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Civil War Cavalryman Confederate or Union? Likely a Yankee, but that buckle reminds me of a variant Virginia buckle. Ed

 

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Ed Hicks

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From what little detail you can make out from the buckle, it does look like the Virginia coat of arms.

 

Perhaps someone will recognize the sword and the pistol as well.

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of the Vietnam War

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Thanks, that's what I thought at first look...

Sword is an 1840 cavalry and the pistol looks like an 1858 Remington New Model. Ed

Ed Hicks

WARPATH Military Collectibles

819 Hope Mills Road

Fayetteville, North Carolina

(910) 425-7000

 

Always buying U.S. Airborne & Vietnam Special Forces artifacts and groupings, Painted and Rare U.S. Helmets; U.S. Valor Medal Groupings, Fine Swords...

Buying or trading for my collection: 1950s-1970s Vietnam era Rolex & Tudor Watches...

Contact me before you sell... [email protected]<script data-cfhash='f9e31' type="text/javascript">/* */</script>

 

My Web Sites: http://www.battlefieldmuseum.org

 

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The revolver could be a Confederate copy. Seeing the shade difference between the cylinder and the frame. The frame could be brass. The firm Griswold and Gunnison made copies of the 1851 Colt and the 1858 Remington both with brass frames.

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The revolver could be a Confederate copy. Seeing the shade difference between the cylinder and the frame. The frame could be brass. The firm Griswold and Gunnison made copies of the 1851 Colt and the 1858 Remington both with brass frames.

Good catch! This image is looking better. Ed

Ed Hicks

WARPATH Military Collectibles

819 Hope Mills Road

Fayetteville, North Carolina

(910) 425-7000

 

Always buying U.S. Airborne & Vietnam Special Forces artifacts and groupings, Painted and Rare U.S. Helmets; U.S. Valor Medal Groupings, Fine Swords...

Buying or trading for my collection: 1950s-1970s Vietnam era Rolex & Tudor Watches...

Contact me before you sell... [email protected]<script data-cfhash='f9e31' type="text/javascript">/* */</script>

 

My Web Sites: http://www.battlefieldmuseum.org

 

http://www.warpathmilitaria.com 

 

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