Dug Civil War CS MUSKET Butt-plate Trigger Barrel Ring 1863 Siege Port Hudson LA For Sale



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Dug Civil War CS MUSKET Butt-plate Trigger Barrel Ring 1863 Siege Port Hudson LA:
$69.97

Dug Civil War MUSKET Buttplate Trigger Barrel Ring 1863 Siege of Port Hudson LA! Condition is "Used". Shipped with USPS First Class. A nice dug Civil War Confederate MUSKET Buttplate..... Trigger...... and Barrel Ring from the 1863 Siege/ Battle of Port Hudson Louisiana! Excavated back in the late 80s by my dad and a couple of his relic hunting friends! These artifacts have been in my dad's personal collection of Civil War relics he dug over the last 60 years and I hate to get rid of them but it's time to downsize his relic room! These are amazing pieces of Civil War history that will make a great display for avid collector or museum! My dad did electrolysis on the musket parts and sealed it years ago so it's display ready! All the musket parts are in great dug shape for over 140 plus years of being in the ground but please view all the photos and you be the judge of condition! All artifacts are 100% guaranteed authentic recovered on private property with land owners permission! The Siege of Port Hudson, Louisiana, (May 22 July 9, 1863) was the final engagement in the Union campaign to recapture the Mississippi River in the American Civil War. While Union General Ulysses Grant was besieging Vicksburg up river, General Nathaniel Banks was ordered to capture the lower Mississippi Confederate stronghold of Port Hudson, in order to go to Grant's aid. When his assault failed, Banks settled into a 48-day siege, the longest in US military history up to that point. A second attack also failed, and it was only after the fall of Vicksburg that the Confederate commander, General Franklin Gardner surrendered the port. The Union gained control of the river and navigation from the Gulf of Mexico through the Deep South and to the river's upper reaches.


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