(CIVIL WAR--LOUISIANA.) Group of 8 obsolete Louisiana Confederate banknotes. Various sizes and conditions, all less than 3 x 7 inches, with generally moderate wear, all signed and circulated. Vp, 1862 and undated

(CIVIL WAR--LOUISIANA.) Group of 8 obsolete Louisiana Confederate banknotes. Various sizes and conditions, all less than 3 x 7 inches, with generally moderate wear, all signed and circulated. Vp, 1862 and undated

The Newspaper Works: MAC's still targeting creepers

The Newspaper Works: MAC's still targeting creepers

Louisiana Presentation Flag. The Lake Providence Cadets would become Company C, 4th Louisiana Infantry. After organization on May 25, 1861, the 4th received orders to serve on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Through the summer, the companies were divided up between camps at Pascagoula, Biloxi, Pass Christian, Mississippi City, and Ship Island. After the evacuation of Ship Island in September, the regiment moved to Franklin and Brashear City to protect the lower Atchafalaya River and Bayou Te...

Louisiana Presentation Flag. The Lake Providence Cadets would become Company C, 4th Louisiana Infantry. After organization on May 25, 1861, the 4th received orders to serve on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Through the summer, the companies were divided up between camps at Pascagoula, Biloxi, Pass Christian, Mississippi City, and Ship Island. After the evacuation of Ship Island in September, the regiment moved to Franklin and Brashear City to protect the lower Atchafalaya River and Bayou Te...

Old RARE Vintage Antique Civil War Relic Confederate Louisiana Sword Belt Buckle | eBay

Old Rare Vintage Antique Civil War Relic Confederate Louisiana Sword Belt Buckle

Old RARE Vintage Antique Civil War Relic Confederate Louisiana Sword Belt Buckle | eBay

The picture says it all. Also coming soon, the baby shoulder hjolster...

The picture says it all. Also coming soon, the baby shoulder hjolster...

The sand-cast, Confederate belt plate shown here is a very rare pattern.  This particular example was excavated prior to the1950s; how long prior is not known.  One hook is broken, which no doubt is why it was lost or discarded.  Other than the one missing hook, the plate is perfect and it is very attractive.   FOR COMPARISON:   The accompanying unfinished plate was excavated in Texas.

The sand-cast, Confederate belt plate shown here is a very rare pattern. This particular example was excavated prior to the1950s; how long prior is not known. One hook is broken, which no doubt is why it was lost or discarded. Other than the one missing hook, the plate is perfect and it is very attractive. FOR COMPARISON: The accompanying unfinished plate was excavated in Texas.

Confederate First Sergeant... Union cavalry surrounded a lone Confederate soldier who had no horse and whose clothes were dirty and tattered. A Union officer said to him that it was obvious that he had no wealth and not the means to own slaves. The officer asked: “Why are you fighting this war?” The Confederate answered: “Because you are here.”

Confederate First Sergeant... Union cavalry surrounded a lone Confederate soldier who had no horse and whose clothes were dirty and tattered. A Union officer said to him that it was obvious that he had no wealth and not the means to own slaves. The officer asked: “Why are you fighting this war?” The Confederate answered: “Because you are here.”

The Battle of Baton Rouge was small by Civil War standards. The Confederates lost 467 men killed, wounded or captured, the Union 382. Among the latter was General Williams, who was killed in the fighting (it was rumored that his own men killed him). Two of the first Confederates to fall were Lt. A. H. Todd and Brig. Gen. Benjamin Hardin Helm, Mary Lincoln’s half-brother and brother-in-law, respectively. As the Confederates approached Baton Rouge before daylight two units mistakenly fired on…

The Battle of Baton Rouge

The Battle of Baton Rouge was small by Civil War standards. The Confederates lost 467 men killed, wounded or captured, the Union 382. Among the latter was General Williams, who was killed in the fighting (it was rumored that his own men killed him). Two of the first Confederates to fall were Lt. A. H. Todd and Brig. Gen. Benjamin Hardin Helm, Mary Lincoln’s half-brother and brother-in-law, respectively. As the Confederates approached Baton Rouge before daylight two units mistakenly fired on…

Louisiana Militia Belt Plate.  This is the most commonly encountered Louisiana Buckle, issued to enlisted men in the infantry. These have been excavated in Western and Eastern Theatre sites. Condition is excellent.

Louisiana Militia Belt Plate. This is the most commonly encountered Louisiana Buckle, issued to enlisted men in the infantry. These have been excavated in Western and Eastern Theatre sites. Condition is excellent.

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