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Bag containing a piece of brick from Fort Sumter owned by Marquis Peterson

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Marquis Peterson, American, 1832 - 1896  Search this
Subject of:
55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, American, 1863 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
cotton (fiber), brick
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2017.78.2a (bag)): 5 1/2 × 3 1/2 × 7/8 in. (14 × 8.9 × 2.2 cm)
H x W x D (2017.78.2b (brick)): 1 7/8 × 1 5/8 × 3/4 in. (4.8 × 4.1 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
blocks (shaped masses)
bags (containers)
Place collected:
Fort Sumter, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 19th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Military  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.78.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c306dc8d-3b7c-49ee-be58-358455783354
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.78.2ab

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