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All artifacts in the section were recovered from The Gettysburg Battlefield before it was a National Park. Everything is 100% authentic from the area stated and is legal to own. We carry only authentic Civil War artifacts. All have been authenticated by The Gettysburg Museum of History. We offer museum documentation on all Civil War artifacts and relics sold by us. You will receive a document verifying the items authenticity. All money raised by the sale of artifacts helps to maintain the Gettysburg Museum of History. When you buy from us you are buying from one of the most trusted names in Historic artifacts.

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    Original Gettysburg Battlefield Early Pickup Artillery Shell With Old Note Trostle Farm

    $995.00
    Original Gettysburg Battlefield Early Pickup Artillery Shell With Old Note Trostle. A remarkable early pick up non-excavated 10Lb. 3" Dyer artillery shell (Inert). It has the fuse and powder removed and is compleatly safe. The shell is non-dug meaning it was not removed from the ground later it was picked up shortly after the battle. It has old white thick paint with patina with the word "Getty." short for "Gettysburg". Inside the shell was an old circa 1930's-40's note in pencil saying. "Shell found by "E. A. Trostle on the Hen. Goldworth (Sic) farm 70 years ago Gettysburg, PA." E. A. Trostle is the famous Trostle farm on the Gettysburg battlefield "Hen. Goldworth" is a mystery possibly a tenant farmer in the 1930's-40's. The note is saying 70 years ago making this a pickup from immediately after the battle. A very rare and desirable early Gettysburg picked artillery shell with old provenance. 100% Guaranteed the be Authentic, Comes with Museum documentation (COA).

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    Grouping Of Gettysburg Soldier With Great History 126 New York CDV, Discharge, Engraved Snuff Box, Research

    $699.00
    Grouping Of Gettysburg Soldier With Great History 126 New York CDV, Discharge, Engraved Snuff Box, Research. An impressive grouping of PVT. Calvin S. Gilbert of the 126th New York Infantry. He was a prisoner of war then exchanged only to be wounded in action at The Battle Of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863. The grouping includes a photo CDV with inscription to his sister on the back, his original discharge paper, a silver snuff box with his name "C.S. Gilbert" engraved on the top. Lastly a large and complete research file including copies of his war and pension records, plus pages of other detailed research put into a presentation binder. Calvin's intereting history makes this grouping worthy of even an advanced collection. 100% Guaranteed the be Authentic, Comes with Museum documentation (COA).

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    Authentic Relics From Pickett’s Charge Area Of The Battle of Gettysburg In Collector’s Glass Case

    $70.00
    Authentic bullet, and two other artifacts with picture from Pickett’s Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863. Artifacts and picture will vary from piece to piece. We will pick the best one from our inventory. Framed in a collector's glass case (Riker Case) with museum mat and art. The frame is 6/8" a great size and perfect gift.  All Gettysburg relics were recovered before it was National Park and are 100% legal to own. 100% Guaranteed the be Authentic, Comes with Museum documentation (COA).Very limited. Please see our other Gettysburg battleifeld collectors sets available on our web site.

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    Amazing Gettysburg 1913 Veteran Scrapbook With Medals 102 Ohio Charles Otto Smith

    $599.00
    Amazing Gettysburg 1913 Veteran Scrapbook With Medals 102 Ohio Charles Otto Smith. Very interesting archive of material from Charles Otto Smith of the 102 Ohio Infantry. The book made by Smith includes his Veteran metals and photos, poems, flags, and more. Also included is an impressive archive of research with war records, pension records, newspaper articles, certified marriage certificate and much more. An outstanding archive of material for the advanced Gettysburg collector.

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    Authentic Gettysburg Battlefield Relic Complete Lockplate Recovered At Derr’s Woods

    $299.00
    Authentic Gettysburg Battlefield  Complete Lockplate Recovered At Derr's Woods. A very nice complete lockplate with all the parts including a broken sear pin (most likely why it was discarded). Also a barrel band found nearby. Very rare to find one complete like this. The lockplate was recovered from Derr Woods Gettysburg PA. Derr Woods is located off the Taneytown Road near Little Round Top. It was an important historic area. The Weikert Farm was next to it. The entire Third Corps fell back to this position and camped here on July 2nd 1863. Part of the Fifth Corps was also in this area. Owned by Ben Derr. There were also some temporary hospital aid stations here during the battle for Little Round Top. 100% guaranteed to be authentic Gettysburg Museum certified, museum COA provided.

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    Authentic Confederate North Carolina Button From Pickett’s Charge Gettysburg Battlefield

    $379.00
    Authentic Confederate North Carolina Button From Pickett's Charge Gettysburg Battlefield. Original Civil War North Carolina state seal button (Confederate) Recovered At McMillan's Woods Gettysburg. A very rare North Carolina state seal coat size button made with a local backmark. This button was found (pre National Park) in the area of the Confederate North Carolina troops gathered before Pickett's Charge McMillan's Woods Gettysburg. These photos are a bit out of focus but it can be seen that it is in remarkable solid condition being a very early pickup. It still has  a brown patina. The shank is still present but has a slight push in the back (see photos). 110% guaranteed to be authentic comes with complete museum documentation. Well documented Confederate buttons like this from McMillan's Woods are RARE!

