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Dan & Teresa Patterson
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The Civil War Connection
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"Where Beginners to Advanced Collectors come to Shop"
August 2020 Catalog

Updated 8/9/20

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Check out our latest finds in the July/August 2019 Issue of American Digger Magazine- CSA Button, CS Louisiana Button, CS Manuscript Artillery Button, and a Gold Cuff Link with a Script "R" on face.


Check out my recent finds in the March/April 2019 Issue of American Digger Magazine- CS Louisiana Cuff Button, US Marine Button, Three Cent Silver Coin, Seated Liberty Silver Dime, and Plantation Token.

Check out my Article(Mississippi Memories-30 Years of Deep South Digging) in the July/August 2015 Issue of American Digger Magazine.

I am proud to let everyone know that I was one of the four volunteers that helped Police find the gun that was used to kill Jackson Police Officer Glen Agee. Check out the Story by clicking on the Link below.


Above is a pic of Joe Barnett and myself hunting the water where Police Officer Agee and the criminal fought. At first, we were reluctant to check out the creek because many snakes had been spotted in the area and the Police said they had covered it pretty well but I insisted on us getting in the water due to our equipment plus I dont like leaving any area unchecked. With relentless determination Joe found the gun in deep water.

Civil War Connection is proud to have made a contribution of expertise in the newly published Warman's Civil War Collectibles by John F. Graf.   The book's information was obtained from  some of the most knowledgable experts and dealers representing various regions of the country.  It is a superb Price Guide for Civil War memorabilia containing 571 pages with numerous pics & detailed descriptions making it an invaluable and easy to understand tool for anyone interested in Civil War memorabilia from expert to beginner.

Antique Artillery

*All Artillery Shells have been disarmed and rendered inert*

CS 32 pound Wood Plug Shell- very hard size to come by, VG condition  $255.00  SOLD

AR58. CS 10 Pd. Read Parrott Shell- with iron sabot, wood fuse, Good condition  $195.00  SOLD to PA

AR66. Union 3.67 Hotchkiss Bolt- VG to Fine condition, great sabot, nice eye appeal and hard to come by  $375.00  SOLD

AR67. Union 3.67 Hotchkiss Bolt- Another Bolt in VG- Fine condition, great sabot, nice eye appeal and hard to come by  $375.00  SOLD

AR68. Union Type 2 James Bolt- with excellent sabot and part of tin attached(seldom seen), Fine iron, Rare Bolt $695.00  SOLD

Civil War Bottles

M128. Rare Glass Roman Pitcher- nice condition, 1700-2000 years old  $155.00

M166. Gorgeous Blue Whiskey Bottle- hard color to come by, Fine condition, Graphite bottom, dug near Vicksburg  $49.00  SOLD

BO1.  Clay Ink Bottles - small ink that are sometimes found in Civil War camps.   $12.00 each  SOLD

BO13. 1850's Gin Bottle- with glass seal, a few pings here & there but still a very nice Gin that is hard to come by, dark green glass, dug in New Orleans, LA  $45.00  SOLD

BO14. Gorgeous Emerald Green Umbrella Ink- rolled lip, crude bottom and nice widdle markings g  SOLD

BO15. Cathedral Peppersauce Bottle-  4 sided, pontiled, dug at Bovina MS, Fine condition, no cracks or dings  $79.00  SOLD

BO16. Cathedral Peppersauce Bottle-  6 sided, dug at Bovina MS, Fine condition, no cracks or dings  $75.00  SOLD

BO17. Large Cathedral Pickle Bottle-  6 sided, rolled lip, VG-Fine condition, dug at new Orleans LA, old Gothic Windows, no cracks or dings, 13 inches tall  SOLD

BO18. Large Cathedral Pickle Bottle
-  4 sided, rolled lip, Fine condition, old style Gothic Windows, no cracks or dings, graphite bottom(Rare), 12 inches tall  $245.00

BO19. Gorgeous Emerald Green Umbrella Ink
- rolled lip, near mint condition, Pontiled, found near Vicksburg, from the Ronnie Taylor Collection  $95.00

Buckles & Plates

BP3. Civil War Puppy Paw Hooks- all three hooks are there but found seperately, only $19.00  SOLD

