RELIC P1853 ENFIELD NOSE CAP RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG – STANLEY WOLF COLLECTION

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Item Code: 2022-1140

Offered here is a relic recovered by Mr. Stanley Wolf. This piece came from a Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle. The brass has a nice green patina and a small portion of wood from the gun stock remains. The specific recovery location around Gettysburg is unknown, but could well have come from his own yard.

Stanley Wolf was born and raised in Gettysburg. He was a collector who lived just west of Gettysburg near Middle Creek and the Black Horse Tavern. Confederate General Longstreet’s famous “counter march” of July 2 went past his property. Mr. Wolf died in 2015 and some of the relics he found were later bought locally at Redding’s Auction.  [jet] [PH:L]

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