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Description A gavel made of an oak fragment from the USS Merrimac, a steam frigate nearly destroyed in 1855 but repurposed by the Confederate Navy as the ironclad CSS Virginia. The CSS Virginia was used against the USS Monitor in the Battle of Hampton Roads during the Civil War.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 1/2 inches length
3 1/2 inches height
1 3/4 inches depth
Nomenclature Hammer (tool)
Creation Used during Civil War
Source Merrimac
Subjects Used in United States
Used during Civil War
Source Merrimac
Office Equipment & Supplies. Desk Accessories. Gavels
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6076