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    Desk Set Made From Authentic Gettysburg Battlefield Relics

    $249.00
    Desk Set Made From Authentic Gettysburg Battlefield Relics. A desk set ink well and pen holder made from authentic Gettysburg battlefield recovered relics. Including a great staff officer's button (see photos) In the tradition of Woodward and Goode this desk set is a much newer version. It was made by legendary relic hunter Sgt. Larry Runk from relics he found on private property around Gettysburg. It has a shellac coating and his label on the bottom. If you want the look of Woodward of Goode with authentic certified Gettysburg relics without spending $1,500.00 plus here is a great deal. 100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete Gettysburg Museum documentation (COA) provided.

  • Authentic President Dwight D. Eisenhower Autograph Hand Signed In Gettysburg 10/26/61

    SOLD Authentic President Dwight D. Eisenhower Autograph Hand Signed In Gettysburg 10/26/61. A truly authentic Eisenhower autograph signed in person (not by a secretary) at the Republican Dinner at the Gettysburg College dining hall. A clear ball point signature in a good readable unobstructed place on the front of the  dinner program.  If you ever wanted a true Gettysburg IKE signature, this one is difficult to beat. This autograph is 100% guaranteed to be authentic, museum documentation or (COA) provided.

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    Remarkable Original Triple Struck War Log With Old Museum Number Gettysburg

    $749.00
    Remarkable Original Triple Struck War Log With Old Museum Number Gettysburg. A very early piece of wood from a tree (War Log) with 3 (three) Civil War bullets embedded. This has a white painted museum number on the side (most likely from Gettysburg's Danner Museum). The bullets have a very light gray (early pickup) patina. The Danner Museum was Gettysburg's very first museum started in the 1870's and operated until the early 20th Century. Bullets in wood from Gettysburg's Danner Museum are very rare. A fantastic early Gettysburg Museum piece worthy of the most advanced collections. Gettysburg Museum certified, museum COA provided.

  • Original Gettysburg Battlefield Antique Relic Desk Set/Wall Display

    SOLD Original Gettysburg Battlefield Antique Relic Desk Set/Wall Display. Very nice early Gettysburg relic set with Union and Confederate bullet, Musket ball, plus artillery shell piece on a base of Gettysburg battlefield wood. Although the pencil writing on the bottom says "Gettysburg 1959" (most likely the purchase date)  we believe this was made much earlier (circa 1930's). It has a very rich solid patina. The bullets are very early pickups with light gray patina. A fantastic vintage antique relic set. This and All our Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  There will be no more bullets or relics from Gettysburg because relic hunting is now prohibited. Comes museum documentation (COA).

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    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At The Bloody Angle Gettysburg Battlefield (Pickett’s Charge Area)

    $37.00
    A certified authentic bullet from the Gettysburg Battlefield found at the “Bloody Angle” from the area where Pickett’s Charge was fought on, July 3, 1863. The angle is one of the most famous spots on the Gettysburg battlefield. The angle is considered the hardest fought point that the Confederate attack achieved during Pickett’s Charge. It is the climax of The Battle of Gettysburg. The bullet you receive will not be the exact same one in the photo. most from this area will be fired, some are dropped like shown.  We will pick the best one from our inventory. All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  There will be no more bullets or relics from this area because relic hunting is now prohibited. Comes museum documentation (COA). One side has the location and museum number one side is plain as shown in photo. Documented authentic bullets from Pickett’s Charge are rare! Very limited supply. Also see our listing for Pickett’s Charge  bullets in collectors boxes.

  • Remarkable Union Eagle Breast Plate Recovered At Longstreet Park Gettysburg With Tag

    SOLD Remarkable Union Eagle Breast Plate Recovered At Longstreet Park Gettysburg With Tag. A remarkable early pick up U.S. brest plate with both  hooks broken. This was found in the Woods around Longstreet Park, Gettysburg .This was found in the area where numerous units  fought on July 2nd 1863. It has a remarkable light green patina. It was found by legendary battlefield author and relic collector Dean Thomas. It is documented in his notes and has “Longstreet Park” typed on his tag and part of a date November 6, 195?. This is an exceptional plate and comes with complete museum documentation. Well documented plates like this from Longstreet Park  are extreemly RARE! For the collector who wants the very best. Don’t miss this unique chance to own a real American treasure from one of the battle of Gettysburg’s most famous locations.   Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact.

  • Original Civil War Maryland Button (Confederate) Recovered At Culp’s Hill Gettysburg

    SOLD Original Civil War Maryland Button (Confederate) Recovered At Culp's Hill Gettysburg. A very rare Maryland state seal coat size button made by Scoville. This button was found (pre National Park) in the area of the Confederate 2nd Maryland on Culp's Hill Gettysburg. This photos are a bit out of focus but it can be seen that is is in remarkable condition being a very early pickup. It still has about 50% of it's original gold gilt with a brown and slightly green patina. The shank is still present but has a slight push in the back (see photos). comes with complete museum documentation. Well documented Confederate buttons like this from Culp's Hill are RARE!

