Learn More »

$47.50
SOLD

NICE FRAGMENT FROM A CONFEDERATE 12LB SPHERICAL CASE SHOT “SIDE LOADER” SHELL

NICE FRAGMENT FROM A CONFEDERATE 12LB SPHERICAL CASE SHOT “SIDE LOADER” SHELL

Fragment meas. approx. 3.50 x 6.50 inches and has been lightly cleaned. Visible are half of the fuse hole and half of the hole for the “side loader” plug. Item is nicely inked with “CS” in an… (595-1164). Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

NOSE SECTION OF SCHENKL SHELL FRAGMENT FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA

NOSE SECTION OF SCHENKL SHELL FRAGMENT FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA

This fragment is the nose section of a Schenkl shell and still retains most of the combination fuse and several case shot balls. Nicely inked on the surface is “SPOTSYLVANIA VA. 1864.” Fragment… (595-1163). Learn More »

$45.00
SOLD

US 3-INCH 10- POUND PARROTT SHELL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

US 3-INCH 10- POUND PARROTT SHELL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Very nice clean shell. The exterior is smooth with virtually no pitting causing one to assume it was an early pick up. The fuse is missing but the threads are in good condition. The iron sabot is 50%… (809-15). Learn More »

RELIC SIDE KNIFE RECOVERED FROM VICKSBURG

RELIC SIDE KNIFE RECOVERED FROM VICKSBURG

Clipped point iron knife is in good relic condition with moderate surface rust and pitting. Blade shows some chipping on edge. Measures 10 ¾” in total length, blade measures 6 ¾”. Letter of… (819-100). Learn More »

LOT OF ANDERSONVILLE RELICS

LOT OF ANDERSONVILLE RELICS

Display box has two large nails, a pocket knife, roller buckle and eagle breast plate. All are in very good relic condition, with light to moderate surface rust and pitting. Breast plate is originally… (819-99). Learn More »

$495.00
ON HOLD

AXE HEAD RECOVERED FROM C.S. HOSPITAL SITE IN GETTYSBURG

AXE HEAD RECOVERED FROM C.S. HOSPITAL SITE IN GETTYSBURG

Ax head is in very good relic condition with light surface rust and pitting. Was found in the area of Ewell’s, 2nd Corp field hospital. Measures approx. 7” wide x 3” at the poll x 4” at the… (819-97). Learn More »

$75.00
SOLD

RELIC SIDE KNIFE RECOVERED AT HARRISON’S LANDING, CHARLES CITY COUNTY, VIRGINIA

RELIC SIDE KNIFE RECOVERED AT HARRISON’S LANDING, CHARLES CITY COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Iron knife is in good relic condition with moderate surface rust and pitting. Blade shows some chipping. Knife was clear coated. Measures 10” in total length, blade measures 5 1/2”. Provenance… (819-101). Learn More »

$145.00
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LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN INKWELL SOUVENIR, CIRCA 1880’s

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN INKWELL SOUVENIR, CIRCA 1880’s

Base is made of burl wood from historic Lookout Mountain. Flat section of wood is etched with, “LOOKOUT MT”. Glass inkwell has a fluted design and hinged lid. Inkwell fits nicely in the wood base,… (M25759). Learn More »

RELIC WHITNEY REVOLVER - ATLANTA CAMPAIGN

RELIC WHITNEY REVOLVER - ATLANTA CAMPAIGN

Recovered from the site of the Battle of Peachtree Creek, Atlanta Campaign - 7/20/1864. Mounted on light oak board, 8 x 20. 75”, w/bust photos of W.T. Sherman & John Bell Hood, 2.25 x 2.75”,… (819-92). Learn More »

$450.00
ON HOLD

BULLET IN WOOD FROM BENTONVILLE, NC

BULLET IN WOOD FROM BENTONVILLE, NC

Here is a small piece of wood containing a fired Civil War bullet, the remains of a tree that was in the line of fire during the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina.  The piece measures about 2”… (R22728). Learn More »

$49.50
SOLD

BULLET IN WOOD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VA

BULLET IN WOOD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VA

Here is a small piece of wood containing a fired Civil War bullet, the remains of a tree that was in the line of fire at Spotsylvania, Virginia.  The piece measures about 1 ¼” round. The bullet is… (R22732). Learn More »

$39.50
SOLD

BULLET IN WOOD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VA

BULLET IN WOOD FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VA

Here is a small piece of wood containing a fired Civil War bullet, the remains of a tree that was in the line of fire at Spotsylvania, Virginia.  The piece measures about 2” long. The bullet is a… (R22730). Learn More »

BULLET IN WOOD FROM BENTONVILLE, NC

BULLET IN WOOD FROM BENTONVILLE, NC

Here is a piece of wood containing a fired Civil War bullet, the remains of a tree that was in the line of fire during the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina.  The piece measures about 6” long… (R22726). Learn More »

$79.50
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BULLET IN WOOD FROM BENTONVILLE, NC

BULLET IN WOOD FROM BENTONVILLE, NC

Here is a piece of wood containing a fired Civil War bullet, the remains of a tree that was in the line of fire during the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina.  The piece measures about 8 ½”… (R22725). Learn More »

$89.50
ON HOLD

WREATH SECTION OF TWO PIECE CS PLATE

WREATH SECTION OF TWO PIECE CS PLATE

This is the wreath section only of a two piece CS plate. The surface has green discoloration over a light patina which causes the details of the wreath to stand out. Keeper is present and intact but… (986-63). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

Plate has flat face with both teeth present. When laid on a tabletop a slight bend is perceptible but otherwise the item is in very nice condition with a dark surface patina. Plate was recovered at… (986-69). Learn More »

AUSTRIAN LOCKPLATE / HAMMER – RECOVERED FROM POWERS HILL, GETTYSBURG

AUSTRIAN LOCKPLATE / HAMMER – RECOVERED FROM POWERS HILL, GETTYSBURG

Item is in good relic condition with light surface rust and pitting. Has painted lettering that reads, “GETTYSBURG 1953 POWERS HILL”. Powers Hill is located in Gettysburg National Military Park in… (665-41). Learn More »

KNIFE BLADE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

KNIFE BLADE RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Appears to be a side knife rather than an eating utensil. Blade is 5" in length. Location of recovery unknown.     [AD] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (819-98). Learn More »

CASE OF RELICS FROM TREVILIAN STATION

CASE OF RELICS FROM TREVILIAN STATION

June 11 – 12, 1864, hoping to disrupt supply lines, draw attention away from General Grant's movements, and link up with additional forces near Charlottesville, Union Major General Philip Sheridan… (173-4077). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $495.00

CASE OF RELICS FROM TREVILIAN STATION

CASE OF RELICS FROM TREVILIAN STATION

June 11 – 12, 1864, hoping to disrupt supply lines, draw attention away from General Grant's movements, and link up with additional forces near Charlottesville, Union Major General Philip Sheridan… (173-4075). Learn More »

$200.00
Originally $250.00

ARTILLERY RELICS RECOVERED FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE BY JOHN CULLISON

ARTILLERY RELICS RECOVERED FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE BY JOHN CULLISON

These relics were recovered on Pickett’s Charge field by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959. Cullison sold his collection to the famed… (173-1934). Learn More »

$280.00
Originally $350.00

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS

This box contains the following:   A fragment from a 3-inch Schenkl shell meas. approx. 2.00 x 4.00 inches Small piece of CS copper sabot 3 fragments from a 10-pound Parrott shell 3 fragments of a CS… (173-1933). Learn More »

$200.00
Originally $250.00

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS

This box contains the following:   A 10-pound CS Read-Parrott fragment showing small section of threads for fuse 3-inch Schenkl shell fragment 3-inch Hotchkiss shell base Section of lead… (173-1935). Learn More »

$200.00
Originally $250.00

US PATTERN 1939 BELT PLATE DUG BY SID KIRKSIS – GRAVELLY SPRINGS, AL

US PATTERN 1939 BELT PLATE DUG BY SID KIRKSIS – GRAVELLY SPRINGS, AL

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern and was recovered from Gravelly Springs, Alabama in November 1967. Plate is in fair excavated condition. Constructed in the die-struck and… (R22755). Learn More »

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS

This box contains the following:   Large 20-pound Parrott shell fragment fired by Taft’s Battery-only 20 pounder’s on the field Fragment of CS grapeshot Brass section of a Hotchkiss time… (173-1940). Learn More »

$180.00
Originally $225.00

WONDERFUL ANDERSONVILLE RELIC CRIBBAGE BOARD FROM THE CLARA BARTON FAIR

WONDERFUL ANDERSONVILLE RELIC CRIBBAGE BOARD FROM THE CLARA BARTON FAIR

After the Civil War Clara Barton went to Andersonville Prison with former inmate Private Dorance Atwater of the 1st Connecticut Cavalry Battalion and 2nd New York Cavalry Regiment. Barton and Atwater… (846-111). Learn More »

GUTTER BACK CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

GUTTER BACK CONFEDERATE FRAME BUCKLE

Smooth face and a hollow back gives this plate its name. Plate is in nice condition with a small bend in one of the teeth. Surface patina shows that the plate is dug but the location of its recovery… (986-65). Learn More »

RELIC SECTION OF PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD MUSKET

RELIC SECTION OF PATTERN 1853 ENFIELD MUSKET

This relic consists of the complete barrel, two barrel bands, three-quarters of the stock forend and three-quarters of the ramrod. The barrel has moderate surface rust throughout and still retains its… (954-65). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE DUG BY SID KIRKSIS - FALMOUTH, VA

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE DUG BY SID KIRKSIS - FALMOUTH, VA

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern and was recovered from Falmouth, Virginia in August 1961. Plate is in good excavated condition. Constructed in the die-struck and rolled brass… (R22752). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE DUG BY SID KIRKSIS - PAYNE'S FARM (MINE RUN)

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE DUG BY SID KIRKSIS - PAYNE'S FARM (MINE RUN)

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern and was recovered at Payne’s Farm (part of the Mine Run Campaign), in April 1958. Plate is in very good excavated condition. Constructed in… (R22749). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE DUG BY SID KIRKSIS - CEDAR CREEK

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE DUG BY SID KIRKSIS - CEDAR CREEK

This Federal belt plate is of the regulation 1839 pattern and was recovered from Cedar Creek in September 1958. Plate is in very good excavated condition. Constructed in the die-struck and rolled… (R22748). Learn More »

ARTILLERY BLACKSMITH TONGS RECOVERED FROM APPOMATTOX

ARTILLERY BLACKSMITH TONGS RECOVERED FROM APPOMATTOX

Hand-wrought iron tongs measure 23” total length. Exhibits light surface rust, moderate pitting and surface cracking. Very solid piece.  [sl] Extra shipping required if using Priority Mail due to… (173-4115). Learn More »

VERY FINE CONDITION US ENGINEERS SHAKO CAP INSIGNIA

VERY FINE CONDITION US ENGINEERS SHAKO CAP INSIGNIA

This excavated artifact is a rare and very fine Federal engineer shako hat device. The rolled, thin, sheet-brass insignia is intricately stamped and depicts a medieval-style castle with two turrets… (986-50). Learn More »

THIRD CORPS BADGE DUG IN MINE RUN, VIRGINIA AREA

THIRD CORPS BADGE DUG IN MINE RUN, VIRGINIA AREA

Diamond shaped Union 3rd Corps badge that meas. approx. 1.00 x 1.50 inches. Face is discolored a bit from ground action and the reverse has the remains of the pin solder. Overall the item is in very… (986-71). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE FOUND IN FIELD BY BARLOW’S KNOLL, GETTYSBURG IN 1962

US PATTERN 1839 BELT PLATE FOUND IN FIELD BY BARLOW’S KNOLL, GETTYSBURG IN 1962

Found by Mr. Glenn Hoskins on the First Day’s Battlefield north of town. Plate has a dark olive patina with arrow hooks on back. Minor ding on plate near letter “U”. … (286-375). Learn More »

$325.00
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US/CS 12 LB CANISTER ROUND BALL FOUND BETWEEN DEVIL’S DEN AND BIG ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

US/CS 12 LB CANISTER ROUND BALL FOUND BETWEEN DEVIL’S DEN AND BIG ROUND TOP, GETTYSBURG

Found by local resident and relic hunter Iva Rosensteel, sister of George Rosensteel, founder and owner of the Electric Map Museum, later headquarters of the Gettysburg National Military… (R22102). Learn More »

$67.50
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6th CORPS BADGE

6th CORPS BADGE

Recovered in the greater Richmond, VA area. Brass 6th corps badge has a darkened patina. Reverse originally featured a soldered attachment hook and pin, but all that is present is the base that would… (883-45). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $495.00

DUG 6th CORPS BADGE

DUG 6th CORPS BADGE

Recovered in the greater Richmond, VA area. Brass 6th corps badge has a darkened patina. Reverse shows where attachment pin had been soldered on but is no longer present. There are also two small… (883-57). Learn More »

$425.00
Originally $495.00

3rd CORPS BADGE

3rd CORPS BADGE

Recovered in the greater Richmond, VA area. Brass 3rd corps badge has a darkened patina. Reverse shows where two attachment hooks had been soldered on but are no longer present. These were for… (883-46). Learn More »

$425.00
Originally $495.00

DUG 3rd CORPS BADGE

DUG 3rd CORPS BADGE

Brass 3rd corps badge has a darkened patina. Two small holes are present which were for sewing to the soldier’s hat or left side of the uniform. This avoided confusion on the battlefield as a… (883-47). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $450.00

DUG SHIELD WITH 6th CORPS BADGE

DUG SHIELD WITH 6th CORPS BADGE

Recovered in the Richmond, VA area.  Brass, shield shaped 6th corps badge has a darkened patina. This badge has a notches at the top and bottom for attachment purposes. Corps badges were attached to… (883-56). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $550.00

RELIC 5th CORPS BADGE

RELIC 5th CORPS BADGE

Brass 5th corps badge has a darkened patina. Reverse originally featured a soldered attachment pin with hook, but all that is present is the base of both. Also present are two holes on the sides which… (883-64). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $500.00

