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Also known as a minie ball, this type of bullet could be fired from a .58 caliber rifled musket. Invented by the Frenchman Claude Minie, the groves at the base of the lead projectile would cause the bullet to spin as it left the barrel of the weapon…

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This book looks at the American Revolution from the perspective of Social History. It chronicles the lives of everyday people who participated in this great historical event.

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Includes a steel-covered Bible and faded box. The "Protecto"-Shield New Testament Bible doubled as a Catholic prayer book and came boxed, ready to mail directly to a recipient. The front of the box/package features a red heart with "Protecto"…

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Winter Journeys in the South, published in 1916, was written by John Martin Hammond. A native Pennsylvanian, he traveled to the South’s most prominent resort cities and created this guide for Northern tourists.

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A small blown-glass vase, cobalt blue in color.

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A wooden box with metal hinges and an opening clasp. Simple wood except the top of the box has a hand-painted picture of a grayish-brown duck on a sky blue background.

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An 8 X 10 photograph of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in autumn. Tree in the foreground with red, gold, yellow, and orange leaves, with the Blue Ridge mountains in the background.

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A ceramic figurine of a young (red haired) Thomas Jefferson sitting at a desk with a feather pen in hand, writing the Declaration of Independence.

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A ceramic figurine depicting a black cat laying down with a white cat laying on top of it, both smiling.

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