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This serving fork was recovered during the 1990 survey and excavation at the Mine Creek Battlefield by Kansas Historical Society archeologists and crew. The fork has two tines and a portion of the tang. The fork was cleaned by electrolysis which passes an electrical current through a liquid solution to separate the rust from the artifact. The site 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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Fork from the Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield, 14LN337 - 1

Item Number: 457630
Call Number: 14LN337-12
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457630

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