DUG PORTION OF 7TH CORPS BADGE

DUG PORTION OF 7TH CORPS BADGE

Brass 7th corps badge has a darkened patina; missing the 5 pointed star that should be in the center opening of the “C”. Corps badges were attached to the soldier’s hat or left side of the… (883-21). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $295.00

DUG 6th CORPS BADGE

DUG 6th CORPS BADGE

Brass 6th corps badge has a darkened patina. In the center are remnants of the base material that would have been covered in fabric. Reverse features original attachment hook but pin is not present.… (883-50). Learn More »

$395.00
Originally $495.00

FANTASTIC ENGRAVED GETTYSBURG SHELL BY WOODWARD – ZEIGLER COLLECTION

FANTASTIC ENGRAVED GETTYSBURG SHELL BY WOODWARD – ZEIGLER COLLECTION

This inert shell is a US 2.9” Parrott shell engraved by Gettysburg resident Edward Woodward. Mr. Woodward was a local gunsmith who, with the growth of tourism after the fighting at Gettysburg,… (488-04). Learn More »

$3,500.00
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ENGRAVED GETTYSBURG C.S. CANNON BALL BY WOODWARD – ZIEGLER COLLECTION

ENGRAVED GETTYSBURG C.S. CANNON BALL BY WOODWARD – ZIEGLER COLLECTION

This is a Confederate 12-pdr solid shot engraved by Gettysburg resident Edward Woodward. Mr. Woodward was a local gunsmith who, with the growth of tourism after the fighting at Gettysburg, opened a… (488-03). Learn More »

$3,950.00
ON HOLD

BULLET IN WOOD

BULLET IN WOOD

Here is a small piece of wood containing a fired Civil War bullet, the remains of a tree that was in the line of fire. Recovered from an unknown battlefield.  The piece measures about 1 ¾” long.… (R22736). Learn More »

$20.00
SOLD

RELIC U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE – WILDERNESS

RELIC U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE – WILDERNESS

This excavated plate has a brass face with uncleaned surface patina. The detail on the eagle is very good. The reverse has 100% of the lead fill. Both iron hooks remain. The relic hunter wrote on the… (986-55). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE – CHANCELLORSVILLE

RELIC U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE – CHANCELLORSVILLE

This excavated plate has a brass face with uncleaned green-brown surface patina. The detail on the eagle is good. The reverse has most of the lead fill. Both iron hooks have rusted off. The relic… (986-56). Learn More »

$145.00
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BULLET IN WOOD FROM TREVILIAN STATION MOUNTED ON DISPLAY BASE

BULLET IN WOOD FROM TREVILIAN STATION MOUNTED ON DISPLAY BASE

Nicely done display of a 4.50 x 1.25 inch piece of wood opened like a clam to reveal a fired .58 minie ball inside. The item was made by splitting the wood and exposing the bullet. Then the section of… (986-73). Learn More »

RELIC MODEL 1849 POCKET COLT RECOVERED ALONG SANTA FE TRAIL

RELIC MODEL 1849 POCKET COLT RECOVERED ALONG SANTA FE TRAIL

Relic condition Model 1849 pocket Colt missing the wood grips, part of the loading lever and its catch. Octagon barrel meas. approx. 4.00 inches long with a mostly readable barrel stamp on the top… (31-1578). Learn More »

BULLET IN WOOD FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE, VA

BULLET IN WOOD FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE, VA

Here is a piece of wood containing a fired Civil War bullet, the remains of a tree that was in the line of fire during the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia.  The piece measures about 3 ¾” long… (R22719). Learn More »

$89.50
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BULLET IN WOOD FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE, VA

BULLET IN WOOD FROM CHANCELLORSVILLE, VA

Here is a piece of wood containing a fired Civil War bullet, the remains of a tree that was in the line of fire during the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia.  The piece measures about 2 ½” long… (R22718). Learn More »

GRAPE SHOT IN WOOD RECOVERED FROM DUG GAP, GEORGIA

GRAPE SHOT IN WOOD RECOVERED FROM DUG GAP, GEORGIA

Grape shot is lodged near the center of a large piece of wood. At widest points, wood measures approx. 42” long x 4 ¼” thick. Writing in marker ink on reverse reads, “FOUND DUG GAP- GA.… (R22742). Learn More »

$1,295.00
ON HOLD

BULLET IN WOOD FROM THE WILDERNESS, VA

BULLET IN WOOD FROM THE WILDERNESS, VA

Here is a piece of wood containing a fired Civil War bullet, the remains of a tree that was in the line of fire during the Battle of The Wilderness, Virginia.  The piece measures about 4” long by 2… (R22721). Learn More »

$97.50
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CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER SCABBARD FROM VIRGINIA

CIVIL WAR MODEL 1860 CAVALRY SABER SCABBARD FROM VIRGINIA

Item is the scabbard only of a Model 1860 Cavalry saber accompanied by a letter from a previous owner giving some particulars in regards to the history of the piece. The scabbard is complete with the… (410-123). Learn More »

REFERENCE BOOK – CIVIL WAR RELICS FROM GEORGIA

REFERENCE BOOK – CIVIL WAR RELICS FROM GEORGIA

By Celeste & David Topper, published in 1989. Hard cover, gold foil imprint on cover, 8 ½” x 11”, 200 pages. Printed on coated paper and heavily illustrated. All types of relics from… (516-551). Learn More »

RELIC IRON TRIVET, RECOVERED FROM ORANGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

RELIC IRON TRIVET, RECOVERED FROM ORANGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Footed iron trivet was recovered from the area of General Rodes’ camp at Orange County, Virginia from the winter of 1863-64. Trivet exhibits light to moderate surface rust and pitting. Small section… (665-36). Learn More »

COLONIAL TRADE AX HEAD, RECOVERED FROM LANCASTER COUNTY, PA

COLONIAL TRADE AX HEAD, RECOVERED FROM LANCASTER COUNTY, PA

Iron ax head is heavy and solid. Formed from a single piece of iron with eye for wooden handle. Shows surface rust and pitting. Measures approx. 5 ¾” wide x 3 ¼” high x 1 ½” deep. … (179-823). Learn More »

COLONIAL TRADE AX HEAD, RECOVERED FROM LANCASTER COUNTY, PA

COLONIAL TRADE AX HEAD, RECOVERED FROM LANCASTER COUNTY, PA

Iron ax head is heavy and solid. Formed from a single piece of iron with eye for wooden handle. Shows surface rust and pitting. Measures approx. 6 ¼” wide x 3 ½” high x 1 ½” deep.… (179-824). Learn More »

CDV OF SIXTH CORPS SOLDIER AND RELIC SIXTH CORPS BADGE

CDV OF SIXTH CORPS SOLDIER AND RELIC SIXTH CORPS BADGE

The CDV photograph features a young soldier standing next to a table. The young man appears to be wearing light blue trousers with a thin, dark stripe on the leg as well as a dark blue military vest.… (224-168). Learn More »

$800.00
Originally $1,250.00

US GENERAL SERVICE ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE CUFF BUTTON FOUND AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

US GENERAL SERVICE ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE CUFF BUTTON FOUND AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

Button has plain brass back with remains of shank. Nice chocolate patina. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric… (173-2556). Learn More »

US GENERAL SERVICE ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE JACKET BUTTON FOUND AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

US GENERAL SERVICE ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE JACKET BUTTON FOUND AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

Button has plain brass back with shank. Nice chocolate patina. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric Map Museum… (173-2552). Learn More »

US GENERAL SERVICE ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE JACKET BUTTON FOUND AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

US GENERAL SERVICE ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE JACKET BUTTON FOUND AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

Button has plain brass back with shank. Nice dark olive patina. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric Map… (173-2553). Learn More »

US/CS IRON ARTILLERY CASE SHOT BALLS FUSED TOGETHER, FOUND IN A FIELD NEXT TO REYNOLDS’ WOODS AT GETTYSBURG

US/CS IRON ARTILLERY CASE SHOT BALLS FUSED TOGETHER, FOUND IN A FIELD NEXT TO REYNOLDS’ WOODS AT GETTYSBURG

Two small case shot balls fused together when the case shot shell exploded. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the… (173-3218). Learn More »

$95.00
ON HOLD

6-PDR. SOLID SHOT FROM G.A.R. POST #9 IN PHILADELPHIA

6-PDR. SOLID SHOT FROM G.A.R. POST #9 IN PHILADELPHIA

Solid, cast iron shot for 6-pounder field gun. This cannon ball has a mould seam.  Approximately half of the surface looks to retain old black paint while the other half exhibits a lightly pitted… (809-12). Learn More »

$295.00
ON HOLD

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH BROUN SHELL

CONFEDERATE 3-INCH BROUN SHELL

Excavated late-war Confederate artillery shell for 3-inch ordnance rifles. Round nose with hole for drive-in fuse. Single 1-inch wide bourrelet near top of shell.  The copper sabot that served as the… (980-04). Learn More »

$200.00
ON HOLD

SHOTGUN BARREL RECOVERED AT APPOMATTOX

SHOTGUN BARREL RECOVERED AT APPOMATTOX

Excavated double barrel shotgun barrel recovered at Appomattox. From muzzle loading shotgun. Barrels only. Remains of percussion nipples at breech end and a small bead sight at the muzzle end. … (173-4118). Learn More »

MODEL 1863 RIFLE MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED AT APPOMATTOX

MODEL 1863 RIFLE MUSKET BARREL RECOVERED AT APPOMATTOX

Excavated barrel from a Model 1863 rifle musket recovered at Appomattox. Barrel only. Bolster with remains of percussion nipple at breech end and sight at the muzzle end…rear sight missing.  Breech… (173-4120). Learn More »

$197.50
ON HOLD

EARLY SOUVENIR WALKING CANE MADE OF WOOD FROM THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD AT CULP’S HILL

EARLY SOUVENIR WALKING CANE MADE OF WOOD FROM THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD AT CULP’S HILL

Here is an early souvenir walking cane made of wood taken from the famous Gettysburg battlefield area of Culp’s Hill. This very slender wooden cane measures about 34" long with a handle formed by a… (635-246). Learn More »

US 2.9-INCH PARROTT ARTILLERY FUSE PLUG FROM GETTYSBURG

US 2.9-INCH PARROTT ARTILLERY FUSE PLUG FROM GETTYSBURG

Brass Parrott style artillery plug for the paper time fuse. Item is in nice condition. All the threads down the side are in good shape. This piece looks a lot like the Confederate fuse plug but it is… (R22713). Learn More »

$150.00
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COLLECTION OF DUG UNION AND CONFEDERATE BUTTONS - MISSISSIPPI “I”

COLLECTION OF DUG UNION AND CONFEDERATE BUTTONS - MISSISSIPPI “I”

This lot of 12 dug buttons includes the following: 5 US General Service Eagle coat buttons – 1 extra quality, 2 Scoville, 2 plain backs. All have shanks. None have any gilt left. Most have dark… (611-578). Learn More »

US .52 CALIBER SPENCER RIFLE BULLET FOUND AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD, GETTYSBURG

US .52 CALIBER SPENCER RIFLE BULLET FOUND AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD, GETTYSBURG

A nice dropped condition Spencer Rifle bullet. Carbines were not issued to troopers until August 1863. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family… (173-2615). Learn More »

US .52 CALIBER SPENCER RIFLE BULLET FOUND AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD, GETTYSBURG

US .52 CALIBER SPENCER RIFLE BULLET FOUND AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD, GETTYSBURG

A nice dropped condition Spencer Rifle bullet. Carbines were not issued to troopers until August 1863. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family… (173-2614). Learn More »

SCARCE US .56 CALIBER COLT REVOLVING RIFLE BULLET FOUND AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD, GETTYSBURG

SCARCE US .56 CALIBER COLT REVOLVING RIFLE BULLET FOUND AT EAST CAVALRY FIELD, GETTYSBURG

Dropped condition, with a nice light patina. Casting flaw on bottom, small hole formed when bullet was cast, allowing an air pocket to form. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison,… (173-2610). Learn More »

SCARCE US .58 CALIBER GARDNER PATENT EXPLOSIVE BULLET FOUND AT BARLOW’S KNOLL NORTH OF GETTYSBURG

SCARCE US .58 CALIBER GARDNER PATENT EXPLOSIVE BULLET FOUND AT BARLOW’S KNOLL NORTH OF GETTYSBURG

A scarce bullet found in and around Barlow’s Knoll in fired condition. Damage to nose section. Nice tan patina. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel… (173-3192). Learn More »

$95.00
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PEWTER MILITIA BUTTON

PEWTER MILITIA BUTTON

Button has a flower design. Shank is present on reverse. Backmark reads, “SPENCER HOTCHKISS”. Measures 30mm. [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE… (173-586). Learn More »

EARLY SOUVENIR WALKING CANE MADE OF WOOD FOUND ON THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD AT PICKETT’S CHARGE

EARLY SOUVENIR WALKING CANE MADE OF WOOD FOUND ON THE GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD AT PICKETT’S CHARGE

Here is an early souvenir walking cane made of wood taken from the famous Gettysburg battlefield area of Pickett’s Charge. The slender wooden cane is straight and measures 35" long with a handle… (635-247). Learn More »

US INFANTRY OFFICER’S “I” JACKET BUTTON FOUND AT REYNOLDS' WOODS ON FIRST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

US INFANTRY OFFICER’S “I” JACKET BUTTON FOUND AT REYNOLDS' WOODS ON FIRST DAY’S FIELD AT GETTYSBURG

Button has plain brass back with shank. Nice dark olive patina. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric Map… (173-3233). Learn More »

$65.00
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US MODEL 1861 .58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET FOUND AT THE WILDERNESS BATTLEFIELD

US MODEL 1861 .58 CALIBER RIFLE MUSKET FOUND AT THE WILDERNESS BATTLEFIELD

An original Model 1861, complete sans the wood. In untouched condition as the relic hunter found it. All parts intact; heavy surface rust; varnished. Mounted on a 60” long wooden board painted off… (286-372). Learn More »

