Private purchase Leech & Rigdon-made sword with "CS" cast on the side of the guard. Grip is wrapped with tarred linen and twisted brass wire. Leather scabbard with scalloped mounts. "CS" in the fold of the guard.
Two Gardner bullets which were only made by the Confederacy. Unique bullet and specific to the Confederacy. Fairly rare. Used by Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. An attempt was made to stamp "CS" onto the belt plate which is most likely made of tin.
Beautifully etched blade with regimental designation, polished wooden grip with twisted brass wire. Owned by Col. Barry, who chaired the Mississippi secession committee and raised the 35th Miss. Inf. Regt. Fine etching on blade probably executed by...
Private purchase sword carried by Col. Walker, who was killed at Kolb's Farm near Marietta, GA. "CS" is cast on the quillion; Leech & Rigdon etched at ricasso. Wrapped leather grip with twisted brass wire.
Two-page handwritten letter by Christopher Ammons to his family describing finding a rice cache and drums of CS gas (tear gas) on a search-and-destroy mission. He also writes about a rocket attack on the Close Infantry Combat (CIC) school.