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Old 03-06-2017, 12:11 AM
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Default VMI cadet button today in Gettysburg. Lots more added

I went back to a spot that's produced some Confederate relics today in Gettysburg. But to my surprise I found a hollow button. Now this was in a fence line that was just cleared. I said what the heck let's check it out. Low & behold I got a buttonish signal so I dug it. Out of the plug came a button. As soon as it hit the air it split in half nothing unusual for civil war buttons. But I saw from the Moto it was Virginia. So I put it in a safe place like on the stump at the end of the field & kept hunting. I found a few things after that but knowing I'd found a Confederate button was prying on me. It was falling apart as soon as I found it & didn't want to mess with it. I cleaned it up at home & it's a VMI cadet button from Gettysburg. WOW is a I can say. I can see why this place is so beaten lol. These are the relics I found this afternoon. Thanks for looking & HH Tim.
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Old 03-06-2017, 12:22 AM
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Excellent! That's a bucket lister I don't expect to check off.

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WTG! That's a super find.

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Cool button. Excellent save.
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Old 03-08-2017, 09:17 PM
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Cool button. Excellent save.
Thanks buddy. It's in rough shape but it's identifiable.

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Old 03-08-2017, 09:27 PM
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That is a great find , congrats
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Congrats , nice save. , ,,,,,HH
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Old 03-08-2017, 10:52 PM
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Excellent! That's a bucket lister I don't expect to check off.
You never know buddy. I dated a girl from Woodstock VA once upon a time. She took me to the New Market battle field. It was a pretty cool time friend. I wasn't detecting at the time though or I'd been sniffing around for relics lol.

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Great save Digger! That's awesome!

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I got out local yesterday kind of anyway. Got a few Minie balls before dark. Thanks for looking. HH
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Congrats on the VMI button, buddy! that's a killer!
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Old 03-11-2017, 09:18 PM
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Thanks buddy. I didn't even know they were at Gettysburg. It only makes sense though. Lee would've brought everything he had.

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Great finds, Congrats!

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Great finds, Congrats!
Thanks buddy. HH

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Old 03-14-2017, 07:54 PM
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Nice job, congrats!

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Amazing piece of history right there!
Ten times cooler than an 1860's coin to be sure

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Old 03-15-2017, 02:47 PM
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Amazing piece of history right there!
Ten times cooler than an 1860's coin to be sure
I'd love to dig some 1860's coins buddy lol. I find FE & Indian cents a lot in civil war areas. Not too many silver coins though. I did dig a nice 1858 quarter a few years ago in a Confederate camp. That was a nice surprise. Thanks for checking out my thread. HH

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WOW!!!! You always knock it out of the park!! Thanks for sharing man, I always enjoy seeing your finds. CONGRATS!!!!
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Stellar find. I would be beside myself for a find like that.

Very cool, Congrats!

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