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    Yankee Shoulder Belt Plate Struck by a Confederate Bullet. Beautiful non-excavated round Union eagle breastplate struck by a Confederate bullet, by repute at the Battle of Shiloh. The plate was struck at the 11:00 position and apparently glanced off, and one would concur that it killed the soldier wearing it. A unique and impressive Civil War relic that speaks of the violence of battle from that era. Condition: Very good with light wear and patina. Loops on reverse intact.

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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2012
    30th-1st Monday-Tuesday
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