JUST ADDED ON 3/7 - BATTERY ROBINETT - CORINTH - RARE LOCATION - Fired Pistol Ball and Camp Lead
Battery Robinett, a famous Civil War location in Northern Mississippi, is a rare place to get artifacts from. I have actually never had any before now. These relics, a fired pistol ball and five pieces of camp lead (often excess lead from the process of making bullets), were recovered in 1979 before the area where the fort is located became a historical site / park. Battery Robinett was one of the forts built by the Union Army in 1862 after it occupied Corinth. It was the scene of a most intense fighting of the siege of Corinth when Confederates attacked the location, hand to hand fighting ensued before the Confederates were forced to retreat. A famous early war photo of dead Confederate soldiers in front of the fort was taken here. A provenance letter will be included.