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AUGUST 25TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Culp's Hill - The Rosensteel Collection

 Artillery Shell Base - Possibly a Read -  found by John Cullison 1910-1950

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 This base section of a 3 inch artillery shell was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. The relic stands 2 inches tall and has an iron sabot.  It is really difficult to tell, but there might be a small indentation at the center of the base that would be indicative of a Confederate Read, but, since I am not certain, I priced it as I would a Parrott shell.  This specific relic was identified as having been found at Culp's Hill and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GCRCH01

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AUGUST 25TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge / Confederate Area / Southwest of Gettysburg Hospital- The Rosensteel Collection

 Eagle I Coat Button -  found by Ronald Hardman - 1958 or before - with Copy of Original Handwritten Rosensteel Label

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 This eagle I coat button (21 mm, no back mark, nice chocolate patina, small push on the face) was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by Ronald Hardman southwest of the hospital (Gettysburg Hospital) with the date of 1958 - I suspect that this was the date that the Rosensteels got the relics from Hardman or the Hardman family.  A copy of the original label has been preserved - a copy of this will be sent with the relic. "Southwest" of the hospital is the area that is currently occupied by the Gettysburg Recreation Park and the Colt Park neighborhood.  This area was not only occupied by Confederate forces on July 2nd and 3rd, the ground was crossed by Union soldiers on July 1st and a portion of it was use as a staging area by the III Corps before Pickett's Charge and was subsequently crossed by those units during the attack. This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired, became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  This Gettysburg artifact has wonderful provenance!  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GSWH108

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AUGUST 25TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge / Confederate Area / Southwest of Gettysburg Hospital- The Rosensteel Collection

 Dropped .54 Caliber Gardner Bullet -  found by Ronald Hardman - 1958 or before  

with Copy of Original Handwritten Rosensteel Label

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 This nice dropped .54 caliber Gardner bullet, which still has black powder stains in the cavity, was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by Ronald Hardman southwest of the hospital (Gettysburg Hospital) with the date of 1958 - I suspect that this was the date that the Rosensteels got the relics from Hardman or the Hardman family.  A copy of the original label has been preserved - a copy of this will be sent with the relic. "Southwest" of the hospital is the area that is currently occupied by the Gettysburg Recreation Park and the Colt Park neighborhood.  This area was not only occupied by Confederate forces on July 2nd and 3rd, the ground was crossed by Union soldiers on July 1st and a portion of it was use as a staging area by the III Corps before Pickett's Charge and was subsequently crossed by those units during the attack. This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired, became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  This Gettysburg artifact has wonderful provenance!  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GSWH07

Price - $40.00

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AUGUST 25TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Great Mushroomed Bullet  -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946 or before

includes a Copy of the Original Rosensteel Label

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 This really nice example of a mushroomed bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark - a copy will be sent with the relic.  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! There is a small scrape mark across the top of the bullet, but this looks like it happened shortly after the battle. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GYRMP121

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AUGUST 25TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Soldier's Large Pocket Knife -  found by John Cullison 1910-1950

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 This large iron pocket knife (4 3/16 inches long) was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. There appear to be remnants of glue on one side, so I suspect that it was once attached to an early relic display. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GCRWA101

Price - $40.00 

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AUGUST 25TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Fired Type I William's Cleaner Bullet -  found by John Cullison 1910-1950

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 This fired Type I William's Cleaner bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GCRWA81

Price - $27.50

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AUGUST 25TH - NEW!!!!   Gettysburg - Chambersburg Pike near Herr's Ridge- Richmond Musket Brass Nose Cap

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 This nose cap for a Confederate Richmond musket (it has one screw hole rather than the two found in the Enfield nose cap) was found by a well-known local relic hunter along the Chambersburg Pike close to Herr's Ridge (on private property with permission).  Herr's Ridge was the position from which the Confederates launched attackes upon the Union positions on McPherson's and Seminary Ridge on July 1st.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GMHR09

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AUGUST 25TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - XII Corps Hospital - George Bushman Farm

 Neat Soldier Carved Washington Arsenal Bullet -  found by Eddie Miller

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 A neat carved Washington Arsenal bullet, with the star prominently displayed, that was found by well-known Gettysburg relic hunter Eddie Miller at the site of the XII Corps Hospital on the George Bushmann Farm.   The Bushman Farm was located southwest of the Round Tops on what is now Hospital Road. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GMHS31

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AUGUST 25TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Reynolds' Woods- The Rosensteel Collection

 Dropped .69 Caliber Round Ball -  found by John Cullison 1910-1950

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 This dropped .69 caliber round ball was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at Reynolds' Woods between 1910 and 1950 and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GRRWC03

Price - $20.00 

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AUGUST 25TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Large Iron Case Shot  -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946 or before

includes a Copy of the Original Rosensteel Label

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 This slightly larger iron artillery shell case shot (7/8 inch diameter) was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark - a copy will be sent with the relic.  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GYRMP107

Price - $22.00

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AUGUST 25TH - NEW!!!   Gettysburg - Taneytown Road close to the Round Tops

Nice Large Fragment from a Hotchkiss Shell

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 A nice large fragment (3 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches) from a Hotchkiss shell that was found near the Taneytown Road close to the Round Tops at Gettysburg (on private property with permission).  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GRTR16

Price - $15.00

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AUGUST 25TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge / Confederate Area / Southwest of Gettysburg Hospital- The Rosensteel Collection

 Fired .44 Caliber Pistol Ball -  found by Ronald Hardman - 1958 or before  

with Copy of Original Handwritten Rosensteel Label

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 This fired .44 caliber pistol round ball was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by Ronald Hardman southwest of the hospital (Gettysburg Hospital) with the date of 1958 - I suspect that this was the date that the Rosensteels got the relics from Hardman or the Hardman family.  A copy of the original label has been preserved - a copy of this will be sent with the relic. "Southwest" of the hospital is the area that is currently occupied by the Gettysburg Recreation Park and the Colt Park neighborhood.  This area was not only occupied by Confederate forces on July 2nd and 3rd, the ground was crossed by Union soldiers on July 1st and a portion of it was use as a staging area by the III Corps before Pickett's Charge and was subsequently crossed by those units during the attack. This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired, became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  This Gettysburg artifact has wonderful provenance!  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GSWH57

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AUGUST 25TH - NEW!!!!   Gettysburg - The Lady Farm - Artillery Shell Fragment

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 This shell fragment (2 3/4 x 1 3/8 inches) was found on the Lady Farm more than twenty years ago (private property with permission).  The Lady Farm was the position of General Edward Johnson's Confederate Division during the battle and was a field hospital.  The farm was bombarded with shells that were fired from Culp's Hill, Power's Hill and probably Cemetery Hill. The fragment has been nicely cleaned  and coated.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GMLF73

