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This forearm cap was excavated at Fort Zarah in 1969 by Kansas Historical Society archeologists. Forearm caps were located on that portion of the wooden stock under a gun barrel to help keep out debris. The fort was a small outpost on the Santa Fe trail in Barton County occupied from 1864 to 1869. The trading post building, where this artifact were located, burned in 1868.

Date: 1864-1868

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Item Number: 455288
Call Number: 14BT301-101
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 455288

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