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Brick

Object Number: 
N-372
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 )
Marks: 
stamped: on top: "MALVERN HILL/JUL 1st 1862"
Description: 
Rectangular brick; top surface has molded lettering "MALVERN HILL" and date "JUL 1st 1862" with image of cannon.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
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