Both the North and South adeptly gathered information important to their causes. The covert operations of civilian and military spy networks used the latest technology--disappearing ink, complex cyphers, codes, counter-intelligence, and propaganda--all while maintaining operational security. An invaluable tool in the game of espionage, the cypher wheel allowed both sides to carry on unending correspondence in secret code. Includes instructions on how to use cypher wheel. Approx 6 long.
Hollow coins can be used to carry secret messages undetected and can very easily be passed to a recipient. They can be safely handled without danger of separation and can easily circulate without leaving a trail.
A finely detailed metal model of the Confederate ironclad and archnemesis of the U.S.S. Monitor. Purchase along with the model of the Monitor (sold separately) and recreate their classic clash at Hampton Roads, Virginia in 1862. Comes with display base. Measures 6.75 x 2.
Fully functional compass in brass-hinged wood case. Blister packed on a four-color printed product card featuring educational text about civil war troop navigation on back. Measures 2.5 x 2.5 closed, and 5 x 2.5 fully open.
Re-fight the Battle of Gettysburg with this exciting 50 piece set of plastic toy soldiers. Each set includes detailed Union blue and Confederate grey soldiers in various action poses, horses, cannons/limbers and flags. Figures vary in size from 1.5 3.