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North Anna, Virginia Civil War U.S. Cartridge Boxplate Found by Author Sidney Kerksis
Item #: L4741
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This is an authentic excavated original Civil War boxplate from a soldier’s cartridge box. This is the plate that went on the outer flap not only for decoration but to help keep the flap closed. It has the crystal clear " US” letters on the front. The brass of the face of the plate has a nice and clear " US” letters. One of the original iron loops is still present on the back of the plate as well as most of the original lead. This artifact was found in October 1955 by pioneer relic collector, historian and author Sidney C. Kerksis. It is accompanied by his envelope that notes the location of recovery as "North Anna" which was fought in May 23 to 26th 1864. It has the "Lowry House" location marked along the bottom of the envelope and says it was from a position of the 2nd Army Corps. It will enhance any Civil War artifact collection.

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$250.00 USD

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