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    Civil War Hardtack Brought Home by Almon W. Gould "Carried by him in the Battle of the Wilderness". A framed 3" x 3" square of hardtack framed under glass with a contemporary note mounted to the back which reads: "This Hard-Tack was from the Haversack of A. W. Gould and carried by him in the Battle of the Wilderness Va may 6 64 at 7 A.M." and "Hard Tack brought from the war by A. S. Gould", and "One of 75 as carried by him at the time that he was hit". Remarkably well preserved for a 150 year old edible. Almon Gould enlisted on August 11, 1862 at Oswego, New York as a corporal. He mustered into H Company, New York 109th Infantry. He was listed as wounded on May 6, 1864 at Wilderness, Virginia.

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    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
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