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SHILOH RECOVERED US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

SHILOH RECOVERED US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Scarce recovery from the most famous western battlefield. Regulation US 1839 pattern plate for the cartridge box, die struck rolled brass with raised US and rim, lead solder filled back to anchor iron… (490-5821). Learn More »

OVAL US BELT PLATE FROM ANTIETAM

OVAL US BELT PLATE FROM ANTIETAM

Regulation M1839 oval US infantry belt plate from Antietam. Brown patina at center mixed with grayish white along the edges. Well defined letters with small dings. Edge bumps at bottom center. Reverse… (490-5820). Learn More »

$275.00
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FREDERICKSBURG RECOVERED US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

FREDERICKSBURG RECOVERED US CARTRIDGE BOX PLATE

Regulation US 1839 pattern plate for the cartridge box, die struck rolled brass with raised US and rim, lead solder filled back to anchor iron wire loops for attachment, stiffness to the plate, and… (490-5818). Learn More »

US CIVIL WAR RELIC PATTERN 1851 OFFICER’S BELT PLATE DUG AT 2ND MANASSAS – EX- WENDALL LANG COLLECTION

US CIVIL WAR RELIC PATTERN 1851 OFFICER’S BELT PLATE DUG AT 2ND MANASSAS – EX- WENDALL LANG COLLECTION

This plate is originally from the collection of the late well-known relic hunter Wendall Lang and was sold by the Horse Soldier back in 1994. Now the plate has come back around to us. The face of the… (2023-3168). Learn More »

$295.00
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GETTYSBURG RECOVERED M1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

GETTYSBURG RECOVERED M1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

This plate was recovered here at Gettysburg. The face is predominantly brown with some greenish tones and a bit of gray. The US is very good, and the face shows few dings, but the edge has some… (490-5817). Learn More »

GETTYSBURG RECOVERED M1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

GETTYSBURG RECOVERED M1839 OVAL US BELT PLATE

This is the standard Union infantry enlisted man’s belt plate of the Civil War. Adopted in 1839, these plates are stamped, rolled brass with a lead solder filled back that anchors the fastening… (490-5816). Learn More »

$395.00
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CIVIL WAR CARTRIDGE BOX TABS FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

CIVIL WAR CARTRIDGE BOX TABS FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

Fort Pembina was established in 1870 and initially garrisoned by two companies of the 20th US. It remained in service until 1895. As was typical of the early Indian War army, the troops were equipped… (1052-477). Learn More »

KEPI OR DRESS HAT STIFFENER FROM FORT PEMBINA

KEPI OR DRESS HAT STIFFENER FROM FORT PEMBINA

This leather disk seems to be the stiffener from inside the top of a hat, either a kepi or dress hat. It is circular and folded over on one side, black in color with gray and white stains, and comes… (1052-476). Learn More »

SCARCE CIVIL WAR PONCHO OR “GUM BLANKET” FRAGMENT

SCARCE CIVIL WAR PONCHO OR “GUM BLANKET” FRAGMENT

This scarce fragment comes from either a poncho or blanket (often referred to as “rubberized,” “gum,” or “painted” blankets.) The significant difference being the presence of slit for the… (1052-627). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM COAT LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM COAT LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

This strip of cloth shows three buttonholes indicating it is from the lapel of a coat and the spacing suggests it is from an army fatigue blouse. This comes from excavations at Fort Pembina, a small… (1052-614). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

This appears to be the 1877 pattern army sock, which was medium gray in color, had white toes, and the weave of the heel running parallel with the leg and nearly at a right angle to the foot. We show… (1052-594). Learn More »

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

INDIAN WAR SOLDIER’S SOCK FROM FORT PEMBINA, ND

This comes from the excavations at Fort Pembina, ND, and appears to be the 1877 pattern army sock, which was medium gray in color, had white toes, and the weave of the heel running parallel with the… (1052-593). Learn More »

SCARCE CIVIL WAR PONCHO OR “GUM BLANKET” FRAGMENT

SCARCE CIVIL WAR PONCHO OR “GUM BLANKET” FRAGMENT

Civil War period ponchos and rubber blankets are extremely scarce despite being widely used and valued by troops in the field. They were so useful at home as to be used up by veterans and their… (1052-629). Learn More »

$95.00
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CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM COAT LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM COAT LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

This strip of cloth with four closely spaced button holes is likely the remnant of an army dress coat discarded after its useful days were done at Fort Pembina, a small frontier garrison in North… (1052-613). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

CIVIL WAR-INDIAN WAR UNIFORM LAPEL FROM FORT PEMBINA

This strip of cloth showing six buttonholes is likely the remnant of an army dress coat discarded after its useful days were done at Fort Pembina, a small frontier garrison in North Dakota, where wet,… (1052-612). Learn More »

FORT BUFORD INDIAN WAR ARMY CAMPAIGN SHOEHOE

FORT BUFORD INDIAN WAR ARMY CAMPAIGN SHOE

This is an excavated US Army campaign shoe from Fort Buford, North Dakota, found on private property with the owner’s permission. This qualifies as a fragmentary, study example, in poor condition… (1052-489). Learn More »

$45.00
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FORT BUFORD INDIAN WAR ARMY CAMPAIGN SHOE

FORT BUFORD INDIAN WAR ARMY CAMPAIGN SHOE

This is an excavated US Army campaign shoe from Fort Buford, North Dakota, found on private property with the owner’s permission. The army went through a series of shoes and boots in the 1870s and… (1052-490). Learn More »

$95.00
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US GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE COAT BUTTON RECOVERED AT 3RD CORPS HOSPITAL SITE, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

US GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE COAT BUTTON RECOVERED AT 3RD CORPS HOSPITAL SITE, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

Light chocolate patina. Push along lower edge. Pair of very small cracks along edge, visible from the reverse. Shank present. Backmark, “SCOVILL MFG CO WATERBURY”. This button was found by local… (1163-205E). Learn More »

$39.50
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US GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE COAT BUTTON RECOVERED AT 3RD CORPS HOSPITAL SITE, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

US GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE COAT BUTTON RECOVERED AT 3RD CORPS HOSPITAL SITE, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

Light patina to face; minor push in area of shield. Shallow crack extending from eagle’s wing to right edge. Shank present. No visible backmark. This button was found by local Gettysburg resident… (1163-205D). Learn More »

$39.50
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US GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE COAT BUTTON RECOVERED AT 3RD CORPS HOSPITAL SITE, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

US GENERAL SERVICE EAGLE COAT BUTTON RECOVERED AT 3RD CORPS HOSPITAL SITE, GETTYSBURG – KEN BREAM COLLECTION

Face has light tan patina. Slight push to face in area of shield. Small area of damage at the tip of one of the eagle’s wings. Shank present. No visible backmark. This button was found by local… (1163-205C). Learn More »

$39.50
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1847 CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTIONS OF THANKS TO GEN. ZACHARY TAYLOR AND HIS OFFICERS AND MEN FOR MONTERREY, PERSONALLY DISPATCHED BY PRESIDENT POLK

Zachary Taylor received the formal thanks of Congress three times, along with gold medals, for victories in the Mexican War, the largest number of such resolutions and awards made by Congress to anyone. This is an official State Department copy on… (766-938). Learn More »

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