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Grouping of thirty-six (36) Civil War and Post Civil War era items, including relic/battlefield pickup artifacts, prints. 1st-6th items: Six (6) assorted relic/battlefield pickup items, including one (1) 69 caliber buckshot, with printed label stating that it was excavated in Virginia; one (1) grouping of tobacco leaves, with printed label stating that it was collected from a Confederate Richmond Warehouse, includes a certificate of authenticity from John G. Duggan, Jr., Little Johns Collectables; one (1) porcelain marble with lead coating, with handwritten label stating that it was "…probably made by Atlanta marble factory burned by Grant…"; one (1) Union cast metal horse bit medallion; and two (2) miniature wooden barrels or treenware tobacco boxes. Ranging in size from 1" x 3 1/2" H. 7th-28th items: Group of thirty (30) Civil War and Post Civil War era print related material, including Harper's Weekly, depicting portraits of Confederate and Union military and political leaders, including four (4) engravings, one (1) carte de visite (CDV), and one (1) Grand Army of the Republic Post No. 17 reunion ticket, dated December 14-20, 1887, related to Union Navy Rear Admiral Andrew Hull Foote, and depictions and maps of battles, including The Battle of Fort Donelson (February 11-16, 1862). All housed under plastic or in archival sleeves, four (4) housed in mats. Ranging in size from 5 3/4" H x 9 1/4" W to 10" H x 12" W.
CONDITION: All items in overall good condition. 7th-36th items: Toning, pencil inscriptions, foxing spots, to be expected from age. One Harper's Weekly print with 3 3/4" x 1/4" area of loss to left edge. Matted prints and prints sealed in plastic not examined outside of plastic wrap.