SPECIALS


SERVICEMANíS DISCOUNT

  Announcing our SERVICEMAN'S DISCOUNT. If you are currently on active duty in any branch of the US Military, either at home or abroad you qualify for our serviceman's discount. You will receive 5% off almost all Blockade Runner products. Discount not available on tents and guns. This discount also applies to our Policemen and Firemen who put their lives on the line for us everyday.
It's just our way of saying thanks to all who serve.



MERRY CHRISTMAS!

It's time for BLOCKADE RUNNER'S annual CHRISTMAS give away!

  This year's winner is Douglas Urbanski from St. Paul Minn. Congrats Doug! Call the store Tues. for the details.

MERRY CHRISTMAS and thanks to all who entered!





SAD IRON, #6 WITH C IN SHIELD

  I know, I know - there are just not that many people doing a "wash women" impression. I can't help myself, When I find these sad irons in such great condition I have to have them. One of these days all the good ones will be gone or at least much more expensive. Besides, they are great door stops or decorations in any home.
  This is a #6 with C in the Shield. It is in super shape. It has been painted but I will be happy to knock the paint off of the business end for you. You will have to ask, I won't do it otherwise. If you are actually going to use it that's a must. The original color or at least part of it was orange. A very common color to find on implements of all description during the period.

SAD IRON, #6 WITH C IN SHIELD $29.95 BUY NOW!



DUTCH OVEN W LID, 6 QUART

  This is a brand new Dutch Oven, with a 6 qt. capacity. Just right for the camp site or the home hearth. Not too heavy but large enough to supply the family/mess with a good size serving of any single dish meal. Once you have mastered cooking with a dutch oven you will not want to cook in anything else.

DUTCH OVEN W LID, 6 QUART $59.95 BUY NOW!



CONFEDERATE VETERAN MAGAZINE

  I love to sit and read these old issues of C.V.M. Everything from the stories the veterans tell which give their view of a particular battle or skirmish in which they participated to the politics of the day and yes I even the ads are interesting. How could you not love an ad for the Tennessee Biscuit Co. and their jingle, "Forget the rest eat the best!" I could be a little biased, the founder of the mag. was a local boy who served in the same company as one of my Grandfathers. Even with that said I just don't see how anyone could pick up one of these and not find something interesting, sometimes even extraordinary.
  I have found books advertised in the CVM that I did not know existed. Reviews of books and veterans "calling out" the authors when they have printed something incorrectly. Each one is a wealth of knowledge. So many aspects of the war are covered that there is no way I can list them all in the descriptions below. Don't forget the "Last Roll Call", remembering the vets who have passed from month to month.

CONFEDERATE VETERAN MAG. JAN. 1916

  The front cover of this issue is present but detached. This is vol. 24, no. 1. John Tyler is on the cover.
  This issue has a very good article on Wheelers raid into Tenn., another on Gen. Polk at Chickamauga and one titled "The other side of Franklin", (The Battle of Franklin Tn.).

CONFEDERATE VETERAN MAG. JAN. 1916 $9.95 BUY NOW!



CONFEDERATE VETERAN MAG. JULY, 1916

  This issue is in very good condition. This is vol. 24, no. 7. The poem, "RESURGAM" is on the cover.
  This issue has a very good article on "The Famous Battle of Hampton Roads", This story is calling out an author of another story on the subject which was published in the Chattanooga times. There is another very good short article, "Last Review of Forrest's Cav." and another very interesting article entitled "Bullets Used In the Civil War" which discusses the use of exploding and poisoned bullets.

CONFEDERATE VETERAN MAG. JULY.,1916 $14.95 BUY NOW!



CONFEDERATE VETERAN MAG. FEB. 1917

  This issue is in very good condition. This is vol. 25, no. 2. Judge J.A.P. Campbell of Miss. is on the cover.
  This issue has a very good article on Judge Campbell, he being the last surviving member of the original Confederate Congress.
  There is another very good short article, "Chickamauga as I Saw It." and another very touching story of a CS infantryman's encounter with a displaced Tennessee youth entitled "That Furlough".

CONFEDERATE VETERAN MAG. FEB.,1917 $14.95 BUY NOW!



