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JUST ADDED ON 9/19 - THE BATTLE OF SPOTSYLVANIA - Sword Belt or Musket Sling Hook with Leather Still Attached

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A sword belt or musket sling hook which still has a piece of the leather belt attached that was recovered at the site of the Battle of Spotsylvania. The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, fought from May 8th to May 21st, 1864, was the second major battle of Grant’s Overland Campaign. After the Battle of the Wilderness, the two armies raced to control the important junction at Spotsylvania.Lee’s Army arrived first and entrenched, forcing Grant to attack over the course of several days – the cost was another 31,000 combined casualties. A provenance letter will be included.

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