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Dan & Teresa Patterson
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The Civil War Connection
Relics & Detectors
November 2011 Catalog

Updated 11/18/11

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Check out my Recent Finds(Two Overcoat "A" Buttons with cloth) in the "Just Dug" Section of the November-December 2010 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.

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Antique Artillery

*All Artillery Shells have been disarmed and rendered inert*

AR1  Civil War Artillery Paper Time Fuse - an original paper time fuse for an exploding artillery projectile. 5 Second Fuse. Nicely displayed in a riker case $25.00 SOLD
AR2. Twelve Pound Bormann- Fine iron, with brass underplug, fuse blew out but the fuse is in real nice condition, puinched at #1, numbers 2/3/4 and many lines are visible, dug in Central, MS   $249.00  Christmas Price  $215.00 

AR3. Twelve Pound Bormann Shell- nice condition, Fine Fuse- 1, 2, and 4 numbers can be seen  $249.00

AR4. US 12 Pd. Bormann- nice condition, 4 numbers can be seen, Fine Fuse  $249.00

AR5. Confederate Broun Shell- with brass sabot, VF Rebel iron which is seldom seen on these shells, look around on the Internet & you wont see many of these shells and will not find one this nice, Museum Quality  $725.00


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

BO2.  100th Anniversary Coke Bottle - still full and capped, only made in Vicksburg, MS by Biedenhorn (First bottler of Coca Cola), Fine condition.     $12.00 

BO3.  75th Anniversary Coke Bottle - 3/4 full and capped, celebrating the World's 1st Coke Bottling Company in Chattanooga, TN     $15.00 

BO4.  Wine Bottle - dark green, VG, 11 inches tall, dug in central Miss.  $12.00 

BO5.  Champagne Bottle - fine, dark green, dug in central Miss., 10 inches tall.  $12.00 

BO6. Whiskey Bottle - dark brown, fine, dug in central Miss., 10 inches tall.  $12.00

BO7. Civil War Cologne Bottle - ornate, fine condition    $19.00

BO8. Civil War 8 Sided Umbrella Ink - light Aqua Blue, 8 sided, dug in New Orleans, LA- fine condition  $49.00

BO9. Biedenharn Script Coke Bottle -  "Biedenharn" on the side of the bottle, Script "Coca Cola" at the Top-first time Script "Coca Cola" was ever put on a bottle, VG condition, Rare Coke Bottle   $125.00

BO10. Eight Sided Umbrella Ink- dug in Central MS, pontiled bottom, VF condition  $49.00

BO11. Smooth Sided Cone Glass Ink- shear top neck(small chip were they made it)
dug in Central MS, hard to come by  $55.00

BO12. Large Whiskey Bottle- 3 piece mold, nice condition  $19.00

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

BO14. Biedenharn Coke Bottle- dug at Vicksburg, MS where Coke was first bottled, Rare Bottle $49.00  SOLD

BO15. Sauce or Food Bottle- pontiled, 6 inches tall, cute little bottle  $12.00


Buckles & Plates

BP1. Union Cavalry Carbine Buckle- with one hook, possibly for Buckle use, with Bat Wing, VG condition  $95.00  SOLD

BP2. Eagle Breastplate cut in half- unique item, soldier cut this one in half, front cleaned years ago by digger, two "I" Letters carved in back  $35.00

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

BP4. US Boxplate- no hooks, VF condition, dug near Vicksburg, MS  $119.00  SOLD

BP5. US "Eagle" Breastplate- with one hook, VG condition, dug at Bivina, MS  $129.00

BP6. US Officer Buckle- VF condition, nice body bend, struck by something on the right side back then not recently. Not sure what hit the buckle but very interesting and adds character  $225.00

BP7. Union Officer Buckle with Keeper- Fine condition, complete with keeper  $239.00
Christmas Price  $225.00

BP8. US Buckle- with arrow hooks, non dug, gorgeous buckle, very fine condition  $225.00

BP9. US Boxplate- with both hooks which are solid(Rust Reformer put on hooks), Gorgeous Face, dug years ago in Central MS, seldom seen this nice anymore  $149.00


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

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

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

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

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

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

BU8. Union Officer Button - with shank, Coat Size, non dug, VF condition, loaded in Gold Gilt, Mintzer B/M  $32.00  SOLD

BU9. Union General Service Button - with shank, non dug, nice button, cuff size, loaded in Gold Gilt, Scovill B/M  $14.00

