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Collection HCHS Civil War Collection
Catalog Number 2014.043.019
Object Name Fragment
Description Piece of a flagstaff from Fort Sumter broken during the bombardment of 1861.
Date 1861
Provenance Found on the Battlefield at Gettysburg and brought back to Lambertville, NJ. It was formerly in the Collection of the Grand Army of the Republic Post 20 Lambertville.
Subjects Flag poles
Flags
Forts & fortifications
Bombardment
Search Terms Civil War
Grand Army of the Republic