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Object Name BOX
Catalog Number 0985.13.00358
Description This work box is shaped to appear to be a book. It is made of pine with a dark stain and a spine that slides away from the body to reveal an inner drawer with three compartments.
Dimensions H-9.5 W-7 L-2.5 inches
Owned owner/user unknown
Event Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Provenance Work box made the day after the battle of First Manassas from a piece of a blown-up and/or captured Federal caisson.

"Work-box, repressenting a book. Made the day after the battle of Manassas from a piece of a blown-up caisson belonging to the enemy, Sunday, July 21, 1861." (1905 Catalog)
Search Terms Battle of First Manassas / First Bull Run
Subjects souvenirs