BP56. US Buckle- with Arrow hooks, Very Fine condition, dug near Vicksburg $195.00  SOLD

BP65. US Eagle Breastplate with Leather- Very Fine condition, with 2 solid nice hooks, piece of leather on back, Museum Quality, hard to find one better then this $215.00  SOLD

BP67. Early 1800's Militia Buckle- with all hooks, Fine condition, dug at Livingston, MS in Mississippi Militia Camp  $350.00  SOLD

BP68. State of New York(SNY) Belt Buckle
- very attractive face which is hard to come by, VG-Fine condition, with all 3 hooks that have traces of silver on them, nice center piece for Union Buckle Collection $595.00  SOLD

BP71. Union Eagle Sword Belt Buckle- Fine condition, with wreath, Initials "AL" on back, L is hard to see but there   $225.00

BP72. "Baby" 1839 US Buckle- with both hooks, non dug, Fine condition  $325.00 SOLD

BP73. Union Eagle Sword Belt Buckle & Belt- VG Leather Belt(Solid), Gorgeous Buckle, #780, with brass keeper  SOLD

BP74. Union Eagle Sword Belt Buckle & Belt
- VG Leather Belt(Solid), Fine Buckle with Silver Wreath, #980, with brass keeper  $495.00

BP75. Union Buckle with Leather Belt- Fine Buckle, arrow hooks, VG+ Belt, can still see 64 in black, stamped C/10/REGT(some is worn) but legible, might be a real faint US before the C, very nice combo  $415.00  SOLD

BP76. US Eagle Breastplate-
looks like sides were taken off by Soldier, pretty green petina, dug near Yazoo City   $45.00 and free shipping!

BP77. US "Baby" Boxplate- with both iron hooks, non dug, Gorgeous plate, WH Smith marked  $345.00

BP78. US Boxplate- Gorgeous Plate, with both hooks, Fine condition     $155.00


BU1. Union Massachussetts Volunteer Militia Button - with shank, non dug, loaded with Gold Gilt, Very Fine condition $28.00  SOLD

BU2. Union Navy Button- cuff size, with shank, tin back, gorgeous face, dug in Texas  $25.00  SOLD

BU3. Spanish Coin Button- no shank, Sunburst back, "Double Gilt", fine condition $5.00  SOLD

BU4. Union New York State Seal Button - non dug, with shank, VF, cuff size, lots of Gold Gilt, Extra Quality backmark,   $25.00  SOLD

BU5. Union Connecticutt National Guard Button - Scovill Backmark, non dug, with shank, loaded in Gold Gilt, cuff size, $29.00  SOLD

BU6. Union Patriotic Button - cuff size, with shank, Very Fine Condition  $35.00

BU7. Napoleonic Pewter Infantry Button
-   cuff size, pewter, with shank, B/M- "LYON", found in a Box of French Military Buttons marked 7HUSS and 7REG Grenadiers, Very Fine condition, Rare  $25.00

BU10. Early Naval Button - made of brass, very hard to come by, with shank, Fine condition  $55.00

BU12. Artillery Button(1808-1821) -  with shank, overcoat size, dug in LA, VG condition  $39.00 SOLD

BU14. Union Staff Officer Button- cuff size, with shank, dug in LA, Gold Gilt on face, Fine condition   $15.00

BU15. Connecticut State Seal Button- coat size, with shank, VG condition   $45.00  SOLD

BU17. Maine State Seal Button- with shank, small push on face & small portion of rim missing, Scovill B/M, loaded in Gold Gilt, Scarce Button  $69.00

BU23. US/CS Voltiquers "V" Button- Rare, with shank, in VG condition. The Voltiquers were a Special Forces unit that used Light Mountain Howitzers & Hale's Rocket Launchers during the Mexican War. Robert E. Lee and Joseph Johnston both commanded the Voltiquers. Interesting fact is the Voltiquers wore a light grey uniform opposed to the dark blue of the other uniforms. Coincidently, these two future great Confederate Generals donned the "grey" a full decade and a half before the Civil War. These buttons were used by Southern Troops during the Civil War. They were distributed to LA and VA troops for Civil War usage and are found in their Camps. Seldom seen for sell, buy this one while you can at this price due to the scarceness & history.  SOLD
BU27. Union New York Button- with shank, non dug, loaded in Gold Gilt, Extra Quality B/M   $35.00  SOLD