$450.00
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US/CS .69 CALIBER FRENCH TRIANGULAR BASE BULLET FOUND ON BARLOW’S KNOLL AT GETTYSBURG

US/CS .69 CALIBER FRENCH TRIANGULAR BASE BULLET FOUND ON BARLOW’S KNOLL AT GETTYSBURG

Nice dropped condition bullet with a light brown/tan patina. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric Map Museum… (173-3191). Learn More »

$95.00
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12-PDR. SPHERICAL BORMANN SHELL FROM FREDERICKSBURG

12-PDR. SPHERICAL BORMANN SHELL FROM FREDERICKSBURG

This is an early recovery from Fredericksburg, VA.  Iron cannonball complete with Bormann fuse.  Iron is in excellent condition with smooth surface and dark brown color. Some scattered light… (809-13). Learn More »

US/CS BRASS KNAPSACK STRAP ADJUSTER FOUND ON OAK RIDGE AT GETTYSBURG

US/CS BRASS KNAPSACK STRAP ADJUSTER FOUND ON OAK RIDGE AT GETTYSBURG

Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric Map Museum and then National Park Service Museum.  … (173-3107). Learn More »

US INFANTRY OFFICER’S “I” JACKET BUTTON FOUND ON OAK RIDGE AT GETTYSBURG

US INFANTRY OFFICER’S “I” JACKET BUTTON FOUND ON OAK RIDGE AT GETTYSBURG

Button has a plain back with shank. Light corrosion on the face. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric Map… (173-3104). Learn More »

$45.00
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US GENERAL SERVICE ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE JACKET BUTTON FOUND ON OAK RIDGE AT GETTYSBURG

US GENERAL SERVICE ENLISTEDMAN’S EAGLE JACKET BUTTON FOUND ON OAK RIDGE AT GETTYSBURG

Button has a nice dark olive patina with shank. Backmark reads, “Scovill Mfg. Waterbury”. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection,… (173-3105). Learn More »

$50.00
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US/CS IRON CANISTER BALL FOUND ON THE EAST CAVALRY FIELD, BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

US/CS IRON CANISTER BALL FOUND ON THE EAST CAVALRY FIELD, BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

Canister ball measures .75” in diameter. Found by local resident and relic hunter John Cullison, later part of the Rosensteel Family Collection, owners of the Electric Map Museum and then National… (173-2620). Learn More »

RELIC CIVILIAN / CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SPUR

RELIC CIVILIAN / CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SPUR

This is a single, excavated cavalry spur.  Civilian or Confederate style spur with scalloped edges. No rowel. Light patina on the brass, may have been over cleaned by the “digger”. In very good… (665-50). Learn More »

EARLY BATTLEFIELD PICKUP U.S. 3-INCH SCHENKL SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

EARLY BATTLEFIELD PICKUP U.S. 3-INCH SCHENKL SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

A nice clean, early battlefield pickup 3” Schenkl artillery shell in wonderful condition.  Iron body is smooth and clean with no active rust. Percussion fuse has a dark patina with about ¼ of the… (809-14). Learn More »

$1,250.00
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BRASS COAT BUTTON C1820-1830

BRASS COAT BUTTON C1820-1830

Button has a plain face. Shank is present on reverse. Backmark reads, “SCOVILLES BEST TREBLE GILT”. Measures 30mm.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (173-585). Learn More »

BRASS COAT BUTTON, CIRCA 1820

BRASS COAT BUTTON, CIRCA 1820

Button has a leaf design. Shank is present on reverse. Backmark reads, “BURNHAM - EXTRA“. Measures 32mm.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON… (173-584). Learn More »

LARGE COLONIAL BONE BUTTON, CIRCA 1760

LARGE COLONIAL BONE BUTTON, CIRCA 1760

Button has a plain face. Shank is present on reverse. Measures 1 ½”.  [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (173-582). Learn More »

COLONIAL PEWTER BUTTON, CIRCA 1808-1827

COLONIAL PEWTER BUTTON, CIRCA 1808-1827

Button has a flower design. Shank is present on reverse. Backmark reads, “GOODYEAR & SON”. Measures 31mm. [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE… (173-581). Learn More »

MILITIA BRASS DOME BUTTON, CIRCA 1840

MILITIA BRASS DOME BUTTON, CIRCA 1840

Button has a wreath design around the edge. Shank is present on reverse. Backmark reads, “BENEDICT & BURNHAM - EXTRA“. Measures 31mm.   [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS… (173-580). Learn More »

PEWTER MILITIA BUTTON, CIRCA 1820

PEWTER MILITIA BUTTON, CIRCA 1820

Button has a flower design. Shank is present on reverse. Backmark reads, “MATTHEWS”. Measures 30mm.   [sl] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR… (173-579). Learn More »

RELIC CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SPUR

RELIC CONFEDERATE CAVALRY SPUR

This is a single, excavated cavalry spur.  Brass civilian style used by Confederates. Rusty remains of iron rowel and small bit of leather strap on one side. Nice green color to the brass and in very… (665-52). Learn More »

U.S. EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE MINNICK COLLECTION, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE MINNICK COLLECTION, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a very nice condition original U.S Eagle Breast Plate. John Geiselman obtained it from the Minnick Collection of Gettysburg recovered items. Toned a pleasing golden brown, it has a die struck… (R22703). Learn More »

$495.00
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CONFEDERATE 6-LB SPHERICAL SHELL FIRED AT GETTYSBURG MADE INTO AN OIL LAMP BY J. A. DANNER

CONFEDERATE 6-LB SPHERICAL SHELL FIRED AT GETTYSBURG MADE INTO AN OIL LAMP BY J. A. DANNER

Though the 6-lb shell is common in general, it is one of the rarest types of artillery ordnance found at Gettysburg. The only 6-lb gun at Gettysburg belonged to Latham’s North Carolina battery which… (R22693). Learn More »

$4,500.00
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US/CS 4.52” 12 LB SPHERICAL SHOT RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

US/CS 4.52” 12 LB SPHERICAL SHOT RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Recovered from  the woods between Herrs Ridge Rd and Country Club Rd. Exhibits usual rust and  pitting, with small Rosensteel collection sticker “36”. This relic was once part of the Iva… (R21896). Learn More »

US 3” SCHENKL CASE-SHOT SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

US 3” SCHENKL CASE-SHOT SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

Recovered from the Daniel Lady farm, 600 yards east of barn on Route 116 East. Exhibits customary rust and pitting. Fuse present, but partially disintegrated. Disarming hole at the front snout.  This… (R21909). Learn More »

LEAD SABOT FROM HOTCHKISS SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

LEAD SABOT FROM HOTCHKISS SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

Excavated lead band which was the sabot from a U.S. 3” Hotchkiss artillery shell. Dirt covered. Grooves from cannon barrel rifling visible. Recovered from woods between Big Round Top and Devil’s… (R22059). Learn More »

FIELD MADE CAMP LEAD HANDLE RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

FIELD MADE CAMP LEAD HANDLE RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

Handle was found in the woods on Country Club Road at Herr’s Ridge, near Heth’s Division. Item shows light surface rust, pitting and dirt. Measures 9 ¼” long x 1” wide. This relic was once… (R22690). Learn More »

U.S. 12 POUND GRAPE SHOT BALL RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

U.S. 12 POUND GRAPE SHOT BALL RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

Canister ball was found in the woods 300 yards north of the Trostle house. Approx. 1 1/2" in diameter. This relic was once part of the Iva Rosensteel Rider collection. Mrs. Rider is the sister of… (R22043). Learn More »

$95.00
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CARVED LEAD DISK RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

CARVED LEAD DISK RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

This item was found at the U.S. 2nd Corps Hospital site.  [sm] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (R21619). Learn More »

CARVED LEAD RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

CARVED LEAD RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

This item was found at the U.S. 2nd Corps Hospital site.  [sm] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (R21617). Learn More »

$18.00
SOLD

CARVED LEAD TOOL RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

CARVED LEAD TOOL RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

This item was found at the U.S. 2nd Corps Hospital site.  [sm] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (R21616). Learn More »

CARVED LEAD HOOK RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

CARVED LEAD HOOK RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

This item was found at the U.S. 2nd Corps Hospital site.  [sm] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (R21615). Learn More »

RELIC “SNY” BELT PLATE

RELIC “SNY” BELT PLATE

Excavated example of one of the earliest models of the State of New York (SNY) militia waist belt plate. Circa 1840-1844. Brass face with lead filled back. This style originally utilized iron wire… (622-177). Learn More »

$350.00
Originally $375.00
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DUG LEAD ID DISC FOR 74TH NEW YORK SOLDIER - ROUGH CONDITION

DUG LEAD ID DISC FOR 74TH NEW YORK SOLDIER - ROUGH CONDITION

This disc was dug in the greater Richmond area and did not fare well during its time in the ground. Its edges are badly chipped with 55%-60% material loss. Both sides of the disc also show chipping… (149-22). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $350.00

SET OF THREE 18TH CENTURY CLAY PIPES

SET OF THREE 18TH CENTURY CLAY PIPES

These clay trade pipes originate from York County, Pennsylvania.  Each features a decorative design. Pipes measure at widest points- 1 ¼ x 1 ½, 1 ½” x 1 ½”, and 1 ¾” x 2”. Larger pipe… (611-474). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $55.00

RELIC CARVED LEAD TOOL - RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

RELIC CARVED LEAD TOOL - RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

This relic was found at the U.S. 2nd Corps Hospital site.  [sm] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (R21604). Learn More »

RELIC CARVED LETTER “D”- RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

RELIC CARVED LETTER “D”- RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

Item measures 1 3/8” high x 1 ¼” wide. This relic was found at the U.S. 2nd Corps Hospital site.  [sm] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (R21603). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 12LB CASE SHOT SIDE LOADER

CONFEDERATE 12LB CASE SHOT SIDE LOADER

Spherical shell in excellent clean condition. The body has some light pitting and casting flaws. Shell has a pronounced mold seam and the Confederate adapter for a paper time fuse is present. Side… (172-4506). Learn More »

WOOD FROM THE ROOF OF THE C.S.A. RAM THE MERRIMACK

WOOD FROM THE ROOF OF THE C.S.A. RAM THE MERRIMACK

This piece of pine wood came from the roof of the Merrimack. It measures 6 ¼’ long x ¼” wide. A small note, written in period ink, has been glued to the side which reads, “PINE ROOF OF REBEL… (846-65). Learn More »

$595.00
Originally $700.00
SOLD

REVOLUTIONARY WAR SPONTOON TIP

REVOLUTIONARY WAR SPONTOON TIP

Excavated iron pike or spontoon head looks like a rusty spear tip.  Relic is 13 inches long and socket end is 1 ¾” wide.  Heavily rusted, this has been coated and appears stable.  Old typed… (846-60). Learn More »

$170.00
Originally $200.00

SILVER CONFEDERATE ID BADGE RECOVERED NEAR FALLING WATERS - GETTYSBURG POW

SILVER CONFEDERATE ID BADGE RECOVERED NEAR FALLING WATERS - GETTYSBURG POW

This silver badge is crescent shaped and meas. approx. 1.00 inch long. It is engraved around the edges with a linear decoration and engraved on its face is “SKIDS.” Reverse has the remains of a… (M25595). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE FRICTION PRIMER BOX – RICHMOND ARSENAL – RECOVERED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

CONFEDERATE FRICTION PRIMER BOX – RICHMOND ARSENAL – RECOVERED AT CHANCELLORSVILLE

Empty package for friction primers. Wood block with 6 holes drilled to hold the primers (2 per hole, no primers remain). The block is wrapped in paper and features a stenciled label on the front.… (R21832). Learn More »

$2,000.00
Originally $2,250.00

.44 CAL. KERR REVOLVER BULLET RECOVERED ON CS RETREAT ROUTE FROM GETTYSBURG

.44 CAL. KERR REVOLVER BULLET RECOVERED ON CS RETREAT ROUTE FROM GETTYSBURG

Excavated revolver bullet in good condition with one small nick at the base of the bullet. This bullet was for the Kerr revolver which was imported by the Confederacy. Recovered from South Mountain… (R22645). Learn More »

$37.50
SOLD

NORTH CAROLINA NESLER BULLET FROM CULP’S HILL AREA

NORTH CAROLINA NESLER BULLET FROM CULP’S HILL AREA

Excavated “short pattern” Nesler bullet recovered in area of Culp’s Hill.  This .69 caliber bullet for smoothbore muskets was made in Raleigh, NC, at the North Carolina Institute for the Deaf,… (R22641). Learn More »

STRUCK .58 CALIBER US MINIE BALL RECOVERED FROM CULP’S HILL AREA

STRUCK .58 CALIBER US MINIE BALL RECOVERED FROM CULP’S HILL AREA

This .58 caliber Union Minie ball bullet is misshapen from impact and was recovered from Culp’s Hill area in Gettysburg. [hs] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (R21022). Learn More »

$18.00
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US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL-RIDER COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL-RIDER COLLECTION

Found on the north side of Granite Lane near the Kenneth Sanders house.  Face plate exhibits plum colored patina with yellowish grime. Lightly nicked edges, slightly concave face. Otherwise… (R22014). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL-RIDER COLLECTION

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL-RIDER COLLECTION

Found in woods between Herr’s Ridge & Country Club Road. Plate face is missing its outer edge, & slightly chipped along bottom edge. Eagle remains complete & sharp, exhibiting yellowish,… (R22030). Learn More »

SECTIONED 4.52” SPHERICAL 12 LB. BORMANN SHELL

SECTIONED 4.52” SPHERICAL 12 LB. BORMANN SHELL

Exterior of shell is rusted with minor pitting. Fuse is missing; no powder tube visible. Instead, the matrix is a “Greek” tar matrix broken into many fragments which would be flung with the lead… (R22446). Learn More »

SECTIONED 4.52” SPHERICAL 12 LB. BORMANN SHELL

SECTIONED 4.52” SPHERICAL 12 LB. BORMANN SHELL

Exterior of shell is rusted with minor pitting. Fuse is missing. Powder tube, tar matrix and lead shot visible. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR… (R22428). Learn More »

