American Civil War chess pieces

£245.00

Depicting the opposing sides of the American Civil War, these pieces are cold-cast and stained to give an antique ebony/ivory finish. 

Key figures:

The North

  • King: Abraham Lincoln (7" tall)
  • Queen: Mary Todd
  • Bishops: Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman
  • Knight: Cavalry officers
  • Castle: Washington Capitol
  • Pawn: Infantrymen

The South

  • King: Jefferson Davis (7" tall)
  • Queen: Varina Howell Davis
  • Bishops: Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson
  • Knight:  Cavalry officers
  • Castle: Virginia State Capitol
  • Pawn: Infantrymen

Made from cold-cast powdered marble and resin in Somerset.

We recommend playing this set on a 24" board and have pictured the antique set on a 24" Mansfield board.