Vial filled w/mud from last rebel ditch: Fort dam
Glass, leather, cotton, dirt
Overall: 4 x 1 5/8 x 7/8 in. ( 10.2 x 4.1 x 2.2 cm )
Rectangular, clear vial with white leather cover tied over mouth with pink cotton thread; filled with dirt.
According to accession records, the dirt in this vial was taken from the last ditch in the Confederate lines at Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.