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Ramrod

Object Number: 
1912.26
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 24.1 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Steel ramrod; trumpet-head; most of body broken off.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this ramrod found on the Civil War battlefield at Bull Run.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John H. Thompson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group