Civil War Artifact- What to Collect

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civil war artifactAs we are passing the 150 year mark since the American Civil War,  owning a Civil War artifact is becoming more and more rare.  While many people look at the Civil War era as the worst time in U.S. History,  many think of the weapons, clothes and Civil War era artifacts are among the coolest artifacts around.

If you are interested in collecting these war time artifacts you are not alone.  Each year thousands of Civil War historians meet around the United States at a number of artifact swap meets and conventions.  Among the most popular items at these events are uniforms, rifles, drums,  letters and jewelry to name a few.