Specializing in Authentic Civil War Artifacts
6/21/2023 - Please like and follow our social media Face Book: Union Drummer Boy,  Instagram: uniondrummerboy.  We will be sharing new artifacts, tips on collecting, and so much more! 

3/18/2022 - Baltimore Show this weekend!

2/05/2022 - New artifacts are being added daily.

1/01/2022 - Happy New Year!!!

10/27/2021 - We are looking forward to this weekends Gettysburg Show at the Allstar complex.  Hope to see you there.  

10/01/2021 - We have ben adding artifacts to the on-line store daily.  Keep checking in. 

8/20/2021 - As summer is winding done, we are gearing up for a very busy fall.  And getting ready to add hundreds of artifacts to the website.  Stay tuned....

8/12/2021 - Looking forward to the Fredericksburg show this weekend.  

6/24/2021 - Busy preparing for the Gettysburg Show!

4/20/21 - Looking forward to Spring/Summer Shows!  We have a lot of new inventory to post!  

1/01/2021 - Happy New Year!

9/16/2020 - We have begun adding Stereoviews to the Albumen/Photograph category.  Even though these are new items, we will not be listing them under "New" simply due to the quantity of them that will be listed over the next few weeks.   

9/15/2020 - We are certainly looking forward to the York Show this weekend and can not wait to unveil artifacts that are so new, that we haven't even been able to get them listed on the website!  

9/02/2020 - We are excited to announce that we will be holding the Gettysburg Show.  Make sure you purchase your tickets!  *Summer Gettysburg Civil War Show - Postponed to September 25-28, 2020

Tickets can be purchased in advance at GBPA  or www.gbpa.org

Allstar Events Complex

2638 Emmitsburg Rd

Gettysburg, PA 17325

Friday, September 25, 2020

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Sunday, September 27, 2020

8/14/2020 - We have been busy acquiring new collections and can not wait to share!

7/4/2020 - Happy Independence Day, use code "July4" to save 10% off orders over $50, now through midnight July 5th.  

5/31/2020 - Due to Covid-19 the Annual June Gettysburg Show has been postponed until September 25th-27th.  

5/29/2020 - The gallery has reopened for in person purchases, please feel free to stop in or call with artifact inquiries.  Look forward to seeing you soon!  

11/30/18 - it's been awhile since we've updated the blog.  Our apologies we have been so busy lately with new acquisitions, that there has not been time to spare.  The most recent a outstanding medical collection.  Many of the items have been listed and several have already been purchased.  We look forward to assisting you with your Christmas Shopping needs.  Do not hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions or need assistance.  717-334-2350.

3/19/18 - The Baltimore Show was incredible as always.  Keep an eye on the site we will be posting the new artifacts all week long!

3/14/18 - We have added several belt plates and a few relics, as we gear up for the Baltimore Show this weekend!

3/5/18 - Starting to post new acquisitions from the Fredericksburg show, this past weekend.  Check out the "New Items" page.  

2/9/18 - Recently posted several new Carbines as well as leather accoutrements.  

1/26/18 - Listing the new Vegas acquisitions!

1/18/18 - Getting ready to set-up at the Vegas Show this weekend!
Westgate Resort & Casino 
3000 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
January 20th, 21st, and 22nd, 2018

1/9/18 - Currently adding various buttons directly to the Button category.  Remember to check individual categories, as additional items are added but not all items are placed on the new page.

12/1/17 -  Preparing for the Franklin Civil War Show at Williamson County Ag & Expo Park.  December 2nd and 3rd, 2017, Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm and Sunday 9:00am – 3:00pm.

10/25/17 - Busy preparing for the Autumn Gettysburg Civil War Show!

9/14/17 - We recently acquired many artifacts from a local Gettysburg collection.  In addition we just added several rifles to the site!

6/20/17 - Just days away from the Gettysburg Show and we will be unveiling some amazing artifacts!!! 

5/8/17 - Freshly back from the Ohio show and working on the new inventory.

5/1/17 - Getting ready for the Ohio Civil War & Artillery Show at the Richland County Fairgrounds in Mansfield, Ohio.  May 6th-7th, 2017 this is always a phenomenal show!

4/10/07 - Just returned from the Fredericksburg Civil War Show and will be posting new artifacts throughout the week. 

3/17/07 - Packed and ready for the Maryland Arms Collectors Association show this weekend.  This is always a great show!

3/2/17 - Preparing for the Fredericksburg Relic Hunter Association Show, this Saturday.  We are continuing at add new artifacts to all categories!!!!