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AUGUST 18TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge / Confederate Area / Southwest of Gettysburg Hospital- The Rosensteel Collection

 Piece of a Brass Sabot, Probably from a Parrott Shell -  found by Ronald Hardman - 1958 or before

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 This portion of a brass artillery shell sabot (2 5/8 inches long) was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by Ronald Hardman southwest of the hospital (Gettysburg Hospital) with the date of 1958 - I suspect that this was the date that the Rosensteels got the relics from Hardman or the Hardman family.  A copy of the original label has been preserved - a copy of this will be sent with the relic. "Southwest" of the hospital is the area that is currently occupied by the Gettysburg Recreation Park and the Colt Park neighborhood.  This area was not only occupied by Confederate forces on July 2nd and 3rd, the ground was crossed by Union soldiers on July 1st and a portion of it was use as a staging area by the III Corps before Pickett's Charge and was subsequently crossed by those units during the attack. This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired, became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GSWH71

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AUGUST 18TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge / Confederate Area / Southwest of Gettysburg Hospital- The Rosensteel Collection

 Partially Mushroomed Enfield Bullet - Earlier Find? -  found by Ronald Hardman - 1958 or before

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 This partially mushroomed Enfield with plug cavity, which has a fairly light patina which may indicate it was an earlier find, was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by Ronald Hardman southwest of the hospital (Gettysburg Hospital) with the date of 1958 - I suspect that this was the date that the Rosensteels got the relics from Hardman or the Hardman family.  A copy of the original label has been preserved - a copy of this will be sent with the relic. "Southwest" of the hospital is the area that is currently occupied by the Gettysburg Recreation Park and the Colt Park neighborhood.  This area was not only occupied by Confederate forces on July 2nd and 3rd, the ground was crossed by Union soldiers on July 1st and a portion of it was use as a staging area by the III Corps before Pickett's Charge and was subsequently crossed by those units during the attack. This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired, became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GSWH16

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AUGUST 18TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Part of the Drag from an Iron Sword Scabbard  -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946 or before

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 This portion of the drag from an iron sword scabbard (3 1/4 inches long, 1 3/4 inches across bottom) was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark - a copy will be sent with the relic.  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GYRMP69

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AUGUST 18TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Eagle Cuff Button -  found by John Cullison 1910-1950

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 This eagle cuff button (13 mm - no back mark) was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GCRWA44

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AUGUST 18TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Great Mushroomed Bullet -  found by John Cullison 1910-1950

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 This almost perfect example of a mushroomed bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GCRWA33

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AUGUST 18TH - NEW!!!!   Gettysburg - Chambersburg Pike near Herr's Ridge- Part of a Parrott Shell Fuse Adapter

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 This fuse adapter from a Parrott shell was found by a well-known local relic hunter along the Chambersburg Pike close to Herr's Ridge (on private property with permission).  Herr's Ridge was the position from which the Confederates launched attackes upon the Union positions on McPherson's and Seminary Ridge on July 1st.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GMHR01

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AUGUST 18TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Reynolds' Woods- The Rosensteel Collection

 Partially Mushroomed Fired Bullet -  found by John Cullison 1910-1950

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 This partially mushroomed fired bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at Reynolds' Woods between 1910 and 1950 and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GRRWC05

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AUGUST 18TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - XII Corps Hospital - George Bushman Farm

 Nice Soldier Carved Bullet - Possibly Intended to be a Phallus -  found by Eddie Miller

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 An interesting carved bullet (it looks like it may have been intended to represent a phallus) that was found by well-known Gettysburg relic hunter Eddie Miller at the site of the XII Corps Hospital on the George Bushmann Farm.   The Bushman Farm was located southwest of the Round Tops on what is now Hospital Road. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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AUGUST 18TH - NEW!!!!   Gettysburg - The Lady Farm - Enfield Musket Butt Plate

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 This butt plate from an Enfield musket, which has been bent, perhaps as a result of battle damage, was found on the Lady Farm more than twenty years ago (private property with permission).  The Lady Farm was the position of General Edward Johnson's Confederate Division during the battle and was a field hospital.  The farm was bombarded with shells that were fired from Culp's Hill, Power's Hill and probably Cemetery Hill.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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AUGUST 18TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    .69 Caliber Round Ball with Mold Line  -  found by Lawrence Monroe in or before 1946

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 This .69 caliber round ball with mold line was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark - a copy will be sent with the relic.  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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AUGUST 18TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Mummasburg Road just Beyond Oak Hill

Large Fragment from a Schenkl Shell

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 A nice large fragment (3 1/2 x 2 inches) from a Schenkl artillery shell that was found close to the Mummasburg Road just beyond Oak Hill at Gettysburg (on private property with permission). The first elements of Ewell's II Corps arrived on the Gettysburg battlefield on July 1st at Oak Hill - no doubt, the shell from which this fragment came was fired at those Confederate soldiers.  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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AUGUST 18TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Rosensteel Collection

    Fired Washington Arsenal Bullet with Ram Rod Mark - found by John Cullison - 1910-1950

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 This fired Washington Arsenal bullet with ram rod mark on the nose was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This bullet was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact has wonderful provenance! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GCRG52

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AUGUST 4TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Reynolds' Woods- The Rosensteel Collection

 Fired Gardner Bullet -  found by John Cullison

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 This fired Gardner bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at Reynolds' Woods between 1910 and 1950 and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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AUGUST 4TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Type I William's Cleaner Bullet  -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946 - includes a Copy of the Original Rosensteel Label

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 This Type I William's Cleaner bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark - a copy will be sent with the relic.  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GYRMP122

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AUGUST 4TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Pulled / Misfired .69 Caliber Round Ball -  found by John Cullison

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 This pulled / misfired .69 caliber round ball was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GCRWA61

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AUGUST 4TH - NEW!!!!   Gettysburg - Chambersburg Pike near Herr's Ridge- Friction Primer

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 This friction primer was found by a well-known local relic hunter along the Chambersburg Pike close to Herr's Ridge (on private property with permission).  I would guess, based upon the location of the find, that it is Confederate.  It looks like it may have been ovecleaned a bit.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GMHR11

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AUGUST 4TH - NEW!!!!   Gettysburg - The Lady Farm - Large Fragment from the Nose of a Parrott Shell

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 This large fragment (3 1/2 x 2 inches) from the nose of a Parrott shell (with fuse threads) was found on the Lady Farm more than twenty years ago (private property with permission).  The Lady Farm was the position of General Edward Johnson's Confederate Division during the battle and was a field hospital.  The farm was bombarded with shells that were fired from Culp's Hill, Power's Hill and probably Cemetery Hill. The fragment has been nicely cleaned  and coated.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GMLF72

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JULY 21ST - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Dropped Confederate .58 Caliber Gardner Bullet - Possibly Carved -  found by John Cullison