GAVEL MADE OF WOOD FROM LIBBY PRISION WITH ORIGINAL TAG AND LITHOGRAPHON LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN WITH PRESENTATION

GAVEL MADE OF WOOD FROM LIBBY PRISION WITH ORIGINAL TAG AND LITHOGRAPH

Ornate wood gavel in excellent condition. It meas. approx. 8.50 inches long with a head that is 3.50 inches wide. Both the head and the handle have been turned to produce delicate linear decoration… (766-801). Learn More »

.41 CALIBER DIMICK RIFLE BULLET

.41 CALIBER DIMICK RIFLE BULLET

Bullet for a Dimick rifle. This style of bullet is found in numerous calibers and many variations in the cavities. These weapons were used by Birge’s Western Sharpshooters who eventually became the… (883-415). Learn More »

TWO PIECE CONFEDERATE CS BUCKLE

TWO PIECE CONFEDERATE CS BUCKLE

This is a very nice two piece tongue and wreath “CS” plate. It has a rich chocolate patina that matches perfectly on each section. The two halves fit together well. The good fit and the matching… (213-96). Learn More »

$2,500.00
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TWO BASE PORTIONS OF 3” C.S. READ SHELL

TWO BASE PORTIONS OF 3” C.S. READ SHELL

These two lead pieces of the bases of Confederate Read shells were recovered in the 1960’s by Dr. Rees Buttram from Sulphur Branch in Trestle, Alabama. They had been fired by Morton’s Battery… (819-74). Learn More »

DUG 1863 TOKEN FOR TROY N.Y. MILLER - WITH PROTECTIVE LENS

DUG 1863 TOKEN FOR TROY N.Y. MILLER - WITH PROTECTIVE LENS

Copper token about the size of a modern penny. The surface has darkened but token is readable. Obverse says “REDEEMED AT MY OFFICE 1863” and is decorated with a flowing line design. Reverse reads… (516-238). Learn More »

RELIC KENTUCKY RIFLE BARREL AND COMPONENT PARTS

RELIC KENTUCKY RIFLE BARREL AND COMPONENT PARTS

Relic barrel was recovered in Virginia. Measures 39 ½”. Barrel retains front sight and tang. Light surface rust and pitting present. Unmarked lockplate with hammer. All parts intact, frozen with… (819-29). Learn More »

REV WAR RELIC SWORD BLADE

REV WAR RELIC SWORD BLADE

Broad horseman’s sword blade was recovered from Virginia. Measures 39” in total length. Blade displays moderate surface rust and pitting.    [sm] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM,… (819-76). Learn More »

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE

This display box contains relics found by John Cullison on June 2, 1959 on the grounds of Pickett’s charge and then sold to the Rosensteel family for their museum which eventually became the… (173-3441). Learn More »

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE

This display box contains relics found by John Cullison on June 2, 1959 on the grounds of Pickett’s charge and then sold to the Rosensteel family for their museum which eventually became the… (173-3442). Learn More »

US M1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

US M1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Found north of the New Jersey Monument behind the stone wall. Face plate exhibits rusty greenish patina, w/chipped left edge and three small corrosion bumps; bent slightly concave, otherwise… (R22031). Learn More »

$395.00
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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 »

.56 CALIBER LINDNER CARBINE BULLET

.56 CALIBER LINDNER CARBINE BULLET

Excavated .56 caliber bullet for the Lindner carbine. Three grooves with a solid base. In decent condition with a white patina.  [jet] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (883-397). Learn More »

.69 CALIBER FRENCH TRIANGLE BASE BULLET

.69 CALIBER FRENCH TRIANGLE BASE BULLET

Excavated .69 caliber bullet used in large bore rifled muskets. Imported into the Confederacy from France. Looks like it could be from the “Wishing Well” bullet cache recovered in Savannah. In… (883-399). Learn More »

MAKER MARKED PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

MAKER MARKED PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG

The face of this plate has good details on the eagle but the brass surface has suffered some damage. There are approx. six freeze cracks around the edges and the center is creased with two small… (R22611). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Sans the zinc washer, recovered near Culp’s Hill.  [ws] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (R20852). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Sans the zinc washer, recovered near Culp’s Hill.  [ws] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (R20851). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Sans the zinc washer, recovered near Culp’s Hill.  [ws] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (R20850). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Sans the zinc washer, recovered near Culp’s Hill.  [ws] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (R20848). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Sans the zinc washer, recovered near Culp’s Hill.  [ws] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (R20847). Learn More »

CARVED CANE FROM GETTYSBURG ESTATE

CARVED CANE FROM GETTYSBURG ESTATE

Wood cane meas. approx. 33.50 inches long with a silver cap and inlaid Corps badges for the Union Corps present at Gettysburg. The very top of the cane has a round silver cap that has light tarnish… (2-662). Learn More »

RELIC MODEL 1855 BAYONET MADE INTO DIGGING TOOL

RELIC MODEL 1855 BAYONET MADE INTO DIGGING TOOL

This relic consists of the socket and approx. 5.50 inches of the blade from a Model 1855 bayonet. The knuckle of the blade has been straightened and the blade flattened making it a very handy tool for… (918-13). Learn More »

US ARTILLERY TRAIL SPIKE BELIEVED TO BE FROM THE JAMES RIVER/BERMUDA HUNDRED AREA

US ARTILLERY TRAIL SPIKE BELIEVED TO BE FROM THE JAMES RIVER/BERMUDA HUNDRED AREA

Wood trail spike with iron collar on the base meas. approx. 72.00 inches long. The wood has swelled and cracked a bit but is otherwise good. The iron has been treated by electrolysis and has been… (R21843). Learn More »

U.S. 12 POUND GRAPE SHOT BALL RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

U.S. 12 POUND GRAPE SHOT BALL RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

Grape shot ball was found in the woods 300 yards north of the Trostle house. This relic was once part of the Iva Rosensteel Rider collection. Mrs. Rider is the sister of George Rosensteel, who started… (R22041). Learn More »

U.S. MODEL 1855/61 COMBINATION GUN TOOL RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

U.S. MODEL 1855/61 COMBINATION GUN TOOL RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

Gun tool was found behind the Pennsylvania Monument. This relic was once part of the Iva Rosensteel Rider collection. Mrs. Rider is the sister of George Rosensteel, who started the Electric Map museum… (R21970). Learn More »

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE

This display box contains relics found by late resident and relic hunter John Cullison on the grounds of Pickett’s charge and then sold to the Rosensteel family in 1959 for their museum which later… (173-3439). Learn More »

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE

This display box contains relics found by late local resident and relic hunter John Cullison on June 2, 1959 on the grounds of Pickett’s charge and then sold to the Rosensteel family for their… (173-3440). Learn More »

RELIC BAYONET, RECOVERED BURKETT, VA, RAILROAD, SEPT. 1992

RELIC BAYONET, RECOVERED BURKETT, VA, RAILROAD, SEPT. 1992

US Model 1855, measuring 21” overall with 18” blade. Exhibits pitting, coated with protective plastic lacquer. Locking ring frozen, but intact. Attractive artifact, loaded with character.… (R22615). Learn More »

US BRASS KNAPSACK HOOK, RECOVERED NEAR WILLOUGHBY RUN – GETTYSBURG

US BRASS KNAPSACK HOOK, RECOVERED NEAR WILLOUGHBY RUN – GETTYSBURG

Triangular brass knapsack hook for attaching shoulder strap to bottom of pack. Brass surface has a darkened patina. Willoughby Run is a tributary of Marsh Creek. This shallow stream bordered the… (R21590). Learn More »

US M1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

US M1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Found in woods between the PA Monument and Taney town Rd.  Plate face exhibits plum-colored patina w/traces of faded gilt adjoining “US” letters. Face is smooth and symmetrical   with one… (R22011). Learn More »

US M1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

US M1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Found in woods between the Pennsylvania Monument and Taneytown Road. Plate face exhibits gray patina with traces of verdigris. Also a slight bulge in the curve of the “S”, with two small chips on… (R22015). Learn More »

US M1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL-RIDER COLLECTION

US M1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM THE GETTYSBURG ROSENSTEEL-RIDER COLLECTION

Recovered on Culp’s Hill. Plate face is smooth and symmetrical, w/ slight dings round the edge; exhibits plum colored patina. Reverse lead backing nearly gone, reverse attachment loops missing. Else… (R21951). Learn More »

.69 CALIBER NESLER BULLET – FROM GETTYSBURG

.69 CALIBER NESLER BULLET – FROM GETTYSBURG

This is a .69 caliber Nesler bullet. These were made for North Carolina troops in Raleigh, NC, at the N.C. Institute for the Deaf, the Dumb, and the Blind.  This is the short pattern of this type of… (173-2540). Learn More »

US/CS 4.52 12 POUND BORMANN SPHERICAL SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

US/CS 4.52 12 POUND BORMANN SPHERICAL SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

Light rust covers entire surface. Body is smooth and in good condition. Deactivation drill hole at bottom. Bormann fuse is missing but brass underplug is present. Item came from GAR Post #9 in… (513-24). Learn More »

$595.00
Originally $675.00

RELIC CONFEDERATE BLACKSMITH MADE SHORT CAVALRY SABER- RECOVERED FROM EASTPORT, MISSISSIPPI

RELIC CONFEDERATE BLACKSMITH MADE SHORT CAVALRY SABER- RECOVERED FROM EASTPORT, MISSISSIPPI

Iron saber measures 26” total length. These blacksmith made sabers are commonly found in the deep South. Light surface rust and pitting are present. Item is in good relic condition.… (819-57). 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 »

$150.00
Originally $195.00

US 3.67 INCH 20 POUND PARROT BOLT

US 3.67 INCH 20 POUND PARROT BOLT

Unfired “bottle-nose” Parrott bolt shows moderate surface pitting and has been coated in shellac. Brass sabot is intact. Recovered from the site of Degrise’s battery outside Marietta, Georgia,… (R21820). Learn More »

$350.00
Originally $395.00

SHIPPING CRATE FOR 12-PDR SOLID SHOT – WATERTOWN ARSENAL

SHIPPING CRATE FOR 12-PDR SOLID SHOT – WATERTOWN ARSENAL

Pine shipping crate from Watertown Arsenal for 12-pdr solid shot with portion of lid. Constructed of 1” boards and features dovetailed joints which is typical of early war construction.  This crate… (R21839). Learn More »

$1,495.00
Originally $1,800.00
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RARE CS 6-PDR SHELL STRAPPED TO ORIGINAL SABOT

RARE CS 6-PDR SHELL STRAPPED TO ORIGINAL SABOT

A rare Confederate 3.67-inch hollow shell for 6-pounder gun. Nice thin-walled hollow round ball with open fuse hole. Fuse hole measures approximately 0.775 and the shell walls are about 0.25 thick at… (R21780). Learn More »

$1,950.00
Originally $2,750.00
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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 »

$925.00
Originally $1,250.00

REMAINS OF SEVERAL CONFEDERATE SELMA ARSENAL ARTILLERY SHIPPING CRATES WITH A CONFEDERATE 32 LB. SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND DURING CONSTRUCTION  OF I-75 AROUND ATLANTA, GA

REMAINS OF SEVERAL CONFEDERATE SELMA ARSENAL ARTILLERY SHIPPING CRATES WITH A CONFEDERATE 32 LB. SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND DURING CONSTRUCTION OF I-75 AROUND ATLANTA, GA

In this group are the remains of several sections of Selma Arsenal artillery shipping crates found by a workman during construction of Interstate 75 around Atlanta. A large Confederate ammo dump was… (R20153). Learn More »

$1,500.00
Originally $1,850.00

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR RELIC DESK SET

GETTYSBURG SOUVENIR RELIC DESK SET

Made by John Goode. Mounted on a flat wooden plaque measuring 7 x 4 x .875”, with small dark front sticker label: “Gettysburg / July 1863.” The set contains a small, flower decorated inkwell,… (M24195). Learn More »

$1,750.00
Originally $1,950.00

RELIC COLT MODEL 1889 REVOLVER

RELIC COLT MODEL 1889 REVOLVER

This relic revolver was dug in southeast Arizona. It is complete except for the grips. Weapon is .41 with a 4.50 inch round barrel and a fluted six-shot cylinder. Hammer is frozen in the full-cock… (G3594). 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 »

SCARCE EXCAVATED .69 CALIBER RIFLED MUSKET CARTRIDGE BY HAZARD POWDER COMPANY

SCARCE EXCAVATED .69 CALIBER RIFLED MUSKET CARTRIDGE BY HAZARD POWDER COMPANY

This is an excavated cartridge for .69 caliber rifled muskets made by the Hazard Powder Company.  Constructed using a regulation .69 caliber, 3-groove minie ball, Hazard used a powder charge that was… (M25374). Learn More »

$125.00
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EXCAVATED CARTRIDGE BOX

EXCAVATED CARTRIDGE BOX

Contained in a 12” x 16” Riker case are the remains of a Federal cartridge box.  Recovered in 1974 at Harrison’s Landing, Virginia, by Jerry Duggan.  The centerpiece is the US cartridge box… (84-29). Learn More »

DISPLAY BOX OF RELICS FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE - ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

DISPLAY BOX OF RELICS FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE - ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Relics recovered on Pickett’s Charge field by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959. Cullison sold his collection to the famed Gettysburg… (173-2197). Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $275.00

SHIPWRECK RECOVERED STATE OF NEW YORK BUCKLE

SHIPWRECK RECOVERED STATE OF NEW YORK BUCKLE

This relic is an “SNY” (State of New York) buckle. Only the lead remains, the brass face and iron belt hooks deteriorated in the ocean long ago. This is an excellent example from this wreck site… (883-34). Learn More »

SHIPWRECK RECOVERED STATE OF NEW YORK BUCKLE

SHIPWRECK RECOVERED STATE OF NEW YORK BUCKLE

This relic is an “SNY” (State of New York) buckle. Only the lead remains, the brass face and iron belt hooks deteriorated in the ocean long ago. This is a very good example from this wreck site… (883-35). Learn More »

