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Civil War battleship bell
A cast brass bell from the U.S.S. Minnesota is engraved "MINNESOTA / U.S.W.N.Y. 1856". The U.S.S. Minnesota was built at the Washington Navy Yard, served in the East India Squadron, and participated in the engagement between the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia in 1862.
Content Category: artifacts
29 inches height
29 inches diameter
East India Squadron
Source: U.S.S. Minnesota ~ battleship
Minnesota, United States
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
7250 (Accession Number)