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 This dropped Gardner bullet, which has a smooth section on the side that may indicate it was soldier carved, was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GCRWA42

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JULY 21ST - NEW!!!!   Gettysburg - The Lady Farm - Blown Artillery Shell Fuse

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 This blown artillery shell fuse was found on the Lady Farm more than twenty years ago (private property with permission).  The Lady Farm was the position of General Edward Johnson's Confederate Division during the battle and was a field hospital.  The farm was bombarded with shells that were fired from Culp's Hill, Power's Hill and probably Cemetery Hill. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GMLF70

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JULY 21ST - NEW!!!!   Gettysburg - Chambersburg Pike near Herr's Ridge- Canister Ball

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 This canister ball (1 inch diameter) was found by a local relic hunter along the Chambersburg Pike close to Herr's Ridge (on private property with permission).  It has been nicely cleaned and coated.  I   will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GMHR05

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JULY 21ST - NEW!!!  Gettysburg - II Corps Hospital - Jacob Schwartz Farm

 Nice Soldier Carved Bullet -  found by Eddie Miller

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 A carved bullet that was found by well-known Gettysburg relic hunter Eddie Miller at the site of the II Corps Hospital on the Jacob Schwartz Farm.   The Schwartz Farm was located southwest of the Round Tops on what is now Hospital Road. This was the largest and most famous of the hospitals that was established after the battle.  I relic hunted on the Schwartz Farm myself at one time - the original Civil War barn that housed the Confederate wounded was still on the site.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GMHS11

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JULY 21ST - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Reynolds' Woods- The Rosensteel Collection

 Part of an Enfield Musket Butt Plate -  found by John Cullison

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 This part from the tang of a brass Enfield musket butt plate (2 1/8 inches long), which has been bent flat, was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at Reynolds' Woods between 1910 and 1950 and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JULY 21ST - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Rosensteel Collection

    Fired Bullet - Early Pick Up - found by John Cullison

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 This fired bullet, which has basically no patina meaning that it was probably a fairly early pick up, was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This bullet was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact has wonderful provenance! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JULY 21ST - NEW!!!   Gettysburg - Taneytown Road close to the Round Tops

Nice Large Shell Fragment

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 A nice long fragment (4 x 2 inches) from a 3 inch shell that was found near the Taneytown Road close to the Round Tops at Gettysburg (on private property with permission).  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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JULY 7TH - NEW!!!!   Gettysburg - The Lady Farm - Fuse from a Hotchkiss Shell

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 This fuse from a Hotchkiss shell was found on the Lady Farm more than twenty years ago (private property with permission).  The Lady Farm was the position of General Edward Johnson's Confederate Division during the battle and was a field hospital.  The farm was bombarded with shells that were fired from Culp's Hill, Power's Hill and probably Cemetery Hill. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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JULY 7TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Wonderful Mushroomed Bullet -  found by John Cullison

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 This really great example of a mushroomed fired bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JULY 7TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Dropped .69 Caliber Bullet -  found by John Cullison

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 This dropped .69 caliber bullet with plug cavity was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JULY 7TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Rosensteel Collection

    Fired Gardner Bullet found by John Cullison

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 This fired Gardner bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This bullet was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact has wonderful provenance! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JULY 7TH - NEW!!!!   Gettysburg - Chambersburg Pike near Herr's Ridge- Fired .69 Caliber Bullet

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 This fired .69 caliber bullet was found by a local relic hunter along the Chambersburg Pike close to Herr's Ridge (on private property with permission).  I   will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JULY 7TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Barlow's Knoll - Fired Bullet

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 This fired .58 caliber bullet was found on farmland adjoining the Gettysburg National Military Park just north of Barlow's Knoll by a well known Gettysburg relic hunter about ten years ago (on private property with permission). Barlow's Knoll was the position held by the XI Corps on the extreme right of the Union Line on July 1st. The position was eventually overwhelmed by the attack of Jubal Early's Division and its collapse forced the entire Union line to withdraw. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JULY 7TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Mummasburg Road just Beyond Oak Hill

Long Artillery Shell Fragment

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 A long fragment (3 3/4 x  1 1/8 inches) that was found close to the Mummasburg Road just beyond Oak Hill at Gettysburg (on private property with permission). The first elements of Ewell's II Corps arrived on the Gettysburg battlefield on July 1st at Oak Hill - no doubt, the shell from which this fragment came was fired at those Confederate soldiers.  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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JULY 7TH - NEW!!!   Gettysburg - First Day's Battle - Herr's Ridge

Nice Fragment from a 12 Pound Spherical Shell

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 This fragment from a 12 pound spherical shell  (3 x 2 inches) was found near Herr's Ridge on the First Day's battlefield at Gettysburg (on private property with permission).  Herr's Ridge was occupied by the main Confederate line that faced the Union position on McPherson's Ridge on July 1st, 1863.  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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JUNE 23RD - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Barlow's Knoll - Confederate .58 Caliber Georgia Troops Bullet

Gordon's Brigade 

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 This dropped .58 caliber Georgia troops bullet with teat cavity was found on farmland adjoining the Gettysburg National Military Park just north of Barlow's Knoll by a well known Gettysburg relic hunter about ten years ago (on private property with permission). It is almost a certainty that this bullet was dropped by a soldier in one of Gordon's Georgia regiments as they crossed over this ground to attack Barlow's Knoll.  Barlow's Knoll was the position held by the XI Corps on the extreme right of the Union Line on July 1st. The position was eventually overwhelmed by the attack of Jubal Early's Division and its collapse forced the entire Union line to withdraw. This is a great bullet because the provenance can be tied to a specific brigade - it is also the last one from Barlow's Knoll that I have!  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 23RD - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Fired Bullet with Light Ram Rod Mark-  found by John Cullison

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 This fired bullet with light ram rod mark on the nose was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 23RD - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - III Corps Hospital - Schwartz Farm

 Soldier Carved Sharps Bullet -  found by Eddie Miller

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 A carved Sharps bullet that was found by well-known Gettysburg relic hunter Eddie Miller at the site of the II Corps Hospital on the Jacob Schwartz Farm.   The Schwartz Farm was located southwest of the Round Tops on what is now Hospital Road. This was the largest and most famous of the hospitals that was established after the battle.  I relic hunted on the Schwartz Farm myself at one time - the original Civil War barn that housed the Confederate wounded was still on the site.  Apparently, the Third Corps Hospital was on the ridge that parallels the road that leads up to the farm and extended onto the next property.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 23RD - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Confederate Iron Case Shot  -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This 3/4 inch diameter iron case shot was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 23RD - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Rosensteel Collection

    Fired Partially Mushroomed Bullet found by John Cullison

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 This partially mushroomed fired bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This bullet was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact has wonderful provenance! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 23RD - NEW!!!   Gettysburg - First Day's Battle - Herr's Ridge

