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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.02.00017
Description Piece of black cotton fabric.
Material Fabric/Cloth
Dimensions W-8 L-12.75 inches
Owned John B. Gordon
Owner Regiment 6th Alabama Infantry, "Raccoon Roughs"; Gordon's Brigade
Provenance The cotton cloth is a souvenir taken from the mourning drapery used on Maj. Gen. John B. Gordon's funeral car. Gordon died on January 9, 1904 in Miami, Florida and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia.
People Gordon, John Brown
Search Terms Atlanta, Georgia
Subjects mourning
Death & burial
Funeral rites & ceremonies