A box of relics collected at the battlefield at Gettysburg.
This wooden box full of metal shrapnel and debris from Gettysburg was presented in 1885 to Major General Winfield Scott Hancock. A little more than two decades earlier, Hancock led Union troops on the battlefield in order to repel Pickett's Charge. On July 3, 1863 he was shot through the thigh. Engraved names identify where the relics were found in different areas of the battlefields of Gettysburg.