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This rifle butt end plate was recovered from a military encampment in Crawford County. The now rusty end plate was used to protect the butt end of a gunstock. The military temporarily stationed in the area are thought to have been from Fort Scott, sent to protect nearby workers during the railroad's construction.

Date: 1870-1873

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Item Number: 527889
Call Number: 14CW340-87-1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 527889

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