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    Pointed Flap, Tarred Finish Civil War Cap Box. Includes period ID to "Capt. E. A. Wood Co. A 51st Mass." which is inked/stenciled on the underside of the front flap. Maker marked "J. A. Baker. NY". Very fine overall condition. Edwin A. Wood enrolled as a captain in the 51st Mass. on Aug. 7, 1862 and was mustered out July 27, 1863. The regiment served in North Carolina through most of its term of service and was also involved in the pursuit of Lee after Gettysburg. Scarce cap box with great ID.

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    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
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