BU28. VMI(Virginia Military Institute) Button- non dug, with shank, loaded in Gold Gilt, XF condition, D.Evans in ribbon backmark $95.00

BU72. VMI(Virginia Military Institute) Button- dug, missing shank, good condition, found near Vicksburg, nice price SOLD

BU76. US/CS Voltiquers "V" Button- Rare, with shank, in VG condition. The Voltiquers were a Special Forces unit that used Light Mountain Howitzers & Hale's Rocket Launchers during the Mexican War. Robert E. Lee and Joseph Johnston both commanded the Voltiquers. Interesting fact is the Voltiquers wore a light grey uniform opposed to the dark blue of the other uniforms. Coincidently, these two future great Confederate Generals donned the "grey" a full decade and a half before the Civil War. These buttons were used by Southern Troops during the Civil War. They were distributed to LA and VA troops for Civil War usage and are found in their Camps. Seldom seen for sell, buy this one while you can at this price due to the scarceness & history.  $225.00  SOLD

BU77. Union Artillery "A" Button-
Steele & johnson B/M, with shank, Loaded in Gold Gilt, Very Fine condition  $45.00  SOLD

BU78. Union Artillery "A" Button- Scovill B/M, no shank, Loaded in Gold Gilt, Fine condition  $29.00 SOLD

BU81. Three Early Buttons Special- all for only $45.00  SOLD

BU82. Four Early Buttons Special- all for $55.00  SOLD

BU85. CS Louisiana Button- cuff size, Good-VG condition, cant see a B/M(could be a Local B/M), dug in a sweet LA camp near Vicksburg  $95.00  SOLD

BU86. New York Militia Button- Gorgeous!, with shank, lots of Gold Gilt, dug near Vicksburg  $35.00 SOLD

BU87. CS Pewter Eagle Button- no shank which is typical, usually not dug in this good of shape, made out of weak material, dug near Vicksburg, MS $45.00  SOLD

BU90. (1790-1820) British Royal Artillery Button-with shank, loaded in Gold Gilt, Gorgeous, huge Button, about 28mm. $35.00 SOLD

BU92. CS Solid Cast “I” Infantry Coat Button- Fine condition, dug at General Loring’s Camp near Canton, MS. $145.00  SOLD

BU93. CS Virginia State Seal Button Fine condition, with shank $95.00

BU94. (1802-1808) First Regiment of Artillery Button- with shank, VG condition, dug at Livingston MS. $45 shipped  SOLD

BU95. (1812-1815) Infantry Coat Button- fine condition, with shank, dug at Livingston, MS. $30 shipped  SOLD

BU96. (1808-1830) US Infantry Coat Button- fine condition, with shank, Livingston MS. $35 shipped  SOLD

BU97. (1808-1830) US Infantry Cuff Button- fine condition, with shank, Livingston MS. $28 shipped  SOLD

BU98. Five South Carolina Buttons
- made in 1864, with shanks, non dug, all are nice, all for $325 shipped


Antique Cartridges & Bullets

C1.  Enfield - with remnants of powder in base, from the 'CS Wishing Well' odd bullet, large base that tapers off at the nose - has ring around nose. Drop, Fine condition.    $20.00  SOLD 

C2. 9mm Pinfire Cartridge - in brass casing, non-dug, Very Fine condition   $16.00   

C3. .44 Short Cartridge - non-dug, in brass casing, VF condition    $25.00 

C4. Carved Two-Ring Bullet - Soldier made, he carved this Bullet into a fine point $8.00

C5. Two Poker Chips -  dug near Vicksburg, nicely made, $7.00

C10. Rifled 69 Musket Bullet- fine condition  $12.00

C18. 7mm Pinfire Cartridge - in brass casing, Very Fine condition   $15.00

C20. Sharps Linen Cartridge- non dug, Fine condition, in Linen casing, hard to come by this nice  $95.00  SOLD

C25. Italian Garibaldi(Carcano) Bullet- 69 caliber, drop, Fine condition, seldon seen bullet, dug in Central MS  $35.00

