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Object Name Spur
Catalog Number 0985.13.00965a
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
Made CSA
Event Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Provenance "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."
People unidentified Confederate soldier
Search Terms Appomattox Campaign
Surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865
Subjects surrenders