All artifacts in the section were recovered from The Gettysburg Battlefield before it was a National Park. Everything is 100% authentic from the area stated and is legal to own. We carry only authentic Civil War artifacts. All have been authenticated by The Gettysburg Museum of History. We offer museum documentation on all Civil War artifacts and relics sold by us. You will receive a document verifying the items authenticity. All money raised by the sale of artifacts helps to maintain the Gettysburg Museum of History. When you buy from us you are buying from one of the most trusted names in Historic artifacts.