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August 10, 2012

Confederate arsenal key

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Confederate arsenal key

Brass key used at the Confederate arsenal at Milledgeville, Georgia during the Civil War. William Bircher, a musician with the 2nd Minnesota Infantry Regiment, Company K, recovered the key and brought it back with him to Minnesota.

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