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Gettysburg battlefield souvenir
Fragments retrieved from the Civil War battlefield at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in 1863 and mounted together. The fragments include a small block of finished wood, an artillery shell fragment, a section of bayonet and two Minié bullets. A faded portrait is affixed to the top of the block. A paper label on the back of the wood block reads: "WOOD from Culp's Hill. / Bayonet from Sherfy's. / Shell from Round-Top. / Union and Confederate Bullets."
Content Category: artifacts
2 inches height (overall)
3 3/4 inches width (block)
2 7/8 inches depth (block)
Found at: Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States
Source: Civil War, 1861-1865
Gettysburg (Pa.), Battle of, 1863.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Antiquities.
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Ammunition
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Bludgeons
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Relics & Curios
Use: 1863 (Used at Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863.)
Content: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
7763.2 (Accession Number)