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Object Name RAMROD
Catalog Number 0985.11.00082
Description The iron ramrod has slightened flattened ends. This ramrod is the longer one of two tied together with a string; the shorter rammer (.82a) is bent at an angle.
Material Metal/Iron
Dimensions L-38 inches
Owned owner/user unknown
Event Battle of Shiloh / Pittsburg Landing
Provenance These are two rammers from the Battle of Shiloh, used to mark graves.

"Rammers, two, found on Shiloh battlefield where they were serving as grave markers." (old Tennessee State Room index card)

"Rammers found marking graves on Shiloh Battlefield." (old object ID label, attached to artifacts)
Search Terms Battle of Shiloh / Pittsburg Landing
Subjects Burials
Graves
Gravestones