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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.11.00030
Description Fragment sliver of oak, hardly more than a splinter.
Dimensions L-2 inches
Owned Frank Thomas ; Mrs. Thomas A. Allen
Event Battle of Fort Sumter
Provenance Piece of wood from Fort Sumter flagstaff. Captain Frank Thomas, who was killed at the Battle of First Manassas, gave this to Mrs. Thomas A. Allen of Memphis, Tennessee.
People Allen, Thomas A., Mrs.
Thomas, Frank
Search Terms Fort Sumter