CONFEDERATE VETERAN MAG. APRIL, 1917

  This issue is in very good condition. This is vol. 25, no. 4. Gen. Albert Sydney Johnston is on the cover.
  If you are a "dyed in the wool" Southron like I am you will enjoy, (that may be the wrong word, Lament the truth might be better) the article entitled, "Ideals of the Old South".
  There is another very good article, "Imbodens Dash Into Charleston." and another lengthy article entitled "The Confederate Navy".

CONFEDERATE VETERAN MAG. APRIL,1917 $14.95 BUY NOW!



CONFEDERATE VETERAN MAG. JUNE, 1917

  This issue is in very good condition. This is vol. 25, no. 6. The Poem "Memorial Day - June 3" is on the cover.
  There is a very interesting article entitled, "Life & Charactor of Jefferson Davis".
  There is another very good article, "The Confederate Treasure Train" and another lengthy article entitled "In the Years 1861-62" as well as the music and lyrics to "All Quit Along the Potomac Tonight".

CONFEDERATE VETERAN MAG. JUNE,1917 $14.95 BUY NOW!



CONFEDERATE VETERAN MAG. JULY, 1917

  This issue is in very good condition. This is vol. 25, no. 7. The Poem "Equality - Liberty - Fraternity" is on the cover.
  If you are a navy man there is a very interesting article entitled, "A Wartime Derelict in Bermuda".
  There is another very good article, "Chancellorsville" and another lengthy article entitled "Gen. D. H. Hill" as well as another installment of the "Confederate Navy".

CONFEDERATE VETERAN MAG. JUNE,1917 $14.95 BUY NOW!



SMALL POT BELLY STOVE

  This small pot belly stove is just like new and ready to be used. No cracks, no dings or broken bolts. Just a super, very hard to find model cast iron stove. You could look for years and never find another in this good of condition. This one stands 30 inches tall and is 16 inches wide at it's "belly". Could be used in a large wall tent, historical home or a caboose.

SMALL POT BELLY STOVE $249.95 BUY NOW!



LARGE WHISKY BOTTLE

  This is a non-typical bottle. I guess that is why I like it so much. It holds almost a quart and it's an olive green color. There are no chips, nicks or scratches to speak of. It's just a really nice bottle that you don't see everyday.

LARGE WHISKY BOTTLE $11.95 BUY NOW!



COBLER'S HAMMER

  The antique cobler's hammer is one of the few designs of tool that has never changed. They have always looked this way and still do today.
  This one is ready for your work bench. the face of the hammer is smooth and the handle is tight as can be. You will not have to do anything to this hammer. It will provide you with years of good service.

COBLER'S HAMMER $24.95 BUY NOW!





SMALL WOODEN STIRRUP

  This is what I would call a "small size" wooden stirrup. Probably for a pony saddle. I normally sit these things back until I find a pair but they are getting scarce these days so I'm just going go ahead and list it. I'm sure someone has a saddle that needs one.
  This one measures 6 inches tall and 5 inches at it's widest.

ITEM #00 WOODEN STIRRUP $11.95
BUY NOW!






WHITE WOOL BLANKET

  This white wool blanket is huge, 95 by 95 inches. It's used but there are no stains or bad spots of any kind. It's American made and 100% wool.
  You could use this one like a sleeping bag. Lay on half and fold the other over you. You could cut this blanket into 2 smaller blankets if you don't mind making a blanket stitch. White wool blankets are getting hard to come by. This one will go fast.

ITEM #00 WHITE WOOL BLANKET $59.95
BUY NOW!






BEAR SKIN LAP BLANKET

  This fake fur "Bear Skin" lap blanket really has the look. I've only owned one original but for actual use this fake fur lap blanket is better. The original was impractical as it weighed a ton.
  Perfect for a buggy ride on a cold night or just sitting around the campfire at Camp Re fu gee. It measures 48 by 58 inches.

ITEM #00 BEAR SKIN LAP BLANKET $39.95
BUY NOW!




BLANKET SALE! 10-27-16
NEW LOWER PRICE.

  Everything listed today comes with the blanket that it is laying on. Remeber most of these items have a little something wrong with them.
  The blankets themselves are wool, the size might be odd or it's used or it has a repair. There are still great to have around for an extra blanket. Believe it or not winter is coming.



STUFF A

  You get everything you see in the photo and the blanket measures 56 x 80. It's a gray color and it's pretty heavy. Remember, there is a little something wrong with most of this stuff.