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

BU11. Patriotic Eagle Button(Early 1800's) - with shank, dug in Louisiana, Very fine condition, Eagle on the Back of the Button, not listed in Albert's Button Book(Rare), 26mm- Large Button   $50.00

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

BU13. CS South Carolina State Seal Button - with shank, "SC" on front, with shank,Vest size, VG condition   $80.00  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

BU16. Rhode Island State Seal Button- with shank, D.Evans B/M, VG condition, dug at Port Hudson, LA   $46.00

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

BU18. Voltiquers "V" Button- Rare, with shank, Fine condition, used by North & South Troops during the Civil War, seldom seen for sell, buy this one while you can due to the scarceness & history. The Voltiquers were a special forces unit that used Light Mountain Howitzers & Hale's Rocket Launchers during the Mexican War. Capt. Robert E. Lee and Joseph Johnston both served with 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. SOLD

BU19. US Eagle General Service Button- with shank, non dug, very fine condition  $18.00

BU20. Eleven US Eagle Buttons- all with shanks, coat size, non dug, loaded with gold gilt  $125.00  SOLD

BU21. Two US Eagle Buttons- with shanks, non dug, cuff size, gorgeous buttons  $19.00  SOLD

BU22.  CS South Carolina State Seal Button - non-dug, Vest size with shank, Horstmann B/M, Very Fine  $75.00

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.  $269.00  Special Price  $235.00  SOLD

BU24. Eleven Ball Buttons- all have shanks and some have small portion of chain. Fine condition $35.00

BU25. CS Louisiana Pelican Button- cuff size, lots of gold gilt, with stand up shank, VG condition  $185.00

Christmas Price  $169.00

BU26. CS Louisiana Pelican Button- with stand up shank, coat size, gold highlighting all of face, pretty green petina, fine condition  $275.00  Christmas Price  $259.00

BU27. Confederate Mississippi "I" Button- with stand up shank, Hyde & Goodrich/New Orleans Backmark, cuff size, gold gilt in all the right places highlighting the letters, Very Fine condition  $395.00

BU28. CS Mississippi "I" Button- with stand up shank, Non Dug, cuff size, Hyde & Goodrich New Orleans B/M, super rare, loaded in gold gilt, extra fine condition  $975.00

BU29. Confedrate Mississippi "A" Artillery Button- with shank, Hyde Goodrich New Orleans B/M, Gold Gilt highlights all letters and Star, Fine condition $1875.00

BU30. Confederate Mississippi "C" Cavalry Button-
with stand up shank, Hyde & Goodrich/New Orleans Backmark, coat  size, traces of gold gilt, Very Fine condition  $1875.00

BU31. Confederate Mississippi "I" Button-
with shank, Rare Local B/M with Gold Gilt in depressed channel, Coat size, Fine condition  $475.00

BU32. Union New York Button- with shank, non dug, loaded in Gold Gilt, Extra Quality B/M   $35.00

BU33. VMI(Virginia Military Institute) Button- non dug, with shank, loaded in Gold Gilt, XF condition, D.Evans in ribbon backmark $89.00  SOLD

BU34. Pair of Union "C" Buttons-  found in Central MS, both have shanks & Gold Gilt, VF condition  $55.00
  Christmas Price  $49.00

BU35. Pair of Union Eagle Kepi Buttons-  dug at Bovina MS, Fine condition, with shanks, Tin backed which is very Rare, only $35.00 for both

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, VF   $16.00 SOLD  

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

C6. Large 12MM Long Pinfire Cartridge- in long brass casing, non dug, VF condition, used in the 12MM Pinfire Revolver which was one of the most reliable revolvers during the Civil War and also highly used by Officers.   $19.00

C7. Ethan Allen Long Cartridge- 32 caliber, in brass casing, non dug, very fine condition, hard to come by  $39.00

C8. Ethan Allen Cartridge- 32 caliber, non dug, in brass casing, very fine condition $29.00

C9. Italian 69 Caliber Garibaldi- dug unfired drop, very fine condition  $39.00

C10. Rifled 69 Musket Bullet- fine condition  $12.00

C11. Carved Acorn- looks like a bullet that was chewed & carved into an Acorn, another cool carved bullet  $25.00

C12. Lead Nipple Protector- for percussion firearm, made by a Soldier  $14.00

C13. French Triangle Bullet- drop, very nice bullet, trangle base  $19.00


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



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

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

I7. CDV Of Rev. Henry Ward Beecher - seated view from waist up. Charles D. Fredericks & Co, New York backmark. $45.00

