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Object Name GAVEL
Catalog Number 0985.11.00163
Description This gavel was made from two small branches of a tree. The handle is fitted into the barrel and the barrel has a lead minie ball .75" into the surface. The gavel has been varnished.
Material Wood/Metal/Lead
Dimensions H-7 W-3.5 D-1.75 inches
Owned owner/user unknown
Event Battle of Lookout Mountain
Provenance This gavel was made from a piece of wood taken from Lookout Mountain with a bullet embedded in its surface.
Search Terms Chattanooga Campaign
Battle of Lookout Mountain
items struck by bullets
Subjects Souvenirs