ITEM # STUFF A $19.95
SOLD!






STUFF B

You get everything you see in the photo and the blanket measures 55 x 76. It's a gray color and pretty heavy. Remember, there is a little something wrong with most of this stuff.

ITEM # STUFF B $19.95
SOLD!






STUFF C

You get everything you see in the photo and the blanket measures 58 x 76. It's a gray color and pretty heavy. Remember, there is a little something wrong with most of this stuff.

ITEM # STUFF C $19.95
SOLD!






STUFF D

You get everything you see in the photo and the blanket measures 69 x 77. It's a gray color and pretty heavy. Remember, there is a little something wrong with most of this stuff.

ITEM # STUFF D $19.95
SOLD!




SKY BLUE PANTS SLIGHTLY FADED


  I've got a great deal for you if you wear a size 46 or 48 waist. There were a couple of pair hanging on the rack near the window, too near the window as it turns out. They've got a little "sun fade" damage. Nothing terrible but you can see it if you look. It will not show up on a photo, that's why I did not bother to put one up here. You'll never buy a new pair of pants cheaper than this. Hurry before they are gone.

SIZE 46 WAIST SKY BLUE PANTS $39.95 BUY NOW!

SIZE 48 WAIST SKY BLUE PANTS $39.95 BUY NOW!










1881 SCOUT ARMY STOVE

  Well this was certainly an unusual find. You will have to forgive the name I have given this piece. The only drawing (no photographs) of it I have been able to find is in the 1881 book, "Mountain Scouting", A handbook for officers and soldiers on the frontiers, by Edward S. Farrow. It's on page 177 if you want to look it up.

  It measures 14 inches wide, 18 inches long, or deep if you prefer and 18 inches tall with the legs attached, the legs are removable. Amazingly it weights less than 10 lbs.! You can pack this stove anywhere. It's just as strong now as the day it was made, very useable. It has one small rust hole in the bottom about the size of a small pencil erraser but don't let that concern you as the surrounding material is strong.

  Now I'm not saying that this is original to the Indian wars. It may not be G.I. at all. The style is very similiar if not exact to the example I have givin above. You know as well as I that the army will adopt goods from the civillian market and vice versa but regardless of when it was made or for whom, it does have the look.

  Now should you wish to actually use this stove - go ahead. As long as you treat it with respect it will last a very long time. It's tin and tin burns out easily. The trick is to shovel several scoops of dirt into the stove to act as insulation against the heat and build small fires. If you don't do that - well - then you will ruin it in short order.

1881 SCOUT ARMY STOVE $129.95 BUY NOW!





16 INCH LONG BOOT JACKS

  You know how much trouble it can be to get your boots on some mornings. With these you don't even have to bend over! Don't miss out on this deal. Who knows when you'll find another pair like this.

ITEM # 16 INCH LONG BOOT JACKS $19.95
BUY NOW!






CAVALRY BOOTS ODD SIZES

  What in the world are you going to do with a pair of mis-matched cavalry boots? Good question, how about use them in a display for your war room. Or how about when you go to schools to speak about the war. They would look pretty good beside a saber and belt. You may even have mis-matched feet - I don't know. At this price I bet you can find something to do with them.

MIS-MATCHED MENS BOOTS LEFT SIZE 9, RIGHT SIZE 8 $39.95
BUY NOW!






SILVER-ISH TEAPOT

  This teapot will be a great prop for someone portraying a refugee fleeing with their valubles or a Yankee with plunder. No dents or scratches and of course it's plated, not solid. It's a great prop. but if you want to use it you'll have to scrub the insides.

ITEM # SILVER-ISH TEAPOT $7.95
BUY NOW!






GEORGE WOSTENHOLM IXL SHEFIELD BONE HANDLE HOOF KNIFE

  This is the first time I've ever owned an original bone handled hoof cleaning knife ID'd as "IXL"! The style is pre-civil war. A good "knifeman" should be able to date it exactly (or close) by the markings. You can read the makkings with a mag. glass but they are to faint to photograph. The "hook" on the end is gone but that detracts little from it's useability or it's looks. If it were perfect it's value would be twice what I'm asking for it.

ITEM # BONE HANDLE HOOF KNIFE $19.95
BUY NOW!






