Bugle

Object Number: 
1922.150ab
Date: 
ca. 1860
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Part (a): 15 × 9 × 5 in. (38.1 × 22.9 × 12.7 cm) Part (b): 14 3/4 × 2 × 1 1/8 in. (37.5 × 5.1 × 2.9 cm)
Marks: 
typewritten: on tag attached to object: "Bugle [broken condition] picked / up at Fort Fisher morning after / the battle, 1865, by Aaron Conklin. / Presented by Mrs. A. Eaton, / May 27, 1922."
Description: 
Metal bugle with red patina, in two pieces.
Gallery Label: 
This bugle is said to have been picked up by Aaron Conklin at Fort Fisher on Cape Fear River, North Carolina, the morning after an 1865 Civil War battle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. A. Eaton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group