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Object Name BULLET
Catalog Number 0985.13.00304d
Description The bullet is conically shaped wih rings and oxidized. Other related items are 2 brass buttons (304 & 304a) with the Virginia State Seal and General Service on them, a pen/pencil holder (304c), and a cloth purse (304b).
Owned Philip Mallory Terrill
Owner Regiment 25th Virginia Infantry, Co. G
81st Virginia Militia
Bodyguard - Gen. Richard S. Ewell
12th Virginia Cavalry, Co. B
62nd Virginia Mounted Infantry, Co. A (2nd)
Event Battle of Cedar Creek / Belle Grove
Provenance According to donor history, the buttons, purse, pen holder, and bullet were the effects found on Lt. Philip Mallory Terrill's body after he was mortally wounded at the Battle of Cedar Creek, near Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia. This bullet may have been the one that mortally wounded him.
People Terrill, Philip Mallory
Search Terms Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864
Battle of Cedar Creek / Belle Grove
Subjects Casualties, War
Dead persons
War casualties
Wounded in war
Wounds & injuries