SHUTTLE FOR A HAND LOOM

  This would be a very unique gift for anyone who loves weaving or the spinning arts in general. Like everything else I like - these things are really getting scarce. In the past I have paid as little as $1.00 for them and they were marked, some with war dates. Now I hardly see them for sale.
  This one has the single feed out hole in the back as is typical. It measures 11.5 inches long and 1 7/8 inch wide and is just over 1 inch tall. It's a neat little piece of weaving history.

SHUTTLE FOR A HAND LOOM
$14.95 BUY NOW!







MUZZLE LOADER 12 GA.

  This 12 ga. muzzle loading shotgun is in pretty fair shape for it's age. No real problems, the barrels are clear and clean. It does have modern replacement nipples so someone has been shooting it but my lawyer says I that I can't recommend that you shoot it. He says, "Before attempting to shoot any antique weapon you should always have it thoroughly examined by a competent gunsmith to determine if it is structurally sound enough to be fired. Serious injury and even death can be caused by firing faulty firearms." There, now he's earned his money.
  Take a close look at the wrist of the stock, it has been cracked and repaired. It was not broken, just cracked. The action is pretty good, better than most with a 3 to 4 pound trigger pull on each side. Not a bad old shotgun, not bad at all.

MUZZLE LOADER 12 GA.
$229.95 BUY NOW!







MUZZLE LOADER 20 GA.

  This 20 ga. muzzle loading shotgun is very similar in condition to the one above but the wood is a little nicer. It is in pretty fair shape, it has a longer than normal barrel for a 20 Ga. No real problems, the barrels are clear and clean. It does have modern replacement nipples so someone has been shooting it but my lawyer says I that I can't recommend that you shoot it. He says, "Before attempting to shoot any antique weapon you should always have it thoroughly examined by a competent gunsmith to determine if it is structurally sound enough to be fired. Serious injury and even death can be caused by firing faulty firearms." There, now he's earned his money.
  The action is good, better than most with a 4 to 5 pound trigger pull on each side.

MUZZLE LOADER 20 GA.
$229.95 BUY NOW!



HAND STITCHED LYNCHBURG TENNESSEE QUILTS

  There are so many things that I would like to say about these quilts and the wonderful lady who made them I really don't know where to start. First I suppose I should address the mis-information I hear being "spouted about" by some of our so called experts in the reenacting community. I have heard it said from time to time how incorrect it would be for a Southern soldier to carry a patchwork quilt - to which I would like to reply shouting from the roof top at the top of my lungs "B.S.!" And heres why.
  Take a look at any newspaper from any small Southern town that raised a company of soldiers. Not the war date but just prior to the war when these companies were first being formed. So many of these papers published a weekly list of the donations that the local citizens had made to said company. Why you ask? Because then as today publishing such things promotes the generosity of the giver. People love to see their name in the paper. Although I have seen many examples of this over the years the one I have in hand is a local paper with a list of some 120 items that had been donated to the company that would later become Co. G of the 41st Tenn. Vol. C.S. Over 15 percent of those donations were quilts. And yes they do make a distinction between wool blankets, jacards, coverlets and quilts in their listing. I'm not even going to start on the surviving examples of war dated quilts that were made as donations to fund raising events or war dated memorial quilts. The most famous of which being the 17th Tenn. quilt. So now I here you say "Well they were only early war". Yes and no, I don't know about you but my nice warm quilt would be one of the last things I would leave behind. I don't think they were much different. We tend to think about our own comfort fairly often. Of course attrition and the decimation of the southern populace and their ability to conduct commerce would have a very thinning effect on the ability to produce quilts so let's turn our attention northward for just a moment.
  There is example after example of surviving quilts and the paper trail which led to their construction and distribution to the northern troops by the good work of the US Sanitary Commission. Once again boys and girls that is why I stress the merits of doing your own research and tracking down the first hand accounts and primary sources of your information. Now that that is off my chest let me tell you about these quilts.

  Firstly I do not recommend that you buy one of these quilts and take it to a reenactment. That would be like taking your 32 Ford Roadster out mudding. They are just too nice and belong on your bed, at home or better yet in any historical home, public or private. The quality of workmanship and material is simply amazing. As a young child I sat at my Mother's feet while 3 generations of our family made quilts. I know a little something of what I speak.

