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    Identified Bullet-Struck Federal Smoothside Model 1858 Canteen, retains chain and stopper, old note pasted to the exposed face reads, "Canteen pierced by Minie Ball at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Dec 14, 1862 wounding Sergeant Alfred Hocking Co. D Roxbury City Guards", additional information on custom plaque within frame states that Hocking's company was in the 1st Massachusetts Volunteers of the 1st Brigade of the 3rd Army Corps of the Army of the Potomac. Hocking survived the war to become a member of GAR Post #4 in Melrose, Massachusetts.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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