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The bullet that killed Col. Richard Gentry in the Battle of Lake Okeechobee

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Identifier: 1952-069-0001

Title: The bullet that killed Col. Richard Gentry in the Battle of Lake Okeechobee

Description: This is reputedly the bullet that killed Col. Richard Gentry, Missouri Volunteers, during the Battle of Lake Okeechobee, in the second Seminole War. The ball passed through Gentry and wounded his son, Sgt. Maj. Richard H. Gentry, who was also in the battle.

Rights: UND

Place:

Dates: circa 1837

Type(s): Ball, Musket

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842
Battles

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