 : So let me tell you about "Granny". Granny Lois Scroggins, the Grand Ole Dame who was the architect of these quilts. Mrs. Scroggins was born in Oklahoma City in 1920 and learned to sew, knit and crochet at a very early age. These skills helped support the family as during the dust bowl years they had to travel about following the work. Finally establishing themselves in Moore Co. Tenn. Which most of you will know better as world famous Lynchburg Tn. Home to the Jack Daniel's Distillery. During her adult life she would only sew for family, but once she retired she returned to her first vocation with a vengeance. Working 8 hours a day just as if she were at a public job she could produce a finished quilt in about 3 weeks by herself! Every stitch is hand sewn, top to bottom, inside and out. All the materials are 100% cotton including the tread. In design and scope she was only limited by her imagination which meant she had few limits as she was one of the most creative people you would ever meet. Sadly she passed away in 2012, near the end of her life her fingers had become to stiff to sew but she has left a legacy that will last for generations to come.
  The family is selling off a few of her quilts as they are down sizing due to health reasons. You will never have another chance to buy a quilt of this quality at any price and I do not expect them to last long. All of these quilts are very large, I will give the exact measurements of each below.





HAND STITCHED POINSETTIA QUILT

  There may be other names for this geometric design but I have heard them referred to as poinsettias. This quilt measures 109 inches by 111 inches.

HAND STITCHED POINSETTIA QUILT
$299.95 BUY NOW!




HAND STITCHED COMBO QUILT

  This quilt is a combination of 2 designs, a double wedding ring and a pickle dish. This quilt measures 101 inches by 116 inches.

HAND STITCHED COMBO QUILT
$299.95 BUY NOW!




HAND STITCHED DRUNKARDS PATH QUILT

  This pattern is called a Drunkard's Path. This quilt measures 94 inches by 104 inches.

HAND STITCHED DRUNKARDS PATH QUILT
$299.95 BUY NOW!




HAND STITCHED PATCHWORK QUILT

  This design is simply referred to as "Patchwork". This quilt measures 92 inches by 103 inches.

HAND STITCHED PATCHWORK QUILT
$299.95 BUY NOW!




HAND STITCHED BEAR PAW QUILT

  This is a very simple yet very popular design known as a bear paw. It is said that along the route of the underground railroad quilts would be hung out (as if being aired) as signals for the runaways heading north. Each design having a different meaning. The bear paw meant "keep to the woods". This quilt measures 101 inches by 98 inches.

HAND STITCHED BEAR PAW QUILT
$299.95 BUY NOW!





CHEWED .69 CAL. BALL

  This .69 caliber round ball was found in a CS camp in Wartrace Tn. As the story goes these balls were used by Surgeons when there was little or no anesthesia. The patient would bite down on these bullets to keep from cracking his teeth during the extreme pain of surgery. That would give us a very short window of when this ball was used. The only local battle to produce any amount of casualties was the Tullahoma Campaign which started on the evening of June 23 of 63 and the troops withdrawing from our area (Wartrace) on the 26th. CS troops never reoccupied this area again.

CHEWED .69 CAL. BALL
$19.95 BUY NOW!



STEAMSHIP ROBERT E. LEE

  I know that this has nothing to do with the CW except the name Robert E. Lee but these are so hard to find I just had to offer them here.
    In the 1980's George Dickel Distillery produced a line of commemorative wooden boxes which held two - one fifth bottles of their fine product. They ceased the production of these boxes almost 30 years ago so as you can imagine they are all long gone --- with the exception of the few that I was lucky enough to find. The box tops are made from cabinet grade material and the box is very well put together. They are decorative, collectible and very hard to find. As you might imagine the R.E. Lee is one of the most sought after. Imagine using this box for a Christmas present or putting another gift inside it for double the surprise. You could even refill it with your favorite brand of spirits, I recommend G.D.'s though, they did make the box.
  These boxes measure approx. 12 inches long by 9 wide and 4 inches deep. The lids are snug but will slide completely off if you wish. This would be handy if you wish to do something crafty with the inside of it. Most folks will just use them for decoration around the old bar area but don't limit yourself. I bet you can thing of a lot of ways to use these.

STEAMSHIP ROBERT E. LEE $24.95
BUY NOW!

  If you prefer I have the box tops only. You can easily add a picture hanging loop to the reverse (available at any craft or hardware store) and hang it on the wall for decoration.

STEAMSHIP ROBERT E. LEE BOX TOP $9.95
BUY NOW!

