Wood fragment from the flag staff at Fort Sumter
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 1.3 x 0.6 cm )
Relic wood from the flag staff at Fort Sumter; rectangular sliver of wood in envelope with inscription.
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
written: on envelope; "from the/ Flag Staff / Fort Sumpter (sic)"
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