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Re: Information Request - 1873 Springfield
Posted by John (S) on Friday, 29 November 2013, at 11:08 p.m., in response to Information Request - 1873 Springfield, posted by Steve on Friday, 29 November 2013, at 9:35 p.m.
No documented history on that one. Nearby numbers saw use in the Spanish American War period by units from Connecticut, Tennessee and Texas plus one U.S. Volunteer unit, so there is no way to tell where yours went, or if it stayed in a crate with 19 of its siblings safely in some stateside armory.
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