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. Unusual Western Theme Albumen Photo- An outdoor photo showing eight men on horseback.  One of the men is pointing a small caliber pistol in the air.  Another young dandy is holding a knife in each hand and jokingly pointing the knives at the chests of the riders to his left and right.  This could be a picture of a posse except that one of the men is holding a baby who has a doll in one hand.  Circa 1880 to 1900.  Measures 8.5X6.5 inches in very good condition with some water staining on the edges.  $125.00

I10. Another Unusual Western Photo - This time a man is sitting on a porch holding a towel around his neck while a woman in a bonnet pours something from a can onto his head while another man massages it into the seated man's head.  Circa 1880 in very good condition.  Image measures 3.25 inches square.  Black backing measures 5.25 inches square.  $50.00

I11. Tintype and Testimonial of Sgt. George Perkins
- he was a Sergeant in the 3rd New
Hampshire Infantry Regiment, and enlisted in 1861 at age 25. He was KIA at Deep Bottom, VA.
The Testimonial from the State of New Hampshire measures 15 x 12 with a water stain covering
the bottom right two thirds. The testimonial was presented to the Perkins family in 1867. The
tintype is a one sixth plate, waste up view, of a seated Sgt. Perkins with no case or mat. Both are nicely mounted together in acid free matting and ready to be framed. A great ID'd grouping of a KIA Union Soldier  $425.00

I12. Union Officer CDV- Boston B/M, 44th Mass. Volunteer Militia, Capt. J. M. Richardson, clear image  $65.00

I13. Lucius Q. C. Lamar Autograph- 1911 photo of him from a book, autograph, and history expertly framed & matted. He served as Lt. Colonel of the 18th Mississippi. Very Fine condition $195.00

I14. CDV with Nathan Bedford Forrest- CDV with 7 CS Generals, one of which is the famous Nathan Bedford Forrest, Very Fine condition, Anthony B/M   $175.00

I15. CDV of Union General McPherson- Fine condition, Anthony B/M  $49.00

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

M2. Indian Axe Head - charcoal black rock, 5" long- 1 1/2" width, grooved, fine $75.00  SOLD
M3. Pair of Civil War Bone Dice - fine condition, numbers are black and clear  $15.00   SOLD
M4. Civil War Ivory Game Markers - pair of Game markers, made of Ivory, used by soldiers to pass time  $25.00

M5. Spanish/Colonial Period Wedding Ring- ornate, dug in a Settlement used by Spanish and Colonial people  $25.00

M6. Spanish/Colonial Period Earrings-  ornate, made of brass, hard to come by, fine condition  $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

M9. Pair of Civil War Brass Campsite Candle Holders - VF condition, seldom seen item, Non Dug, a must for any Camp Site Collector  $165.00  SOLD

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

M11. Large CS Company Letter "I" Hat Insignia - with hooks, dug near at Bovina in a CS Camp, VG condition  $58.00

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

M14. New CD of Raising of the "Cairo"-  made by a friend of mine, Ken Parks, one of the men that helped raise the Cairo  $19.95

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

M17. Pair of Union Stirrups- both are different, made of iron, VG condition  $29.00

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

M19. 10 North/South Trader Magazines- all are in nice condition, 3 are from 2006, 3 from 2005, 2 from 2004, Vol XXVII No. 2, and Vol. XXVII No. 5.  All Ten magazines for $30.00

M20. Civil War Match Safe- dug in a privy at a plantation near New Orleans, LA. Cool relic seldom seen dug. The match safe has two brass end pieces and side straps but the sides are gone. Still full of matches which is remarkable  $45.00

M21. Printers Type 150+ pieces, dug in a Union Camp near Port Hudson, cool as heck find  $250.00

M22. Four Musket Nose Caps or Ends- 3 are brass and one is iron, all were dug near Vicksburg  $49.00

M23. Tan Face Pipe- unique Pipe dug in a privy in New Orleans at a Plantation, small chip where stem goes in, overall Fine condition, appears to be a man wearing a Crown, cool relic  $29.00  SOLD

M24. Relic Box- Musket Lock plate, Minnie Ball, Knapsack hook, and an envelope with Pic of US General McCllellan. Comes in Glass Case  $39.00

M25. Relic Box- Patriotic Envelope with a General & Flags, Tent Grommet, Harmonica piece, Henry Rifle Cartridge, and knapsack rivet  $45.00

