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    Carried by 34th Illinois Soldier Wounded at Shiloh

    Pattern 1853 .577 Caliber Enfield Percussion Rifle Identified to Private Charles W. Sibley Co D. 34th Illinois Infantry Metal generally smooth and brown with areas of minor surface rust and pitting at the breech. Lock marked "Barnett London", crisp action, dark bore. Brass furniture showing normal small dents and scratches. Wood exhibits old file marks around the lock and forward to the end cap. Right butt stock is carved "C.W. Sibley".
    Charles W. Sibley served as a private in Company D 34th Illinois Infantry, enlisting August 28, 1861, severely wounded at Shiloh April 7, 1862, discharged due to disability from his wound. Included is an extensive file of research concerning Charles Sibley and the 34th Illinois.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    13th Saturday
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