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B00400 - .50 Caliber Brass Case for Gallagher Carbine (water find, City Point, VA)

Item Number: B00400

Item Title: .50 Caliber Brass Case for Gallagher Carbine (water find, City Point, VA)

Price: $80

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Brass Case Gallagher Carbine

Size: 50 cal

Cartridge:

MM#: 84

TT#:

Location Recovered: City Point, VA

Description:Very old water recovery from the City Point sabotage location. This makes for interesting reading:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_Point,_Virginia

http://www.beyondthecrater.com/news-and-notes/siege-of-petersburg-sesquicentennial/150-years-ago-today/150-18640809-explosion-city-point/

Because it was in an anaerobic environment, this case is not as tarnished as a ground dug one would be. There is a small expansion split shown in some of the views below, but it will still display very nicely. Neat bullet from a remarkable point in the war.


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