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Civil War battleship bell
Description 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.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 29 inches height
29 inches diameter
Nomenclature Bell (idiophone)
Subjects Other type: East India Squadron
Other type: C.S.S. Virginia
Source U.S.S. Minnesota ~ battleship
Minnesota, United States
Water Transportation
Used in Civil War
Transportation. Water
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Creation: 1856
Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 7250