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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.03.00292
Description Piece of wood, long and narrow, roughly octagonal in shape.
Material wood
Owner Regiment CSS Beauregard
Made Luther D. Corbin
Provenance Relic made from cylinder timber of the Confederate Gunboat 'Beauregard.' [CSS Beauregard] The 'Beauregard' was sunk by the Federals at the head of Presidents Island on June 6, 1862. The wreck was broken up by the U.S. snagboat 'Macomb' on account of its being in the way of steamboats. This was done on August 19, 1911. It had been underwater for 49 years. The relic was made by Luther D. Corbin, steward government fleet, Memphis, Tennessee.
People Corbin, Luther D.
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Subjects Shipwrecks