"Isaac Shelby ... collected war-related artifacts for over thirty years, including a spyglass, a saddle, and quite a few guns. Some of his relics were not traditional military objects but rendered valuable, he thought, because soldiers used them in wartime, such as a razor case and a walking cane. With this collection, he could simultaneously celebrate American independence, illustrate his involvement in great events, and teach the next generation about history."
-- Prof. Joan Cashin, "A Man and His Medal: Isaac Shelby of Kentucky," MainlyMuseums.com.
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