Over 200 Civil War Artifacts from New York Camp. Retreat Route from Gettysburg
Following the historic 3 day battle in Gettysburg, Pebbsylvania on July 1-3, 1863, most Union and Confederate soldiers ended up near Williamsport, Maryland while the Confederates were waiting for the Potomac River to go down so they could ford it. However, some New York Soldiers camped on the hills south of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. These soldiers could repulse any Confederate flank movement back up into Pennsylvania. The artifacts in this collection were located in this camp with a metal detector about 40 years ago. In this collection are numerous brass items, bullets, and restored iron objects in two cases. Some of the items are as followed. These were used by soldiers to replace lost buttons. 2 Eagle coat buttons with shank. 2 Eagle cuff buttons, one with shank. 1 Eagle I coat button with gilt, no shank. 1 Domed button with shank. 2 New York State Seal Coat button with shank. 2 New York State Seal cuff buttons with shank. 11 Miscellaneous brass rivets and studs.
Several miscellaneous coins 1863 and before. These are not in good condition. 1 US buckle in poor condition. 9 decorated buttons and flower buttons.
2 bullets, half melted in campfire. 58 Caliber Union Minie Balls. 5 Burnside bullets (two with partial casings). 2 nipple protectors made from bullets.
The item "Over 200 Civil War Artifacts from New York Camp. Retreat Route from Gettysburg" is in sale since Sunday, September 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Bullets".
The seller is "norhoffma8" and is located in York Springs, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.