History displayed through wartime memorabilia at Newcomer House

June 25, 2018

"On Saturday, the Newcomer House at Antietam National Battlefield, as part of its Porch Program Series, hosted an event styled on "Antiques Roadshow," with the public encouraged to bring in items ranging from the Civil War to the present day.

On hand to look at the artifacts was Matthew Chilton, director of firearms and militia with Cordier Auctions and Appraisals. He has more than 20 years of experience collecting military antiques, firearms and historical artifacts and has a master's degree in history from Hood College..."