Wood fragment from the flag staff at Fort Sumter

Wood fragment from the flag staff at Fort Sumter
Title
Wood fragment from the flag staff at Fort Sumter
Date 
ca. 1861
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 1.3 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Relic wood from the flag staff at Fort Sumter; rectangular sliver of wood in envelope with inscription.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Object Number 
235
Marks 
written: on envelope; "from the/ Flag Staff / Fort Sumpter (sic)"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group