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Name Montgomery, Alabama

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FIFE -

Wooden fife, six finger holes, short brass ferrule and a silver mouthpiece.

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GAVEL -

This pine gavel has a handle fitted into a barrel. The barrel has three central incised rings with bulbous ends. The inscription "First White House Confederacy" has been burned into the wood on the barrel. There is a silver band attached to the gavel that is barely legible, reads "Secession Chapter UDC Montgomery Ala" The gavel is tied with a 1.75" red and white satin ribbon.

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Fragment -

Pattern: N/A; flag fragment; blue wool bunting. Sewn with black thread to card. Stars: None. Border: None. Attachment: None. Unit Designation: None. Battle Honors: None.

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INKWELL -

Screw thread top inkwell with a squat cylindrical base.

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SASH -

Sash of green worsted wool without tassels. Green indicates a medical officer's sash. Associated with buttons (.109a-e).

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BUTTON -

Brass U. S. Regulation General Service button with backmark, "HORSTMANN BROS. & CO / PHILA."

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BUTTON -

Brass U. S. Regulation General Service button with backmark, "HORSTMANN BROS. & CO / PHILA."

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BUTTON -

Brass U. S. Regulation General Service button with backmark, "HORSTMANN BROS. & CO / PHILA."

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BUTTON -

Brass U. S. Regulation General Service button with backmark, "HORSTMANN BROS. & CO / PHILA."

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BUTTON -

Brass U. S. Regulation General Service button with backmark, "HORSTMANN BROS. & CO / PHILA."

Spoon, Souvenir -

SPOON: This is a sterling teaspoon with a relief image of the capitol building in Montgomery, Alabama and the words "First Capitol of the Confederacy 1861" in raised block letters in the bowl. It also has a confederate monument and the scrambled word "Montgomery, Ala" on the handle. It is marked "Sterling."

Spoon, Souvenir -

Sterling silver spoon with raised line drawing of a building and the inscription: "FIRST CAPITOL OF THE CONFEDERACY MONTGOMERY ALA" in the bowl. The handle is crossed riles with the United States and Army of Northern Virginia flags on the butts. Marked DH Sterling.

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Ambrotype - Watson Meredith Gentry

Quarter-plate ambrotype on ruby glass; man standing outdoors in front of tent, leaning to the left against tent pole, left hand wrapped around pole, left leg crossed in front of right at ankles, looking at camera, hair parted on side, beard and moustache; wearing uniform frock coat, open; turned-down shirt collar, wide horizontal necktie, possibly wearing light-colored vest, right elbow bent and holding hat, straight trousers; tent flaps are folded back, inside the tent to the left on the ground is a camp bed, to that right of that stand wooden shelves mounted on a box, lined with bottles containing solutions, and to the right of subject not visible; bare ground in front of tent and tree bran

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Print, Photographic - The First White House of the Confederacy

b/w photo of the First White House of the Confederacy with people standing in front of it. Mostly men in cowboy hats.