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    Ulysses S. Grant: Rare Knapsack and Blanket Roll Badge. USG-1868-48, 7/8" x 1 1/4". A metal knapsack marked U.S. with a red wooden blanket roll at top, opens to reveal an albumen photo of Grant in military uniform. Original pin attachment on verso. According to DeWitt, it was made in Philadelphia. The blue paint on the knapsack has worn off, for the most part. A rare artifact.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    26th Saturday
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