Overall: 1 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 4 in. ( 4.4 x 21.6 x 10.2 cm )
stamped: on top: "MALVERN HILL/JUL 1st 1862"
Rectangular brick; top surface has molded lettering "MALVERN HILL" and date "JUL 1st 1862" with image of cannon.
The battle of Malvern Hill (Virginia) took place on July 1, 1862. The battle was a failure for the Union Army, which retreated to the Union base at Harrison's Landing.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
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