C31. Gallagher Cartridge- in paper casing, non dug, Fine condition  $49.00

C35. Maynard Flat Nose Cartridge- non dug cartridge, Fine condition, good looking cartridge, hard to find this nice $35.00 

C36. Maynard Round Nose Cartridge- Rare, non dug cartridge, Fine condition, good looking cartridge, hard to find this nice $45.00 SOLD

C39. 12mm Pinfire Cartridge - in brass casing, Very Fine condition   $16.00

C40. 9mm Pinfire Cartridge
- in brass casing, Very Fine condition   $15.00

C41. US Civil War Billinghurst Requa Cartridge- in brass casing, fine condition, went in early rapid fire gun, Rare Cartridge, Non Dug $105.00  SOLD

C42. Rare Agar Machine Gun Cartridge-
Fine condition, with bullet & Cap, not sure if they were married together or found that way, either way complete and very cool  $275.00  SOLD

C43. Rare Star Paper Cartridge-
made in St. Louis Missouri, Blue paper bottom, VG condition  $85.00  SOLD


BK1. Gun Collector's Handbook Of Values - by Charles Edward Chapel, 4th edition, Copyright 1958, VG condition, 398 pages, Hardback  $18.00

BK2. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War - Volume III, The Tide Shifts, by Castle Books, 1995, 752 pages, hardback with jacket, excellent condition  $16.00

BK3. Decisive Battles of the Civil War - by Lt. Col Joseph B. Mitchell, paperback, still in original plastic shrinkwrap. Has 35 maps designed by author.  $8.00

BK4.  Shiloh - by Shelby Foote, Copyright 1952, Special Edition for Shiloh Military Trail Hikers, page 226, very good condition, paperback. $10.00 SOLD

BK5.  The Journal of Mississippi History - Volume XLIX No. 1, February 1987,  contains stories: Poor Relief in Antebellum Mississippi, Riverboat Accounting & Profitability and US Senators & Representatives from Mississippi 1828-1836.  Fine condition, paperback, 80 pages.  $4.00

BK6.  The Journal of Mississippi History - Volume LX, No. 1 Spring, 1998, contains: Lost Chance to Save Vicksburg, fine condition, paperback, $4.00

BK7.  The Journal of Mississippi History - Volume LIV, No. 2, May 1992, contains: Forgiven or Forgotten, the Image of Jeff Davis and The Overthrow of Reconstruction in Mississippi. Fine condition, paperback.  $4.00

BK8.  Plantation Homes of Louisiana - by Pelican Publishing Company, copyright 1989, 128 pages, very good condition paperback.  $9.00

BK9.  Civil War Sites in Virginia, A Tour Guide - by James I. Robertson, Jr., copyright 1985, 100 page paperback, very good condition.  $8.00

BK10.  Musket to M14 - Pistols, Rifles and Machine Guns through the Years,  by C. B. Colby, copyright 1960, 48 page hardback, fine condition.  $18.00

BK11. Report of the Rhode Island Monument at Andersonville, GA - by E.L. Freeman & Sons, VG condition, 1903, hard to come by Book  $65.00

BK12. Decision In Mississippi- by Edwin Bearss, VG condition, extremely Rare and desirable Book, Autograped & dated by Bearss  $115.00   SOLD

BK13. The Public Life of John Brown - by James Redpath, VG condition, published in 1860 in Boston, Rare Book  $55.00

BK14. The Gunboat Series Before Vicksburg- dated 1866, by H.C. Castlemon, VG
condition  $29.00

BK15. Plates and Buckles of the American Military- by Sidney Kerksis in 1987, VG to Fine condition, a must have for Civil War Buckle & Plate Collectors, only $49.00  SOLD



Discount on all images- 10% off

I1.  Andrew Johnson CDV -  no backmark, very good condition, clear image.    $65.00

I2.  John Slidell CDV - engraving, fine.  $18.00

I3.  CDV of George Washington - Fine condition,   $20.00

I4. CDV of Grant Holding his Daughter - clear image, VG condition  $39.00  SOLD

I5. CDV of Union General Wadsworth - by Wm. Ballantyne, Washington DC- period writing under image "Our General", Fine condition  $35.00

