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Object Name BOLT
Catalog Number 0985.02.00200
Description Piece of metal (iron); head of bolt.
Material Metal/Iron
Event Battle of Fort Sumter
Provenance Bolt from Fort Johnson.

"Piece of iron bolt of Steven's Battery, Fort Johnson, Morris Island, from which the first shot of the war was fired at 4 a.m., April 10 [sic -- April 12], 1861."
Search Terms Battle of Fort Sumter
Fort Johnson