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Live Civil War Shells Found In Search Of Relic Hunter’s Home

Petersburg National Battlefield

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On February 10th, National Park Service rangers, Fish and Wildlife Service rangers, special agents from both agencies, and two officers from the City of Petersburg served a search warrant on a known relic hunter. Numerous items dating back to the Civil War period were found in his home, including live Civil War shells. The Virginia State Police ordnance disposal unit was contacted to handle the explosives. The case is on-going. For additional information, click on the link below.



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