Nice Fragment from a 12 Pound Spherical Shell

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 This fragment from a 12 pound spherical shell  (3 1/8 x 2 inches) was found near Herr's Ridge on the First Day's battlefield at Gettysburg (on private property with permission).  Herr's Ridge was occupied by the main Confederate line that faced the Union position on McPherson's Ridge on July 1st, 1863.  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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JUNE 23RD - NEW!!!   Gettysburg - Taneytown Road close to the Round Tops

Nice Shell Fragment

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 A nice fragment (3 x 1 5/8 inches) that was found near the Taneytown Road close to the Round Tops at Gettysburg (on private property with permission).  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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JUNE 23RD - NEW!!!!   Gettysburg - The Chambersburg Pike - West of Gettysburg Near Cashtown

.58 Caliber Gardner Bullet with Deep Cavity

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This dropped .58 caliber Gardner bullet appears to have a slightly deeper cavity than normal.  It was found by a Gettysburg area relic hunter just off the Chambersburg Road between McKnightstown and Cashtown in the early 2000s (on private property with permission). The specific area where the bullet was found has turned up numerous Confederate buttons over the years. The Confederate I and III Corps approached the Gettysburg Battlefield on July 1st along the Chambersburg Pike.  I will e-mail a letter with the specific provenance information.
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JUNE 15TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Crude Musket Nipple Protector?  Unusual  -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This is a very unusual lead item.  My first impression was that it was a crude musket nipple protector, but someone else suggested that it was actually an Enfield bullet fired from a large caliber gun such as a shotgun.  Definitely odd.  It was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GYRMP41

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JUNE 15TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Barlow's Knoll - Nice High Impact Fired Bullet

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 This fired high impact .58 bullet was found on farmland adjoining the Gettysburg National Military Park just north of Barlow's Knoll by a well known Gettysburg relic hunter about ten years ago (on private property with permission). Barlow's Knoll was the position held by the XI Corps on the extreme right of the Union Line on July 1st. The position was eventually overwhelmed by the attack of Jubal Early's Division and its collapse forced the entire Union line to withdraw. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 15TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Fired Bullet -  found by John Cullison

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 This fired bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 15TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Dropped .58 Caliber Bullet -  found by John Cullison

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 This dropped bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 15TH - NEW!!!  Gettysburg - II Corps Hospital - Jacob Schwartz Farm

 Nice Soldier Carved Bullet -  found by Eddie Miller

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 A nicely carved bullet, which was probably intended to be a chess piece, that was found by well-known Gettysburg relic hunter Eddie Miller at the site of the II Corps Hospital on the Jacob Schwartz Farm.   The Schwartz Farm was located southwest of the Round Tops on what is now Hospital Road. This was the largest and most famous of the hospitals that was established after the battle.  I relic hunted on the Schwartz Farm myself at one time - the original Civil War barn that housed the Confederate wounded was still on the site.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GMHS16

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JUNE 15TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Rosensteel Collection

    Fired Bullet found by John Cullison

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 This fired bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This bullet was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact has wonderful provenance! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 15TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    .44 Caliber Pistol Ball  -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This .44 caliber pistol ball, which was probably fired, was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GYRMP51

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JUNE 15TH - NEW!!!!!    Gettysburg - Emmitsburg Road - Just South of Confederate Position on July 2nd / Law's Brigade

South Cavalry Field - Sharps Bullet

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A Sharps rifle or carbine bullet that was found just off the Emmitsburg Road on property that borders the southern part of the National Battlefield Park in the area where Law's Brigade was located when the attack on the afternoon of July 2nd began. This is also where the South Cavalry battle was fought on July 3rd which included Farnsworth's famous but doomed charge on the Confederate right.  It was found by a well-known local relic hunter (private property, with permission). I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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JUNE 15TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Mummasburg Road just Beyond Oak Hill

Artillery Shell Fragment

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 A nice fragment (3 x 2 inches) that was found close to the Mummasburg Road just beyond Oak Hill at Gettysburg (on private property with permission). The first elements of Ewell's II Corps arrived on the Gettysburg battlefield on July 1st at Oak Hill - no doubt, the shell from which this fragment came was fired at those Confederate soldiers.  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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JUNE 15TH - NEW!!!!  Gettysburg - Fairfield - Confederate Retreat Route

Large Artillery Shell Fragment

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 A nice sized shell fragment (3 1/4 x 2 inches) that was found just east of the village of Fairfield along the Confederate retreat route from Gettysburg (on private property with permission).  Fairfield lies 8 miles west of Gettysburg and was also the scene of a sharp cavalry fight.   The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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JUNE 15TH - NEW!!!!   The Confederate Retreat from Gettysburg - The Battle of Funkstown

Fired Bullet 

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 This fired bullet with interesting impact mark on the nose was found near the Confederate position at Funkstown, Maryland at some point during the last ten years.  The Battle at Funkstown (July 10, 1863) began as a cavalry fight as Buford's cavalry divison probed J.E.B. Stuart's defensive line that was covering Lee's retreating army but eventually evolved into an infantry fight between the Vermont Brigade and Anderson's Confederate brigade which ended with 479 casualties. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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JUNE 15TH - NEW!!!!  Gettysburg - Reynolds' Avenue / McPherson's Ridge - The John Geiselman Collection

  Remains of a Pewter Spoon

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This portion of a pewter spoon (3 1/4 inches long) was a part of the famous Geiselman Collection and was identified as having been found on Reynolds' Avenue which runs along the eastern slope of McPherson's Ridge. Geiselman began his collection of Gettysburg artifacts when he was a boy in the 1920s and had access to almost all of the prominent Gettysburg battlefield collections. He was meticulous in his relic identification and the collection, which was displayed for years in the Geiselman Country Store Museum, was carefully archived.  McPherson's Ridge is where the first major action of teh Battle of Gettysburg began and witnessed fierce fighting throughout the morning of July 1st. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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JUNE 9TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Barlow's Knoll - Dropped Gardner Bullet

 Gordon's Brigade

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 This dropped .58 caliber Gardner bullet was found on farmland adjoining the Gettysburg National Military Park just north of Barlow's Knoll by a well known Gettysburg relic hunter about ten years ago (on private property with permission). This bullet was likely dropped by one of the soldiers of Gordon's brigade as they passed over this ground during their attack on Barlow's Knoll.  Barlow's Knoll was the position held by the XI Corps on the extreme right of the Union Line on July 1st. The position was eventually overwhelmed by the attack of Jubal Early's Division and its collapse forced the entire Union line to withdraw. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 9TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Musical Instrument Piece - Possibly a Bugle -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 My first thought when I saw this 2 1/2 long brass piece I thought it was a bayonet scabbard tip.  But, it is too round and even on both ends (like a tube) and it was in a group with another piece (currently on the site) that I am almost certain was from a musical instrument, probably a bugle, so I think this piece is as well.  It was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 9TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Fired Bullet  -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This fired bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 9TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Fired Bullet -  found by John Cullison

