JUST ADDED ON 8/6 - THE BATTLE OF GAINES' MILL - Fired .54 Caliber Sharps Bullet with Original Typed Collection Label
This fired Sharps bullet was found at the Gaines' Mill Battlefield and includes the original typed collection label. This relic was in a large Pennsylvania collection of carefully identified relics that were recovered in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Gaines' Mill was the second battle of the famous Seven Days Battles of 1862. At Gaines Mill, the Union position was eventually broken (after a Confederate attack spearheaded by Hood's Texans) but at the cost of almost 15,000 casualties on both sides. A provenance letter will be included.