I6. CDV of General McClellan  & Wife - clear image, VG condition  $39.00  SOLD

I8. CDV of 4 Women - the Lady in the Middle appears to be an Angel with light around her, the other women are kneeling at her side, dated 1864 by John Soule, VG condition  $25.00

I9. CDV of Jeff Davis being chased in a dress and holding a Bowie- VG condition  $75.00

I10. RARE Half Plate Daguerreotype of Unidentified Gentleman- in Full Case, seperated at hinge, Very Good condition  $375.00

I12. Twelve Female CDV's- all are VG+ condition  SOLD

M1.  Civil War Original Chess Box - wooden, with 1 chess piece, VG condition.  $29.00

M4. Civil War Ivory Game Markers - pair of Game markers, made of Ivory, used by soldiers to pass time  $25.00

M7. Confederate Isaac Campbell Knapsack Hook- made of iron which is Rare, dug at Middle TN    $85.00

M8. Early 1800's- Civil War Period Silversmith's Hammer - with original wooden handle, fine condition, seldom seen Tool  $75.00

M10. Large 1851 Dated Brass Bucket - Fine condition, "H.W. Haydens/Patent/Dec. 16, 1851" on bottom of the bucket, Very Rare, $175.00

M12. Civil War Period Brass ChamberStick- for a Candle, type used by Soldiers in Camp, Fine Condition  $45.00

M13. 1863 Indian Head Store Token- "Grocer" on back, VG condition  $19.00

M15. Civil War Dominos- two Dominos in a Case   $20.00

M16. Eagle Top- made of brass, top of some kind of container, droop winged eagle with Stars,
unique relic  $25.00

M18. Moral Almanac(1863)- made in Philadelphia, 36 pages, VG condition $29.00

M55. Civil War Our Army & Navy Token-  Very Fine condition, hard to come by and highly sought after by Token Collectors   $19.00

M94. Extremely Rare 1860 Cherokee Bible- Fine condition, seldom ever seen, written in Cherokee, Dated 1860, Museum Quality, one of the Rarest Bibles from that era  $1250.00

M99. Union Cartridge Box- with both tins which are nice, Cartridge box is in good condition   SOLD

M108. Civil War Era Sewing Needles Dated 1857- Packet of Civil War era sewing needles. Larger size crewel needles. Perfect for display with soldiers sewing kit, clothing and personal items. Picture of a clipper ship on the label. H. Milward and Sons makers. Over half the needles still present. Very Fine condition.   SOLD

M111. Lefaucheaux 9mm Cartridge Box- made by UMC, Rare Indian War Box, Fine condition  $55.00

M115. Union Bugle Hat Pin- dug near Bovina, MS- good condition, usually these weak thin brass hat pins are missing parts $55.00 SOLD

M116. CS Paper Time Fuse- overall good condition but shows explosion of shell  $25.00

M117. Small Revolver Bullet Mold- Fine condition, dug near Vicksburg  $29.00  SOLD

M122. 1893 Dated Bible- Good condition, Indian Period, cross on Front  $29.00

M123. Civil War Spur- VG condition, dug near Bovina, MS  $45.00 SOLD

M124. Civil War Thick Heel Plate- dug in Union Cavalry Camp near Vicksburg, MS  $15.00 SOLD

M125. Civil War Stencil Letter "T"- dug in Union Camp(Vicksburg Campaign), VG condition, used to mark items $18.00  SOLD

M126. Floral Powder Flask- Good Condition, missing tiny spout, nice for a dug flask, found near Pea Ridge, Ark  $75.00  SOLD

M127. US Navy Fuse Box-
marked USNY Boston, good shape for age, leather is preserved  $115.00

M129. Large Spigot with 2 knobs- Spigot is 9 inches long, Rare size, dug near Vicksburg, MS  $35.00

M147. Silver 1857 Love Token- Fine condition, Fancy Letters, holed for wearing, Cool personal item, dug in Civil War Camp Site $20.00  SOLD

M148. Two Civil War Era Sewing Needle Packets Dated 1857- One large and one small Packet of Civil War era sewing needles. Perfect for display with soldiers sewing kit, clothing and personal items. Very Fine condition. Both for $19.00

M151. Rare 1850's Dollar Gold Coin Love Token- Fine condition, excellent engraving, cool relic  $139.00  SOLD

