The buckle is inscribed with F. After researching the buckle while in his possession he found a corresponding soldier from that area of NY named Finley Finkle of the 21st NY Cavalry who saw late-war action in Virginia in 1864.
1864 Civil War US Belt Buckle Authentic 21st NY Cavalry (w/provenance). This buckle is guaranteed authentic. The item "1864 Civil War US Belt Buckle Authentic 21st NY Cavalry (withprovenance)" is in sale since Wednesday, July 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Belts & Belt Buckles".The seller is "the_amazing_treasure_trove" and is located in Kennesaw, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Uruguay, Russian federation.