|Description||Pair (one of two) brass spurs, with variations. This one has half-round heel band and curved neck with 7-point rowel. Single leather strap passes through terminal ends of both spurs.|
|Dimensions||W-3 L-5 inches|
|Owned||unidentified Confederate soldier|
|Event||Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865|
"These two [non-matching] spurs were worn in Confederate War by a Richmond man now in the employ of the C&O RR offices. The one with the straight shank (.965a) was worn by him at Appomattox the day that Gen. Lee surrendered."
"2 spurs of different pairs worn during Confederate war. One was worn at the surrender of Lee by a gentleman now in employ of C&O Railroad Offices."
unidentified Confederate soldier
Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865