  Now if your a George Dickel collector you can email me regarding others I have. None of which are CW related.



ONE PINT POCKET FLASK

  This is the largest modern pocket flask I've ever seen. It's stainless steel and very well made. It was a display item so it has a few small scratches on it, all very minor. You have to look for them to see them. Only one I have left that's why the price is so discounted. It's been my experience that when it comes to flask bigger really is better.

ONE PINT POCKET FLASK $19.95
BUY NOW!




SLIGHTLY FADED FROM BEING DISPLAYED
NORMALLY $119.95

ARTILLERY SHELL JACKET
1858 PATTERN

  This jacket was issued throughout the entire war and can be seen in photographs from all theaters of operations.
  Our 1858 pattern artillery jacket is made of 100% federal blue wool with a black cotton lining in the body and white cotton muslin in the sleeves. It has 3/8 inch red cotton tape around the top and bottom of the collar, down the front and around the bottom of the coat and the inverted v on the working cuffs which have 2 hand worked button holes and 2 small union eagle buttons sewn on. The 2 belt pillows on the back of the jacket are trimmed with red tape as well.
  It has 12 hand worked button holes with 12 medium eagle buttons sewn on.
These jackets are on the rack and ready to ship in size 42 through 54. Any other size must be made and will take a minimum of 6 weeks.

CHOOSE YOUR SIZE FROM THE CHOICES BELOW
IF YOU HAVE SPECIAL FITTING NEEDS (XX LONG ETC.) YOU MUST USE THE SIZE CHART TO INDICATE YOUR EXACT SIZE. THERE IS SOMETIMES BUT NOT ALWAYS AN EXTRA FEE FOR SPECIAL FITTING.
Click here for ****SIZE CHART****

SIZE 40, 1858 PATTERN ARTILLERY JACKET # 199    $79.00    BUY NOW!

SIZE 42, 1858 PATTERN ARTILLERY JACKET # 199    $79.00    BUY NOW!

SIZE 44, 1858 PATTERN ARTILLERY JACKET # 199    $79.00    BUY NOW!




ROPE BED (circa) 1840

  I bought this original rope bed and feather mattress about 15 years ago up in Maryland. The mattress measures 50 inches wide by 70 inches long (there abouts) I've really enjoyed it but I'm running out of space for large pieces like this. I guess it's time to pass it on and let someone else enjoy it. You get the bed, the rope and the feather mattress but the quilt is not included. The Jenny Lind Trunk at the foot of the bed has sold. You'll have to pick this one up, I don't think UPS will deliver this one.

ROPE BED $324.95 #000 BUY NOW!



BERDAN'S TROUSERS

  We are closing this item out, we can not accept returns so be sure of your size when ordering. We will sell only the sizes we have in stock.

  If you would like a pair of GREEN trousers to match your Berdan's frock just follow these simple instructions. First choose whether you would like your trousers. With a 1 inch stripe of light green down the trouser leg. With light green piping down your trousers leg. No piping or stripe down the leg of the trousers.

NO PIPING CHOOSE NOW!     PIPING $10.00 BUY NOW!

STRIPE, FOR CORPRAL, 1/2 INCH, $30.00 BUY NOW!

STRIPE, FOR SGT., 1 1/2 INCH, $30.00 BUY NOW!



SECOND, CHOOSE YOUR SIZE FROM THE LIST BELOW.

SIZE 30 WAIST BERDAN'S TROUSERS.   #110      $44.95   BUY NOW!

SIZE 32 WAIST BERDAN'S TROUSERS.   #110      $44.95   BUY NOW!

SIZE 34 WAIST BERDAN'S TROUSERS.   #110      $44.95   BUY NOW!

SIZE 36 WAIST BERDAN'S TROUSERS.   #110      $44.95   BUY NOW!

SIZE 38 WAIST BERDAN'S TROUSERS.   #110      $44.95   BUY NOW!

SIZE 40 WAIST BERDAN'S TROUSERS.   #110      $54.95   BUY NOW!

SIZE 42 WAIST BERDAN'S TROUSERS.   #110      $54.95   BUY NOW!

SIZE 44 WAIST BERDAN'S TROUSERS.   #110      $64.95   BUY NOW!

SIZE 46 WAIST BERDAN'S TROUSERS.   #110      $64.95   BUY NOW!