M155. Clay Pipe & Alex Finlay/New Orleans Toothbrush- dug together in New Orleans at a Plantation Site- nice pair of relics  $55.00

M156. Rare Authentic Indian Tomahawk Peace Pipe- Fine condition, cast iron, trade relic, octagonal pipe, very scarce  SOLD

M157. Rare NP Ames Powder Flask- dated 1846/NP Ames, Fine condition. Large size....9 inches tall. $450  First of the year Special- $375   SOLD

M162. Civil War Pepperbox- dug near Atlanta GA, VG condition, scarce relic, great addition to any dug weapon collection ON HOLD

M174. Unique 1848 Bible/Hymnal- owned by Ada Clark, her name on front, Bible is in real good condition to be so old, envelope inside from family member with a postcard which has a picture of her. $49.00

M176. Civil War NYE Danish/Norwegian 1864 Bible- VG condition, dated 1864, cool Bible  $45.00

M177. Civil War Period ID'd Straight Razor- "David Antoine" on horn handle, not sure if he was civilian or Soldier, Fine condition, part of trademark visible, length 10 3/4's inches  $35.00

M178. Civil War Hunting Flask- Fine condition, non dug, nice antique petina, birds & dogs on both sides  $65.00  SOLD

M179. Union Officer Bar- double rowed, two small cracks reinforced on face, lead back with hooks, very hard to dig, Good-VG condition, found near Vicksburg  $89.00  SOLD

M180. Period African Man Smoking Pipe- VG condition, Rare Pipe, very detailed  $79.00 SOLD

M181. Large Antique 1863 Wallet- Fine condition, Gold lettering, 1863 dated   $45.00

M182. 1841 Monitorial Reader for Youth- used at Academies & Schools, Good condition  $39.00

M183. Civil War Spur with Rowel- Fine condition, Non Dug, nice old age petina  $45.00

M184. Musket Lockplate- dug, fine condition, $45 shipped to your door  SOLD

M185. Brass Cavalry Bell- fine condition, with iron dinger, from local Plantation. Cool relic. $55 and free shipping  SOLD

M186. CS "Iron" Knapsack Hook- VG condition, dug near Vicksburg in Osterhaus Camp, hard to come by made of Iron  $45.00

M187. Silver Mechanical Writing Pencil/Pen and a Gold Writing pen Tip- VG condition, both dug by Ronnie Taylor at Bovina MS, Rare Relics, both for $95.00  SOLD

M188. Rare Civil War Food Jar Top- maker marked, hard to dig, found North of Vicksburg  $29.00


Paper Items

P1.  Gettysbury Centennial Stamp (1863-1963) - fine condition.    $4.00
P2  Wilderness Centennial Stamp (1864-1964) - fine condition.    $4.00
P3.  Confederate General F. M. Cockrell Autograph - fine condition.  $79.00 SOLD
P5. (1857) Summons from Madison County, MS - signed by William Priestley who was the Confederate Postmaster and well known Mississippian, fine condition  $10.00
P6. "Confederate Green" 10th Tennessee Regiment Print - Limited edition, #327 of 750, with Certificate of Authenticity, Rare Print, by Michael Gnatek, Excellent condition, already Professionally Framed and Matted with pocket for Certificate on back,  $250.00
P7. "Letter from Home" Army of Northern Virginia Print - Limited Edition, with Certificate of Authenticity, Rare Print, by Mort Kunstler(Famous Artist), #567 of 1150, Excellent condition, already Professionally Framed and Matted with pocket on back for Certificate $250.00
P8. Rare CS Sheet Music- "Rock me to sleep Mother", a ballad published by Julian A. Shelby in Nov 1862. Two pages in fair condition.  $49.00
P9. Natchez Receipts- 1850's receipts for printing jobs performed at the Office of the Natchez Courier. Four are available. VG condition $10 each
P10. Way Bills for Fort Apache two way bills for supplies delivered to the famous Fort Apache. Both are dated 1904 and are in excellent condition. 7 X 8.25 inches in size. $25.00 each
P13. Confederate Alabama 25 Cent Note-
VG condition   $19.00  SOLD
P14. New Orleans Railroad 1861 Note- Very Fine condition, New Orleans-Nov 16th, 1861
$30.00  SOLD
P22. Confederate New Orleans Newspaper- printed before Union occupation, March/13/1861, Very Good condition, lots of interesting reading  $95.00
P23. Confederate New Orleans Newspaper
- printed before Union occupation, March/2nd/1861, Very Good condition, lots of interesting reading  $95.00
P24. Rare 1863 US Lincoln 50 Cent Note- VG condition front & back, Scarce  SOLD
P25. Mississippi One Dollar Cotton Pledge Note- VG condition  $55.00  SOLD
P26. Mississippi One Dollar Note
- VG condition with train  $45.00 SOLD

