Ragged Soldier Sutlery and Vintage Volumes

Generally in Alphabetical Order but with Some Obvious Placement of a Couple of Categories at the Top




Dolls & Accessories

Articles: Virginia's Veranda

About Us & Picture

Books, Modern

Books, 19th Century Reproductions


Craft Supplies & Sundries


Dolls & Accessories

DVD about Emma Edmonds


Needlework Necessities and Novelties

Parlor Games & Entertainments

School Supplies

Sundries and Craft Supplies


Wholesale Information

Order Form

Ordering Information

Contact Us

Speaking and Consulting

Ball and Cup

The concept of a vertical ball and cup had already existed for decades by the time of the civil war. We have found one illustration of a girl playing with a ball and cup similar in appearance to the one we carry except no handle is in evidence. The design we have selected for this ball and cup is similar to but smaller than a ball and cup in the children's room at Arlington House, the pre-war residence of Robert E. Lee. The guides there responded to our question about the toys by telling us that Lee may have brought them back from Mexico.

A type of ball and cup that is frequently mentioned in period literature and seen in illustrations is a following item in the catalogue, the bilbo catcher.

For the documentation page for this toy, click here

The Ball and Cup is $8.35

If you want to look at the next toy alphabetically in the list,
the Bilbo Catcher,
click here