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    Chicken Little was right!

    Went for a hunt along South River today and found a hot spot of iron and nails. Among the iron was this very rare lead filled Civil War rooster insignia
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    “It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies.”

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    The Seventh Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1864, was know as the roosters, and wore the rooster insignia.
    “It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by creskol View Post
    The Seventh Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1864, was know as the roosters, and wore the rooster insignia.
    Awesome finds!
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    Cool!!! Nice!!!! Congrats!!!
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    Chicken little is always rite!
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    I bet they were a cocky bunch!
    My wife does all the driving, I just hold the steering wheel.

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    That looks like a hen, not a rooster. Are there pieces broken off the head? The comb? Gary
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    Maybe it was the badge for brigades mother hen.
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    “It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by ToddsPoint View Post
    That looks like a hen, not a rooster. Are there pieces broken off the head? The comb? Gary
    Even a hen should show some sort of a comb. Still a great find though.
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    This one has some prominent tail feathers, but no comb.
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    “It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies.”

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    That is a very interesting & different find- Congrats!
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    Great ID Thats a really cool find
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    Thanks for showing the rest of us.

 

 

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