Antique Weapons

W1.  Civil War Double Barrel Boot Pistol - percussion firing system, looks like a small shotgun, action works, Very Good condition, used by North & South Troops during the Civil War  SOLD

W130. Civil War Boot Pistol
- Fine condition, used by both sides during the Civil War, Percussion Firing System, action works, popular concealed weapon back in the day, Serial #456  SOLD

W137. Rare Model 1821 Officer’s Sword- made by Horstmann/Sons/Philadelphia, outstanding barn find and very seldom seen Sword, found near Vicksburg, MS SOLD

W138. Civil War Foot Officer Sword/Bowie/Fighting Knife- Barn Find Relic, Soldier took a Foot Officer Sword and made it into a Bowie/Fighting Knife, VG condition, Cool as it gets, Luv it    $245.00

W144. Rare Brass Framed Boot Pistol- marked ELG on barrel, action works, VG to Fine condtion, Brass Frames were made a short period of time due to brass being a weaker metal then iron, Blast sometimes would bust thru brass causing injury  SOLD

W147. Gwyn & Campbell Saddle Ring Cavalry Carbine- made circa 1863 in Hamilton, Ohio, by Edward Gwyn and Abner C. Campbell. The American Civil War happened during a period of great firearms advancement throughout the world, but particularly in the United States. Here we have one of the most recognizable Civil War carbines in the Gwyn & Campbell “Grapevine” Carbine. This was a single-shot, breech-loading percussion carbine that used a prepared linen cartridge consisting of the powder and bullet. The name “Grapevine” came about to describe the round and serpentine profile of the lever, differentiating it from other variants. This came after the Cosmopolitan Carbine, of the same basic design and made by the same company. Only 4,200 of the Type I and 4,000 of the Type II were produced, making these quite scarce for Civil War and military collectors. They are known to have been issued to the following cavalry units during the Civil War: 2nd and 3rd Arkansas; 5th, 6th and 16th Illinois; 3rd and 4th Indiana’s; 4th and 8th Iowa; 2nd, 6th and 14th Kansas; 10th, 12th, 14th and 40th Kentucky; 4th and 8th Missouri; 5th and 8th Ohio; 7th Tennessee; and the 3rd Wisconsin. The overall condition is very good. Low Serial #2568. The iron parts are dark with age. The markings are mostly legible. Walnut stock is nice and solid The action is excellent. Here is a nice example of a hard to find Carbine!    SOLD

W148. Civil War Smith & Wesson Old Army #2 Revolver- Fine condition, Gorgeous Rosewood Grips, 32 Rimfire, Well marked/nice stampings, Serial #29203, Six inch Barrel, Civil War manufactured in 1864,  action works, Rare Revolver, popular with Officers during the Civil War  SOLD

W149. Allen & Thurber Dragoon Size Pepperbox- .36 Caliber. 6-Shot, engraved nipple shield, and engraved frame. Bar hammer marked Allens Patent. Barrel rib marked “Allen & Thurber 1837 Worcester/Cast Steel. Grips are nice with only a few slivers missing around screws, Fine overall  condition, action works. Dragoon size Pepperboxes are Rare & hard to find especially in fine condition such as this! $695.00  SOLD

W150. William P. Uhlinger Revolver- marked JP Lower to subvert the Smith & Wesson patent. Made 1861-1865, Only 10,000 produced. Action works but cylinder does not lock in tight. Missing ejector rod but cartridges could still be taken out by hand. Very Good condition. Low Serial #3091. Hard to come by. SOLD

W151. Sharps & Hankins Carbine- 
Fine condition, made 1862-1865, action works, 6700 were purchased by the Navy and served on Ironclads, Tin Clads, and Sailing War Vessels. 52 Rimfire. Sweet looking Carbine  SOLD

