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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.13.00626
Description A small fragment of cadet gray wool cloth with a smaller piece of black crepe attached.
Material Wool
Dimensions W-2 L-2 inches
Owned Thomas J. Jackson [Stonewall Jackson]
Event wounding, death and burial of Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, 1863
Provenance According to the attached label: "This piece of cloth was cut from the uniform (presumably frock coat) of Gen. T.J. Jackson in which he received his death wound, May 2, 1863. The black mourning crepe is a fragment worn at his funeral. At 3:20 o'clock, May 10, 1863, the soul of the great soldier passed into the peace of God, soon after his trembling lips uttered the immortal words, 'Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees.' "

Handwritten nnote with artifact: "New Markett 10 June 63 / Will Mrs Maj Williamson received / the within / Very Respectfully / Wm. D. North"
People Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall)
Subjects mourning
uniforms
Funeral rites & ceremonies
souvenirs