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Object Name CANE
Catalog Number 0985.13.00041
Date 1874
Description The cane is made from a length of knotted branch stock. It has an engraved silver collar with the following etching in its surface, "Col Thomas Smith from Jefferson Davis Beauvoir 1874." The cane has a bone handle.
Dimensions L-35.5 inches
Owned Thomas Smith
Owner Regiment 22nd Virginia Infantry, Co. H
36th Virginia Infantry
Made Jefferson Davis, Beauvour, Mississippi
Provenance The cane was cut by Jefferson Davis at Beauvoir and given to Col. Thomas Smith, son of Governor William "Extra Billy" Smith in 1874.
People Smith, Thomas
Davis, Jefferson
Smith, William (Extra Billy)