DR1 Forage Cap Buckle
Excavated forage cap or kepi chin strap buckle. Recovered in VA.
DR2 Musket Tool
Excavated combination nipple wrench/screwdriver for muskets. Recovered in Fredericksburg VA.
DR3 Mainspring Vise
Excavated mainspring vise for disassembling musket lockplates. This example was recovered in Chantilly, VA. Union Generals Isaac Stevens and Philip Kearny were killed there on September 1, 1862 in the battle of Ox Hill, fought during a severe thunderstorm.
DR4 U.S. 1855/61 Springfield Bayonet
Excavated bayonet for a Model 1855 or 1861 Rifle Musket in uncleaned condition. It would probably clean up well with electrolysis if desired. Missing the locking ring. Recovery location unknown.