Buck Lattimore of Raleigh, N.C., holding the scabbard for a sword, lets out a yell during intense bidding for a Confederate sword stamped "CS, W.J. McElroy Macon, Georgia" at an auction of items from the estate of Cotton Reynolds of Perryville, Ky., at Johnson's Properties Realtors & Auctions on Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014, in Angier, N.C.
Buck Lattimore of Raleigh, N.C., holding the scabbard for a sword, lets out a yell during intense bidding for a Confederate sword stamped "CS, W.J. McElroy Macon, Georgia" at an auction of items from the estate of Cotton Reynolds of Perryville, Ky., at Johnson's Properties Realtors & Auctions on Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014, in Angier, N.C. rwillett@newsobserver.com
Buck Lattimore of Raleigh, N.C., holding the scabbard for a sword, lets out a yell during intense bidding for a Confederate sword stamped "CS, W.J. McElroy Macon, Georgia" at an auction of items from the estate of Cotton Reynolds of Perryville, Ky., at Johnson's Properties Realtors & Auctions on Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014, in Angier, N.C. rwillett@newsobserver.com

Lifetime of Civil War treasures sold in Angier

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