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Bugle

Bugle
Title
Bugle
Date 
ca. 1860
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
a: 15 x 9 x 5 in. ( 38.1 x 22.9 x 12.7 cm ) b: 14 3/4 x 2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 37.5 x 5.1 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Metal bugle with red patina, in two pieces.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. A. Eaton
Object Number 
1922.150ab
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."
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group