SHIPWRECK RECOVERED US BELT BUCKLE

SHIPWRECK RECOVERED US BELT BUCKLE

This relic is a “US” enlistedman’s belt buckle. Only the lead remains, the brass face and belt hooks deteriorated in the ocean long ago. This is an excellent example from this wreck site since… (883-36). Learn More »

SHIPWRECK RECOVERED US BELT BUCKLE

SHIPWRECK RECOVERED US BELT BUCKLE

This relic is a medium sized “US” enlistedman’s belt buckle. 50mm x 81mm. Only the lead remains, the brass face and belt hooks deteriorated in the ocean long ago. This is an excellent example… (883-32). Learn More »

SHIPWRECK RECOVERED US BELT BUCKLE

SHIPWRECK RECOVERED US BELT BUCKLE

This relic is a “US” enlistedman’s belt buckle. Only the lead remains, the brass face and belt hooks deteriorated in the ocean long ago. This is an very good example from this wreck site since… (883-31). Learn More »

BULLET IN WOOD FROM GETTYSBURG, DANNER MUSEUM COLLECTION

BULLET IN WOOD FROM GETTYSBURG, DANNER MUSEUM COLLECTION

This is a chunk of old tree with a fired bullet embedded recovered at Gettysburg.  Piece is approximately 4” x 3” x 1 ½”.  Originally from the Danner Museum collection, this item came from… (R22451). Learn More »

BULLET IN WOOD FROM GETTYSBURG, DANNER MUSEUM COLLECTION

BULLET IN WOOD FROM GETTYSBURG, DANNER MUSEUM COLLECTION

This is a chunk of old tree with a fired bullet embedded recovered at Gettysburg. Piece is approximately 6” x 3” x 2”.  Originally from the Danner Museum collection, this item came from the… (R22452). Learn More »

$795.00
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SHIPWRECK RECOVERED STATE OF NEW YORK BUCKLE

SHIPWRECK RECOVERED STATE OF NEW YORK BUCKLE

This relic is an “SNY” (State of New York) buckle. Only the lead remains, the brass face and iron belt hooks deteriorated in the ocean long ago. This is an excellent example from this wreck site… (883-33). Learn More »

BULLET IN WOOD FROM GETTYSBURG

BULLET IN WOOD FROM GETTYSBURG

Bullet embedded in a large piece of wood. The wood measures approximately 8 inches at its longest point by about 4 inches wide. Bullet is clearly visible. Recovered from an unknown location on the… (355-23). Learn More »

$325.00
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RELIC US/CS 3.67-INCH 6-PDR. SPHERICAL SHOT

RELIC US/CS 3.67-INCH 6-PDR. SPHERICAL SHOT

Here is an original 3.67” solid shot. Used by both sides. This ball is rusted and pitted as you would expect to find with any iron relic. It weighs about 6 pounds, is unfused, and was meant to be… (727-286). Learn More »

.69 CALIBER MUSKET BALL RECOVERED NEAR GETTYSBURG

.69 CALIBER MUSKET BALL RECOVERED NEAR GETTYSBURG

Recovered at South Mountain Farm along the Confederate retreat route west of Gettysburg.  [AJ] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY… (R21189). Learn More »

CS .58 CALIBER GARDNER PATENT BULLET  RECOVERED NEAR GETTYSBURG

CS .58 CALIBER GARDNER PATENT BULLET RECOVERED NEAR GETTYSBURG

Recovered at South Mountain Farm along the Confederate retreat route west of Gettysburg.  [AJ] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY… (R21185). Learn More »

CS .58 CALIBER GARDNER PATENT BULLET  RECOVERED NEAR GETTYSBURG

CS .58 CALIBER GARDNER PATENT BULLET RECOVERED NEAR GETTYSBURG

Recovered at South Mountain Farm along the Confederate retreat route west of Gettysburg.  [AJ] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY… (R21183). Learn More »

$18.00
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RELIC U.S. MODEL 1855 BAND SPRING PUNCH

RELIC U.S. MODEL 1855 BAND SPRING PUNCH

This is an excavated model 1855 band spring punch.  Two punches riveted together. Used to remover the springs (located in the musket stock) that held the three musket barrel bands in place. Iron is… (883-341). Learn More »

RELIC AUSTRIAN CLEANING JAG

RELIC AUSTRIAN CLEANING JAG

This is an excavated appendage for a rifle.  This is an Austrian cleaning jag. In use this was attached onto the threaded end of the ramrod and used with a rag to clean the barrel. This is for a .54… (883-344). Learn More »

RELIC ARTILLERY VENT PUNCH

RELIC ARTILLERY VENT PUNCH

This is an excavated cannon vent punch. Four inches long. Used to punch a hole into the powder bag through the vent hole. The iron is pitted but has been well preserved and coated. … (883-335). Learn More »

FRENCH MODEL 1842 BARREL RECOVERED NEAR PERRYVILLE, KENTUCKY

FRENCH MODEL 1842 BARREL RECOVERED NEAR PERRYVILLE, KENTUCKY

Relic is a 36-inch straight barrel recovered from the 1862 battle.  Front sight and bayonet lug are still attached. Light rust and pitting is present all over.  [sm] Length of item will require… (819-51). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE – GETTYSBURG RETREAT

RELIC U.S. PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE – GETTYSBURG RETREAT

This excavated plate has a nice brass face with chocolate brown patina. The detail on the eagle is very good. The reverse has 99.9% of the lead fill. Both iron hooks have rusted away. This was… (286-270). Learn More »

RELIC EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG

RELIC EAGLE BREAST PLATE FROM GETTYSBURG

Excavated U.S. pattern eagle breast plate. The brass skin is complete with no nicks or dents and exhibiting a chocolate brown patina with small spots of verdigris. The eagle retains good detail. The… (R22029). Learn More »

RELIC JUG

RELIC JUG

Jug was recovered from a campsite at the greater Richmond area. Measures approx. 8” high x 5” at the base.  Shoulder of jug is stamped with maker’s mark which is not fully legible.  Relic… (883-02). Learn More »

CS 4.52 INCH 12 POUND SPHERICAL SHELL WITH THE ORIGINAL WOOD FUSE PLUG

CS 4.52 INCH 12 POUND SPHERICAL SHELL WITH THE ORIGINAL WOOD FUSE PLUG

A perfect wood fuse adapter intact and removable. Has traces of the wood sabot attached to the projectile. Lightly cleaned and varnished. Found in the greater Richmond, VA area. … (883-163). Learn More »

RARE US 4.52 INCH 12 POUND SPHERICAL BRAILLE BORMANN FUSED SPHERICAL SHELL

RARE US 4.52 INCH 12 POUND SPHERICAL BRAILLE BORMANN FUSED SPHERICAL SHELL

A scarce Braille Bormann fuse seldom seen on today’s market. Most lines and dots visible. Some minor ground action to the lead fuse. Unpunched. Body of shell cleaned and varnished. Some minor… (883-282). Learn More »

CS 4.52” 12 LB. SPHERICAL CASE SHOT SHELL LEAD SIDE LOADER

CS 4.52” 12 LB. SPHERICAL CASE SHOT SHELL LEAD SIDE LOADER

Recovered at City Point, VA, James River. Minor pitting overall. No fuse. Dark varnish.  [mk] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (883-159). Learn More »

RELIC PEPPERBOX REVOLVER

RELIC PEPPERBOX REVOLVER

6- shot revolver is in relic condition so displays rust and pitting all over. Trigger guard is split. Back strap has been glued in place. Body of revolver measures 6 ½” long. Area of recovery is… (883-109). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. EAGLE NCO BALDRIC PLATE

RELIC U.S. EAGLE NCO BALDRIC PLATE

This excavated U.S. plate for the NCO baldric features the spread-winged eagle design. Plate has great detail on the face and a dark brown patina. Edge of plate is free of nicks.  Reverse of plate… (883-11). Learn More »

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S BELT PLATE BY W.H. SMITH

RELIC U.S. ENLISTEDMAN’S BELT PLATE BY W.H. SMITH

Recovered in greater Richmond, VA area. This excavated U.S. plate for enlistedmen’s belts features the “US” on the face. Plate has significant ground action on the face and a dark brown/green… (883-12). Learn More »

CS 4.52” 12 LB. SPHERICAL CASE SHOT IRON SIDE LOADER

CS 4.52” 12 LB. SPHERICAL CASE SHOT IRON SIDE LOADER

Some iron loss in one area. Fuse in good condition. Cleaned & lightly varnished.   [mk] ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (883-161). Learn More »

CS 24 LB. SPHERICAL SHELL WITH SABOT REMAINS

CS 24 LB. SPHERICAL SHELL WITH SABOT REMAINS

Slight pitting over whole surface. Remains of tin straps with evidence of several missing straps. Recovered at City Point, VA, located on the James River. [mk] NOTE:  May require extra shipping… (883-158). Learn More »

$350.00
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US 3 INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

US 3 INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

Uncleaned US Schenkl shell in dug condition. Remains of a zinc Schenkl combination fuse plug in fuse channel. Surface shows heavy rust and pitting. Recovered from the Gettysburg battlefield, on the… (R21906). Learn More »

US 3 INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

US 3 INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

Uncleaned US Schenkl shell in dug condition. Remains of a zinc Schenkl combination fuse plug in fuse channel. Surface shows moderate rust and pitting. Recovered from the Gettysburg battlefield, on the… (R21905). Learn More »

US 3” PARROTT FUSE ADAPTER

US 3” PARROTT FUSE ADAPTER

This zinc Parrott time fuse adapter would have taken a paper time fuse. No flanged head suggests early manufacture. Adapter measures approximately 1 ½” from the head to the base. This pattern… (R22305). Learn More »

PORTION OF A 6th CORPS BADGE

PORTION OF A 6th CORPS BADGE

Brass back section of a 6th corps badge has a darkened patina. Reverse features original soldered attachment pin and hook. There are also four small holes on edges of badge. Missing is piece of cloth… (883-65). Learn More »

DUG SILVER 18TH CORPS ID BADGE FOR 98TH NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED IN ACTION

DUG SILVER 18TH CORPS ID BADGE FOR 98TH NEW YORK SOLDIER WOUNDED IN ACTION

Silver 18th Corps badge identified to Private Joseph Laclair of Company H, 98th New York Infantry, recovered in the greater Richmond area. Badge meas. approx. 1.75 x 1.75 inches. In both the upper and… (883-20). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CLIPPED CORNER BUCKLE

CONFEDERATE CLIPPED CORNER BUCKLE

This sheet brass CS clipped corner buckle was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Plate has a nice, rich patina. Reverse has original keeper and bar. Some surface dirt is present. Buckle has… (883-75). Learn More »

DUG IDENTITY DISC FOR 69TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

DUG IDENTITY DISC FOR 69TH PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER

This identity disc appears to be made of zinc. It is too light to be lead and has not oxidized as lead would. Ground action has heavily marred the surface finish. The obverse has a clearly visible… (883-22). Learn More »

RELIC US EAGLE BREAST PLATE

RELIC US EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This US breast plate features the spread-winged eagle design. It was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Plate has a semi-bright patina, with high areas showing more original gilt. Edge of plate… (883-112). Learn More »

RELIC US EAGLE BREAST PLATE

RELIC US EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This US breast plate features the spread-winged eagle design. It was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Plate has a darkened patina. Edge of plate is free of nicks.  Reverse of plate still… (883-139). Learn More »

US/CS 3.67 INCH 6 POUND BORMANN FUSED SPHERICALL SHELL “GROUND BURST” PROJECTILE

US/CS 3.67 INCH 6 POUND BORMANN FUSED SPHERICALL SHELL “GROUND BURST” PROJECTILE

Found in the greater Richmond, VA area, this “ground burst” projectile has been carefully put back together and varnished. A unique shell completely intact. Bormann fuse, no numbers visible. … (883-05). Learn More »

2nd CORPS BADGE IN RELIC CONDITION

2nd CORPS BADGE IN RELIC CONDITION

Iron 2nd corps badge has light surface rust. Reverse originally featured a soldered attachment pin with hook, but all that is present is the base of both. Corps badges were attached to the soldier’s… (883-58). Learn More »

US MODEL 1851 NCO BELT PLATE

US MODEL 1851 NCO BELT PLATE

Rectangular plate with brass keeper attached to one end. Raised decoration at center is a spread-winged eagle with a patriotic shield on his chest inside of an applied silver wreath that extends above… (883-83). Learn More »

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This US breast plate features the spread-winged eagle design. It was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Plate has a darkened patina. Edge of plate has some slight nicks. Reverse of plate still… (883-111). Learn More »

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

This plate was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Plate has a darkened patina. Edge of plate has some very slight nicks.  Reverse of plate still retains lead fill and two iron loops. Both… (883-81). Learn More »

DUG 6th CORPS BADGE

DUG 6th CORPS BADGE

Brass 6th corps badge has a darkened green patina. One side has a notch which was for attaching badge to the soldier’s hat or left side of the uniform. This avoided confusion on the battlefield as a… (883-49). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE GUTTERBACK FRAMED BUCKLE

CONFEDERATE GUTTERBACK FRAMED BUCKLE

This CS brass buckle was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Plate has a nice, rich patina with hints of the original gilt on the edges. Some surface dirt is present.   [sm] … (883-133). Learn More »

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE

US EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This US belt plate features the spread-winged eagle design. It was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Plate has a darkened patina and the edge has some scuffing. Reverse of plate still retains… (883-126). Learn More »

US 2.9 INCH 10 POUND PARROTT SHELL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

US 2.9 INCH 10 POUND PARROTT SHELL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Uncleaned US Parrott shell in dug condition. Sabot is intact but shows heavy rust. Fuse plug has deteriorated and no longer has a head. Surface shows heavy rust and pitting. Recovered from the… (R21916). Learn More »

US 3 INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

US 3 INCH SCHENKL CASE SHOT RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

