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Object Name Whetstone
Catalog Number 0985.01.00051b
Description A small whetstone, dark brown in color and rectangular in shape. On one long flat side is etched a cross shape; on the other long flat side is etched a crosshatch design with two vertical lines running through it. Accompanies razor (.51a).
Dimensions L-9.5 inches
Owned Hugh McCullum
Owner Regiment 33rd Arkansas Infantry
Made Joseph Hodd
Event Battle of Jenkins' Ferry
Provenance Lt. Hugh McCullum carried this straight razor during the war. McCullum was killed in the Battle of Jenkins Ferry, Arkansas on April 30, 1864.
People McCullum, Hugh
Search Terms Battle of Jenkins' Ferry
Subjects Dead persons
Casualties, War
War casualties