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Was a Civil War veteran's skull almost auctioned off?
Was a Civil War veteran's skull almost auctioned off?

Did a Civil War veteran's skull almost end up on someone's mantle? A Hershey, Pa., auction house had solicited bids for what it described as a neat historical artifact, but facing protest threats, Estate Auction Co. agreed to donate the remains to the federal museum at the Gettysburg battle site. "Due to an outpouring of concern from people across the nation about a planned auction of the skull of a Civil War soldier reportedly killed at Gettysburg, the soldier's remains will not be sold and have been donated to the Gettysburg Foundation," the foundation and U.S National Park Service said in a statement Tuesday. Authorities are trying to verify the claim...

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