M26. Two large Black Men Face Pipes- 2 1/2 inches from top to bottom, Rare Pipes that date from the mid 1850's, they were dug in a privy at a plantation in New Orleans, two Rare Pipes  both for $325.00

M27. Civil War Period Water Keg- with Iron Bands, Pewter Mouth Piece, 12 inches long by 8 inches wide, excellent condition  $175.00  SOLD

M28. Two New Orleans 1858 Half Dimes- both New Orleans Half Dimes for $29.00  SOLD

M29. Civil War Chess Pieces- 28 pieces, made out of wood, all are in fine condition $145.00

M30. Group  of Central MS Relics- Friction Primer, French Triangle Bullet, Poker Chip, and 4 Scabbard Tips  $65.00

M31. American Halberd- very fine condition, Colonial Period(1750-1770), cool artifact, rare, 19 inches long  $795.00 SOLD

M32.  Two Historic Autographs- Senator John Brooks Henderson, MO signature. This is from an autograph book. On the back is a second historical signature- Senator Thomas A. Hendricks of Indiana. Page is about 4.5 inches wide and 3.5 inches tall.
John Brooks Henderson signed his name here as J. B. Henderson, Missouri.  He was born near Danville, VA on November 16, 1826.  Later he moved with his parents to Lincoln County, MO.  Self schooled he was admitted to the bar in 1844.  He was a member of the Missouri House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1848-1850 and 1856-1858.  When the Civil War broke out he was commissioned a brigadier general in the State militia.  On January 17, 1862, Henderson was appointed to the U.S. Senate as a Unionist to fill the vacancy caused by the expulsion of . Trusten Polk. Later that year, Henderson was elected to a full six year term in the U.S. Senate. Probably Henderson's most noteworthy accomplishment was that as a United States Senator representing a slave state, he co-authored and co-sponsored the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution permanently prohibiting slavery in the United States.  He also was one of only seven republi can Senators who voted for the aquittal of  President Andrew Johnson during his impeachment trial. Henderson's extraordinary life ended on April 12, 1913 in Washigton, DC.
If one historic signature isn't enough there is a second one on the back of this page.  Thomas  A. Hendricks signed his name as Thos. A. Hendricks, Ind.   Hendricks was born near East Fultonham, Ohio, on September 17, 1819. He moved with his parents to Indiana in 1820.  He was a member of theIndiana State House of Representatives in 1848.   He ran for Congress in 1850 and was elected as a Democrat to the 32nd and 33rd Congresses serving from March 4, 1851 to March 4, 1855. Iin 1862 he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, and served from March 4, 1863 to March 4, 1869.  He was then elected Governor of Indiana in 1872. He served as Governor from 1873 until 1877.and was the first Democrat Governor elected in the North after the Civil War.  Hendricks ran as an unsuccessful candidate for Vice President on the Democratic ticket with Samuel Tildenin in the presidential election of 1876. He ran aga in in 1884, and was elected Vice President of the United States on the Democratic ticket with Grover Cleveland, filling an office that had been vacant since Vice President Chester A. Arthur became President in 1881.He only served from March 4, 1885, until his death a few months later on Novembr 25, 1885 while on a trip home to Indianapolis.  $49.00

M33. Rare 1838 Pocket Size Bible- 170 years old and in nice condition, seldom seen this fine, many Soldiers carried this size Bible thru the War with them  $79.00

M34. Six Nazi War Dated Coins- all 6 are in very fine condition  $19.00

M35. Tear Drop 36 Caliber Bullet Mold- Fine condition, Rare Bullet Mold   $155.00

M36. Colt or Remington 44 Caliber Bullet Mold- VG condition, popular mold among collectors $125.00

M37. LA Reunion Ribbon- New Orleans, Pelican Pin at the top, Rare  $195.00

M38. New Orleans 1861 Seated Liberty Half Dollar- minted in New Orleans during the Civil War, only coin minted by CSA, Very Rare     $69.00   Christmas Price  $59.00

M39. Colt Bullet Mold- marked Colt Patent, typical period style except machined for flat top bullets like Maynards, never seen one like this, very cool & rare  $95.00  Christmas Price  $85.00

M40. Civil War Brass Eating Plate-
dug at Bovina MS in a Union Camp, Very Fine condition, one of the best dug Eating Plates I have ever seen   $39.00

M41. Union George A. Little Stencil- Very Fine condition, seldom seen Civil War Relic, bought at an Estate Sale, info that came with the stencil- belonged to George A. Little-Company A 87th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Used to mark all their personal items during the Civil War. Wish it came with his paper work but at any rate a nice relic and not seen often for sell   $69.00


