is as rare as it gets in Civil War
collecting !! ORIGINAL 12 pound bronze
Mountain Howitzer on a fine quality
"Cannons Ltd." carriage with
complete implements. This is a
"Cyrus Alger" 12 # bronze tube and
is marked "C.A. & Co. -
Boston" on the right trunnion, and is
dated "1861" on the left trunnion.
The muzzle has "180" on the top
face, and "T.J.R." on the bottom
face. "U.S." is nicely
stamped on the top of the tube between the
trunnions, and on the cascabel is the number
"224". The tube has a
beautiful - uncleaned - aged pea green
patina - no shiny brass here !! The
vent hole is open and we are supplying 20
friction primers with the cannon, SO look
out neighbors !!! A finer ORIGINAL and
"1861" dated Civil War cannon you
just will not see. You can pick it up
here, or we can help in arranging
delivery. A BARGAIN AT--$58,500.SOLD
pound, solid shot cannonball recovered off
Tyne Blvd. - 2nd day fighting at the Battle
of Nashville, TN. It has already been
cleaned, coated, and is ready for
condition, excavated, brass sabot from a 30
lb., Federal Parrott projectile. This
was recovered on private property at
brown paper wrap, packet of five, 8 second,
Civil War artillery time fuses. These
are believed to have been made at Allegheny
Arsenal. The packet is displayed in a
Riker case and has a brass name
top section of an 1863 dated Naval watercap
fuse. This was recovered near the
Cumberland River associated with the Battle
condition, excavated, cast brass, Hotchkiss
time fuse. This fuse has a beautiful,
uncleaned, pea green patina and was
recovered along Granny White Pike, second
day's fighting at the Battle of Nashville,
of 6 excavated cannon friction primers.
These were recovered many years ago by Mark
Swann from a cannon position behind the
Stone Wall at the Battle of Nashville,
TN.--$175. for all 6
pair of Confederate "Polygonal cavity"
cannon ball fragments. One is the
pentagon and the other is the diamond.
They were recovered at the site of the 1864
"Battle of the Cedars" here at Murfreesboro
-- A different battle entirely from the
1862/1863 Battle of Stones River.--$48. for
of Print forever, and a rarity to come by.
This is the red "Field Artillery of the
Civil War" by "Dickey - George". It is
in virtually "New Condition".--$150.
3 inch size Confederate Read shell.
This was recovered from private property
near Richmond, VA. It has the copper
time fuze remaining intact as well as 100%
of the copper sabot. The iron has been
through electrolysis - disarmed - cleaned
and coated. It has about average
amount of pitting/ground action, and is
ready for display.--SOLD
condition, original, non-excavated, Civil
War cannon friction primer. It is
totally possible that we might be able to
still fire a cannon with this jewel.--$55.
condition original unissued "red"
Federal Artillery hat cord for the
"Hardee Style Hat".--$45.
condition excavated 3 - inch Confederate Read shell recovered in central
Virginia and clearly demonstrating the "base chipping" flaw that the C.S.
Read shells were famous for. The shell has a perfect C.S. copper
time fuse. It has already been disarmed - cleaned - and coated and
is ready to go on display.$350.SOLD
condition, excavated, Confederate cannon
friction primer. This was recovered
along the 2nd day Battle of Nashville
Confederate line. It remains complete
with the twisted brass wire intact.--$48.