  • Rare Percussion Fuse Parrot Shell (Inert) Recovered Near Meade’s Headquarters Gettysburg Battlefield

    SOLD Rare Percussion Fuse Parrot Shell (Inert) Recovered Near Meade's Headquarters Gettysburg Battlefield. A very nice ground burst exploded but intact Civil War 3″ 10Lb. Parrot shell (Deactivated, inert, no gun powder or explosives, safe). This shell was found on the south side of Cemetery Hill near the site of the old Fantasyland parking lot next to Meade's Headquarters (Taneytown Road). It was recovered by legendary early relic hunter, historian and author Dean Thomas. It was recovered on what was then private property. This was most likely an overshot by the Confederate guns on Seminary Ridge shooting at the Union guns along Cemetery Ridge during Pickett’s Charge on July 3, 1863. The shell is in remarkably good condition being an earlier pick up. It does have some pitting (see photos). The (very rare) percussion fuse is partially intact. The brass sabat is torn off from the cannon firing. There is some  loss at the very bottom of the shell and a hole (see photos).  Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Do not miss your chance to own this very historical artifact from Histories most famous cannon duel during Pickett’s Charge.

  • Original Gettysburg Historic Battlefield Wood Gavel With Old Ink Tag

    SOLD Original Gettysburg Historic Battlefield Wood Gavel With Old Ink Tag. Very nice antique gavel made from historic wood from the battlefield of Gettysburg. Gavel has with it an old ink written tag presentation with oxidized brown ink. Wood from the battlefield is no longer permitted to be taken making this a rare antique.  100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete Gettysburg museum documentation (COA) provided.

  • Original Civil War Bayonet Recovered At The Spangler Farm 11th Corps Hospital Gettysburg

    SOLD! Original Civil War Bayonet Recovered At The Spangler Farm 11th Corps Hospital Gettysburg. Original relic condition Springfield bayonet with some pitting and the tip is broken off (battle damage). This bayonet was recovered at the George Spangler Farm that was the 11th Corps field hospital during the battle of Gettysburg. This is the farm where Confederate General Lewis Armisted died after being mortally wounded after Pickett's Charge on July 3, 1863. A fantastic historical location. 100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete Gettysburg museum documentation (COA) provided.

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    Original Civil War Bullet Ricochet Piece From Culp’s Hill Battle Of Gettysburg

    $14.00
    Original Civil War Bullet Ricochet Piece From Culp's Hill Battle Of Gettysburg. A partial bullet that hit a rock or tree and fragmented. These pieces will be anywhere from 1/2 the bullet to 7/8" of the bullet. Each one will vary. With all the rocks and trees on Culp's Hill many bullets ricocheted and fragmented. We have several and will pick the best one for you. This is the least expensive way to get an authentic Gettysburg bullet piece. This offering is for one (1) piece. Comes with Complete Museum documentation (COA). Limited supply.

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    Fantastic Early Museum Display Bullet In Wood From The Danner Museum Gettysburg’s First Museum

    $1,699.00
    Fantastic Early Museum Display Bullet In Wood From The Danner Museum Gettysburg's First Museum. A very solid hard white oak piece of wood with a minie ball. Originally from The Danner Museum with white painted "33" Danner Museum markings. This wood has grown around the bullet and the tree healed by emitting sap, a very interesting early recovery. The number "33" in white paint is typical of Danner Museum relics (see period photo of their display. The piece also has another museum accession number on the reverse which indicates that it went into another museum in 1938. There is also a pencil marking that is unreadable but might say Culp's Hill. It rests on a late 19th century wooden museum base. Bullets in wood from Gettysburg's Danner Museum are very rare. A fantastic early Gettysburg Museum piece worthy of the most advanced collections. Gettysburg Museum certified, museum COA provided.

  • Authentic Williams Type One Cleaner Bullet In Wood From Reynolds Woods Battle Of Gettysburg Captain James T. Long Collection Iron Brigade

    SOLD Authentic Williams Type One Cleaner Bullet In Wood From Reynolds Woods Battle Of Gettysburg Captain James T. Long Collection Iron Brigade. A very nice solid hard piece of wood with a  Union Williams type one cleaner bullet, no doubt from the Famous Iron Brigade from the location (Reynolds Woods). This is from the collection of old time Gettysburg Battlefield Guide Captain James T. Long. A very nice old collection artifact. It has a period pencil inscription “Reynolds’s Woods July 1st 1863” The date of the battle.  Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Old Gettysburg artifacts with period tags and inscriptions are very desirable and rarely come up for sale.

