Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At Devil’s Den Gettysburg Battlefield
Authentic Civil War Bullet Recovered At Devil’s Den Gettysburg Battlefield. On July 2, 1863, Smith’s Union battery used the hill to counterfire on Confederate artillery prior to McLaws’ Assault at 5:30 pm. Against Hood’s Assault that started at 4 pm, Devils Den was defended by Birney’s 1st Division as the far left position from The Peach Orchard Salient of the III Corps. The hill was captured when the “First Texas Regiment, having pressed forward to the crest of the hill and driven the enemy from his battery”, and Anderson’s Confederates used the hill for the first attack on The Wheatfield. From near the Slaughter Pen, the 40th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment forced the 2nd & 17th Georgia regiments of Benning’s Brigade to retreat to Devils Den. Genuine Gettysburg Battlefield bullet from Devil’s Den most from this area will be fired, some are dropped like shown. We will pick the best one from our inventory. All Gettysburg relics were obtained before it was national Park and are 100% legal to own. Comes museum documentation (COA). One side has the location and museum number one side is plain as shown in photo. Documented authentic bullets from Devil’s Den are rare! Very limited supply. Also see our listing for Devil’s Den bullets in collectors boxes.