Uncleaned US Schenkl shell in dug condition. Body of the fuse adapter remains in channel, but its head is missing. Surface shows heavy rust and pitting. Recovered from the Gettysburg battlefield, on… (R21908). Learn More »

US M1835/42 .69 CAL. BAYONET IN RELIC CONDITION

US M1835/42 .69 CAL. BAYONET IN RELIC CONDITION

This M1835/42 bayonet would have fit over a .69 caliber musket. The blade from barrel to tip measures 18 inches. The surface has significant pitting, a dark patina, and a light varnish. The locking… (883-102). Learn More »

US M1835/42 .69 CAL. BAYONET IN RELIC CONDITION

US M1835/42 .69 CAL. BAYONET IN RELIC CONDITION

This m1835/42 bayonet would have fit a .69 caliber musket. The blade from barrel to tip measures 18 inches. The surface has significant pitting, a dark patina, and a light varnish. The locking ring,… (883-212). Learn More »

US 3.67” 20LB CANISTER ROUND

US 3.67” 20LB CANISTER ROUND

This canister round was once part of the DuBose Collection of Atlanta, Georgia. The canister round is in minty condition, and the wooden sabot is undamaged. There is only minor scratching of paint on… (37-366). Learn More »

$2,250.00
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PATTERN 1839 SNY PLATE

PATTERN 1839 SNY PLATE

This belt plate was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Plate has a darkened patina. Edge of plate has some slight nicks.  Reverse of plate still retains lead fill. Puppy paw hooks and tongue… (883-79). Learn More »

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

PATTERN 1839 US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Box plate was recovered from City Point, Virginia, after the explosion on August 9, 1864, that was a result of Confederate sabotage. Confederate Secret Service agent John Maxwell has smuggled a bomb… (883-385). Learn More »

$200.00
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US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE

This belt plate features the spread-winged eagle design. It was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Original gilt is still bright. Reverse of plate still retains lead fill and both iron loops. … (883-120). Learn More »

US 3 INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL (TOP PORTION ONLY) RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

US 3 INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL (TOP PORTION ONLY) RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Uncleaned nose and body portion of a US Hotchkiss shell in dug condition. No base cup, and no sabot. Fuse plug has lost its head, but the body remains screwed into the channel. Surface shows heavy… (R21925). Learn More »

RELIC LEATHER HOLSTER

RELIC LEATHER HOLSTER

This holster was recovered from City Point, Virginia, after the explosion on August 9, 1864, that was a result of Confederate sabotage. Confederate Secret Service agent John Maxwell had smuggled a… (883-245). Learn More »

VOLUNTEER MAINE MILITIA BELT PLATE

VOLUNTEER MAINE MILITIA BELT PLATE

This very rare brass belt plate was recovered from the greater Richmond area. Plate has a darkened patina. Edge of plate has very slight nicks. Scratched into the front of the plate below “VMM” is… (883-85). Learn More »

US/CS 5.63” 24LB SPHERICAL SHELL RECOVERED AT TORGOOD CREEK, SOUTH CAROLINA

US/CS 5.63” 24LB SPHERICAL SHELL RECOVERED AT TORGOOD CREEK, SOUTH CAROLINA

This shell was once part of the DuBose Collection of Atlanta, Georgia. The shell is labeled number “51” from the DuBose Collection inventory. The rust is evenly distributed, and the projectile has… (R22383). 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 »

LINCOLN AND THE CONSPIRATORS - LINCOLN'S HAIR, WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS, AND MARY SURRATT'S HAIR

LINCOLN AND THE CONSPIRATORS - LINCOLN'S HAIR, WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS, AND MARY SURRATT'S HAIR

11" X 14" burgundy suede matting with gold Florentine trim. A display highlighting Mary Surratt, who was one of the four conspirators executed on July 7th, 1865. The strand of Lincoln's hair… (M25065). Learn More »

LINCOLN AND THE CONSPIRATORS - LINCOLN'S HAIR, WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS, AND MARY SURRATT'S HAIR

LINCOLN AND THE CONSPIRATORS - LINCOLN'S HAIR, WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS, AND MARY SURRATT'S HAIR

11" X 14" burgundy suede matting with gold Florentine trim. A display highlighting Mary Surratt, who was one of the four conspirators executed on July 7th, 1865. The strand of Lincoln's hair… (M25064). Learn More »

US 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

US 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

Half of a fired Hotchkiss shell measuring about 4” long. Nose has been completely blown off; the rest of the shell is intact, including base cup and lead sabot. Sabot shows signs of rifling from… (R21935). Learn More »

WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS THAT HUNG THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS, ALONG WITH STRANDS OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S HAIR

WOOD FROM THE GALLOWS THAT HUNG THE LINCOLN CONSPIRATORS, ALONG WITH STRANDS OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S HAIR

11" X 14" unframed display with strands of Abraham Lincoln's hair as well as fragments from the scaffold that the conspirators were hung. Included are copy photos of Lincoln, the hanging scene, and a… (M25055). Learn More »

US 3” SCHENKL CASE SHOT FRAGMENT RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

US 3” SCHENKL CASE SHOT FRAGMENT RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

Nose and body portion a fired Schenkl shell measuring about 5 ¼” long. Tail of the shell is completely missing; two lead case shot balls are protruding from the body cavity where the tail was. A… (R21936). Learn More »

US 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

US 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL FRAGMENT RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Remains of a fired Hotchkiss shell measuring about 6” at its longest point. Nose has been completely blown off; the rest of the shell is intact, including base cup and lead sabot. Sabot shows clear… (R21929). Learn More »

RELIC FLAG POLE CAP

RELIC FLAG POLE CAP

Iron flag pole cap was recovered from the Chancellorsville Battlefield in Virginia. Item in in relic condition with light surface rust present all over. “CHANCELLORSVILLE, VA” has been… (819-36). Learn More »

SILVER SHIELD SHAPED ID BADGE FOR 122ND NEW YORK SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION

SILVER SHIELD SHAPED ID BADGE FOR 122ND NEW YORK SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION

This dug silver shield shaped badge was recovered at Winchester Virginia. It meas. approx. 1.25 inches wide. Badge is mostly clean with some light scattered tarnish on both sides. No pin remains on… (748-09). Learn More »

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE, FREDERICKSBURG

RELIC US PATTERN 1839 CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE, FREDERICKSBURG

This face of the box plate has a dark brown patina. Detail is very good. Edge of plate has small dings. Some surface dirt is present.  Reverse has lead fill and four stubs where the hooks were broken… (819-34). Learn More »

58 RELICS RECOVERED AROUND CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

58 RELICS RECOVERED AROUND CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

A nicely presented and attractive display of bullets and other items recovered around Culp’s Hill.  Fifty-eight relics in total, mostly bullets, really illustrate how hard the fighting was in that… (R20908). Learn More »

55 RELICS RECOVERED AROUND CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

55 RELICS RECOVERED AROUND CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

A nicely presented and attractive display of bullets and other items recovered around Culp’s Hill.  Fifty-five relics in total, mostly bullets.  There is a mix of Union and Confederate bullets. … (R20912). Learn More »

59 RELICS RECOVERED AROUND CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

59 RELICS RECOVERED AROUND CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

A nicely presented and attractive display of bullets and other items recovered around Culp’s Hill.  Fifty-nine relics in total, mostly bullets, illustrate how hard the fighting was in that area. … (R20911). Learn More »

55 RELICS RECOVERED AROUND CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

55 RELICS RECOVERED AROUND CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

A display of bullets and other items recovered around Culp’s Hill.  Fifty-five relics in total, mostly bullets.  There is a mix of Union and Confederate bullets.  There are several “drops”… (R20917). Learn More »

PEWTER PLATE

PEWTER PLATE

Vintage pewter plate has a nice, darkened with age patina. No maker’s mark present. Some pitting on surface. Measures 9 ½” across. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER… (622-188). Learn More »

$75.00
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US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FOUND AT MOUNT CARMEL CHURCH, VA

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE FOUND AT MOUNT CARMEL CHURCH, VA

The church is located in Haywood, VA, just west of Culpepper, VA. Nice example with a light patina no face, both iron loops intact. Handwritten tape tag on back reads, “Mt. Carmel Church VA 1990”,… (R21884). Learn More »

MATRIX & CASE SHOT FROM 30-PDR PARROTT

MATRIX & CASE SHOT FROM 30-PDR PARROTT

A truly rare item. This is the tar matrix out of a 30-pdr Parrott shell. Embedded within the matrix are the lead case shot balls. Definitely not something you just dig up; this came out of a shell… (R21830). Learn More »

CS 3-INCH BROUN SHELL

CS 3-INCH BROUN SHELL

Excavated late-war Confederate artillery shell for 3-inch ordnance rifles. Round nose with hole for drive-in fuse. Single 1-inch wide bourrelet near top of shell and a copper sabot that served as the… (R21823). Learn More »

US 3 INCH CANISTER ROUND

US 3 INCH CANISTER ROUND

US 3 inch canister round in very good, complete condition. Tin body is intact with only some minor dents on one side and a little dirt here and there. The top with crimped edges is intact with some… (M23702). Learn More »

$3,250.00
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US 3 INCH HOTCHKISS CANISTER ROUND

US 3 INCH HOTCHKISS CANISTER ROUND

Hotchkiss canister round in very good condition. Tin body is intact without any dents. Nice crimped edges on the top with some minor surface rust on the top plate. Lead sabot exhibits clearly legible… (M23711). Learn More »

$3,250.00
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58 BULLETS RECOVERED AROUND CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

58 BULLETS RECOVERED AROUND CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG

A nicely presented and attractive display of bullets recovered around Culp’s Hill.  Fifty-eight bullets in total, really illustrate how hard the fighting was in that area.  There is a mix of Union… (R20915). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 4.52” 12 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHELL FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM AT GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

CONFEDERATE 4.52” 12 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHELL FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM AT GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This Confederate 12-pounder smoothbore spherical shell specimen from the Gettysburg battlefield is in wonderful condition. Once part of the Lee’s Headquarters Museum in Gettysburg and the Ed Weikert… (872-02). Learn More »

C.S. 4.52” 12-LB SPHERICAL SHELL USED A FARM WEIGHT, RECOVERED ON THE DAVID PLANK FARM, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

C.S. 4.52” 12-LB SPHERICAL SHELL USED A FARM WEIGHT, RECOVERED ON THE DAVID PLANK FARM, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a fine 4.52”, Confederate, 12-pound spherical shell from the Gettysburg battlefield that was used as a farm weight. Found on the David Plank Farm on Little Round Top sometime after the… (872-01). Learn More »

$1,295.00
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US CIVIL WAR SHIPPING CRATE FOR A NAVAL SPHERICAL SHELL

US CIVIL WAR SHIPPING CRATE FOR A NAVAL SPHERICAL SHELL

Dovetail construction shipping crate designed to hold an 8 inch spherical naval shell, dated 1864. Crate measures 10” by 10” by 10”. Original stenciling is legible and reads “8 – INCH… (R21841). Learn More »

RELIC REMINGTON REVOLVER

RELIC REMINGTON REVOLVER

This relic is only half of a Remington revolver and consists of the frame, cylinder, grip straps and hammer. Bottom of grip strap bears serial #1104. Cylinder has all original nipples and turns… (30-1937). Learn More »

U.S. 3.67” 20-POUND PARROTT SHELL RECOVERED FROM CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 3.67” 20-POUND PARROTT SHELL RECOVERED FROM CULP’S HILL, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a large, twenty-pound Federal 3.67” Parrott artillery projectile that was recovered from the Culp’s Hill area soon after the Battle of Gettysburg. This hefty Parrott shell specimen, most… (851-12). Learn More »

SECTIONED US 12 POUND SPHERICAL CASE SHOT SHELL

SECTIONED US 12 POUND SPHERICAL CASE SHOT SHELL

US 12 lb., 4.52 inch spherical half shell with bullets clearly visible in the black matrix. This shell used an extremely rare Wright time fuse which functioned similarly to a Bormann time fuse. … (R20592). Learn More »

U.S. 3-INCH SCHENKL SHELL FOUND ON THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 3-INCH SCHENKL SHELL FOUND ON THE WHEATFIELD, GETTYSBURG – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

Here is a nice U.S. 3-Inch Schenkl Percussion Shell. John Geiselman obtained it from Lester Wherley, who found it in relic condition on the Wheatfield in Gettysburg. Lightly pitted, it measures 9… (R21772). Learn More »

RELIC BULLSEYE CANTEEN

RELIC BULLSEYE CANTEEN

Here is a Civil War relic of the Model 1858 'Bullseye' pattern tin canteen. Often referred to as a Philadelphia Depot-style 'corrugated' canteen, these were issued to all Union troops in the field… (30-1936). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER BULLET TYPE I - GETTYSBURG

Complete with the zinc washer. Dropped condition. Recovered near Culp’s Hill. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (R20846). Learn More »

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER TYPE II BULLET – GETTYSBURG

US .58 CALIBER WILLIAMS PATENT CLEANER TYPE II BULLET – GETTYSBURG

Missing the zinc washer; base disk intact. Dropped condition. Recovered Culp’s Hill area. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (R20843). Learn More »

1816 STYLE US BAYONET SCABBARD THROAT

1816 STYLE US BAYONET SCABBARD THROAT

Scabbard throat has maker’s mark, “R. DINGEE, N- YORK”. Found in a CS camp in Fredericksburg, VA. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (R21367). Learn More »

U.S. 4.52” 12-POUND SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND AT PITZER’S WOODS, GETTYSBURG – DAVID PLANK COLLECTION – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

U.S. 4.52” 12-POUND SPHERICAL SHELL FOUND AT PITZER’S WOODS, GETTYSBURG – DAVID PLANK COLLECTION – GEISELMAN COLLECTION

This original 12-pound spherical shell, type which used the bormann fuse (missing) as is the underplug.  The round fuse opening still has threads visible.  Would need a really good cleaning to get a… (851-03). Learn More »

SECTIONED US 6 POUND SPHERICAL SHELL

SECTIONED US 6 POUND SPHERICAL SHELL

US 6 lb., 3.67 inch spherical half shell with bullets clearly visible in the black and tan matrix. This shell used a Bormann time fuse. Visible are pistol and musket balls. Both Union and… (R20945). Learn More »

RELICS RECOVERED FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE BY JOHN CULLISON

RELICS RECOVERED FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE BY JOHN CULLISON

These relics were found by the late John Cullison in the area of Pickett’s Charge and passed by him to the Rosensteel Family collection of Gettysburg artifacts where they remained until released… (173-1943). Learn More »

RELICS RECOVERED FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE BY JOHN CULLISON

RELICS RECOVERED FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE BY JOHN CULLISON

These relics were found by the late John Cullison in the area of Pickett’s Charge and passed by him to the Rosensteel Family collection of Gettysburg artifacts where they remained until released… (173-1936). Learn More »

RELICS RECOVERED FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE BY JOHN CULLISON

RELICS RECOVERED FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE BY JOHN CULLISON

These relics were found by the late John Cullison in the area of Pickett’s Charge and passed by him to the Rosensteel Family collection of Gettysburg artifacts where they remained until released… (173-1944). Learn More »

DUG EARLY US EAGLE COAT BUTTON

DUG EARLY US EAGLE COAT BUTTON

Albert’s # 38AI BM: “Crumpton”. No gilt; backmark difficult to read. Circa 1815 - 1821. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE… (173-561). Learn More »

RATION CAN RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG - FROM THE COLLECTION OF GAR POST #551 IN YORK SPRINGS, PA.

