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    Lt. Thomas H. Kirkpatrick Co. E 26th Virginia Battalion (George S. Patton's Brigade) Inscribed Colt Army Revolver, serial #60281, with its original holster and his Confederate Bible presented to him by the 26th Battalion Chaplain - Parson Blanton as follows "Gospel of St. John - Thomas Kirkpatrick's book Lt. Co. E. 26th Batt - - Presented by our Chaplain Parson Blanton". This was a historical group carried by Lt. Kirkpatrick throughout the war when he served under Col. George S. Patton, the grandfather of the famous WWII General Patton.

    Lt. Kirkpatrick was wounded during the Battle of Kearnstown in 1864 and was in the hospital at Winchester. He later fought side by side with the VMI Cadets during the Battle of New Market. A completely unique grouping, purchased directly from the family in Virginia.

    Provenance: William Turner Collection.

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    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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