Pvt. John Straw 3rd Division Inf. Missouri State Guard 1/6 plate ambrotype of Pvt. J. Straw from Calloway County, MO. He is on the left with unidentified friend. It appears like he has a pistol butt under the left flap of his jacket. He was wounded at the Battle of Wilson's Creek on Aug. 10, 1861. Man on the right is wearing a homespun battle shirt. Image came from an old collection out of Jefferson City, MO.
Very Rare CS oval impressed cap box. Made of brown leather with a spectacular wood finial that still has it's distinct point, one piece belt loop and still retains the wool ! The only flaw on this box is the broken latch flap and very light crinkling on top.
Robert L. Baugh, a resident of Hot Spring County, Arkansas, enlisted in King's 22nd Arkansas Infantry Regiment on March 1, 1862, at Little Rock. The regiment was sent east of the Mississippi River shortly after it was organized, and its designation was changed to the 20th Arkansas Infantry Regiment. Baugh died near Ripley, Mississippi, on June 26, 1862.