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  • Confederate Buckle Tongue Battle of Hancock, MD / SOLD

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    Confederate Buckle Tongue Battle of Hancock, MD – Stonewall Jackson - Inventory Number: CON 327 / SOLD

    Excavated Confederate enlisted man’s tongue portion of a two-piece tongue and wreath buckle. This style is typical of those produced at the Richmond Arsenal. The buckle has a dark patina with scattered spots of lime green and has been left uncleaned with dirt still adhering. The disk measures 31.4 mm and is 14.8 mm at the narrow portion of the neck, and the buckle measures 57mm in total length. This style appears as figure 266 in Plates and Buckles of the American Military 1795-1874 by Sydney C. Kerksis. A fine example with a “fresh out of the ground” look. This example was recovered from Cross Junction, VA, excavated by Mike Hollowell of PA. This site was the Battle of Hancock, MD. An engagement in January 1862 involving Stonewall Jackson.  Additionally, there is a YouTube video of its discovery by Mike of GR8 FINDS. On YouTube.

     Inventory Number: CON 327 / SOLD