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Collection HCHS Civil War Collection
Catalog Number 2014.043.007
Object Name Fragment
Description Section of a small tree trunk from the Gettysburg Battlefield with bullets embedded in both sides. It was cut and presented to John A. Anderson by Israel Silvers whoe was a delegate sent to the army by the U.S. Christian Commission.
Found Gettysburg
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 Ammunition
Trees
Bullets
Bullet holes
Search Terms Civil War
Grand Army of the Republic