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    Rare 1857 Dated Texas Militia Powder Horn Named to William Key. Featuring a large eagle crest engraving, with "TEXAS FOREVER" above, and "REMEMBER THE ALAMO" below it. Obverse has a large round engraving, with "1857" separated by a large star. Attributed to "WILLIAM KEY" above the star and date, and "TEXAS VOLUNTEERS" underneath. William B. Key was a soldier in the Civil War, serving as a 1st Lieutenant with Co. G from Anderson Co. with the 28th Texas Cavalry and listed in 1862 with the 7th Texas Mounted Rifles. Horn is 7 1/2-inch in length. Condition: Good. Some fading, but all lettering is legible.

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