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  • Chess is the traditional game of military strategy dating back to ancient times and still popular today. This set is an impression of how portable chess games would have appeared during the civil war. The pieces are stored in felt lined box that opens into the game board.
  • Marbles

    $7.50
    This was a common game for children of the 1860’s.The object of the game is to knock as many marbles as you can out of a designated area. Begin by drawing a circle (approximately 3 feet in diameter) in the dirt or with chalk on a hard flat surface. Next throw the 10 small marbles into the circle. Cradle the large marble in your index finger and tuck your thumb behind the marble. Keeping your finger outside the circle lay your hand on the ground and flick the marble out of your hand with your thumb. When a marble is knocked out of the circle it is won by the shooter. The shooter with the most marbles wins. /!\ WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD-This toy is a small ball. Not for children under 3 yrs.
  • Dice

    $17.50
    Another civil war era game, the game "Farkle" was play with a horn cup and six dice. This set will come with instruction to play "Farkle" The horn cup is made from horn resin.
  • Tops

    $8.00
    Tops are among the oldest and simplest of toys. The earliest tops were hand-made from wood and objects in nature. Later, they were mass-produced on lathes and in factories. Colonial children, who frequently made their own toys, could make them easily out of scrap wood from their father’s workshops.
  • Classic Felt Lined Wooden Storage Box containing reproduction Compass, Magnifier and Expandable Telescope.
  • In days before GPS, the compass guided explorers and seamen alike. Brass compass with pocket watch type flip open lid. Navy blue felt pouch with draw string included. 1 7/8 inches
  • A reproduction of a pre-civil war era reading aid, this Magnifier is approx 5 1/2" long with a 2" diameter magnifier. The letter opener is approx 6 1/4".
  • Tinder Box with a handle. The top is a lid that can be removed to store a candle, striker and flint. (Candle, striker and flint not included) 2-3/4"
  • Handsomely crafted 16 oz. stein with the logo of Confederate Memorial Hall.
  • Reproduction Portrait of Robert E. Lee, chief of the Army of Northern Virginia, in oval frame.
  • Reproduction portrait of Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson in oval frame.
  • Reproduction portrait of Confederate president Jefferson Davis in oval frame.