Rare Antique Civil War Period Carved Wooden & Bone Finely Inlaid Cribbage Board. DESCRIPTION: Nice, original antique CIVIL WAR SOLDIER'S CRIBBAGE BOARD, as shown. Could be civilian, but more likely belonged to a soldier or civil war officer. There was a great deal of time available between battles and marching, and cribbage was one of the favorite games enjoyed by both soldiers and officers.Easy and light to carry with their baggage and knapsacks. Nicely made, with places drilled in the ends to store the pegs. Two of the original pegs still inside the storage. A really nice Civil War soldier's item. Measures about 10" x 2 1/2" x 1/2 thick.