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    Original Civil War Bullet Recovered At The Triangular Field Gettysburg Battlefield

    $37.00
    Original Civil War Bullet Recovered At The Triangular Field Gettysburg Battlefield. This is one of the most hard fought parts of the battle at Gettysburg on July 2nd 1863. The Triangular Field is next to Devil's Den. The 124th New York "Orange Blossoms" fought gallantly here.   Most will be dropped as shown but some could be fired and deformed. We will pick the best one from our inventory for you. This comes with museum documentation (COA). The bullet were recovered before Gettysburg was a National Park and is 100% legal to own. Very Limited supply. From one of the most historic spots on the field.  Very limited supply. Please see our other Triangular Field  relics in collector’s Boxes and other Gettysburg battlefield locations.

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    Original Civil War Buck-N-Ball Round Recovered At The George Weikert Farm Gettysburg Battlefield

    $29.00
    Original Civil War Buck-N-Ball Round Recovered At The George Weikert Farm Gettysburg Battlefield. The Weikert Farm is one of the most famous spots on the Gettysburg battlefield. Much of  3rd Corps retreated through this area on July 2nd and camped in Weikerts woods. The one you get will not be the exact same one in the photo. The ball will be  dropped like shown.  We will pick the best one from our inventory. All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  There will be no more bullets or relics from this area because relic hunting is now prohibited. Comes museum documentation (COA). One side has the location and museum number one side is plain as shown in photo. Documented authentic bullets from the Weikert Farm are rare! Very limited supply. Also see our listing for Gettysburg  bullets in collectors boxes.

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    Original Civil War .69 Caliber Bullet Recovered In The Valley Of Death Gettysburg Battlefield

    $29.00
    Original massive .69 caliber Civil War Bullet Recovered at the Valley Of Death Gettysburg Battlefield.  This is the area where the famous Pennsylvania Reserves fought and used .69 caliber rifled muskets on July 2nd 1863. This is between Little Round Top and The Wheatfield. Most will be fired as shown but some could be dropped. We will pick the best one from our inventory for you. This comes with museum documentation (COA). The bullet were recovered before Gettysburg was a National Park and is 100% legal to own. Limited supply. From one of the most historic spots on the field.  Please see our other boxed Valley Of Death and other Gettysburg relics.

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    Original Civil War Bullet Recovered At The Rail Road Cut Gettysburg Battlefield

    $32.00
    Original Civil War Bullet Recovered At the Rail Road Cut Gettysburg Battlefield. This is one of the most hard fought parts of the battle at Gettysburg on July 1st 1863.  Most will be fired as shown but some could be dropped. We will pick the best one from our inventory for you. This comes with museum documentation (COA). The bullet were recovered before Gettysburg was a National Park and is 100% legal to own. Very Limited supply. From one of the most historic spots on the field.  Please see our other Rail Road Cut  relics in collector's Boxes and other Gettysburg battlefield locations.

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    Original Civil War Bullet Recovered At Reynold’s Woods Gettysburg Battlefield (Iron Brigade) Area

    $23.00
    Original Civil War Bullet Recovered At Reynold's Woods Gettysburg Battlefield (Iron Brigade) Area This relic recovered in Reynold’s Woods on the Gettysburg battlefield. This is the area where the famous Iron Brigade fought the 26th North Carolina on July 1st 1863.This is also where General Reynolds was killed. Reynolds was the highest ranking General Killed at Gettysburg. Most will be fired as shown but some could be dropped. We will pick the best one from our inventory for you. This comes with museum documentation (COA). The bullet were recovered before Gettysburg was a National Park and is 100% legal to own. Limited supply. From one of the most historic spots on the field.  Please see our other Reynolds's Woods relics.

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    Original Civil War Canister (Cannon Ball) From Pickett’s Charge Battle Of Gettysburg

    $149.00
    Original Civil War Canister (Cannon Ball) From Pickett's Charge Battle Of Gettysburg. Classic large 1.5" canister (Cannon Ball) these are about as big as a golf ball. They were fired from a Napoleon Gun (Cannon). During Pickett's Charge they were firing double and triple canister. Canister was multiple balls placed inside a large tin can and fired from a cannon like a large shotgun used against advancing infantry. It was direct fire and devastating at closer range. This canister ball was recovered near the North Carolina Monument along the Confederate line (Pickett's Charge Area). Recovered Pre-National Park and is legal and  100% guaranteed to be authentic. Complete museum documentation (COA) provided. Very Limed supply.

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    Authentic Impact Civil War Bullet Recovered At Culp’s Hill Gettysburg Battlefield

    $23.00
    Authentic Impact Civil War Bullet Recovered At Culp's Hill Gettysburg Battlefield.  A certified authentic bullet from the Gettysburg Battlefield found at "Culp's Hill” from the area where the Union right flank was engaged almost non stop from July 1-3 1863. Culp's Hill is one of the most famous spots on the Gettysburg battlefield.  The bullet you receive will not be the exact same one in the photo. most from this area will be fired, some are high impact  like shown this means it hit a rock or tree of something else.  We will pick the best one from our inventory. All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  There will be no more bullets or relics from this area because relic hunting is now prohibited. Comes museum documentation (COA). One side has the location and museum number one side is plain as shown in photo. Documented authentic bullets from Culp's Hill are rare! Very limited supply. Also see our listing for Culp's Hill bullets in collectors boxes.

