Well by golly, below is one explanation of how so many Confederate Artifacts turn up in northern states !
" Near this part of the line had been a rebel camp, evidently hastily abandoned. Numerous relics were obtained here; and many were the the cedar canteens which our boys afterward carried as mementoes of Mobile. " - Principal Musician Andrew F. Sperry - 33rd Iowa Volunteer Regiment - In the Confederate Defenses of Mobile, Alabama, - April 12th, 1865 - From the reprint of Sperry's history of the 33rd Iowa, edited by Gregory J.W. Urwin & Cathy Kunzinger Urwin, University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville, 1999. Originally published in 1866.
Glad you stopped in the Campsite ! We try to update every few days, sometimes daily, so check all the categories that interest you most ! Remember, we're always looking to buy, always consider trades, or Ready to Sell Your Relics for you ! Call 479 - 372 - 2785anytime. HH Steve UPDATED 12-18-1412-7-14Trio of Cannister Balls in Artillery. 12-4-14Dug 12mm Pinfire in Cartridges Metallic, and Nice Plug Base .58in Bullets. 11-28-14Nice Displaying & Nicely Priced CS Block -A- Artillery in Confederate Buttons Page 2. 11-19-14Beautifully Gilted ca. 1820s-1830s Militia Artillery CORPS Coat Button in Non-Dug Federal Buttons. 11-15-14 Another Complete Full Box of Houllier-Blanchard 12mm Pinfires in Cartridges Paper & Boxes. 10-25-14Couple of Beautiful US Staff Officer's Coat Buttons in Non-Dug Federal Buttons. 10-11-14Cdv of Charles Birnbaum, 36th Iowa Infantry, Post War in his G.A.R. Uniform & Badge in Veterans.10-2-14Nice Excavated US M1859 Bridle Bit in Horse Equipment.
An Artillery Piece overlooks "Bloody Pond" on the Shiloh National Battlefield Park in Tennessee. One of the first very large battles of the war, there were approximately 100,000 men participating in the fight, which produced over 20,000 casualties. Today about 8,000 acres of the original battlefield are nicely preserved inside the beautiful park. Well worth a visit if you are ever in western Tennesse. This picture links to half a dozen larger images showing a few items of interest at the battlefield.
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If You are a Vet or Friend of Vet please check out the new song below.
My day off last Saturday allowed me to see the "Wreaths Across America" program in the Fayetteville, Arkansas, National Cemetery which has 4-5,000 Soldier Graves from all conflicts. Seeing the 3-400 Unknown graves gave rise to this song. Original Copyrighted words, music, and performance by Stephen Lee Burgess.
Nice Image & Ribbon of Colonel John C. Black - 37th Illinois Infantry & Medal Of Honor Winner
Fine Cabinet Card & WRC Ribbon w/Images of Medal of Honor Winner John Charles Black, of the 37th Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Here is a A Nice Pair of Items Depicting John Charles Black, Major/Colonel of the 37th Illinois Volunteer Infantry & US Medal of Honor Winner ! There is a post war cabinet card photograph taken in Washington D.C. about the time Black was Commader of the Grand Army of the Republic, and also a nice W.R.C./Women's Relief Corps ribbon of the same period. Though serving mostly in the Western and Trans-Mississippi Theaters, Black was a fighting officer. Give this pair a look in Veterans.
Beautiful "Old Time" Chocolate Brown Patina US Waist Belt Plate
Super Nice Excavated US Waist Belt Plate
Here is A SuperFine Displaying Excavated US Waist Belt Plate ! This one is a real beauty with virtually no damage at all. Front has that old time slick dark brown chocolate patina with no bends, cracks or damage. Reverse shows nearly full lead solder with all three attachment hooks present. A superior dug example in all respects. They just don't come out of the ground like this anymore, at least not here in Arkansas. Link at left goes to Accoutrement Plates.
Fine Displaying Early One-Piece Militia Artillery Corps Button
Beautifully Gilted Non Dug Early 1820s-1830s Militia Artillery CORPS Coat Button
Here is A Fine Displaying Early One-Piece Militia Artillery Corps Button ! It has probably 99% of its original gold gilt still present on the front that is highlighting the details of the device perfectly. The reverse shows a raised W.H. Jones & Co. * Extra maker's mark. A Fine Displalying early button. A friend of mine dug one of these a few years ago in Missouri, and it still had loads of gold gilt on it. Link at left goes to Non Dug Federal Buttons !
ALL Civil War Artifacts at CampSite Artifacts are Guaranteed Authentic ! Any pre-war items, or post-war items, will be noted as such in the Item Descriptions, and Guaranteed to be of the period described. All excavated items were recovered on Private Property with the landowner's permission.
Click the Group of Bullets to read about, "Rounds Of The Razorbacks," courtesy of American Digger Magazine.
Click the Tin Cup Below to read a bit about Tin Cups and See Several Different Examples in Period Photographs !
Click Here to Read About, and See several different types of Tin Cups in Period Images.
Every time I dig a small handful of nice dropped bullets, and maybe a button, if I'm lucky.......when I look up again, I don't see all the cattle, fences, and modern improvements,.. THIS is what I see in my mind's eye !
Nice CS Lined -I- button dug in one of General Thomas C. Hindman's Camps. NOT FOR SALE.