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 This fired bullet, which has a slightly irregular patina indicating that it might be a relatively early find, was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 9TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - XII Corps Hospital - George Bushman Farm

 Nice Soldier Carved Bullet - Game Piece -  found by Eddie Miller

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 An interesting carved bullet (probably intended to be a game piece) that was found by well-known Gettysburg relic hunter Eddie Miller at the site of the XII Corps Hospital on the George Bushmann Farm.   The Bushman Farm was located southwest of the Round Tops on what is now Hospital Road. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 9TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Confederate Iron Case Shot with Sprue found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This 3/4 inch diameter Confederate iron case shot with prominent sprue was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield!  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 9TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Type I William's Cleaner Bullet  -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This Type I William's Cleaner bullet, which has almost no patina, has big slashes in it - these could have been done by a soldier, but I think that it is more likely that it was caused by a plow.  It was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 9TH - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Rosensteel Collection

    Fired Bullet with Ram Rod Mark - found by John Cullison

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 This fired bullet (which seems to have tumbled and struck towards the back) has a light ram rod impression on the nose.  It was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This bullet was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact has wonderful provenance! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 9TH - NEW!!!   Gettysburg - Taneytown Road close to the Round Tops

Nice Fragment from a 12 Pound Spherical Shell

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 A nice sized fragment (3 1/4 x 2 3/8 inches) from a 12 pound spherical artillery shell hat was found near the Taneytown Road close to the Round Tops at Gettysburg (on private property with permission).  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GRTR04

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JUNE 9TH - NEW!!!   Gettysburg - First Day's Battle - Herr's Ridge

Fragment from a 12 Pound Spherical Shell with part of Fuse Hole

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 This fragment from a speherical shell (2 7/8 x 1 1/2 inches) from the area of the fuse hole was found near Herr's Ridge on the First Day's battlefield at Gettysburg (on private property with permission).  Herr's Ridge was occupied by the main Confederate line that faced the Union position on McPherson's Ridge on July 1st, 1863.  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GRCP12

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                 JUNE 9TH - NEW!!!!   Gettysburg - Pumping Station Road behind Seminary Ridge

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 A fragment (3  x 2 1/4 inches) from a 12 pound spherical shell that was found close to Pumping Station Road just behind the Confederate position on Seminary Ridge (near the Eisenhower Farm) at Gettysburg (on private property with permission). This area of Seminary Ridge was occupied by Longstreet's Corps on July 2nd and 3rd.  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GRPS06

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JUNE 9TH - NEW!!!!   The Confederate Retreat from Gettysburg - The Battle of Funkstown

Partially Mushroomed Fired Bullet 

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 This partially mushroomed fired bullet was found near the Confederate position at Funkstown, Maryland at some point during the last ten years.  The Battle at Funkstown (July 10, 1863) began as a cavalry fight as Buford's cavalry divison probed J.E.B. Stuart's defensive line that was covering Lee's retreating army but eventually evolved into an infantry fight between the Vermont Brigade and Anderson's Confederate brigade which ended with 479 casualties. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GFUN02

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JUNE 9TH - NEW!!!!  Gettysburg - Reynolds' Avenue / McPherson's Ridge - The John Geiselman Collection

  Nice Pewter Spoon Bowl

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This pewter spoon bowl (3 inches long) was a part of the famous Geiselman Collection and was identified as having been found on Reynolds' Avenue which runs along the eastern slope of McPherson's Ridge. Geiselman began his collection of Gettysburg artifacts when he was a boy in the 1920s and had access to almost all of the prominent Gettysburg battlefield collections. He was meticulous in his relic identification and the collection, which was displayed for years in the Geiselman Country Store Museum, was carefully archived.  McPherson's Ridge is where the first major action of teh Battle of Gettysburg began and witnessed fierce fighting throughout the morning of July 1st. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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JUNE 2ND - NEW!!!  Gettysburg - Little Round Top - The John Geiselman Collection

Schenkl Fuse Adapter Base

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This base section from a Schenkl artillery shell fuse adapter was a part of the famous Geiselman Collection and was identified as having been found at Little Round Top. I had been keeping this relic for my collection, but have decided to sell it.  Geiselman began his collection of Gettysburg artifacts when he was a boy in the 1920s and had access to almost all of the prominent Gettysburg battlefield collections. He was meticulous in his relic identification and the collection, which was displayed for years in the Geiselman Country Store Museum, was carefully archived. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GGL21

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JUNE 2ND - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Fired Bullet with Great Ram Rod Impression -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This fired bullet was obviously rammed into the barrel, probably on the heat of battle.  It was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GYRMP45

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JUNE 2ND - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Fired Washington Arsenal Bullet - Light Ram Rod Impression -  found by John Cullison

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 This fired Washington Arsenal bullet, which appears to have a very light ram rod impression around the nose, was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GCRWA02

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JUNE 2ND - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Confederate Iron Artillery Shell Case Shot with Large Sprue -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This Confederate iron case shot (just over 1/2 inch diameter) with nice large sprue was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GYRMP60

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JUNE 2ND - NEW!!! - Gettysburg - VI Corps Hospital - John Trostle Farm

 Soldier Carved Bullet - Musket Nipple Protector -  found by Eddie Miller

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 A carved musket nipple protector that was found by well-known Gettysburg relic hunter Eddie Miller at the site of the VI Corps Hospital on the John Trostle Farm.   The Trostle Farm was located west of the Round Tops on Goulden Road. Soldiers from the II, III and V Corps were also treated here.  Relics from this hospital site are often more difficult to find than some of the other Union hospital sites.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GMHS13

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    Large Iron Buckle -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This large iron buckle (2 3/4 x 1 3/4 inches) was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GYRMP58

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Gettysburg - Barlow's Knoll - Great High Impact Fired Bullet

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 This fired high impact .58 bullet (it looks like a little of the bullet was actually ripped off from impact) was found on farmland adjoining the Gettysburg National Military Park just north of Barlow's Knoll by a well known Gettysburg relic hunter about ten years ago (on private property with permission). Barlow's Knoll was the position held by the XI Corps on the extreme right of the Union Line on July 1st. The position was eventually overwhelmed by the attack of Jubal Early's Division and its collapse forced the entire Union line to withdraw. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - Barlow's Knoll - Dropped .58 Caliber Bullet

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 This dropped .58 caliber bullet was found on farmland adjoining the Gettysburg National Military Park just north of Barlow's Knoll by a well known Gettysburg relic hunter about ten years ago (on private property with permission). Barlow's Knoll was the position held by the XI Corps on the extreme right of the Union Line on July 1st. The position was eventually overwhelmed by the attack of Jubal Early's Division and its collapse forced the entire Union line to withdraw. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - Barlow's Knoll - Fired .58 Caliber Bullet

