Civil War

Confederate Wooden Pipe Bowl

Undated. Probably carved for J. W. Tracy, surgeon in the 14th North Carolina infantry during the Civil War.

Civil War Buttons

From the uniform of an officer in the Home Guard, worn during the Civil War, circa 1861-1865.


Undated. Used by the United States Calvary.

Mold for Minnie Balls and Bullets



Taken from the Battle of the Crater, July 30, 1864, part of the Siege of Petersburg, [Virginia] during the Civil War.

Confederate Pocketbook

Undated. Carried throughout the Civil War by Col. G. W. Flowers, father of Duke University's second president, Robert Lee Flowers.