RATION CAN 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… (R21670). Learn More »

RELIC BULLET FROM ALLEGHENY ARSENAL

RELIC BULLET FROM ALLEGHENY ARSENAL

This bullet was recovered from the Allegheny Arsenal near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was deformed in the 1862 explosion. Accompanying the bullet is a note that reads “RELICS FROM ALLEGHENY ARSENAL… (410-24). Learn More »

$150.00
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CONFEDERATE SABER BLADE FROM THE FAMOUS SHIELDS MUSEUM AT GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE SABER BLADE FROM THE FAMOUS SHIELDS MUSEUM AT GETTYSBURG

This item was purchased directly from the Shields Museum in Gettysburg by collector Tom Bohon in the 1970’s. At that time more space was needed so the museum sold some pieces and this was one of… (R21662). Learn More »

DUG CONFEDERATE BLOCK “A” BUTTON

DUG CONFEDERATE BLOCK “A” BUTTON

Coat sized button with a face that consists of a large block letter “A” on a plain field. Rim of face is slightly raised. There is no gilt left on the button and the face has turned dark from… (348-53). Learn More »

$200.00
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SECTIONED US 6 POUND SPHERICAL CASE-SHOT SHELL

SECTIONED US 6 POUND SPHERICAL CASE-SHOT SHELL

US 6 lb., 3.67 inch spherical half shell with bullets clearly visible in the black and tan matrix. This shell used a Bormann time fuse. Visible are pistol and musket balls. Both Union and… (R20404). Learn More »

RELICS RECOVERED FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE BY JOHN CULLISON

RELICS RECOVERED FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE BY JOHN CULLISON

These relics were recovered on Pickett’s Charge field by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959. Cullison sold his collection to the famed… (173-1945). Learn More »

SECTIONED US 12 POUND SPHERICAL CASE SHOT SHELL

SECTIONED US 12 POUND SPHERICAL CASE SHOT SHELL

US 12 lb., 4.52 inch spherical half shell with bullets clearly visible in the black and tan matrix. This shell used a Bormann time fuse. Visible are pistol and musket balls. Both Union and… (R20936). Learn More »

CS 3.67 INCH 20 POUNDER SMOOTH READ SHELL RECOVERED FROM GRAND GULF, MS

CS 3.67 INCH 20 POUNDER SMOOTH READ SHELL RECOVERED FROM GRAND GULF, MS

Shell has moderate to heavy surface rust and pitting; relic has a layer of shellac that shows some flaking. Brass sabot remains intact. Part of Grant’s campaign against Vicksburg, Grand Gulf was the… (727-150). Learn More »

DISPLAY BOX OF BULLETS FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE - ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

DISPLAY BOX OF BULLETS FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE - ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Relics recovered on Pickett’s Charge field by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959. Cullison sold his collection to the famed Gettysburg… (173-2194). Learn More »

BOX OF RELICS RECOVERED FROM THE AREA OF PICKETT’S CHARGE

BOX OF RELICS RECOVERED FROM THE AREA OF PICKETT’S CHARGE

Relics recovered on Pickett’s Charge field by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959. Cullison sold his collection to the famed Gettysburg… (173-2196). Learn More »

BOX OF RELICS RECOVERED FROM THE AREA OF PICKETT’S CHARGE

BOX OF RELICS RECOVERED FROM THE AREA OF PICKETT’S CHARGE

Relics recovered on Pickett’s Charge field by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959. Cullison sold his collection to the famed Gettysburg… (173-2195). Learn More »

BOX OF RELICS RECOVERED FROM THE AREA OF PICKETT’S CHARGE

BOX OF RELICS RECOVERED FROM THE AREA OF PICKETT’S CHARGE

Relics recovered on Pickett’s Charge field by local Gettysburg resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959. Cullison sold his collection to the famed Gettysburg… (173-2193). Learn More »

DUG US 3.67” HOTCHKISS CASE-SHOT SHELL

DUG US 3.67” HOTCHKISS CASE-SHOT SHELL

Base cap and lead sabot are intact; no fuse plug. Heavy surface rust/pitting. Location of recovery unknown. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB… (R20123). Learn More »

RELIC CONDITION 10 POUND PARROTT SHELL FROM A GETTYSBURG ESTATE SALE

RELIC CONDITION 10 POUND PARROTT SHELL FROM A GETTYSBURG ESTATE SALE

Shell has light to moderate surface rust and pitting. Zinc fuse plug and paper time fuse missing. Relic was purchased at a Gettysburg estate sale and was previously sold by The Horse Soldier in 1974,… (7-3438). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE GEORGIA PATTERN FRAME BUCKLE FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MAC MASON

CONFEDERATE GEORGIA PATTERN FRAME BUCKLE FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MAC MASON

Recovered Sept. 20, 1963 at Frayser’s Farm (Glendale), VA, part of Lee’s Seven Days Battles. Reverse with distinctive Mason lettering. Buckle has some slight bending. Very light coat of varnish. … (172-3738). Learn More »

US 3.67” 20 POUNDER PARROTT SHELL

US 3.67” 20 POUNDER PARROTT SHELL

Location of recovery unknown. Shell has light surface rust/pitting; relic has a thin varnish. A hole for deactivation is in the side. Brass sabot is intact. Parrott percussion fuse plug remains in… (M23387). Learn More »

CS 4.52” 12 POUND SPHERICAL CASE-SHOT RECOVERED FROM RICHMOND, VA

CS 4.52” 12 POUND SPHERICAL CASE-SHOT RECOVERED FROM RICHMOND, VA

Shot has heavy surface rust and pitting; relic has been lightly varnished. The iron side-loader plug is caked over and barely visible. A rare C.S. paper time fuse plug has replaced the Bormann plug… (R10764). Learn More »

CS 4.52” 12 POUND SPHERICAL CASE-SHOT RECOVERED AT RICHMOND, VA

CS 4.52” 12 POUND SPHERICAL CASE-SHOT RECOVERED AT RICHMOND, VA

Shot has moderate to heavy surface rust and pitting; relic has been lightly varnished. The iron side-loader plug is caked over and barely visible. A rare C.S. paper time fuse plug has replaced the… (R10763). Learn More »

3” TIME FUSED CS READ SHELL

3” TIME FUSED CS READ SHELL

Recovered at Richmond, VA. Shell has light to moderate surface rust, light varnish. Shell has been fired. Original fuse plug intact; no paper fuse remains. Lead sabot is missing a piece measuring… (558-426). Learn More »

BOX OF RELICS RECOVERED FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE

BOX OF RELICS RECOVERED FROM PICKETT’S CHARGE

Relics were recovered on Pickett’s Charge field by John Cullison, a local Gettysburg resident, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959. Cullison sold his collection to the famed Gettysburg… (173-2173). Learn More »

RARE EXCAVATED GREENE RIFLE BAYONET

RARE EXCAVATED GREENE RIFLE BAYONET

18” bayonet made for the Greene rifle, a .53 caliber percussion breech-loader produced by the A.H. Waters Armory in Milbury, Mass., of which 900 were purchased by the US Army in 1863. This rust… (480-153). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH LEAD ARCHER PROJECTILE SABOT RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

CONFEDERATE 3 INCH LEAD ARCHER PROJECTILE SABOT RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

Some lands and grooves visible, appears to have been fired from a 12 land & groove cannon tube with a left hand twist. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (R21308). Learn More »

DROPPED US .58 CAL MINIE BALLS – GETTYSBURG

DROPPED US .58 CAL MINIE BALLS – GETTYSBURG

Recovered on the Trostle Farm behind the barn by the late John Cullison, and passed by him to the old and well-known Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts. Please do not ask for a… (173-2105). Learn More »

GETTYSBURG .58 MINIE BALLS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

GETTYSBURG .58 MINIE BALLS FROM THE ROSENSTEEL FAMILY COLLECTION

Dropped condition .58 minie balls recovered in the Valley of Death by the late John Cullison and passed by him to the old and well-known Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts. Please do… (173-1562). Learn More »

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS

BOX OF GETTYSBURG RELICS

This box contains the following:   CS Grapeshot Fragment Crude Lead Sabot Fragment Rare CS Percussion Fuse with Sliding Anvil Two US/CS 10 lb Parrott Shell Fragments Two Crude CS Iron Case Shot Lead… (173-1923). Learn More »

DUG ROSETTE FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MAC MASON

DUG ROSETTE FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MAC MASON

This brass rosette is of a style frequently found on Civil War battlefield and campsites. The face is brass with raised concentric circles. The back is lead filled with an iron keeper attached. The… (408-188). Learn More »

STRIPPED ENFIELD LOCKPLATE RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG IN 1966

STRIPPED ENFIELD LOCKPLATE RECOVERED AT PETERSBURG IN 1966

This Enfield lockplate is formerly from the collection of well-known collector Mac Mason. The lock is rusted and is flaking some and needs another coat of clear lacquer. Painted in silver lettering on… (408-171). Learn More »

GOOD CONDITION RELIC FLEEM

GOOD CONDITION RELIC FLEEM

This double-bladed fleam is still housed in its brass casing but the blades are rusted in place. The brass case has a nice green patina. Area of recovery is not… (408-196). Learn More »

ALTERED US MODEL 1863 CAVALRY BIT RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VA

ALTERED US MODEL 1863 CAVALRY BIT RECOVERED FROM SPOTSYLVANIA, VA

This Model 1863 Cavalry Bit includes the original digger’s typewritten tag that reads “M1863 Union Army Forged Steel Curb Bits found in Spotsylvania Co. Virginia in 1961.” It measures 5 inches… (R19647). Learn More »

FIRED .45 TENNESSEE PATTERN RIFLE BULLET FROM SHILOH

FIRED .45 TENNESSEE PATTERN RIFLE BULLET FROM SHILOH

Lead .45 bullet with hollow base recovered at Shiloh. Only slightly misshaped. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED… (R20521). Learn More »

GROUP OF THIRTEEN US/CS BULLETS – GETTYSBURG

GROUP OF THIRTEEN US/CS BULLETS – GETTYSBURG

Group of mostly dropped bullets recovered near Culp’s Hill, found in one day of relic hunting. The group includes: Six CS .58 Cal. Gardner Patent Minie Balls Four CS manufactured .577 Cal. Enfield… (R20760). Learn More »

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE IN TWO PIECES - GETTYSBURG

US PATTERN 1826 EAGLE BREAST PLATE IN TWO PIECES - GETTYSBURG

Recovered 2nd Corps Hospital Site. Plate was cut into two sections; missing both iron hooks. Found by local resident Ed Miller, near the pond at that location. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS… (173-2050). Learn More »

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA BRAZING TONGS FROM A FARM BEHIND THE ROUND TOPS, GETTYSBURG

REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA BRAZING TONGS FROM A FARM BEHIND THE ROUND TOPS, GETTYSBURG

This item belonged to a local Gettysburg family (Gilbert) who owned a farm along the Taneytown Road during the battle of Gettysburg. The item is an iron pair of brazing tongs. The item meas. approx.… (43-840). Learn More »

HYBRID 4.5 INCH ABSTERDAM SHELL

HYBRID 4.5 INCH ABSTERDAM SHELL

This shell is unfired and in excellent condition. The body is smooth and the brass ring sabot has six small cuts for expansion purposes. One of these is chipped on the edge. What makes this shell a… (727-341). Learn More »

U.S. / C.S. 4.52 INCH 12 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHOT WITH THE ORIGINAL WOOD SABOT – FROM GETTYSBURG MUSEUM COLLECTION

U.S. / C.S. 4.52 INCH 12 POUNDER SPHERICAL SHOT WITH THE ORIGINAL WOOD SABOT – FROM GETTYSBURG MUSEUM COLLECTION

An early battlefield pick up, once part of the Jennie Wade/Soldiers National Museum C1902. Nice smooth dark olive patina. Wood sabot cracked in 4 pieces and glued together. Museum inventory number on… (R20449). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR RATION CAN DUG IN THE WILDERNESS

CIVIL WAR RATION CAN DUG IN THE WILDERNESS

This once cylindrical can meas. approx. 4.75 inches high and approx. 2.75 inches across. The can is rusted and one side is crushed partially. The top is missing the section removed when the can was… (R18485). Learn More »

EXCAVATED U.S. 3” PARROTT SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG GAR POST #9

EXCAVATED U.S. 3” PARROTT SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG GAR POST #9

Here is a Gettysburg excavated Civil War Federal 3” field artillery projectile often referred to as a Parrott Type III shell excavated from an unknown location area on the Gettysburg battlefield… (678-242). Learn More »