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
P4. Unnatched German Regiment For Illinois - RARE Union broadside for the recruitment of an unattached regiment for the State of Illinois. Dated March 14, 1861. 6 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches.  Printed on heavy paper, completely in German, using Fraktur type.  $450.00
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
P11. Civil War Tax Receipt for Slaves- Fine condition, Rare item  $49.00
P12. Confederate Special Order from CS General Polk- July 11, 1862- from Camp near Tupelo, MS- Special Order #3, written to General Van Dorn at Vicksburg, MS- very nice condition  $185.00  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  $245.00  SOLD

W2. Union 1865 Cavalry Sword- with Scabbard, has Leather and part of Brass Wire, Guard has crack in one branch but still looks nice, "US/1865" marked Blade, VG condition  $595.00

W3. Allen & Thurber Pepperbox- 6 shot cylinder, percussion firing system, action partially works, "Allen Thurber & Co/Worcester" markings are real clear on the barrel, small chip of wood missing on one grip, VG overall condition, this is the Grandaddy of all Revolvers, very cool looking weapon  $575.00

W4. Civil War Belgium Model 1842 Musket- 69 caliber, marked T. TILKIN LIEGE and has other Belgian proof marks on the barrel and tang. Metal finish is nice, bore is VG and gray with good rifling. Stock has a nice original finish with some normal handling marks. Barrel and stock are both full length, never shortened. Action is complete, tight, and functions fine. Complete with correct original ramrod. Very impressive Belgium musket of the type that was used by both sides in the Civil War, will make an impressive display piece for your collection. VG to Fine overall. $725.00  ON HOLD for PA

W5. US Springfield Rifle with Soldier Art- expertly shortened to 2-band which was common during the Civil War to lighten the Rifle. Lockplate marked Springfield/1848. VG condition. Patriotic Brass Eagle on rear of gun.   $495.00  Christmas Price  $455.00

W6. 1864 US Cavalry Sword- with solid scabbard in fine condition. Handle retains alot of original leather, Sword is in Fine condition, blade marked US/1864/AGM/Chelmsford/Mass   $595.00

W7. Union Emerson & Silver 1864 Cavalry Sword- with solid fine condition scabbard, nice leather and wire, Sword in Fine condition   $650.00

W8. Import 1840 Cavalry Sword- with solid scabbard in fine condition, nice leather & wire, highly used by CS Cavalry during the Civil War, Sword is in fine condition  $550.00

W9. Civil War Boot Pistol- Very Fine condition, used by both sides during the Civil War, Percussion Firing System  $245.00

W10. Henry Elwell Double Barrel Shotgun- percussion firing system, Silver Inlays in 3 places, lots of Engraving, absolutely gorgeous Shotgun, highly used by CS Cavalry, Very Fine  $395.00

W11. Gorgeous 7mm Pinfire Revolver-
lots of Engraving, Excellent Checkered Grips, Very Fine condition, marked ELG, another Museum Quality Revolver.   $275.00   Christmas Price  $265.00

W12. Large 12mm Pinfire Revolver- very good condition, popular Civil War sidearm with Officers, sophisticated & deadly gun for its time, nice grips, huge revolver that would have been extremely intimidating. The six 12mm cartridges in pic can come with the Revolver for only $99.00   Price of Revolver $325.00

W13. Allen & Wheelock Sidehammer Revolver- total quantity only a little over 1000, Rare Gun, made from 1859-1862, Fine condition, well marked, 32 Rimfire, low serial number  $450.00

W14. Allen Bar Hammer Pistol- unique design, percussion firing system, very good condition, used by both sides during the Civil War  $289.00

Ancient Artifacts

AA1. Egyptian Beads - group of five in various colors & sizes displayed in case.  $8.00  Group of 16 beads.. $14.00  SOLD 

AA2. Ancient Roman Terra Cotta Bottle - has crack in neck and chipoff of lip, still a nice looking piece and reasonably priced  $25.00

AA3. 1000 BC Bronze Dagger- Rare dug item    $175.00

AA4. 1300 AD Bronze Mongul Arrowheads- Fine condition, Rare  $45.00

AA5. Iron Medieval Mace Head -- about 2 inches wide by 1 inch high.  In good dug condition.  Dating to the 13th century this mace head was found in the Balkans.  $95.00  SOLD

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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.