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 This fired .58 caliber bullet was found on farmland adjoining the Gettysburg National Military Park just north of Barlow's Knoll by a well known Gettysburg relic hunter about ten years ago (on private property with permission). Barlow's Knoll was the position held by the XI Corps on the extreme right of the Union Line on July 1st. The position was eventually overwhelmed by the attack of Jubal Early's Division and its collapse forced the entire Union line to withdraw. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Confederate Iron Artillery Shell Case Shot -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This Confederate iron case shot (3/4 inch diameter) was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - The Rosensteel Collection

    Fired Bullet found by John Cullison

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 This fired bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This bullet was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact has wonderful provenance! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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JUNE 2ND - NEW!!!!   Gettysburg - The Lady Farm - Nice Fragment from a 12 Pound Spherical Shell

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 This fragment from a 12 pound spherical shell (2 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches) was found on the Lady Farm more than twenty years ago (private property with permission).  The Lady Farm was the position of General Edward Johnson's Confederate Division during the battle and was a field hospital.  The farm was bombarded with shells that were fired from Culp's Hill, Power's Hill and probably Cemetery Hill.   The fragment has been cleaned and coated with a light sealant.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Gettysburg - Mummasburg Road just Beyond Oak Hill

Fragment from a 12 Pound Spherical Shell

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 A nice fragment from a 12 pound spherical shell (3 x 2 inches) that was found close to the Mummasburg Road just beyond Oak Hill at Gettysburg (on private property with permission). The first elements of Ewell's II Corps arrived on the Gettysburg battlefield on July 1st at Oak Hill - no doubt, the shell from which this fragment came was fired at those Confederate soldiers.  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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    Brass Buckle - Nice Patina! -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This brass strap buckle (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches) was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! The buckle is a little bent. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GYRMP48

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Gettysburg - Barlow's Knoll -  .69 Caliber Round Ball

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 This .69 caliber round ball with digger's "33" mark was found on farmland adjoining the Gettysburg National Military Park just north of Barlow's Knoll by a well known Gettysburg relic hunter about ten years ago (on private property with permission). Barlow's Knoll was the position held by the XI Corps on the extreme right of the Union Line on July 1st. The position was eventually overwhelmed by the attack of Jubal Early's Division and its collapse forced the entire Union line to withdraw. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    .44 Caliber Pistol Ball -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This .44 caliber pistol ball was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GYRMP50

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Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Knapsack Hook -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This knapsack hook was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GYRMP46

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Gettysburg - II Corps Hospital - Jacob Schwartz Farm

 Soldier Carved Bullet - Game Piece -  found by Eddie Miller

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 A nice carved bullet that was found by well-known Gettysburg relic hunter Eddie Miller at the site of the II Corps Hospital on the Jacob Schwartz Farm.   The Schwartz Farm was located southwest of the Round Tops on what is now Hospital Road. This was the largest and most famous of the hospitals that was established after the battle.  I relic hunted on the Schwartz Farm myself at one time - the original Civil War barn that housed the Confederate wounded was still on the site.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - First Day's Battle - Herr's Ridge

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 This large fragment (3 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches) of a 3 inch shell was found near Herr's Ridge on the First Day's battlefield at Gettysburg (on private property with permission).  Herr's Ridge was occupied by the main Confederate line that faced the Union position on McPherson's Ridge on July 1st, 1863.  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Gettysburg - Mummasburg Road just Beyond Oak Hill

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 A fragment from a 12 pound spherical shell (2 1/4 x 2 inches) that was found close to the Mummasburg Road just beyond Oak Hill at Gettysburg (on private property with permission). The first elements of Ewell's II Corps arrived on the Gettysburg battlefield on July 1st at Oak Hill - no doubt, the shell from which this fragment came was fired at those Confederate soldiers.  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GRMR09

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Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Interesting Unknown Brass Item -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 An unusual thin brass item (1 7/8 inch diameter) that may have been the top from some kind of staff or baton?  I really don't know on this one - it is an interesting piece.  It was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! The buckle has been bent and has a small crack. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GYRMP32

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Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Dropped .58 Caliber Bullet found by John Cullison

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 This dropped bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield!  There is a small mark in the side of the bullet that appears to have been made after the war.    I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Fired Bullet found by John Cullison

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 This fired bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield!  There is a small mark in the side of the bullet that appears to have been made after the war.    I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

 Fired .69 Caliber Round Ball - Probably and Early Recovery - found by John Cullison

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 This fired round ball, which has very little patina indicating that it may be an early recovery, was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield!  There is a small mark in the side of the bullet that appears to have been made after the war.    I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - The Rosensteel Collection

    Great High Impact Fired Bullet found by John Cullison

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 This great example of a high impact fired bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This bullet was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact has wonderful provenance! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - The East Cavalry Field - The John Geiselman Collection

Colt Revolver Bullet

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This fired Colt revolver bullet was a part of the famous Geiselman Collection and was identified as having been found on the East Cavalry Field. Geiselman began his collection of Gettysburg artifacts when he was a boy in the 1920s and had access to almost all of the prominent Gettysburg battlefield collections. He was meticulous in his relic identification and the collection, which was displayed for years in the Geiselman Country Store Museum, was carefully archived. The fight at the East Cavalry Field was an important part of Gettysburg's 3rd day as Stuart's Confederate Cavalry was prevented from getting behind the Union lines during Pickett's Charge. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Gettysburg - Hanover Road near the East Cavalry Field

Fragment from a 12 Pound Spherical Shell

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 A fragment (2 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches) of a 12 pound spherical shell that was found close to the Hanover Road near the East Cavalry Field at Gettysburg (on private property with permission). The East Cavalry Field was the site of the famous cavalry battle that took place on the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg.  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Brass Buckle -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This larger brass buckle (1 7/8 x 1 1/8 inches - not as large as a waist belt buckle but certainly larger than a standard accoutrement buckle) was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! The buckle has been bent and has a small crack. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Musical Instrument Piece - Possibly a Bugle -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This I am pretty certain that this curved piece of brass (2 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches) was once a part of a musical instrument, possible a bugle, which I think is very cool.  It was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Confederate Lead Side Loader Plug from an Artillery Shell -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This lead plug (3/4 inch diameter) was used to plug the hole in the side of a Confederate 12 pound spherical shell that was used to load the case shot.  It was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

Dropped .58 Caliber Bullet found by John Cullison

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 This dropped .58 caliber bullet was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield!  There is a small mark in the side of the bullet that appears to have been made after the war.    I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - Barlow's Knoll - Fired High Impact Bullet

