|Historical - United States|
|Realisation Price||420.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / Collectibles Auction - 27/07/2019 / Manuscripts / Lot 26
Confederate States of America -- Excavated Pike Head, Bridle Cutter, and Piece of Rail From a Confederate Munition Train Pike 18" long with bridle-cutter, approximately 4"; two pieces of rail, one 9" x ¾" and the other 4¾ x ¾". Mounted to board with identification tag #218 and a hand-printed note: "Confederate States of America. 1861-1865. Bridle Cutter Pike Head and piece of Rail from a Confederate Munition train traveling between Camden and Bentonville, South Carolina. Destroyed by General E.E. Potter's Raiders. U.S. Army in 1865."With. A second tag with "A.A.C." reads: " I hereby certify that the pike to which this is attached is an original Confederate arm and was excavated from the right of way of the old Wilmington & Manchester Railroad"; signed by William A. Adams, president of Atlanta Cutlery Corporation.