U.S. ARTILLERY FRICTION PRIMER – RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

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Friction primer was found east of the stone wall at the Wheatfield on the Gettysburg battlefield by local resident John Cullison, who excavated relics on the field from 1935-1959. Cullison sold his collection to the famed Gettysburg Rosensteel family, who held the primary collection of Gettysburg artifacts.  [sm]

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