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Object Name Fuse, Detonating
Catalog Number 0985.13.00193
Description Fuse plug with a threaded end and slotted top; metal.
Material Metal
Dimensions L-4 inches
Owned owner/user unknown
Owner Regiment CSS Virginia
Event Battle of Hampton Roads
Provenance The detonating fuse came from the complement of CSS Virginia (USS Merrimac) shells.

"Fuse from a shell of the CSS Virginia"
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Battle of Hampton Roads
Subjects Artillery (Weaponry)
navies
Iron-clad vessels
Ironclads
souvenirs