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Object Name BOX
Catalog Number 0985.03.00035
Description Small wooden box, circular in shape. Two parts: lid and box.
Material wood
Owner Regiment CSS Alabama
Event Battle of Cherbourg
Provenance "Small wooden box made from an oar saved from aboard the CSS Alabama."

"This box was turned out of the piece of an oar saved from the Alabama when she sunk after being in action with the Kearsage off Cherbourg... 19 June 1864." (signed "Henry Adams")
Search Terms Battle of Cherbourg
Subjects Souvenirs