Premier Firearms Auction
November 4, 5, 6, & 7, 2022
FINE & SCARCE VIRGINIA STYLE CSA BUCKLE & BELT FROM PETERSBURG BATTLEFIELD.
70.5mm x 48.2mm beautifully patinated Virginia style CSA belt plate on belt with associated note written by member of 118th NY who collected it “the boy must have been dead 2 weeks, grass was fully 8 inches high around him when I took the belt. J.T. Warner late of Co. K 118th NYV Infantry” Jefferson T. Warner was 19 year old when he enlisted in 1862, he was promoted corporal in mid 1864, was badly wounded and had left leg amputated, discharged September 12, 1865. Jefferson misidentifies unit as 2nd GA Cav (who was not in VA), could have been 2nd GA infantry who were at Petersburg and were part of Longstreet’s Corps who are most often associated with Virginia style CSA buckle with the large periods.