Confederate CSA Pewter Buckle found along the Holston River in a gravel bed, where CS Col. Forrest troopers were arrested and held as prisioners for a second time in a month in late a.
April into early May 1865. The US government was upset at the liberal terms allowed by Sherman during the surrender in NC, the body of nearly 900 troopers w horses and pistols were stopped and imprisoned until they could be disarmed and paroled with a signed oath of allegiance. Most of the troopers threw out or dissassembled and destroyed their military goods rather than surrender them, this is one of those pieces. Buckle was struck by a pick twice thinking it was yet another zinc Mason jar lid.Two big Mark's on face and corroded hooks, priced accordingly. See Photographs for more details.... Historic material are individually unique and we take great pains and expense to show the entire items both good and bad areas. The item "Confederate CSA Pewter Buckle Civil War Keim Figure 122 from East Tenn" is in sale since Tuesday, July 24, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Belts & Belt Buckles".
The seller is "cmil3024" and is located in Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. This item can be shipped worldwide.