J.S. Mosby Antiques & Artifacts was founded in 1998 by U.S. military historian, author, and publisher Stephen W. Sylvia. A collector since childhood and a relic hunter since 1970, Mr. Sylvia has enjoyed a life-long fascination and study of Civil War artifacts. He began writing professionally in his chosen field of American militaria in 1973 and has authored a number of acclaimed reference books dealing with military artifacts. He is publisher of the award-winning North South Traderís Civil War magazine and the Civil War Collectorís Price Guide. J.S. Mosby Antiques & Artifacts carries an impressive array of military collectibles from the Revolutionary War through WW II specializing in the Civil War. The shop also stocks a wide variety of American antiques of all kinds--furniture, accesories, coins and currency, glass, tools, reference books, art prints, antiquities, etc.