This is a nice original dug Civil War bullet known to collectors as the .577 caliber "Linder Carbine bullet”. This one is in fine shape with an attractive look. It is a variant of the style pictured as figure #143 in McKee & Mason’s Bullet book.
Confederate “Nashville Plow Works” Cavalry Saber. This fabulous relic was found stuck in the ground in the 1930’s by a black man hiking in the woods near Florence, Alabama. Considering it’s location, it was most likely a grave marker for one of Nathan B. Forrest’s Troopers. Condition is excellent like a battlefield pick up. Wooden grip is long gone but the casting in the guard is sharp with a very clear and sharp “NASHVILLE PLOW WORKS” address and “CSA”. The brass backstrap has a break at…
An extremely rare, excavated, small rectangular, lead-filled "Star" waist belt buckle that was recovered many years ago from a Texas camp on private property near the Battle of Mansfield, Louisiana. This buckle was hand fashioned by the soldier from a pre-war lead-filled "Star" motif oval militia buckle. Texas related "Star" motif buckles are among the rarest waist belt plates of all Civil War plates to recover.
Battle Flag of the 8TH REGIMENT Florida Volunteer Infantry. St. Andrew's cross design; square format. Captured at Sailor's Creek on April 6, 1865 by Sergeant A.A. Clapp, 2nd Ohio Cavalry, attached to the 3rd Cavalry Division, General George Custer commanding.. Includes original wooden flag staff marked with capture number. American Civil War