Brick

Brick
Title
Brick
Date 
1862
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 4 in. ( 4.4 x 21.6 x 10.2 cm )
Description 
Rectangular brick; top surface has molded lettering "MALVERN HILL" and date "JUL 1st 1862" with image of cannon.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
N-372
Marks 
stamped: on top: "MALVERN HILL/JUL 1st 1862"
Gallery Label 
The battle of Malvern Hill (Virginia) took place on July 1, 1862. The battle was a failure for the Union Army, which retreated to the Union base at Harrison's Landing.
Provenance 
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group