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 This fired high impact .58 caliber bullet was found on farmland adjoining the Gettysburg National Military Park just north of Barlow's Knoll by a well known Gettysburg relic hunter about ten years ago (on private property with permission). Barlow's Knoll was the position held by the XI Corps on the extreme right of the Union Line on July 1st. The position was eventually overwhelmed by the attack of Jubal Early's Division and its collapse forced the entire Union line to withdraw. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - The Wheatfield - The Rosensteel Collection

Carved .69 Caliber Round Ball found by John Cullison

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 This round ball, which has one flattened side that appears to have been carved, was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at the Wheatfield and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield!  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Confederate Iron Artillery Shell Case Shot -  found by Lawrence Monroe in 1946

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 This Confederate iron case shot (3/4 inch diameter) was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was with a group that was identified with an old paper label that indicated that they were found by "Monroe" (almost certainly a reference to Lawrence Monroe) in 1946 at "Pickett's Charge".  The original label must have been on dark or browned paper - all that has been retained is a photocopy of that label which has come out dark (not included with the relic, but I can email the image above).  I have tried to lighten it a bit in the photograph above.  This is the first time that this relic has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by Lawrence Monroe), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the Lawrence Monroe collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - Hanover Road near the East Cavalry Field

Large Artillery Shell Fragment

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 A nice sized heavy fragment (3 1/2 x 3 1/4 inches) that was found close to the Hanover Road near the East Cavalry Field at Gettysburg (on private property with permission). The East Cavalry Field was the site of the famous cavalry battle that took place on the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg.  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Gettysburg - III Corps Hospital - Schwartz Farm

 Very Neat Soldier Carved Bullet -  found by Eddie Miller

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 A very neat carved bullet that was found by well-known Gettysburg relic hunter Eddie Miller at the site of the II Corps Hospital on the Jacob Schwartz Farm.   The Schwartz Farm was located southwest of the Round Tops on what is now Hospital Road. This was the largest and most famous of the hospitals that was established after the battle.  I relic hunted on the Schwartz Farm myself at one time - the original Civil War barn that housed the Confederate wounded was still on the site.  Apparently, the Third Corps Hospital was on the ridge that parallels the road that leads up to the farm and extended onto the next property.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Iron Case Shot found by John Cullison

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 An iron case shot (5/8 inch diameter) that was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at "Pickett's Charge" and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield!  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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         Gettysburg - Pumping Station Road behind Seminary Ridge

Artillery Shell Fragment

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 A shell fragment (2 3/4 x 2 inches) that was found close to Pumping Station Road just behind the Confederate position on Seminary Ridge (near the Eisenhower Farm) at Gettysburg (on private property with permission). This area of Seminary Ridge was occupied by Longstreet's Corps on July 2nd and 3rd.  The fragment has not been cleaned.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Gettysburg - The East Cavalry Field - The John Geiselman Collection

Large Lead Case Shot

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This lead artillery shell case shot (almost 3/4 inch diameter), which appears to be a relatively early find, was a part of the famous Geiselman Collection and was identified as having been found on the East Cavalry Field. Geiselman began his collection of Gettysburg artifacts when he was a boy in the 1920s and had access to almost all of the prominent Gettysburg battlefield collections. He was meticulous in his relic identification and the collection, which was displayed for years in the Geiselman Country Store Museum, was carefully archived. The fight at the East Cavalry Field was an important part of Gettysburg's 3rd day as Stuart's Confederate Cavalry was prevented from getting behind the Union lines during Pickett's Charge. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Gettysburg - The Rosensteel Collection

    Unusual Bullet found by John Cullison

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 This bullet is very unusual - it is either fired with a very hard impact when the bullet struck from the back first or, it was pounded this way by a soldier.  It also has an unusual hole in the cavity.  It was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This bullet was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact has wonderful provenance! I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - Emmitsburg Road - Just South of Confederate Position on July 2nd / Law's Brigade

South Cavalry Field - Dropped Sharps Bullet

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This dropped Sharps bullet was found just off the Emmitsburg Road on property that borders the southern part of the National Battlefield Park in the area where Law's Brigade was located when the attack on the afternoon of July 2nd began. This is also where the South Cavalry battle was fought on July 3rd which included Farnsworth's famous but doomed charge on the Confederate right.  It was found by a well-known local relic hunter (private property, with permission). I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Gettysburg - First Day's Field - Eagle Button

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 An eagle button (19 mm - "EXTRA QUALITY" back mark) that was found on the first day's battlefield at Gettysburg by a local relic hunter (private property with permission).   I do not have the specific recovery location.  The patina on this one is uneven.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Gettysburg - The East Cavalry Field - The John Geiselman Collection

Fragment from a 12 Pound Spherical Shell

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This nice fragment from a spherical shell (2 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches) was a part of the famous Geiselman Collection and was identified as having been found on the East Cavalry Field. Geiselman began his collection of Gettysburg artifacts when he was a boy in the 1920s and had access to almost all of the prominent Gettysburg battlefield collections. He was meticulous in his relic identification and the collection, which was displayed for years in the Geiselman Country Store Museum, was carefully archived. The fight at the East Cavalry Field was an important part of Gettysburg's 3rd day as Stuart's Confederate Cavalry was prevented from getting behind the Union lines during Pickett's Charge. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GGEC23

Price - $25.00

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Gettysburg - Pickett's Charge - The Rosensteel Collection

    Confederate Iron Case Shot found by John Cullison

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 An iron case shot (3/4 inch diameter - probably Confederate) that was once part of the famous Rosensteel Collection of Gettysburg. This specific relic was identified as having been found at "Pickett's Charge" and was part of the relic collection given to the Rosensteels by John Cullison.  This is the first time that it has ever been offered on the open public market for sale.  The Rosensteel Collection is arguably the most famous collection of Gettysburg relics that has ever existed.  John Rosensteel opened his Round Top Museum of Gettysburg artifacts in 1888.  The collection, which grew in size as a variety of local collections were acquired (including artifacts found by John Cullison), became the nucleus of the Electric Map Museum collection and ultimately the Gettysburg National Park Visitor Center collection.  You can see a 1964 advertisement for the Gettysburg National Museum (Electric Map Museum) at this link which notes that the John Cullison collection was part of the museum holdings.  This Gettysburg artifact not only has wonderful provenance but it was also found at one of the most famous locations on the battlefield!  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.                                  

