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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.13.00176
Description Lead bullet embedded in a section of wood (believed pine or oak). The wood is rectangular, v-shaped. Four nails attach the provenance/history note: "BULLET / Shot May 12, 1864 / at Spotsylvania Court House Battle / field, Va."
Material Wood/Metal/Lead/Paper/Ink
Dimensions W-1.5 L-6.5 inches
Owned Unknown
Event Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
Provenance The chunk of wood with embedded bullet came from Belmont, part of the Spotsylvania Courthouse battlefield.
Search Terms Overland Campaign
items struck by bullets