W152. Civil War Ames Naval Cutlass-
dated 1862(can see part of 2), nice leather & wire, overall VG condition, Very Cool looking Sword ON HOLD

W153. Remington Beals 1st Model Pocket Revolver- made 1857 to 1858. Only 5000 produced. 31 caliber. Barn Find/Relic. Toughee to come by $375 shipped to your door  SOLD

W154. Rare 1849 N. P. Ames Cavalry Sword- with Scabbard, Fine condition, well marked, nice leather and wire wrap, Cabotville/Mass, seldom seen this fine  ON HOLD

W155. French Artillery Short Sword- well marked, with Scabbard, Fine condition, hard to find Leather Scabbard this old and in this condition, great addition to any sword Collection  $465.00

W156. Allen & Thurber Pepperbox- .32 Caliber. 6-Shot, engraved frame, and percussion. Bar hammer marked Allen's Patent. Barrel rib marked “Allen & Thurber/Worcester. Grips are nice, Fine overall condition, action works. 4 inch Barrel. SOLD

W157. Civil War S&K Import Saber Bayonet- VG condition, well marked, used by North and South Troops  SOLD

W158. Burnside Carbine- 
Fine condition, action works, very popular Civil War Carbine, Serial #28755, well marked gun, Sweet looking Carbine  SOLD shipped to your door

W159. 1850 Staff & Field Officer Sword- barn find/relic, Import from Germany made for US, you can still see part of stamping on blade, has US and Eagle on Iron Hand Guard, fine for relic condition, very cool sword On Hold

W160. French 1842 Saber Bayonet made into Bowie/Fighting Knife
- nice condition, luv these Soldier made light weight Bowie/Fighting Knives, very cool $225.00 

Post Civil War

PW1. Rare Original 1894 Biedenharn Hutch Coke Bottle- Biedenharn was the First Bottler Of Coca Cola. VG-Fine condition, still has stopper inside, dug at Vicksburg, MS.    $395.00  SOLD

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Civil War Market Place- http://www.civilwarmarket.com

American Digger Magazine- http://www.americandigger.com

Harry Ridgeways' Relic Site- http://www.relicman.com

Virginia Civil War  Relics- http://www.virginiarelics.com

Civil War Outpost- http://www.civilwaroutpost.com

Treasure Hunting Forums-

Jim Stanley & Associates- http://www.cwartifax.com

Pack Horse Ford Relics- http://www.packhorsefordrelics.com

Old Militaria-http://www.oldmilitaria.com/

American Civil War Bullets- http://www.acwbullets.com/

Stones River Civil War Relics- http://www.stonesrivertrading.com/

Fort Donelson Relics- http://www.fortdonelsonrelics.com/

Blue Gray Relics- http://bluegrayrelics.com/

Rebel Relics- http://rebelrelics.com

My Treasure Spot Forums- http://www.mytreasurespot.com/forums/index.php

Port Hudson Relics- http://porthudsonrelics.com

Camp Site Artifacts- www.campsiteartifacts.com


Terms & Conditions

  • Forms of payment accepted are check (personal checks must clear bank before order will be shipped), cashier check or money order. Make checks payable to Dan Patterson .
  • All items are authentic Civil War era/usage unless otherwise specified. You may return any item within five (5) days for full refund minus shipping. Be sure to insure any returns.  Returned items are subject to a 10% restocking fee.  Returned items must be in same UNALTERED, UNCLEANED, UNCHANGED CONDITION as they were shipped. Any modification to the item will VOID the return policy. Notification by phone or email is required before any return is authorized.
  • The item will be held for 7 days for the payment to arrive. If payment is not received within 7 days, the item will be resold to the reserve caller.
  • All items are shipped UPS unless otherwise requested. Shipping and insurance will be added to the total cost of your order.
  • Layaways are available with 1/3 down and the balance due within 60 days. If full payment is not received within 60 days - unless other arrangements are made - item will be returned to stock and all payments forfeited.
  • When ordering please give catalog number and full description of item.
  • We buy whole collections or single pieces, so keep us in mind if you have Civil War items for sale. Trades will also be considered.