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Object Name GAVEL
Catalog Number 0985.11.00169
Description This plain smooth wood gavel has a simple cylindrical handle and a tapered barrel. There are several wood worn holes on the handle.
Material Wood
Dimensions H-6.05 W-2.5 D-1.25 inches
Owned owner/user unknown
Event Battle of Franklin
Provenance This gavel was made from a piece of the old Carter gin house that stood on the battlefield of Franklin, Tennessee.
Search Terms Battle of Franklin
Franklin-Nashville Campaign
Subjects souvenirs