Homespun dress from Alabama, 1863 Not a beautiful gown, but one I would have worn here in Alabama if I had lived in 1863 during the civil war.

Homespun dress from Alabama, 1863 Not a beautiful gown, but one I would have worn here in Alabama if I had lived in 1863 during the civil war.

Original Civil War Era Work Dress C 1861 LG Size for Easy Display | eBay seller sadira33610; two-dart construction, wide coat sleeves trimmed with narow band of self fabric frilled at cuff & up back seams, hook & eyes at wrist, narrow stand-up collar, armholes & waist are piped, button closure (pearl with brass shank), hooks & eyes also fasten bodice, left side opening on skirt, grey wool hem tape, pocket of contrasting pocket on right side seam; bust: 38" waist: 29"; front skirt length: 39"

Original Civil War Era Work Dress C 1861 LG Size for Easy Display | eBay seller sadira33610; two-dart construction, wide coat sleeves trimmed with narow band of self fabric frilled at cuff & up back seams, hook & eyes at wrist, narrow stand-up collar, armholes & waist are piped, button closure (pearl with brass shank), hooks & eyes also fasten bodice, left side opening on skirt, grey wool hem tape, pocket of contrasting pocket on right side seam; bust: 38" waist: 29"; front skirt length: 39"

Stoneware bottle form evolution - 1860's - 1870's - 1880's  The shapes of Wisconsin stoneware bottles are distinctly different from bottles from other parts of the US.  The shoulders of Wisconsin stoneware bottles were rounded rather than square as commonly seen in Eastern stoneware bottles, and the necks tended to be longer and more tapered.  The style of the lip evolved over the years, from a mushroom shape on the earliest (1860's) bottles to a tall square style in later years (1880's)…

Stoneware bottle form evolution - 1860's - 1870's - 1880's The shapes of Wisconsin stoneware bottles are distinctly different from bottles from other parts of the US. The shoulders of Wisconsin stoneware bottles were rounded rather than square as commonly seen in Eastern stoneware bottles, and the necks tended to be longer and more tapered. The style of the lip evolved over the years, from a mushroom shape on the earliest (1860's) bottles to a tall square style in later years (1880's)…

Excavated Pinfire Cartridges from American Civil War Battlefields and Encampments

Excavated Pinfire Cartridges from American Civil War Battlefields and Encampments

ANTIQUE BUTTONS-CIVIL WAR ERA GOODYEAR RUBBER BUTTONS LOT#4 PATENT 1851 LIBERTY 25 GOODYEAR RUBBER BUTTONS, ALL BACKMARKED, MOST WITH THE PATENT DATE 1851. THERE'S EVEN ONE DATED 1875.  INCLUDED ARE A VARIETY OF PATTERNS, LADY LIBERTY, DOG, CROSS, STARS. THESE BUTTONS WERE POPULAR DURING THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, AND ARE TRUE AMERICANA. BE SURE TO USE THE MAGNIFYING FEATURE TO SEE THE DETAILS AND BACKMARKS ON THESE AMERICAN MADE BUTTONS.  SOLD $47.00 on 3/17/2014

World of Miniature Bears - RABBIT - 5" Mini Mohair Bunny - Sparse White

ANTIQUE BUTTONS-CIVIL WAR ERA GOODYEAR RUBBER BUTTONS LOT#4 PATENT 1851 LIBERTY 25 GOODYEAR RUBBER BUTTONS, ALL BACKMARKED, MOST WITH THE PATENT DATE 1851. THERE'S EVEN ONE DATED 1875. INCLUDED ARE A VARIETY OF PATTERNS, LADY LIBERTY, DOG, CROSS, STARS. THESE BUTTONS WERE POPULAR DURING THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, AND ARE TRUE AMERICANA. BE SURE TO USE THE MAGNIFYING FEATURE TO SEE THE DETAILS AND BACKMARKS ON THESE AMERICAN MADE BUTTONS. SOLD $47.00 on 3/17/2014

Civil War Era Tin Mess Pot. 4 ½" tall and 4 ½" in.

Civil War Era Tin Mess Pot. 4 ½" tall and 4 ½" in.

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