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    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At The Bloody Wheatfield Gettysburg Battlefield Irish Brigade Area

    $25.00
    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At The Bloody Wheatfield Gettysburg Battlefield Irish Brigade Area. A certified authentic bullet from the Gettysburg Battlefield found at the “Wheatfield” from the area where The famous Irish Brigade fought on, July 2, 1863. The bloody wheatfield is one of the most famous spots on the Gettysburg battlefield. The Wheatfield is considered the bloodiest spot on The Battle of Gettysburg. The bullet you receive will not be the exact same one in the photo. most from this area will be fired, some are dropped like shown.  We will pick the best one from our inventory. All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  There will be no more bullets or relics from this area because relic hunting is now prohibited. Comes museum documentation (COA). One side has the location and museum number one side is plain as shown in photo. Documented authentic bullets from Wheatfield are rare! Very limited supply. Also see our listing for Wheatfield bullets in collectors boxes.

  • Original Civil War Enfield Rifle Lock Plate Recovered In Reynolds’s Woods Gettysburg Battlefield 26th North Carolina

    SOLD Original Civil War Enfield Rifle Lock Plate Recovered In Reynolds's Woods Gettysburg Battlefield 26th North Carolina Area. A relic but complete lock plate with hammer and sear pin from an Enfield rifle. This relic was recovered "West of Willoughby's Run" in Reynolds's Woods on the Gettysburg battlefield. The Union Iron Brigade fought the Confederate 26th North Carolina in this area on July 1, 1863. The Iron Brigade had Springfield rifles and the 26th North Carolina had Enfield rifles so it is very likely this plate was from a Confederate in the 26th North Carolina.  Found by legendary old time relic hunter and historian Ed Miller All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  There will be no more bullets or relics from this area because relic hunting is now prohibited. Comes museum documentation (COA).

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    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At The High Water Mark Gettysburg Battlefield (Pickett’s Charge Area)

    $36.00
    A certified authentic bullet from the Gettysburg Battlefield found at the "High Water Mark" from the area where Pickett's Charge was fought on, July 3, 1863. The High Water Mark is one of the most famous spots on the Gettysburg battlefield. The High Water Mark is considered the furthest point the Confederate attack achieved during Pickett's Charge. It is the climax of The Battle of Gettysburg. The bullet you receive will not be the exact same one in the photo. most from this area will be fired, some are dropped like shown.  We will pick the best one from our inventory. All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  There will be no more bullets or relics from this area because relic hunting is now prohibited. Comes museum documentation (COA). One side has the location and museum number one side is plain as shown in photo. Documented authentic bullets from Pickett's Charge are rare! Very limited supply. Also see our listing for Pickett's Charge  bullets in collectors boxes.

  • Authentic Confederate Infantry Button Recovered At Reynolds Woods Gettysburg Battlefield (26 North Carolina Area)

    SOLD Authentic Confederate Infantry Button Recovered At Reynolds Woods Gettysburg Battlefield (26 North Carolina area) Found "West of Willoughby's Run) Reynold's woods where the 26th North Carolina fought the Iron Brigade on July 1st 1863.  This is an exceptional button with the shank loop still intact, and comes with complete museum documentation. Well documented Confederate buttons like this from Reynolds Woods are RARE! For the collector who wants the very best. There can be almost no doubt that this was lost by a 26 North Carolina  soldier on July 1st 1863. Don’t miss this unique chance to own a real American treasure from one of the battle of Gettysburg’s most famous combat units.

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    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At Little Round Top Gettysburg Battlefield (20th Maine Area)

    $33.00
    A certified authentic bullet from the Gettysburg Battlefield found at Little Roundtop from the area where  the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment fought on, July 2, 1863. Little Round Top is one of the most famous spots on the Gettysburg battlefield.  It will not be the exact same one in the photo. most from this area will be fired, some are dropped like shown.  We will pick the best one from our inventory. All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  There will be no more bullets or relics from this area because relic hunting is now prohibited. Comes museum documentation (COA). One side has the location and museum number one side is plain as shown in photo. Documented authentic bullets from Little Round Top are rare! Very limited supply. Also see our listing for Little Round Top  bullets in collectors boxes.

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    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At Devil’s Den Gettysburg Battlefield

    $35.00
    Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At Devil's Den Gettysburg Battlefield. On July 2, 1863, Smith’s Union battery used the hill to counterfire on Confederate artillery prior to McLaws’ Assault at 5:30 pm. Against Hood’s Assault that started at 4 pm, Devils Den was defended by Birney’s 1st Division as the far left position from The Peach Orchard Salient of the III Corps. The hill was captured when the “First Texas Regiment, having pressed forward to the crest of the hill and driven the enemy from his battery”, and Anderson’s Confederates used the hill for the first attack on The Wheatfield. From near the Slaughter Pen, the 40th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment forced the 2nd & 17th Georgia regiments of Benning’s Brigade to retreat to Devils Den. Genuine Gettysburg Battlefield bullet from Devil’s Den most from this area will be fired, some are dropped like shown.  We will pick the best one from our inventory. All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own.  Comes museum documentation (COA). One side has the location and museum number one side is plain as shown in photo. Documented authentic bullets from Devil’s Den are rare! Very limited supply. Also see our listing for Devil's Den bullets in collectors boxes.

