Civil War Relicman
Harry Ridgeway

Winchester, Virginia USA (changed hands 70 times in the Civil War!)

http://relicman.com/

Ridgeway Reference Library, Civil War plates and buckles
700..Confederate government

This is the "Ridgeway Reference Archive", a research tool for educational purposes only, and is provided at no cost to the reader. Some of the relics listed are retained in the author's collection, most reside in other collections and are not owned by the author. None of the items listed in this section are for sale, please refer to relicman.com sales listings for items offered for sale. This is a work in progress, I list items as I get to them, there are many patterns that are not listed yet, this list will be regularly updated as I get pictures and descriptions for more items. I will also correct mistakes, so if you see any please tell me. All items listed are believed to be authentic to the Civil War or as otherwise described. Any excavated relics have been recovered from private property with owners permission. This information is available for research purposes, pictures may be used by permission only
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Most information on this page is from:
Plates and Buckles of the American Military 1795 - 1874, by Sydney C. Kerksis
Confederate Belt Buckles & Plates, by Steve E Mullinax
American Military Belt Plates, by Michael J. O'Donnell & J.Duncan Campbell


701..Confederate buckles and plates,"CS" Richmond style two part
P0523.jpg (42478 bytes)
click here to view Confederate two part CS Richmond style

706..Confederate buckles and plates, two part "CS" exaggerated serif style
P0315.jpg (32282 bytes)
click here to view Confederate two part CS exaggerated serif style

707..Confederate buckles and plates, two part CS pointed serif style

click here to view Confederate two part CS pointed serif style

709..Confederate buckles and plates, two part CS flat back style
P1113.jpg (26763 bytes)
click here to view Confederate two part CS flat back style

713..Confederate buckles and plates, two part CS balls serif style
P0311.jpg (35070 bytes)
click here to view Confederate two part CS balls serif style

715..Confederate buckles and plates, two part Haiman plates
P0859.jpg (36188 bytes)
click here to view Confederate two part CS Haiman style

730..Confederate buckles and plates, two part Leech & Rigdon plates
P0312.jpg (32148 bytes)
click here to view Confederate two part CS Leech & Rigdon style

757..Confederate buckles and plates, two part ringed wreath plates
P0756.jpg (31333 bytes)
click here to view Confederate two part CS ringed wreath style

766..Confederate buckles and plates, two part "artillery" plates
P0897.jpg (20680 bytes) P0288A.JPG (50075 bytes) P1544.jpg (27022 bytes)
click here to view Confederate two part CS artillery style

784..Confederate buckles and plates, Atlanta style rectangle CSA plate
P0882.jpg (34981 bytes)
click here to view CSA rectangle Atlanta style

802..Confederate buckles and plates, Virginia style rectangle CSA plate
P0321.jpg (22459 bytes)
click here to view CSA rectangle Virginia style

812..Confederate buckles and plates, pewter rectangle CSA plates
P0322.jpg (29516 bytes)
click here to view CSA rectangle pewter style

825..Confederate buckles and plates, cast rounded corner CS plates
P0320.jpg (36699 bytes)
click here to view CS rectangle round corner style, cast

833..Confederate buckles and plates, stamped rounded corner CS plates
P0316.jpg (22259 bytes)
click here to view CS rectangle round corner style, stamped

836..Confederate buckles and plates, CS oval belt buckles,"egg" shaped plates
P0318.jpg (26175 bytes)
click here to view CS oval "egg" style

840..Confederate buckles and plates, CS oval belt buckles, "rope border" CS plates
P0317.jpg (20219 bytes)
click here to view CS oval rope border style

844..Confederate buckles and plates, CS oval belt buckles, "regulation" CS plates
P0626.jpg (27016 bytes)
click here to view CS oval regulation style

848..Confederate buckles and plates, CS oval belt buckles, "Breckinridge" CS plates
P0319.jpg (20581 bytes)
click here to view CS oval Breckinridge style

859..Confederate buckles and plates, CS oval belt buckles, "CS with eleven stars" CS plates
P0415.jpg (34733 bytes)
click here to view CS oval eleven stars style

863..Confederate buckles and plates, beveled edge frame buckles

click here to view Confederate bevel frame style

870..Confederate buckles and plates, "heavy thick" style frame buckles
P0383A.JPG (22705 bytes)
click here to view Confederate thick frame style

871..Confederate buckles and plates, "gutter" style frame buckles
P0359A.JPG (31074 bytes)
click here to view Confederate, gutter frame style

873..Confederate buckles and plates, "standard" style frame buckles
P0360A.JPG (24895 bytes)
click here to view Confederate standard frame style

874..Confederate buckles and plates, carbine "sling" buckles
P0942A.JPG (26863 bytes) P0988A.JPG (29058 bytes)
click here to view Confederate carbine sling

875..Confederate buckles and plates, "tongue" style frame buckles
P0361.JPG (32312 bytes)
click here to view Confederate fork tongue frame style

884..Confederate buckles and plates, sheet brass plates
P0362A.JPG (44406 bytes)
click here to view Confederate rectangle sheet brass

898..Confederate buckles and plates, two part snake buckles
P0358A.JPG (38250 bytes)
click here to view two part plates, snake style

899..Confederate buckles and plates, miscellaneous "nondescript" and others
P1599A.JPG (22766 bytes)
click here to view Confederate Miscellaneous