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    Civil War Coffee Pot Identified to Union Surgeon Oliver Woodson Nixon, Ohio 39th Infantry. The coffee pot measures approximately 11 ½-inches tall. The body is tin with a pewter spout, handle and lid. The lid is engraved "Surg. O. W. Nixon / 39th Ohio Inf. / 1861". The pot is complete with the inner grounds filter. Nixon enlisted as a surgeon on July 8, 1861 accepting a commission in the Field & Staff of the 39th Ohio Infantry regiment. He resigned on May 31, 1862 for reasons unknown.

    Condition: Excellent. No dents in the body; some loss of plating to the pewter pieces.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    10th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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