BP#0037

U.S. Cartridge Box Plate       #BP-0029           $150.00

Excavated Battle of Todd's Tavern where the Confederates held off Union Troops in order to dig in at Spotsylvania Court House after Battle of The  Wilderness.


Snake Buckle commonly used by the Confederacy    #BP-0031

This one appears to be more of a duck or swan head.

British Mfg imported into the south for use during the

War of Southern Oppression. This appears to be of the 18th C style.

but have been used for years by the British Military. 1 3/4 " length.    Excavated Fauquier Co, VA.      $175.00

#BP-0038

#BP-0046  Excavated Brandy Station, VA.  $125.00

NJ New Jersey Cartridge Box Plate (Post War)        #BP-0028       $150.00

Excavated in a Union camp that was used in the Civil War as well as by post war

occupying U.S troops, in Fairfax, VA. Missing 1 of 4 hooks.

U.S Cartridge Box Plate              #BP-0023       $180.00

Excavated with hooks  in Union Camp Summerduck in Fauquier Co.

near Battle of Kelly's Ford, VA.

U.S Belt Buckle w/ Puppy Paw Hooks   $160.00   #BP-0035

All hooks are present

Excavated Harpers Ferry, WV

U.S Buckle with "Puppy Paw" hooks "Perfect Condition"

Stamped W.H. Smith Brooklyn N.Y  #BP-0048

Excavated Manassas, VA    $395.00


#BP-0030                     $300.00

U.S Cartridge Box Plate              #BP-0024       $145.00

Excavated with no hooks in Union camp near Winchester, VA.

U.S 1851 Saber Belt Plate                       #BP-0022       $280.00
Excavated with keeper near Battle of Brandy Station, VA

U.S Cartridge Box Plate        $100.00      BP-0033

Excavated Culpeper (near Brandy Station) VA.

$300.00

U.S. "Baby" Plate or Buckle Plate depicts "US", and was used by the Federal army as well as the states. Plate is oval following the Federal Regulation of 1839, and was designed to secure a belt fitted over a soldier's jacket used to carry his cartridge and cap box, or used as ornamentation on the cartridge box. Most of the small sized plates were manufactured in the 1840's and 1850's.      $110.00

U.S NCO 3 Hook Eagle Shoulder Belt Plate (very hard to find) hooks missing

Excavated Fredericksburg, VA  #BP-0049   $250.00

U.S Eagle Breast Plate              #BP-0036      $140.00

Excavated in Union camp near Aquia Church    Stafford Co. VA.

U.S Belt Buckle              #BP-0025       $120.00
Excavated with arrow hooks in Remington (Rappahannock Station), Fauquier Co.
Two Battles were fought at Rappahannock Station where there was a Confederate Fort and Railroad Bridge.

Snake Buckle commonly used by the Confederacy    #BP-0032
British Mfg imported into the south for use during the
War of Southern Oppression. This appears to be of the 18th C style.
but have been used for years by the British Military. 1 3/4 " length.    Excavated Fredericksburg, VA.      $175.00

U.S Eagle Breast Plate              #BP-0027      $150.00

Excavated with no hooks near the Battle of Chancellorsville in Spotsylvania, VA. 


#BP-0047  Excavated Bristoe Station, VA

with matching "Bat Wing"  $150.00

Accouterments, Buckles and Plates

Large Colonial Buckle

Made of Bronze, it appears to be

17th possible 18th Century or older.

Iron tongue long gone, but made to hold

2 thick pieces of leather. I believe this to be used to fasten a hanging sword shoulder belt, however; it very well could have been a cartridge belt. Buckle measure 3 1/4 x 3 1/4

Found on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, Lancaster, VA. Nautical?

U.S Eagle Breast Plate                $110.00     #BP0034

Soldiers Initials "C D" carved unto back.



Relics from The Battle of Cedar Mountain

Culpeper, VA. August 9, 1862

U.S Belt Buckle            #BP-0026         $160.00

Excavated with arrow hooks near the Battle of Brandy Station, VA.

Being offered as a group it includes

1 US Buckle, 1 US Box Plate, 1 US Eagle Plate

9 Eagle Buttons, 1 Ball Button,2 Eagle Button

and 1 New York Button Face

1 Type II Williams Cleaner, 1 Pulled Williams Cleaner,

2 CSA .58 Cal Gardner, 1 CSA .69 Cal Prussian,

1 Round Ball, 3 .58 Cal 3 Ring Bullets

and 1 .69 Cal 3 Ring Bullet,

1 Broken Spur Tip and 4 Knap Sack Parts.

Brand new 12"x12"x3/4 Riker Case.

Carbine sling buckle, regulation 1841 for cavalry. This plain buckle was used to fasten a shoulder sling, from which the cavalryman could hang his carbine when riding. Construction is simple cast brass, bar is brazed to frame, flippers were cast and then bent into place. A cast brass end plate was fastened to the strap with rivets, intended to give rigidity to end of the wide leather belt, sometimes called a "batwing" by modern collectors. Size and thickness varies, some may have been manufactured by small contractors or could be Confederate copies.