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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.02.00213
Description Wood fragment with embedded bullets. Roughly rectangular with rounded edges. Pine wood that has possibly grown around bullet. Hole in end. One edge flat. Engraved on wood: "C. FLEMING". Written in pencil: "Olustee Fla."
Material Wood/Metal/Lead
Dimensions W-1.125 L-6.062 inches
Event Battle of Olustee / Ocean Pond
Provenance Piece of pine, cut from tree on the battlefield of Olustee. It contains a Confederate lead bullet embedded in the wood. Cut from the tree by Charles Fleming of Olustee, Florida, and later given to Sister Esther Carlotta (the donor).
People Fleming, Charles
Search Terms Battle of Olustee / Ocean Pond
items struck by bullets