1/20/17 - At the Vegas Show this weekend.  Also a great show.  Can't wait to list our new acquisitions!

12/1/16 - Continuing to add new artifacts and updated the Artillery Category.  Getting ready for the Franklin Tennessee show this weekend. 

11/19/16 - Join us for Remembrance Day weekend, as we honor our civil war soldiers and civilians.

10/17/16 - A number of CSA CDV's were added to the website.

9/30/16 Maryland Antique Arms Show this weekend Maryland State Fair Grounds Cow Palace, 2200 York Rd Timonium, MD 21093 October 1st and 2nd, 2016

9/8/16 - Pennsylvania Volunteer Reserve Corps CDV's are being added, new images are being added daily to the "Carte De Viste" and "Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Infantry" categories. 

8/31/16 - Continuing to add new artifacts to the "New Items" category.

8/23/16 - A large quantity of Civil War Patriotic Covers/Envelopes has just been added to the Documents category of the Website.

7/26/16 - New inventory posted to the "New Items" category!

7/15/16 - This weekend we are at the Richmond Civil War Show at the Richmond International Speedway Complex, 600 East Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23222 - July 15, 16, and 17th 2016.  Also we have begun to add items to the "Veterans Items" Category. 

7/12/16 - Getting caught up and continuing to add more artifacts to the website.  Check out the "New Items" category as well as "Gettysburg Souvenirs" for more details!

7/11/16 - We acquired a collection of Gettysburg Souvenirs and have listed them on the website. 

6/27/16- A big thank you to everyone that came out to the Annual Civil War Collectors Show, we have received a lot of positive feed back about this year's show!  We hope that all who joined as at the Collector's Reception enjoyed themselves as well!  We are truly excited to share the artifacts that we acquired over the weekend and will continue to update as those become available on the web site. 

6/24/16 - Annual Summer Gettysburg Civil War Collectors Show this weekend at the Allstar Events Complex. 

6/7/16 - Items have now been added to the "Uniforms and Headgear" category.  We are gearing up for the big Gettysburg Show!!!

5/11/16 - We have added several new items to the "New" category.  These items are fresh from the Ohio show!  We will continue to add several more new items this week!

4/29/16 - We are at the Ohio Civil War & Artillery Show at Richland County Fairgrounds in Mansfield, Ohio this weekend.  We have also begun adding items to the "Campsite" and "Personal Items" categories, continue to watch these categories as we will be adding new items over the next couple of days!

4/18/16 - A few more CDV's, hard images, a grouping, and another set of epaulettes have been added. 

4/15/16 - Epaulettes and Shoulder Scales have been added to "Insignia" and "Uniforms" categories and are ready to be viewed.  As always please call, message, or email us any questions or concerns.    

4/8/16 - We will be at the Fredericksburg Show this Friday and Saturday.  The Hard Image category has been updated and is ready for view.

4/6/16 - Continuing to add additional CDV's to the photography category.  We have also added a few Hard Images and will add additional throughout the remainder of the week.  If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call or email. 

4/1/16 - Last week we were away working on our tans, but we are back and are once again working stead fast on the web-site inventory.  We have added 50+ Photographs so please check them out!

3/17/16 - Happy St. Patrick's Day!  The Bottle category has been updated, items are now available to view and purchase. As always if you have any questions or would like to request more information or additional photos please do not hesitate to contact us directly at 717-334-2350 or email civilwar@uniondbcom. 

3/10/16 - The Medical Items category has been updated, we are still adding descriptions but all current Medical Items are available to view and purchase.  As always if you have any questions or would like to request more information or additional photos please do not hesitate to contact us directly at 717-334-2350 or email civilwar@uniondbcom. 

3/1/16 - The Musical Instruments category has been updated, it now includes some really amazing examples of Civil War Era instruments as well as very scarce Civil War Sheet Music.  We are preparing for the Fredericksburg Show this weekend, hope to find some great pieces there! 

2/27/16 - All items have been updated with inventory numbers.  A few new items have been added to the existing categories as well.  Check out our current featured item, inventory number: INS 077 "General's Shoulder Bars"  We will soon be listing items in the Musical Instrument category.

2/23/16 - Adding inventory numbers to the existing items, to make shopping and contacting us easier.  If you have any questions about any of our items, please do not hesitate to call or email is with questions. 

2/18/16 - We are actively adding new items to the site daily.  Currently, we are focusing on the CDV descriptions and adding artillery items.  Please check back daily as we continue to add to our on-line inventory!   

2/10/16 - Website launched.