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Title:Ketchum grenade
Date Made:ca. 1861
Materials:Wood and paper
Place Made:North America; United States
Accession Number:  MH SK 2006.2197.INV
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

Long wooden piece, with shaped end. Covered in thick stained paper. Handwritten label glued to the length of the object: "Rebel hand grenade from Fort Sumter." Civil War.


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