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Room Two: Confederate Buckles

C.S. buckles & plates. Links are to front and rear view photos of each item. Hit your 'back' button to return to this page. Some photos may take a few seconds to load. Feel free to contact us with questions about any of these items. As much as possible, information on origin is included with each description as well as the Mullinax plate number as a commonly-used reference point.


Rectangular C.S.A. Belt Buckle

Atlanta arsenal style. Dimensions: 48x69mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 076. Found in Franklin, Tennessee.Front View | Back View

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Rectangular C.S.A. Belt Buckle

Atlanta arsenal style. Dimensions: 49x70mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 067. Found in Shelbyville, Tennessee.Front View | Back View

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Rectangular C.S.A. Belt Buckle

Tennessee thin style. Dimensions: 49x72mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 085. Found in Brentwood, Tennessee.Front View | Back View

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Rectangular C.S.A. Belt Buckle

Rounded corner variant. Dimensions: 45x64mm. This is Mullinax plate 082. Found in Fredericksburg, Virginia.Front View | Back View

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Pewter C.S.A. Belt Buckle

Dimensions: 50x74mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 095. Non-dug.Front View | Back View

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Oval C.S. Belt Buckle

Solid-cast “Breckinridge” style. Dimensions: 54x82mm. This is Mullinax plate 135. Found in Bovina, Mississippi.Front View | Back View

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Oval C.S. Belt Buckle

Solid-cast “regulation” style. Dimensions: 53x84mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 126. Found in Bovina, Mississippi.Front View | Back View

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Solid-Cast C.S. Belt Buckle

“Spun” hooks style. Dimensions: 46x71mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 107. Origin site unknown. Front View | Back View

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Solid-Cast C.S. Belt Buckle

Dimensions: 46x71mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 109. Found in Unionville, Tennessee.
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Solid-Cast C.S. Belt Buckle

“Line in the hooks” or “Port Hudson” style. Dimensions: 48x74mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 111. Note: hook replaced in field with a nail (but still wearable). Found in Shelbyville, Tennessee.Front View | Back View

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Oval C.S. Belt Buckle

“Regulation” style. Dimensions: 55x86mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 124. Found in Shelbyville, Tennessee.Front View | Back View

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Oval C.S. Belt Buckle

“Breckinridge” style. Dimensions: 59x89mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 129. Note: initials 'J.B.' on plate. Found in Columbia, Tennessee.Front View | Back View

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C.S. “Sardine Lid” Belt Buckle

Virginia style. Dimensions: 58x85mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 113. Origin site unknown.Front View | Back View

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Oval “Egg-Shaped” C.S. Belt Buckle

No lead filling. Dimensions: 55x90mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 116. Origin site unknown.Front View | Back View

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Oval C.S. Belt Buckle

“Rope border” style. Dimensions: 55x87mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 121. Note: name on plate 'D.W. Monk.' Found in Vicksburg, Tennessee.Front View | Back View

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Oval C.S. with “Stars” Belt Buckle

Dimensions: 51x75mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 138. Found in Mississippi.
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C.S. Two-Piece Belt Buckle with “Stars” Wreath

Dimensions: 45x80mm, wreath height 43mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 028. Found in Nashville, Tennessee.Front View | Back View

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C.S. Two-Piece Belt Buckle

“Leech & Rigdon” style. Dimensions: 50x87mm, wreath height 48mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 046. Note: flattened ring around outer border of the tongue disc. Found near Shiloh, Tennessee. Front View | Back View

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C.S. Sword Belt Plate

Dimensions: 52x85mm. This is Mullinax plate 100. Found in Chesterfield County, Virginia.Front View | Back View

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C.S. Sword Belt Plate

Dimensions: 53x71mm. Similar to Mullinax plate 104. Origin site unknown.
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Oval C.S. Belt Plate

Dimensions: 52x79mm. See Mullinax plate 139. Found in Vicksburg, Tennessee.
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C.S. Two-Piece Belt Buckle

“Richmond” style. Dimensions: 50x84mm, 49mm tongue. See Mullinax plate 001. Found in Virginia. Front View | Back View

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C.S. Two-Piece Belt Buckle

“Leech & Rigdon” style. Dimensions: 50x88mm, wreath height 49mm. See Mullinax plate 040. Found in Thompson's Station, Tennessee.Front View | Back View

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C.S. Two-Piece Belt Buckle

“Artillery” style. Dimensions: 66x77mm, wreath height 50mm. This is Mullinax plate 014. Found in Virginia.Front View | Back View

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C.S. Two-Piece Belt Buckle

Dimensions: 50x89mm, wreath height 48mm. This is Mullinax plate 049. Found in northern Mississippi.Front View | Back View

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C.S. Two-Piece Belt Buckle

“Haiman” style. Dimensions: 48x79mm, wreath height 49mm. See Mullinax plate 020. Origin site unknown.Front View | Back View

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C.S. Two-Piece Belt Buckle

Dimensions: 47x85mm, wreath height 49mm. See Mullinax plate 015. Found in Virginia.
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C.S. Two-Piece Belt Buckle

Dimensions: 46x85mm, wreath height 54mm. See Mullinax plate 022. Note: left-handed tongue. Found in Chattanooga, Tennessee.Front View | Back View

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C.S. Two-Piece Belt Buckle

Dimensions: 52x91mm, wreath height 57mm. See Mullinax plate 023. Found in northern Mississippi. Front View | Back View

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C.S. Two-Piece Belt Buckle

Dimensions: 48x79mm, wreath height 49mm. See Mullinax plate 006. Found in Virginia.
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C.S. Two-Piece Belt Buckle

“Script C.S.” style. Dimensions: 51x86mm, wreath height 51mm. This is Mullinax plate 002. Found in Petersburg, Virginia.Front View | Back View

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C.S. Two-Piece Belt Buckle

Dimensions: 47x84mm, wreath height 47mm. See Mullinax plate 009. Origin site unknown.Front View | Back View

 

 

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