  • Original Civil War U.S. Box Plate Recovered At The 1st Minnesota Monument Gettysburg Battlefield

    Sold Original Civil War U.S. Box Plate Recovered At The 1st Minnesota Monument Gettysburg Battlefield. Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) both hooks are broken. The plate has a beautiful chocolate brown patina . This plate was found near the 1st Minnesota Monument, Gettysburg.  A very historic area and in good  condition.  The first Minnesota was one of the most famous units at Gettysburg taking massive casualties on July 2nd 1863. Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Originally recovered by legendary old time relic hunter Al Flickinger. It has the number “5” and “1st Minn Mon” in ink, this corresponds with Mr. Flickinger’s notes. This plate was originally sold by us and it was recently bought back along with a few other items from this collection.  A historic museum piece, early pick-up excellent condition  plates are rare especially a well documented authentic example from Gettysburg. If you are a collector that wants, excellent documentation, good condition, and a very historic location this is the plate for you. Act fast this one will not last.

  • Original Iron Brigade Eagle Hat Badge Recovered In Reynolds’s Woods Gettysburg Battlefield

    SOLD! Original Iron Brigade Eagle Hat Badge Recovered In Reynolds's Woods Gettysburg Battlefield. Original relic "Jefferson Hat Pin" from a Hardee hat. This pin was recovered "West of Willoughby's Run (Reynolds Woods) on McPherson's ridge Gettysburg battlefield by Legendary relic hunter and historian Ed Miller. This pin was photographed for the book "Gettysburg Battlefield Relics and Souvenirs" by Mike O'Donnell. The write up was great (see photos) but Mike used the wrong photo (we have another in Eagle pin in the museum). The Iron Brigade were the only unit wearing Hardee hats in combat at Gettysburg. This combined with the recovery location make this artifact certainly Iron Brigade. We only know of a few authentic examples recovered at Gettysburg this being one of them. It has some loss (see photos) the hooks are missing. The eagle looks great and has a perfect "chocolate brown" patina. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Do not miss your chance to own this very historical artifact from History's most famous combat units at Gettysburg.  This was sold by us many years ago when we first bought Some of the Ed Miller collection and we recently had the opportunity to buy it back. For the collector who wants a very rare and interesting Iron Brigade insignia from the very best historical location.

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    Original Civil War Parrot Shell Recovered On Cemetery Hill (Evergreen Cemetery) Gettysburg

    $750.00
    Original Civil War Parrot Shell Recovered On Cemetery Hill (Evergreen Cemetery) Gettysburg, PA. A very nice unexploded Civil War 3" 10Lb. Parrot shell (Deactivated, inert, no gun powder or explosives, safe). This shell was found on the south side of Cemetery Hill near the site of the National Tower. It was recovered by legendary early relic hunter, historian and author Dean Thomas. It was recovered on what was then private property. This was most likely an overshot by the Confederate guns on Seminary Ridge shooting at the Union guns along Cemetery Ridge during Pickett's Charge on July 3, 1863. The shell is in remarkably good condition being an earlier pick up. It does have some pitting (see photos). The fuse brass fuse is intact. The brass sabat is also intact and exhibits firing marks from the cannon's riffling. There is some slight loss at the very bottom of the shell (see photos).  Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Do not miss your chance to own this very historical artifact from Histories most famous cannon duel during Pickett's Charge. This was sold by us many years ago when we first bought the Dean Thomas collection and we recently had the opportunity to buy it back.

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    Original Civil War Eagle Breast Plate Recovered On Power’s Hill Gettysburg Battlefield.

    $495.00
    Authentic U.S. Eagle Breast Plate Recovered At Powers Hill Gettysburg Battlefield.  Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) both hooks are intact. The plate has a beautiful chocolate brown  and slightly green patina . This plate was found at Powers Hill (Granite Schoolhouse Road) this was a Union artilerry platform during the battle of Gettysburg.  A very historic area and a remarkably rare breast plate. Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Originally recovered by legendary old time relic hunter Al Flickinger. It has the number tag "6"and "Power's Hill" in ink, this corresponds with Mr. Flickinger's notes. This plate was originally sold by us and it was recently bought back along with a few other items from this collection.  A historic museum piece, A well documented authentic example from Gettysburg.

  • Original Civil War U.S. Box Plate Recovered In Swisher’s Woods Next To Little Round Top Gettysburg Battlefield

    SOLD Original Civil War U.S. Box Plate Recovered In Swisher's Woods Next To Little Round Top Gettysburg Battlefield .  Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) both hooks are broken. The plate has a beautiful chocolate brown patina . This plate was found at the south east end of the Weikert farm (Swishers' Woods) very near Little Round Top.   A very historic area and in remarkably excellent condition.   Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Originally recovered by legendary old time relic hunter Al Flickinger. It has the number “30” and “Swisher's Woods” in ink, this corresponds with Mr. Flickinger’s notes. This plate was originally sold by us and it was recently bought back along with a few other items from this collection.  A historic museum piece, early pick-up excellent condition  plates are rare especially a well documented authentic example from Gettysburg. If you are a collector that wants, excellent documentation, excellent condition, and a very historic location this is the plate for you. Act fast this one will not last.

