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Object Name SASH
Catalog Number 0985.06.00032
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.
People Howard, Conway R.
Search Terms Appomattox Campaign
Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Subjects Engineering
Engineers
Uniforms
surrenders