As the primary guide to Civil War memorabilia and artifacts, this book is more than a price guide, it's an indispensable historical resource. Readers will encounter listings for firearms, uniforms, flags, banners, and currency used by the armies and navies of the United States and Confederate States between 1861 and 1865, and key information to better understand the Civil War. The 3,500 listings in this book reflect Warman's reliable reputation for detailed descriptions and accurate pricing. Plus, readers gain: Advice for spotting fakes and avoiding paying too much or being underpaid Contact information for various Civil War memorabilia services and organizations to assist collectors in becoming more active participants More than 1,000 stunning color photos to help take their hobby to new heights. Collector or history buff, Warman's Civil War Collectibles showcase the tangible parts of history that shaped a nation.