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The brass bosses on these leatheer scraps are decorative, not functional. The leather could have come from boots, gauntlets, saddle bags or some unknown leather item. They were recovered during a 1990 survey and excavation at the Mine Creek Battlefield by Kansas Historical Society Archeologists and crew. Mine Creek Battlefield was the location where on October 25, 1864, Union and Confederate forces fought one of the largest cavalry battles in the Civil War.

Date: 1864

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Leather with Brass Bosses from the Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield, 14LN337 - 1

Item Number: 456748
Call Number: 14LN337-370
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 456748

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