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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.03.00245
Description Piece of tree bark.
Material wood
Dimensions W-0.5 L-1.5 inches
Event Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Provenance "Piece of bark of the apple tree under which Gen. Lee sat waiting to surrender. Given to Mrs. Gilmer of Savannah by one of his soldiers just after the event."
People Lee, Robert E.
unidentified Confederate soldier
Search Terms Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Savannah, Georgia
Subjects surrenders
gifts
trees
souvenirs