|Description||Sash of red silk mesh with tassel ends.|
|Dimensions||W-3.75 L-104 inches|
|Owned||Conway R. Howard|
|Owner Regiment||Chief of Engineers, Gen. A. P. Hill's Staff|
|Event||Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865|
|Provenance||Maj. Conway R. Howard wore this sash as part of his Confederate uniform during the war. He was Chief of Engineers on the Gen. A. P. Hill's staff. Conway became a Capt. of Engineers in January 1863 and the promoted to Major on March 17, 1864. Believed worn by him at the surrender at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865.|
Howard, Conway R.
Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865