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    Remarkable U.S. “Puppy Paw” Belt Buckle Recovered At The George Weikert Farm Gettysburg Battlefield (Best Plate)

    $925.00
    For The Collector Who Wants The Very Best! Remarkable U.S. "Puppy Paw" Belt Buckle Recovered At The George Weikert Farm Next To Little Round Top Gettysburg Battlefield. Authentic U.S. Belt Plate Recovered At The George Weikert Farm Gettysburg Battlefield.  Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) all three hooks are present. The plate has a beautiful chocolate brown patina . This plate was found at the south end of the Weikert farm very near Little Round Top's edge.   A very historic area and in remarkably excellent condition.   Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Originally recovered by legendary old time relic hunter Al Flickinger. It has the number “35” and “G. Weikert” in ink, this corresponds with Mr. Flickinger’s notes. This plate was originally sold by us and it was recently bought back along with a few other items from this collection.  A historic museum piece, early pick-up excellent condition  plates are rare especially a well documented authentic example from Gettysburg. If you are a collector that wants, excellent documentation, excellent condition, and a very historic location this is the plate for you. Act fast this one will not last.                        

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    Authentic U.S. Eagle N.C.O. Breast Plate Recovered At The First Corps Hospital Gettysburg Battlefield

    $525.00
    Authentic U.S. Eagle N.C.O. Breast Plate Recovered At The First Corps Hospital Gettysburg Battlefield.  Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) three hooks are  broken. The plate has a beautiful chocolate brown  and slightly green patina . This plate was found at the First Corps Hospital site (White Church Road and Baltimore Pike this was the hospital site in July 1863.  A very historic area and a remarkably rare NCO  breast plate. Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Originally recovered by legendary old time relic hunter Al Flickinger. It has the number "13" and "1st Corps Hosp" in ink, this corresponds with Mr. Flickinger's notes. This plate was originally sold by us and it was recently bought back along with a few other items from this collection.  A historic museum piece, NCO plates are especially rare. A well documented authentic example from Gettysburg.

  • Civil War Cartridge Box Tin Recovered At The 2oth Maine Area Big Round Top Gettysburg

    SOLD Civil War Cartridge Box Tin Recovered At The 2oth Maine Area Big Round Top Gettysburg. Recovered at the 20th Maine's second position on Big Round Top. After the 20th Maine drove the Confederates off Little Round Top they moved onto Big Round Top (see photo of the 20th Maine's monument on Big Round Top). This remarkable early pick-up (Pre-National Park) tin is in fantastic very solid condition. A very historic area and a remarkable artifact. Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a COA from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact.

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    Authentic U.S. Eagle Breast Plate Recovered At The Bloody Wheatfield Gettysburg Battlefield

    $499.00
    Authentic U.S. Eagle Breast Plate Recovered At The Bloody Wheatfield Gettysburg Battlefield.  Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) both hooks are  broken, slightly dented on the face (see photos)  has a beautiful chocolate brown  and slightly green patina . This plate was found at the bloody Wheatfield that saw fierce fighting on July 2  1863. This is where the Irish Brigade fought. A very historic area and a remarkable breast plate. Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Originally part of one of the older Museums in Gettysburg (Rosensteel Museum) recovered by old time relic hunter John Cullison, a classic early museum piece.

  • Authentic Bullet In Wood From Reynolds Woods Battle Of Gettysburg Captain James T. Long Collection

    SOLD Authentic Bullet In Wood From Reynolds Woods Battle Of Gettysburg. A very nice larger piece of wood with a carbine bullet, no doubt from Buford's Cavalry from the location (Reynolds Woods). This is from the collection of old time Gettysburg Battlefield Guide Captain James T. Long. A very nice old collection artifact.  Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact.

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    Authentic U.S. “Puppy Paw” Belt Plate Recovered At East Cavalry Field Gettysburg Battlefield

    $510.00
    Authentic U.S. "Puppy Paw" Belt Plate Recovered At East Cavalry Field Gettysburg Battlefield.  Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) with all  hooks. The plate has some edge loss and  has a very nice chocolate brown  and slightly green patina . This plate was found at the East Cavalry Field  that saw fiece fighting on July 3rd  1863. This is the area where General Custer fought Confederate General JEB Stuart. Most U.S. Cavalry used eagle sword plates so this could very well be a Confederate used plate worn upside down.  A very historic area and a remarkable box plate. Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Found by one of the old time well-known diggers, all recovery information  will be provided in the museum letter.

