U.S. 3-INCH HOTCHKISS BASE RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

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Item Code: R22692

Hotchkiss base was found 300 yards north of the Trostle Farm in the woods. Item shows light surface rust, pitting and dirt.

This relic was once part of the Iva Rosensteel Rider collection. Mrs. Rider is the sister of George Rosensteel, of the famed Gettysburg Rosensteel family, who held the primary collection of Gettysburg artifacts and started the Electric Map museum in Gettysburg. Eventually, it became a part of the Rider collection in Gettysburg, which remained in the family until The Horse Soldier purchased the collection in June 2016.  [sm]

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