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Object Name FORK
Catalog Number 0985.02.00089
Description The fork is silver-plated with a floral pattern and has four tines. It shows heavy surface wear. The reverse is marked, "John O. Meade & Son" and "St. John's."
Dimensions L-6.5 inches
Owned Hugh Judson Kilpatrick; W. P. A. Murray
Owner Regiment 8th Texas Cavalry, Co. H
Made John O. Meade and Sons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Provenance 2nd Lt. W. P. A. Murray "captured" this fork from Union General Hugh Judson Kilpatrick's tent in North Carolina just before the surrender.
People Kilpatrick, Hugh Judson
Murray, W. P. A.
Search Terms items captured by Confederate soldiers
items captured from Union soldiers
items taken by Confederate soldiers
items taken from Union soldiers
United States Army
Surrender at Bennett Place, North Carolina, April 26, 1865
Subjects surrenders