  • Authentic U.S. Eagle Breast Plate Recovered At Spangler’s Spring Gettysburg Battlefield

    SOLD Authentic U.S. Eagle Breast Plate Recovered At Spangler’s Spring Gettysburg Battlefield. Original Eagle Plate Recovered at Spangler’s Spring Gettysburg. Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) one hook is present and one is  broken, has a beautiful chocolate brown  patina . This plate was found at Spangler’s Spring near Culp’s Hill that saw fierce fighting on July 2 and 3rd  1863. A very historic area and a remarkable box plate. Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Originally part of one of the older Museums in Gettysburg, a classic early museum piece.

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    Authentic U.S. Box Plate Recovered At Spangler’s Spring Gettysburg Battlefield

    $520.00
    Authentic U.S. Box Plate Recovered At Spangler's Spring Gettysburg Battlefield. Original U.S. Plate Recovered at Spangler's Spring Gettysburg. Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) both hooks are broken, has a very nice chocolate brown  and slightly green patina . This plate was found at Spangler's Spring near Culp's Hill that saw fiece fighting on July 2 and 3rd  1863. A very historic area and a remarkable box plate. Relics from this area rarely come up for sale. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact. Originally part of one of the older Museums in Gettysburg, a classic early museum piece.

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    Gen. Lee’s Headquarters Witness Wood And Authentic Gettysburg Bullet

    $65.00
    General Lee’s Headquarters Witness Wood And Civil War Bullet From The Battle Of Gettysburg Found Near Lee’s H.Q. Classic image of General Lee on his horse "Traveler". Authentic wood piece from a tree at the world famous Thompson House better known as General Lee’s Headquarters with a Civil War bullet recovered near the house (Seminary Ridge). Matted and framed with a Riker frame. Mat color may vary. This relic is certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The bullet was recovered before Gettysburg was a National Park and is 100% legal to own. Museum documentation (COA) included. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The wood comes from the original witness tree. A “Witness Tree”  is a tree that was standing during the battle of Gettysburg. This tree can be seen in many of the early photos of Lee’s H.Q.  This piece of witness wood was obtained by The Gettysburg Museum of History  from the former owners of the property. The tree was cut down in the 1960’s. An amazing historic relic from one of Gettysburg’s most iconic spots. The bullet in this display was found on Seminary Ridge. The Thompson house is on Seminary Ridge. Very limited supply.

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    Authentic Set Of Civil War Relics Recovered At Gettysburg, PA

    $45.00
    Authentic Medium Set Of Civil War Relics Recovered At Gettysburg, PA. Several Civil War Relics recovered at Gettysburg,PA (pre-National Park). Contained in a matted Riker frame. Nice Larger Size 6"/8″. Relics, pictures and mat will vary from piece to piece. We will pick the best one from our current inventory.  These relics are certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. Museum documentation (COA) included. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic. Please see our other larger version of this display listed on page 3 of our web page. Also we have many other displays please scroll through all our pages or refine your categories by going to "SHOP" and selecting a category. "Gettysburg" for Gettysburg relics or "Civil War" for relics from other battlefields. A great gift for your favorite Civil War/Gettysburg buff.

  • VERY RARE .58 CALIBER GARDINER EXPLOSIVE BULLET BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG

    SOLD             VERY RARE .58 CALIBER GARDINER EXPLOSIVE BULLET BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG. One of the most rare bullets of the Civil War. Deisned to exploded after being fired. Only used for a brief time (mostly Gettysburg). We have only a few left. They are area specific. We have one from Culp's Hill and one from the Taneytown Road.  Found Pre-National Park and is 100% legal to own. Complete Museum documentation  provided (COA). Guaranteed for authenticity. We guarantee this item without limitations. Please see our other less expensive bullets further down on later pages.

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    Gettysburg Battlefield Pick-Up Confederate Cartridge Box With Old Ink Museum Tag

    $3,000.00
    Gettysburg Battlefield Pick-Up Confederate Cartridge Box With Old Ink Museum Tag. This cartridge box started out as a Federal box. It was altered for Confederate use. The plate was removed and the flap was cut for easy access and loading. A tab was left at the edge to open and close quickly. A typical clever Confederate modification. The box also has large block initials carved into the back. Large block initials are also a common Confederate addition. Most Union Officers banned this practice and fined their soldiers for doing it. The box is in good condition, the leather is a bit stiff but not bad for an early battlefield pick-up. The box has an old ink museum/collection tag that says "CSA Knapsack From Battlefield Of Gettysburg". There is also a small collection number ink tag. Early Confederate Gettysburg battlefield pick-up artifacts are very rare and desirable. With old ink museum/collection tags they are even more so. Former collection of Author/Historian James L. Swanson.  Complete museum documentation (COA) provided.

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    Original U.S. Plate Recovered On The Shields Farm Gettysburg

    $445.00
    Original U.S. Plate Recovered On The Shields Farm Gettysburg.  Very nice early pick up (Pre-National Park) both hooks are broken, has a very nice chocolate brown patina. This plate was found on the historic Shields Farm near the Reynolds and Buford monuments on the first days field. Buford's Cavalry was the first Union units to clash with the Confederates on July 1st 1863.  A very historic area and a remarkable belt plate. Comes with a deaccession letter from the Gettysburg Museum of History documenting the provenance of this artifact.

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