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Feb
21
by Tredegar at 9:57 PM
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Hi again folks!
I picked up this belt buckle last week at a local auction where it had not been particularly advertised, came in a modern small glass display case.

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I've had a chance to research this piece, but I am still uncertain if it is real or not, from the Civil War period or not, and what it signified?
I collect a number of old things and I have some experience in determining...
Feb
21
by PeterT at 11:01 PM
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This mural (the larger of the two) needs some restoration work.

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1865. The CSS Shenandoah arrives in Melbourne in the British colony of Victoria on January 25th. The ship had been a major problem for the US merchant fleet. Supplies were needed and repairs required. Britain was neutral, so this caused the colonial masters no end of concern, but allowed the repairs to go ahead. The residents of Melbourne, in the...
Feb
21
by mt155 at 9:05 AM
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18 Comments
Original CW ambulance wagon. Only one known to have seen service during the war. Anyone know if this is true? It is on display in Grand Gulf Military Park in Mississippi.

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