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    CSA powder horn

    J. H. Waters, 1863 Texas Volunteers Powder Horn. Finely etched with an eagle, wings outstretched. The shield on the eagle's breast has a single star. Above the eagle is "E Pluribus Unum", a motto widely used by the Confederates. To each side of the eagle is a cannon and below is a drum. Also below is a riband with "Texas Volunteers 1863". The name, J. H. Waters, is also etched below the eagle.

    Wooden cap and copper nails, 11.5" long. At the pouring end, a paper tag is still attached, that reads, "From Francis Bannerman, Dealer in Military Goods, 579 Broadway, New York".

    Some insect damage to the horn, else near fine.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st-3rd Saturday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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