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The E-Sylum: Volume 12, Number 18, May 3, 2009, Article 21

QUERY: THE MARSHALL HOUSE TOKEN AND THE CIVIL WAR

E-Sylum subscriber Leslie Rosenbaum writes:
In April of last year you mentioned an article in the Virginia Numismatist about the 1859 Marshall House Token. Can you help me get a copy of the article?

I bought the coin (token) before I read the book (article). I had a chance to purchase an 1859 Marshall House token, so I did. I don't collect tokens but since I live in Alexandria, Virginia, and am interested in the Civil War, I definitely had a bingo! Ellsworth, Jackson, the Marshall House and a token, wow! The possibility of owning a tangible piece of history was overwhelming.

Now, I would like the information to go with the token to make it an even more meaningful historical experience. Although I collect coins, they are really pieces of history to me, more than anything else.


Marshall House token


The article, The Marshall House Token and the Civil War was written by Bill Eckberg, who kindly forwarded a .pdf copy to Leslie at my request. Thanks! -Editor


To read the earlier E-Sylum article, see: WAYNE'S NUMISMATIC DIARY APRIL 8, 2008 (http://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v11n15a16.html)



Wayne Homren, Editor

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