Recent content by pineywoodrooter

  1. Civil War Maps

    The following link will connect you to a Library of Congress website of civil war maps viewable online. Click on Georgia in the left toolbar. https://www.loc.gov/collections/civil-war-maps/?sp=1
  2. ✅ SOLVED Don't know what it is but sounded good

    I believe you are exactly right. I remember seeing a smaller version of this that was in a foot valve on a jet pump I helped father pull at my home place when I was young. The raised portion in the center retained a cone shaped spring that pushed the check in the opposite direction of the water...
  3. ✅ SOLVED Don't know what it is but sounded good

    I found this yesterday near an old home place in Houston County, Ga. Got a good solid 88 on my g2 at 8". It appears to be bronze and measures 2.370" wide. The only marking I find is 2T stamped on the top at the 10 o'clock position as seen in the first photo. If anyone has any ideas about what it...
  4. Georgia Archive County Maps

    I want to share with everyone something I have found beneficial in my own pursuits here in Georgia. The Georgia Archives contain many historical maps of counties in Georgia. These maps vary in type and not all counties have the same type maps. Pay special attention to early soil maps if they are...
  5. Help needed! I need to find a road!

    Try David Rumney Historical Map Collection. Here's a link to an 1856 map of Kentucky and Tenn. There are other Kentucky maps in this collection...
  6. Is this a badge of some sort?

    Another Front View I hope this one is better. Thanks for looking.
  7. Is this a badge of some sort?

    This item is very and fragile. It appears a piece is broken off the bottom. It is made of brass and may have been cloth covered on the front. The backside has gold gilding and two points would have accommodated a pin for attachment. It appears to be in the shape of a shield. Any insight on...
  8. Buttons From the Hayfield

    Know where that is. Had a brother, now deceased, who lived at Warwick. Always make it a point to eat at that diner at the Salt Lick when I go to Blackshear fishing. Good high cholesterol southern cooking. Appreciate the link. Didn't have it. Check this one out if you don't already have it. South...
  9. Buttons From the Hayfield

    Hello fyrffytr1, South of Macon. Are you North or South of the prison?
  10. Buttons From the Hayfield

    Hello devldog, In the end, I believe you may be spot on with that deduction. We have other items that I believe may support that conclusion. What I would like to find out is who this person may have been and what was his story. Congrat's would go to rooter3, he found them both. Boys' good with...
  11. Greeting from the Heart of Georgia

    Hello Everyone, First, I would like to thank everyone for the welcomes I have received. Second, I applaud the developers and moderators for creating this website in such a way that its rules and spirit insure a friendly, non-derogatory atmosphere. No belittlement or criticism of other members...
  12. Buttons From the Hayfield

    I sure hope this works. I have had a time trying to figure out how to load images to my post. I still don't know if this is going to work or if I could do it again. If you can see this, pictured are a script A artillery officers coat button and also Georgia State Seal button that where dug by...
  13. Greeting from the Heart of Georgia

    Hello devidog, Good to hear from a fellow compatriot. Thought about getting into re enacting in my earlier years but work and other obligations superseded my desires. I was adjutant for the 1399 for a few years. I am sitting here trying to figure out how to import some of these images to my next...
  14. Greeting from the Heart of Georgia

    Hello everyone, I am a lifelong resident of the mid-state and have always resided within 5 miles of my original home place. I am 58 yrs. old, been married to the same women for forty of those, have 2 adult children and 3 grandkids. I am technologically challenged, don't have cell phone and don't...
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