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Item Number -GCRPC04

Price - $25.00

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Gettysburg - The East Cavalry Field - The John Geiselman Collection

Artillery Shell Fragment

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This fragment from a 3 inch artillery shell (1 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches) was a part of the famous Geiselman Collection and was identified as having been found on the East Cavalry Field. Geiselman began his collection of Gettysburg artifacts when he was a boy in the 1920s and had access to almost all of the prominent Gettysburg battlefield collections. He was meticulous in his relic identification and the collection, which was displayed for years in the Geiselman Country Store Museum, was carefully archived. The fight at the East Cavalry Field was an important part of Gettysburg's 3rd day as Stuart's Confederate Cavalry was prevented from getting behind the Union lines during Pickett's Charge. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GGEC24

Price - $20.00 

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Gettysburg - The East Cavalry Field - The John Geiselman Collection

Two Pieces of Hotchkiss Artillery Shell Sabot

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These two sabot pieces (2 x 1 3/8 and 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 inches) were a part of the famous Geiselman Collection and was identified as having been found on the East Cavalry Field. Geiselman began his collection of Gettysburg artifacts when he was a boy in the 1920s and had access to almost all of the prominent Gettysburg battlefield collections. He was meticulous in his relic identification and the collection, which was displayed for years in the Geiselman Country Store Museum, was carefully archived. The fight at the East Cavalry Field was an important part of Gettysburg's 3rd day as Stuart's Confederate Cavalry was prevented from getting behind the Union lines during Pickett's Charge. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GGEC10

Price - $20.00

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Gettysburg - The East Cavalry Field - The John Geiselman Collection

Artillery Shell Fragment

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This artillery shell fragment (2 1/4 x 1 3/8 inches) was a part of the famous Geiselman Collection and was identified as having been found on the East Cavalry Field. Geiselman began his collection of Gettysburg artifacts when he was a boy in the 1920s and had access to almost all of the prominent Gettysburg battlefield collections. He was meticulous in his relic identification and the collection, which was displayed for years in the Geiselman Country Store Museum, was carefully archived. The fight at the East Cavalry Field was an important part of Gettysburg's 3rd day as Stuart's Confederate Cavalry was prevented from getting behind the Union lines during Pickett's Charge. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GGEC25

Price - $28.00

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Gettysburg - The East Cavalry Field - The John Geiselman Collection

Iron Case Shot

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This iron artillery case shot (3/4 inch diameter) was a part of the famous Geiselman Collection and was identified as having been found on the East Cavalry Field. Geiselman began his collection of Gettysburg artifacts when he was a boy in the 1920s and had access to almost all of the prominent Gettysburg battlefield collections. He was meticulous in his relic identification and the collection, which was displayed for years in the Geiselman Country Store Museum, was carefully archived. The fight at the East Cavalry Field was an important part of Gettysburg's 3rd day as Stuart's Confederate Cavalry was prevented from getting behind the Union lines during Pickett's Charge. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GGEC31

Price - $20.00

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Gettysburg - The Emmitsburg Road - Dropped Bullet Found in 1932

From the Estate of a New York Soldier

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 A dropped .58 caliber bullet that came from a New York estate that was connected to Ambrose Sayles of the 121st New York Infantry.  This bullet was with a group of relics that were in a box marked simply "Emmitsburg Road 1932." My first thought was that the relics were picked up by Sayles on a return to the Gettysburg Battlefield (his regiment was present at the battle), but he died before 1932.  I am guessing that the relics were picked up by a family member who visited the battlefield.  This bullet was struck by something (probably the iron blade of a plow) at some point after the war.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GEMN13

Price - $15.00 

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Gettysburg - Reynolds' Avenue / McPherson's Ridge - The John Geiselman Collection

Pewter Spoon Bowl

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This decorated pewter spoon bowl (2 1/4 inches long) was a part of the famous Geiselman Collection and was identified as having been found on Reynolds' Avenue which runs along the eastern slope of McPherson's Ridge. Geiselman began his collection of Gettysburg artifacts when he was a boy in the 1920s and had access to almost all of the prominent Gettysburg battlefield collections. He was meticulous in his relic identification and the collection, which was displayed for years in the Geiselman Country Store Museum, was carefully archived.  McPherson's Ridge is where the first major action of teh Battle of Gettysburg began and witnessed fierce fighting throughout the morning of July 1st. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GGR16

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Large Piece of Campfire Lead

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This large piece of campfire lead (2 x 1 3/8 inches) was a part of the famous Geiselman Collection and was identified as having been found on the East Cavalry Field. Geiselman began his collection of Gettysburg artifacts when he was a boy in the 1920s and had access to almost all of the prominent Gettysburg battlefield collections. He was meticulous in his relic identification and the collection, which was displayed for years in the Geiselman Country Store Museum, was carefully archived. The fight at the East Cavalry Field was an important part of Gettysburg's 3rd day as Stuart's Confederate Cavalry was prevented from getting behind the Union lines during Pickett's Charge. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GGEC36

Price - $10.00

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Gettysburg - Small Piece of Artillery Shell Fuse - "Round Top Collection"

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  A small piece of a brass artillery shell fuse that was acquired with a group of relics that were identified as coming from a "Round Top Collection."  The relics were in old baby food jars with labels made by an old-fashioned label maker.  Certainly, the reference is being made to Little Round Top or Big Round Top.  It could also be that the reference is referring to the old "Round Top Museum" which housed the famous Rosensteel collection. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GMRT06

Price - $10.00

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Iron Grip or Support from a Wooden Pole

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This iron grip or support still retains part of the wooden pole that it was attached to.  The item is 5 3/4 inches in length (the metal grip is 3 inches).  This item may not be from the Civil War, although it does appear to have been in the ground for awhile and Geiselman's items were often early recoveries.  It was identified as having been found on the East Cavalry Field. Geiselman began his collection of Gettysburg artifacts when he was a boy in the 1920s and had access to almost all of the prominent Gettysburg battlefield collections. He was meticulous in his relic identification and the collection, which was displayed for years in the Geiselman Country Store Museum, was carefully archived. The fight at the East Cavalry Field was an important part of Gettysburg's 3rd day as Stuart's Confederate Cavalry was prevented from getting behind the Union lines during Pickett's Charge. I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GGEC03

Price - $20.00 

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Gettysburg - The Emmitsburg Road - Two .69 Caliber Round Balls Found in 1932

From the Estate of a New York Soldier

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  Two .69 caliber round balls that came from a New York estate that was connected to Ambrose Sayles of the 121st New York Infantry.  These round balls were with a group of relics that were in a box marked simply "Emmitsburg Road 1932." My first thought was that the relics were picked up by Sayles on a return to the Gettysburg Battlefield (his regiment was present at the battle), but he died before 1932.  I am guessing that the relics were picked up by a family member who visited the battlefield.  I will e-mail a letter containing the specific provenance information.

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Item Number -GEMN09

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 Gettysburg - Dropped Sharps Ringtail Bullet Found in the 1970s

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 This Sharps Ringtail bullet was found by a Gettysburg area historian and author in the 1970s on land around the Gettysburg Battlefield (on private property with permission).  The exact location of the recovery is unknown.  I will e-mail a letter with the specific provenance information.
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Item Number -GOR03

Price - $14.00

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Fired Gardner Bullet - Battle of Brinkerhoff's Ridge?

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