BERDAN BUMMER



  We are closing this item out, we can not accept returns so be sure of your size when ordering. We will sell only the sizes we have in stock.

  Our Berdan bummer is made of the same green wool that our Berdan's frock is made and it has the McDowell style brim. It has the welt top, it's lined with black cotton and it has a soft leather sweat band for mucho comfort. Small eagle buttons on the leather chin strap which has the brass adjustment buckle.

CHOOSE YOUR SIZE BUMMER FROM THE LIST BELOW.

SMALL BERDAN'S, SIZE 7   $24.95 BUY NOW!

SMALL BERDAN'S, SIZE 7 1/8   $24.95 BUY NOW!

LARGE BERDAN'S, SIZE 7 5/8   $24.95 BUY NOW!

EXTRA LARGE BERDAN'S, SIZE 7 3/4   $24.95 BUY NOW!



WHITE LEATHER GAUNTLETS

THIS WEEK ONLY $19.95

  Beautiful top quality leather gauntlets and just in time for the ball! There are more Balls and dances in December and January than any other time of the year. Put a little "snap" in that old dress uniform of yours with new qauntlets at a great price.

LARGE WHITE GAUNTLETS $19.95 # SPECIAL BUY NOW!

MEDIUM WHITE GAUNTLETS $19.95 # SPECIAL BUY NOW!

EXTRA LARGE WHITE GAUNTLETS $19.95 # SPECIAL BUY NOW!





STAINLESS CUP & PLATE SPECIAL

  What a super deal! A large Stainless steel cup and plate for only $9.95
  I can't get these on a regular basis but when I do I buy all the supplier has. Last year ya'll bought 200 sets of these in 2 weeks so to say they were well received is quite the understatement. I was able to buy 300 sets this time but you can bet they will go fast, he who hesitates eats off rusty tin.
  The plate measures 10 inches across and the cup is 4 inches tall by 3 3/4 inches wide.

STAINLESS CUP & PLATE SPECIAL
ITEM # 2481 $9.95
BUY KNOW!




SECOND PRINTING, NEW LOWER PRICE!
L. VIRGINIA FRENCH'S
WAR JOURNAL 1862-1865


  The second printing is here! Much of our initial printing cost and overhead was covered by the sale of our first printing of this fantastic book. Now we can offer it to you at an even lower price than before. Hopefully this will give even more people access to this book which many are calling the "Civilian Company Aytch".

  L. Virginia French's journal gives the best insight into the everyday life of a Middle Tennessean that was ever put to pen. During the first part of the journal her thoughts are somewhat philosophical but as time goes on and the war comes to her home in McMinnville Tennessee it all becomes very personal. Accounts of Yankee raids on the town, factories burned without warning while the female workers are still on the top floor and Cavalry battles literally in her front yard. She entertains General John Hunt Morgan and his new bride Mattie Ready Morgan days after their wedding. Fans of General Morgan will be amazed at the stories Mrs. French records in her journal as told by the General himself. Written down the very day of the telling. General Wheeler visits so often that a member of his staff becomes engaged to Virginia's niece!
  Women will be astounded by the details of of the local ladies dress, right down to the fabric, buttons and even their jewelry.
  Details of how Terry's Texas Rangers were re-equipped by the local tradesmen, from their horse tac, shoes, boots and even how the local ladies pitched in to help with the clothing.
  Every General officer, Colonel or Major that passes through the area calls on Mrs. French and she relates their tales to you through her journal. So many of the nagging questions about everyday life during the period, that I never thought I would know the answer to unfolded before me in crystal clarity as I read this journal.
  It is probably best that we let her speak for herself.

  A very small portion of this journal has been edited for clarity. In a few cases so has the spelling. But for the most part is appears here just as it does in the journal.

L. VIRGINIA FRENCH'S WAR JOURNAL
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1860 CAVALRY SABER

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BRASS BUCKLES

  Sorry that the photo is not as clear as it should be. These cast brass buckles are not the top quality buckles that we sell everyday. But with that being said I'll add that they aint that bad either. They have the traditional C.W. style back but they are easily converted to fit your everyday belt. Made from solid cast brass that will last a lifetime. But I saved the best for last, they are super cheap! $5.95 each for oval or rectangle buckles and $9.95 for tongue and wreath. It's hard to go wrong at that price.

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