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Object Name RAZOR
Catalog Number 0985.01.00051a
Description The straight razor blade is attached to a tortoise shell handle. The steel blade is marked "Joseph Hodd Cutlerstoth No. 6 North." The handle shows evidence of cracking. A small whetstone (.51b) comes with the razor.
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