.54 ROUND PISTOL BALL - JOHNS FARM, GETTYSBURG/ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

.54 ROUND PISTOL BALL - JOHNS FARM, GETTYSBURG/ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR A SPECIFIC ITEM. Dropped condition. From the private Gettysburg collection of Emily Rosensteel (Mrs. George D. Rosensteel) comes this outstanding assemblage of fired and dropped… (R17234). Learn More »

PULLET BULLET - JOHNS FARM, GETTYSBURG/ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

PULLED BULLET - JOHNS FARM, GETTYSBURG/ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR A SPECIFIC ITEM. From the private Gettysburg collection of Emily Rosensteel (Mrs. George D. Rosensteel) comes this outstanding assemblage of fired and dropped lead Minie balls… (R17233). Learn More »

BURNSIDE BULLET  - JOHNS FARM, GETTYSBURG/ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

BURNSIDE BULLET - JOHNS FARM, GETTYSBURG/ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR A SPECIFIC ITEM. Dropped condition. From the private Gettysburg collection of Emily Rosensteel (Mrs. George D. Rosensteel) comes this outstanding assemblage of fired and dropped… (R17230). Learn More »

WILLIAMS CLEANER TYPE I BULLET  - JOHNS FARM, GETTYSBURG/ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

WILLIAMS CLEANER TYPE I BULLET - JOHNS FARM, GETTYSBURG/ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Fired condition. From the private Gettysburg collection of Emily Rosensteel (Mrs. George D. Rosensteel) comes this outstanding assemblage of fired and dropped lead Minie balls that were found at the… (R17229). Learn More »

SPENCER BULLET  - JOHNS FARM, GETTYSBURG/ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

SPENCER BULLET - JOHNS FARM, GETTYSBURG/ROSENSTEEL COLLECTION

Dropped condition. PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR A SPECIFIC ITEM. From the private Gettysburg collection of Emily Rosensteel (Mrs. George D. Rosensteel) comes this outstanding assemblage of fired and dropped… (R17228). Learn More »

CS 6.4 INCH READ COPPER SABOT SHELL

CS 6.4 INCH READ COPPER SABOT SHELL

Fired from a rifled 32 pounder gun. Nice copper ring sabot, sans wood fuse. Considered the last design of Read projectiles to see service at the war’s end. Examples found at Fort Fisher, Mobile Bay,… (778-04). Learn More »

$1,250.00
Originally $1,850.00

CS 6.4 INCH READ IRON SABOT “TEAR DROP” BOLT

CS 6.4 INCH READ IRON SABOT “TEAR DROP” BOLT

Fired from a rifled 32 pounder gun. Iron ring sabot with some minor chipping along edge. Lathe marks visible on body. Some of the rifling and 10 groove hook slant barely visible. Examples found in… (778-02). Learn More »

$1,250.00
Originally $1,650.00

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR IDENTIFICATION PIN

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR IDENTIFICATION PIN

Shield design similar to ID pins from the American Civil War. Meas. 1 3/8” x 1”.  “E. J. LANGFORD / MAY 13, 98” on sides, and “Co. K / 1st GA. VOL. INF. / SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR” in center.… (M23794). Learn More »

US 3” HOTCHKISS SABOT FROM GETTYSBURG GAR POST

US 3” HOTCHKISS SABOT FROM GETTYSBURG GAR POST

This 3 ¼” x 1 ½” section of a sabot from a US 3” Hotchkiss shell came out of the collection of the Corporal Johnston H. Skelly GAR Post No.9 in Gettysburg. Piece has been cleaned. Location of… (678-335). Learn More »

$39.50
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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 »

LEAD BAND RECOVERED FROM THE TROSTLE FARM, GETTYSBURG

LEAD BAND RECOVERED FROM THE TROSTLE FARM, GETTYSBURG

Twisted piece of lead which appears to be a sabot from an artillery shell; in its current state it measures 6” length. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS… (678-320). Learn More »

FLATTENED US .58 MINIE BALL MADE INTO A POKER CHIP FROM GETTYSBURG

FLATTENED US .58 MINIE BALL MADE INTO A POKER CHIP FROM GETTYSBURG

This .58 Minie Ball was recovered on Wolf’s Hill. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM. … (R19143). Learn More »

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE INFANTRY SCRIPT ‘I’ BUTTON, CS177

EXCAVATED CONFEDERATE INFANTRY SCRIPT ‘I’ BUTTON, CS177

Two part convex button, coat size. Button depicts script style "I", intended for Confederate infantry troops, manufactured in England and smuggled through the blockade.  Backmark: blank with no… (127-1597). Learn More »

EXCAVATED FEDERAL ENGINEER’S BUTTON, EG6

EXCAVATED FEDERAL ENGINEER’S BUTTON, EG6

Two part low convex coat button. Button depicts eagle with banner with motto, "Essayons", fortifications, and rising sun, intended for officers of the engineer corps.  Backmark no longer… (127-1604). Learn More »

RELIC SPECIMEN OF A M1855 “FIRST MODEL” COLT SPORTING RIFLE FROM THE FIRE AT COLT’S FACTORY IN 1864

RELIC SPECIMEN OF A M1855 “FIRST MODEL” COLT SPORTING RIFLE FROM THE FIRE AT COLT’S FACTORY IN 1864

Presented are the remains of a rare, relic Model 1855 “First Model’ Colt Sporting Rifle as recovered from the Colt factory in Hartford, Connecticut after its great destructive fire there in 1864.… (696-37). Learn More »

CS 7 INCH BROUN BOLT

CS 7 INCH BROUN BOLT

Fired from a 7 inch Brooke Rifle. This rare bolt was recovered from Mobile Bay. One of only a few 7 inch Brown bolts to exist. Has a thin copper ring sabot, with only one upper bourrelet ring. Some… (727-280). Learn More »

IRON CASE-SHOT BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

IRON CASE-SHOT BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

Rusted condition iron case-shot ball. Items are from the Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts. Selection is our choice. We will send the best one available. PLEASE DO NOT REQUEST A… (173-1267). Learn More »

DROPPED .58 MINIE BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

DROPPED .58 MINIE BALL FROM GETTYSBURG

Dropped condition .58 minie ball. Items are from the Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts. Selection is our choice. We will send the best one available. PLEASE DO NOT REQUEST A… (173-1260). Learn More »

FIRED .58 GARDNER BULLET - GETTYSBURG

FIRED .58 GARDNER BULLET - GETTYSBURG

Fired condition .58 Confederate Gardner bullet. These are fired but still easily identifiable. Items are from the Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts. Selection is our choice. We will… (173-1259). Learn More »

DROPPED .58 CONFEDERATE GARDNER BULLET - GETTYSBURG

DROPPED .58 CONFEDERATE GARDNER BULLET - GETTYSBURG

Dropped condition .58 Confederate Gardner bullet. Item is from the Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts. Selection is our choice. We will send the best one available. PLEASE DO NOT… (173-1258). Learn More »

DROPPED .58 MINIE BALL WITH SWAGE MARK IN BASE - GETTYSBURG

DROPPED .58 MINIE BALL WITH SWAGE MARK IN BASE - GETTYSBURG

Dropped condition .58 minie ball with a star shaped swage mark in the base. Items are from the Rosensteel family collection of Gettysburg artifacts. Selection is our choice. We will send the best one… (173-1257). Learn More »

DUG FRAME FROM SINGLE ACTION STARR ARMY REVOLVER

DUG FRAME FROM SINGLE ACTION STARR ARMY REVOLVER

This iron frame was dug in an unknown location. The heavy dirt and rust has been removed and the metal surfaces are pitted. The back strap of the grip is broken at the first screw hole. The trigger… (782-06). Learn More »

CS 7 INCH BROOKE MILLED BASE BOLT

CS 7 INCH BROOKE MILLED BASE BOLT

Fired from a rifled 42 pounder or a 7 inch rifle. Recovered in the Trent’s Reach area of the James River. Designed in 1862 for larger rifles, this bolt has a milled base sabot. Rare projectile in… (727-245). Learn More »

IRON CASE SHOT FROM GETTYSBURG

IRON CASE SHOT FROM GETTYSBURG

Round iron case shot recovered in an area southwest of the present day Gettysburg hospital in a location that was a staging point for Pickett’s Charge. The item was recovered by the late Ronald… (173-1395). Learn More »

US/CS 4.52-INCH BORMANN SPHERICAL CASE SHOT

US/CS 4.52-INCH BORMANN SPHERICAL CASE SHOT

The body of this spherical case shot has some light pitting and surface rust but is in otherwise good condition with a scattering of original finish visible. The Bormann fuse was originally punched… (727-171). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 32 POUNDER CANISTER ROUND

CONFEDERATE 32 POUNDER CANISTER ROUND

This canister round appears to have been dug or the victim of bad storage over the years. The round has been placed in a clear plastic container for viewing and preserving. Approx. 75% of the tin body… (727-217). 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 »

$895.00
Originally $1,500.00

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 »

$895.00
Originally $1,250.00

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 »

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 »

$2,250.00
Originally $3,250.00

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 »

$975.00
Originally $1,295.00

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 »

$325.00
Originally $495.00

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 »

$895.00
Originally $1,250.00

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 »

$300.00
Originally $395.00

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 »

$795.00
Originally $1,250.00

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 »

$1,695.00
Originally $2,250.00

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 »

$1,295.00
Originally $1,850.00

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 »

$1,100.00
Originally $1,295.00

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 »

$1,100.00
Originally $1,295.00

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 »

$395.00
Originally $495.00

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 Kennesaw Mountain. Tag is in fair condition and reads "_on Kenesaw Moutai_." All items in… (R17421). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $295.00

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered from woods at farm near North Carolina monument, Gettysburg. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR… (R17599). Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $195.00

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

.69 CAL. CS SHOTGUN SLUG - GETTYSBURG

Recovered on the Mummasburg Road, Gettysburg. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM. FOR OUR… (R17536). Learn More »

$125.00
Originally $195.00

EARLY 19TH CENTURY HORSE BIT - GETTYSBURG

EARLY 19TH CENTURY HORSE BIT - GETTYSBURG

From a Gettysburg area farm sale. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM. FOR OUR POLICIES AND… (M19079). Learn More »

$95.00
Originally $139.50

CONFEDERATE 3” SMOOTH LONG READ COMMON SHELL

CONFEDERATE 3” SMOOTH LONG READ COMMON SHELL

This artillery artifact is a Confederate 3”, 10 pound Read-pattern projectile often referred to as a Smooth Long Read Common Shell. The dug specimen is in very good complete condition. The ten-pound… (727-111). Learn More »

HOTCHKISS SHELL RECOVERED IN THE AREA OF CITY POINT / JAMES RIVER

HOTCHKISS SHELL RECOVERED IN THE AREA OF CITY POINT / JAMES RIVER

This unfired Hotchkiss shell is still encased in dried mud from the James River. The mud is present at both the top and bottom however, the area of the sabot has been cleaned so it can be viewed. The… (M23385). 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, 3.67” Hotchkiss percussion shell in excellent condition.  Conical projectile is complete and retains its base cup, lead sabot,… (727-264). Learn More »

US 3.67 INCH SAWYER SHELL

US 3.67 INCH SAWYER SHELL

This is a fired example. The shell body has six iron flanges under the lead jacket. These flanges were meant to align with the rifling in the bore of the cannon. Over these flanges is a tall lead… (727-290). Learn More »

$625.00
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HALF OF EYE-GLASS CASE RECOVERED ON VIRGINIA BATTLEFIELD

HALF OF EYE-GLASS CASE RECOVERED ON VIRGINIA BATTLEFIELD

Elliptical half case made of brass used for holding a pair of eyeglasses. All that is known about this piece is that it came with a large number of relics recovered on the Seven Day’s Battlefields… (R19833). Learn More »

GROUP OF FOUR VALVE COVERS FROM MUSICAL INSTRUMENT

GROUP OF FOUR VALVE COVERS FROM MUSICAL INSTRUMENT

These four brass pieces are valve covers off of a musical instrument of the Civil War period. An old typed tag that comes with the items reads “MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS VALVE COVERS-WINTER CAMPSITE… (R19853). Learn More »

DROPPED STAR IN BASE .58 MINIE BALLS FROM GETTYSBURG

DROPPED STAR IN BASE .58 MINIE BALLS FROM GETTYSBURG

These dropped condition .58 Minie balls are in nice condition and all have a visible star at the base of the cavity. These bullets were once part of the well-known Rosensteel family collection of… (173-1256). Learn More »

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 »

$2,250.00
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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 »

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/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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 CANISTER BALL FROM ATLANTA

CONFEDERATE 32 LB CANISTER 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 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 »

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 »

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 »

COLORED CLAY MARBLES - FREDERICKSBURG, VA

COLORED CLAY MARBLES - FREDERICKSBURG, VA

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

.58 CAL ENFIELD-TYPE MINIE

.58 CAL ENFIELD-TYPE MINIE

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

$20.00
Originally $30.00

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 »

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 »

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 »

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

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 »

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 »

.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 »

.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 »

$15.00
SOLD

.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… (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… (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 »

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 »

US KNAPSACK HOOK - GETTYSBURG

US KNAPSACK HOOK - GETTYSBURG

This item was recovered at Gettysburg near Route 30 West. (R17826). 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 farm near North Carolina Monument, Gettysburg. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE, MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY… (R17526). 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 »

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 »

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 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, the remaining surface exhibits light to medium rust & corrosion. Else VG. Handsome desk piece. NOTE:… (ART1A). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $395.00


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REMARKABLE SWORD IDENTIFIED TO GEORGE WILLIAM GORDON (1801-1877), US CONSUL TO BRAZIL (1840-46) AND SLAVE TRADE OPPONENT

A remarkable sword manufactured by W.H. Horstmann & Co., New York after the Model 1834 US Revenue Cutter/Marine sword. Neatly engraved on the reverse folding guard, “Geo. Wm. Gordon / United States Consul”. Born on February 8, 1801 in Exeter,… (870-60). Learn More »

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