confederate

  1. Some NC CW/older relics.

    I don't get on here much, but I would like to share some of my better finds from the past few months. I mostly try and target Civil War sites or older. I'm in Cabarrus county NC, but travel all over to dig. I would like to find a digging buddy somewhat close by.
  2. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Odd Virginia Confederate Button W. Wildt & Son

    I recovered this button locally at a site that has produced relics dating from 1810 to present. I believe it is a Virginia State Seal button, probably Civil War, but the backmark is very odd. The button is brass, but not too corroded for having been in the ground over 150 years. It has been...
  3. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Possible Droop Wing Eagle Confederate Item. Civil War?

    I have hit what appears to be a Confederate Cavalry camp in North Alabama. Several plain flat buttons and odd iron objects with Sharps and Maynard bullets occurring with Roundballs. This is the first item that could be identified as North or South. It is a 35mm, heavily corroded item that...
  4. ✅ SOLVED Civil War Confederate Item?

    This artifact is sheet brass with a moon, a “4”, a large star and a series of smaller stars in the field. It was found in Pulaski, TN in a site that has produced relics from the Civil War. I have seen Civil War insignia that is similar, but it also resembles early Klan uniforms. They were...
  5. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Button - Eagle with 13 stars and no shield. Civil War?

    All, found this button on a site that has produced Civil War and later artifacts. It is a brass button with an Eagle facing right with a diameter of 19.2mm. The Eagle is clutching a shield and an arrow against a lined field. The button has two holes in the front however, and I have never seen...
  6. ✅ SOLVED Possible Eagle Bridle Boss? Civil War?

    This specimen was found on a site that has produced artifacts from the Civil War. The material is unknown, but patinated like brass while retaining a aluminum or stainless like gloss. This appears to be an eagle facing left without a shield against a lined field. On the back, stars are...
  7. ✅ SOLVED Help Identifying Button - Confederate "Manuscript R" Rifleman's button

    This button is a brass, two piece type with the back having corroded away. It is 22.2 mm wide. It appears to feature a stylish “R” and was found in North Alabama on a site that was occupied by both Union and Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. Any information on type, age, rarity...
  8. 🥇 BANNER CSA BUCKLE!

    I never thought I’d ever find anything like this! I am so truly thankful and grateful. I got a 20-30 signal on my minelab equinox 800. It sounded wayyy to good to be true. I figured it was going to be another can lid, or piece of sheet metal. But it was 15 feet from where the eagle breast plate...
  9. 😱😱VERY VERY RARE CIVIL WAR NC SUNBURST BUTTON!

    :headbang: I scored this beauty today with the Garrett Ace Apex! Found out it’s very rare, being told only 1 of 8 known to exist!
  10. SCABBARD TIP, BLOCK I, D BUCKLE, & SUSPENDER CLIP!

    WHAT A DAY IT HAS BEEN! Got permission to dig two old homes: 1830s & 1870s The 1830s home was picked clean of anything worth while. But the 1870s home was/ is loaded. We only got a good 30mins - 1hour to look and found so many bucket listers! (In only one quarter of the yard only) so many more...
  11. old horse bits

    Does anyone know if any of these bits are Civil War and if so, which army? Many Thanks. P.S. Pics are quite jumbled--I can do more if needed.
  12. CIVIL WAR ERA BOTTLE PIT FOUND!!!

    60 bottles recovered from a permission at the battle of franklin. My girlfriend and I found a civil war era trash pit in the back field of a 1800s home while metal detecting for civil war relics. We were hot on the trail of bullets and other items when we were overloaded with iron tones. We...
  13. CIVIL WAR GUN PARTS FOUND

    Civil war gun parts found on the historic battle field of Franklin Tennessee. My girlfriend and I dug these at a permission located on the front lines of the battlefield. We were bombarded with iron tones and decided to start digging. We started hitting sold charcoal and instantly knew we found...
  14. New to Savannah, GA!

    Hi Everyone, My name is Nick, and I am currently Active Duty Air Force stationed in Jacksonville, FL. I will be PCSing to Savannah, Georgia in a couple of weeks and am looking to get involved with the relic-hunting community there. I have been swingin' an old White's Blue & Gray since I was...
  15. My best month of water hunting to date - Amazing Civil War Ford

    I want to start by saying this video is only 28 seconds long, so I won't be attaching pictures to this post but I will post pictures of when I get the videos finished. This is just a teaser trailer. Anyways, I finally got around to hitting a spot I researched 3 years ago. Since it's somewhat of...
  16. Martingale Heart - Silver Plated

    Let me know what you guys think of this sweet find
  17. Novice needs ID help

    The intact bullet I dug in Lovejoy, Ga. where 2 or 3 CW engagements took place in 1864. I'm pretty sure it's an Enfield, but is there a method to determine Confederate or Union? SIZE ..... length .955 ...... diameter .575 +- .003. don't know the weight The flattened lead I found in...
  18. 1st Confederate or Union ? 2nd Opinions ??

    Need help to identify the bullet dug in Lovejoy, Ga. 4-5" deep. Size ..... Length .955 +- .003 - Diameter .577. Don't know weight. Photo of Flattened lead found this past weekend in Stockbridge, Ga. Just by feel, it's weight is of the Enfield bullet. Opinions ?? Thanks y'all ...
  19. Solid Brass Block I Confederate Infantry Button

    I found this button about a year ago and hold it as my most prized button find. I am posting here per the request of a fellow TNet Member & Georgia resident. 23mm Diameter, 9.83g. If anyone has any specific information, date, etc on this piece, I would be grateful for the information.
  20. Found a old 13 star confederate flag need help to find out if its authentic

    It was found in a old general store in north ga chatsworth ga to be fact
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