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    Battlefield Cartridge Box U.S. M1861."This cartridge box was found on the Battlefield of Antietam by the Rev. D. H. Barron and was presented to Col. Esau V. Murray Post No. 39 on the eve of Sept. 29th 1889". In the large ink script tag that accompanies this very fine condition US M1861 .58 caliber with original US box plate. Box with just some very minor exterior crazing of the finish on the exterior flap and minor flaking on the latch tab, otherwise about perfect. Plate with nice untouched patina, tins a missing. Wonderful artifact from the bloodiest day in American military history.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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